State Board Quiz: Cosmetology Exam!

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Do you want to take your state board exam? These questions encompass information about keeping things clean as a cosmetologist. Why do you use disinfectant, a dry sanitizer, what happens to hair when it absorbs perm solution, what must you examine before you cut bangs, what is needed for perm draping, and what do you use for hair cutting? You should certainly take this great quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why do you use disinfectant?
    • A. 

      To prevent the growth of bacteria

    • B. 

      To kill or prevent the growth of bacteria

    • C. 

      To immunize the bacteria

    • D. 

      To weaken the chemical solution

  • 2. 
    What is a dry sanitizer? 
    • A. 

      Something that contains a disinfectant

    • B. 

      Something that contains a warm emulsion

    • C. 

      Something that contains an active fumigant

    • D. 

      Something that contains a styptic

  • 3. 
    How do you use a comb which is taken out from a wet sanitizer?
    • A. 

      Keep it in a close waste receptacle

    • B. 

      Rinse and dry and keep in a dry cabinet

    • C. 

      Keep it in the pocket of the uniform

    • D. 

      Keep it in a dry sanitizer

  • 4. 
    Where do you keep clean laundered towels?
    • A. 

      In the dispensary

    • B. 

      In a open cabinet

    • C. 

      In a closed cabinet

    • D. 

      On nearby shelf

  • 5. 
    When should you follow the sanitation rule from the Health Department and State Board?
    • A. 

      Often

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Always

    • D. 

      Never

  • 6. 
    What is purpose of the cuticle?
    • A. 

      Protection

    • B. 

      Discoloration

    • C. 

      Penetration

    • D. 

      Reversion

  • 7. 
    Describe the hair cycle.
    • A. 

      Cuticle, cortex, medulla

    • B. 

      Fine, normal, coarse

    • C. 

      Limp, average, strong

    • D. 

      Growth, fall, replacement

  • 8. 
    What happens to the hair when it is absorbed by the perm solution?
    • A. 

      It swells

    • B. 

      It burns

    • C. 

      It contracts

    • D. 

      It reverts

  • 9. 
    Before you cut bangs, what must you examine? 
    • A. 

      Porosity

    • B. 

      Density

    • C. 

      Elasticity

    • D. 

      Texture

  • 10. 
    What should you do with a client who has a contagious disease? 
    • A. 

      Proceed with the service

    • B. 

      Discuss the situation with the manager

    • C. 

      Refuse the service

    • D. 

      Follow the client's orders

  • 11. 
    Why must you place a towel around the neck of a client when performing a perm?
    • A. 

      To prevent skin contact of perm solution

    • B. 

      To support the neck

    • C. 

      To prevent injury

    • D. 

      To prevent lower hair damage

  • 12. 
    What is needed for perm draping?
    • A. 

      A plastic bag and a comb

    • B. 

      Cotton strip and vaseline

    • C. 

      A brush and towel

    • D. 

      A towel and a shampoo cape

  • 13. 
    What is advisable to do before giving chemical services?
    • A. 

      A hair analysis

    • B. 

      Brush the hair

    • C. 

      Shampoo the hair

    • D. 

      Give a scalp treatment

  • 14. 
    How often must you wash normal hair?
    • A. 

      Once a week

    • B. 

      Every other week

    • C. 

      As often as necessary

    • D. 

      Once a month

  • 15. 
    How do you monitor water temperature for rinsing?
    • A. 

      By tasting

    • B. 

      By smelling

    • C. 

      By finger testing

    • D. 

      By finger movement

  • 16. 
    What part of the hand is used when lathering shampoo?
    • A. 

      The cushions of the finger

    • B. 

      The fingernails

    • C. 

      The palm of the hand

    • D. 

      The thumbs only

  • 17. 
    What do you use to prevent hair tangling?
    • A. 

      A color rinse

    • B. 

      A cream rinse

    • C. 

      A medicated rinse

    • D. 

      A non-strip rinse

  • 18. 
    What do you use for haircutting?
    • A. 

      A comb

    • B. 

      Scissors

    • C. 

      Clippers

    • D. 

      Thinning scissors

  • 19. 
    What is shingling?
    • A. 

      The shortening of the hair in a graduate effect

    • B. 

      To lengthen the hair

    • C. 

      Blunt cutting

    • D. 

      To decrease the bulk of the hair

  • 20. 
    What is the first step for shingling? 
    • A. 

      Combing

    • B. 

      Brushing

    • C. 

      Guide lining

    • D. 

      Slithering

  • 21. 
    Which is the cut that follows a guideline without tapering?
    • A. 

      A club cut

    • B. 

      A blunt cut

    • C. 

      A feather cut

    • D. 

      A pixie cut

  • 22. 
    Why must you apply conditioner after relaxing overly curly hair?
    • A. 

      To make the hair look glossy

    • B. 

      To restore natural oils in the hair

    • C. 

      For stabilizing

    • D. 

      To rinse out excess oil

  • 23. 
    Which one of the following is false when using a clipper?
    • A. 

      The hair grows from the follicle

    • B. 

      Hair grows normal speed

    • C. 

      Hair grows the same size

    • D. 

      Hair grows thicker

  • 24. 
    What instrument do you use for finger waving?
    • A. 

      A blow dryer

    • B. 

      A brush

    • C. 

      A comb

    • D. 

      A thermal iron

  • 25. 
    Before you comb out finger waved hair, how must the hair be?
    • A. 

      Completely wet

    • B. 

      Slightly damp

    • C. 

      Saturated with gel

    • D. 

      Throughly dry

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