Important Questions For Cosmetologist's

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Semi-permanent color

    • B. 

      Permanent color

    • C. 

      Temporary color

    • D. 

      Metallic dye (gradual color)

  • 2. 
    When you have to use orange wood stick and cuticle pusher?
    • A. 

      To loosen the cuticle or to clean under the free edge

    • B. 

      Only to clean under the free edge

    • C. 

      To nip excess cuticle at the base

    • D. 

      To bevel at 45degree angle

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Catagen

    • B. 

      Anagen

    • C. 

      Telogen

    • D. 

      Final phase

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Tinea capitis

    • B. 

      Pediculosis capitis

    • C. 

      Tinea favosa (scutula)

    • D. 

      Alopecia areata

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Split hair

    • B. 

      Knotted hair

    • C. 

      Beaded hair

    • D. 

      Alternating bands of gray and pigmented hair

  • 6. 
    If the patron has severe scalp irritation with greasy white scales, what you will recommend to do?
    • A. 

      Scalp treatment as regular scalp massage

    • B. 

      Client should be referred to a physician for medical treatment

    • C. 

      Using medicated shampoo

    • D. 

      Daily using of antiseptic shampoo

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Postpartum alopecia

    • B. 

      Hair without medulla

    • C. 

      Alopecia areata

    • D. 

      Alopecia senilis

  • 8. 
    All the following characteristics apply t the vellus hair, except:
    • A. 

      Hair found on infants

    • B. 

      Hair without medulla

    • C. 

      Not pigmented hair

    • D. 

      Hair growing under armpits

  • 9. 
    A tuft of hair that stands straight up is called:
    • A. 

      A whorl

    • B. 

      A shaft

    • C. 

      A hair stream

    • D. 

      A cowlick

  • 10. 
    Healthy hair with compact cuticle layer is considered :
    • A. 

      Resistant hair

    • B. 

      Porous hair

    • C. 

      Normal hair

    • D. 

      Dry hair

  • 11. 
    Hair with low porosity is considered as :
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Overly porous

    • C. 

      Resistant

    • D. 

      Ideal

  • 12. 
    Hair with high porosity is generally result of:
    • A. 

      Over processing

    • B. 

      Under processing

    • C. 

      Brushing hair before service

    • D. 

      Giving conditioning treatment before service

  • 13. 
    Process dividing bacteria into two new cells is called as:
    • A. 

      Motility

    • B. 

      Mitosis

    • C. 

      Vegetative stage

    • D. 

      Active stage

  • 14. 
    The slender hair extension which moves bacteria is called:
    • A. 

      Spores

    • B. 

      Tall

    • C. 

      Flagella

    • D. 

      Shaft

  • 15. 
    Cocci, bacilli, spirilla are:
    • A. 

      Saprophytes

    • B. 

      Non pathogenic

    • C. 

      Pathogenic bacteria

    • D. 

      Harmless bacteria

  • 16. 
    Blood poisoning  are caused by:
    • A. 

      Bacilli

    • B. 

      Spirilla

    • C. 

      Diplococci

    • D. 

      Streptococci

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Parasites

    • B. 

      Pathogenic

    • C. 

      Harmfull

    • D. 

      Non pathogenic

  • 18. 
    When bloodstream carries to all parts of the body the bacteria is indicated as:
    • A. 

      Local infection

    • B. 

      Contagious disease

    • C. 

      General infection

    • D. 

      Objective symptom

  • 19. 
    Give the example of local infection :
    • A. 

      Syphilis

    • B. 

      Scabies

    • C. 

      Pimple or abscess

    • D. 

      Common cold

  • 20. 
    All disinfectant used in the salon has to be :
    • A. 

      Labeled

    • B. 

      Inexpensive

    • C. 

      Easy to dilute

    • D. 

      Discarded

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Rinse throughly

    • B. 

      Put on gloves

    • C. 

      Remove hair, fillings and other materials

    • D. 

      Mix disinfectant according to the manufacturers direction

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Relax muscles

    • B. 

      Improves dry, scaly skin

    • C. 

      Relieves pain

    • D. 

      Treat psoriasis, acne condition

  • 23. 
    Resistance to infection is known as:
    • A. 

      Decontamination

    • B. 

      Immunization

    • C. 

      Immunity

    • D. 

      Inoculation

  • 24. 
    A communicable disease is:
    • A. 

      Caused by non pathogenic bacteria

    • B. 

      Transmitted from one to another

    • C. 

      Prevented by vaccination

    • D. 

      Caused by saprophytes

  • 25. 
    A ridge filler is applied:
    • A. 

      After nail polish

    • B. 

      After base coat

    • C. 

      After top coat

    • D. 

      Before base coat

  • 26. 
    OSHA stands for:
    • A. 

      Occupational standards of health association

    • B. 

      Occupational of safety and health administration

    • C. 

      Oversight of safety and health administration

    • D. 

      Occupational standard and health agency

  • 27. 
    EPA stands for:
    • A. 

      Environmental protection agency

    • B. 

      Environmental public agency

    • C. 

      East protection agency

    • D. 

      Established protection agency

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Killing all bacteria

    • B. 

      Significantly reduce the number of bacteria

    • C. 

      Retarding bacteria

    • D. 

      Reducing non pathogenic bacteria

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Clean shoes

    • B. 

      Styled hair

    • C. 

      Attractive cologne (parfume)

    • D. 

      Oral hygiene

  • 30. 
    When is trimmer used for?
    • A. 

      For outlining

    • B. 

      Creating designs

    • C. 

      For shaving facial hair

    • D. 

      For each haircutting

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      By hair color

    • B. 

      By learning background of the client's hair

    • C. 

      By learning composition of shampoo

    • D. 

      By condition hair and scalp

  • 32. 
    When is color filler used ?
    • A. 

      Equalize porosity

    • B. 

      Equalize texture

    • C. 

      Equalize tone

    • D. 

      Equalize condition

  • 33. 
    When is finger test used?
    • A. 

      Before a hair color

    • B. 

      Before toner

    • C. 

      Before relaxer

    • D. 

      Before perm

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      Comb once on each side

    • B. 

      Comb twice on each side

    • C. 

      Comb once on each side with more pressure

    • D. 

      Comb with thermal comb, then with curling iron

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      By yellow-green spots

    • B. 

      By softening/smelling bad nail

    • C. 

      By brown-black spots

    • D. 

      By nail mold

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      For high fashion

    • B. 

      Make eyes larger

    • C. 

      Improve appearance of eyes

    • D. 

      It is part of effective make-up application

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Combination of pheomelanin and eumelanin

    • B. 

      Combination of contributing melanin

    • C. 

      Combination of only pheomelanin

    • D. 

      Combination of only eumelanin

  • 38. 
    Permanent waving make physical and chemical changes in what kind of bonds?
    • A. 

      Peptide

    • B. 

      Disulfide

    • C. 

      Salt

    • D. 

      Hydrogen

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      Only the new growth

    • B. 

      Only the hairline

    • C. 

      1.1/4 from scalp

    • D. 

      1/4 to 1/2 inch away from scalp

  • 40. 
    • A. 

      Apply treatment mask

    • B. 

      Apply massage cream

    • C. 

      Apply toner

    • D. 

      Analyze the skin

  • 41. 
    Beautician with license of cosmetologist can perform on client following procedure 
    • A. 

      Friction movement on the lower back

    • B. 

      Percussion movement on the neck

    • C. 

      Hacking movement on the back

    • D. 

      Pinching (kneading) movement on the shoulders

  • 42. 
    Before quick application of acrylic nails you have to apply:
    • A. 

      Base coat

    • B. 

      Liquid nail wrap

    • C. 

      Primer

    • D. 

      Nail forms

  • 43. 
    When we have to perform patch test prior application of bonded extensions ?
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Always

    • D. 

      When needed

  • 44. 
    The stationary part of pin curl is:
    • A. 

      Circle

    • B. 

      Base

    • C. 

      Curl

    • D. 

      Stem

  • 45. 
    Condition filler are used for :
    • A. 

      Deposit color to faded ends

    • B. 

      Recondition damaged, overly porous hair

    • C. 

      Prevent streaking/dull appearance

    • D. 

      Produce uniform color

  • 46. 
    Do not perm hair, if:
    • A. 

      Metallic color used on the hair previously

    • B. 

      Client used permanent waving lotion at home

    • C. 

      Client used permanent hair color previously

    • D. 

      Client under 21 years old

  • 47. 
    • A. 

      Short, fine, downy hair

    • B. 

      Hair without medulla

    • C. 

      Not pigmented hair

    • D. 

      Long, dark color hair

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      On the ends

    • B. 

      On the whole strands

    • C. 

      On the middle of strands

    • D. 

      On the new growth

  • 49. 
    • A. 

      Anagen

    • B. 

      Telogen

    • C. 

      Catagen

    • D. 

      Resting phase

  • 50. 
    • A. 

      Final phase in the hair cycle 

    • B. 

      Transition period between growth and resting phase

    • C. 

      Growth phase

    • D. 

      Resting phase

  • 51. 
    The average growth of healthy hair is about:
    • A. 

      1.1/2 inch per month

    • B. 

      1/2 inch per month

    • C. 

      2 inch per month

    • D. 

      1/8 inch per month

  • 52. 
    • A. 

      50 %

    • B. 

      90 %

    • C. 

      10 %

    • D. 

      1 %

  • 53. 
    • A. 

      4-5 years

    • B. 

      5-10 years

    • C. 

      1-2 weeks

    • D. 

      2-4 month

  • 54. 
    The tube like pocket or depression in the skin, which encases hair is called:
    • A. 

      Bulb

    • B. 

      Follicle

    • C. 

      Papilla

    • D. 

      Cortex

  • 55. 
    Total weight hair, its elasticity, natural color comes form:
    • A. 

      Papilla

    • B. 

      Follicle

    • C. 

      Cortex

    • D. 

      Cuticle

  • 56. 
    • A. 

      Wavy hair

    • B. 

      Straight hair

    • C. 

      Wavy and curly hair

    • D. 

      Extremely curly /coiled hair

  • 57. 
    The code of ethics for cosmetology profession is set by:
    • A. 

      State board

    • B. 

      Cosmetology school

    • C. 

      Salon clients

    • D. 

      Salon owner

  • 58. 
    As a cosmetologist, your professional image consist of:
    • A. 

      Technical skills

    • B. 

      Good looks

    • C. 

      Outward appearance and conduct

    • D. 

      Sense of style

  • 59. 
    Physical presentation is an important aspect of professional image and includes all the following, except:
    • A. 

      Cleanliness

    • B. 

      Posture

    • C. 

      An optimistic attitude

    • D. 

      Good grooming

  • 60. 
    The strongest side bonds in the cortex are:
    • A. 

      Hydrogen bond

    • B. 

      Peptide bonds

    • C. 

      Salt bonds

    • D. 

      Disulfide bonds

  • 61. 
    The follicle canal shrinks and detaches from dermal papilla during the:
    • A. 

      Telogen phase

    • B. 

      Anagen phase

    • C. 

      Catagen phase

    • D. 

      Final phase

  • 62. 
    Abnormal growth of hair is called:
    • A. 

      Pityriasis

    • B. 

      Alopecia

    • C. 

      Trichoptilosis

    • D. 

      Hypertrichosis

  • 63. 
    Technical name for split hair ends is called:
    • A. 

      Trichoptilosis

    • B. 

      Tinea

    • C. 

      Canities

    • D. 

      Fragilities crinium

  • 64. 
    The use of repeating lines, weather straight or curved is:
    • A. 

      Create a hard edge

    • B. 

      Become confuse

    • C. 

      Create more interesting design

    • D. 

      Create long, narrow look

  • 65. 
    The using curved lines in hair design can be used to:
    • A. 

      Emphasize good features

    • B. 

      Cover up a bad cut

    • C. 

      Create width

    • D. 

      Soften design

  • 66. 
    Hair brushes with nylon bristles are used for:
    • A. 

      Addluster to hair

    • B. 

      Style the hair

    • C. 

      Detangle the hair

    • D. 

      Remove dust, spray from the hair

  • 67. 
    Th most highly recommended hairbrushes are made from:
    • A. 

      Wire with ruber tips

    • B. 

      Nylon bristles

    • C. 

      Natural bristles

    • D. 

      Widely space bristles

  • 68. 
    It is safe to perm hair that has been :
    • A. 

      Colored with metallic dye

    • B. 

      Shows sign of breakage

    • C. 

      Treated with hydroxide relaxer

    • D. 

      Treated with thio relaxer

  • 69. 
    Metallic slat leave a coating on the hair that may cause discoloration, breakage or:
    • A. 

      Uneven curls

    • B. 

      Mild odor

    • C. 

      Hair straightening

    • D. 

      Smooth curl

  • 70. 
    The disulfide bonds that are broken by hydroxide relaxer can be :
    • A. 

      Never reformed

    • B. 

      Changed into hydrogen bonds

    • C. 

      Reformed by lanthionization

    • D. 

      Reformed by neutralizer

  • 71. 
    A release statement is used mainly to explain:
    • A. 

      What damages the client may not sue for

    • B. 

      Your malpractice insurance policy

    • C. 

      If hair is in proper condition to receive the color

    • D. 

      That you can not be sued for hair color mistakes

  • 72. 
    Extremely curly hair is weakest at the:
    • A. 

      Mid shaft

    • B. 

      Hairline

    • C. 

      Ends

    • D. 

      Twists

  • 73. 
    Hair is referred to as natural or virgin if it has had no previous coloring or lightening treatments, chemical, or.........
    • A. 

      Styling aids

    • B. 

      Fishtail braiding

    • C. 

      Physical abuse

    • D. 

      Clipper cut

  • 74. 
    To create illusion of length and soften facial lines for the_____ facial shape, choose style that frame the face around the forehead, temples and jawline 
    • A. 

      Oval

    • B. 

      Square

    • C. 

      Round

    • D. 

      Diamond

  • 75. 
    If you client has a narrow forehead, it is recommend that you:
    • A. 

      Use bangs

    • B. 

      Create center part

    • C. 

      Direct hair forward over side of forehead

    • D. 

      Style hair away from forehead