Manicurist Exam Quiz Questions Set 2

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Manicurist Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Improperly sanitized pedicure basins may cause:
    • A. 

      Onychorrhexis

    • B. 

      Leuconychia

    • C. 

      Nevus

    • D. 

      Tinea pedis

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following should be the last step in fiberglass application?
    • A. 

      Filing

    • B. 

      Etching

    • C. 

      Nipping

    • D. 

      Buffing

  • 3. 
    What is the appearance of contaminated primer?
    • A. 

      Violet

    • B. 

      Amber

    • C. 

      Clear

    • D. 

      Cloudy

  • 4. 
    Careless filing an beviling of the fingernails may cause nails to:
    • A. 

      Split

    • B. 

      Grow slowly

    • C. 

      Grow quickly

    • D. 

      Become brittle

  • 5. 
    Which medical problem would prevent a massage from being performed during a manicure?
    • A. 

      Albinism

    • B. 

      Chloasma

    • C. 

      A heart condition

    • D. 

      A thyroid condition

  • 6. 
    What is the purpose of a paper wrap?
    • A. 

      Fill-in bases

    • B. 

      Tip overlays

    • C. 

      Mail extensions

    • D. 

      Quick repairs on natural nails

  • 7. 
    When clean the nail during a manicure, brush strokes should be directed:
    • A. 

      Upward

    • B. 

      Circular

    • C. 

      Downward

    • D. 

      Sideways

  • 8. 
    Some no-light gels may be cured by:
    • A. 

      Spraying with an activator

    • B. 

      Exposure to UV light

    • C. 

      Soaking in acetone

    • D. 

      Applying nail polish

  • 9. 
    Nail forms should be used when applying:
    • A. 

      Nail tips

    • B. 

      Acrylic nails

    • C. 

      Mending tissue

    • D. 

      Acrylic over nail tips

  • 10. 
    What is study of healthy skin and skin disorders called?
    • A. 

      Oncology

    • B. 

      Dermatology

    • C. 

      Neurology

    • D. 

      Histology

  • 11. 
    What stops the growth of microorganisms on non-living surfaces?
    • A. 

      Dry sanitizes

    • B. 

      Disinfectants

    • C. 

      Antiseptics

    • D. 

      Antibiotics

  • 12. 
    When applying polish, which one of the following can be used to correct a smudge before applying more polish:
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Cuticle oil

    • C. 

      Polish remover

    • D. 

      Primer

  • 13. 
    Alcohol, quats, and phenols are known as:
    • A. 

      Physical agents

    • B. 

      Ultraviolet rays

    • C. 

      Chemical agents

    • D. 

      Moist heat

  • 14. 
    What is the function of the adductor muscles?
    • A. 

      Seperate the fingers

    • B. 

      Draw the fingers together

    • C. 

      Bend the thumb

    • D. 

      Extend the arm

  • 15. 
    What can be used by the nail technician to strengthen weak natural nails?
    • A. 

      Fabric wrap

    • B. 

      Nail primer

    • C. 

      Acetone

    • D. 

      Acrylic liquid

  • 16. 
    What is another name for monomer used in the application of acrylic nails?
    • A. 

      Powder

    • B. 

      Cream

    • C. 

      Paste

    • D. 

      Liquid

  • 17. 
    Effleurage druing a pedicure is:
    • A. 

      Pressure applied with a fist

    • B. 

      Smooth, continuous strokes

    • C. 

      Kneading upward and downward

    • D. 

      Lightly tapping the foot

  • 18. 
    What type of polish remover should be used if the client is wearing nail wraps?
    • A. 

      Acrylic solvent

    • B. 

      Acetone polish remover

    • C. 

      Callus solvent

    • D. 

      Non-acetone remover

  • 19. 
    When applying acrylic over bitten nails, which one of the following should not be done?
    • A. 

      Build and extend acrylic to finger tip

    • B. 

      Start acrylic application just below tip of bitten nail

    • C. 

      Apply primer to exposed skin

    • D. 

      Extend nail plate by applying small amount of acrylic to bitten end of nail bed

  • 20. 
    If a client has swelling of the nail, which one of the following conditions is present?
    • A. 

      Onychohelcosis

    • B. 

      Onychophyma

    • C. 

      Leuconychia

    • D. 

      Paronychia

  • 21. 
    In which one of the follwoing conditions do bacteria grow and multiply best?
    • A. 

      Warm

    • B. 

      Cold and light

    • C. 

      Cool and dry

    • D. 

      Warm and light

  • 22. 
    Which one of the following results in poor adhesion of polish?
    • A. 

      Improper beveling of the free edge

    • B. 

      Oil traces on the nail plate

    • C. 

      Split cuticles

    • D. 

      Leuconychia

  • 23. 
    Which one of the following is not a function of a muscle?
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Shape

    • C. 

      Support

    • D. 

      Secretion

  • 24. 
    Where should disinfected manicure implements be stored?
    • A. 

      In a supply closet

    • B. 

      In a open cabinet

    • C. 

      In a wet sanitizer

    • D. 

      In a closed dry sanitizer

  • 25. 
    The vascular system is also known as the:
    • A. 

      Muscular system

    • B. 

      Nervous system

    • C. 

      Circulatory system

    • D. 

      Skeletal system

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