Milady Cosmetology State Board Practice Test

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Milady Cosmetology State Board Practice Test - Quiz

You need to take this Milady cosmetology state board practice test today to check your knowledge of cosmetology and its basics! Not just anyone can wake up one morning and decide to be a cosmetologist; it takes hard work and many classes to be a licensed practitioner. How ready are you to tackle the licensing exam at Miladys? Take up the practice test below to refresh your memory. Don't forget to share the quiz with your friends! All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The barber pole has its roots of origin in what profession?
    • A. 

      Medicine

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      Blacksmithing

    • D. 

      Psychology

  • 2. 
    To achieve a look of greater intelligence during the renaissance women:
    • A. 

      Wore highly colored lip preperations

    • B. 

      Shaved their eyebrows and hairline

    • C. 

      Wore elaborate elegant clothing

    • D. 

      Dyed their hair black or dark brown

  • 3. 
    A popular method of adding color to the face during the victorian age was to:
    • A. 

      Pinch the cheeks to induce natural color

    • B. 

      Wear pale shades of rouge

    • C. 

      Apply brightly colored preparations to the lips

    • D. 

      Wear beauty masks made of natural ingredients

  • 4. 
    In 1938 Arnold F Willatt developed a method of permanent waving that used waving lotion with no head called a:
    • A. 

      Color wave

    • B. 

      Medium wave

    • C. 

      Cold wave

    • D. 

      Hair wave

  • 5. 
    In 1932 Charles Revson of Revlon marketed the first:
    • A. 

      Nail polish

    • B. 

      Commercial hair dye

    • C. 

      Mascara

    • D. 

      Lipstick

  • 6. 
    Short term goals can generally be completed in:
    • A. 

      One day

    • B. 

      One year

    • C. 

      One month

    • D. 

      One week

  • 7. 
    Your clothing should always be stylish and:
    • A. 

      Functional

    • B. 

      Formal

    • C. 

      Highly accessorized

    • D. 

      Colorful

  • 8. 
    The inability to cope with a threat, real or imagined, is:
    • A. 

      Relaxation

    • B. 

      Personalities

    • C. 

      Epidemic

    • D. 

      Stress

  • 9. 
    The study of how a workplace can best be designed for comfort safety efficiency and productivity is:
    • A. 

      Ergonomics

    • B. 

      Economy

    • C. 

      Fatigue

    • D. 

      Exposure

  • 10. 
    Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS's) are obtained from:
    • A. 

      The EPA

    • B. 

      The salon manager or owner

    • C. 

      The product manufacturer

    • D. 

      OSHA

  • 11. 
    One-celled microorganisms with both plant and animal characteristics are:
    • A. 

      Boils

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Decayed matter

    • D. 

      Parasites

  • 12. 
    In the human body, nonpathogenic bavteria help metabolize food, protect against infectious mircroorganisms and:
    • A. 

      Prevent gastrointestinal disorders

    • B. 

      Stimulate the immune response

    • C. 

      Stimulate the useful functions

    • D. 

      Stimulate useful secretions

  • 13. 
    A type of pathogenic bacteria that require living matter for growth are:
    • A. 

      Phenols

    • B. 

      Peroxide

    • C. 

      Parasites

    • D. 

      Viruses

  • 14. 
    Pus forming bacteria arranged in curved lines that resemble a string of beads are:
    • A. 

      Sterilization

    • B. 

      Staphylococci

    • C. 

      Superiority

    • D. 

      Streptococci

  • 15. 
    Cocci are pathogenic bacteria that are:
    • A. 

      Round shaped

    • B. 

      Rod shaped

    • C. 

      Flat shaped

    • D. 

      Spore shaped

  • 16. 
    Bacteria that may cause strep throat or blood poisioning are:
    • A. 

      Fungi

    • B. 

      Spirilla

    • C. 

      Bacilli

    • D. 

      Streptococci

  • 17. 
    Bacteria that grow in pairs and can cause pneumonia are:
    • A. 

      Diplococci

    • B. 

      Diphtheria

    • C. 

      Discarded

    • D. 

      Toxins

  • 18. 
    Bacteria that are transmitted through the air and rarely show active motility are:
    • A. 

      Cocci

    • B. 

      Bacilli

    • C. 

      Epidemic

    • D. 

      Disease

  • 19. 
    Bacilli and spirilla bacteria are both motile and use slender hairlike extensions known as:
    • A. 

      Flat

    • B. 

      Flagella

    • C. 

      Spores

    • D. 

      Spherical

  • 20. 
    Bacteria generally consist of an outer wall containing liquid called:
    • A. 

      Photographic

    • B. 

      Photosyntheseis

    • C. 

      Protoplasm

    • D. 

      Protons

  • 21. 
    The life cycle or bacteria has two distinct phases the active stage and:
    • A. 

      Inactive or spore forming stage

    • B. 

      Inavtive and infectious stage

    • C. 

      Inverted and growth stage

    • D. 

      Inactive and revoked stage

  • 22. 
    The process wherby bacteria grow, reproduce, and divide into two new cells is:
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Membranes

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Marriage

  • 23. 
    Bacteria that pose little or no risk to a client in the salon setting but are dangerous in the medical setting are:
    • A. 

      Daughter cells

    • B. 

      Anthrax and tetanus bacilli

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis and throax

    • D. 

      Acquired immunity

  • 24. 
    Common human bacteria transferred through skin to skin contact or by using unclean implements are:
    • A. 

      Saprophytes

    • B. 

      Spores

    • C. 

      Tetanus

    • D. 

      Staphylococci

  • 25. 
    A virus can live and reproduce only by:
    • A. 

      Improper use of sharp implements

    • B. 

      Penetrating other cells and becoming part of them

    • C. 

      Attaching to a bloodborn virus and becoming part of it

    • D. 

      Poor personal hygenine