Miladys Cosmetology Exam Review Ch1-16

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Miladys Cosmetology Exam Review Ch1-16

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. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In ancient Rome hair color was used by women to indicate:
    • A. 

      Personal wealth

    • B. 

      Maritial status

    • C. 

      Class in society

    • D. 

      Education level

  • 2. 
    The barber pole has its roots of origin in what profession?
    • A. 

      Medicine

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      Blacksmithing

    • D. 

      Psychology

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    In 1932 Charles Revson of Revlon marketed the first:
    • A. 

      Nail polish

    • B. 

      Commercial hair dye

    • C. 

      Mascara

    • D. 

      Lipstick

  • 7. 
    Short term goals can generally be completed in:
    • A. 

      One day

    • B. 

      One year

    • C. 

      One month

    • D. 

      One week

  • 8. 
    Your clothing should always be stylish and:
    • A. 

      Functional

    • B. 

      Formal

    • C. 

      Highly accessorized

    • D. 

      Colorful

  • 9. 
    The inability to cope with a threat, real or imagined, is:
    • A. 

      Relaxation

    • B. 

      Personalities

    • C. 

      Epidemic

    • D. 

      Stress

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS's) are obtained from:
    • A. 

      The EPA

    • B. 

      The salon manager or owner

    • C. 

      The product manufacturer

    • D. 

      OSHA

  • 12. 
    One-celled microorganisms with both plant and animal characteristics are:
    • A. 

      Boils

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Decayed matter

    • D. 

      Parasites

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    A type of pathogenic bacteria that require living matter for growth are:
    • A. 

      Phenols

    • B. 

      Peroxide

    • C. 

      Parasites

    • D. 

      Viruses

  • 15. 
    Pus forming bacteria arranged in curved lines that resemble a string of beads are:
    • A. 

      Sterilization

    • B. 

      Staphylococci

    • C. 

      Superiority

    • D. 

      Streptococci

  • 16. 
    Cocci are pathogenic bacteria that are:
    • A. 

      Round shaped

    • B. 

      Rod shaped

    • C. 

      Flat shaped

    • D. 

      Spore shaped

  • 17. 
    Bacteria that may cause strep throat or blood poisioning are:
    • A. 

      Fungi

    • B. 

      Spirilla

    • C. 

      Bacilli

    • D. 

      Streptococci

  • 18. 
    Bacteria that grow in pairs and can cause pneumonia are:
    • A. 

      Diplococci

    • B. 

      Diphtheria

    • C. 

      Discarded

    • D. 

      Toxins

  • 19. 
    Bacteria that are transmitted through the air and rarely show active motility are:
    • A. 

      Cocci

    • B. 

      Bacilli

    • C. 

      Epidemic

    • D. 

      Disease

  • 20. 
    Bacilli and spirilla bacteria are both motile and use slender hairlike extensions known as:
    • A. 

      Flat

    • B. 

      Flagella

    • C. 

      Spores

    • D. 

      Spherical

  • 21. 
    Bacteria generally consist of an outer wall containing liquid called:
    • A. 

      Photographic

    • B. 

      Photosyntheseis

    • C. 

      Protoplasm

    • D. 

      Protons

  • 22. 
    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

  • 23. 
    The process wherby bacteria grow, reproduce, and divide into two new cells is:
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Membranes

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Marriage

  • 24. 
    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

  • 25. 
    Common human bacteria transferred through skin to skin contact or by using unclean implements are:
    • A. 

      Saprophytes

    • B. 

      Spores

    • C. 

      Tetanus

    • D. 

      Staphylococci

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