Milady's Standard Cosmetology

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following civilzations was the first to  infuse essentioal oils from the leaves, bark and blossoms of plants for use as perfumes and for purification purposes.
    • A. 

      Chinese

    • B. 

      Equptians

    • C. 

      Romans

    • D. 

      Greeks

  • 2. 
    Archaeological studies reveal that haircutting and hairstyling were practiced in some form as early as:
    • A. 

      1600 B.C during the Shang Dynasty

    • B. 

      3000 B.C in Egypt

    • C. 

      The middle ages

    • D. 

      The ice age

  • 3. 
    The art and science of beautifying and improving the skin, nails, and hair is:
    • A. 

      Neurology

    • B. 

      Cosmetology

    • C. 

      Nail technology

    • D. 

      Dermatology

  • 4. 
    The first culture to cultivate beauty in an extravagant fasion:
    • A. 

      The greeks

    • B. 

      The romans

    • C. 

      The egyptians

    • D. 

      The americans

  • 5. 
    In 3000 B.C the first recorded use of a hair-coloring agent was:
    • A. 

      Silver

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Wax

    • D. 

      Henna

  • 6. 
    Hairdressing was an art during the time of the__________ for those who wore elaborate wig and head dresses:
    • A. 

      Middle Ages

    • B. 

      Chinese

    • C. 

      Romans

    • D. 

      English

  • 7. 
    During the middles ages, women wore colored makeup on their:
    • A. 

      Ears

    • B. 

      Hands

    • C. 

      Lips

    • D. 

      Eyes

  • 8. 
    In ancient Rome, haircolor was used by women to indicate:
    • A. 

      Personal wealth

    • B. 

      Class in society

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Psychology

  • 9. 
    The barber pole has its roots of orgin in what profession:
    • A. 

      Medicine

    • B. 

      Blacksmithing

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Psychology

  • 10. 
    To achieve a loo of greater intelligence during the Renaissance, women:
    • A. 

      Wore highly colored lip preparations

    • B. 

      Shaved their eyebrows and hairline

    • C. 

      Wore elaborate, elegant clothing

    • D. 

      Dyed thir hair black or brown

  • 11. 
    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 bright colored preparations of the lips

    • D. 

      Wear beauty masks made of natural ingredients

  • 12. 
    In 1983 Arnold F Willatt developed a mthod of permanent waving that used waving lotion with no heat callled a :
    • A. 

      Color wave

    • B. 

      Medium wave

    • C. 

      Cold wave

    • D. 

      Hair wave

  • 13. 
    In 1932, Charles Revson of Revlon marketed the first:
    • A. 

      Nail polish

    • B. 

      Commericail hair dye

    • C. 

      Mascara

    • D. 

      Lipstick

  • 14. 
    In 1998, Creative Nail Design introduced the first spa:
    • A. 

      Payment system

    • B. 

      Haricutting system

    • C. 

      Pedicure system

    • D. 

      Color system

  • 15. 
    To be a successful salon mamager, it is important to have:
    • A. 

      Styling skills

    • B. 

      Creative talent

    • C. 

      Ablitity to manage people

    • D. 

      Inventory skills

  • 16. 
    Short term goals can generally be completed in :
    • A. 

      One day

    • B. 

      One year

    • C. 

      One month

    • D. 

      One week

  • 17. 
    A personal plan that will help you decide what you want out of life is called:
    • A. 

      Goal mending

    • B. 

      Compass setting

    • C. 

      Goal setting

    • D. 

      Harmony setting

  • 18. 
    Long term goals are measured in larger sections of time, usually:
    • A. 

      5 to 10 years

    • B. 

      5 to 10 months

    • C. 

      7 to 12 months

    • D. 

      5 to 7 minutes

  • 19. 
    Making a list of tasksto complete from most to least important is called:
    • A. 

      Personality

    • B. 

      Penalty

    • C. 

      Prioritizing

    • D. 

      Personal

  • 20. 
    The principles of good character are called
    • A. 

      Equal

    • B. 

      Ethics

    • C. 

      Embody

    • D. 

      Enough

  • 21. 
    Using decrestion means
    • A. 

      Not sharing your personal promblems with clients

    • B. 

      Not repeating personal information clients have shared

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B

  • 22. 
    Being tactful means being straightforward but not:
    • A. 

      Careful

    • B. 

      Cautious

    • C. 

      Critical

    • D. 

      Clever

  • 23. 
    A combination of understanding, empathy, and acceptance is called:
    • A. 

      Sensitivity

    • B. 

      Several

    • C. 

      Secondary

    • D. 

      Support

  • 24. 
    That which propels you to do something is called
    • A. 

      Mutual respect

    • B. 

      Visualization

    • C. 

      Self management

    • D. 

      Motivation

  • 25. 
    An unhealthy compulsion to do things perfectly is called
    • A. 

      Perfectionism

    • B. 

      Performance

    • C. 

      Personal

    • D. 

      Priotity

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