Minnesota State Cosmetology Practice Exam

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 7149

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Cosmetology Practice Exam Quizzes & Trivia

Cosmetologists are the people we go to when we are having some problems with our hair, skin and nails. Do you live in Minnesota and are planning on becoming a cosmetologist. One thing you should do is ensuring that you pass the state exams and get your certification. Take up the practice exam below and see how prepared you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The state inspection report must be posted where?
    • A. 

      In the reception area

    • B. 

      In the dispensary

    • C. 

      In the bathroom

  • 2. 
    What is the penalty to the salon manager for allowing an unlicensed person to practice in the salon?
    • A. 

      $700 fine

    • B. 

      Misdemeanor

    • C. 

      Revocation of license

  • 3. 
    How many work experience hours are needed to renew your license every three years?
    • A. 

      1800

    • B. 

      2700

    • C. 

      400

  • 4. 
    If you change your name, how many days do you have to notify the board in advance?
    • A. 

      60 Days

    • B. 

      90 Days

    • C. 

      30 Days

  • 5. 
    What is the purpose of Cosmetology laws?
    • A. 

      To protect the public

    • B. 

      To protect the Stylist

    • C. 

      To have some order

  • 6. 
    What agency is responsible for the administration of the Mn Cosmetology Laws?
    • A. 

      The Board of Barbers

    • B. 

      The Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists

    • C. 

      The Governor

  • 7. 
    How many hours are needed to become a Cosmetologist?
    • A. 

      600

    • B. 

      350

    • C. 

      1550

  • 8. 
    Which one of these is NOT an unregulated service?
    • A. 

      Braiding

    • B. 

      Tanning

    • C. 

      Waxing

  • 9. 
    How many shampoo bowls are required?
    • A. 

      1 for every 10 stations

    • B. 

      2 for every 8 stations

    • C. 

      1 for every 6 stations

  • 10. 
    When can a duplicate license be issued?
    • A. 

      Whenever one is needed

    • B. 

      When the original is lost/destroyed

    • C. 

      When you work in two separate salons

  • 11. 
    Exams may be given in your native language if you were born in that country
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Tools that are sanitized at different times can be stored together
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    You may put combs, clips, etc in your pockets and then use them on clients
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    To receive your manager's license you must first need 2700 work experience hours in a licensed salon
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    There shall be a waste receptacle at each work station 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Commissioner may impose a civil penalty not to exceed $____ per violation upon a person who violates any law, rule, or order related to the duties and responsibilities entrusted to the commissioner unless a different penalty is specified 
  • 17. 
    Each licensee shall remove hair and ____ the shampoo bowl immediately after each use.