Cosmetology State Board Test Of New Jersey Actual Test Questions (2 Of 2 Test)

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  • 1. 
    Eggshell nails?
    • A. 

      Noticeably thin , white nail plate and more flexible than normal

    • B. 

      Abnormal brittleness with striation

    • C. 

      Overgroth in thickness of the nail

    • D. 

      Bitten nails

  • 2. 
    abnormal brittleness with striation?
    • A. 

      Eggshell nails

    • B. 

      Onychophogy

    • C. 

      Onychorrhexis

    • D. 

      Onychauxis

  • 3. 
    poor blood circulation , hear disorder , topical and oral medications are signs of?
    • A. 

      Onychomycosis

    • B. 

      Uneven growth

    • C. 

      Blue nails

    • D. 

      Leuconychia

  • 4. 
    Technical term for bitten nails?
    • A. 

      Onychauxis

    • B. 

      Onychomicosis

    • C. 

      Onychosis

    • D. 

      Onychophogy

  • 5. 
    Ringworm of the nails?
    • A. 

      Tinea

    • B. 

      Pterygium

    • C. 

      Hyponichium

    • D. 

      Onychomicosis

  • 6. 
    What happens if the nail matrix is destroyed?
    • A. 

      Discoloration of the nail

    • B. 

      Overgrowth in thickness of the nail

    • C. 

      The nail will not grow back

    • D. 

      Ingrown nail

  • 7. 
    Portion of the cuticle skin that surrounds the entire nail border
    • A. 

      Paronychia

    • B. 

      Pteriguim

    • C. 

      Hyponichium

    • D. 

      Ligament

  • 8. 
    Darkening of the finger nails or toe nails
    • A. 

      Blue nails

    • B. 

      Tinea unguium

    • C. 

      Melanonychia

    • D. 

      Onychomadesis

  • 9. 
    What does water content affect?
    • A. 

      Nail color

    • B. 

      Nail growth

    • C. 

      Nail flexibility

    • D. 

      Nail shape

  • 10. 
    Ingrown nails
    • A. 

      Onychatrophia

    • B. 

      Pterygium

    • C. 

      Onychocryptosis

    • D. 

      Onychosis

  • 11. 
    When the cuticle overlaps the lunula
    • A. 

      Eponychium

    • B. 

      Hyponichium

    • C. 

      Trumpet nail

    • D. 

      Plicatured nail

  • 12. 
    Disorder causing folded nails
    • A. 

      Plicatured nails

    • B. 

      Trumpet nails

    • C. 

      Pygenic granuloma

    • D. 

      Pseudomonas aeruginosa

  • 13. 
    What percentage of water does the nail have?
    • A. 

      10 - 30

    • B. 

      15 - 35

    • C. 

      5 - 20

    • D. 

      20 - 40

  • 14. 
    In addition to a chemical relaxer , what other chemical is required?
    • A. 

      Sodium hydroxide

    • B. 

      Conditioner

    • C. 

      Neutralizing shampoo

    • D. 

      Normalizing solution

  • 15. 
    The ability of hair to absorb moisture
    • A. 

      Elasticity

    • B. 

      Strength

    • C. 

      Thickness

    • D. 

      Porosity

  • 16. 
    What is the P.H. of a soft curl perm?
    • A. 

      8 - 8.5

    • B. 

      7.5 - 8

    • C. 

      9 - 9.5

    • D. 

      7.5 - 9.5

  • 17. 
    What strength relaxer should be used on fine tinted or lightened hair?
    • A. 

      Soft formula

    • B. 

      Mild formula

    • C. 

      Strong formula

    • D. 

      Extra strong formula

  • 18. 
    How much percentage of natural curl should be removed with a chemical relaxer?
    • A. 

      No more than 40%

    • B. 

      No more than 60%

    • C. 

      No more than 70%

    • D. 

      No more than 80%

  • 19. 
    What type of roller base creates full volume?
    • A. 

      On base

    • B. 

      Slightly on base

    • C. 

      Off base

    • D. 

      Slightly off base

  • 20. 
    A weak set is the result of
    • A. 

      Rollers are too big

    • B. 

      Rollers are too small

    • C. 

      Rollers are tight

    • D. 

      Rollers are loose

  • 21. 
    When finger waving with a side part , where do you begin?
    • A. 

      Left of the part

    • B. 

      Right of the part

    • C. 

      Heavy side of the hair

    • D. 

      Light side of the hair

  • 22. 
    When finger waving avoid
    • A. 

      Too little lotion

    • B. 

      Excessive lotion

    • C. 

      Overlapping waves

    • D. 

      Diluting the lotion

  • 23. 
    Haircutting and hairstyling have been practiced since
    • A. 

      The glacial age

    • B. 

      The golden age of greece

    • C. 

      The renaissance

    • D. 

      Medieval times

  • 24. 
    Women in ancient Rome used hair color to indicate
    • A. 

      How many children they had

    • B. 

      Marital status

    • C. 

      Class in society

    • D. 

      Religion

  • 25. 
    The barber pole , symbol of the barber-surgeon , has its roots in the early practice of
    • A. 

      Tooth pulling

    • B. 

      Haircutting

    • C. 

      Leeching

    • D. 

      Blood letting

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