Cosmetology State Board Review A

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Cosmetology State Board Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Prioritizing means making a list of tasks to be completed in the order of:
    • A. 

      Oldest to newest

    • B. 

      Most to least important

    • C. 

      General to specific

    • D. 

      Longest to shortest

  • 2. 
    To stay on track with established goals, it is important to remember to:
    • A. 

      Re-examine often

    • B. 

      Ignore results

    • C. 

      Minimize results

    • D. 

      Lose sight

  • 3. 
    To lessen the problem effects of repetitive motions and physical discomfort, include:
    • A. 

      Awkward posture positions

    • B. 

      Angled tools

    • C. 

      Regular stretching intervals

    • D. 

      Frequent coffee breaks

  • 4. 
    The act of effectively sharing information between two people, or groups of people, is known as:
    • A. 

      Listening

    • B. 

      Language

    • C. 

      Speaking

    • D. 

      Communication

  • 5. 
    A rod-shaped microorganism that infected clients due to improper disinfection of a whirlpool foot spa was:
    • A. 

      Of vegetable origin

    • B. 

      Diplococci furunculosis

    • C. 

      Mycobacterium fortuitum furunculosis

    • D. 

      Staphylococci fortuitum

  • 6. 
    A common human bacteria that can be transferred through skin-to-skin contact or unclean implements is:
    • A. 

      Staph

    • B. 

      Cocci

    • C. 

      Antibiotics

    • D. 

      Strep

  • 7. 
    Non-pathogenic bacteria are:
    • A. 

      Harmful

    • B. 

      Harmless

    • C. 

      Disease producing

    • D. 

      Toxic

  • 8. 
    Organisms that live in or on another living organism and draw their nourishment from the host organism are:
    • A. 

      Scabies

    • B. 

      Fumigations

    • C. 

      Parasites

    • D. 

      Pathogens

  • 9. 
    The chemical process that takes place in living organisms whereby the cells are nourished and carry out their activities is called:
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Division

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Membrane

  • 10. 
    Tissue that carries blood and lymph, food and hormones through the body is:
    • A. 

      Liquid tissue

    • B. 

      Connective tissue

    • C. 

      Epithelial tissue

    • D. 

      Nerve tissue

  • 11. 
    Two bones that form the sides of the head in the ear region are the:
    • A. 

      Temporal bones

    • B. 

      Parietal bones

    • C. 

      Frontal bones

    • D. 

      Occipital bones

  • 12. 
    The study of the structure, function and diseases of the muscles is called:
    • A. 

      Myology

    • B. 

      Histology

    • C. 

      Myopia

    • D. 

      Osteology

  • 13. 
    The largest of the cranial nerves is the:
    • A. 

      Sensory nerve

    • B. 

      Mandibular nerve

    • C. 

      Fifth cranial nerve

    • D. 

      Ophthalmic nerve

  • 14. 
    Ductless glands that release secretion of hormones directly into the bloodstream are:
    • A. 

      Endocrine glands

    • B. 

      Digestive glands

    • C. 

      Exocrine glands

    • D. 

      Sweat glands

  • 15. 
    The underlying or inner layer of the skin also called the derma corium, cutis or true skin is the:
    • A. 

      Papillary

    • B. 

      Dermal

    • C. 

      Dermis

    • D. 

      Epidermis

  • 16. 
    Retinoic acid, or Retin-A, is a prescription cream used to treat:
    • A. 

      Depressiona

    • B. 

      Acne

    • C. 

      Elastin

    • D. 

      Sunburns

  • 17. 
    Natural nails will continue to grow provided what part of the nail is healthy and undamaged?
    • A. 

      Hyponychium

    • B. 

      Matrix

    • C. 

      Lunula

    • D. 

      Grooves

  • 18. 
    The average rate of nail growth in the normal adult is about:
    • A. 

      1/10 inch per month

    • B. 

      1/4 inch per month

    • C. 

      1/8 inch per month

    • D. 

      1/2 inch per month

  • 19. 
    Ordinarily, replacement of the natural nail takes about:
    • A. 

      1 to 2 months

    • B. 

      2 to 3 months

    • C. 

      4 to 6 months

    • D. 

      7 to 8 months

  • 20. 
    The part of the human hair that projects above the skin is known as the:
    • A. 

      Hair root

    • B. 

      Hair structure

    • C. 

      Hair bulb

    • D. 

      Hair shaft

  • 21. 
    The melanin that provides brown or black color to hair is:
    • A. 

      Ionic

    • B. 

      Eumelanin

    • C. 

      Pheomelanin

    • D. 

      Telogen

  • 22. 
    Chemical services performed on hair with low porosity require a solution that is:
    • A. 

      Less alkaline

    • B. 

      Absorbent

    • C. 

      Gentle

    • D. 

      More alkaline

  • 23. 
    Dry hair and scalp should be treated with products that contain moisturizers and:
    • A. 

      Sulfur

    • B. 

      Chemicals

    • C. 

      Alcohol

    • D. 

      Emollients

  • 24. 
    Tinea is characterized by itching scales and sometimes painful circular lesions and is caused by:
    • A. 

      Seborrheic dermatitis

    • B. 

      Parasites

    • C. 

      Subcutaneous tissue

    • D. 

      Fungal organisms

  • 25. 
    A stable suspension of one liquid or solid in another liquid united the aid of a binder is a(n):
    • A. 

      Synthesis

    • B. 

      Emulsion

    • C. 

      Suspension

    • D. 

      Solution

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