Nail Test: California State Manicurist Exam!

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Nail Test: California State Manicurist Exam!

Have you ever felt like you had a natural talent in manicuring? Maybe you’ve done it for yourself and a few friends and feel like you might be able to make a career out of it. We’re here to help you make that dream a reality as we issue you the California State Manicurist Exam to determine just what skill level you are at, from an academic standpoint at least. Let’s see how you do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hangnails may be caused by ya hardening of the
    • A. 

      Lunula

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Cuticle

  • 2. 
    An infected nail should be treated by a
    • A. 

      Manicurist

    • B. 

      Pediatrician

    • C. 

      Physician

    • D. 

      Cosmetologist

  • 3. 
    If the matrix is destroyed then the growth of the nail
    • A. 

      Continue

    • B. 

      Stop

    • C. 

      Is increased

    • D. 

      In lessened

  • 4. 
    An infectious and inflammatory condition of the tissues surrounding the nail is known as
    • A. 

      Onychatrophia

    • B. 

      Paronychia

    • C. 

      Onychia

    • D. 

      Onychoptosis

  • 5. 
    Filing deeply into thenail corners may cause
    • A. 

      Blue nails

    • B. 

      Brittle nails

    • C. 

      Ingrown nails

    • D. 

      White spots

  • 6. 
    What slows down the drying effect of the solvent in nail polish remover?
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Pumice powder

    • C. 

      Nail whitener

    • D. 

      Nail bleach

  • 7. 
    In manicuring, softening the cuticle with cuticle oil is good tretment for
    • A. 

      White spots on nail

    • B. 

      Hangnails

    • C. 

      Cut or bleeding cuticle

    • D. 

      Reness or swelling around the nail

  • 8. 
    Dead cuticle tissue is usually removed
    • A. 

      Just before the base coat is applied to nail

    • B. 

      As the last step of manicuring procedure

    • C. 

      After loosing the cuticle by the pusher

    • D. 

      Right after the soaking period

  • 9. 
    Each license establishment is required to maintain the following minimum equipment
    • A. 

      Abiity to identifu nail disorders

    • B. 

      Ability to treat common nail diseases

    • C. 

      Thourough knowledge of hand and arm cosmetics

    • D. 

      Understanding the structures of the hands nad arm

  • 10. 
    Each license establishment is required to maintain the following minimum equipment
    • A. 

      1 closet cabinet

    • B. 

      1 airtight container

    • C. 

      1 liquid sanitizer

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    When giving a manicure if it is necessary to use the powdered astringent on a patron's skin to arrest bleeding, which of the following may be used to apply it
    • A. 

      Sterile gauze

    • B. 

      Sterile spatula

    • C. 

      A shaker dispenser

    • D. 

      Any of the above