Nail Test #3

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Nail Test Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to prepare manicurist for the written test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Two-color acrylic application requries use of all the following except:
    • A. 

      White tip powder

    • B. 

      Yellow powder

    • C. 

      Pink powder

    • D. 

      Acrylic liquid

  • 2. 
    The common name of onychocryptosis is:
    • A. 

      Hangnail

    • B. 

      Nail biting

    • C. 

      Ingrown nail

    • D. 

      Bruise

  • 3. 
    Artificial enhancements are examples of coating created by:
    • A. 

      A physical reaction

    • B. 

      A chemical reaction

    • C. 

      A combination reaction

    • D. 

      A chemical restriction

  • 4. 
    The largest system in the body is the
    • A. 

      Skeletal

    • B. 

      Integumentary

    • C. 

      Circulatory

    • D. 

      Digestive

  • 5. 
    The chemicals from nail products enter your body in all these ways except:
    • A. 

      Inhalation

    • B. 

      Ingestion

    • C. 

      Injection

    • D. 

      Skin contact

  • 6. 
    If pus is presented, the slink or nail is:
    • A. 

      Infected

    • B. 

      To be soaked in alcohol

    • C. 

      Bruised

    • D. 

      Inflamed

  • 7. 
    Even though nails seem to be a dry hard plate, their water content is:
    • A. 

      15-35%

    • B. 

      25-40%

    • C. 

      10-30%

    • D. 

      50-60%

    • E. 

      90-100%

  • 8. 
    An important part of the consultation is to determine whether or not the home maintenance for a service fit the client's
    • A. 

      Looks

    • B. 

      Lifestyle

    • C. 

      Budget

    • D. 

      Ability

  • 9. 
    Equipment is the term for items used in nail technology that are:
    • A. 

      Expensive

    • B. 

      Made of plastic

    • C. 

      Disposable

    • D. 

      Permanent

  • 10. 
    When pedicuring, the proper time to  insert toe separators is before:
    • A. 

      Clipping the nails

    • B. 

      Polishing the nails

    • C. 

      Filing the nails

    • D. 

      Soaking the feet

  • 11. 
    The foot massage begins with:
    • A. 

      Joint relax movements

    • B. 

      Thumb compression

    • C. 

      Metatarsal scissors

    • D. 

      Brisk rubbing

  • 12. 
    Bacteria multiply at amazing speeds - in only half a day, a single bacteria cell can produce this many more
    • A. 

      6,000

    • B. 

      100,000

    • C. 

      16 million

    • D. 

      25,000

  • 13. 
    Albinism is the congenital absence of this substance from the body;
    • A. 

      Albumin

    • B. 

      Fungus

    • C. 

      Melanin

    • D. 

      Vitamin C

  • 14. 
    Performing a service on an i nfected nail could cause your client a great deal of
    • A. 

      Healing

    • B. 

      Pain

    • C. 

      Regrowth

    • D. 

      Filing

  • 15. 
    Phenolics are good for implement disinfection but are:
    • A. 

      Difficult to work with

    • B. 

      Unbalanced

    • C. 

      Hard to find

    • D. 

      Costly

  • 16. 
    Your best source for advertising to attract new clients is
    • A. 

      Radio

    • B. 

      Current satisfied clients

    • C. 

      Newspaper

    • D. 

      Coupon mailers

  • 17. 
    A lamp bulb with high wattage will affect products performance when giving this service
    • A. 

      Sculptured nails

    • B. 

      Gel nail

    • C. 

      Polished change

    • D. 

      Fiber wraps

  • 18. 
    The body is protected from harmful infection and bacteria through the white cells found in
    • A. 

      Urine

    • B. 

      Blood

    • C. 

      Sebum

    • D. 

      Skin

  • 19. 
    A properly ventilated salon is the one that vents fumes and vapors to the
    • A. 

      Reception area

    • B. 

      Bathroom

    • C. 

      Outside

    • D. 

      Haircolor area

  • 20. 
    Black bands seen under or within the nails plate are known as
    • A. 

      Plicatured

    • B. 

      Verruca

    • C. 

      Onychophagy

    • D. 

      Melanonychia

  • 21. 
    To avoid ingrown toenails, file the nail straight across with
    • A. 

      Steel implements

    • B. 

      Slightly rounded corners

    • C. 

      Metal files

    • D. 

      Chamois buffers

  • 22. 
    Healthy nails result from
    • A. 

      A general state of health

    • B. 

      Regular trimming

    • C. 

      Eating bananas

    • D. 

      Drinking carrot juice

    • E. 

      Having lots of sex

  • 23. 
    Fingernails grow faster than
    • A. 

      Hair

    • B. 

      Bones

    • C. 

      Toenails

    • D. 

      Muscles

  • 24. 
    Paper wraps will dissolves in
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Dishwashing liquids

    • C. 

      Polish remover

    • D. 

      Polish application

  • 25. 
    To reseal wrap during a glue fill, apply adhesive to
    • A. 

      Any broken edges

    • B. 

      The polish brush before application

    • C. 

      The entire nail

    • D. 

      Only the thumb nails

  • 26. 
    Finished acrylics nails are:
    • A. 

      Polymers

    • B. 

      Monomers

    • C. 

      Polymerization

    • D. 

      Catalysts

  • 27. 
    Foil leaf is available in gold, silver, and
    • A. 

      Bronze

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Turquoise

    • D. 

      Onyx

  • 28. 
    Non-pathogenic bacteria belong to the group of bacteria known as
    • A. 

      Spirilla

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Cocci

    • D. 

      Saprophytes

  • 29. 
    Problems or questions about your job should be discussed with
    • A. 

      Your co-workers

    • B. 

      Your employer

    • C. 

      Your best friend

    • D. 

      Your mother

  • 30. 
    To ensure full potency, chemical agents for sanitation should be purchased
    • A. 

      In bulk

    • B. 

      In small quantities

    • C. 

      By mail

    • D. 

      On sunny day

  • 31. 
    If no overlay is applied, an artificial tip is very
    • A. 

      Weak

    • B. 

      Colorful

    • C. 

      Apparent

    • D. 

      Natural looking

  • 32. 
    A small elevation above the skin surface that has a solid center and can be felt is known as a/an
    • A. 

      Macule

    • B. 

      Bulla

    • C. 

      Scale

    • D. 

      Papule

  • 33. 
    Overlay is another name for
    • A. 

      Stencils

    • B. 

      Nail wraps

    • C. 

      Gem application

    • D. 

      Gel application

  • 34. 
    The joints in the ankle and wrist are know as
    • A. 

      Ball joints

    • B. 

      Cartilage

    • C. 

      Gliding joints

    • D. 

      Carpus

  • 35. 
    Extra long natural nails are not suited for this service
    • A. 

      Paper wrap

    • B. 

      Reconditioning hot oil manicure

    • C. 

      French manicure

    • D. 

      Nail art

  • 36. 
    Percussion movements are also called:
    • A. 

      Drum symphonies

    • B. 

      Tapotement movement

    • C. 

      Tingle toes

    • D. 

      Tapping touches

  • 37. 
    In acrylic technique, when a sable brush is dipped into liquid, then powder, this forms:
    • A. 

      Glue

    • B. 

      A chalky white color

    • C. 

      Baking soda

    • D. 

      An acrylic ball

  • 38. 
    Store acrylic products
    • A. 

      On well-lit shelves

    • B. 

      Near the manicure lamp

    • C. 

      In covered containers

    • D. 

      Near a heating unit

  • 39. 
    An MSDS can be obtained from your salon's
    • A. 

      Distributor

    • B. 

      Main office

    • C. 

      Cleaning person

    • D. 

      Fire department

  • 40. 
    The deep layer of skin is called the
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Subcutaneous layer

    • C. 

      Dermis

    • D. 

      Nutrient level

  • 41. 
    An orangewood stick is classified as a/an
    • A. 

      Nail file

    • B. 

      Equipment

    • C. 

      Implement

    • D. 

      Reusable item

  • 42. 
    The free edge of sculptured nails should be shape with a/an
    • A. 

      Tweezers

    • B. 

      Cuticle nipper

    • C. 

      Chamois buffer

    • D. 

      Metal nail file

  • 43. 
    Stripping tape is used to create lines when doing
    • A. 

      Football field making

    • B. 

      Nail art

    • C. 

      Toenail clipping

    • D. 

      A french manicure

  • 44. 
    Onychauxis is the technical term for a nail's
    • A. 

      Overgrowth

    • B. 

      Infection

    • C. 

      Bruise

    • D. 

      Removal

  • 45. 
    Chloasma is commonly known as
    • A. 

      Freckles

    • B. 

      Birthmark

    • C. 

      Liver spots

    • D. 

      Tanning

  • 46. 
    An accidental splash of solvent or primer can seriously injure the
    • A. 

      Nail

    • B. 

      Polish

    • C. 

      Implements

    • D. 

      Eyes

  • 47. 
    Manicure friction massage involves a wringing movement on the
    • A. 

      Toe

    • B. 

      Arm

    • C. 

      Fingers

    • D. 

      Wrist

  • 48. 
    When removing artificial tips, first soak them in remover to
    • A. 

      Dissolve the free edge

    • B. 

      Remove the polish

    • C. 

      Soften them

    • D. 

      Dissolve the sidewalls

  • 49. 
    The chalky white color of primer during acrylic application indicates the primer is
    • A. 

      Dry

    • B. 

      Odorless

    • C. 

      Old

    • D. 

      Not properly mixed

  • 50. 
    Spraying nail antiseptic on nails removes
    • A. 

      Cotton bits

    • B. 

      Polish

    • C. 

      Nail fillings

    • D. 

      Natural oil