Nail Test #5

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Nail Test #5

This quiz is to prepare manicurists for their written tests.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The common name for tinea unguium is
    • A. 

      Brittle Nails

    • B. 

      Ringworm of the nail

    • C. 

      Ingrown nails

    • D. 

      Hang nails

  • 2. 
    Filing deep into the nail corners can cause
    • A. 

      Ingrown nails

    • B. 

      Brittle nails

    • C. 

      Blue nails

    • D. 

      Systemic illness

  • 3. 
    Disease causing agents smaller than bacteria are
    • A. 

      Germs

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Microbes

    • D. 

      Parasites

  • 4. 
    The purpose of an antiseptic is to prevent
    • A. 

      Skin infections

    • B. 

      Spread if HIV

    • C. 

      Growth of bacteria and other microorganisms

    • D. 

      Mold and fungus

  • 5. 
    A client consultation takes place before
    • A. 

      Starting the service

    • B. 

      Purchase retail products

    • C. 

      They pay

    • D. 

      Arrive

  • 6. 
    Soft of fragile nail should be filed using a/an
    • A. 

      Metal file

    • B. 

      Orangewood stick

    • C. 

      Chamois buffer

    • D. 

      Emery board

  • 7. 
    If the nail or skin to be worked on is inflamed, broken, swollen or infected, the client must
    • A. 

      Be disinfected

    • B. 

      Be referred to a physician

    • C. 

      Sanitized

    • D. 

      Referred to another technician

  • 8. 
    Following disinfection, dry implements should be stored
    • A. 

      In a jar

    • B. 

      Dry cabinet sanitizer

    • C. 

      In a paper towel

    • D. 

      Toolbox

  • 9. 
    To avoid ingrown toenails, the nails should be filed
    • A. 

      At an angle

    • B. 

      Slightly square

    • C. 

      Straight across

    • D. 

      Rounded in the corner

  • 10. 
    Nail wraps are used on natural nails or artificial tips to
    • A. 

      Repair or strengthen

    • B. 

      To protect nail art

    • C. 

      Provide a foundation for polish

    • D. 

      Cover poor technical work

  • 11. 
    Disease causing bacteria are
    • A. 

      Aseptic

    • B. 

      Non-pathogenic

    • C. 

      Pathogenic

    • D. 

      Beneficial

  • 12. 
    Lightheadedness, runny nose, and tingling toes are symptoms of chemical
    • A. 

      Inhalation

    • B. 

      Exposure

    • C. 

      Burning

    • D. 

      Overexposure

  • 13. 
    The function of the flexor muscle is to
    • A. 

      Rotate the hand and fingers

    • B. 

      Open the hand and fingers

    • C. 

      Abduct the fingers

    • D. 

      Bend the wrist and fingers

  • 14. 
    The disease AIDS is caused by a
    • A. 

      Bite

    • B. 

      Fungus

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Spore

  • 15. 
    The correct method of filing natural nails is
    • A. 

      From corner to side

    • B. 

      From center to side

    • C. 

      From corner to corner

    • D. 

      From center to corner

  • 16. 
    The slits or tracks in the nail bed at the sides of the nail on which the nails grows are called
    • A. 

      Rails

    • B. 

      Grooves

    • C. 

      Furrows

    • D. 

      Canal

  • 17. 
    The fingerbowl used during a manicure contains water and
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Alum

    • C. 

      Fungicide

    • D. 

      Antibacterial soap

  • 18. 
    What portion of the epidermis is under the free edge of the nail?
    • A. 

      Periony chium

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Lunula

    • D. 

      Hyponichium

  • 19. 
    What can the client use for protection during an acrylic nail service
    • A. 

      Nail primer

    • B. 

      Fabric wrap

    • C. 

      Dust mask

    • D. 

      Disposable

  • 20. 
    A client makes an appointment to have a manicuring service for the first time. What should the manicurist do FIRST?
    • A. 

      Have the client sign a release form

    • B. 

      Test the client for allergy to acrylic products

    • C. 

      Schedule the client for next appointment

    • D. 

      Complete a client record

  • 21. 
    The ability of the skin to return to its original shape after being stretched is due to elastic tissue found in the
    • A. 

      Reticular layer

    • B. 

      Epidermal layer

    • C. 

      Papillary

    • D. 

      Adipose layer

  • 22. 
    What can be used by the nail technician
    • A. 

      Fabric wrap

    • B. 

      Nail primer

    • C. 

      Acetone

    • D. 

      Acrylic liquid

  • 23. 
    The vascular system is also known as the
    • A. 

      Muscular system

    • B. 

      Nervous system

    • C. 

      Circulatory system

    • D. 

      Skeletal system

  • 24. 
    When applying polish, which one of the following can be used to correct a smudge before applying more polish?
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Cuticle oil

    • C. 

      Polish remover

    • D. 

      Primer

  • 25. 
    What is the best service to treat dry, split cuticles
    • A. 

      Nail wrap

    • B. 

      Hot oil manicure

    • C. 

      Sculptured nails

    • D. 

      Water manicure

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