Manicure And Pedicure - Qp6

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  • 1. 

    Gloves of all descriptions are the first step in improving the hands. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that using gloves is the initial action to enhance the condition of hands. This implies that gloves play a significant role in protecting and improving the hands, indicating that the statement is true.

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  • 2. 

    With regard to stained fingers, whether it is due to vegetable or fruit juice, or to nicotine, the problem can often be overcome by rubbing the area with half a                .

    • A.

      Grape fruit

    • B.

      Orange

    • C.

      Lime

    • D.

      Lemon

    Correct Answer
    D. Lemon
    Explanation
    Rubbing the stained area with lemon can help remove the stains caused by vegetable or fruit juice, as well as nicotine. Lemon has natural bleaching properties and its acidic nature helps break down the stains, making it an effective solution for removing stains from fingers.

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  • 3. 

    Lanolin is an excellent hand-softener. It is also beneficial when working with the cuticles as well. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Lanolin is a substance derived from sheep's wool that has moisturizing properties. It is commonly used in skincare products, including hand creams, due to its ability to soften and hydrate the skin. Additionally, lanolin can be beneficial when working with cuticles, as it helps to nourish and condition the skin around the nails. Therefore, the statement that lanolin is an excellent hand-softener and beneficial for cuticles is true.

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  • 4. 

    Dry, hard, dirt-ingrained or neglected hands can be subjected to a `miracle wash` using a combination of                        . This advice is given in `The Natural Beauty Book` written by Clare Maxwell-Hudson, and is very effective.

    • A.

      Sugar and vegetable oil

    • B.

      Salt and vegetable oil

    • C.

      Sugar and honey

    • D.

      Salt and honey

    Correct Answer
    A. Sugar and vegetable oil
    Explanation
    The combination of sugar and vegetable oil can be used as a miracle wash for dry, hard, dirt-ingrained or neglected hands. This advice is given in "The Natural Beauty Book" written by Clare Maxwell-Hudson and is known to be very effective.

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  • 5. 

    You can easily make your `own brand` of hand treatment from the following: Oatmeal. Warm water and? (Select Three)

    • A.

      Olive oil

    • B.

      Lanolin

    • C.

      Lime juice

    • D.

      Lemon juice

    • E.

      Glycerine

    • F.

      Salt

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Olive oil
    D. Lemon juice
    E. Glycerine
    Explanation
    Olive oil, lemon juice, and glycerine can be used to make a hand treatment because they all have properties that are beneficial for the skin. Olive oil is a natural moisturizer and can help hydrate and nourish the skin. Lemon juice contains vitamin C and antioxidants that can help brighten the skin and reduce dark spots. Glycerine is a humectant, meaning it attracts moisture to the skin and helps keep it hydrated. By combining these ingredients, you can create a homemade hand treatment that can improve the condition of your hands.

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  • 6. 

    The most important part of the nail is the part that you do not see - the             .

    • A.

      Nail Bed

    • B.

      Matrix

    • C.

      Nail Plate

    Correct Answer
    B. Matrix
    Explanation
    The matrix is the most important part of the nail because it is responsible for producing new cells that make up the nail plate. It is located underneath the cuticle and extends to the lunula, the white crescent-shaped area at the base of the nail. The matrix contains blood vessels and nerves that supply nutrients and sensation to the nail. Without a healthy matrix, the nail plate would not be able to grow and maintain its strength and structure.

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  • 7. 

    The nail plate consists of layers of a hard enamel-like substance, Keratin, which are held together by a small amount of moisture and fats and it takes from 2 to 3 months depending on the individual, for the nail to grow. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given answer "False" is that the nail plate does not consist of layers of a hard enamel-like substance called Keratin. Instead, the nail plate is made up of a protein called keratin. It takes approximately 6 months for a fingernail to grow from the base to the tip, and about 12-18 months for a toenail to grow. Therefore, the statement in the question is incorrect.

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  • 8. 

    The best method of mending a broken nail is to use a patch. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Using a patch is indeed the best method of mending a broken nail. A patch helps to reinforce the nail and prevent further damage or breakage. It provides extra support and stability to the broken nail, allowing it to heal and grow back properly. Additionally, using a patch can also help to protect the nail from dirt and bacteria, reducing the risk of infection. Therefore, using a patch is recommended as the most effective way to mend a broken nail.

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  • 9. 

    A pedicure should always commence with the           being soaked in a bowl or a bath containing warm and soapy water. 

    • A.

      Feet

    • B.

      Hands

    • C.

      Body

    Correct Answer
    A. Feet
    Explanation
    A pedicure should always commence with the feet being soaked in warm and soapy water. This is because soaking the feet helps to soften the skin, making it easier to remove dead skin cells and calluses. It also helps to relax the muscles and relieve any tension or pain in the feet. Soaking the feet in warm water also helps to improve blood circulation and prepare the feet for the rest of the pedicure process, such as trimming nails and applying moisturizer.

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