Nail Disorders And Diseases

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Nail Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The medical term for fungal infections associated with the feet
    • A. 

      Tinea pathogenic

    • B. 

      Tinea pedis

    • C. 

      Tinea alopecia

    • D. 

      Paronychia

  • 2. 
    A typical bacterial infection on the nail plate can be idntified in the early stages as a ___________ spot that becomes darker in its advanced stages.
    • A. 

      Orange-red

    • B. 

      White-gray

    • C. 

      Blue-green

    • D. 

      Yellow-green

  • 3. 
    The seperation and falling off of a nail from the nail bed is a sign of
    • A. 

      Onychia

    • B. 

      Paronychia

    • C. 

      Onychomadesis

    • D. 

      Pyogenic granuloma

  • 4. 
    Which of the following does not cause onychorrhexis?
    • A. 

      Injury to the matrix

    • B. 

      Heredity

    • C. 

      Aggressive filing techniques

    • D. 

      Insufficient use of cuticle removers

  • 5. 
    Tiny pits or severe roughness on the surface of the nail are signs of which condition?
    • A. 

      Paronychia

    • B. 

      Nail psoriasis

    • C. 

      Onychocryptosis

    • D. 

      Onychomycosis

  • 6. 
    The term _________ refers to a condition caused by injury or disease of the nail unit
    • A. 

      Nail psoriasis

    • B. 

      Nail disorder

    • C. 

      Nail pterygium

    • D. 

      Nail service

  • 7. 
    If a client has ridges running vertically down the length of the natural nail plate, it is recommended that you
    • A. 

      File them aggressively

    • B. 

      Buff them carefully

    • C. 

      Thin the nail plate

    • D. 

      Refer the client to a physician

  • 8. 
    A normally healthy nail is firm and flexible and should be
    • A. 

      Smooth and unspotted

    • B. 

      Uneven and unspotted

    • C. 

      Long and unspotted

    • D. 

      Short and unspotted

  • 9. 
    Splinter hermorrhages are caused by physical trauma or injury to the
    • A. 

      Nail plate

    • B. 

      Nail bed

    • C. 

      Free edge

    • D. 

      Lunula

  • 10. 
    Nail fungi can be transmitted through _________ instruments
    • A. 

      Sterilized

    • B. 

      Disinfected

    • C. 

      Contaminated

    • D. 

      Disposable

  • 11. 
    Onychomadsis can affect
    • A. 

      Only fingernails

    • B. 

      Only toenails

    • C. 

      Neither fingernails nor toenails

    • D. 

      Both fingernails and toenails

  • 12. 
    A cosmetologist can disobey state or federal rules and regulations
    • A. 

      If the client signs a waiver

    • B. 

      Under no circumstances

    • C. 

      With the clients verbal permission

    • D. 

      If the salon owner gives permission

  • 13. 
    Which condition is characterized by nails that are noticeably thin, flexible, and white?
    • A. 

      Melanonychia

    • B. 

      Plicatured nail

    • C. 

      Agnail

    • D. 

      Eggshell nails

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not a common cause of surface stains on nails?
    • A. 

      Nail polish

    • B. 

      Food dyes

    • C. 

      Smoking

    • D. 

      Poor blood circulation

  • 15. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 16. 
    The condition in which the living skin around the nail splits
    • A. 

      Hangnails

    • B. 

      Beau's lines

    • C. 

      Melanonychia

    • D. 

      Onychophagy

  • 17. 
    The lifting of the nail plate from the bed without shedding is
    • A. 

      Onychosis

    • B. 

      Onychocryptosis

    • C. 

      Onycholysis

    • D. 

      Onychomadesis

  • 18. 
    The term _____________ refers to significant darkening of the fingernails or toenails
    • A. 

      Melanonychia

    • B. 

      Nail pterygium

    • C. 

      Paronychia

    • D. 

      Splinter hemorrhages

  • 19. 
    A sharp bend in one corner of the nail plate creating increased curvature is symptomatic of
    • A. 

      Pincer nails

    • B. 

      Bruised nails

    • C. 

      Eggshell nails

    • D. 

      Plicatured nails

  • 20. 
    Depressions running across the width of the nail pate are
    • A. 

      Ridges

    • B. 

      Splinters

    • C. 

      Beau's lines

    • D. 

      Agnail

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