Part1 History And Career Opportunities

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History Quizzes & Trivia

The quiz below is a test on the history and the career opportunities in the cosmetology industry. This is the quiz for those in and intending to pursue a career in the industry. Explore and learn!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following civilizations was the first to infuse essential oils from the leaves,bark,and blossoms of plants for use as perfumes and for purification purposes?
    • A. 

      Chinese

    • B. 

      Egyptians

    • C. 

      Romans

    • D. 

      Greeks

  • 2. 
    Archaeological studies reveal that haircutting and hairstyling were practiced in some form as early as :
    • A. 

      1600 b.c during the Shang dynasty

    • B. 

      The Middle Ages

    • C. 

      3000 B.C in Egypt

    • D. 

      The Ice Age

  • 3. 
    The art and science of beautifying and improvinmg the skin,nails,and hair is:
    • A. 

      Neurology

    • B. 

      Cosmetology

    • C. 

      Nail Technology

    • D. 

      Dermatology

  • 4. 
    The first culture to cultivate beauty in an extravagant fashion was:
    • A. 

      The Greeks

    • B. 

      The Romans

    • C. 

      The Egyptians

    • D. 

      The Americans

  • 5. 
    In 3000 B.C the first recorded use of a hair-coloring agent was the use of:
    • A. 

      Silver

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Wax

    • D. 

      Henna

  • 6. 
    Hairdressing was an art during the time of the _______________________ for those who wore elaborate wigs and headed dresses
    • A. 

      Middle Ages

    • B. 

      Chinese

    • C. 

      Romans

    • D. 

      English

  • 7. 
    During the middle ages,women wore colored make-up on their:
    • A. 

      Ears

    • B. 

      Hands

    • C. 

      Lips

    • D. 

      Eyes

  • 8. 
    In Ancient Rome,haircolor was used by women to indicate :
    • A. 

      Personal wealth

    • B. 

      Class in society

    • C. 

      Marital Status

    • D. 

      Education Level

  • 9. 
    The barber pole has its roots of orgin in what profession?
    • A. 

      Medicine

    • B. 

      Blacksmithing

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Psychology

  • 10. 
    To achieve a look of greater intellegence during the renaissance , women:
    • A. 

      Wore highly colored lip preparations

    • B. 

      Shaved their eyebrown and hairline

    • C. 

      Wore elaborate, elegant clothing

    • D. 

      Dyed their hair black or dark brown

  • 11. 
    A popular method of adding color to the face during the victorian age was to:
    • A. 

      Pinch the cheeks to induce the natural color

    • B. 

      Wear pale shades of rouge

    • C. 

      Apply brightly colored preparations to the lips

    • D. 

      Wear beauty masks made of natural ingredients

  • 12. 
    In 1938 Arnold.F . Willatt developed a method of permanent waving that used waving lotion with no heat called a:
    • A. 

      Color wave

    • B. 

      Medium wave

    • C. 

      Cold wave

    • D. 

      Hair wave

  • 13. 
    In 1932, Charles Revson of Revlon marketed the first:
    • A. 

      Nail polish

    • B. 

      Commercial Hair Dye

    • C. 

      Mascara

    • D. 

      Lipstick

  • 14. 
    In 1998, Creative Nail Design introduced the first spa:
    • A. 

      Payment system

    • B. 

      Haircutting system

    • C. 

      Pedicure system

    • D. 

      Color system

  • 15. 
    To be a  succesful salon manager,It is important to have:
    • A. 

      Styling Skills

    • B. 

      Creative Talent

    • C. 

      Ability to manage people

    • D. 

      Inventory Skills