Do You Know About Cosmetics?

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  • 1. 

    What are prehistoric "toothbrushes" called?

    • A.

      Toothcomb

    • B.

      Gummers

    • C.

      Chewingsticks

    • D.

      Teethcleaners

    Correct Answer
    C. Chewingsticks
    Explanation
    Chewingsticks are prehistoric "toothbrushes" that were used for oral hygiene. They were typically twigs or branches with frayed ends that were chewed on to clean the teeth. Chewingsticks have been used by various cultures throughout history and are still used in some parts of the world today. They provide a natural and simple method for cleaning the teeth and gums.

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  • 2. 

    Which was the first toothpaste to introduce fluoride, in 1956?

    • A.

      Crest

    • B.

      Aquafresh

    • C.

      Arm And Hammer

    • D.

      Colgate

    Correct Answer
    A. Crest
    Explanation
    Crest was the first toothpaste to introduce fluoride in 1956. This means that before 1956, fluoride was not a common ingredient in toothpaste. The introduction of fluoride in toothpaste was a significant development in dental care, as fluoride helps to prevent tooth decay and strengthen enamel. This innovation by Crest set a new standard in oral hygiene and paved the way for other toothpaste brands to follow suit.

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  • 3. 

    When was the world-famous "Chanel No. 5" perfume released?

    • A.

      1898

    • B.

      1921

    • C.

      1953

    • D.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    B. 1921
    Explanation
    In 1921, the world-famous "Chanel No. 5" perfume was released. This iconic fragrance was created by Coco Chanel, the renowned fashion designer, and it revolutionized the perfume industry with its unique blend of floral and aldehyde scents. Since its release, Chanel No. 5 has become a timeless classic and one of the most popular and recognizable perfumes in the world.

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  • 4. 

    What type of products are Liz Claiborne's "Soul Curve", "Soul Wave" and "Soul Crush"?

    • A.

      Lipsticks

    • B.

      Eye Shadow Collections

    • C.

      Fragrances

    • D.

      Shades Of Foundation

    Correct Answer
    C. Fragrances
    Explanation
    Liz Claiborne's "Soul Curve", "Soul Wave" and "Soul Crush" are fragrances.

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  • 5. 

    What of the following elements do not lessen cologne's scent?

    • A.

      Sound

    • B.

      Air

    • C.

      Sunlight

    • D.

      Heat

    Correct Answer
    A. Sound
    Explanation
    Sound does not lessen cologne's scent because sound waves do not have any direct effect on the molecules of the cologne. Unlike air, sunlight, and heat, sound does not cause any physical changes or interactions that can alter the scent of the cologne. Therefore, the presence or absence of sound does not impact the intensity or longevity of the cologne's fragrance.

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  • 6. 

    What kind of makeup is used to add shade or highlights to the area around the eyes?

    • A.

      Deodorant

    • B.

      Eye Shadow

    • C.

      Hair Coloring

    • D.

      Lip Liner

    Correct Answer
    B. Eye Shadow
    Explanation
    Eye shadow is used to add shade or highlights to the area around the eyes. It is a cosmetic product that is applied on the eyelids and under the eyebrows to enhance the appearance of the eyes. Eye shadow comes in various colors and finishes, allowing individuals to create different looks and enhance their eye shape and color. It is an essential product in makeup routines and is specifically designed for the eye area, making it the correct answer to the question.

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  • 7. 

    Which clothing designer's company released the perfumes "Paris", "Kouros" and "Cinema"?

    • A.

      Tommy Hilfiger

    • B.

      Ralph Lauren

    • C.

      Calvin Klein

    • D.

      Yves St. Laurent

    Correct Answer
    D. Yves St. Laurent
    Explanation
    Yves St. Laurent is the correct answer because the perfumes "Paris", "Kouros" and "Cinema" were released by this clothing designer's company.

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  • 8. 

    What Coty men's fragrance shares its name with a hat?

    • A.

      Baseball

    • B.

      Stetson

    • C.

      Derby

    • D.

      Beret

    Correct Answer
    B. Stetson
    Explanation
    Stetson is the correct answer because it is a well-known men's fragrance that shares its name with a type of hat. Stetson is a brand that is famous for its cowboy hats, and they have also expanded into the fragrance industry. The name Stetson is often associated with ruggedness and the American West, making it a fitting name for both a hat and a fragrance.

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  • 9. 

    Colomer's "Creme of Nature" is a rich conditioning product for what?

    • A.

      Hair

    • B.

      Eyes

    • C.

      Elbows

    • D.

      Heels

    Correct Answer
    A. Hair
    Explanation
    Colomer's "Creme of Nature" is a rich conditioning product specifically designed for hair. This implies that it is formulated to provide nourishment, moisture, and improve the overall health and appearance of the hair. It is not intended for use on other body parts such as eyes, elbows, or heels.

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  • 10. 

    What is titanium dioxide used as?

    • A.

      Antiperspirant

    • B.

      Acne Treatment

    • C.

      Antibacterial Agent

    • D.

      Sunscreen

    Correct Answer
    D. Sunscreen
    Explanation
    Titanium dioxide is used as a sunscreen because it has the ability to reflect and scatter UV rays from the sun. It works as a physical sunscreen by forming a protective barrier on the skin's surface, preventing the harmful effects of UV radiation. This ingredient is commonly found in sunscreens due to its effectiveness in protecting the skin against sunburn, premature aging, and the risk of skin cancer.

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  • 11. 

    For what company did Jewel lend the song "Intuition" for a razor promotion?

    • A.

      Schick

    • B.

      Nair

    • C.

      Veet

    • D.

      Gillette

    Correct Answer
    A. Schick
    Explanation
    Jewel lent the song "Intuition" for a razor promotion to Schick.

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  • 12. 

    In what year did the soft contact lens become available for distribution in the United States?

    • A.

      1981

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      1971

    • D.

      1991

    Correct Answer
    C. 1971
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1971. This is the year when the soft contact lens became available for distribution in the United States.

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  • 13. 

    What did Marilyn Monroe have plastic surgery to correct?

    • A.

      Front Teeth

    • B.

      Left Ear

    • C.

      Facial Scar

    • D.

      Upper Lip

    Correct Answer
    A. Front Teeth
    Explanation
    Marilyn Monroe had plastic surgery to correct her front teeth. This suggests that she underwent a dental procedure to improve the appearance or functionality of her front teeth.

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  • 14. 

    Which company was the first to release a four-blade razor?

    • A.

      Bic

    • B.

      Schick

    • C.

      Gillette

    • D.

      Tri-Flexxx

    Correct Answer
    B. Schick
    Explanation
    Schick was the first company to release a four-blade razor. This means that they were the first to introduce a razor with four blades, which was a significant advancement in shaving technology. This innovation allowed for a closer and smoother shave compared to razors with fewer blades. Other companies like Bic and Gillette may have also released four-blade razors later on, but Schick was the first.

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  • 15. 

    Which hair care product is most likely to contain a fixative?

    • A.

      Hairspray

    • B.

      Conditioner

    • C.

      Shampoo

    • D.

      Hair dye

    Correct Answer
    A. Hairspray
    Explanation
    Hairspray is the correct answer because it is a hair care product specifically designed to hold hair in place and maintain a desired hairstyle. Fixatives are ingredients in hairspray that provide hold and prevent hair from losing its shape. Conditioner, shampoo, and hair dye do not typically contain fixatives as their main purpose is to cleanse, moisturize, or color the hair respectively.

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