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Are you looking for a Manicure and Pedicure Trivia Quiz? It is very important for you as a manicurist to ensure that your clients get the best results from their appointment with you and their nails maintain a perfect condition by using the correct tools and chemicals. Do give the quiz below a try and get to see how well you will do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When considering the pricing structures for a salon, what should be taken into account?

    • A.

      The date and time of appointment

    • B.

      Overheads for the treatment

    • C.

      The opening hours of the salon

    • D.

      The therapist performing the treatment

    Correct Answer
    B. Overheads for the treatment
    Explanation
    When considering the pricing structures for a salon, it is important to take into account the overheads for the treatment. This includes the costs associated with providing the service, such as rent, utilities, equipment, and supplies. By factoring in these overhead costs, the salon can ensure that the pricing of their treatments covers all expenses and allows for a reasonable profit margin.

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  • 2. 

    Which one of the following answers describes the correct method of removing nail enamel?

    • A.

      From the tip of the nail to the base.

    • B.

      From left to right of the nail plate

    • C.

      From the base of the nail to the tip

    • D.

      Back and forth movements over the nail

    Correct Answer
    C. From the base of the nail to the tip
    Explanation
    The correct method of removing nail enamel is to start from the base of the nail and move towards the tip. This allows for a more controlled and efficient removal process, ensuring that the entire nail is cleaned properly. Starting from the tip and moving towards the base could cause the enamel to spread and smudge, making the removal process more difficult.

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  • 3. 

    Contact dermatitis is caused by:

    • A.

      Over exposure to product or chemicals

    • B.

      Contact with people with contact dermatitis

    • C.

      A bacterial infection to the epidermis

    • D.

      Excessive hand washing

    Correct Answer
    A. Over exposure to product or chemicals
    Explanation
    Contact dermatitis is a type of skin inflammation that occurs when the skin comes into contact with certain substances. These substances can include products or chemicals that the person is overexposed to. When the skin is exposed to these irritants or allergens for a prolonged period of time, it can lead to a reaction, causing redness, itching, and swelling. Therefore, overexposure to products or chemicals is a common cause of contact dermatitis.

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  • 4. 

    A contra-action to a manicure could be:

    • A.

      Onychomicosis

    • B.

      Allergic reation to product

    • C.

      Over grown cuticles

    • D.

      Unsatisfied client

    Correct Answer
    B. Allergic reation to product
    Explanation
    An allergic reaction to a product is a possible contra-action to a manicure. Contra-actions refer to any negative or adverse reactions that may occur after a treatment or procedure. In this case, if a person is allergic to a product used during a manicure, they may experience symptoms such as redness, itching, swelling, or irritation on the skin around the nails. It is important for nail technicians to be aware of any potential allergies their clients may have and to use hypoallergenic products when necessary to avoid such contra-actions.

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  • 5. 

    Inorder to prevent scratching of the nail plate and correct menouvering of the cuticle, a cuticle knife is correctly used at:

    • A.

      At a 90 degree angel and wet

    • B.

      At a 45 degree angel and dry

    • C.

      At a 75 degree and and dry

    • D.

      At a 45 degree angel and wet

    Correct Answer
    D. At a 45 degree angel and wet
    Explanation
    A cuticle knife is used to gently push back the cuticle and remove any excess skin around the nail plate. It is important to use the knife at a 45 degree angle to prevent scratching or damaging the nail plate. Wetting the cuticle with water or cuticle oil helps to soften it, making it easier to manipulate and reducing the risk of injury. Therefore, the correct way to use a cuticle knife is at a 45 degree angle and wet.

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  • 6. 

    The reason for refering a client for medical advice if a contra-indication is identified is?

    • A.

      So client forms a good relationship with their GP

    • B.

      So the client does not become injured during the treatment

    • C.

      So the client may recieve treatments in the future

    • D.

      So the therapist can attend to other clients

    Correct Answer
    C. So the client may recieve treatments in the future
    Explanation
    The reason for referring a client for medical advice if a contra-indication is identified is so that the client may receive treatments in the future. By seeking medical advice, the therapist ensures that the client's health and safety are prioritized, and any potential risks or complications are addressed. This helps to maintain the client's well-being and allows them to continue receiving appropriate treatments in the future.

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  • 7. 

    The reason it is important to complete a manicure service in commercially viable time is?

    • A.

      To improve the profit of the salon

    • B.

      To boost the confidence of the therapist

    • C.

      To ensure a therapist has enough time to sell the client products

    • D.

      SO the salon can close earleir

    Correct Answer
    A. To improve the profit of the salon
    Explanation
    Completing a manicure service in a commercially viable time is important to improve the profit of the salon. This is because the more clients a therapist can serve within a given time frame, the more revenue the salon can generate. By efficiently managing the time spent on each manicure, the salon can accommodate more clients and increase their overall profitability.

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  • 8. 

    Which statement best describes an effleurage movement?

    • A.

      A firm, kNeading movement to increase blood flow

    • B.

      A deep rubbing movement to create heat

    • C.

      A movement which works deep to relax underlying muscles

    • D.

      A stroking movement which begins and ends a massage

    Correct Answer
    D. A stroking movement which begins and ends a massage
    Explanation
    Effleurage is a type of massage movement that involves a stroking motion, typically using light pressure, which starts and finishes a massage. It is commonly used to warm up the muscles, promote relaxation, and improve circulation.

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  • 9. 

    The cause of erythema is:

    • A.

      Vasoconstriction to increase blood flow

    • B.

      Desquamation to removed dead skin cells

    • C.

      Vaso dialation to increase blood flow

    • D.

      Vaso dialation to decrease blood flow

    Correct Answer
    C. Vaso dialation to increase blood flow
    Explanation
    Erythema is a condition characterized by redness of the skin, which is caused by increased blood flow to the affected area. Vasodilation refers to the widening of blood vessels, allowing more blood to flow through them. In the case of erythema, vasodilation occurs to increase blood flow to the area, resulting in redness. Therefore, the correct answer is "Vaso dilation to increase blood flow."

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following best describes koilonychia?

    • A.

      Convex, spoon shaped nails

    • B.

      Concave, hook shaped nails

    • C.

      Dry, brittle nails

    • D.

      Overgrown cuticles

    Correct Answer
    A. Convex, spoon shaped nails
    Explanation
    Koilonychia is a condition characterized by convex, spoon-shaped nails. The nails appear to be scooped out or hollowed in the center, resembling the shape of a spoon. This condition is often associated with iron deficiency anemia and can also be caused by trauma or certain underlying medical conditions.

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