Tennessee Cosmetology State Board Practice Exam

14 Questions
Tennessee Cosmetology State Board Quizzes & Trivia

This is an exam review from a I got from school. I hope this helps anyone who needs to study for their state board exam. Good luck

Sample Question

The first to cultivate beauty with extravagant fashions and use cosmetics as part of their personal beautification habits were

The Indians

The Romans

The Egyptians

The Renaissance

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The Indians

    • B. 

      The Romans

    • C. 

      The Egyptians

    • D. 

      The Renaissance

  • 2. 
    In ancient Rome, women used hair color t indicate their
    • A. 

      Political beliefs

    • B. 

      Class in society

    • C. 

      Current age

    • D. 

      Marital status

  • 3. 
    During the Victorian Age, women pinched their cheeks and bit their lips to
    • A. 

      Punish themselves

    • B. 

      Create a mask

    • C. 

      Induce natural color

    • D. 

      Ready themselves for sleep

  • 4. 
    Your license will unlock countless doors for employment; however, your career will be fueled with 
    • A. 

      Focusing on hair cutting

    • B. 

      Skills and gossiping

    • C. 

      Personal dedication and passion

    • D. 

      Poor taste and dishonesty

  • 5. 
    An unhealthy compulsion to always do things perfectly is
    • A. 

      Personal

    • B. 

      Arrogance

    • C. 

      Symptoms

    • D. 

      Perfectionism

  • 6. 
    The inner desire that propels you to do something is 
    • A. 

      Procrastination

    • B. 

      Motivation

    • C. 

      Development

    • D. 

      Manners

  • 7. 
    Guidelines for good work posture include all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Elongate the neck

    • B. 

      Sit with a straight back

    • C. 

      Hold shoulders high

    • D. 

      Keep chest up and out

  • 8. 
    Which of the following will help counter the negative effects of repetitive motions?
    • A. 

      Stretching and walking around at intervals

    • B. 

      Reaching across the table when giving a manicure

    • C. 

      Bending the neck when standing

    • D. 

      Holding elbows away from body when cutting

  • 9. 
    An important aspect of human relations is to 
    • A. 

      Talk more, listen less

    • B. 

      Avoid eye contact

    • C. 

      Interrupt often

    • D. 

      Talk less, listen more

  • 10. 
    The client consultation is also known as the 
    • A. 

      Needs assessment

    • B. 

      Intake interview

    • C. 

      Sales pitch

    • D. 

      Personal encounter

  • 11. 
    Chemical products that destroy all bacteria, fungi, and viruses (but not spores) on surfaces are
    • A. 

      Antiseptics

    • B. 

      Disinfectants

    • C. 

      Sterilizers

    • D. 

      Sanitizers

  • 12. 
    State regulatory agencies include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Licensing agencies

    • B. 

      Boards of cosmetology

    • C. 

      Health departments

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Laws are also called
    • A. 

      Regulations

    • B. 

      Guidelines

    • C. 

      Statutes

    • D. 

      Rules

  • 14. 
    Invasion of body tissues by disease-causing pathogenic bacteria can result in a(n)
    • A. 

      Infection

    • B. 

      Antitoxin

    • C. 

      Abrasion

    • D. 

      Inflammation