Tennessee Cosmetology State Board Practice Exam

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Tennessee Cosmetology State Board Quizzes & Trivia

If you have a natural talent for beautifying yourself and your friends, using makeup or any of the other various methods of improving a person’s appearance, then you’ll probably have an interest in the study of cosmetology. In the following quiz, you’ll find a host of questions you would see on the Tennessee Cosmetology State Board Examination. Do you want to be a cosmetologist? Take the quiz to see if you have what it takes!


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