Your Professional Image

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Professional Practice Exam Quizzes & Trivia

Taken from Milady state exam review book


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Personal grooming is an extension of:
    • A. 

      Public hygiene

    • B. 

      Personal hygiene

    • C. 

      Personal development

    • D. 

      Professional ethics

  • 2. 
    The science that deals with the daily maintenance of health by the individual is:
    • A. 

      Good grooming

    • B. 

      Self preservation

    • C. 

      Personal hygiene

    • D. 

      Personal development

  • 3. 
    Good posture prevents fatigue and creates an image of:
    • A. 

      Superiority

    • B. 

      Personal hygiene

    • C. 

      Confidence

    • D. 

      Good grooming

  • 4. 
    The body may be kept clean by the regular use of:
    • A. 

      Deodorants

    • B. 

      Soap and water

    • C. 

      Moisturizers

    • D. 

      Germicides

  • 5. 
    Body odors can be prevented by regular bathing and the use of:
    • A. 

      A protective outer garment

    • B. 

      Astringents

    • C. 

      Germicides

    • D. 

      Deodorants

  • 6. 
    Maintaining healthy teeth and keeping the breath sweet is known as:
    • A. 

      Gargling

    • B. 

      Oral hygiene

    • C. 

      Mouth deodorization

    • D. 

      Mouth lubrication

  • 7. 
    To keep teeth in good, healthy condition it is necessary to maintain regular:
    • A. 

      Physicals

    • B. 

      Oral exercise

    • C. 

      Use of deodorants

    • D. 

      Dental care

  • 8. 
    Bad or offensive breath may be treated and minimized by:
    • A. 

      Gargling w/astringent

    • B. 

      Lozenges

    • C. 

      Drinking water

    • D. 

      Rinsing w/mouthwash

  • 9. 
    Rest and relaxation are necessary to prevent:
    • A. 

      Fatigue

    • B. 

      Poor eating habits

    • C. 

      Poor oral hygiene

    • D. 

      Body odors

  • 10. 
    Overexertion and lack of rest tend to drain the body of its:
    • A. 

      Supply of sebum

    • B. 

      Efficiency

    • C. 

      Perspiration

    • D. 

      Blood supply

  • 11. 
    One of the major elements required for good health is:
    • A. 

      A well balanced diet

    • B. 

      Adequate makeup

    • C. 

      Proper clothing

    • D. 

      Personal disinfection

  • 12. 
    Factors that may be considered health hazards are:
    • A. 

      A single restroom

    • B. 

      Impure air and food

    • C. 

      Leaky faucets

    • D. 

      Streaked salon mirros

  • 13. 
    One of the best advertisements of an efficiently run salon is a cosmetologist who is:
    • A. 

      Well groomed

    • B. 

      Well paid

    • C. 

      Youthful in appearance

    • D. 

      Physically fit

  • 14. 
    An important consideration in personal hygiene is:
    • A. 

      Good posture

    • B. 

      Efficiency

    • C. 

      Ethical conduct

    • D. 

      Cleanliness

  • 15. 
    The use of good speech is vital to the art of:
    • A. 

      Literature

    • B. 

      Fashion

    • C. 

      Conversation

    • D. 

      Grooming

  • 16. 
    The cosmetologist who practices correct posture will find that it helps reduce:
    • A. 

      Skin discoloration

    • B. 

      Body fatique

    • C. 

      Weight gain

    • D. 

      Muscular coordination

  • 17. 
    For good standing posture, keep the head up, chin level with the floor, chest up, shoulders relaxed, and:
    • A. 

      lower abdomen out

    • B. 

      Knees close together

    • C. 

      Lower abdomen flat

    • D. 

      Feet wide apart

  • 18. 
    For good sitting posture, keep the feet and:
    • A. 

      Arms close together

    • B. 

      Knees close together

    • C. 

      Chin out

    • D. 

      Chest relaxed

  • 19. 
    For a comfortable sitting position, keep the soles of the feet:
    • A. 

      On the floor

    • B. 

      Crossed

    • C. 

      Extended

    • D. 

      Elevated

  • 20. 
    The muscles of the body are kept in good condition by:
    • A. 

      Tonics

    • B. 

      Moisturizers

    • C. 

      Conditioners

    • D. 

      Exercise

  • 21. 
    In order to give the body support and balance and to help maintain good posture, the cosmetologist should wear:
    • A. 

      Slip on shoes

    • B. 

      Cushioned loafers

    • C. 

      Low-heeled shoes

    • D. 

      Fashionable shoes

  • 22. 
    Personal hygiene includes all the following except:
    • A. 

      Oral hygiene

    • B. 

      Bathing or showering

    • C. 

      Cleaning your nails

    • D. 

      Wearing the latest fashions

  • 23. 
    To avoid back strain while working, sit:
    • A. 

      Toward the back of the chair

    • B. 

      To oneside of the chair

    • C. 

      On the forward part of the chair

    • D. 

      With legs crossed

  • 24. 
    A well groomed cosmetologist does not wear:
    • A. 

      Makeup

    • B. 

      Obtrusive jewelry

    • C. 

      Cologne

    • D. 

      A watch

  • 25. 
    Public hygiene is also known as:
    • A. 

      Personal hygiene

    • B. 

      Sterlization

    • C. 

      Sanitation

    • D. 

      Disifection

  • 26. 
    Skills that include listening, manner of speaking, and your voice are all part of:
    • A. 

      Physical presentation

    • B. 

      Professionalism

    • C. 

      Communication

    • D. 

      Management skills

  • 27. 
    Rules involving professional ethics for cosmetology include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Respecting others beliefs and rights

    • B. 

      Being loyal to your employer, manager, and coworkers

    • C. 

      Treating everyone honestly and fairly

    • D. 

      Getting adequate rest and nutrition

  • 28. 
    Thoughtfulness of others is considered to be the foundation of:
    • A. 

      Good grooming

    • B. 

      Personality development

    • C. 

      Vitality

    • D. 

      Courtesy

  • 29. 
    To be successful it is most important to avoid body odor and:
    • A. 

      The use of bar soap

    • B. 

      Punctuality

    • C. 

      Bead breath

    • D. 

      Good grooming

  • 30. 
    A smile of greeting and a word of welcome are two personality characteristics the reflect:
    • A. 

      Liveliness

    • B. 

      Graciousness

    • C. 

      A good education

    • D. 

      A sense of humor

  • 31. 
    Good topics for salon conversation should be:
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Debatable

    • C. 

      Religious

    • D. 

      Noncontraversial

  • 32. 
    Courtesy is the key to:
    • A. 

      Effectve negotiating

    • B. 

      Success

    • C. 

      Booking appointments

    • D. 

      Outsmarting others

  • 33. 
    One of the cosmetologist most important personal assets is his/her:
    • A. 

      personality

    • B. 

      Physical appearance

    • C. 

      Wardrobe

    • D. 

      Financial standing

  • 34. 
    Good conversation involves the use of a pleasant voice, good choice in words, intelligence, charm, and:
    • A. 

      Grooming

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      Personality

    • D. 

      Repetition

  • 35. 
    Proper conduct in relation to empoyer, clients, and coworkers is called professional:
    • A. 

      Personality

    • B. 

      Ethics

    • C. 

      Courtesy

    • D. 

      Honesty