Medical Quiz

Cosmetology Quiz


Nail polish is applied to the __________.

A. Ligament

B. Eponychium

C. Cuticle

D. Nail plate

What is a light, continuous, stroking movement with the fingers or palms?

A. Fulling

B. Kneading

C. Petrissage

D. Effleurage

______ often found in home haircoloring products, leave a coating on the hair that may cause uneven curls, severe discoloration, or hair breakage.

A. Peroxide

B. Ammonia

C. Waving solution

D. Metallic salts

Clients with skin abnormalities, open sores, or fever blisters should be referred to a/an.

A. Podiatrist

B. Stylist

C. Physician

D. Gynegologist

The _________ uses only one end paper folded in half over hair ends like an envelope.

A. Double flat wrap

B. Bookend wrap

C. Double flat wrap

D. Spiral wrap

What type of skin appears shiny or greasy from clogged, dead cells in the follicle?

A. Dehydrated skin

B. Oily skin

C. Acid skin

D. Combination skin

The process that stops the action of permanent wave solution and rebuilds the hair into its new form is called _____________.

A. Sectioning

B. Thio neutralization

C. Rinsing

D. Normalization

The range of numbers used in the ph scale is _________.

A. 0 to 5

B. 0 to 10

C. 0 to 7

D. 0 to 14

What is the medical term for ringworm?

A. Tinea

B. Furuncle

C. Carbuncle

D. Pneumocytis

What is the second factor in the overall strength of the waving solution?

A. Ammonium thioglycolate

B. Amount used

C. Degrees of alkalinity

D. Length of hair

What term describes a condition that requires avoiding certain treatments, procedures, or products to prevent undesirable effects?

A. Case history

B. Side effects

C. Skin analysis

D. Contraindication

What is the most common type of perm rod?

A. Curved

B. Concave

C. Convex

D. Soft bender

Where should you start the application of the chemical relaxer, often considered the most resistant area?

A. Back of the head

B. Scalp area

C. Front hairline

D. Side area

The difference between open and closed comedones is the size of the follicle opening, called the _________.

A. Ostium

B. Follicle

C. Comedo

D. pore

A Licensed cosmetologist is allowed to work on clients with nail disorders.



What is the medical term to describe dandruff?

A. Alopecia

B. Selenium

C. Pyrithone

D. Pityriasis

A/an, also known as a facial treatment, is a professional skin treatment that improves the condition and appearance of the skin.

A. Facial

B. Exfoliation

C. Mask

D. Wrap

The _______ uses only one end paper, placed over the top of the hair strand.

A. Single flat wrap

B. Bookend wrap

C. Double flat wrap

D. Spiral wrap

Without a through understanding of ________, Cosmetologists could damage hair, cause hair loss, and harm their clients and themselves.

A. Color theory

B. Chemistry

C. Immunology

D. Braiding

The nail of the middle finger grows fastest and the thumbnail grows the slowest.




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