Nail Quiz


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What is the technical term for the natural nail?

A. Lunula

B. Onyx

C. Matrix

D. Mantle


name it

A. corn

B. calluses

C. dry skin


A tool used to cut stubborn cuticles.

A. Cuticle nipper

B. Cuticle nail pusher

C. Cuticle scissor


The slightly thickened layer of skin under the nail that lies between the fingertip and free edge of the natural nail plate is the __________.

A. eponychium

B. perionychium

C. hyponychium

D. bed epithelium


Discolorations of the nail plate from infections of the fingernails or toenails are usually the result of a _____.

A. viral infection

B. mold

C. bacterial infection

D. fungus


It is a treatment for the fingernails and hands consist of filing, shaping the free edge of the nail and applying polish.

A. MANICURE

B. PEDICURE

C. HAND SPA


These are articles used in any nail care service which are durable or permanent and are hand-held.

A. Materials

B. Tools

C. Equipment

D. Utensils


It is used to loosen or push back cuticles.

A. cuticle scissor

B. nail file

C. cuticle nail pusher

D. nail buffer


An absorbent cloth for drying the hands and feet.

A. Tissue

B. Cloth

C. Towel


The surface of a healthy natural nail should be;
A. smooth and spotted 
B. flexible and spotted 
C. smooth and unspotted 
D. pitted and rough 


The hardened keratin structure covering the nail bed is the __________.

A. nail extension

B. lunula

C. nail plate

D. matrix


I am qualified as a cosmetologist/nail technician to advise  a client as to what diseases or disorders they have? 
A. TRUE
B. FALSE


What tool is shown in the picture?

A. Cuticle nail pusher

B. Nail cutter

C. Cuticle scissors

D. Cuticle nipper


A nail condition in which blood clots form under the nail plate due to a small injury of the nail plate is;
A. bruised nails 
B. blue nails 
C. abnormal nails 
D. bruised onychia


A. cuticle pusher

B. cuticle nipper

C. nail buffer

D. nail fail


Some nail conditions can be treated in the salon. 
A. TRUE
B. FALSE


Humans have nails to:

A. protect our fingers and toes

B. use as tools

C. we don’t really know


Dark nail polish can be used to cover an infected nail. 
A. TRUE
B. FALSE


A. cuticle pusher

B. cuticle nipper

C. nail buffer

D. toe separator


Manicures and pedicures are some of the services offered in the school.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


A soft white downy fiber for dubbing or cleaning the nails and removing nail polish.

A. Cotton

B. Coton

C. Cottoonn


The living skin at the base of the natural nail plate that covers the matrix area is known as the __________.

A. hyponychium

B. nail bed

C. mantle

D. eponychium


A thin plastic film use for sealing the paraffin during a hand spa.

A. Gloves

B. Cling wrap

C. Apron

D. Towel


Your fingernails are made of:

A. potassium

B. iron

C. protein

D. magnesium


Feet and hands need to be given utmost care and pampering once in a while

A. TRUE

B. FALSE




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