Medical Quiz

Nail Quiz


Your fingernails are made of:

A. potassium

B. iron

C. protein

D. magnesium

What is this nail disorder?

A. Pterygium

B. Onychatrophia

C. Onychauxis

D. Onychophagy

A tool used to cut stubborn cuticles.

A. Cuticle nipper

B. Cuticle nail pusher

C. Cuticle scissor

A. cuticle pusher

B. cuticle nipper

C. nail buffer

D. toe separator

An absorbent cloth for drying the hands and feet.

A. Tissue

B. Cloth

C. Towel

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



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 used to loosen or push back cuticles.

A. cuticle scissor

B. nail file

C. cuticle nail pusher

D. nail buffer

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

What tool is shown in the picture?

A. Cuticle nail pusher

B. Nail cutter

C. Cuticle scissors

D. Cuticle nipper

I am qualified as a cosmetologist/nail technician to advise  a client as to what diseases or disorders they have? 

Humans have nails to:

A. protect our fingers and toes

B. use as tools

C. we don’t really know

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 

Callous remover

A. Tool

B. Equipment

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

A. Cotton

B. Coton

C. Cottoonn

What is the technical term for the natural nail?

A. Lunula

B. Onyx

C. Matrix

D. Mantle

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

A. Gloves

B. Cling wrap

C. Apron

D. Towel

Some nail conditions can be treated in the salon. 

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

She went to the nail salon to get a ________________________.

A. manecure

B. manicure

C. mannicure

D. manycure

name it

A. corn

B. calluses

C. dry skin

A. cuticle pusher

B. cuticle nipper

C. nail buffer

D. nail fail

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

Dark nail polish can be used to cover an infected nail. 

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

A. nail extension

B. lunula

C. nail plate

D. matrix


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