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1

The typical independent salon has about _____ styling stations.
a. 3
b. 5
c. 10
d. 40

b. 5

2

Which type of salon shares a national name, consistent image and business formula with salons in other locations?
a. franchise
b. day spa
c. value-priced salon
d. medical spa

a. franchise

3

Making contact with salons and professionals to establish contacts in the beauty industry is called:
a. interviewing
b. marketing
c. advertising
d. networking

d. networking

4

After doing a salon site visit, it is important to send the salon representative a:
a. copy of your employment portfolio
b. cover letter
c. thank you note
d. resume

c. thank you note

5

Which of these questions can a potential employer legally ask during an interview?
a. How old are you?
b. Are you authorized to work in the US?
c. What is you native language?
d. What types of illnesses or disabilities do you have?

b. Are you authorized to work in the US?

6

When going over the directions for the exam, if there are things you do not understand, you should:
a. try to figure it out on your own
b. turn your booklet in and take the exam another day
c. focus on the parts of the exam you do understand
d. ask the examiner

d. ask the examiner

7

When answering multiple choice questions:
a. if two choices are opposites, one is probably correct
b. you should stop reading the choices when you see one that looks correct
c. responses such as "all of the above" are usually incorrect
d. you should never guess under any circumstances

a. if two choices are opposites, one is probably correct

8

Which of these words is an example of an absolute?
a. sometimes
b. never
c. equal
d. good

b. never

9

When taking the practical exam, it is recommended that you do all BUT which of the following?
a. Observe other practical exams prior to taking yours if allowed to do so
b. Follow all infection and disease control practices
c. Focus on what the other candidates are doing
d. Listen carefully to the instructions and follow them explicitly

c. Focus on what the other candidates are doing

10

To be successful in cosmetology, it is important to develop:
a. technical skills
b. communication skills
c. both technical and communication skills
d. neither technical nor communication skills

c. both technical and communication skills

11

When preparing your professional resume, it is recommended that you:
a. make it about two pages long
b. primarily focus on the schools you have attended
c. omit information about you professional skills
d. focus on information relevant to the position you are seeking

d. focus on information relevant to the position you are seeking

12

The process of reaching logical conclusions by employing logical reasoning is called:
a. intuition
b. deductive reasoning
c. postulating
d. deciphering

b. deductive reasoning

13

A(n) _____ is a written summary of a person's education and work experience.
a. employment portfolio
b. employment agreement
c. cover letter
d. resume

d. resume

14

The basic question or problem on an exam is known as a:
a. stem
b. response
c. query
d. post

a. stem

15

Which of these terms refer to understanding the strategies for successfully taking test?
a. work ethic
b. test-wise
c. street-smart
d. deductive reasoning

b. test-wise

16

A(n) _______ is a collection of photos and documents that reflect you skills, accomplishments and abilities in your chosen career field.
a. resume
b. cover letter
c. employment agreement
d. employment portfolio

d. employment portfolio

17

Who should ask questions during the interview?
a. only the interviewer
b. only the interviewee
c. both the interviewer and interviewee
d. neither the interviewer nor interviewee

c. both the interviewer and interviewee

18

Which of the following is NOT an example of a good study habit?
a. staying up late studying the night before
b. reading content carefully
c. developing a detailed vocabulary list
d. organizing and reviewing handouts

a. staying up late studying the night before

19

Having ________ means being committed to a strong code of moral and artistic values.
a. motivation
b. integrity
c. enthusiasm
d. a strong work ethic

b. integrity

20

Which type of salon is MOST likely to offer extras such as five-minute head, neck and shoulder massages as part of the shampoo?
a. high-end salon
b. mid-priced full-service salon
c. booth rental salon
d. basic value-priced salon

a. high-end salon

21

Students with a learning disability may be allowed extra time to take the test.
T or F

True

22

Before a job interview, think about question for the interviewer and bring a list if necessary.
T or F

True

23

A good deductive reasoning strategy is to eliminate options known to be incorrect.
T or F

True

24

Large nation salon chains are owned by individuals who pay a fee to use the name.
T or F

False

25

When choosing a salon for employment opportunities, it is critical to choose a salon that:
a. provides for an easy commute
b. has no advancement opportunities
c. services the type of clients you wish to serve
d. is trendy and fashionable

c. services the type of clients you wish to serve

26

When selection an interview wardrobe, it is critical that the selection be:
a. your favorite colors
b. appropriate for the position
c. irrelevant to the position
d. trendy and expensive

b. appropriate for the position

27

The average time an employer will spend scanning a resume is:
a. 10 seconds
b. 12 seconds
c. 20 seconds
d. 30 minutes

c. 20 seconds

28

The technique of establishing contacts that may eventually lead to employment opportunities is:
a. sampling
b. advertising
c. networking
d. marketing

c. networking

29

During salon visits, to ensure that all key areas are observed, it is important to develop a:
a. checklist
b. summary
c. resume
d. notebook

a. checklist

30

If possible, a simple resume should have how many pages?
a. 4
b. no more than 3
c. 2
d. 1

d. 1

31

The salon with a national name, consistent image and business formula used in every location is a(n):
a. high-end salon
b. value-priced salon
c. franchise salon
d. independent salon

c. franchise salon

32

Understanding the strategies for successfully taking tests
a. test-wise
b. integrity
c. transferable skills
d. deductive reasoning

a. test-wise

33

Process of reaching logical conclusions by employing logical reasoning
a. test-wise
b. integrity
c. transferable skills
d. deductive reasoning

d. deductive reasoning

34

Skills mastered at other jobs that can be put to use in a new position
a. test-wise
b. integrity
c. transferable skills
d. deductive reasoning

c. transferable skills

35

Commitment to a strong code of moral and artistic values
a. test-wise
b. integrity
c. transferable skills
d. deductive reasoning

b. integrity