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1

A sign of a bacterial infection is the presence of:
a. lesions
b. tissue
c. pus
d. blood

c. pus

2

The nervous system as a whole is divided into how many main subdivisions?
a. 2
b. 3
c. 4
d. 6

b. 3

3

The lifting of the nail plate from the bed without shedding is a sign of:
a. onychomadesis
b. nail psoriasis
c. eggshell nails
d. onycholysis

d. onycholysis

4

The physical foundation of the body consisting of bones connected by joints is the:
a. nervous system
b. skeletal system
c. muscular system
d. endocrine system

b. skeletal system

5

The bones in the fingers or digits are called:
a. phalanges
b. metacarpus
c. scapula
d. carpus

a. phalanges

6

The deeper the layer of the dermis that supplies the skin with oxygen and nutrients is the:
a. papillary layer
b. subcutaneous layer
c. reticular layer
d. basal layer

c. reticular layer

7

Invasion of body tissues by disease-causing pathogenic bacteria can result in a(n):
a. infection
b. antitoxin
c. abrasion
d. inflammation

a. infection

8

Muscles that are attached to bones and are voluntary or consciously controlled are:
a. nonstriated muscles
b. striated muscles
c. cardiac muscles
d. insertion muscles

b. striated muscles

9

The nervous system that controls the voluntary functions of the five senses is the:
a. peripheral
b. autonomic
c. central
d. voluntary

c. central

10

If an exposure incident should occur discard all disposable contaminated objects in a:
a. trash bag
b. contaminated waste container
c. paper towel
d. trash can

b. contaminated waste container

11

The word integument means:
a. skin
b. hormone
c. natural covering
d. gland

c. natural covering

12

The epidermis layer of the skin is also known as the:
a. papillary layer
b. cuticle layer
c. subcutaneous layer
d. dermis layer

b. cuticle layer

13

The inner and larger bone of the forearm, attached at the wrist and located on the side of the little finger, is called:
a. humerus
b. carpus
c. ulna
d. radius

c. ulna

14

Which of the following scalp disorders is characterized by dry, sulfur-yellow, cup-like crusts on the scalp?
a. tinea capitis
b. pediculosis furuncle
c. tinea favosa
d. tinea barbae

c. tinea favosa

15

The tiny grains of pigment deposited in cells that provide skin with its color are:
a. protein
b. keratin
c. melanin
d. collagen

c. melanin

16

An abnormal cell mass that varies in size, color and shape is a:
a. tumor
b. pustule
c. scale
d. tubercle

a. tumor

17

A noncontagious skin disease characterized by red patches covered with silver-white scales found on the scalp is:
a. herpes
b. macula
c. papules
d. psoriasis

d. psoriasis

18

The hand position that is used most often when cutting uniform or increasing layers us:
a. palm-to-palm
b. undercutting
c. over fingers
d. below fingers

c. over fingers

19

A hair follicle filled with keratin and sebum forms a:
a. comdeo
b. cicatrix
c. bulla
d. nodule

a. comdeo

20

The most visible and functional part of the nail unit is the:
a. nail bed
b. nail plate
c. nail grooves
d. nail mantle

b. nail plate

21

The nail plate is constructed of many layers of nail cells?
a. 50
b. 75
c. 80
d. 100

d. 100

22

Elements differ from one another because of the difference in the structure of their:
a. atoms
b. deionized elements
c. occupying elements
d. elemental molecules

a. atoms

23

The slightly thickened layer of skin that lies between the fingertip and the free edge of the natural nail plate is the:
a. eponychium
b. mantle
c. hyponychium
d. matrix

c. hyponychium

24

A nail condition in which blood clots from 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. bruised nails

25

Prior to a full-color application to a wig or hairpiece, it is recommended to perform a(n):
a. elasticity test
b. strand test
c. allergy test
d. porosity test

b. strand test

26

Nails with a noticeable thin, white nail plate that more flexible that normal nails are:
a. ingrown nails
b. bitten nails
c. leukonychia nails
d. eggshell nails

d. eggshell nails

27

In the early stages, a typical bacterial infection on the nail plate can be identified as a:
a. yellow-green spot
b. blue spot
c. brown-black spot
d. white-yellow sopt

a. yellow-green spot

28

Any deformity or disease of the nail in general is called:
a. onyx
b. onychia
c. onychosis
d. onychophosis

c. onychosis

29

Permanent waving and hair relaxers change the shape of hair by chemically altering the hair's:
a. hydrogen bonds
b. ionic bonds
c. disulfide bonds
d. amino acids

c. disulfide bonds

30

Hydroxide chemical relaxers break disulfide bonds and convert them to:
a. lanthionine bonds
b. sulfur bonds
c. carbon bonds
d. hydrogen bonds

a. lanthionine bonds

31

The phase of metabolism that involves the breaking down of complex compounds within cells into smaller ones is:
a. catabolism
b. anabolism
c. cell division
d. mitosis

a. catabolism

32

The condition of abnormal hair growth of terminal hair is referred to as:
a. monilethrix
b. ringed hair
c. hypertrichosis
d. trichoptilosis

c. hypertrichosis

33

Hairpieces that have openings at the base through which the client's hair is blended are:
a. wiglets
b. switches
c. integration
d. cascade

c. integration

34

The ability of the hair to absorb moisture is:
a. porosity
b. elasticity
c. density
d. saturation

a. porosity

35

The medical term used to describe dandruff is:
a. alopecia
b. selenium
c. pityriasis
d. pyrithione

c. pityriasis

36

Current research confirms that dandruff is the result of a fungus called:
a. pyrithione
b. steatoides
c. capitis
d. malassezia

d. malassezia

37

Tinea is characterized by itching scales and sometimes painful circular lesions and is caused by:
a. seborrheic dermatitis
b. parasites
c. subcutaneous tissue
d. fungal organisms

d. fungal organisms

38

The thickness or diameter of the individual hair strand is referred to as hair:
a. dryness
b. texture
c. elasticity
d. porosity

b. texture

39

The dead, colorless tissue attached to the natural nail plate is the:
a. ligament
b. eponychium
c. cuticle
d. lunula

c. cuticle

40

Which of the following is NOT one of the five basic elements of 3-D hair design?
a. form
b. line
c. space
d. creativity

d. creativity

41

Contrasting lines are horizontal and vertical lines that create a hard edge and form a:
a. 45- degree angle
b. 90-degree angle
c. curved angle
d. 30-degree angle

b. 90-degree angle

42

When using hear on human hair wigs, the temperature setting on the styling tool should be:
a. low
b. high
c. fast
d. strong

a. low

43

Dark brown patches on the skin that may appear uneven in texture, jagged or raised may be a warning sign of:
a. malignant melanoma
b. malignant rosacea
c. keratoma
d. leukoderma

a. malignant melanoma

44

The area surrounding the form or the area the hairstyle occupies is:
a. texture
b. line
c. silhouette
d. space

d. space

45

A severe type of dandruff characterized by an accumulation of greasy or waxy scalp scales mixed with sebum is:
a. pityriasis capitis
b. tinea favosa
c. pityriasis papules
d. pityriasis steatoides

d. pityriasis steatoides

46

A client's facial shape is determined by the position and prominence of the:
a. head shape
b. chin line
c. profile
d. facial bones

d. facial bones

47

Shampooing encompasses 3 different processes, including all of the following EXCEPT:
a. conditioning
b. massage
c. profile
d. blowdrying

d. blowdrying

48

A substance that is a particularly good conductor of electricity is:
a. rubber
b. silk
c. glass
d. copper

d. copper

49

Brushes with bristles that have tiny overlapping layers or scales, which clean and add luster to the hair are:
a. natural
b. nylon
c. rounded
d. synthetic

a. natural

50

Thinning hair using a sliding movement with the blades of the shear partially opened to reduce volume and create movement is:
a. slithering
b. slicing
c. notching
d. beveling

a. slithering

51

The process of removing excess bulk without shortening hair length is:
a. beveling
b. tapering
c. stacking
d. texturizing

d. texturizing

52

During the shampoo pricedure, apply small quantities of shampoo to the hair befinning at the:
a. crown area
b. nape area
c. hairline
d. ear area

c. hairline

53

The movement or amount of mobility of a curl is determined by the:
a. base
b. circle
c. stem
d. size

c. stem

54

Achieving balance within a design can be accomplished by understanding the head shape and:
a. head points
b. reference points
c. four corners
d. technique points

b. reference points

55

A disease caused by a bloodborne virus that causes liver damage is:
a. hepatitis
b. tuberculosis
c. pneumonia
d. blood poisoning

a. hepatitis

56

The amount of movement in the hair strand is referred to as the:
a. wave pattern
b. texture
c. thickness
d. density

a. wave pattern

57

The lines used to remove weight to create graduated or layered haircuts are:
a. diagonal
b. vertical
c. horizontal
d. beveled

b. vertical

58

An imported wool fiber available in black or brown with a matte finish that is used in hair extensions is:
a. lin
b. yak
c. rayon
d. linen

a. lin

59

The technique that allows you to cut the hair very close to the scalp, creating a flat top or square shape, is:
a. comb-over-scissor
b. clipper-over-comb
c. notching shear-over-comb
d. clipper-under-comb

b. clipper-over-comb

60

The line dividing hair at the scalp, separating one section from another creating subsections is a(n):
a. tension
b. elevation
c. parting
d. angle

c. parting

61

The hair type that requires less elevation and should be left a bit longer because of shrinkage when it fries is:
a. coarse hair
b. dry hair
c. straight hair
d. curly hair

d. curly hair

62

Brushes with widely spaced protective pins used on human hair extensions or to gently remove tangle from wet wavy or dry curly hair are:
a. square brushes
b. double-tooth
c. vent brushes
d. tail brushes

c. vent brushes

63

An excellent comb for design parting and opening and removing braids is a:
a. finishing comb
b. wide-tooth-comb
c. pressing comb
d. tail comb

d. tail comb

64

A basic haircut where the hair is cut at a 180-degree angle, is the:
a. graduated cut
b. blunt cut
c. angled cut
d. long-layered cut

d. long-layered cut

65

All of the following are appendages of the skin EXCEPT:
a. pineal gland
b. nails
c. sebaceous glands
d. hair

a. pineal gland

66

Water is the most abundant and important element on Earth is classified as a(n):
a. complete solvent
b. natural solvent
c. universal solvent
d. acidic solvent

c. universal solvent

67

During the consultation the stylist must pay special attention to the client's hair:
a. style
b. length
c. texture
d. color

c. texture

68

Combs that are used for the thermal curling should be made of:
a. plastic
b. nylon blends
c. soft metal
d. hard rubber

d. hard rubber

69

The correct temperature setting of the iron for thermal curling is determined by the:
a. texture of the hair
b. length of hair
c. type of iron used
d. size of iron used

a. texture of the hair

70

The terms sing braids, box braids, or individual braids all refer to:
a. underhand braids
b. inverted braids
c. extension braids
d. free-hanging braids

d. free-hanging braids

71

A board of fine upright nails that is used to comb or detangle human hair extensions or to blend colors is a:
a. drawing board
b. hackle
c. leather board
d. extension

b. hackle

72

Large diameter pin curls that are similar to a roller but do have the same amount of tension are:
a. straight curls
b. rectangular curls
c. open curls
d. barrel curls

d. barrel curls

73

The tree-strand braid produced by overlapping the strands of hair on top of each other is the:
a. box braid
b. fishtail
c. inverted
d. visible

c. inverted

74

Wax applied to an area should be removed using:
a. fingers
b. paper strips
c. fabric strips
d. wooden applicators

c. fabric strips

75

The relaxing massage movement that should be perfected, varied and expertly used during the manicure is:
a. tapotement
b. friction
c. effleurage
d. petrissage

c. effleurage

76

Most human hair used commercially comes from:
a. Europe
b. Latin America
c. India & Asia
d. Canada

c. India & Asia

77

Hanging curls that are suitable for medium to long hairstyles are:
a. barrel curls
b. roll curls
c. spiral curls
d. flat curls

c. spiral curls

78

The blow-dryer attachment that stretches and softens textured hair and loosens the curl pattern is a:
a. concentrator
b. butterfly clip
c. pick nozzle
d. diffuser

c. pick nozzle

79

The two methods of wrapping the hair around a perm rod are:
a. flat and spiral
b. croquignole and even
c. spiral and perpendicular
d. croquignole and spiral

d. croquignole and spiral

80

Hair that is arranged so that the cuticles of all hair strands slope in the same direction is:
a. processed hair
b. fallen hair
c. resistant hair
d. turned hair

d. turned hair

81

Nikolas Tesla is credited with discovering:
a. high-frequency current
b. microcurrent
c. electrotherapy
d. alternating current

a. high-frequency current

82

The technique used to apply nail tips is:
a. rock, slide and hold
b. stop, rock and hold
c. stop, hold and remove
d. stop, slide and press

b. stop, rock and hold

83

In the braid-and-sew method of hair extensions, the angle of the track determines:
a. how the hair will fall
b. the amount of hair
c. the size of extension
d. the length of extension

a. how the hair will fall

84

The method of attaching extensions to a client's own hair with a bonding material and heat from a special tool is:
a. fusion bonding
b. locking
c. sewing
d. switch bonding

a. fusion bonding

85

In permanent waving, the shape and type of curl ware determined by the shape and type of rod and the:
a. long rods
b. hair length
c. sectioning
d. wrapping method

d. wrapping method

86

Which of the following is shaped like a two-sided nail file, long and narrow, with one or two additional grit abrasives and a final shine surface?
a. two-way buffer
b. chamois buffer
c. terry cloth
d. gauze

a. two-way buffer

87

Caution should be used with on-base rod placement to avoid additional:
a. sectioning of hair
b. stress and tension on hair
c. increased volume
d. curl patterns

b. stress and tension on hair

88

Bacteria generally consist of an outer cell wall containing a liquid called:
a. spore-forming
b. cilia
c. protoplasm
d. photosynthesis

c. protoplasm

89

The active ingredient in all hydroxide relaxers is the:
a. hydrogen ion
b. keratin ion
c. peroxide ion
d. lithium ion

a. hydrogen ion

90

Relaxers are often marketed and sold as no-mix no-lye relaxers are:
a. potassium hydroxide relaxers
b. sodium hydroxide relaxers
c, ammonium thio relaxers
d. guanidine hydroxide relaxers

d. guanidine hydroxide relaxers

91

The difference in the strength of most chemical hair relaxers is determined by the concentration of:
a. lanthionization
b. hydroxide
c. ammonia
d. coatings

b. hydroxide

92

Primary and secondary colors that are positioned opposite each other on the color wheel are:
a. complementary colors
b. contrasting colors
c. permanent colors
d. tertiary colors

a. complementary colors

93

Liquid and cream forms of foundation are a mixture of water and oil with coloring agents called:
a. melanocytes
b. perscriptives
c. pigments
d. alkaloids

c. pigments

94

The technique of coloring stands of hair darker than the natural color is:
a. lowlighting
b. accelerating
c. highlighting
d. balayage

a. lowlighting

95

Change in the form of a substance that does not cause a chemical reaction is a(n):
a. anion change
b. chemical change
c. matter change
d. physical change

d. physical change

96

A combination of a thio relaxer and a thio permanent wrapped on large rods is a:
a. permanent wave
b. soft curl permanent
c. full curl permanent
d. relaxer retouch

b. soft curl permanent

97

The melanin that gives black and brown color to hair is:
a. primary
b. eumelanin
c. pigment
d. pheomelanin

b. eumelanin

98

The process that lightens hair and deposits color in one application is a:
a. deposit-only color
b. semipermanent color
c. single-process hair coloring
d. double-process hair coloring

c. single-process hair coloring

99

The darkest hair colors in the level system are identified as being a level:
a. 1
b. 3
c. 6
d. 10

a. 1

100

Toenail clippers that are the most effective should have jaws with a:
a. blunt point
b. fine point
c. curved point
d. dull point

b. fine point