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These quizzes are for your use in your classroom. Feel free to print out the quizzes to give them to your students and to share with your fellow instructors. Answer keys are provided. You will need Adobe Reader to view the forms. Please visit Adobe Reader site to download it.

Please be patient with downloading the quizzes. Each file is fairly large to allow you a clear print-out.

Test Your Salon Safety Knowledge

Use this downloadable quiz to test your students' knowledge of general salon safety and sanitation rules. Keep in mind that each state has its own specific rules and regulations covering these areas. Remind your students to always follow all your state’s rules and all product manufacturers’ instructions.

Keywords: salon safety   salon sanitation   student issues   student tests   working safely  

Quick Quiz: Hard Vs. Soft Gel-Polish

Use this quiz to help your students understand — and be able to explain to clients — the difference between hard (traditional) and soft (soak-off) gels.

Keywords: gels   quiz   soak-off gels   student tests  

Quick Quiz: Choosing the Right Service

Use this quiz to test your students’ knowledge of various nail services and how they should present them to their clients.

Keywords: acrylics   gel-polish   nail shapes   schools   soak-off gels  

Quick Quiz: NAILS Vocabulary Quiz 2

Use the NAILS Magazine Encyclopedia to quiz your students on the following
terms they should be familiar with as professional nail techs. You can also create
your own vocabulary lists with definitions by using the NAILS Encyclopedia.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   schools   student tests  

Quick Quiz: Client Scenario

Use the following scenarios to help your students determine how they should handle
various client issues and other situations that can typically occur in a salon situation.

Keywords: client issues   education   quiz  

Quick Quiz: NAILS Vocabulary Quiz

Use the NAILS Magazine Encyclopedia to quiz your students on the following terms
they should be familiar with as professional nail techs. You can also create your own
vocabulary lists with definitions by using the NAILS Encyclopedia.

Keywords: education   nail anatomy   nail diseases  

Quick Quiz: Nail Industry Facts

To get your students excited about their career choice, give them this quick quiz as an intro to the industry. It tackles subjects like what the industry average price is for a basic pedicure to what percentage of nail techs are male. An answer key is included on the second page.

Keywords: education   educational materials  

Quick Quiz: Nail Art

Nail art is not only a great way for a nail tech to boost her income, it can also be
a fulfilling creative outlet that enhances her career satisfaction. Use this quiz to
help educate students about different components of nail art.

Keywords: education   nail art  

Quick Quiz: Retailing Basics

Offering retail items is a service to guests. Use this quiz to educate your students on the importance of recommending products to clients at every visit, and how and where to find, display, and sell quality retail items that their clients will enjoy. The answer key is attached.

Keywords: education   retail merchandising   retailing  

Quick Quiz: Soak-Off Gels

With their easy-to-remove system and durable, long-lasting, chip-free wear, soak-off gels offer nail technicians an exciting service to promote for increased income. Use this quiz to educate students about this popular nail enhancement. An answer key is included on the second page.

Acrylic Dip Systems Quiz

Use this quiz to help students understand the difference between traditional acrylic enhancements and acrylic dip systems. An answer key is included on the second page.

Gel-Polish Removal Quiz

Gel-polish has brought consumers into nail salons in droves to enjoy the “two-week manicure.” But improper removal can jeopardize the retention rate of this valuable clientele. When gel-polish is removed properly, it won’t damage the natural nails. Take this quiz to learn the dos and don’ts of the process.

Keywords: gels   removing gels  

Manicure Basics Quiz

Complete this assessment to learn about the steps, implements, and customer service aspects of a salon manicure.

Keywords: manicures   newbie  

LED vs. UV Quiz

Gels are a growing segment of the nail industry, and there are tons of options. One big choice
you’ll need to make is whether you want to use gels that work with a standard UV light or
ones that work with a newer generation LED light. Clear up any confusion about the two light
options with this assessment.

Keywords: LED lights   UV light safety   UV lights  

Test Your Sanitation Knowledge

Sanitation is a main focus of the state board exam. Make sure your students know how to protect future clients and themselves.

Keywords: bacteria   disinfection   EPA   legislation  
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