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Which of the following is TRUE of electricity and the beauty and wellness industry?
Electricity use impacts ______ of the services that beauty professionals offer their clients.
Which of the following types of effects does electricity exhibit?
Which of the following is TRUE of electricity?
Why is copper used in electrical wiring and electrical motors?
Which of the following is an example of a conductor?
Which of the following is a good example of an insulator?
Which of the following BEST differentiates between direct current and alternating current?
Which of the following is TRUE of alternating current?
Which of the following measures the resistance of electrical current?
What does a watt measure?
What is TRUE of a wire that is not large enough to carry the electrical current passing through it?
Which of the following is an example of an electrical safety device that you may encounter when working in
a salon, spa, or barbershop?
Which of the following is an electrical safety device that is designed to prevent excessive current from
passing through a circuit by blowing out or melting when a wire becomes too hot from overloading the circuit
with too much current?
Why is grounding important?
The third circular electrical connection on a three-prong plug is called a ______.
In which of the following locations would a GFI MOST likely be required?
Which of the following is NOT good electrical safety advice?
In order to practice good electrical safety, ALWAYS ______.
Which of the following should you do if you receive a light shock sensation while using an electrical
The use of electrical currents to treat the skin is called ______.
Which of the following is used as an applicator for directing electric current from an electrotherapy device to
the client’s skin?
Which of the following is TRUE of the poles of an electric current?
Which of the following BEST differentiates a positive electrode from a negative electrode?
Which of the following is TRUE of a galvanic current?
Which of the following reactions can be expected when using cataphoresis?
Which of the following reactions can be expected when using anaphoresis?
For which of the following would microcurrent be MOST useful?
Which of the following is Tesla high-frequency current used for?
A condition that prohibits certain treatments is called a ______.
The electromagnetic spectrum is the name given to ______.
Which of the following types of energy is most likely associated with nuclear power plants?
Which of the following is TRUE of fluorescent light?
How does energy move through space?
Which of the following BEST differentiates between long wavelengths and short wavelengths?
Which percentage of natural sunlight is visible, making up the visible spectrum of light?
Which of the following is TRUE of infrared light?
Which of the following is TRUE of ultraviolet light?
Which type of light prompts the skin to produce beneficial vitamin D?
Light therapy is also known as ______.
Cornelius is opening a beauty business. He will need to have a thorough understanding of electricity for all
EXCEPT which of the following reasons?
Alycia notices a prior employee tried to repair a crack in the power cord on an electrical device with an
insulator. Which of the following may have been used as an insulator?
Julie relies on a constant, even flow of electricity that is produced by chemical means for the wireless tools
she uses in her daily work. What is Julie looking for?
Jane noticed that as she was working on a client throughout the morning, the electrical extension cord from
her electrical device to the outlet was getting hotter and hotter. Knowing this, which of the following is
MOST likely true?
Jeremy is having a hard time getting his electrical equipment to work properly for his clients. The technician
who came in to look at the situation advised Jeremy that the current is not able to flow through the wires
efficiently. Why is this MOST likely the case?
Just as Sandra turned on her electrical device, all of the appliances in the business shut off and the lights
went dark. It turned out that Sandra’s device, added to all of the other appliances that were in use, was asking
for too much amperage. Which of the following did Sandra MOST likely have to do to quickly get the power
in the establishment back on?
Alyssa noticed that the electrical device she uses on the job has a three-pronged plug that was to be inserted
into a three-pronged outlet in the wall. Since there were only two-pronged outlets in the room, however,
Alyssa purchased an adapter to connect her three-pronged device into a two-pronged outlet. Why was this a
Klaus has noticed that, throughout the establishment, there are ground fault interrupters (GFIs) in the walls
beside all sinks and in the bathrooms and the employee kitchen. Why are these types of receptacles
strategically placed in these locations?
Jamil plugged an electrical device into the outlet on the wall and it immediately started to spark. Jamil, very
startled, wasn’t sure what to do. What should Jamil do?
While working on a customer, Cindy accidentally dropped her electrical device into a sink full of water.
Which of the following should Cindy do?
Many of Wilson’s clients complain to him that their skin always appears very bluish-green when they are
sitting in his chair. Which of the following would most likely be the cause of this?
Owner Samuel’s client, Janine, has just learned she has skin cancer. While Janine’s doctor told her that the
cancer is most likely treatable, she is still concerned about further exposure and damage. She asks Samuel
which type of light caused her skin cancer. Which of the following types of light most likely did so?
Maria knows that light therapy is most likely the best solution for her client, James. Assuming Maria is
correct, which of the following is LEAST likely to be true of James?
You are an instructor of beauty and wellness courses at a local vocational school. Ursula, a student of yours,
asks you why it is so important that beauty professionals have a thorough understanding of electricity. What
do you tell her?
Manny is excited to use his new series of hand-held appliances on his clients this week. His boss has told
Manny to come in to work prepared to get used to the new equipment. All Manny knows is that the
appliances are expensive and top of the line and that they run on alternating current. Manny has already
cleaned off his station, made sure that he has ample space to work, properly disposed of his old appliances,
and picked up plenty of long-lasting batteries for the new appliances. What mistakes, if any, has Manny
As a business owner, Brenda knows the importance of electrical safety. Each evening, she is the last person
to leave work. Before she leaves, she makes sure that all electrical appliances are shut off and unplugged.
Any that have been left plugged in, she carefully unplugs by pulling on the plug, not the cord. Every morning,
Brenda arrives early to work. Before any other employees arrive, she first plugs all of the appliances back in,
then carefully cleans them. Finally, she makes sure that all cords to the appliances are tucked away and not
left in the middle of the room for customers and employees to trip over. What, if anything, has Brenda done
You are the manager of a beauty business. You are startled during a busy afternoon when one of your best
beauty pros, Wanda, starts screaming that her electrical device, which she is still holding onto, is sending
powerful shocks up her hand and arm. What should you do?
Your client, Rachel, sat down with you to discuss her client intake form before she receives Tesla
high-frequency current, which is commonly used in electrical facial and scalp treatments. What might Rachel
have told you that would lead you to rule out Tesla high-frequency current as a treatment option for her?
You are a worker at a high-end establishment that uses cutting-edge technology and techniques in treating
clientele. Your newest client, Gregory, has just told you that his doctor is recommending UV light therapy as
part of his overall path toward better health. Which of the following is MOST likely the reason why
Gregory’s doctor has recommended this particular type of light exposure as part of his therapy?