CIBTAC Theory Exam


Which skin layer contains living and dead cell?

  • Stratum corneum
  • Stratum lucidum
  • Prickle cell layer
  • Basal layer

Which type of infection is Impetigo?

  • Viral infection
  • Bacterial infection
  • Fungal infection

What is the first and second cervical vertebra called?

  • Atlas and Axis
  • Saddle and Pivot
  • Talus and Calcaneus
  • Sternum and Manubrium

Where is Sartorius muscle located?

  • Cross hip to the lateral of the tibia
  • Cross hip to the medial of the tibia
  • Lateral fron of lower leg
  • Medial and front of thigh

What are Arteries?

  • Oxygenated blood from the lung
  • Deoxygenated blood from the body
  • Deoxygenated blood from the lung
  • Oxygenated blood from the heart

Where does Oxygenated blood from the lung goes to?

  • Right Atrium
  • Right Ventricle
  • Left Atrium
  • Left Ventricle

What’s the function of the Thoracic duct?

  • Collects lymph from the right side of the head and neck and right arm
  • Collects lymph from the left side of the head and neck, left arm, both lower limbs
  • Collects lymph from all over the body
  • Collects lymph from the left side of the body

Accessory organs include

  • Liver, duodenum, pancreas
  • Liver, gallbladder
  • Liver, pancreas, gallbladder
  • Gall bladder, duodenum

What’s the effect of Effleurage?

  • For sleep
  • For stimulation
  • For invigorating the muscle tissue
  • For curing injuries

Which massage techniques are for relaxation technique?

  • Vibration
  • Tapotement and petrissage
  • Effleurage and petrissage
  • Friction

What’s the effect of Petrissage?

  • Improve the skin
  • Reduce the blood circulation
  • Reduce the tension
  • Calming and soothing

Which is the correct way of the consultation?

  • Sit besides the client without looking at the client’s eyes
  • Consultation should be done over the phone
  • Consultation should be done over the reception counter
  • Sit in front of the client without any barrier

What the therapist should do if the client has a total contraindication?

  • Should not massage at all
  • Must avoid only the area of the contraindication
  • Must have a medical permission to perform a massage
  • Should not massage at least for three months

What would be the effect of Lordosis?

  • Protruding hip
  • Tilt pelvis
  • Curving spine
  • Sideways curving spine

How the Vibration is performed?

  • Striking the body rapidly
  • Shaking and trembling the muscle
  • Rubbing the tissue
  • Pressing into the skin and moving it over the underlying tissues

Which contra-action the client may have after massage?

  • Increase the blood pressure
  • Headache
  • Muscle cramp
  • Muscle stiff

Which is not effect of audio sonic?

  • Increase general circulation
  • Relax the muscle tissue
  • Brighten, tone and nourish the skin
  • Break down fatty deposits

What the G5 head with a sponge is for?

  • Promote Effleurage
  • Promote Tapotement
  • Promote Kneading
  • Promote Friction

The strength of deep tissue massage is depends on?

  • Client’s age
  • Muscle bulk
  • Skin tone
  • Height

There is a tension on the client’s lower back. What massage is best to do?

  • Effleurage on the hip
  • Vibration on the cervical area
  • Kneading on the lumbar area
  • Tapotement on the thoracic area

There is tightness on the neck area, what muscle is to be massaged?

  • Effleurage on rhomboid
  • Petrissage on SCM
  • Petrissage on teres minor
  • Effleurage on trapezius

What does tension in the muscles means?

  • Firm muscle with nodules
  • Saggy muscle
  • Muscle with low blood pressure
  • Mesomorph

Which word means lying down with facing up position?

  • Prone
  • Supine
  • Crane
  • Stretch out

Which massage medium is suitable for oily skin?

  • Cream
  • Lotion
  • Gel
  • Talc

If a client wants a stimulating massage what technique would you include more of in your routine?

  • Relaxing techniques
  • Gentle strokes
  • Toning strokes
  • Invigorating movements

Swedish massage is a treatment involving?

  • The use of essential oils
  • A system of massage movement such as effleurage and petrissage
  • Massaging the back, neck and shoulders
  • Working out the client’s problems

Why would you advise the client to drink water after a massage?

  • To refresh the client down
  • To wake the client up
  • To increase the client’s energy level
  • To flush out toxins

A client has just eaten a big meal, this would stop them having a treatment as they could?

  • Faint due to blood shunting
  • Put on more weight due to blood shunting
  • Lose more weight due to blood shunting
  • Absorb more water due to blood shunting

Why is it necessary to ask questions at consultation?

  • To see if the client is listening
  • To find out the client’s address
  • To gain information about the client to base treatment plans on
  • To gain all the relevant information for the planned treatment and the client’s consent to treatment

When a therapist carries out a consultation with a client it is important not to name specific contra-indications as they:

  • May cause the client to become upset
  • Do not need to mention them
  • Will draw attention to the problem
  • Do not have medical qualifications