Hair And Scalp Properties Quiz! Trivia

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Hair And Scalp Properties Quiz! Trivia

Do you know anything about hair and scalp properties? Cosmetologists should study hair and scalp properties because they must learn specifically about their client’s hair and what is best for it. Chemical services should be available to clients and help them to take care of their hair. There are also a plethora of ways to cut and style hair. Take this quiz on hair and scalp properties and see if you make the cut.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The medulla is composed of ________ cells
    • A. 

      Elongated

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Scale-like

    • D. 

      Pigmented

  • 2. 
    Hair follicles are distributed all over the body, with the exception of the?
    • A. 

      Face and palms of hands

    • B. 

      Palms of hands and elbows

    • C. 

      Palms of hands and soles of feet

    • D. 

      Soles of feet and forearms

  • 3. 
    Hair is approximately 90 percent?
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Fat

    • D. 

      Melanin

  • 4. 
    The scientific study of hair & its diseases & care is called?
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Trichology

    • C. 

      Cosmetology

    • D. 

      Dermatology

  • 5. 
    The term used to describe abnormal hair loss is?
    • A. 

      Scutula

    • B. 

      Monilethrix

    • C. 

      Alopecia

    • D. 

      Trichoptilosis

  • 6. 
    The maturing process of hair is?
    • A. 

      Malasezia

    • B. 

      Pityriasis

    • C. 

      Keratinization

    • D. 

      Trichoptilosis

  • 7. 
    The _______ glands secrete sebum?
    • A. 

      Sudoriferous

    • B. 

      Parotid

    • C. 

      Sebaceous

    • D. 

      Duodenal

  • 8. 
    The small, cone-shaped area at the base of the hair follicle that fits into the hair bulb is the?
    • A. 

      Hair bulb

    • B. 

      Dermal papilla

    • C. 

      Sebaceous gland

    • D. 

      Arrector pili

  • 9. 
    An acute, localized bacterial infection of a hair follicle that produces constant pain, is called a boil or a?
    • A. 

      Scutula

    • B. 

      Pityriasis Steatoides

    • C. 

      Carbuncle

    • D. 

      Furuncle

  • 10. 
    Unique protein structures within the cortex are responsible for the color and ______ of hair?
    • A. 

      Texture

    • B. 

      Length

    • C. 

      Elasticity

    • D. 

      Shine

  • 11. 
    The portion of the hair that projects above the skin are the?
    • A. 

      Hair bulb

    • B. 

      Hair shaft

    • C. 

      Hair follicle

    • D. 

      Hair root

  • 12. 
    These neutralizers are used to reform ______ bonds.
    • A. 

      Disulfide

    • B. 

      Salt

    • C. 

      Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Peptide

  • 13. 
    The cortex of the hair has a fibrous protein core formed by _____ cells.
    • A. 

      Elongated

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Transparent

    • D. 

      Scale-like

  • 14. 
    The technical term for brittle hair is?
    • A. 

      Hypertrichosis

    • B. 

      Monilethrix

    • C. 

      Fragilitas crinium

    • D. 

      Trichoptilosis

  • 15. 
    Polypeptide chains are cross-linked like the rungs on a ladder by ________ different types of side bonds?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Three

  • 16. 
    A helix is?
    • A. 

      Spiral-shaped

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Rectangular

    • D. 

      Square

  • 17. 
    Alternating bands of grey & pigmented hair throughout the length of the hair strain is called?
    • A. 

      Hypertrichosis

    • B. 

      Pityriasis

    • C. 

      Ringed hair

    • D. 

      Scutula

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the three types of side bonds of the cortex?
    • A. 

      Disulfide bonds

    • B. 

      Hydrogen bonds

    • C. 

      Salt bonds

    • D. 

      Cortex bonds

  • 19. 
    Which layer of hair provides a barrier that protects the inner structure of hair?
    • A. 

      Hair root

    • B. 

      Hair cuticle

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Cortex

  • 20. 
    The thickened, club-shaped structure that forms the lower part of the hair root is the?
    • A. 

      Hair bulb 

    • B. 

      Cortex

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Hair follicle

  • 21. 
    Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      Anyone of any race can have straight to extremely curly hair

    • B. 

      Shaving hair on the head makes it grow back faster, darker & coarser

    • C. 

      Scalp massage increase hair growth

    • D. 

      Gray hair is coarser & more resistant than pigmented hair

  • 22. 
    Pheomelanin provides hair colors ranging from?
    • A. 

      Gray to blond

    • B. 

      Red to blond

    • C. 

      Brown to black

    • D. 

      Red to black

  • 23. 
    Extremely curly hair does NOT typically?
    • A. 

      Have a tendency to knot

    • B. 

      Have low elasticity

    • C. 

      Have a fairly regular & uniform diameter along a single strand 

    • D. 

      Break easily 

  • 24. 
    The average hair density is about how many hairs per square inch?
    • A. 

      2,200

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      5,000

    • D. 

      1,200

  • 25. 
    Amino acids are joined by __________ bonds.
    • A. 

      Side

    • B. 

      Amino

    • C. 

      Compound

    • D. 

      Peptide

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