Chapter 16 - Haircutting

60 Questions | Total Attempts: 600

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Chapter 16 - Haircutting

Total Questions = 60


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement about razors is correct?
    • A. 

      They create a blunt line when cutting hair

    • B. 

      They are mainly recommended for coarse hair

    • C. 

      They do NOT give as soft an appearance as a shear cut

    • D. 

      They use a finer blade than shears

  • 2. 
    A ________ comb is mainly used for close tapers on the nape & sides when using the scissor-over-comb technique?
    • A. 

      Tail

    • B. 

      Wide-tooth

    • C. 

      Styling

    • D. 

      Barber

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a technique that uses diagonal lines to create angles by cutting the ends with a slight increase or decrease in length?
    • A. 

      Beveling 

    • B. 

      Slide cutting

    • C. 

      Texturizing

    • D. 

      Notching 

  • 4. 
    Where is the occipital bone located?
    • A. 

      Top of the head

    • B. 

      Base of the skull

    • C. 

      Top of the nose

    • D. 

      Center of the jaw 

  • 5. 
    When cutting the bangs or fringe?
    • A. 

      You should use tension

    • B. 

      You should allow for the natural lift of the hair

    • C. 

      The hair must be completely dry

    • D. 

      The hair must be damp

  • 6. 
    The process of removing excess bulk without shortening the length is known as?
    • A. 

      Effilating

    • B. 

      Texturizing

    • C. 

      Parting

    • D. 

      Notching

  • 7. 
    To create precise lines when cutting straight hair, you should use _____ tension?
    • A. 

      Minimal

    • B. 

      Maximum

    • C. 

      No

    • D. 

      A moderate amount of 

  • 8. 
    Which haircutting tool is mainly used to cut blunt or straight lines in hair?
    • A. 

      Razor

    • B. 

      Clippers

    • C. 

      Haircutting shears

    • D. 

      Texturizing shears

  • 9. 
    The ___________ is the angle at which the fingers are held when cutting the line that creates the end shape?
    • A. 

      Perimeter

    • B. 

      Guideline

    • C. 

      Cutting line

    • D. 

      Interior

  • 10. 
    If you are buying cast shears, you should not pay more than?
    • A. 

      $200

    • B. 

      $150

    • C. 

      $250

    • D. 

      $350

  • 11. 
    The visual line in a haircut, where then ends of the hair hang together, is called the?
    • A. 

      Interior guideline

    • B. 

      Cutting line

    • C. 

      Weight line

    • D. 

      Head form 

  • 12. 
    The amount of pressure applied in cutting when combing & holding a subsection is called?
    • A. 

      Bevel

    • B. 

      Elevation

    • C. 

      Taper

    • D. 

      Tension

  • 13. 
    As hair dries, it?
    • A. 

      Lengthens up to 1 inch

    • B. 

      Shrinks up to 1 inch

    • C. 

      Lengthens up to 1/2 inch

    • D. 

      Shrinks up to 1/2 inch 

  • 14. 
    During a haircut, when the hair is elevated below 90 degrees, you?
    • A. 

      Build weight

    • B. 

      Create shrinkage

    • C. 

      Maintain its existing weight 

    • D. 

      Remove weight 

  • 15. 
    When performing a haircut with haircutting shears, you should use your holding hand to?
    • A. 

      Cut the hair

    • B. 

      Hold the shears

    • C. 

      Hold the hair while cutting

    • D. 

      Comb the hair

  • 16. 
    When performing a haircut, cutting past the two front corners can cause a bang area to end up on the ________ of the haircut?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Top

    • C. 

      Back

    • D. 

      Sides

  • 17. 
    To determine the front area of the head, you should draw a line from the apex to the?
    • A. 

      Back of the ear

    • B. 

      Front of the ear

    • C. 

      Sides of the nape

    • D. 

      Nose

  • 18. 
    When standing to work on a haircut, you should NOT?
    • A. 

      Keep your knees slightly bent

    • B. 

      Center your body weight 

    • C. 

      Make sure the client is sitting up straight 

    • D. 

      Stand to the side of the section you are cutting 

  • 19. 
    A _______ is used when creating layered or graduated haircuts?
    • A. 

      Stationary guideline

    • B. 

      Cross-check

    • C. 

      Traveling guideline

    • D. 

      Razor rotation

  • 20. 
    In a layer haircut, the layers create movement & volume by?
    • A. 

      Maintaining length & weight at the perimeter

    • B. 

      Releasing weight 

    • C. 

      Immediately building weight 

    • D. 

      Eliminating all elevation & overdirection

  • 21. 
    Shears with a(n) _______ grip move the thumb forward, so it is resting below the ring & the middle finger?
    • A. 

      Crane

    • B. 

      Opposing

    • C. 

      Full offset

    • D. 

      Offset

  • 22. 
    The apex area is easily located by placing a comb flat on the?
    • A. 

      Nape area

    • B. 

      Side of the parietal

    • C. 

      Ear

    • D. 

      Top of the head

  • 23. 
    Which tool is mainly used when creating short haircuts, short tapers, fades & flat tops?
    • A. 

      Trimmers

    • B. 

      Texturizing shears

    • C. 

      Razors

    • D. 

      Clippers

  • 24. 
    For control during haircutting, the hair is parted into uniform working areas called?
    • A. 

      Sections

    • B. 

      Lines

    • C. 

      Layers

    • D. 

      Angles

  • 25. 
    Areas of the head where the surface changes are called?
    • A. 

      Head forms

    • B. 

      Carvings

    • C. 

      Elevations

    • D. 

      Reference points

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