Chapter 18 - Braiding & Braid Extensions

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Chapter 18 - Braiding & Braid Extensions

Total Questions = 34


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The rope braid is created by twisting how many strands of hair?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      One 

    • D. 

      Four

  • 2. 
    Braiding is regarded in many _____ cultures as an opportunity for woman to socialize & form relationships?
    • A. 

      South American

    • B. 

      Asian

    • C. 

      European

    • D. 

      Africa

  • 3. 
    How long do cornrows typically last?
    • A. 

      2 to 4 weeks

    • B. 

      4 to 6 weeks

    • C. 

      Up to 2 weeks

    • D. 

      6 to 8 weeks

  • 4. 
    An excellent manufactured synthetic fiber that is durable, soft & less inclined to tangle than many other synthetics is?
    • A. 

      Nylon

    • B. 

      Yak

    • C. 

      Lin

    • D. 

      Kanekalon

  • 5. 
    Blowdrying textured hair?
    • A. 

      Shrinks the length of the hair shaft 

    • B. 

      Makes it difficult to braid

    • C. 

      Causes it to stiffen 

    • D. 

      Loosens & elongates the wave pattern

  • 6. 
    When preparing a client’s hair for braiding, what should you do next after shampooing & towel blotting the hair?
    • A. 

      Apply a leave-in conditioner 

    • B. 

      Apply a wax, pomade, paste or lotion to hold the hair in place

    • C. 

      Blowdry the hair

    • D. 

      Begin combing at the end of the hair

  • 7. 
    When preparing a spiral rod set, the hair must be completely dry or else the style will?
    • A. 

      Appear frizzy

    • B. 

      Unravel

    • C. 

      Be too loose

    • D. 

      Be too tight 

  • 8. 
    It is NOT appropriate to braid?
    • A. 

      Damaged hair

    • B. 

      Hair that is moderately long

    • C. 

      Hair on the scalp with alopecia 

    • D. 

      Hair along the nape

  • 9. 
    To test the ______ of the hair, you should select a small section of hair at the crown, hold it at the root & the tip, & slide the hair down two to three times slowly?
    • A. 

      Elasticity

    • B. 

      Density

    • C. 

      Wave pattern

    • D. 

      Porosity 

  • 10. 
    Which style involves braiding the hair when either wet or dry & then opening the braid to create a crimped texture-on-texture effect with added volume?
    • A. 

      Braid-out set

    • B. 

      Bantu knot

    • C. 

      Flat-twist

    • D. 

      Nubian knot

  • 11. 
    A coil is NOT?
    • A. 

      Similar in appearance to a series of loops when stretched 

    • B. 

      A very tight curl

    • C. 

      Determined by the diameter of the hair

    • D. 

      Spiral in formation

  • 12. 
    A _______ is a flat leather pad with fine teeth used to sandwich human hair extensions so a specific amount of hair can be extracted without loosening & disturbing the rest of the hair during the process of braiding?
    • A. 

      Drawing board

    • B. 

      Steamer 

    • C. 

      Hackle

    • D. 

      Diffuser

  • 13. 
    Which type of brush is best for stimulating the scalp?
    • A. 

      Vent brushes

    • B. 

      Nylon bristle brushes

    • C. 

      Square paddle brushes

    • D. 

      Boar-bristle brush

  • 14. 
    What should you use to separate hair into large sections?
    • A. 

      String

    • B. 

      Long clips

    • C. 

      Clear elastic bands

    • D. 

      Small rubber bands

  • 15. 
    Cornrows are?
    • A. 

      Positioned close to the scalp

    • B. 

      Wide rows of visible braids

    • C. 

      Ideally parted at random intervals 

    • D. 

      Created using a two-strand technique 

  • 16. 
    A cornrow achieved by the feed-in method will NOT?
    • A. 

      Place excessive tension on the hairline 

    • B. 

      Create a tapered or narrow base at the hairline

    • C. 

      Last longer than a traditional cornrow

    • D. 

      Look more natural than a traditional cornrow 

  • 17. 
    When producing a French Braid?
    • A. 

      You must start with the left section

    • B. 

      You must start with the right section

    • C. 

      The side section goes over the middle section

    • D. 

      The middle section goes over the side section

  • 18. 
    What should you do if your vent brush is missing one of its protective tips?
    • A. 

      Discard the brush

    • B. 

      Dip the tip in clear nail polish & let it cure

    • C. 

      Order a replacement tip

    • D. 

      Continuing using the brush

  • 19. 
    Several weeks after creating locks using extensions, the braid will grow away from the scalp. Which method should you use to cultivate the new growth to form a lock?
    • A. 

      Sisterlocks

    • B. 

      Extension

    • C. 

      Coil comb

    • D. 

      Palm roll

  • 20. 
    A(n) _____ braid is a three-strand braid created with an underhand technique?
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      Invisible

    • C. 

      Visible

    • D. 

      Inverted

  • 21. 
    A _________ is a board of upright nails through which extensions are blended, combed & detangled?
    • A. 

      Drawing board

    • B. 

      Hackle

    • C. 

      Diffuser

    • D. 

      Square paddle

  • 22. 
    Braiders reports that tree braids are faster than some other techniques, taking about how long?
    • A. 

      6 hours

    • B. 

      4 hours

    • C. 

      1 hour 

    • D. 

      30 minutes 

  • 23. 
    What is the best material to use for hair extensions?
    • A. 

      Synthetic hair

    • B. 

      Rayon fiber

    • C. 

      Human hair 

    • D. 

      Mixed hair fiber 

  • 24. 
    Hair texture does NOT refer to?
    • A. 

      Density of the hair 

    • B. 

      Wave pattern or coil configuration

    • C. 

      How the hair feels

    • D. 

      Diameter of the hair

  • 25. 
    Which method of locking is most gentle on the hair?
    • A. 

      Coil comb

    • B. 

      Braids or extensions

    • C. 

      Palm roll

    • D. 

      Sisterlocks

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