Wigs And Hair Additions Quiz: Trivia!

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Wigs And Hair Additions Quiz: Trivia!

Do you think it is ok to wear a wig or have hair additions? It is a controversial subject to many, especially those who work in cosmetology. A wig is a hair accessory made from human hair or animal hair. Hair additions enhance or add style or volume to your hair as a quick alternative to going to the beauty parlor. This quiz will answer questions you may have about wigs and hair additions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The fastest way to determine whether a strand of hair is synthetic is to:
    • A. 

      Burn it to a match

    • B. 

      Contact the manufactor

    • C. 

      Cut it with scissors

    • D. 

      Wet and blowdry it

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a disadvantage of synthetic hair?
    • A. 

      Always looks unnatural

    • B. 

      More expensive than human hair

    • C. 

      Cannot be exposed to extreme heat

    • D. 

      More prone to fading

  • 3. 
    When performing a haircutting procedure on a wig, the goal generally is to make the wig:
    • A. 

      Fit more snugly

    • B. 

      More fashionable

    • C. 

      More comfortable 

    • D. 

      Look realistic 

  • 4. 
    When cutting a wig using a free-form method, move from longer to shorter lengths, working:
    • A. 

      Away from the weight

    • B. 

      Toward the weight

    • C. 

      Away from the forehead

    • D. 

      Toward the forehead

  • 5. 
    Which method of construction is typically the least expensive?
    • A. 

      Hand-tied

    • B. 

      Semi-hand-tied

    • C. 

      Machine-made

    • D. 

      They are equally expensive 

  • 6. 
    When shampooing a wig, it is recommended that you avoid shampoos that have a(n):
    • A. 

      Sulfur base

    • B. 

      Oil base

    • C. 

      Carbon base

    • D. 

      Nitrogen base

  • 7. 
    Synthetic hair colors used on wigs and hairpieces are standardized according to the __colors on hair color ring used by a wig and hairpiece manufacturers.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      70

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      110

  • 8. 
    The __ is a sewing stitch in which the thread is wound around the needle twice.
    • A. 

      Double-lock stitch

    • B. 

      Secure lock stitch

    • C. 

      Overcast stitch

    • D. 

      Loop stitch 

  • 9. 
    The __involves attaching hair wefts or single strands with an adhesive or glue.
    • A. 

      Track method

    • B. 

      Lockstitch method

    • C. 

      Sewing method

    • D. 

      Bonding method

  • 10. 
    The fusion method of extensions requires that the bonding material be activated with:
    • A. 

      A liquid chemical activator 

    • B. 

      A powdered chemical activator 

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Heat

  • 11. 
    Which of these is NOT an advantage of using a hair addition made of a human hair?
    • A. 

      It has greater durability

    • B. 

      It has a more realistic appearance

    • C. 

      It never frizzes or looses its curl in humid weather 

    • D. 

      It has the same styling and maintenance requirements as human hair 

  • 12. 
    When using heat on human hair, you should set the styling tool on:
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      Medium

    • C. 

      High

    • D. 

      Ultra high 

  • 13. 
    Traditionally, brushes made with __ bristles have been regarded as best for use on human hair.
    • A. 

      Metal

    • B. 

      Straw

    • C. 

      Natural boar

    • D. 

      Nylon

  • 14. 
    A hair wrap is secured to the client's own hair with:
    • A. 

      Combs

    • B. 

      Hairpins

    • C. 

      A bandana

    • D. 

      Fast-drying adhesive 

  • 15. 
    When sewing on an extension using the braid-and-sew attachment method, it is recommended that you do NOT use a __ needle.
    • A. 

      Straight

    • B. 

      Custom-designed

    • C. 

      Curved

    • D. 

      Sharp

  • 16. 
    When bonding, it is recommended that you work __away from the hairline to keep the wets from showing.
    • A. 

      One half inch 

    • B. 

      One inch

    • C. 

      One and half inches

    • D. 

      Two inches

  • 17. 
    To use a linking method of attachment, the natural hair should be at least how long?
    • A. 

      3 inches

    • B. 

      4 inches

    • C. 

      6 inches

    • D. 

      8 inches 

  • 18. 
    A(n)____ is a small wig used to cover the top and crown of the head.
    • A. 

      Toupee

    • B. 

      Integration hairpiece

    • C. 

      Cap wig

    • D. 

      Weft

  • 19. 
    A___ is a long strip of hair with a threaded edge.
    • A. 

      Bond

    • B. 

      Block

    • C. 

      Root

    • D. 

      Weft

  • 20. 
    A(n)___ is a hairpiece that has openings in the base, through the client's own hair is pulled to blend with the hair of the hairpiece.
    • A. 

      Semi-hand-tied wig

    • B. 

      Integration hairpiece

    • C. 

      Hair extension

    • D. 

      Capless wig

  • 21. 
    The head-shaped form on which a wig is secured for fitting, coloring, and sometimes styling is known as a:
    • A. 

      Weft

    • B. 

      Brand

    • C. 

      Block

    • D. 

      Cap

  • 22. 
    A(n)__is a hair addiction secured to the base of the client's natural hair in order to add length, volume, texture, or color.
    • A. 

      Hair extension

    • B. 

      Toupee

    • C. 

      Cap wig

    • D. 

      Integration wig

  • 23. 
    A___ is made by inserting individual strands of hair into mesh foundations and knotting them with a needle.
    • A. 

      Cap wig

    • B. 

      Capless wig

    • C. 

      Hand-tied wig

    • D. 

      Machine-made wig 

  • 24. 
    Hair that has been shed from the head and gathered from a hairbrush is known as:
    • A. 

      Bonded hair

    • B. 

      Carved hair

    • C. 

      Turned hair

    • D. 

      Fallen hair 

  • 25. 
    A___ is an artificial covering for the head consisting of a network of interwoven hair.
    • A. 

      Wig

    • B. 

      Weft

    • C. 

      Cap

    • D. 

      Block 

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