Cosmo Hairstyling Questions: Quiz!

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Styling of hair is nothing new, and a person’s look can be a mess, but a good hairstyle can get turned around to look spectacular. This quiz is the Hairstyling chapter in Milady's Standard Cosmetology Exam Review book. Give it a shot and see if you have what it takes to be a good hairstylist. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process of shaping and directing the hair into a pattern os S-Shaped waves with fingers, combs, and waving lotion is called:
    • A. 

      Finger waving

    • B. 

      Wet setting

    • C. 

      Thermal curling

    • D. 

      Thermal waving

  • 2. 
    Waving lotion is a type of hair gel used during finger waving to keep the hair:
    • A. 

      Wet

    • B. 

      Dry

    • C. 

      Pliable

    • D. 

      Stiff

  • 3. 
    A good waving lotion for finger waving is harmless to the hair and:
    • A. 

      Shold be used liberally

    • B. 

      Dries on contact

    • C. 

      Leaves a mild residue

    • D. 

      Does not flake when dry

  • 4. 
    Finger waving lotion should be applied:
    • A. 

      While wearing gloves

    • B. 

      To one side of the head at a time

    • C. 

      To the entire head after shampooing

    • D. 

      With a brush

  • 5. 
    When finger waving, pinching or pushing ridges with the fingers will create:
    • A. 

      Overdirection of the ridge

    • B. 

      Inconsistent waves

    • C. 

      Splits

    • D. 

      Undirection of the ridge

  • 6. 
    The three main parts of a pin curl are the base, stem, and:
    • A. 

      Curl

    • B. 

      Medulla

    • C. 

      Wave

    • D. 

      Circle

  • 7. 
    The section of the pin curl between the base and the the first arch is the:
    • A. 

      Stem

    • B. 

      Curl

    • C. 

      Circle

    • D. 

      Wave

  • 8. 
    The stationary part of the pin curl is the:
    • A. 

      Circle

    • B. 

      Curl

    • C. 

      Base

    • D. 

      Stem

  • 9. 
    A tight, firm, long-lasting curl is produced by the:
    • A. 

      Full stem curl

    • B. 

      Mobile stem curl

    • C. 

      Half-stem curl

    • D. 

      No-stem curl

  • 10. 
    The greatest curl mobility is acheived with the:
    • A. 

      No-stem curl

    • B. 

      Quarter-turn curl

    • C. 

      Full-stem curl

    • D. 

      Half-stem curl

  • 11. 
    A section of hair that is molded in a circular movement in preparation for the formation of curls is a:
    • A. 

      Shaping

    • B. 

      Parting

    • C. 

      Base

    • D. 

      Section

  • 12. 
    Open center curls produce:
    • A. 

      Waves that decrease in size

    • B. 

      Uniform curls

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Curls that decrease in size

  • 13. 
    Pin curls are good for fine hair and produce a fluffy curl are:
    • A. 

      Clockwise pine curls

    • B. 

      Counterclockwise pin curls

    • C. 

      Closed center curls

    • D. 

      Open center curls

  • 14. 
    The most common pin curl base you will use is the:
    • A. 

      Rectangular base

    • B. 

      Square base

    • C. 

      Triangular base

    • D. 

      Arc base

  • 15. 
    In a pin curl set, the finished curl is not affected by the:
    • A. 

      Size of the curl

    • B. 

      Direction of the curl

    • C. 

      Shape of the base

    • D. 

      Amount of hair used

  • 16. 
    Triangular pin cul bases are used to:
    • A. 

      Add height

    • B. 

      Avoid tangling

    • C. 

      Maintain a smooth upsweep look

    • D. 

      Prevent splits in the finished style

  • 17. 
    Pin curl bases suitable for curly hairstyles without much volume or lift are the:
    • A. 

      Arc bases

    • B. 

      Square bases

    • C. 

      Rectangular bases

    • D. 

      Circular bases

  • 18. 
    An important technique to use when making pin culs is:
    • A. 

      Ribboning

    • B. 

      Pulling

    • C. 

      Shaping

    • D. 

      Squeezing

  • 19. 
    Pins curls sliced from a shaping and formed without lifting the hair from the head are called:
    • A. 

      Barrel curls

    • B. 

      Flat curls

    • C. 

      Cascade of stand-up curls

    • D. 

      Carved curls

  • 20. 
    Pin curls are correctly anchored when:
    • A. 

      They have closed centers

    • B. 

      The clip coveres the circle

    • C. 

      The clip enters at the open end

    • D. 

      Two clips are used

  • 21. 
    Curls used to create a wave behind a ridge are called:
    • A. 

      Skip waves

    • B. 

      Ridge curls

    • C. 

      Finger waves

    • D. 

      Clockwise waves

  • 22. 
    Two rows of ridge curls create:
    • A. 

      Soft curls

    • B. 

      Maximum height

    • C. 

      A strong wave pattern

    • D. 

      Soft lines between waves

  • 23. 
    Pin curls used to acheive height in a hair design are called:
    • A. 

      Cascade curls

    • B. 

      Skip waves

    • C. 

      Ridge curls

    • D. 

      Carved curls

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