El Dorado Cosmetology Quiz: Hair Cutting!

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El Dorado Cosmetology Quiz: Hair Cutting!

How much do you know about haircutting? This quiz illustrates why hair cutting is an art. Regarding this quiz, you will be expected to know the best way to create proportionate lines, what the apex is, where the occipital bone is located, and how to part hair on a parietal ridge. This quiz can assist you with learning the beauty of hair cutting. Good luck to you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most effective way to establish design lines that are proportionate is with?
    • A. 

      Reference points

    • B. 

      Angles of elevation

    • C. 

      Cutting lines

    • D. 

      Subsections

  • 2. 
    The apex is the
    • A. 

      Nape of the neck

    • B. 

      Highest point on top pf the head

    • C. 

      Widest area of the head

    • D. 

      Bone at the base of the skull

  • 3. 
    The widest area of the head is starting at the temples and ending at the bottom of the crown is the:
    • A. 

      Crown

    • B. 

      Parietal ridge

    • C. 

      Four corners

    • D. 

      Occipital bone

  • 4. 
    The occipital bone is found:
    • A. 

      At the base of the skull

    • B. 

      At the front of the skull

    • C. 

      Above the ears

    • D. 

      At the highest point of the skull

  • 5. 
    The widest points in the _____ are the two front corners.
    • A. 

      Crown area

    • B. 

      Nape area

    • C. 

      Apex area

    • D. 

      French bangs area

  • 6. 
    The crown is the area between the back of the parietal ridge and the:
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Nape

    • C. 

      Apex

    • D. 

      Occipital bone

  • 7. 
    When combed into its natural falling position, the fringe or bangs area falls no further than:
    • A. 

      The outer corners of the nose

    • B. 

      Behind the ears

    • C. 

      The top of the ears

    • D. 

      The outer corners of the eyes

  • 8. 
    By parting the hair at the parietal ridge and continuing all the way around the head, you can locate the:
    • A. 

      Crown

    • B. 

      Sides

    • C. 

      Front

    • D. 

      Top

  • 9. 
    Straight lines that are level and direct the eye from one side to the other are:
    • A. 

      Horizontal lines

    • B. 

      Diagonal lines

    • C. 

      Vertical lines

    • D. 

      Angle lines

  • 10. 
    Diagonal lines are you use to create:
    • A. 

      Beveled shapes

    • B. 

      Blunt cuts

    • C. 

      One length fringes

    • D. 

      Long layers

  • 11. 
    For control during haircutting the hair is parted into uniform working areas called:
    • A. 

      Angles

    • B. 

      Sections

    • C. 

      Guidelines

    • D. 

      Elevations

  • 12. 
    The elevation is measured in:
    • A. 

      Levels

    • B. 

      Degrees

    • C. 

      Inches

    • D. 

      Fingers

  • 13. 
    Elevating the hair below 90 degrees when cutting has the effect of:
    • A. 

      Removing weight

    • B. 

      Layering the hair

    • C. 

      Creating curl

    • D. 

      Building weight

  • 14. 
    The more graduation you want to create the more you need to:
    • A. 

      Cut the hair

    • B. 

      Section the hair

    • C. 

      Elevate the hair

    • D. 

      Texturize the hair

  • 15. 
    The length of the hair will ne cut is determined by a section of hair called the:
    • A. 

      Elevation

    • B. 

      Cutting line

    • C. 

      Parting

    • D. 

      Guideline

  • 16. 
    The stationary guideline:
    • A. 

      Is used in uniform layers

    • B. 

      Is used mostly in blunt haircuts

    • C. 

      Is used in graduated haircutsf

    • D. 

      Used mostly in long layers

  • 17. 
    A guideline that moves a the haircut progresses is called a:
    • A. 

      Stationary guideline

    • B. 

      Interior guideline

    • C. 

      Traveling guideline

    • D. 

      Outline guide

  • 18. 
    The angle at which the fingers are held during cutting is called the:
    • A. 

      Subsection

    • B. 

      Cutting line

    • C. 

      Guideline

    • D. 

      Elevation

  • 19. 
    When the hair is combed away from its natural falling position toward a guideline rather then straight out from the head, that is called:
    • A. 

      Low elevation

    • B. 

      45 degree elevation

    • C. 

      Over direction

    • D. 

      90 degree elevation

  • 20. 
    A stationary guideline is used to create a length or weight increase in a haircut when using:
    • A. 

      Beveling

    • B. 

      Underdirection

    • C. 

      Overdirection

    • D. 

      No elevation

  • 21. 
    By using a traveling guide and no over direction to cut the same lengths throughout a haircut, you are creating:
    • A. 

      Uniform layers

    • B. 

      A graduated cut

    • C. 

      A blunt cut

    • D. 

      Long layers

  • 22. 
    Straight hair shrinks 1/4 to 1/2 inch as it:
    • A. 

      Is combed

    • B. 

      Is elevated

    • C. 

      Dries

    • D. 

      Is shampooed

  • 23. 
    Curly hair shrinks as it dries even more than straight hair does, by about
    • A. 

      1/8 to 1/4 inch

    • B. 

      1/4 to 1/2 inch

    • C. 

      1/2 to one inch

    • D. 

      1/2 inch to two inches

  • 24. 
    Another term for "growth pattern" is:
    • A. 

      Hairline

    • B. 

      Falling pattern

    • C. 

      Hair direction

    • D. 

      Natural fall

  • 25. 
    The client consultation before a haircut should always include analyzing the:
    • A. 

      Skin tones

    • B. 

      Hair color

    • C. 

      Eye color

    • D. 

      Face shape

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