El Dorado Cosmetology Quiz: Hair Cutting!

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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

    Correct Answer
    A. Reference points
    Explanation
    Establishing design lines that are proportionate is most effectively done with reference points. Reference points serve as fixed points of measurement and comparison, allowing for consistent and accurate design proportions. By using reference points, designers can ensure that their design lines are balanced and harmonious, resulting in a visually pleasing and well-proportioned design.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Highest point on top pf the head
    Explanation
    The apex refers to the highest point on top of the head. It is the point that is located at the very top of the head, typically where the hair swirls or forms a peak. This is the point that is furthest from the base of the skull and is considered the highest point of the head.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Parietal ridge
    Explanation
    The parietal ridge is the correct answer because it refers to the widest area of the head starting at the temples and ending at the bottom of the crown. This area is characterized by a slight curvature and is often used as a reference point in hairstyling and barbering techniques. The crown refers to the top of the head, the four corners refer to the front and sides of the hairline, and the occipital bone refers to the back of the head.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. At the base of the skull
    Explanation
    The occipital bone is found at the base of the skull. It forms the back part of the skull and helps protect the brain. It is located behind the parietal and temporal bones, and it also articulates with the first cervical vertebra, known as the atlas. This bone plays a crucial role in providing support and structure to the skull, as well as housing the foramen magnum, which allows the spinal cord to connect with the brain.

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  • 5. 

    The widest points in the _____ are the two front corners.

    • A.

      Crown area

    • B.

      Nape area

    • C.

      Apex area

    • D.

      French bangs area

    Correct Answer
    D. French bangs area
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the french bangs area. This is because the question is asking for the widest points, and the french bangs area refers to the front corners of the hair.

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  • 6. 

    The crown is the area between the back of the parietal ridge and the:

    • A.

      Front

    • B.

      Nape

    • C.

      Apex

    • D.

      Occipital bone

    Correct Answer
    C. Apex
    Explanation
    The crown is the area on top of the head, and it is located between the back of the parietal ridge and the apex. The apex refers to the highest point on the head, so it makes sense that the crown would be situated between these two areas. The front, nape, and occipital bone are not directly related to the location of the crown.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. The outer corners of the eyes
    Explanation
    When combed into its natural falling position, the fringe or bangs area should ideally fall no further than the outer corners of the eyes. This is because bangs that fall beyond this point may obstruct the vision and create a less flattering look. The outer corners of the eyes serve as a guideline for determining the appropriate length of the fringe or bangs.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Top
    Explanation
    By parting the hair at the parietal ridge and continuing all the way around the head, you can locate the top of the head. The parietal ridge is the highest point on the head, and by parting the hair there and continuing around, you can determine the area that corresponds to the top of the head.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Horizontal lines
    Explanation
    Horizontal lines are straight lines that are level and direct the eye from one side to the other. They create a sense of stability and calmness in an image or design. Horizontal lines can be used to visually divide a composition or guide the viewer's gaze across the scene. They are often associated with a sense of balance and tranquility.

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  • 10. 

    Diagonal lines are you use to create:

    • A.

      Beveled shapes

    • B.

      Blunt cuts

    • C.

      One length fringes

    • D.

      Long layers

    Correct Answer
    A. Beveled shapes
    Explanation
    Diagonal lines are used to create beveled shapes. When cutting hair or creating hairstyles, diagonal lines are used to add texture and movement to the hair. By cutting the hair at an angle, it creates a beveled or angled shape, which adds dimension and interest to the overall look. This technique is commonly used in creating layered haircuts or adding layers to a hairstyle.

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  • 11. 

    For control during haircutting the hair is parted into uniform working areas called:

    • A.

      Angles

    • B.

      Sections

    • C.

      Guidelines

    • D.

      Elevations

    Correct Answer
    B. Sections
    Explanation
    During haircutting, the hair is divided into uniform working areas called sections. This allows the stylist to have better control and precision while cutting the hair. By dividing the hair into sections, the stylist can ensure that each section is cut evenly and consistently, resulting in a well-balanced and cohesive haircut. Sections also help in managing the hair and preventing any tangling or confusion while cutting.

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  • 12. 

    The elevation is measured in:

    • A.

      Levels

    • B.

      Degrees

    • C.

      Inches

    • D.

      Fingers

    Correct Answer
    B. Degrees
    Explanation
    The elevation is measured in degrees. Degrees are commonly used to measure angles, including the angle of inclination or slope of the land. This unit of measurement is widely recognized and used in various fields such as geography, surveying, and engineering. It provides a standardized and consistent way to quantify and communicate the steepness or height of a location's elevation.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Building weight
    Explanation
    Elevating the hair below 90 degrees when cutting has the effect of building weight. This means that by cutting the hair at an angle below 90 degrees, the hair will appear thicker and have more volume. This technique is often used to add weight to thin or fine hair, giving it a fuller and more voluminous look. Layering the hair, on the other hand, involves cutting the hair at different lengths to create movement and remove bulk. Creating curl refers to using techniques like perming or styling to add curls to the hair. Removing weight involves cutting the hair to reduce its volume and thickness.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Elevate the hair
    Explanation
    To create more graduation in a hairstyle, it is necessary to elevate the hair. This means lifting the hair away from the scalp at a higher angle while cutting or styling. By elevating the hair, the stylist can create layers and varying lengths, resulting in a graduated look. Cutting or texturizing the hair alone may not achieve the desired level of graduation, while sectioning the hair is a technique used to ensure precision and control during the cutting process.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Guideline
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "guideline". In hair cutting, a guideline is a section of hair that serves as a reference point for the length of the hair to be cut. It is usually created by parting the hair and combing a small section of it in a specific direction. The stylist then uses this guideline to ensure that the rest of the hair is cut to the desired length and shape.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Is used mostly in blunt haircuts
    Explanation
    The stationary guideline is used mostly in blunt haircuts. Blunt haircuts involve cutting the hair straight across, creating a sharp and even edge. The stationary guideline helps to maintain consistency and precision in cutting the hair at the desired length. By using this guideline, hairstylists can ensure that the hair is cut evenly and without any layers or graduation. This technique is commonly used in blunt bob haircuts or when creating a blunt fringe.

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  • 17. 

    A guideline that moves a the haircut progresses is called a:

    • A.

      Stationary guideline

    • B.

      Interior guideline

    • C.

      Traveling guideline

    • D.

      Outline guide

    Correct Answer
    C. Traveling guideline
    Explanation
    A traveling guideline refers to a guideline that moves as the haircut progresses. This means that the guideline is not fixed in one place but is shifted or moved along the hair to create a specific style or shape. It helps the stylist maintain consistency and precision while cutting the hair.

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  • 18. 

    The angle at which the fingers are held during cutting is called the:

    • A.

      Subsection

    • B.

      Cutting line

    • C.

      Guideline

    • D.

      Elevation

    Correct Answer
    B. Cutting line
    Explanation
    The angle at which the fingers are held during cutting is referred to as the cutting line. This term is commonly used in hairstyling to describe the direction and angle at which the hair is being cut. The cutting line determines the shape and style of the haircut, and skilled hairstylists use different cutting lines to achieve various looks and textures. By understanding and following the cutting line, hairstylists can create precise and desired haircuts for their clients.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Over direction
    Explanation
    Over direction refers to combing the hair away from its natural falling position towards a guideline, rather than straight out from the head. This technique is commonly used to create graduation or layering in a haircut. By over directing the hair, the stylist can achieve more length or weight in specific areas of the haircut, resulting in a desired shape and texture.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. Overdirection
    Explanation
    Overdirection is the correct answer because it refers to the technique of combing the hair away from its natural fall or growth pattern. By overdirecting the hair, the stylist can create more length or weight in a specific area of the haircut. This technique is commonly used to add volume or create a graduated effect in the hair.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Uniform layers
    Explanation
    By using a traveling guide and not over-directing, you are ensuring that the hair is cut to the same length throughout the haircut. This technique helps in creating uniform layers, where the hair is evenly distributed and cut at the same length all over. This results in a consistent and balanced look, with no noticeable variations in length.

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  • 22. 

    Straight hair shrinks 1/4 to 1/2 inch as it:

    • A.

      Is combed

    • B.

      Is elevated

    • C.

      Dries

    • D.

      Is shampooed

    Correct Answer
    C. Dries
    Explanation
    When straight hair dries, it loses moisture and contracts, causing it to shrink. This is a natural phenomenon that occurs in hair as it dries out. The other options, such as combing, elevating, or shampooing, do not directly cause the hair to shrink.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. 1/2 inch to two inches
    Explanation
    Curly hair has a tendency to shrink more than straight hair as it dries. The given answer, "1/2 inch to two inches," suggests that the shrinkage range for curly hair can be between 1/2 inch and two inches. This means that when curly hair dries, it can contract or shrink by a significant amount, resulting in a shorter length compared to when it is wet.

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  • 24. 

    Another term for "growth pattern" is:

    • A.

      Hairline

    • B.

      Falling pattern

    • C.

      Hair direction

    • D.

      Natural fall

    Correct Answer
    D. Natural fall
    Explanation
    The term "growth pattern" refers to the direction in which hair naturally grows. It is commonly known as the "natural fall" of the hair. This term describes the way hair naturally falls or flows on the scalp, which can vary from person to person. The other options, such as "hairline," "falling pattern," and "hair direction," do not accurately represent the concept of growth pattern and are therefore incorrect.

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  • 25. 

    The client consultation before a haircut should always include analyzing the:

    • A.

      Skin tones

    • B.

      Hair color

    • C.

      Eye color

    • D.

      Face shape

    Correct Answer
    D. Face shape
    Explanation
    During a client consultation before a haircut, analyzing the face shape is important because it helps determine the most suitable haircut that will complement the client's facial features. Different face shapes require different hairstyles to enhance and balance the overall appearance. By considering the face shape, the hairstylist can suggest a haircut that will flatter the client's facial structure and bring out their best features. This analysis ensures that the client receives a haircut that suits them and enhances their natural beauty.

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  • 26. 

    Density, texture, wave patterns, hairlines, and growth patterns are characteristics that determine the:

    • A.

      Difficulty of the hair cut

    • B.

      Behavior of the scalp

    • C.

      Most flattering haircut

    • D.

      Behavior of the hair

    Correct Answer
    D. Behavior of the hair
    Explanation
    The characteristics mentioned - density, texture, wave patterns, hairlines, and growth patterns - all contribute to how the hair behaves. These factors determine how the hair will respond to different haircuts, styling techniques, and products. For example, dense hair may require more thinning or layering to achieve a desired style, while fine hair may need products to add volume. The behavior of the hair also affects how it falls, moves, and holds a particular style, ultimately influencing the overall look and feel of the hairstyle.

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  • 27. 

    Hair texture, classified as coarse, medium, or fine, is based on the:

    • A.

      Condition of the hair

    • B.

      Diameter of each hair strand

    • C.

      Elasticity of the hair

    • D.

      Amount of curl in the hair

    Correct Answer
    B. Diameter of each hair strand
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the diameter of each hair strand. Hair texture is determined by the thickness or thinness of individual hair strands. Coarse hair has a larger diameter, while fine hair has a smaller diameter. The condition of the hair, elasticity, and amount of curl can all vary within each hair texture category, but they are not the primary factors used to classify hair texture.

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  • 28. 

    The amount of movement in the hfair strand is called

    • A.

      Wave pattern

    • B.

      Elasticity

    • C.

      Growth pattern

    • D.

      Texture

    Correct Answer
    A. Wave pattern
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "wave pattern" because it accurately describes the amount of movement in the hair strand. A wave pattern refers to the natural or styled waves in the hair, indicating the level of curl or wave present. This term specifically focuses on the movement and shape of the hair, making it the most appropriate choice among the given options.

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  • 29. 

    Blunt or straight lines are cut in the hair with:

    • A.

      A straight razor

    • B.

      Thinning shears

    • C.

      A clipper

    • D.

      Haircutting shears

    Correct Answer
    D. Haircutting shears
    Explanation
    Haircutting shears are used to cut blunt or straight lines in the hair. Unlike a straight razor, which is typically used for shaving or creating precise lines, haircutting shears are designed specifically for cutting hair. Thinning shears are used to remove bulk and create texture in the hair, while clippers are used for cutting short hair or creating fades. Therefore, the most appropriate tool for cutting blunt or straight lines in the hair is haircutting shears.

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  • 30. 

    The straight razor is used mainly to:

    • A.

      Create a softer effect on hair ends

    • B.

      Cut blunt or straight lines

    • C.

      Remove excess hair at the neckline

    • D.

      Create fades and flat tops

    Correct Answer
    A. Create a softer effect on hair ends
    Explanation
    The straight razor is used to create a softer effect on hair ends. This is because the sharp blade of a straight razor allows for precise cutting and shaping of the hair, resulting in a softer and more natural look. By using a straight razor, hairstylists can easily remove any excess bulk or weight from the ends of the hair, giving it a softer and more textured appearance.

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  • 31. 

    For close tapers in the nape and sides when using the shears-over-comb technique, use the:

    • A.

      Wide-tooth comb

    • B.

      Cutting comb

    • C.

      Barber comb

    • D.

      Styling comb

    Correct Answer
    C. Barber comb
    Explanation
    For close tapers in the nape and sides when using the shears-over-comb technique, the barber comb is the most suitable tool. The barber comb is designed with fine teeth that allow for precise control and close cutting. Its narrow shape and sturdy construction make it ideal for creating clean and seamless fades. The other combs listed may not provide the same level of precision and control required for this technique.

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  • 32. 

    Thinning shears are used mainly to:

    • A.

      Create a softer effect on the hair ends

    • B.

      Remove bulk from the hair

    • C.

      Cut flat tops and short tapers

    • D.

      Cut blunt or straight lines

    Correct Answer
    B. Remove bulk from the hair
    Explanation
    Thinning shears are designed to remove bulk from the hair. These specialized scissors have teeth or notches on one or both blades, allowing them to cut some hair strands while leaving others untouched. This technique helps to reduce the volume and density of the hair, creating a lighter and more manageable look. Thinning shears are commonly used to thin out thick hair, add texture to hairstyles, and create a softer effect on the ends of the hair. They are not typically used for cutting blunt or straight lines or for creating flat tops and short tapers.

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  • 33. 

    Generally, most of the work in haircutting is done by the:

    • A.

      Weaker hand

    • B.

      Holding hand

    • C.

      Nondominant hand

    • D.

      Cutting hand

    Correct Answer
    D. Cutting hand
    Explanation
    The cutting hand is responsible for performing the actual cutting in haircutting. It is the hand that holds the scissors or clippers and executes the desired haircut. The other hands mentioned in the options (weaker hand, holding hand, nondominant hand) may play supporting roles in stabilizing the hair or assisting the cutting hand, but the cutting hand is the primary hand that carries out the cutting action.

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  • 34. 

    The grip of the still blade is for the?

    • A.

      Ring finger

    • B.

      Thumb

    • C.

      Little finger

    • D.

      Index finger

    Correct Answer
    A. Ring finger
    Explanation
    The grip of the still blade is for the ring finger because it is the finger that provides stability and control while holding the blade. The ring finger is typically the strongest finger after the index finger and is therefore able to provide a secure grip on the blade. Additionally, using the ring finger allows for better dexterity and precision while handling the blade.

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  • 35. 

    The most effective way to handle both comb and shears while combing the hair is to:

    • A.

      Put the shears down while combing

    • B.

      Palm the shears

    • C.

      Put the comb down while cutting

    • D.

      Hold the comb in the nondominant hand

    Correct Answer
    B. Palm the shears
    Explanation
    To effectively handle both a comb and shears while combing the hair, it is best to palm the shears. This means holding the shears in the palm of the hand while using the fingers to hold and manipulate the comb. This technique allows for better control and precision when combing and cutting the hair. It also helps to prevent accidents or injury by keeping the shears securely in the hand while working with the comb.

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  • 36. 

    The tang is the part of the razor in which is placed the:

    • A.

      Little finger

    • B.

      Thumb

    • C.

      Ring finger

    • D.

      Index finger

    Correct Answer
    A. Little finger
    Explanation
    The tang is the part of the razor where the little finger is placed.

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  • 37. 

    During the haircutting procedure, the fine teeth of the styling comb are used to:

    • A.

      Comb the subsection before cutting

    • B.

      Detangle wet hair

    • C.

      Hold the hair at elevations

    • D.

      Comb and part the hair

    Correct Answer
    A. Comb the subsection before cutting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "comb the subsection before cutting". During a haircutting procedure, it is important to comb the subsection of hair before cutting it to ensure that it is free from tangles and properly aligned. This helps in achieving a more precise and even haircut.

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  • 38. 

    Tension is the amount of pressure created on a subsection of hair by:

    • A.

      Allowing the hair ti hang naturally

    • B.

      Cutting the hair

    • C.

      Relaxing the hair

    • D.

      Stretching of pulling the hair

    Correct Answer
    D. Stretching of pulling the hair
    Explanation
    Stretching or pulling the hair creates tension, which refers to the amount of pressure exerted on a subsection of hair. This pressure can be created by pulling the hair tightly or stretching it, causing the hair to become taut. This tension is often used in hairstyling techniques such as braiding or updos, where the hair is pulled and secured in a certain way to create a desired style or shape.

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  • 39. 

    When precise lines are desired in a haircut on straight hair, use:

    • A.

      No tension

    • B.

      Maximum tension

    • C.

      Minimum tension

    • D.

      Varying tension

    Correct Answer
    B. Maximum tension
    Explanation
    When precise lines are desired in a haircut on straight hair, maximum tension should be used. This means pulling the hair tightly while cutting it. This technique helps to create clean and sharp lines, ensuring a more precise and defined haircut. By applying maximum tension, the hair is stretched, making it easier to cut straight across and achieve the desired shape and angle.

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  • 40. 

    Cutting over the fingers is the technique used most often when cutting a:

    • A.

      Blunt cut

    • B.

      Heavier graduated cut

    • C.

      Uniform layered cut

    • D.

      Diagonal cutting line

    Correct Answer
    C. Uniform layered cut
    Explanation
    Cutting over the fingers is a technique commonly used for a uniform layered cut. This technique involves holding the hair between the fingers and cutting vertically, creating layers of the same length throughout the hair. It allows for a seamless and blended look, with the layers appearing evenly distributed. In contrast, a blunt cut is typically achieved by cutting straight across without using the fingers as a guide. A heavier graduated cut involves cutting the hair at an angle to create a graduated effect, while a diagonal cutting line refers to cutting the hair at an angle to create a diagonal shape.

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  • 41. 

    The best way to maintain control of the subsection when cutting with a vertical of diagonal cutting line is by: 

    • A.

      Cutting palm to palm

    • B.

      Cutting on top of the knuckles

    • C.

      Cutting over the palm

    • D.

      Cutting over the fingers

    Correct Answer
    A. Cutting palm to palm
    Explanation
    When cutting with a vertical or diagonal cutting line, maintaining control of the subsection is crucial to ensure accuracy and precision. Cutting palm to palm refers to holding the hair between the palms of your hands while cutting. This technique allows for better control and stability, as the hair is securely held between the hands. It also provides a clear view of the cutting line, making it easier to follow and maintain the desired shape. By cutting palm to palm, the stylist can ensure a clean and even cut, resulting in a polished and professional look.

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  • 42. 

    Before blow-drying the client's hair, you should

    • A.

      Disinfect your tools

    • B.

      Do a client consultation

    • C.

      Sweep up cut hair

    • D.

      Write up the bill

    Correct Answer
    C. Sweep up cut hair
    Explanation
    Before blow-drying the client's hair, it is important to sweep up cut hair. This is necessary to maintain a clean and hygienic environment in the salon. Sweeping up cut hair prevents it from getting tangled in the blow dryer or other tools, which could potentially cause damage or discomfort to the client. Additionally, a clean workspace reflects professionalism and ensures a pleasant experience for the client.

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  • 43. 

    You should replace the blade in your razor:

    • A.

      When it's dull or rusty

    • B.

      At the end of the day

    • C.

      At least once a week

    • D.

      Prior to each new client

    Correct Answer
    D. Prior to each new client
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "prior to each new client". This means that before using the razor on a new client, it is important to replace the blade. This is necessary for hygiene purposes to ensure that the client is not at risk of any infections or discomfort during the shaving process. Regularly replacing the blade helps maintain the quality and effectiveness of the razor, ensuring a smooth and safe experience for the client.

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  • 44. 

    The haircut that uses zero or no elevation is the:

    • A.

      Long layered haircut

    • B.

      Graduated haircut

    • C.

      Layered haircut

    • D.

      Blunt hair cut

    Correct Answer
    D. Blunt hair cut
    Explanation
    A blunt haircut is the one that uses zero or no elevation. In this type of haircut, the hair is cut straight across with no layers or graduation. This results in a clean and even look, with all the hair ending at the same length. It is a popular choice for those who prefer a sleek and polished hairstyle without any added texture or movement.

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  • 45. 

    The most common elevation used to cut a graduated haircut :

    • A.

      90 degrees

    • B.

      45 degrees

    • C.

      180 degrees

    • D.

      0 degrees

    Correct Answer
    B. 45 degrees
    Explanation
    A 45-degree elevation is commonly used to cut a graduated haircut because it helps create a balanced and blended look. This angle allows the hair to be cut with a slight diagonal line, which adds movement and texture to the style. It also helps in creating a soft and layered effect, making the haircut appear more natural and effortless. Using a 45-degree elevation ensures that the hair is not cut too short or too long, resulting in a versatile and flattering haircut.

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  • 46. 

    The basic haircut in which the hair is cut at a 180 degree angle is the:

    • A.

      Graduated haicut

    • B.

      Blunt haircut

    • C.

      Long layered haircut

    • D.

      Uniform layered haircut

    Correct Answer
    C. Long layered haircut
    Explanation
    The long layered haircut involves cutting the hair at a 180 degree angle, which means that the hair is cut in a way that creates layers of different lengths. This technique adds movement and texture to the hair, making it a popular choice for those who want a versatile and dynamic hairstyle. The other options, such as the graduated haircut, blunt haircut, and uniform layered haircut, do not specifically involve cutting the hair at a 180 degree angle.

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  • 47. 

    Layers create movement and volume in the hair, and the ends appear:

    • A.

      Farther apart

    • B.

      Graduated

    • C.

      All one length

    • D.

      Closer together

    Correct Answer
    A. Farther apart
    Explanation
    Layers create movement and volume in the hair by removing weight from certain sections. This results in the ends of the hair appearing farther apart, as the layers add dimension and space between them. This technique is commonly used to add texture and shape to the hair, giving it a more dynamic and voluminous look.

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  • 48. 

    You can neatly expect uneven results in the finished haircut if you cut hair that is:

    • A.

      Neatly sectioned

    • B.

      Evenly moist

    • C.

      Partly damp and partly dry

    • D.

      Dripping wet

    Correct Answer
    C. Partly damp and partly dry
    Explanation
    Cutting hair that is partly damp and partly dry can result in uneven results in the finished haircut because the moisture content of the hair is not consistent throughout. The damp sections may be easier to cut and style, while the dry sections may be more resistant and difficult to work with. This can lead to an inconsistent and uneven haircut.

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  • 49. 

    Parting the hair opposite to the way in which you cut it to check the lengths is known as:

    • A.

      Palming the shears

    • B.

      Cutting palm-to-palm

    • C.

      Cross checking

    • D.

      Sectioning

    Correct Answer
    C. Cross checking
    Explanation
    Cross checking is the process of parting the hair in the opposite direction to the way it was cut in order to check for any uneven lengths or areas that may need further trimming. It is a technique used by hairstylists to ensure that the haircut is even and balanced. The other options, palming the shears, cutting palm-to-palm, and sectioning, do not specifically refer to this technique of checking the lengths after cutting.

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  • 50. 

    Horizontal partings would be used to cross check cuts with:

    • A.

      All three partings

    • B.

      Horizontal partings

    • C.

      Vertical partings

    • D.

      Diagonal partings

    Correct Answer
    C. Vertical partings
    Explanation
    Vertical partings would be used to cross check cuts with horizontal partings. By using vertical partings, stylists can ensure that the cut is even and balanced from side to side. This technique allows them to check for any discrepancies or unevenness in the hair length, ensuring a precise and accurate haircut. Horizontal partings, on the other hand, are used to create layers or remove bulk from the hair. Diagonal partings are typically used for creating angled or asymmetrical cuts, while all three partings together may not serve the purpose of cross-checking cuts as effectively as vertical partings alone.

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