Hair Color Quiz! Trivia Knowledge Test!

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Hair Color Quizzes & Trivia

Do you think you can pass a hair color quiz? If you are studying to become a beautician, then this s the quiz for you. There are a lot of separate terms you need to know to be successful. For example, “virgin tint” is a tint that is used on virgin hair or hair that has never been colored before. Take this quiz and look at what you know about hair color.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many degrees of decoloration?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      5

  • 2. 
    What tones out yellow?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Violet

    • D. 

      Orange

  • 3. 
    Virgin tinting is done on what type of hair?
    • A. 

      Never been colored before

    • B. 

      Only colored once

    • C. 

      Colored a week ago

    • D. 

      Course hair

  • 4. 
    When doing oxidative perm darker retouch, where is the color applied first?
    • A. 

      Ends

    • B. 

      New growth only

    • C. 

      Ends then new growth

    • D. 

      All over

  • 5. 
    What equalizes the porosity of hair most?
    • A. 

      Toner

    • B. 

      Lifting

    • C. 

      Filler

    • D. 

      Pigment

  • 6. 
    Hair with more pheomelanin appears what color?
    • A. 

      Orange

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Black

    • D. 

      Red

  • 7. 
    What tones out orange?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      Blue

  • 8. 
    Applying toner to over-lightened hair, can cause it to appear what?
    • A. 

      Ashy or green

    • B. 

      Ashy or gray

    • C. 

      Gray or green

    • D. 

      Blue or purple

  • 9. 
    When changing the color of hair, the stylist must keep in mind final hair color is the combination of artificial pigment applied to the hair and what?
    • A. 

      Gray percentage

    • B. 

      Natural level

    • C. 

      Contributing pigment

    • D. 

      Existing pigment

  • 10. 
    What happens when a lightener is overlapped?
    • A. 

      Relapped

    • B. 

      Overlapped

    • C. 

      Breakage

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 11. 
    What color of the pigment is eumelanin?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Orange

    • D. 

      Gray

  • 12. 
    What detects presents of previous product applications that may not be compatible with the planned product application?
    • A. 

      Just by guessing

    • B. 

      Preliminary strand test

    • C. 

      Strand test

    • D. 

      Chemical history

  • 13. 
    Often the last area is to show signs of gray.
    • A. 

      Front hair line

    • B. 

      Sides

    • C. 

      Apex

    • D. 

      Nape

  • 14. 
    What test is used to determine timing in lighting hair?
    • A. 

      Hair test

    • B. 

      Chemical test

    • C. 

      Strand test

    • D. 

      Bleach test

  • 15. 
    What does the level of hair describe?
    • A. 

      Darkness

    • B. 

      Lightness or darkness

    • C. 

      Black or blonde

    • D. 

      Lightness

  • 16. 
    When formulating color its important to understand what?
    • A. 

      Rules of formulation

    • B. 

      Measurement

    • C. 

      Law of color

    • D. 

      How to mix different colors

  • 17. 
    Foundation of color using perm. color is based on modifying what?
    • A. 

      Eumenanin and pheomelanin

    • B. 

      Type of hair

    • C. 

      Perm size

    • D. 

      Just eumenanin

  • 18. 
    A rule to follow when determining what color filler to use is what?
    • A. 

      Use warmer level lower from desired lever

    • B. 

      Use colder tone a level warmer from desired level

    • C. 

      Use warmer tone a level up from desired level

    • D. 

      Use colder tone a level lower from desired level

  • 19. 
    When using color brands, always follow what?
    • A. 

      The chemical history

    • B. 

      Manufacturers instructions

    • C. 

      The color book

    • D. 

      Contributing pigment

  • 20. 
    Guests with gray, white, and salt and pepper hair prevent what?
    • A. 

      A cliental

    • B. 

      Experience

    • C. 

      Good practice

    • D. 

      Unique color challenges