Hair Color Theory Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Hair Color Theory Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

What do you know about hair color theory? Being a hairdresser requires you to be knowledgeable about any new trends that come up. There are more modern coloring techniques such as ombre in which hair is dark on the crown and gradually becomes lighter at the bottom. These are off the scalp techniques and can be applied through all different methods. Find out what you know about hair color theory, take the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Pure or fundamental colours that cannot be achieved from a mixture are called:
    • A. 

      Primary colours

    • B. 

      Complementary colours

    • C. 

      Secondary colours

  • 2. 
    A primary and secondary colour positioned opposite each other on the colour wheel are:
    • A. 

      Complementary colours

    • B. 

      Warm colours

    • C. 

      Cool colours

  • 3. 
     A secondary colour is obtained by mixing equal amounts of two
    • A. 

      Primary colours

    • B. 

      Complementary colours

    • C. 

      Cool colours

  • 4. 
     Red, yellow and blue are considered:
    • A. 

      Warm colours

    • B. 

      Primary colours

    • C. 

      Cool colours

  • 5. 
     The darkest primary colour is:
    • A. 

      Violet

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Red

  • 6. 
    The secondary colours are orange, violet and: 
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Blue

  • 7. 
    The equal combination of yellow and blue creates:
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Violet

    • C. 

      Orange

  • 8. 
    From the lightness to darkness of a hair color is its
    • A. 

      Hue

    • B. 

      Value

    • C. 

      Level

  • 9. 
    The hair texture likely to take longer to process is:
    • A. 

      Medium hair

    • B. 

      Thin hair

    • C. 

      Course hair

  • 10. 
    Hair that is resistant and requires a longer processing time usually has:
    • A. 

      Low porosity

    • B. 

      High porosity

    • C. 

      Average porosity

  • 11. 
    Hair that is highly porous has a    
    • A. 

      Lifted cuticle

    • B. 

      Slightly raised cuticle

    • C. 

      Tight cuticle

  • 12. 
    The underlying colour that emerges during lightening is known as: 
    • A. 

      Intensity

    • B. 

      Underlying pigment

    • C. 

      Eumelanin

  • 13. 
    The level is used to identify the:
    • A. 

      Strength of a colour tone

    • B. 

      Intensity of a colour tone

    • C. 

      Lightness or darkness of a colour

  • 14. 
    Intensity describes the:
    • A. 

      Lightness or darkness of a colour

    • B. 

      Strength of a colour tone

    • C. 

      Warmth or coolness of a colour

  • 15. 
    The warmth or coolness of a colour is known as its:
    • A. 

      Level

    • B. 

      Depth

    • C. 

      Tone

  • 16. 
    Hair lightening is also called bleaching or:
    • A. 

      Uncolouring

    • B. 

      Pre-softeningc

    • C. 

      Decolourizing

  • 17. 
    Temporary hair colour:
    • A. 

      Coats the cuticle

    • B. 

      Requires a patch test

    • C. 

      Enters the cortex

  • 18. 
    The only hair color that has a lifting action on the hair is:
    • A. 

      Permanent

    • B. 

      Semi-permanent

    • C. 

      Demi-permanent

  • 19. 
     Predisposition test is performed to determine:
    • A. 

      Haircolour results

    • B. 

      Allergy to colour

    • C. 

      Processing time

  • 20. 
    When colouring long hair, it is important to consider different:
    • A. 

      Lengths of hair

    • B. 

      Cost of colour

    • C. 

      Diameters

  • 21. 
    A consultation should be conducted in an area that is:
    • A. 

      also a changing area

    • B. 

      well lit and private

    • C. 

      Quiet and lit with fluorescent

  • 22. 
    Semi-permanent colour: 
    • A. 

      Will fade without a line of demarcation

    • B. 

      Is only used with a pre-lightener

    • C. 

      Requires a base

  • 23. 
      Semi-permanent colour may not be used to:
    • A. 

      Deposit colour

    • B. 

      Blend unpigmented hair

    • C. 

      Lighten the hair one level

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Temporary

    • B. 

      Demi permanent

    • C. 

      Permanent

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Violet

    • C. 

      Blue