Hair Color Theory Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

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What do you know about hair color theory? With this hair color theory test, you can check your knowledge. Take this quiz about trivia questions on 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, and take the quiz.


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

      Primary colors

    • B. 

      Complementary colors

    • C. 

      Secondary colors

    • D. 

      Tertiary colors

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

      Complementary colors

    • B. 

      Warm colors

    • C. 

      Cool colors

    • D. 

      Neutral colors

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

      Primary colors

    • B. 

      Complementary colors

    • C. 

      Cool colors

    • D. 

      Warm colors

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

      Warm colors

    • B. 

      Primary colors

    • C. 

      Cool colors

    • D. 

      Complementary colors

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

      Violet

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Yellow

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

      Green

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Red

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

      Green

    • B. 

      Violet

    • C. 

      Orange

    • D. 

      Black

  • 8. 
    The hair texture that is likely to take longer to process is:
    • A. 

      Medium hair

    • B. 

      Thin hair

    • C. 

      Coarse hair

    • D. 

      Baby hair

  • 9. 
    Hair that is resistant and requires comparatively a longer processing time usually has:
    • A. 

      Low porosity

    • B. 

      High porosity

    • C. 

      Average porosity

    • D. 

      Super-high porosity

  • 10. 
    Hair that is highly porous has a    
    • A. 

      Slightly raised cuticle

    • B. 

      Lifted cuticle

    • C. 

      Tight cuticle

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The underlying color that emerges during lightening is known as: 
    • A. 

      Intensity

    • B. 

      Underlying pigment

    • C. 

      Eumelanin

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    The level is used to identify the
    • A. 

      Strength of a color tone

    • B. 

      Intensity of a color tone

    • C. 

      Lightness or darkness of a color

    • D. 

      Spreading of a color

  • 13. 
    Intensity describes the:
    • A. 

      Lightness or darkness of a color

    • B. 

      Strength of a color tone

    • C. 

      Warmth or coolness of a color

    • D. 

      Spreading of a color

  • 14. 
    What is the warmth or coolness of color known as?
    • A. 

      Level

    • B. 

      Depth

    • C. 

      Tone

    • D. 

      Warmth

  • 15. 
    Hair lightening is also called bleaching or:
    • A. 

      Uncoloring

    • B. 

      Pre-softening

    • C. 

      Decolorizing

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Temporary hair color:
    • A. 

      Coats the cuticle

    • B. 

      Requires a patch test

    • C. 

      Enters the cortex

    • D. 

      Goes into the scalp

  • 17. 
    Which hair color has a lifting action on the hair?
    • A. 

      Permanent

    • B. 

      Semi-permanent

    • C. 

      Demi-permanent

    • D. 

      Temporary

  • 18. 
     Predisposition test is performed to determine:
    • A. 

      Hair color results

    • B. 

      Allergy to color

    • C. 

      Processing time

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    When coloring long hair, what needs to be considered differently?
    • A. 

      Lengths of hair

    • B. 

      Cost of color

    • C. 

      Diameters

    • D. 

      Natural hair color

  • 20. 
    A consultation should be done in an area that is:
    • A. 

      Also a changing area

    • B. 

      Well lit and private

    • C. 

      Quiet and lit with fluorescent

    • D. 

      Open

  • 21. 
    Semi-permanent color: 
    • A. 

      Will fade without a line of demarcation

    • B. 

      Is only used with a pre-lightener

    • C. 

      Requires a base

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
      Semi-permanent color may not be used to:
    • A. 

      Deposit color

    • B. 

      Blend unpigmented hair

    • C. 

      Lighten the hair one level

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Which hair color is ideal for covering unpigmented hair?
    • A. 

      Temporary

    • B. 

      Demi-permanent

    • C. 

      Permanent

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    If a client has unwanted orange tones, use a hair color with a ________ base.
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Violet

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Green

  • 25. 
    If a client wants to eliminate yellow undertones, he should get an ash-based color.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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