Haircutting Trivia! Test Your Knowledge! Quiz

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Haircutting Trivia! Test Your Knowledge! Quiz

Do you know your hair cutting trivia? Being a hairstylist, you need to know all the different ways of cutting hair. For example, the layered cut in which the hair is cut all over the head at varying angles. You must follow a guide length. This guide creates the inside shape and movement; weight and fullness are equally balanced. IF you are studying to be a hairstylist, take this quiz and see if you make the cut.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Facial hair is
    • A. 

      Thin

    • B. 

      Coarse

    • C. 

      Soft

    • D. 

      Fine

  • 2. 
    The comb used with clippers that allows you to cut the hair very short and close to head is the
    • A. 

      Barber comb

    • B. 

      Regular cutting comb

    • C. 

      Styling comb

    • D. 

      Wide tooth comb

  • 3. 
    When cutting with clippers especially in the nape always work.
    • A. 

      With large sections

    • B. 

      In the direction of natural growth patterns

    • C. 

      With wet hair

    • D. 

      Against the natural growth patterns

  • 4. 
    When using shears over comb technique work with areas.
    • A. 

      No wider than the comb

    • B. 

      No wider than the blade

    • C. 

      As wide as the comb

    • D. 

      At least as wide as the blade

  • 5. 
    In the shears, over comb technique an important point to remember is that
    • A. 

      One blade is perpendicular to the comb

    • B. 

      Both blades keep moving

    • C. 

      One blade stays still

    • D. 

      The thumb blade is parallel to the comb

  • 6. 
    The process of removing excess bulk without shortening the length is called
    • A. 

      Elevating

    • B. 

      Texturzing

    • C. 

      Overdirection

    • D. 

      Trimming

  • 7. 
    A more modern term for thinning is
    • A. 

      Removing weight

    • B. 

      Removing texture

    • C. 

      Removing curl

    • D. 

      Removing length

  • 8. 
    A razor should not be used on
    • A. 

      Dry hair

    • B. 

      Wet hair

    • C. 

      Straight hair

    • D. 

      Fine hair

  • 9. 
    In a uniform layered haricutt all the hair is
    • A. 

      Cut at the same length

    • B. 

      Cut with a perimeter guidline

    • C. 

      Elevated to 180 degree's

    • D. 

      Elevated to 45 degree's

  • 10. 
    A long layered haircut is cut at a
    • A. 

      45 degree angle

    • B. 

      90 degree angle

    • C. 

      180 degree angle

    • D. 

      0 degree angle

  • 11. 
    A good safety and sanitation measure is to sweep up hair and dispose of it.
    • A. 

      Before blow drying the client

    • B. 

      After blow drying a client

    • C. 

      As you cut the hair

    • D. 

      After the client had left

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Cutting palm to palm

    • B. 

      Cutting over the palm

    • C. 

      Cutting on top of the knuckles

    • D. 

      Cutting over the fingers

  • 13. 
    When cutting uniform or increasing layers the hand position used most often is
    • A. 

      Cutting below the fingeres

    • B. 

      Cuttting on the inside of the knuckles

    • C. 

      Cutting palm to palm

    • D. 

      Cutting over the fingers

  • 14. 
    The amount of pressure applied when  combing and holding a subsection of hair is called
    • A. 

      Palming

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Stress

    • D. 

      Elevation

  • 15. 
    The fine teeth of the styling comb are used to
    • A. 

      Comb and part the hair

    • B. 

      Detangle wet hair

    • C. 

      Comb the subsection before cutting

    • D. 

      Hold the hair at high elevations

  • 16. 
    The comb generally used in the shear over comb technique is the
    • A. 

      Barber comb

    • B. 

      Styling comb

    • C. 

      Wide tooth comb

    • D. 

      Cutting comb

  • 17. 
    Hair texture is based on the
    • A. 

      Elasticity of the hair

    • B. 

      Diameter of each hair strand

    • C. 

      Condition of the hair

    • D. 

      Amount of curl in the hair

  • 18. 
    The 5 characteristics that determine the behavior of the hair density texture wave patterns.
    • A. 

      Hairlines and growth patterns

    • B. 

      Hair color and growth patterns

    • C. 

      Hair length an color

    • D. 

      Hairlines and hair length

  • 19. 
    The wave pattern is defined as the amount of __in the hair strand.
    • A. 

      Elasticity

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Texture

    • D. 

      Length

  • 20. 
    A guideline that does not move as the haircut progresses is called a
    • A. 

      Traveling guideline

    • B. 

      Interior guideline

    • C. 

      First guideline

    • D. 

      Stationary guideine

  • 21. 
    When you are creating ___you use a traveling guide with no over direction to create the same length throughout the haircut.
    • A. 

      Long layers

    • B. 

      A blunt cut

    • C. 

      A graduated cut

    • D. 

      Uniform layer

  • 22. 
    In a haircut design lines that are proportionate are established by using
    • A. 

      Reference points

    • B. 

      Angles of elevation

    • C. 

      Cutting lines

    • D. 

      Subsections

  • 23. 
    When you use over direction to create a length or weight increase in a haircut you use a
    • A. 

      Traveling guideline

    • B. 

      Movable guideline

    • C. 

      Weight guideline

    • D. 

      Stationary guideline