Principles Of Hair Design Trivia Quiz: Test!

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Principles Of Hair Design Trivia Quiz: Test!

Principles of hair design trivia quiz: test! Not everyone’s hair is the same and what you can do with one type of hair might be hard to accomplish with another. People have been known to wear different hairstyles whether to stand out or simply to show how versatile they are. A hair stylist is expected to know how to understand the proportion, balance, rhythm, emphasis, and harmony of a client’s hair to attain a design. This quiz will help see if you understand them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The area that the hairstyle occupies is called ……………………
    • A. 

      Design

    • B. 

      Space

    • C. 

      Lines

    • D. 

      Form

  • 2. 
    The outline or sihouette of a hairstyle is known as the .....................
    • A. 

      Form

    • B. 

      Line

    • C. 

      Space

    • D. 

      Design

  • 3. 
    The shape, design, and movement of a hairstyle are created by the ……………………
    • A. 

      Space

    • B. 

      Form

    • C. 

      Line

    • D. 

      Design

  • 4. 
    Lines that are parallel to the floor are known as ……………………
    • A. 

      Vertical

    • B. 

      Horizontal

    • C. 

      Diagonal

    • D. 

      Curved

  • 5. 
    Lines used to soften a design are .............................
    • A. 

      Vertical

    • B. 

      Horizontal

    • C. 

      Curved

    • D. 

      Diagonal

  • 6. 
    An example of a line that is found in the one-length or blunt cut hairstyles is the …………………… line.
    • A. 

      Single

    • B. 

      Contrasting

    • C. 

      Transitional

    • D. 

      Repeating

  • 7. 
    Lines that are repeating lines in a hairstyle such as a finger wave are considered to be ……….....
    • A. 

      Single

    • B. 

      Contrasting

    • C. 

      Parallel

    • D. 

      Transitional

  • 8. 
    Lines that meet at a 90-degree angle and create a hard edge are called ………………… lines.
    • A. 

      Single

    • B. 

      Contrasting

    • C. 

      Transitional

    • D. 

      Repeating

  • 9. 
    Color can help define ……………………, and tie design elements together.
    • A. 

      Volume and length

    • B. 

      Larger or smaller

    • C. 

      Texture and lines

    • D. 

      Lightness and darkness

  • 10. 
    Color can be used to make all or part of the design appear ……………………
    • A. 

      Larger or smaller

    • B. 

      Larger or longer

    • C. 

      Darker or lighter

    • D. 

      Smaller or narrow

  • 11. 
    Dark and cool colors recede or move in toward the head, creating the illusion of ……………………
    • A. 

      More volume

    • B. 

      More dull

    • C. 

      Less volume

    • D. 

      More thickness

  • 12. 
    The illusion of dimension, or depth, is created when colors that are……………………  and warmer.
    • A. 

      Darker color

    • B. 

      Brighter color

    • C. 

      Contrast color

    • D. 

      Lighter color

  • 13. 
    A ……………………, or a series of repeated lines, can create a bold, dramatic accent.
    • A. 

      Double line color

    • B. 

      Contrast line color

    • C. 

      Single line color

    • D. 

      Two levels color

  • 14. 
    Curly hair and extremely curly hair do not reflect much light and could be …………………… to the touch.
    • A. 

      Coarse

    • B. 

      Medium

    • C. 

      Fine

    • D. 

      Thin

  • 15. 
    Crimping irons are used to create interesting and …………………… wave patterns like a zigzag.
    • A. 

      Busy

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Unusual

    • D. 

      Maximum

  • 16. 
    When using many wave pattern combinations together you create a look that is ……………
    • A. 

      Overly busy

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Unusual

    • D. 

      Maximum

  • 17. 
    What are the five principles in art and design?
    • A. 

      Proportion, balance, rhythm, emphasis, and form

    • B. 

      Proportion, balance, rhythm, emphasis, and harmony

    • C. 

      Line, form, space, texture, and color

    • D. 

      Line, form, balance, texture, and color

  • 18. 
    The comparative relationship of one thing to another referred to as …………...
    • A. 

      Harmony

    • B. 

      Emphasis

    • C. 

      Balance

    • D. 

      Proportion

  • 19. 
    This hair type when left long often revealing the client’s scalp unless the hair is thick in density, it responds well to mild relaxers and to color services: …………………
    • A. 

      Fine straight

    • B. 

      Fine curly

    • C. 

      Coarse curly

    • D. 

      Fine very curly

  • 20. 
    Harmony is the creation of …………………… in a design and is the most important of the art principles.
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Texture

    • C. 

      Unity

    • D. 

      Volume

  • 21. 
    What is created when both sides of the hairstyle are the same distance from the center, the same length, and have the same volume when viewed from the front?
    • A. 

      Balance

    • B. 

      Symmetrical

    • C. 

      Asymmetrical

    • D. 

      Rhythm

  • 22. 
    Has the two imaginary halves, having equal visual weight, or appear equal but the form may be positioned unevenly…………
    • A. 

      Balance

    • B. 

      Symmetrical

    • C. 

      Asymmetriacl

    • D. 

      Rhythm

  • 23. 
    A regular pulsation or recurrent pattern of movement in a design is …………………..
    • A. 

      Proportion

    • B. 

      Balance

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Harmony

  • 24. 
    In a design what draws the eye first before traveling to the rest of the design is …………..
    • A. 

      Emphasis

    • B. 

      Balance

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Harmony

  • 25. 
    ……………………………. is the creation of unity in a design and hold all the elements of the design together.
    • A. 

      Emphasis

    • B. 

      Balance

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Harmony

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