Miladys Standard Cosmetology- Chapter 9

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Properties of the hair and scalp


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The scientific study of the hair ,its diseases and care is called 
    • A. 

      Dermatology

    • B. 

      Trichology

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Cosmetology

  • 2. 
    The two parts of a mature hair strand are the hair shaft and 
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Hair follicle

    • C. 

      Hair root

    • D. 

      Hair ends

  • 3. 
    The portion of the hair that projects above the skin is the 
    • A. 

      Dermal papilla

    • B. 

      Hair shaft

    • C. 

      Hair root

    • D. 

      Follicle

  • 4. 
    The follicle, bulb, papilla, arrector pili muscle, and sebaceous glands are the main structures of the 
    • A. 

      Hair shaft

    • B. 

      Sudoriferous glands

    • C. 

      Cortex layers

    • D. 

      Hair root

  • 5. 
    The tubelike depression or pocket in the skin or scalp that contains the hair root is the 
    • A. 

      Follicle

    • B. 

      Shaft

    • C. 

      Bulb

    • D. 

      Scalp

  • 6. 
    Hair follicles are not found on the palms of the hands or the 
    • A. 

      Forehead area

    • B. 

      Elbow area

    • C. 

      Soles of the feet

    • D. 

      Back of the neck

  • 7. 
    The follicle extends downward from the epidermis, where it surrounds the 
    • A. 

      Epidermis layer

    • B. 

      Dermal papilla

    • C. 

      Hair root

    • D. 

      Hair shaft

  • 8. 
    The lowest area or part of the hair strad is the 
    • A. 

      Hair bulb

    • B. 

      Hair shaft

    • C. 

      Arrector pili

    • D. 

      Sebaceous gland

  • 9. 
    A small cone-shapd area at the base of the hair follicle that fits into the hair bulb is the 
    • A. 

      Sweat pore

    • B. 

      Hair follicle

    • C. 

      Dermal papilla

    • D. 

      Lymph gland

  • 10. 
    A tiny, involuntary muscle fiber inserted in the base of the hair follicle is the 
    • A. 

      Dermal papilla

    • B. 

      Arrector pili

    • C. 

      Lanugo hair

    • D. 

      Hair bulb

  • 11. 
    The oil glands of the skin connected to the hair follicle are 
    • A. 

      Sweat glands

    • B. 

      Dermal papilla

    • C. 

      Sebaceous glands

    • D. 

      Hair streams

  • 12. 
    An oily substance secreted from the sebaceous glands is 
    • A. 

      Sweat

    • B. 

      Medulla

    • C. 

      Sebum

    • D. 

      Salt

  • 13. 
    The overlapping layer of hair with transparent, scalelike cells is the 
    • A. 

      Bulb

    • B. 

      Follicle

    • C. 

      Cuticle

    • D. 

      Medulla

  • 14. 
    The three main layers of the hair shaft are the cuticle, medulla and 
    • A. 

      Cortex

    • B. 

      Shaft

    • C. 

      Root

    • D. 

      Bulb

  • 15. 
    Swelling the hair raises the cuticle layer and allows for 
    • A. 

      Primary defense

    • B. 

      Penetration

    • C. 

      Cross sections

    • D. 

      Growth phase

  • 16. 
    For chemicals to penetrate a healthy cuticle layer and allows for 
    • A. 

      Expose the mantle layer

    • B. 

      Stiffen the hair shaft

    • C. 

      Have alkaline ph

    • D. 

      Remove the cuticle layer

  • 17. 
    The fiberous protein core of the hair , formed by elongated cells containing melanin pigment, is the 
    • A. 

      Lower follicle

    • B. 

      Cortex layer

    • C. 

      Vellus hair

    • D. 

      Dermal papilla

  • 18. 
    The medulla is the innermost layer of the hair and is composed of 
    • A. 

      Oval cells

    • B. 

      Round cells

    • C. 

      Coarse hair

    • D. 

      Hair follicles

  • 19. 
    Hair is composed of a protein that grows from cells originating withing the 
    • A. 

      Hair shaft

    • B. 

      Hair follicle

    • C. 

      Amino acids

    • D. 

      Mail elements

  • 20. 
    The process whereby living cells mature and begin their journey up the hair shaft it 
    • A. 

      Simplicity

    • B. 

      Scalp

    • C. 

      Keratinization

    • D. 

      Medulla

  • 21. 
    The five main elements that make up the chemical composition of human hair are carbon oxygen hydrogen and 
    • A. 

      Protein and amino

    • B. 

      Cells and keratin

    • C. 

      Elements and protein

    • D. 

      Nitrogen and sulfur

  • 22. 
    The chemical bonds that hold together the amino acid molecules are 
    • A. 

      Convex bonds

    • B. 

      Peptide bonds

    • C. 

      Hydrogen drops

    • D. 

      Protein cells

  • 23. 
    An end bond is also known as a (n)
    • A. 

      Molecule bond

    • B. 

      Chain bond

    • C. 

      Peptide bond

    • D. 

      Elastic bond

  • 24. 
    When peptide bonds hold together a very long chain of amino acids, it is called a 
    • A. 

      Polypeptide chain

    • B. 

      Hydrogen chain

    • C. 

      COHNS bond

    • D. 

      Elasticity bond

  • 25. 
    The three types of cross-links that form the bonds between the polypeptide chains are hydrogen bonds, salt bonds , and 
    • A. 

      Disulfide bonds

    • B. 

      Water bonds

    • C. 

      Nitrogen bonds

    • D. 

      Elastin bonds

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