Chapter 11-properties Of The Hair & Scalp-milady

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

      Dermatology

    • B. 

      Trichochology

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Cosmetology

  • 2. 
    The 2 parts of a mature strand of human hair are the:
    • A. 

      Dermis & epidermis

    • B. 

      Hair shaft & follicle 

    • C. 

      Hair shaft & root

    • D. 

      Hair root & follicle 

  • 3. 
    The tube-like depression or pocket in the skin or scalp that contains the hair root is the:
    • A. 

      Follicle 

    • B. 

      Shaft

    • C. 

      Bulb

    • D. 

      Scalp

  • 4. 
    Hair follicles are not found on the:
    • A. 

      Forehead area

    • B. 

      Back of the hands

    • C. 

      Soles of the feet

    • D. 

      Back of the neck 

  • 5. 
    The __ is the tiny, involuntary muscle in the base of the hair follicle.
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Arrector pilli

    • C. 

      Tinea

    • D. 

      Dermal papilla 

  • 6. 
    An oily substance secreted from the sebaceous glands is:
    • A. 

      Sweat

    • B. 

      Lymph

    • C. 

      Catagen

    • D. 

      Sebum

  • 7. 
    For chemicals to penetrate a healthy cuticle hair layer, they must have:
    • A. 

      No pH

    • B. 

      A neutral pH

    • C. 

      An alkaline pH

    • D. 

      An acidic pH

  • 8. 
    The medulla is composed of__ cells.
    • A. 

      Rod-shaped

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Spiral-shaped

    • D. 

      Rectangular 

  • 9. 
    The process whereby living cells mature and begin their journey up the hair shaft is:
    • A. 

      Anagen

    • B. 

      Catagen

    • C. 

      Keratinzation

    • D. 

      Osmosis 

  • 10. 
    The 5 main elements that make up the chemical composition of human hair are carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, and 
    • A. 

      Lead & zinc

    • B. 

      Keratin & selenium

    • C. 

      Boron & calcium

    • D. 

      Nitrogen & sulfur 

  • 11. 
    The chemical bonds that hold together the amino acid molecules are called:
    • A. 

      Convex bonds

    • B. 

      Peptide bonds

    • C. 

      Helium bonds

    • D. 

      Protein bonds 

  • 12. 
    Which type of melanin provides natural colors ranging from red & ginger to yellow & blond tones?
    • A. 

      Pheomelanin

    • B. 

      Eumelanin

    • C. 

      Polymelanin

    • D. 

      Biomelanin 

  • 13. 
    Asians tend to have:
    • A. 

      Extremely straight hair

    • B. 

      Extremely curly hair

    • C. 

      Straight to wavy hair

    • D. 

      Wavy to curly hair 

  • 14. 
    To help minimize tangles in extremely curly hair when washing, you should use:
    • A. 

      A drying shampoo

    • B. 

      Strong scalp manipulations 

    • C. 

      A detangling rinse

    • D. 

      Soap instead of shampoo

  • 15. 
    Hair texture is classified as:
    • A. 

      Wavy, straight, or curly

    • B. 

      Coarse, medium, or fine

    • C. 

      Light, medium, or dark

    • D. 

      Long, medium, or short 

  • 16. 
    The measurement of indiviidual hair strands on 1 square inch of the scalp is:
    • A. 

      Hair density

    • B. 

      Hair elasticity

    • C. 

      Hair texture

    • D. 

      Hair porosity 

  • 17. 
    Compared to hair with high porosity, chemical services performed on hair with low porosity require:
    • A. 

      Neutral soloutions

    • B. 

      More acidic solutions

    • C. 

      Solutions of the same pH

    • D. 

      More alkaline solutions 

  • 18. 
    Wet hair with normal elasticity will stretch up to __ of its original length.
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      70%

  • 19. 
    Oily scalp and hair can be treated by properly washing it:
    • A. 

      Without shampoo

    • B. 

      With normalizing shampoo

    • C. 

      With conditioning shampoo

    • D. 

      With dry shampoo

  • 20. 
    Which type of hair almost never has a medulla?
    • A. 

      Oily

    • B. 

      Pigmented

    • C. 

      Dark

    • D. 

      Vellus

  • 21. 
    The growth phase during which new hair is produced is:
    • A. 

      Patagen

    • B. 

      Telogen

    • C. 

      Anagen

    • D. 

      Catogen

  • 22. 
    The average growth of healthy scalp hair is:
    • A. 

      1/2 inch per week

    • B. 

       1 inch per week

    • C. 

      1/2 inch per month

    • D. 

      1 inch per month 

  • 23. 
    The technical term used to describe gray hair is:
    • A. 

      Canities

    • B. 

      Tinea

    • C. 

      Alopecia

    • D. 

      Albino

  • 24. 
    A condition of abnormal hair growth on area of the body is:
    • A. 

      Trichorrhexis

    • B. 

      Ringed hair

    • C. 

      Hypertrichosis

    • D. 

      Electrolysis 

  • 25. 
    The medical term for dandruff is:
    • A. 

      Canitites

    • B. 

      Pityriasis

    • C. 

      Alopecia

    • D. 

      Simplex

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