Quiz: Hair Styling Exam! Trivia Questions

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Can you pass this quiz about hairstyling? Being a hairstylist takes a lot of hard work and dedication. There are so many variables where cutting and styling hair are concerned. For example, one of the biggest concerns is the bangs. The most popular way to have bangs is side bangs. They are especially flattering on round faces. This quiz will reveal if you are ready to be an expert hairstylist.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process of shaping and directing the hair into a pattern os S-Shaped waves with fingers, combs, and waving lotion is called:
    • A. 

      Finger waving

    • B. 

      Wet setting

    • C. 

      Thermal curling

    • D. 

      Thermal waving

  • 2. 
    Waving lotion is a type of hair gel used during finger waving to keep the hair:
    • A. 

      Wet

    • B. 

      Dry

    • C. 

      Pliable

    • D. 

      Stiff

  • 3. 
    A good waving lotion for finger waving is harmless to the hair and:
    • A. 

      Shold be used liberally

    • B. 

      Dries on contact

    • C. 

      Leaves a mild residue

    • D. 

      Does not flake when dry

  • 4. 
    Finger waving lotion should be applied:
    • A. 

      While wearing gloves

    • B. 

      To one side of the head at a time

    • C. 

      To the entire head after shampooing

    • D. 

      With a brush

  • 5. 
    When finger waving, pinching or pushing ridges with the fingers will create:
    • A. 

      Overdirection of the ridge

    • B. 

      Inconsistent waves

    • C. 

      Splits

    • D. 

      Undirection of the ridge

  • 6. 
    The three main parts of a pin curl are the base, stem, and:
    • A. 

      Curl

    • B. 

      Medulla

    • C. 

      Wave

    • D. 

      Circle

  • 7. 
    The section of the pin curl between the base and the the first arch is the:
    • A. 

      Stem

    • B. 

      Curl

    • C. 

      Circle

    • D. 

      Wave

  • 8. 
    The stationary part of the pin curl is the:
    • A. 

      Circle

    • B. 

      Curl

    • C. 

      Base

    • D. 

      Stem

  • 9. 
    A tight, firm, long-lasting curl is produced by the:
    • A. 

      Full stem curl

    • B. 

      Mobile stem curl

    • C. 

      Half-stem curl

    • D. 

      No-stem curl

  • 10. 
    The greatest curl mobility is achieved with the:
    • A. 

      No-stem curl

    • B. 

      Quarter-turn curl

    • C. 

      Full-stem curl

    • D. 

      Half-stem curl

  • 11. 
    A section of hair that is molded in a circular movement in preparation for the formation of curls is a:
    • A. 

      Shaping

    • B. 

      Parting

    • C. 

      Base

    • D. 

      Section

  • 12. 
    Open center curls produce:
    • A. 

      Waves that decrease in size

    • B. 

      Uniform curls

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Curls that decrease in size

  • 13. 
    Pin curls are good for fine hair and produce a fluffy curl are:
    • A. 

      Clockwise pine curls

    • B. 

      Counterclockwise pin curls

    • C. 

      Closed center curls

    • D. 

      Open center curls

  • 14. 
    The most common pin curl base you will use is the:
    • A. 

      Rectangular base

    • B. 

      Square base

    • C. 

      Triangular base

    • D. 

      Arc base

  • 15. 
    In a pin curl set, the finished curl is not affected by the:
    • A. 

      Size of the curl

    • B. 

      Direction of the curl

    • C. 

      Shape of the base

    • D. 

      Amount of hair used

  • 16. 
    Triangular pin cul bases are used to:
    • A. 

      Add height

    • B. 

      Avoid tangling

    • C. 

      Maintain a smooth upsweep look

    • D. 

      Prevent splits in the finished style

  • 17. 
    Pin curl bases suitable for curly hairstyles without much volume or lift are the:
    • A. 

      Arc bases

    • B. 

      Square bases

    • C. 

      Rectangular bases

    • D. 

      Circular bases

  • 18. 
    An important technique to use when making pin curls is:
    • A. 

      Ribboning

    • B. 

      Pulling

    • C. 

      Shaping

    • D. 

      Squeezing

  • 19. 
    Pins curls sliced from shaping and formed without lifting the hair from the head are called:
    • A. 

      Barrel curls

    • B. 

      Flat curls

    • C. 

      Cascade of stand-up curls

    • D. 

      Carved curls

  • 20. 
    Pin curls are correctly anchored when:
    • A. 

      They have closed centers

    • B. 

      The clip coveres the circle

    • C. 

      The clip enters at the open end

    • D. 

      Two clips are used

  • 21. 
    Curls used to create a wave behind a ridge are called:
    • A. 

      Skip waves

    • B. 

      Ridge curls

    • C. 

      Finger waves

    • D. 

      Clockwise waves

  • 22. 
    Two rows of ridge curls create:
    • A. 

      Soft curls

    • B. 

      Maximum height

    • C. 

      A strong wave pattern

    • D. 

      Soft lines between waves

  • 23. 
    Pin curls used to achieve height in a hair design are called:
    • A. 

      Cascade curls

    • B. 

      Skip waves

    • C. 

      Ridge curls

    • D. 

      Carved curls

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