Hair Analysis Quiz Questions! Trivia Test

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Hair Quizzes & Trivia

Can you pass this quiz about hair analysis? This quiz will help you investigate the importance of hair analysis. Hair analysis may refer to the chemical testing of a hair sample but can also refer to microscopic analysis or comparison. Hair analysis can also be used as a drug testing tool. The hair holds the drugs for up to three months. Try the quiz and see what you know. .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The portion of the hair that extends above the skin or scalp.
    • A. 

      Hair shaft

    • B. 

      Hair root

    • C. 

      Hair bulb

  • 2. 
    The tough outer protective covering of hair.
    • A. 

      Cuticle

    • B. 

      Cortex

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Follicle

    • E. 

      Sebaceous glands

  • 3. 
    The ________ is the middle layer of the hair.
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Cortex

    • C. 

      Cuticle

  • 4. 
    Gray hair is caused by the absence of melanin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Hair growth occurs in cycles. Each complete cycle has three phases that are repeated over and over again throughout life. The three phases are anagen, catagen, and telogen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    During the ________ or growth phase, new hair is produced. The hair actively manufactures new keratinized cells in the hair follicle. During this phase, hair cells are produced faster than any other normal cell in the human body.
    • A. 

      Catagen

    • B. 

      Telogen

    • C. 

      Anagen

  • 7. 
    Name the outside layer of the hair.
    • A. 

      Cuticle

    • B. 

      Follicle

    • C. 

      Cortex

    • D. 

      Medulla

  • 8. 
    A Medulla is not present in all hair 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Put the layers in order, starting from outside.
    • A. 

      Medulla, Cortex, Cuticle

    • B. 

      Cortex, Medulla, Cuticle

    • C. 

      Cuticle, Medulla, Cortex

    • D. 

      Cuticle, Cortex, Medulla

  • 10. 
    Trace evidence is a type of circumstantial evidence, examples of which include:
    • A. 

      Hair found on a brush.

    • B. 

      Fingerprints found on a glass.

    • C. 

      Blood drops on a shirt.

    • D. 

      All of these choices

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