What Do You Know About Trichology? Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The technical name for the study of hair is:
    • A. 

      Trichology

    • B. 

      Hairology

    • C. 

      Biology

    • D. 

      Cosmetology

  • 2. 
    Which of the following items is alive?
    • A. 

      Hair fiber

    • B. 

      Hair bulb

    • C. 

      Hair strand

    • D. 

      Keratin

  • 3. 
    The cluster of cells in the epidermis from which the hair follicle forms is called the:
    • A. 

      Hair fiber

    • B. 

      Hair strand

    • C. 

      Primitive hair germ

    • D. 

      Root sheath

  • 4. 
    The root sheath of hair is typically oval or round in:
    • A. 

      Tightly curled

    • B. 

      Curly hair

    • C. 

      Wavy or straight hair

    • D. 

      Coarse hair

  • 5. 
    What item needs nourishment to grow into a fully developed hair follicle?
    • A. 

      Primitive hair germ

    • B. 

      Cortex

    • C. 

      Root sheath

    • D. 

      Cuticle

  • 6. 
    Which of the following functions is NOT one of the main purposes of hair?
    • A. 

      Support

    • B. 

      Adornment

    • C. 

      Protection from cold

    • D. 

      Protection from injury

  • 7. 
    Which item produces oil and sends it up through the hair follicles to the surface of the skin?
    • A. 

      Papilla

    • B. 

      Root sheath

    • C. 

      Sebaceous gland

    • D. 

      Arrector pili

  • 8. 
    Which section of the hair structure is the area where mitosis takes place?
    • A. 

      Germinal matrix

    • B. 

      Root sheath

    • C. 

      Hair follicle

    • D. 

      Cuticle

  • 9. 
    The outer covering of the hair fiber is called the:
    • A. 

      Sebum

    • B. 

      Medulla

    • C. 

      Cuticle

    • D. 

      Cortex

  • 10. 
    What does sebum mix with to form the acid mantle?
    • A. 

      Perspiration

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Amino acid

    • D. 

      Protein

  • 11. 
    What layer of the hair fiber gives hair its pigment and elasticity?
    • A. 

      Cuticle

    • B. 

      Cortex

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Sebum

  • 12. 
    Which layer of hair may be absent in fine or very fine hair?
    • A. 

      Cuticle

    • B. 

      Outer

    • C. 

      Medulla

    • D. 

      Cortex

  • 13. 
    The helix or coil shape of what part of the hair follicle gives hair the ability to stretch?
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Cortex

    • C. 

      Cuticle

    • D. 

      Root sheath

  • 14. 
    Hair falls out during which stage of growth?
    • A. 

      Active

    • B. 

      Anagen

    • C. 

      Catagen

    • D. 

      Telogen

  • 15. 
    On the average, what stage of hair growth lasts from two to six years?
    • A. 

      Resting

    • B. 

      Anagen

    • C. 

      Catagen

    • D. 

      Telogen

  • 16. 
    Which of these factors does NOT affect hair growth?
    • A. 

      Frequent exercise

    • B. 

      Disease

    • C. 

      Lack of vitamins

    • D. 

      Medication

  • 17. 
    Which of these factors does NOT influence the behavior of hair?
    • A. 

      Heredity

    • B. 

      Temperature outside

    • C. 

      Environment

    • D. 

      Products of appliances used

  • 18. 
    How is the protein in the cuticle different than the protein in the cortex?
    • A. 

      Harder

    • B. 

      More elastic

    • C. 

      Softer

    • D. 

      More abundant

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