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Properties of Hair and Scalp Quiz


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Name the two types of melanin (pigment)

A. eumelanin. pheomelanin

B. canities, eumelanin

C. grey, natural

D. pheomelanin, natural


Open scales (all the way) means the hair is __________

A. porous

B. healthy

C. shiny

D. dead


The outer most layer of the hair shaft is the ______

A. medulla

B. pith

C. cortex

D. cuticle


The hair root is located ________

A. in the follicle

B. above the skin

C. below the skin

D. in the cortex


__________ melanin is responsible for yellow and red color

A. eumelanin

B. natural

C. pheomelanin

D. ginger


Disulfide bonds are broken by ______________

A. strong alkaline solutions

B. acidic solutions

C. strong shampoo

D. perms and relaxers


The hair shaft is located _______

A. Above the skin surface

B. Below the cortex

C. In the hair root

D. Under the skin


When the scales are closed the hair has ______ _______

A. great porosity

B. good porosity

C. poor porosity

D. high porosity


The follicle, bulb, dermal papilla, sebaceous glands and arrector pili muscle are structures of the _____

A. Hair root

B. Hair shaft

C. Blood supply

D. Side bonds


__________ hair does not have melanin

A. gray

B. baby

C. men’s beards

D. natural hair


Hair is divided into 2 parts, the _______ and the ________.

A. cuticle, root

B. root, shaft

C. shaft, cortex

D. follicle, root


The salt bonds are broken by ____________

A. pH change

B. chemicals

C. water

D. surfactants


Protein Keratin and melanin pigment is found in the ______

A. medulla

B. eumelanin

C. cortex

D. pheomelanin


Hydrogen bonds are broken by _______ and __________

A. heat, perms

B. heat and water

C. water, chemical relaxers

D. styling, heat


Hair pigment is called __________

A. canities

B. lanthionine

C. melanin

D. alopecia


The cuticle determines the hair’s ___________

A. length

B. density

C. elasticity

D. porosity


A science that deals with hair, it’s structure, diseases and treatments.

A. Trichology

B. cosmetology

C. hairology

D. oncology


___________ melanin is responsible for brown and black color

A. natural

B. pheomelanin

C. eumelanin

D. pigment


All ___________ processes take place in the cortex.

A. chemical

B. density

C. styling

D. integumentary


Name the 3 side bonds.

A. Hydrogen, disulfide, salt,

B. salt, damaged, hydrogen

C. hydrogen, salt, depilatory

D. disulfide, hydrolic, salty


Peptide bonds link together and make a __________ shape called a __________

A. spiral, helix

B. oval, helix

C. pop bead, helix

D. peptide chain, helix


Hair, skin and nails belong to the __________ system.

A. Trichology

B. Cosmetology

C. Integumentary

D. Beautification


A combination of eumelanin and pheomelanin is called.

A. natural hair color

B. pigmented hair

C. unpigmented hair

D. grey hair


Proper nutrition of proteins, good blood circulation and good hygiene is required for _________

A. Strong amino acid

B. Hair health

C. Low porosity

D. Cortex bonding


The middle layer is called the ___________

A. medulla

B. pith

C. cortex

D. cuticle




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