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Trichology Quiz


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What is the lack of pigmentation in the hair andskin called?

A. lanugo

B. anagen

C. albinism

D. alopecia


Which of the following helps protect the hair and skin from becoming too dry?

A. sebum

B. hair fiber

C. protofibrils

D. primitive hair germ


Human hair on average, grows about:

A. 1/4″ per month

B. 1/2″ per month

C. 1″ per month

D. 1 1/2″ per month


The number of active hair follicles per square inch on the scalp refers to:

A. color

B. texture

C. density

D. porosity


Which of the following steps would occur last when performing a wet hair service inclusive of draping, shampooing, and conditioning?

A. applying shampoo

B. turning the clients collar inward

C. exmining the clients hair and scalp

D. testing water temperature and pressure


The outer covering of the hair shaft made up of overlapping layers of transparent scaled is called the:

A. cortex

B. cuticle

C. papilla

D. medulla


The process of hair turning grey is usually caused by:

A. the natural aging process

B. hair damaged at the papilla

C. hair fiber over 15 years in age

D. being exposed to excessive sunlight


The pigment that gives hair its color is found primarily in the:

A. cortex

B. cuticle

C. papilla

D. medulla


Which of the following is the hard, resistant layer of protein that protects the hair shaft?

A. cortex

B. cuticle

C. papilla

D. medulla


Which o the following refers to the ability of hair to stretch and return to its original shape without breaking?

A. texture

B. porosity

C. elasticity

D. breaking point


Does your hair grow faster in the summer or winter?

A. No idea

B. Summer

C. Autumn

D. Winter


The cuticle is the outer layer of the hair shaft, TRUE or FALSE?

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The muscle that causes hair to stand on end when a person is scared or cold is known as the:

A. cuticle

B. papilla

C. medulla

D. arrector pili


The study of hair is called?

A. Dermatology

B. Chiropody

C. Trichology


The lips, soles of the eet, palms of the hands, and eyelids do not have:

A. hair

B. cells

C. nerves

D. muscles


The pigment that gives hair its color is found primarily in the:

A. cortex

B. cuticle

C. papilla

D. medulla


Hair is made up of a protein, what is this protein called?

A. Coronin

B. Gloverin

C. Keratin

D. Myosin


The resting state of hair growth when the hair bulb has no attached root sheath is referred to as the:

A. active stage

B. telogen stage

C. anagen stage

D. catagen stage


The amount of moisture (or liquids and chemicals) able to be absorbed by hair is its:

A. texture

B. density

C. capacity

D. porosity




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