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Wigs and Hair Additions

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Which of the following hair types are most often used to construct human hair wigs? a. Asian and European b. European and African c. South and North American d. African and South American   a. Asian and European  
The type of human hair wig that is generally the most expensive is: a. Asian b. Indian c. European d. South American   c. European  
Generally, hair from India is wavy and hair from Asia is: a. long b. curly c. short d. straight   d. straight  
The formulation of synthetic wigs is based on what type of product? a. yak b. animal c. canvas d. petroleum   d. petroleum  
Human hair strands will produce which of the following results when undergoing a match test? a. burn slowly b. burn rapidly c. melt on the ends d. produce no odor   a. burn slowly  
Why are human hair wigs more expensive? a. sewing costs are too high b. coloring costs are too high c. supply of human hair is limited d. supply of human hair is overabundant   c. supply of human hair is limited  
Which type of wig is available in several sizes and is most often handmade? a. cap wig b. capless wig c. synthetic wig d. machine-made wig   a. cap wig  
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a capless wig? a. weighs only a few ounces b. most popular form of wigs c. consists of an elasticized mesh-fiber base d. consists of rows of hair wefts sewn to elastic   c. consists of an elasticized mesh-fiber base  
Which of the following wig types simulates natural hair growth and creates a natural look? a. cap b. hand-knotted c. machine made d. semi-hand tied   b. hand-knotted  
Which type of wig is difficult to style because the direction of the hair is determined by the position in which the weft is sewn to the cap? a. toupee b. hand-tied c. machine made d. semi-hand tied   c. machine made  
Using a combination of hand-tied and machine-made processes results in which of the following wig types? a. cap b. synthetic c. hand-knotted d. semi-hand tied   d. semi-hand tied  
When putting on a wig, cover the client's hair with a fine net or a: a. toupee b. wig cap c. shaping d. wig blocking   b. wig cap  
Which of the following terms identifies the process of sizing a wig? a. pinning b. blocking c. matching d. synthesizing   b. blocking  
Dart alterations of a wig are made vertically to: a. add width in the nape area b. remove width in the nape area c. shorter a wig from the front to the nape d. avoid excess bulk close to the perimeter   b. remove width in the nape area  
How do you shorten a wig from the front to the nape? a. sew a seam b. make a tuck c. create a dart d. make a vertical tuck   b. make a tuck  
How often should human hair wigs be cleaned if worn frequently? a. daily b. once a week c. every 2 to 4 weeks d. every two months   c. every 2 to 4 weeks  
After initial preparation with a toothbrush or cotton ball, hand-tied wigs should be cleaned: a. on a block b. in a washing machine c. by swishing in the sink d. by a professional dry-cleaning establishment   a. on a block  
Liquid dry shampoo should be used to clean: a. synthetic wigs b. canvas blocks c. human hair wigs d. animal hair wigs   c. human hair wigs  
Coloring procedures used on human hair wigs or hairpieces can include all of the following EXCEPT: a. temporary rinses b. semi-permanent colors c. high level (lighter) oxidative colors d. fillers or low-level (darker) oxidative colors   c. high level (lighter) oxidative colors  
In addition to chemically treating hair prior to being used for human hair wigs it is often: a. pre-shrunk b. decolorized and bleached c. coated in modacrylic fiber d. soaked in a petroleum product   b. decolorized and bleached  
What is the purpose of thinning hair near the base of a wig? a. add weight b. decrease bulk c. prevent frizzing d. provide volume   b. decrease bulk  
Which of the following techniques would be recommended for use at the front hairline to produce a more natural-looking result? a. thinning b. backcombing c. color fringe darker than the original d. cutting the fringe to 1/2" in length   b. backcombing  
Which of the following wig types has the advantage of a pre-set curl pattern? a. animal hair b. human hair c. combination d. synthetic fiber   d. synthetic fiber  
Which hair addition is made up of hair fibers six inches or less in length attached to a round-shaped, flat base? a. switch b. wiglet c. chignon d. curl segment   b. wiglet  
What is a hairpiece with a base that covers the crown, occipital and nape area called? a. fall b. braid c. switch d. chignon   a. fall  
A hairpiece worn by men to cover bald or thinning hair spots, particularly on top of the head is called a: a. fall b. braid c. toupee d. chignon   c. toupee  
Which type of hairpiece allows the client's hair to be used for blending purposes? a. switch b. cascade c. integration d. curl segment   c. integration  
A hair addition is attached to which portion of the client's own hair? a. root b. base c. ends d. midstrand   b. base  
Which of the following methods describes attaching hair fiber to the clients hair by using a special adhesive? a. bonding b.track and sew c. on-the-scalp braiding d. off-the-scalp braiding   a. bonding  
What is the hair addition method that uses a bonding agent activated by a heating element to affix loose hair fiber to small sections of the client's own hair? a. fusion b. bonding c. track and sew d. on-the-scalp braiding   a. fusion  


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