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Welcome to our Hair Quiz - trivia questions all about hair!

Quiz Questions

  1. In which classic book did the daughter sell her chestnut hair for 25 dollars to a shop that buys hair to raise money for her ill father?
  2. Which haircut is often described as "Business in the front, party in the back".?
  3. In 1927, who introduces one of the world’s first premiere liquid shampoos and launches his international empire of hairdressing institutes?
  4. She rose to fame as private investigator Jill Munroe, but which actress had the most famous hairstyle of the nineteen-seventies?
  5. Which protein makes up hair and stimulates hair growth?
  6. What name was given to the bouncy, square layered hairstyle introduced by Jennifer Aniston in season one of Friends?
  7. Which hairdresser featured on the Secret Millionaire television series on Channel 4 in 2011 and has his own haircare range in high street stores?
  8. By what term is trichoptilosis or schizotrichia better known?
  9. "Long Haired Lover from Liverpool" was a UK Christmas number one in which year?
  10. British celebrity hairstylist John Frieda was married to which pop singer and actress from 1977 until 1991?
  11. During the English Civil War, the followers of Oliver Cromwell decided to crop their hair close to their head, as an act of defiance to the curls and ringlets of the king's men, this led to them being given what nicknames?
  12. Which British city is the world capital for the red-hair gene according to DNA researchers?
  13. Can you name the openning song in the musical Hair?
  14. Which hairstyle is named after the mistress of King Louis XV?
  15. Which iconic hairstyle was sported by footballer Kevin Keegan and soap character Deirdre Barlow in the 80s?
  16. What was the nickname of Peter Carlo Bessone Raymond, a British hairdresser from the 1930s to the 1960s, who trained Vidal Sassoon?
  17. Robert Louis Stevenson mentions which style of hair in the first chapter of Treasure Island?
  18. What sort of curl describes a lock of hair curling onto the face and usually plastered down?
  19. Which hairstyling product comes from the French word for 'foam'?
  20. What was the surname of the man that invented the first electric hair clipper?


  1. Little Women
  2. Mullet
  3. Hans Schwarzkopf
  4. Farah Fawcett
  5. Keratin
  6. The Rachel
  7. Lee Stafford
  8. Split ends
  9. 1972

  10. Lulu
  11. Roundheads
  12. Edinburgh
  13. Aquarius (Age of Aquarius)
  14. The pompadour (after Madame de Pompadour (1721–1764))
  15. A perm
  16. Mr Teasy-Weasy (or Teasie Weasie Raymond)
  17. Pigtails
  18. A kiss curl
  19. Mousse
  20. Wahl (Leo J. Wahl)