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Mini-Quiz: Controlling Flyaway Hair

by Ron Kurtus (revised 25 June 2013)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What type of hair is most prone to flyaway hair?

Oily, thick hair strands

Hair dyed in a metallic color

Fine, dry hair strands

2. What can be done to avoid flyaway hair?

Use a comb or brush that does not cause much static electricity

Never a comb or brush your hair

Use a comb or brush that causes static electricity

3. What is the best type of hair dryer to use to reduce flyaway hair?

Any hair dryer with an extra-hot setting will burn off the stray electrons

You should never dry your hair

An ionic ceramic hair dryer is good for reducing static charges

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Physics. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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