The belts vary based on the school and style of karate. Most of them include a green belt in their ranking system. It is usually about halfway between white and black belt.
Lots of them. Each school and/or style creates their own ranking scheme.
the first belt in karate is white
That ranking could apply to dozens of different styles and schools. Ranking is different at each school.
the next kaigan karate belt after white is orange
'Kyu' are the ranks for color belts in karate. There are generally 10 kyu belts. White is the 10th kyu and brown belt the 1st kyu.
Japanese Judo was the first martial art to introduce the colored belt ranking system as a visible indication of the students progress. The colored belt ranking system soon was adapted for Karate, and was first used by Sensei Gichin Funakoshi and his Shotokan Karate schools. Click here to learn about the Goju-Ryu Karate belt ranking system. As students pass through the ranks taking grading examinations they are awarded with different colored belts. The color order and which colors are used varies from school to school, as does the relationship between belt color and rank (= Kyu
black if they really are a master ... In traditional karate, a black belt is worn by someone at the 1st degree through 6th degree levels. 7th and 8th degrees wear a red and white belt. The top ranking karateka, 9th and 10th degrees, wear a solid red belt.
It will depend on the style of karate. In some styles, a white belt with a grey strip is one of the kyu levels, right above white belt, It may be gray because the black faded.
The traditional starting point is the white belt. Every style I know starts with white. When you buy a new gi, it typically comes with a white belt.
I study Kenpo style of karate and there is no requirement for white belt, it's like a clean slate meaning you've just begun.
before she had white belt but now she has yellow belt.
A white belt
The beginner level
That depends on the style and the school. Yellow is probably the most common belt after white.
Every school that I know of starts with a white belt.