The Color Savvy Test

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Color Test Quizzes & Trivia

Are you color savvy? After you've read some of our posts regarding color theory, take this test to see if you've retained any of the key points from the material.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a tint?
    • A. 

      Any given color with the addition of white

    • B. 

      Any given color with the addition of black

    • C. 

      Any given color with the addition of another color

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 2. 
    What is a shade?
    • A. 

      Any given color with the addition of white

    • B. 

      Any given color with the addition of black

    • C. 

      Any given color with the addition of another color

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 3. 
    What is a primary color?
    • A. 

      A color that cannot be made by mixing colors together

    • B. 

      Any color in the visible spectrum

    • C. 

      Cyan, Blue Magenta and Black

    • D. 

      A color created by mixing two base colors

  • 4. 
    What happens when you mix two secondary colors together?
    • A. 

      You get a hue of one of the colors

    • B. 

      You get a lighter value of one of the colors

    • C. 

      You get a neutral gray or brown

    • D. 

      You create black

  • 5. 
    What colors are considered to be a warm color scheme?
    • A. 

      Blue, purple and green

    • B. 

      Purple, yellow and green

    • C. 

      Red, orange and yellow

    • D. 

      Green, purple and orange

  • 6. 
    What colors are considered to be a cold color scheme?
    • A. 

      Purple, yellow and green

    • B. 

      Red, orange and yellow

    • C. 

      Green, purple and orange

    • D. 

      Blue, purple and green

  • 7. 
    What is the value of a color?
    • A. 

      A color's lightness or darkness

    • B. 

      A color's lightness

    • C. 

      A color's darkness

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    A color's saturation is also known as its
    • A. 

      Hue

    • B. 

      Intensity

    • C. 

      Value

    • D. 

      Depth

  • 9. 
    Colors invoke different emotions. What emotions would blue most likely invoke?
    • A. 

      Peace, tranquility and stability

    • B. 

      Anger, hatred and destruction

    • C. 

      Energy, balance and enthusiasm

    • D. 

      Royalty, nobility and spirituality

  • 10. 
    What is color harmony?
    • A. 

      A color scheme that just seems to work well

    • B. 

      Colors that go well with one another

    • C. 

      A group of colors that is visually pleasing to the eye

    • D. 

      All of the above

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