# The Color Savvy Test

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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.

• 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

A. Any given color with the addition of white
Explanation
A tint is a color with white added.

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• 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

B. Any given color with the addition of black
Explanation
A shade is a color with black added.

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• 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

A. A color that cannot be made by mixing colors together
Explanation
A primary color cannot be creating through mixing colors together

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• 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

C. You get a neutral gray or brown
Explanation
When two secondary colors are mixed you get a neutral grey or brown.

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• 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

C. Red, orange and yellow
Explanation
Red orange and yellow are considered warm colors.

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• 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

D. Blue, purple and green
Explanation
Blue, purple and green are cold colors.

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• 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

A. A color's lightness or darkness
Explanation
The value of a color is its lightness or darkness

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• 8.

### A color's saturation is also known as its

• A.

Hue

• B.

Intensity

• C.

Value

• D.

Depth

B. Intensity
C. Value
Explanation
Intensity is the brightness of a color.

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• 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

A. Peace, tranquility and stability
Explanation
Blues generally invoke feelings of peace, tranquility and stability

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• 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

D. All of the above
Explanation
All of these represent color harmony.

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