Color Theory Practice Test

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This practice test will help you know better what to study for our final assessment on Monday, October 18th.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please choose the Primary Colors.
    • A. 

      Orange

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Yellow

    • E. 

      Blue

  • 2. 
    Please choose the secondary color.
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Red-Violet

    • C. 

      Blue

  • 3. 
    Please choose the two answers that are tertiary colors.
    • A. 

      Red-Orange

    • B. 

      Orange-Red

    • C. 

      Orange-Yellow

  • 4. 
    A Hue is (please choose the answer that is most correct).
    • A. 

      The name of any color found in its pure state in the spectrum.

    • B. 

      The name of any tint found in the spectrum.

    • C. 

      The name of any shade found in its pure state in the spectrum.

  • 5. 
    What is the most correct definition of Complementary Colors.
    • A. 

      These are the colors that are directly next to each other on the color wheel.

    • B. 

      These are the colors that are diagonal on the color wheel.

    • C. 

      These are the colors that are directly opposite each other on the color wheel.

  • 6. 
    Please choose the most correct definition of a Neutral Color.
    • A. 

      When secondarycolors are mixed a brown or grays is the result and this is considered a 'neutral' color.

    • B. 

      When primary colors are mixed a brown or grays is the result and this is considered a 'neutral' color.

    • C. 

      When complimentary colors are mixed a brown or gray is the result and this is considered a ‘neutral’ color.

  • 7. 
    Please choose which answer(s) are an analagous color scheme.
    • A. 

      Red, Red-Violet, Violet

    • B. 

      Blue-Green, Green, Yellow-Green

    • C. 

      Orange, Purple, Yellow

  • 8. 
    True or False, a Monochromatic Color Scheme is  Consisting of one color, and that may include the color’s tints and shades.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A Value Scale is A series of spaces filled with the pure color.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Please choose the artists who we discussed as Color Field Painters during our Color Field Slide Show.
    • A. 

      Morris Louis

    • B. 

      Andy Warhol

    • C. 

      Damian Hirst

    • D. 

      Mark Rothko

  • 11. 
    Please choose the answer that indicates the Essential Questions for this unit.
    • A. 

      Why is it important to know about color? Why is it important to know how to mix color? Why is color an important element in art?

    • B. 

      Why is it important to know how to use color only in painting? Why is it important to know how to mix secondary color? Why is color an important element in art?

    • C. 

      Why is it important to know about color? Why is it important to know how to mix color? Why isn't color an important element in art?

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