Color Theory

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Color Theory Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    When eight bits of memory are dedicated to each pixel, how many potential colors could be displayed on each pixel?
    • A. 

      216

    • B. 

      256

    • C. 

      8

  • 2. 
    How many different colors are there in the browser-safe palette?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      216

    • C. 

      256

  • 3. 
    Coping with browser-safe colorsTo accommodation people with 256 color displays, the Web Style Guide recommends a method for coping with browser-safe colors. It is:
    • A. 

      Mix navigation graphics done in browser-safe colors with full-color JPEG graphics

    • B. 

      Just ignore it. Today all monitors can be set for thousands or millions of colors.

    • C. 

      Dither the images you use as a web designer.

  • 4. 
    Are the majority of people we refer to as color blind unable to see any color at all?
    • A. 

      Yes, most of them see only in black and white

    • B. 

      No. Most colorblind people can't see certain colors.

    • C. 

      No. Colorblindness means you just can't see blues.

  • 5. 
    According to the WebAIM site, what is the key concern when using colors to convey important information?
    • A. 

      Don't use too many colors

    • B. 

      Make sure color isn't the only way you share important information

    • C. 

      Stick to really basic colors when designing a website