Colour Theory & Design

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Colour Theory & Design


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  • 1. 
    Warm colors are often said to be hues from…
    • A. 

      A) red through yellow, browns and tans included

    • B. 

      B) purple brown through blue green, most blacks included

    • C. 

      C) blue green through blue violet, most grays included

  • 2. 
    Additive Colours are...
    • A. 

      CMYK

    • B. 

      RGB

  • 3. 
    Subtractive colours are...
    • A. 

      CMYK

    • B. 

      RGB

  • 4. 
    RGB stands for...
  • 5. 
    The K in CMYK stands for...
    • A. 

      Key

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Kelvin

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      A and B

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    For much of the 19th century artistic color theory either lagged behind scientific understanding or was augmented by science books written for the lay public, in particular Modern Chromatics (1879) by the American physicist Ogden Rood, and early color atlases developed by...
    • A. 

      Wassily Kandinsky

    • B. 

      Johannes Itten

    • C. 

      Albert Munsell

    • D. 

      Josef Albers

  • 7. 
    Newton’s color wheel is often used to describe ________________  colours.
    • A. 

      Warm and cold

    • B. 

      Complementary

    • C. 

      Achromatic

    • D. 

      Saturated

  • 8. 
    Pure achromatic colors include....
    • A. 

      Black, white and all grays

    • B. 

      Near neutrals include browns, tans, pastels and darker colors

    • C. 

      Complementary colours

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A and C

    • F. 

      All of the above

    • G. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Line

    • B. 

      Contrast

    • C. 

      Value

    • D. 

      Shape

  • 10. 
    What color is the most attention-getting?      
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Lime

  • 11. 
    Villains usually wear what powerful color?   
    • A. 

      Grey

    • B. 

      Brown

    • C. 

      Black

  • 12. 
    What is the color of royalty?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Purple

  • 13. 
    Hospital rooms are often painted in what relaxing color?     
    • A. 

      Orange

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Green

  • 14. 
    What solid, reliable color implies genuineness?
    • A. 

      Brown

    • B. 

      Grey

    • C. 

      White