How Much Do You Know About Hazel Eyes?

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The purpose of this test is to evaluate how much information most people have about the eye color that is perhaps the most misunderstood of all: hazel. Hopefully by the end of this quiz, you'll have gained a better understanding of what truly constitutes as "hazel. " (:


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of these would *usually* indicate that a person DEFINITELY DOES NOT have true hazel eyes? 
    • A. 

      -The eyes contains some blue

    • B. 

      -One eye contains a large brown spot while the other does not

    • C. 

      -The eyes consist of one solid color

    • D. 

      -There is a little more green in the eyes than brown

  • 2. 
    Typically, when most hazel eyes are viewed in moderate indoor lighting, they may appear to have...    
    • A. 

      -A little more brown than green

    • B. 

      -A little more green than brown

    • C. 

      -A lot more green than brown

    • D. 

      -A lot more brown than green

  • 3. 
    Which of the following best describes hazel eyes?
    • A. 

      -Mixed color eyes

    • B. 

      -Eyes that appear to shift drastically in color from being more brown to more green; eye mainly contains light brown and moss green; may also contain gold, orange and grey. Hazel eyes get their name from the hazelnut, which, upon ripening, is a light golden brown with flecks of green and gold.

    • C. 

      -Any eyes that contain multiple colors are called hazel. If you have blue eyes and there is a little gold starburst in the middle, you would identify your eyes as hazel. Another example would be brown eyes that have tiny flecks of lighter brown or maybe even a touch of green when inspected under high magnification and bright lighting.

    • D. 

      -Light brown/amber eyes

    • E. 

      -Eyes that don't fit into any other category

    • F. 

      -It is a made up color that doesn't exist; you either have brown, green or blue eyes; period.

    • G. 

      -Mainly a mix between blue-grey and yellow, gold or orange. Sometimes these eyes appear green from afar, but under close inspection, you can see they contain several colors, making them hazel.

  • 4. 
    In hazel eyes (and all mixed colors, for that matter) the brown coloring is towards the center of the iris, while the green coloring is towards the outer part of the iris.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Of the following statements, which one(s) are true about hazel eyes?
    • A. 

      They are a very rare color

    • B. 

      They are probably most common in people of mixed race, the Middle East, North Africa, and India.

    • C. 

      Most people with red hair have this eye color.

    • D. 

      Hazel eyes are considered a recessive trait.

    • E. 

      Hazel, green, and mixed eyes have more easily visible patterns than blue and brown eyes.

    • F. 

      In "the average white American", the most common eye color is brown, followed by blue, then hazel, and then other mixed eye colors, with green eyes being the rarest of all.