# Color Theory MCQ Test Questions And Answers

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Are you aware of the color theory? Here's an interesting color theory test that we have designed below for you. The color theory helps you to learn how to use, mix and combine colors to become a better artist. Do you think you can score 100% marks on this quiz? Try answering the questions below, and you'll get to test your knowledge. Let's see how many marks you can score this time.

• 1.

### What are the Primary Colors?

• A.

Red

• B.

Yellow

• C.

Green

• D.

Blue

• E.

Orange

• F.

Purple

A. Red
B. Yellow
D. Blue
Explanation
The Primary Colors Red, Yellow, and Blue are the first colors and no other colors can make these.

Primary colors can be mixed together to create the Secondary Colors (second set of colors) - Orange, Green and Purple.

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• 2.

### What are the Secondary Colors?

• A.

Orange

• B.

Red

• C.

Green

• D.

Purple

• E.

Blue

• F.

Yellow

A. Orange
C. Green
D. Purple
Explanation
The Secondary Colors are the colors made by mixing 2 primary colors.
The Primary Colors are Red, Yellow and Blue so for example Red (a primary) + Blue (a primary) = Purple (a secondary).

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• 3.

### What are the Tertiary Colors?

• A.

Red Orange, Red Violet, Blue Green, Blue Violet, Yellow Orange and Yellow Green

• B.

Red, Orange, and Yellow

• C.

Blue, Green, and Purple

• D.

Red Orange, Red Violet and Yellow Orange

A. Red Orange, Red Violet, Blue Green, Blue Violet, Yellow Orange and Yellow Green
Explanation
The Tertiary Colors are the third colors created by mixing one primary and one secondary color.
For example Red (a primary) + Orange (a secondary) = Red Orange (a tertiary)

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• 4.

### The Color Wheel is a square. True or false?

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Wheels are circles.

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• 5.

### What are Warm Colors?

• A.

Red

• B.

Yellow

• C.

Orange

• D.

Pink

A. Red
B. Yellow
C. Orange
D. Pink
Explanation
Warm colors are usually used to color things like the sun and fire.
Pink is just a lighter Red, so it definitely fits in this category.

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• 6.

### What are the Cool Colors?

• A.

Red

• B.

Blue

• C.

Green

• D.

Purple

B. Blue
C. Green
D. Purple
Explanation
Cool Colors are usually used to color things like ice, water and grass.
Sky Blue and Blue Green are other cool colors. Anything that is blueish, greenish or purplish is cool.

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• 7.

### Black, Brown, Gray, and White are ______ colors.

• A.

Neon

• B.

Neutral

• C.

Light

• D.

None of the above

B. Neutral
Explanation
The colors black, brown, gray, and white are considered neutral colors because they do not belong to any specific color category such as primary colors or secondary colors. Neutral colors are often used as a base or background color and can easily be paired with other colors.

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• 8.

### Violet is another name for ________.

• A.

Orange

• B.

Purple

• C.

Blue

• D.

White

B. Purple
Explanation
Violet is a color that is often described as a shade of purple. Therefore, purple is another name for violet.

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