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.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are the Primary Colors?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Yellow

    • C.

      Green

    • D.

      Blue

    • E.

      Orange

    • F.

      Purple

    Correct Answer(s)
    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

    Correct Answer(s)
    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

    Correct Answer
    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

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Wheels are circles.

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  • 5. 

    What are Warm Colors?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Yellow

    • C.

      Orange

    • D.

      Pink

    Correct Answer(s)
    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

    Correct Answer(s)
    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

    Correct Answer
    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

    Correct Answer
    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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