# Primary Colors Secondary Colors

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A quiz abour primary color. For a high school art class.

• 1.

### Which colors are primary

• A.

Green

• B.

Yellow

• C.

Blue

• D.

Orange

• E.

Red

B. Yellow
C. Blue
E. Red
Explanation
The primary colors are yellow, blue, and red. These colors are considered primary because they cannot be created by mixing other colors together. Instead, they are used to create all other colors through various combinations and shades.

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• 2.

### Which colors are secondary?

• A.

Red

• B.

Orange

• C.

Blue

• D.

Green

• E.

Purple

B. Orange
D. Green
E. Purple
Explanation
The colors orange, green, and purple are considered secondary colors. Secondary colors are created by mixing two primary colors together. In this case, orange is created by mixing red and yellow, green is created by mixing yellow and blue, and purple is created by mixing red and blue.

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• 3.

### Which one of these is the correct mixture of blue and green?

• A.

Green blue

• B.

Orange

• C.

Blue green

• D.

Purple

C. Blue green
Explanation
Blue and green are primary colors, and when mixed together, they create a secondary color called cyan. "Blue green" is the correct mixture of blue and green, as it represents the combination of these two colors. Green blue, orange, and purple do not accurately represent the mixture of blue and green.

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• 4.

### Which one of these is the correct mixture of orange and red?

• A.

Yellow

• B.

Red orange

• C.

Orange red

• D.

Green

B. Red orange
Explanation
Red orange is the correct mixture of orange and red because it combines the primary colors red and orange in equal proportions. This combination results in a vibrant and warm hue that is commonly associated with the color of ripe oranges. The other options, yellow, orange red, and green, do not accurately represent the mixture of orange and red.

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• 5.

### Which one of these is a correct mixture of purple and red?

• A.

Purple red

• B.

Green

• C.

Orange

• D.

Red purple

D. Red purple
Explanation
The correct mixture of purple and red is red purple. This is because red and purple are both primary colors, and mixing them together creates a secondary color. In this case, red is the dominant color, while purple adds depth and richness to it. Therefore, red purple is the correct answer for a mixture of purple and red.

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• 6.

### Blue purple would be an example of a _________.

• A.

Primary color

• B.

Tertiary color

• C.

Secondary color

B. Tertiary color
Explanation
Blue purple is an example of a tertiary color. Tertiary colors are created by mixing a primary color with a secondary color. In this case, blue (a primary color) is mixed with purple (a secondary color) to create blue purple, which falls into the category of tertiary colors.

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• 7.

### Purple would be an example of a ___________.

• A.

Primary color

• B.

Secondary color

• C.

Tertiary color

B. Secondary color
Explanation
Purple is considered a secondary color because it is created by mixing two primary colors, blue and red. Primary colors are the basic colors that cannot be created by mixing other colors, while secondary colors are formed by combining two primary colors. Therefore, purple fits the definition of a secondary color.

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• 8.

### Red is an example of a ______________.

• A.

Primary color

• B.

Secondary color

• C.

Tertiary color

A. Primary color
Explanation
Red is considered a primary color because it cannot be created by mixing other colors together. Primary colors are the fundamental colors that can be combined to create all other colors in the visible spectrum. In the RGB color model, which is commonly used in electronic displays, red, green, and blue are the primary colors. Mixing red with green and blue in different proportions can produce a wide range of colors. Therefore, red is an example of a primary color.

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