# Primary, Secondary, And Tertiary Colors

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This quiz is about the primary, secondary, and tertiary colors. This will serve as a review.

• 1.

### When you mix blue and red, which color is formed?

• A.

Orange

• B.

Violet

• C.

Green

• D.

Gray

B. Violet
Explanation
When blue and red are mixed, the resulting color is purple or violet. This occurs due to the combination of different wavelengths of light associated with each color, producing a new hue that lies between the two in the visible spectrum.

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• 2.

### If you mix all the colors, what color will be formed?

• A.

White

• B.

Black

• C.

Yellow

• D.

Red

A. White
Explanation
When you mix all the colors together, the result is white. This is because white is the combination of all the colors in the visible spectrum. Mixing all the colors together reflects all the light wavelengths, resulting in white light.

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• 3.

### Which colors are needed to form the color 'orange'?

• A.

Yellow and white

• B.

Yellow and blue

• C.

Blue and red

• D.

Yellow and red

D. Yellow and red
Explanation
To form the color 'orange', yellow and red colors are needed. When these two colors are mixed together in equal proportions, they create the color orange. Yellow is a primary color and red is a secondary color, and when these two colors are combined, they produce the desired orange color.

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• 4.

### When you mix red and blue together, which color is formed?

• A.

Orange

• B.

Green

• C.

Violet

• D.

Indigo

C. Violet
Explanation
When you mix red and blue together, the resulting color is violet. This is because red and blue are primary colors, and when they are combined, they create the secondary color of violet.

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• 5.

### How many is consisted on the category of primary colors?

• A.

2

• B.

5

• C.

4

• D.

3

D. 3
Explanation
The category of primary colors consists of three colors. Primary colors are a set of colors that cannot be created by mixing other colors together. They are considered the building blocks for all other colors. In traditional color theory, the three primary colors are red, blue, and yellow. These colors can be mixed together in various combinations to create all other colors on the color wheel. Therefore, the correct answer is 3.

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• 6.

• A.

6

• B.

8

• C.

5

• D.

7

B. 8
• 7.

### How many colors are there in the category of Tertiary colors?

• A.

1

• B.

4

• C.

5

• D.

3

D. 3
Explanation
Tertiary colors are created by mixing equal amounts of a primary color and a secondary color. There are three primary colors (red, blue, and yellow) and three secondary colors (orange, green, and purple). Therefore, there are three tertiary colors: red-orange, blue-green, and yellow-purple.

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• 8.

### How are the secondary colors formed?

• A.

Mixture of tertiary colors

• B.

Mixture of primary colors

• C.

Mixture of primary and secondary colors

B. Mixture of primary colors
Explanation
Secondary colors are formed by mixing two primary colors together. In the color wheel, primary colors are red, blue, and yellow. When these primary colors are combined, they create secondary colors such as orange (red + yellow), green (blue + yellow), and purple (red + blue). Therefore, the correct answer is "mixture of primary colors."

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• 9.

### How are Tertiary colors formed?

• A.

Mixture of primary colors

• B.

Mixture of secondary colors

• C.

Mixture of primary and secondary colors

B. Mixture of secondary colors
Explanation
Tertiary colors are formed by mixing secondary colors. Secondary colors are created by mixing two primary colors. Therefore, when secondary colors are mixed together, they produce tertiary colors.

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• 10.

### Which colors form the primary colors?

• A.

Red, orange, blue

• B.

White, black, gray

• C.

Yellow, blue, red

• D.

White, blue, black

C. Yellow, blue, red
Explanation
The primary colors are the basic colors that cannot be created by mixing other colors. They are the building blocks for all other colors. In the subtractive color model used in painting and printing, the primary colors are yellow, blue, and red. By mixing these three colors in various combinations, all other colors can be created. Therefore, the answer choice "yellow, blue, red" is correct.

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