Colour theory quiz

Question 1 of 20

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The main purpose of the colour wheel is to demonstrate

Select one of the following:

  • a the shades and tints of colour

  • b how to mix colours

  • c the logical sequence of colour

  • d colour specifications.

Question 2 of 20

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Which of the following is a primary colour?

Select one of the following:

  • a Green.

  • b Yellow.

  • c White.

  • d Orange.

Question 3 of 20

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Which one of the following is a secondary colour?

Select one of the following:

  • a Yellow.

  • b Brown.

  • c Magenta.

  • d Green.

Question 4 of 20

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Which one of the following is a tertiary colour?

Select one of the following:

  • a Blue-Yellow.

  • b Blue-Green.

  • c Blue-Red.

  • d Blue-Orange.

Question 5 of 20

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Colours which cannot be made by mixing any other two colours are known as

Select one of the following:

  • a primary

  • b mono-chrome

  • c contrasting

  • d discordant.

Question 6 of 20

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A secondary colour is created by mixing two

Select one of the following:

  • a achromatic colours

  • b pastel colours

  • c primary colours

  • d tinted colours.

Question 7 of 20

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Tertiary colours are created using a mixing ratio of

Select one of the following:

  • a 1:1

  • b 2:1

  • c 2:2

  • d 3:1.

Question 8 of 20

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How many consecutive colours do analogous colours occupy?

Select one of the following:

  • a 2.

  • b 3.

  • c 4.

  • d 5.

Question 9 of 20

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Two colours which lie opposite to one another on the colour wheel are known as

Select one of the following:

  • a analogous

  • b receding

  • c achromatic

  • d complementary.

Question 10 of 20

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A colour scheme made up of shades and tints is known as

Select one of the following:

  • a monochromatic

  • b complementary

  • c harmonious

  • d contrasting.

Question 11 of 20

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The “schedule of paint colours for building purposes” is also known as

Select one of the following:

  • a BS 3900

  • b BS 4630

  • c BS 4800

  • d BS 5252.

Question 12 of 20

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The BS 4800 colour system was developed to

Select one of the following:

  • a identify pipework

  • b reference colour

  • c create colour charts

  • d create colour specifications.

Question 13 of 20

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The greyness of a colour in the Munsell system is represented by the

Select one of the following:

  • a hue

  • b value

  • c chroma

  • d weight.

Question 14 of 20

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Using the Munsell colour reference 10PB 7/12, the number 12 represents the

Select one of the following:

  • a hue

  • b chroma

  • c weight

  • d value.

Question 15 of 20

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The “natural order of colour” ranges colours in their

Select one of the following:

  • a spectrum

  • b tone

  • c saturation

  • d shades.

Question 16 of 20

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The intensity of a colour is best described as

Select one of the following:

  • a monochromatic

  • b saturation

  • c analogous

  • d achromatic

Question 17 of 20

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Achromatic colours are
.

Select one of the following:

  • a warm

  • b cool

  • c bright

  • d neutral

Question 18 of 20

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Neutrals are best known as

Select one of the following:

  • a pastels

  • b greys

  • c shades

  • d tints.

Question 19 of 20

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If blue is at the top, which part of the colour wheel will represent warm colours?

Select one of the following:

  • a The top.

  • b The bottom.

  • c Left-hand side.

  • d Right-hand side.

Question 20 of 20

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An advancing colour scheme will make a room appear

Select one of the following:

  • a bigger

  • b warmer

  • c cooler

  • d brighter

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