Color Quiz: From Blue to Green

 Do you like blue? How about green? These two strong colors dye so much of what we love, including the very sky and the sea. So, how much do you know about these two colors - mind if we ask?
 
 
Complete the sentence: ______ is a primary color but _______ is not.
Blue, yellow
Blue, green
Green, blue
Green, Red
 
 
Many flags have blue on them. Which of these countries has a flag that does NOT contain blue?
Israel
Italy
Costa Rica
Iceland
 
 
Which of these words beginning with "C" is the name of a color that's a shade of blue?
Cerulean
Chartreuse
Caveat
Corvette
 
 
Blue with no green looks like dark blue. Blue with a hint of green looks like a lighter blue. Cyan, with an equal amount of blue and green, looks like an even lighter blue. What is the main reason why adding green seems to make blue lighter?
That is why night-vision goggles use green, because the human eye is sensitive to it
The eye is more sensitive to green light than blue light
Green acts as if it was white when it is added to blue
Two colors are lighter than one color
Green has a longer wavelength than blue
 
 
Cyan is a color between blue and green, although it is often considered a type of blue. It can be created with an equal amount of blue and green light. Cyan can also be found as a color of printer ink. Before cyan was a color, what did "cyan" refer to?
A brand of chocolate with a blue/green candy coating
Nothing; it is just a color
Another way to refer to cyanide
The surname of the person who coined "cyan" as a color
 
 
Aquamarine is a blue-green color in addition to being a gemstone of a similar color. What type of gemstone is aquamarine?
Aquamarine is beryl that is colored cyan or close to cyan. Other types of beryl include emerald (standard green), heliodor (yellow), goshenite (no color), and morganite (pink).
Beryl
Corundum
Ruby
Quartz
 
 
In several languages, the word for green is "verde". Which language is NOT one of them?
In French green is 'vert'
Portuguese
Spanish
Italian
French
 
 
Green is in the center of the visible light spectrum. What is the approximate wavelength of green light?
Visible light has a wavelength in the range of approximately 380 to 750 nanometers (nm). Green ranges from approximately 520 nm (leaning toward blue) to 570 nm (leaning toward yellow).
550 nanometers
400 nanometers
300 milimeters
600 milimeters
 
 
True or False: After blue, green is the most popular color
True
False
 
 
True or False: Blue used to be the color of fertility and was the choice for wedding gowns during the 1400s
True, except it was green, not blue.
True
False
 
 
Which country has the highest concentration of blue eyed people?
99% of Estonians have blue eyes!
Estonia
France
Egypt
Australia
 
 
Which of these birds is mostly green?
Budgerigar
Northern Cardinal
Grackle
Goldfinch
 
Don't Be Blue, But...
There's a lot about these two colors you don't seem to know, which is a great opportunity to learn more about these two colors we all love and use every day. It's amazing how powerful colors can be...
 
You Know Your Colors!
You certainly have good knowledge about color and color theory, and so you've achieved a very decent score. However, there is still room for improvement, and you missed some questions. How about trying again for that high score?
 
You Are an Aquamarine Extraordinaire!
Wow you really know your blues and greens! Are you an artist or a botanist? Maybe you paint houses! In any case, you have a great mind for color trivia and a great eye for color we can assume. Congratulations on acing our quiz!
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