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If You Fail This Color Wheel Quiz, You Need To Go Back To Elementary School

How well do you remember third-grade art class?

  1. Which of these is NOT a primary color?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Green

    There are three primary colors: red, yellow, and blue.

  2. Which of these is NOT a secondary color?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Indigo

    Indigo is a mix of blue and purple!

  3. What would you mix with blue to get green?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yellow

    If you mix yellow and blue, you'll get green!

  4. What colors do you mix to get tertiary colors?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    A primary and secondary color next to each other on the color wheel

    Mix a primary color (like red) and a secondary color next to it (like orange) and you'll get a tertiary color (like red-orange)!

  5. Which of these is NOT a tertiary color?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Pink

    Pink is just white mixed with red!

  6. What are complementary colors?

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    Wrong! 

    Colors on the opposite sides of the color wheel

    "Complementary" means they make each other stand out, which opposite colors do!

  7. On the color wheel, what is complementary to blue?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Orange

    You can use orange words to stand out against a blue background!

  8. On the color wheel, what is complementary to green?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Red

    That's why Christmas prints work so well!

  9. What color is complementary to blue-green?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Red-orange

    Red is complementary to green, and orange is complementary to blue, so the complement for green-blue is red-orange.

  10. And finally, what happens if you mix complementary colors?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The color becomes more neutral.

    The color will become more neutral and brownish.

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