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10 Colour Quiz Questions

10 Questions About Colour

  1. Which colour is sometimes used as a metaphor for something which is bland, boring or conventional?
  2. The flag of which European country is popularly referred to as the "blue and white"?
  3. Which dark grey-brown colour's name is derived from the French word meaning "mole"?
  4. What colour trousers does Homer Simpson wear?

  5. Which band in the early seventies together with Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath made up "the unholy trinity of British hard rock and heavy metal"?
  6. Which flower takes its name from the Greek word for rainbow?
  7. Lake Hillier is a saline lake in Australia particularly notable for being what colour?
  8. What is the body colour of wild budgerigars?
  9. In 1893 which prominent London newspaper decided to start printing its articles on light salmon-pink paper?
  10. What two colours do you associate with the IKEA brand?


  1. Beige
  2. Greece
  3. Taupe
  4. Blue
  5. Deep Purple
  6. Iris
  7. Pink
  8. Green

  9. Financial Times
  10. Yellow and blue

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