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Quiz About the Colour Blue

Trivia Questions

  1. What was the originally colour of Blu Tack?
  2. Now at The National Gallery, in London, who painted The Blue Boy?
  3. In September 2000, who founded a human spaceflight startup called Blue Origin?
  4. Which actress was just 14 years of age when she appeared in the 1980 film The Blue Lagoon?
  5. Which American state is known as the "Bluegrass State"?
  6. What was the name of the chess-playing computer that beat world champion Garry Kasparov in 1997?

  7. What bright colour is a blue tit's breast?
  8. Which German wine brand launched by the company H. Sichel Sohne in 1923 became a very popular international brand between the 1950s and 1980s?
  9. Blue Circle Industries is a British public company manufacturing what product?
  10. Which colour, between cyan and blue on the spectrum of visible light, is often described as the colour of the sky on a clear day?
  11. The town of Hammonton in Atlantic County, New Jersey, is known for what product? Take a guess!?
  12. What name is the precious gemstone blue corundum better known by?
  13. Which member of the boy band 'Blue' also had a role in the BBC soap, EastEnders?
  14. Which club in the English football league are nicknamed "The Bluebirds"?
  15. The lyric "In the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia" comes from which song once sung by Laurel and Hardy in the 1937 film "Way Out West"?
  16. In which city would you find the Blue Mosque?
  17. Which sheep milk cheese from the south of France is one of the world's best known blue cheeses?
  18. Who designed the Blue Peter ship logo for the TV series Blue Peter?
  19. In which African city do the White and Blue Niles join?
  20. The rock-and-roll song "Blue Suede Shoes" was first recorded in 1955 by which artist?
  21. In 1873, name the German immigrant in San Francisco who invented a sturdy kind of denim work trousers called blue jeans?
  22. What word came about in the 18th century to describe in an unflattering way an upper-class woman who cared about intellectual life and culture but disregarded fashion?
  23. What title of a UK number one hit in the charts is an American expression which means very reliable and loyal?
  24. Which men's fragrance, first sold in 1974, was advertised with the slogan "cool, quiet confidence"?
  25. The Elton John song "I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues" features which equally as famous musician on harmonica?


  1. White (blue colouring was added so that children didn't mistake it for chewing gum)
  2. Thomas Gainsborough
  3. Jeff Bezos
  4. Brooke Shields
  5. Kentucky
  6. Deep Blue (it was considered a milestone in the history of artificial intelligence)
  7. Yellow
  8. Blue Nun
  9. Cement
  10. Azure
  11. Blueberries (known as the "Blueberry Capital of the World")
  12. Sapphire
  13. Lee Ryan
  14. Cardiff City F.C.
  15. The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
  16. Istanbul
  17. Roquefort
  18. Tony Hart
  19. Khartoum (Sudan)
  20. Carl Perkins
  21. Levi Strauss
  22. Bluestocking
  23. True Blue
  24. Blue Stratos
  25. Stevie Wonder