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Quiz I

  1. DeWalt power tools are noted for which two colour combinations?
  2. The name of which colour is derived from the French word for 'mole'?
  3. The Fiskars brand of scissors are best known by what colour handles?


  4. What colour shirts would you associate with the football teams Aston Villa and Burnley?
  5. Which Stephen King novel features a pet mouse named Mr. Jingles?
  6. Who in 2012 gave birth to her daughter, Blue Ivy Carter?
  7. Anthony Kiedis is an American musician best known as the lead singer of which band?
  8. The first ever Green Party MP was elected in which city at the 2010 British general election?
  9. Which South American country has a flag that features yellow for diversity, blue for the sky and the sea, and red for the blood of those who fought for independence?
  10. The Blue John Cavern is in which British national park?
  11. What name is given to the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States which is regarded as the beginning of their Christmas shopping season?
  12. Which colour (HINT: it's one word) is a variation of blue that is often described as the color of the sky on a clear summer's day?
  13. 'Green Street' is a road in London associated with which football team?
  14. In Belgium, the Republic of Ireland, and the Netherlands, what is the equivalent of the yellow pages phone directory?
  15. Which colour do you associate with the hotel chain 'Premier Inn'?
  16. What colour is the zero on a roulette wheel?
  17. 'White Wedding' is a song by which eighties musician?
  18. Designed in 1940, which country has a red flag with a gold central star?
  19. With which high street store would you associate Jacqueline Gold?
  20. Hester Prynne is the protagonist in which Nathaniel Hawthorne novel?




Answers:

  1. Yellow and black
  2. Taupe
  3. Orange handles
  4. Claret
  5. The Green Mile
  6. Beyonce
  7. The Red Hot Chili Peppers
  8. Brighton
  9. Ecuador
  10. The Peak District
  11. Black Friday
  12. Azure
  13. West Ham United
  14. The Golden Pages
  15. Purple
  16. Green
  17. Billy Idol
  18. Vietnam
  19. Ann Summers
  20. The Scarlet Letter


Quiz II

  1. Who wrote the book Anne of Green Gables?
  2. Which country's flag consists of a red disc on top of a green field?
  3. A dye producing what colour was named after a 1859 battle?
  4. What was first issued in Britain on 1 May 1840?
  5. Carcharodon carcharias is the scientific name for which large creature?
  6. Sir Humphry Davy named which element after the Ancient Greek for pale green?
  7. What is James Hoban best known for designing?
  8. In motor racing, what colour flag requires drivers to slow down due to a hazard on the track?
  9. Henry Dunant is best known as the founder of which organisation?
  10. The Blue Grotto is a sea cave on the coast of which island?
  11. The Orange Revolution was a series of 2004 protests that took place in which country?
  12. The Red Brigade was a paramilitary organization based in which country?
  13. What colour is the live wire in a uk electrical plug?
  14. What colour is the mineral Malachite?
  15. What colour is the circle line on a London underground map?

Answers:

  1. L.M. Montgomery
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Magenta
  4. The Penny Black stamp
  5. The great white shark
  6. Chlorine
  7. The White House
  8. Yellow
  9. The Red Cross
  10. Capri
  11. Ukraine
  12. Italy
  13. Brown
  14. Green
  15. Yellow



Colour Quiz III

  1. In which century was The Black Death?
  2. Who lost 20 pounds and trained for four hours every day for her role as the Black Swan in the 2010 American psychological horror-thriller of the same name?
  3. What colour is the 'PussyWagon' in the film Kill Bill: Vol. 1?
  4. What is the brilliant red pigment originally made from the powdered mineral cinnabar?
  5. On computer screens and in website colours fuchsia is exactly the same as which colour?
  6. Name the longest river in South Africa?
  7. The letters 'O' and 'E' share the same colour in the Google logo, what is it?
  8. Which family lives at 742 Evergreen Terrace?
  9. Near which city do the White and Blue Niles join?
  10. The pigment 'minium' widely used in the Middle Ages for painting is also known as what?
  11. The song 'yellow' gave which band its first top-five hit in the UK?
  12. The Blue House is the residence of the president of which Asian country?
  13. Who wrote the Western novel Riders of the Purple Sage?
  14. In 1978, who was the world's first 'test-tube' baby?
  15. Who played Pinkie Brown in the 1947 British film Brighton Rock?

Answers:

  1. Fourteenth
  2. Mila Cunis
  3. It's a bright yellow Chevrolet Silverado SS
  4. Vermilion
  5. Magenta
  6. Orange River
  7. Red
  8. The Simpsons
  9. Khartoum
  10. Red Lead
  11. Coldplay
  12. South Korea
  13. Zane Grey
  14. Louise Joy Brown
  15. Richard Attenborough




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