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Colour Green Quiz

Questions: Test Your Knowledge About the Colour Green

  1. Green plants make their own food through a process called photosynthesis which uses a green pigment called what?
  2. Which gemstone is coloured green by trace amounts of chromium?
  3. The Green Party's first Member of Parliament Caroline Lucas represents a constituency in which city?
  4. Which of the six main characters who appeared in the American sitcom Friends has the last name Green?
  5. The children's classic novel Ann of Green Gables is set in which country?
  6. What colour green is often associated with Robin Hood and his Merry Men?
  7. Popular history credits whom as the first person to discover Greenland?
  8. Which soft, silvery chemical element is traditionally added to fireworks to impart a green colour?
  9. What is the French word for 'green'?
  10. Where would you find a green room: in a doctor's surgery, library, a theatre, police station or an opticians?
  11. As part of a long running tradition, which American city's river is dyed green to celebrate St. Patrick's Day?
  12. What element was named after the Greek word for pale green?
  13. Which film starring Tom Hanks as a death row corrections officer during the Great Depression premiered in 1999?
  14. Who live at 742 Evergreen Terrace?
  15. In cuisine, what is the name of green Japanese horseradish?
  16. The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay in which American state?
  17. Greenhorn is slang for what sort of person?
  18. Hall Green is an area in which British city?
  19. Which British children's television series takes place in Greendale in Cumbria?
  20. From 1977 to 2011 which country's flag was simply all green, without any design or details?
  21. What was green in a children's book by Dr. Seuss, first published on August 12, 1960?


  1. Chlorophyll
  2. Emerald
  3. Brighton
  4. Rachel
  5. Canada
  6. Lincoln green
  7. Erik the Red
  8. Barium
  9. Verte (or vert)
  10. A theatre
  11. Chicago's (Chicago River)
  12. Chlorine
  13. The Green Mile
  14. The Simpsons
  15. Wasabi
  16. Wisconsin
  17. An inexperienced person
  18. Birmingham
  19. Postman Pat
  20. Libya's
  21. Eggs (Green Eggs and Ham)