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Trivia quiz questions with answers about the color yellow

What is yellow?
A: Yellow is the color between green and orange on the spectrum of visible light

It is evoked by light with what dominant wavelength?
A: Roughly 575–585 nm.

It is a primary color in what?
A: Subtractive color systems, used in painting or color printing.

In the RGB color model, used to create colors on television and computer screens, yellow is a what?
A: A secondary color made by combining red and green at equal intensity.

Carotenoids give the characteristic yellow color to what?
A: Autumn leaves, corn, canaries, daffodils, and lemons, as well as egg yolks, buttercups, and bananas.

 

They absorb light energy and protect plants from what?
A: Photo damage in some cases.

Sunlight has a slight yellowish hue when the Sun is near what?
A: The horizon, due to atmospheric scattering of shorter wavelengths (green, blue, and violet).

Because it was widely available, yellow ochre pigment was one of the first colors used in what?
A: Art.

The Lascaux cave in France has a painting of a yellow what, 17,000 years old?
A: Horse.

Ochre and orpiment pigments were used to represent what in Egyptian tombs?
A: Gold and skin color.

International Trivia Questions and ...
International Trivia Questions and Answers
 

In the early Christian church, yellow was the color associated with what?
A: The Pope and the golden keys of the Kingdom.

It was also associated with Judas Iscariot and used for what?
A: To mark heretics.

In the 20th century, Jews in Nazi-occupied Europe were forced to wear what?
A: A yellow star.

In China, bright yellow was the color of what?
A: The Middle Kingdom.

It could be worn only by whom?
A: The emperor and his household.

 

Special guests were welcomed on what?
A: A yellow carpet.

According to surveys in Europe, Canada, the United States and elsewhere, yellow is the color people most often associate with what?
A: Amusement, gentleness, humor, happiness, and spontaneity, but also with duplicity, envy, jealousy, greed, and, in the U.S., cowardice.

In Iran it has connotations of what?
A: Pallor/sickness, but also wisdom and connection.

In China and many Asian countries, it is seen as the color of what?
A: Happiness, glory, harmony and wisdom.

 
 
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