Can You Identify These Unusual Color Names?

We're Not Just Talking About The Basic Primary Colors!
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Question 1/12

ytimg.com
Vivid orange-red is also known as what?
Malachite
Vermillion
Cyan
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Question 2/12

photobucket.com
Grayish olive green is also known as:
Feldgrau
Obsidian
Azul
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Question 3/12

blogspot.com
Vivid yellowish-green is also known as:
Umber
Magenta
Verdigris
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Question 4/12

stephenburch.com
Pale brown is also known as:
Fallow
Bisque
Azure
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Question 5/12

holicoffee.com
Pale purple is also known as:
Celadon
Cattleya
Titian
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Question 6/12

welliguessthisisgrowingup.co.uk
This shade of medium blue is also known as:
Puce
Chartreuse
Smalt
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Question 7/12

displate.com
This deep barn red is also known as:
Falu
Malachite
Obsidian
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Question 8/12

mentalfloss.com
This shade of coral pink is also known as:
Celadon
Malachite
Lusty Gallant
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Question 9/12

toxiplante.fr
This shade of purplish-blue is also known as:
Pervenche
Aquamarine
Nattier
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Question 10/12

wikimedia.org
This shade of pale grayish-green is also known as:
Celadon
Umber
Ciel
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Question 11/12

paintref.com
This shade of brownish-burgundy is known as:
Amber
Cyan
Cordovan
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Question 12/12

staticflickr.com
This shade of pinkish-red is known as:
Amaranth
Gamboge
Isabelline
Result
When it comes to color, you stick to the basic 8. There's no need for umber, cerise, and amaranth when good ol' ROY G. BIV gets the job done!

C+, Color Catastrophe!

volusion.com
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Your range of color expertise puts you in the 24-box range. You're not quite an expert, but you know your way around celadon, cornflower, and lusty gallant as well as anyone!

B+, Color Whiz

etsystatic.com
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You're a great big, honking box of 96 crayons! Puce, cerise, cyan, and heliotrope don't stump you for a second!

A+, Scholar of the Shades

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1
Vivid orange-red is also known as what?
Malachite
Vermillion
Cyan
2
Grayish olive green is also known as:
Feldgrau
Obsidian
Azul
3
Vivid yellowish-green is also known as:
Umber
Magenta
Verdigris
4
Pale brown is also known as:
Fallow
Bisque
Azure
5
Pale purple is also known as:
Celadon
Cattleya
Titian
6
This shade of medium blue is also known as:
Puce
Chartreuse
Smalt
7
This deep barn red is also known as:
Falu
Malachite
Obsidian
8
This shade of coral pink is also known as:
Celadon
Malachite
Lusty Gallant
9
This shade of purplish-blue is also known as:
Pervenche
Aquamarine
Nattier
10
This shade of pale grayish-green is also known as:
Celadon
Umber
Ciel
11
This shade of brownish-burgundy is known as:
Amber
Cyan
Cordovan
12
This shade of pinkish-red is known as:
Amaranth
Gamboge
Isabelline