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Dyeing To See What the Answer Is Quiz


Colors are often used as adjectives in phrases or common objects. This quiz connects three or more of these commonly known objects, you tell me what the connecting color is.

A multiple-choice quiz by Spaudrey. Estimated time: 2 mins.
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Author
Spaudrey
Time
2 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
377,547
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Very Easy
Avg Score
10 / 10
Plays
2452
Awards
Top 20% Quiz
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Question 1 of 10
1. It can be followed by "elephant" or "slip", and you could be tickled into it. What color is it? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. It can be used to describe "carpet", "tape" or a "herring". What color could I be? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. It can precede "Christmas", "wedding" or "knuckle". What color are we looking for here? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. It is sometimes followed by "matter", "area" or "hair". Which of these colors would apply to all three? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. It can be followed by "standard", "rush" or "digger". What color is this? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. It is often followed by "crush" or "county", and has been known to be preceded by "agent". What color fits all three of these? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. This color can be followed by "horn", "thumb", or "card". What color fits well with this trio? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. It is often followed by "Friday", "death" or "sheep". What color fits all three of these? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. It is often followed by "jacket", "bellied" or "journalism". What color fits all of these? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. It can be followed by "Betty", "bagging" or "sugar". What color fits neatly in front of all of these items? Hint



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1. It can be followed by "elephant" or "slip", and you could be tickled into it. What color is it?

Answer: Pink

"Pink elephants" are used as the catch-all hallucinations one sees when they are drunk. "Pink slips" describe the ownership papers for an automobile. They are also slang for what you receive when you are fired from your job. And if you're in a state of extreme happiness, you would have been "tickled pink".
2. It can be used to describe "carpet", "tape" or a "herring". What color could I be?

Answer: Red

"Red carpet" is the standard in celebrity luxury when arriving for a gala event, and it literally describes the surface they walk on entering the event. Red tape is the phrase often used to describe the bureaucratic hoops one needs to jump through to get a job done. And a red herring is a phrase used to describe something that distracts or leads away from the issue at hand.
3. It can precede "Christmas", "wedding" or "knuckle". What color are we looking for here?

Answer: White

"White Christmas" is a term used to describe a Christmas with snow on the ground, a phrase made popular by the mega-hit of the same name sung by Bing Crosby. "White wedding" is a description of a wedding where the bride wears white. And "white-knuckle" is an adjectival phrase that describes a stressful situation, such as when you grip the roller coaster bar so tight your knuckles turn white.
4. It is sometimes followed by "matter", "area" or "hair". Which of these colors would apply to all three?

Answer: Grey

"Grey matter" is a simple phrase describing the brain. "Grey area" is a phrase describing an unclear decision, where pros and cons seem to be equally weighted. And "grey hair" can simply be that, or it can be slang for an older person.
5. It can be followed by "standard", "rush" or "digger". What color is this?

Answer: Gold

"Gold standard" is a monetary system in which the standard economic unit of account is based on a fixed quantity of gold. It can also in non-monetary terms describe the most widely accepted value of the topic at hand. "Gold rush" describes an event where an influx of migrants come into an area searching for gold. And "gold digger" is a derogatory term for a person to enters into a marriage strictly for the money.

The term was immortalized in Kanye West's song of the same name.
6. It is often followed by "crush" or "county", and has been known to be preceded by "agent". What color fits all three of these?

Answer: Orange

"Orange Crush" is a well-known brand of orange soda, and was also the title of a Billboard Top 40 hit by the group REM. "Orange County" is the name of five different counties in U.S. states; the two most populated are in California and Florida. "Orange County" also doubles as a title for a 2002 movie starring Colin Hanks and Jack Black. And "Agent Orange" was a herbicide, used extensively during the Vietnam War to defoliate large areas of fields, prairies and jungles. Later to discovered to have been contaminated with toxic dioxins, it caused extensive chronic disease to many, which was not its intention.
7. This color can be followed by "horn", "thumb", or "card". What color fits well with this trio?

Answer: Green

"Greenhorn" is a slang term for an inexperienced person. "Green thumb" describes someone who is NOT a greenhorn in the garden. And "green card" is the term for a permanent immigrant resident card in the United States.
8. It is often followed by "Friday", "death" or "sheep". What color fits all three of these?

Answer: Black

"Black Friday" was the idiom used to describe the day in 1929 the U.S. Stock Market crashed. It escorted in the Great Depression for the better part of a decade. "Black Death" was a devastating plague in the 1300s, eliminating approximately twenty percent of the world's population. And "black sheep" is a phrase to describe an outcast in a family or group.
9. It is often followed by "jacket", "bellied" or "journalism". What color fits all of these?

Answer: Yellow

"Yellowjacket" is the common name for a breed of wasp in North America. "Yellow-bellied" is an adjective for a cowardly person. And "yellow journalism" is a journalistic synonym to sensationalism, whereas large headlines and little facts to back up claims are used to sell more newspapers.
10. It can be followed by "Betty", "bagging" or "sugar". What color fits neatly in front of all of these items?

Answer: Brown

"Brown Betty" is a dessert, often using apples, that is similar to a cobbler. "Brown-bagging" is the slang term for taking your lunch to work with you. And "brown sugar" as a common cooking ingredient, consisting of the blending of sugar and molasses. It also doubles nicely as a Rolling Stones hit song.
Source: Author Spaudrey

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