How well do you know your colours? Take our quiz

Can you tell the difference between Olive Green and Forest Green? 

Mollie Goodfellow
Tuesday 03 November 2015 14:45
Some of these colours may be similar but they're actually very different
Some of these colours may be similar but they're actually very different

We all see colour differently – as was proved earlier this year when The Dress sent the internet into meltdown as people debated whether it was blue and black or white and gold.

Helen Czerski, a physicist, is so interested by colour that she is presenting a documentary for the BBC named “Colour: The Spectrum of Science”, to investigate how and why we all perceive colour differently.

In the series, she will highlight the differences between the colours we do see and those that we can’t, such as ultraviolet and infrared colours.

Most of us can tell the difference between shades of greens and blues, but what about the more specific shades? Take our quiz to see if you can differentiate between the 15 different colours below.

How well did you do? Let us know in the comments.

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