Primary & Secondary Colors Definition: Lesson for Kids


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Which of the following is NOT a primary color of light?

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1. Which of these colors is made by mixing two primary colors of light together?

2. What color light will you get if you mix red, green, and blue light together?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo quickly measures your knowledge of the primary and secondary colors of light. See if you can identify different colors of light and how they can work together to form other colors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer these questions to make sure you know:

  • The R in the phrase 'ROY G. BIV'
  • Colors made by mixing two primary colors
  • The primary colors of light

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as what colors can be formed by mixing two of the primary colors of light
  • Critical thinking - apply what you know to examine information about the colors of light and how they are formed in a different way
  • Understanding key ideas - make sure you can correctly explain main phrases, such as ROY G. BIV
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the primary and secondary colors of light

Additional Learning

Read or watch the lesson titled Primary & Secondary Colors Definition: Lesson for Kids to learn more about these important colors. You will be exposed to ideas like:

  • The wavelengths of light that are visible to humans
  • What a prism does to white light
  • Natural examples of the visible light spectrum