What is Color Blindness? - Causes & Overview


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Which of the following would NOT result in a form of color blindness:

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1. People who only detect two primary colors are called:

2. Which of the following statements does not apply to red-green color blindness?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of the condition known as color blindness. You will be quizzed on examples and terminology regarding color blindness.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The causes of color blindness
  • Percentage of people that suffer from color blindness
  • Terminology regarding color blindness

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related color blindness lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concepts of dichromats, trichomats, monochromats and achromats
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding color blindness

Additional Learning

To learn more about color blindness, review the accompanying lesson titled, What is Color Blindness? Causes & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define rods, cones and photoreceptors
  • Understand different forms of color blindness
  • Determine the causes of color blindness