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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  A wide variety of wavelengths (colors) encounter a pigment. This pigment absorbs red and green light, but reflects blue, creating the color blue.
  Pigments for sale at a market stall in Goa, India.
  A wide variety of wavelengths (colors) encounter a pigment. This pigment absorbs red and green light, but reflects blue, creating the color blue.
  Self Portrait by Paul Cézanne. Working in the late 19th century, Cézanne had a palette of colors that earlier generations of artists could only have dreamed of.

Question 2: In many cases the perceived color of a pigment falls outside of the ________ of computer displays and a method called gamut mapping is used to approximate the true appearance.
Light-emitting diodeCIE 1931 color spaceGamutRGB color model

Question 3: [11] Swatches are based on the average measurements of several lots of single-pigment watercolor paints, converted from ________ to sRGB color space for viewing on a computer display.
RGB color modelCIELUV color spaceLab color spaceHSL and HSV

Question 4: The 17th century Dutch master ________ often made lavish use of lapis lazuli, along with Carmine and Indian yellow, in his vibrant paintings.
Han van MeegerenThe Milkmaid (Vermeer)Dutch Golden Age paintingJohannes Vermeer

Question 5: The only way to achieve a deep rich blue was by using a semi-precious stone, ________, to produce a pigment known as ultramarine, and the best sources of lapis were remote.
EmeraldGarnetLapis lazuliSodalite

Question 6: Development of chemical pigments and dyes helped bring new industrial prosperity to ________ and other countries in northern Europe, but it brought dissolution and decline elsewhere.
GreeceGermanyPolandNetherlands

Question 7: Archaeologists have uncovered evidence that early humans used ________ for aesthetic purposes such as body decoration.
PaintVarnishOxygenEpoxy

Question 8: ________ and purple came to be associated with royalty because of their expense.
IndigoOrange (colour)BlueGreen

Question 9: Sunlight has a high ________, and a fairly uniform spectrum, and is considered a standard for white light.
Color temperatureRGB color modelPhotographyHolography

Question 10: Because of the expense of ________, much effort went into finding a less costly blue pigment.
EmeraldSodaliteGarnetLapis lazuli







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