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Click the Color, Not the Word

Click the FONT COLOR of the word displayed. Don't get distracted by the word itself!
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Quiz by overtired
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Last updated: September 28, 2023
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First submittedSeptember 15, 2023
Times taken34,726
Average score75.5%
Rating4.54
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BLUE
RED
RED
WHITE
GREEN
ORANGE
RED
ORANGE
PURPLE
ORANGE
WHITE
RED
GREEN
GREEN
PURPLE
PURPLE
YELLOW
ORANGE
YELLOW
PURPLE
RED
BLUE
YELLOW
PURPLE
RED
WHITE
PURPLE
GREEN
BLUE
BLUE
BLUE
GREEN
GREEN
WHITE
YELLOW
ORANGE
RED
WHITE
YELLOW
PURPLE
WHITE
BLUE
ORANGE
YELLOW
GREEN
WHITE
ORANGE
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YELLOW
RED
ORANGE
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45 Comments
+5
Level 84
Sep 15, 2023
Dollyfroggy suggested a click version of this quiz, so here it is. Thanks for the suggestion!
+16
Level 77
Sep 15, 2023
Nice! I did not do well and probably lost most of my time visually scanning for where each colour was to click since they're not in alphabetical order!
+11
Level 84
Sep 15, 2023
Hmm, do you think it would be better alphabetically? I put them in colour (rainbow) order as that felt more intuitive to me. I found myself hunting around more when they were alphabetical. What do other people think?
+4
Level 77
Sep 16, 2023
Ooooooh… I never realized it’s rainbow ordered. Did a lot better and got 39 this time.
+6
Level 84
Sep 22, 2023
Alphabetical order would make it harder for me. I have the spectrum memorized; I don't have the alphabetical order of the spectrum memorized.
+4
Level 52
May 12, 2024
also, rainbow ordered means it's the same for everyone, independent of their native language. alphabetical order would be a terror for me since in portuguese, all those colors names start with different letters.
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Level 68
Mar 25, 2024
I didn't realize it was rainbow ordered, but rainbow seems better alphabetically.

However I also wasted quite a bit of time scanning (less so on my second attempt). I felt like it would be much easier to read if the words were not beside eachother but underneath eachother. Somehow your mind processes them better then, more all at once. And as a bonus leave dragging your mouse (touchpad...) around.

+1
Level 58
May 12, 2024
Just type in the first letter of the given color and hit enter. For example, if the color is green, type "G" on your keyboard and hit enter, and "GREEN" will be selected.
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Level 58
May 12, 2024
I finished the quiz with 7 seconds to spare using this method.
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Level 43
May 12, 2024
this is what i used as well, finished with 11 seconds left
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Level 66
May 13, 2024
I got a better time with touchscreen
+2
Level 44
Sep 15, 2023
I like the quiz!
+2
Level 44
Sep 16, 2023
This was a phenomenal quiz! Definitely deserves a nomination.
+1
Level 70
Sep 28, 2023
You need to have more time for sure. I missed like 20 of them because the time ran out.
+12
Level 68
Mar 9, 2024
If you take your time, you'll get all them correct.

It has to be quick so that it is a challenge.

+2
Level 60
Dec 15, 2023
Thanks for making this! I like it more than the original because you have to get it first try.
+1
Level 84
Dec 15, 2023
Yeah true, it's less forgiving. Thanks for the idea!
+4
Level 43
Dec 18, 2023
that one satisfying moment when the color and word match up perfectly:
+9
Level 84
Mar 8, 2024
That's the moment that throws me off the most. The word describing the correct answer makes my brain more likely to focus on the word of the next answer, instead of the font colour.
+2
Level 59
Mar 8, 2024
42/49 (covered up the word so i could only see the bottom 5% (i was still able to read some of them))
+2
Level 68
Mar 9, 2024
Should this be easier or harder for someone whose mother tongue is not English?
+2
Level 73
Mar 9, 2024
Good question! My first guess was that it should be easier because it's more likely to get less distracted by the meaning of the word. On the other hand, you would need to search for the correct answer in a foreign language which should result in a couple of milliseconds slower reaction per word. I'm not native a English speaker myself so maybe I can try and find a version of the test in my mother tongue and see which was easier.
+3
Level 33
Mar 9, 2024
the only times i had to double check was when the colour was same as the word, I thought I had made mistake and then realised I was right
+1
Level 77
Mar 9, 2024
I try to cancel out the written word completely and just look at the color. That works best for me. Still missed the last three before time ran out.
+1
Level 81
Mar 10, 2024
Definitely cheating, but I just scrolled down to where I could barely see the word and went from there.
+2
Level 54
Mar 11, 2024
100% on the 7th try?????????

I usually mess up at the end due to me rushing to make it before time runs out.

GREAT QUIZ OVERTIRED!!!!!!

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Level 91
Mar 12, 2024
1:05 is the absolute perfect amount of time for this quiz. I took it 5 times before getting 100% and each time I was either a few seconds short or finished with 1-2 seconds to spare.
+1
Level 84
Mar 12, 2024
Glad to hear that. I think I set it as a minute at first and then added a little bit more when it seemed slightly too tight. My best time is 48s but I played it a lot when testing.
+4
Level 82
Mar 17, 2024
Taking my glasses off helped a lot with this quiz.
+1
Level 66
May 13, 2024
Helps more with the typing one though since it also makes it hard to see the boxes you're clicking
+4
Level 63
Mar 18, 2024
I feel like I took the longest when the color and the word actually matched. Those made me double check.
+1
Level 71
Apr 10, 2024
Guess that with a mouse would be faster, but with a mac touchpad at least cannot do it fast enough.
+1
Level 84
Apr 10, 2024
I use a Mac touchpad. I guess I've had practice though!
+1
Level 66
May 13, 2024
You can use keyboard shortcuts
+1
Level 23
May 12, 2024
omg this is so misleading

great brain teaser!

+1
Level 55
May 12, 2024
I got them all on my first try with 3 seocnds left, and I honestly don't think I could get 100% again if I tried
+1
Level 62
May 12, 2024
Easier than I thought, perhaps English is not my native language...
+1
Level 65
May 12, 2024
Full marks for The Robbster at the first attempt.
+1
Level 43
May 12, 2024
I always get the color wrong when the word and the color of it actually match :/
+1
Level 18
May 12, 2024
Cool concept! I didn't get any wrong but I did run out of time. 37/49.
+1
Level 27
May 12, 2024
did it in the EXACT time given first try holy..... (1:05)
+1
Level 36
May 12, 2024
As a colorblind person I am colorblind to Green Red And blue I have no idea
+1
Level 50
May 12, 2024
Ran out of time and got 44/49. I started to not read the word and just focus slightly below it to see the color and that helped. Got only one wrong.
+1
Level 27
May 14, 2024
please add like 10 more seconds to the quiz
+1
Level 65
May 15, 2024
A key would be nice. I got a few wrong because what I thought was orange was actually red.