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The colour yellow is associated with warmth, happiness, fun, friendship, caution and electricity. Only five percent of people claim it as their favourite colour, and if it is yours, you may be a happy idealist who is underestimated far too often. Is yellow a favourite colour of yours?

1. The colour yellow is associated with warmth, happiness, fun, friendship, caution and electricity. Only five percent of people claim it as their favourite colour, and if it is yours, you may be a happy idealist who is underestimated far too often. Is yellow a favourite colour of yours?

Yes
23%
553 votes
It's my #1 favourite colour
5%
120 votes
Not really
63%
1,509 votes
I dislike yellow
9%
218 votes
Yellow is probably the most visible colour, which is why it is often used to indicate caution, as in the caution light and caution tape at construction zones. Which of these fun facts about yellow did you already know?

2. Yellow is probably the most visible colour, which is why it is often used to indicate caution, as in the caution light and caution tape at construction zones. Which of these fun facts about yellow did you already know?

The word yellow comes from the Old English word geolu.
4%
105 votes
In Japan, yellow is the colour of courage.
7%
167 votes
In American slang, a coward can be said to be yellow or yellow-bellied.
48%
1,157 votes
In Egypt, yellow is the colour of mourning.
3%
81 votes
In some countries, taxis are commonly yellow. This practice began in Chicago, where taxi entrepreneur John D. Hertz painted his taxis yellow based on a University of Chicago study alleging that yellow is the colour most easily seen at a distance. This idea has also been used with school buses and road warning signs.
37%
898 votes
Yellow is an appropriate colour for a room used for studying because it has a stimulating effect on the mind.
9%
206 votes
The creators of post-it notes said the reason these notes were originally yellow was simply because they happened to have some yellow scrap paper hanging around -- nothing much deeper. They kept them yellow, because they did stand out.
8%
190 votes
Knew all of them
4%
101 votes
None
34%
808 votes

3. Yellow may not be everyone's favourite colour, but it has lent itself to some great music. How many of these "Yellow" songs do you know?

Mellow Yellow -- Donovan
56%
1,333 votes
Yellow Submarine -- The Beatles
68%
1,633 votes
Yellow -- Coldplay
16%
392 votes
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road -- Elton John
58%
1,396 votes
Big Yellow Taxi -- Joni Mitchell
32%
766 votes
Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini -- Bryan Hyland
59%
1,405 votes
Yellow Brick Road -- Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
31%
745 votes
Yellow River -- Carly Simon, Christie
9%
214 votes
Don't Eat the Yellow Snow -- Frank Zappa
13%
314 votes
Yellow Man -- Ella Fitzgerald
3%
76 votes
Yellow Ledbetter -- Pearl Jam
6%
139 votes
Black and Yellow -- Wiz Khalifa
7%
157 votes
Yellow Bird -- Chris Isaak
11%
273 votes
All of them
4%
104 votes
None
15%
363 votes
So many animated characters on TV or in the movies are yellow, and it turns out that's for a good reason -- first yellow exemplifies energy, playfulness, warmth and happiness. Secondly, yellow is instantly identifiable. And finally, the complementary colour for yellow is blue – meaning these colours make each other stand out – and since backgrounds are commonly blue skies or seas, yellow is an eye-catching choice for character design. How many of these

4. So many animated characters on TV or in the movies are yellow, and it turns out that's for a good reason -- first yellow exemplifies energy, playfulness, warmth and happiness. Secondly, yellow is instantly identifiable. And finally, the complementary colour for yellow is blue – meaning these colours make each other stand out – and since backgrounds are commonly blue skies or seas, yellow is an eye-catching choice for character design. How many of these "yellow" cartoon characters do you know?

SpongeBob SquarePants
68%
1,632 votes
Winnie the Pooh
69%
1,661 votes
Tweety Bird
70%
1,683 votes
Jake the Dog
7%
164 votes
Minions
51%
1,216 votes
Top Cat
20%
488 votes
Pickachu (Pokemon)
48%
1,161 votes
Woodstock
44%
1,053 votes
Joy from Inside Out
8%
194 votes
The Simpsons
63%
1,510 votes
Big Bird
67%
1,606 votes
Pluto
44%
1,049 votes
Mr. Peanutbutter
16%
391 votes
Flounder
15%
352 votes
All of them
6%
133 votes
None
12%
289 votes
07/05/2020 Trivia 2439 40 By: Harriet56

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