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Somewhere Over the Beautiful Rainbow – What Do You Know About Rainbows?

Rainbows are one of the most atmospheric, beautiful, naturally-occuring, optical phenomena ever. One Celtic legend, asserts that at the end of each rainbow lies a pot of gold! But has anyone ever seen this pot of gold?

Do find out more, about what you know about Rainbows; with my informative quiz below. Thanks.

  • Question of

    How many colours are there in a rainbow?

    • Seven colours
    • Eight colours
    • Nine colours
  • Question of

    Which of the following factors is not used by nature in creating rainbows?

    • Airborne water
    • Wind patterns
    • Sunlight rays
  • Question of

    In the western sky; during which section of the day, are rainbows usually seen?

    • The early evening
    • Just after mid-day
    • The morning
  • Question of

    Rainbows span a continuous spectrum of different beautiful colours. But which of the following colours is not a colour of the rainbow?

    • Green
    • Brown
    • Indigo
  • Question of

    Which of these optical-bows is not a form of a rainbow?

    • Spray-bows
    • Moon-bows
    • Halo-bows
  • Question of

    Is the sky inside a primary rainbow brighter than the sky outside of the bow?

    • The sky inside the rainbow is the same brightness as the sky outside of the bow
    • The sky inside the rainbow is darker than the sky outside of the bow
    • The sky inside the rainbow is brighter than the sky outside of the bow
  • Question of

    In the Bible, the rainbow is a sign of God’s covenant, for what?

    • To mark the institution of marriage between men and women.
    • To make the Kingdom of Israel, to be His chosen nation, at that time.
    • To never destroy all life on earth with a global flood again.
  • Question of

    When a rainbow is caused by sunlight; where in the sky, does it always appear?

    • Next to the sun
    • Below the sun
    • Directly opposite the sun
  • Question of

    Which scientist originally divided the rainbow spectrum into it’s main colours?

    • Bacon
    • Galileo
    • Newton
  • Question of

    What is the aconymn used to denote the colours of a rainbow?

  • Question of

    In Irish mythology, the secret hiding place for the leprechaun’s pot of gold, is said to be; where?

    • At the birth of the rainbow
    • Somewhere over the rainbow
    • At the end of the rainbow
  • Question of

    Why is it impossible to reach the end of any rainbow?

    • Because a rainbow has two ends that constantly change their positions.
    • Because a rainbow is an optical effect; which cannot be approached.
    • Because a rainbow occurs so high up in the sky; and is hard to reach.


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Written by Daniel Obiago


    • Excellent score, Indexer! Good to know you live so close to the famous Bosworth Battlefield. And for those asking about your comment – of course, Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain – is the phrase used for remembering the colours of the rainbow! Thanks. ?