Discussion Questions about Colors

What color is your favorite? What are the colors of your clothes in your closet? How many colors can you name on a rainbow? These are all questions about colors that we will be exploring today!

Color is something found almost everywhere and has fascinated people for centuries. But what does it actually mean to us as humans?

We’ll explore those questions and others. Hopefully, these questions help you have a nice conversation with your friends or students

Questions about Colors: Part I

These are some of the most important and common questions that people have about colors.

  1. What is your favorite color?
  2. What’s your least favorite color?
  3. Has your favorite color changed as you’ve grown older?
  4. What does your favorite color represent for you?
  5. What’s the best color for a car?
  6. What’s the best color for a house?
  7. What is the meanings of the most common colors?
  8. Do you know what chromophobia is?
  9. What does pink stand for when it comes to emotions?

Questions about Colors: Part II

This is the second set of questions about colors

  1. Why did you choose this color as your favorite color?
  2. Do any of the following colors resonate with you: blue, yellow, brown, red or green when it comes to selecting paint colors for their home?
  3. Do you think about color when you buy clothes?
  4. Are your clothes various colors, or do you have a lot of one color?
  5. Why do people wear black to funerals?
  6. What is the best color to paint a room and why?
  7. What colors make you feel the happiest?
  8. What year did color TV come out?
  9. What colors make you sad?

Questions about Colors: Part III

This is the third set of questions about colors

  1. What color reminds you of childhood innocence and playtime?
  2. What color do you feel represents your personality the best?
  3. Would you change your hair color? what color would you choose?
  4. Do you pay attention to different shades of color?
  5. If you could dye your hair, what color would you pick?
  6. What are the primary colors?
  7. What are the secondary colors?
  8. What are the difference between primary color secondary color and tertiary color?
  9. Do you know what colors to combine to create another product?

Questions about Colors: Part IV

This is the fourth set of color conversation questions

  • If you bought a car, what color would it be? 
  • What Car Color has the Least Accidents?
  • Do you think that white is the safest car color to drive?
  • What is the most dangerous car color?
  • What Car Colors Have the Most Accidents?

Questions and Answers

These are my answers to some of the questions that I thought are the most interesting from the list

  • Has your favorite color changed as you’ve grown older?
  • I used to say, a color that I still however I wear black shirts a lot
  • What does your favorite color represent for you?
  • I like the black color in website and in shirts. I don’t attribute any special meaning to it
  • What colors make you sad?
  • I am not sure if colors make people sad, do they?

More ESL Conversation Questions

If you are looking for more resources to practice your English skills or have meaningful conversations with your students, I’ve compiled a list of some posts with conversation questions.

Check them out before your leave:

  1. 50 Sport Conversation Questions
  2. 25 Neighborhood Conversation Questions
  3. 60 Travel Conversation Questions
  4. 70 School Conversation Questions
  5. 70 Music Conversation Questions
  6. 50 Friends Conversation Questions for the ESL Classroom
  7. 70 Conversation Questions about Family

We hope you found these questions about colors helpful in starting conversations with your friends.

If you have any other color-related questions, please let us know via Facebook or Twitter and we’ll include them in our list

Manuel Campos, English Professor

Manuel Campos

I am Jose Manuel, English professor and creator of EnglishPost.org, a blog whose mission is to share lessons for those who want to learn and improve their English