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QUIZ: Which colour best represents your true personality?

And why colour can be more powerful than you might think.

Image: Colourtrend

EVER FELT MORE energetic while you’re in a red room, or calmed by a blue one? The colour in your environment can have a very real impact. According to researchers from one study*, wall colours like green and white can even lower your perception of stress.

This even filters into your performance at the gym – one study** found that blue light lowers your heart rate. Elsewhere, another publication*** reports that colours such as orange, red and yellow cause us to think the room is warmer than it is (even potentially saving us money), so their impact can be powerful.

So, if your personality was a colour, what would it be, a mood-enhancing bright shade of yellow or a very stylish shade of dark grey? Find out in our quiz below.

1. Which of these would you most like to do this weekend?
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Check out a new cafe or restaurant
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Head to the sea for a swim

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Treat yourself to some post-payday shopping
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Do some DIY around the house
2. Which of these beautiful landscapes would you most like to spend the day in?
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Connemara National Park, Co Galway
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Bray seafront, Co Wicklow

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Lough Tay, Co Wicklow
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Blarney Castle Gardens, Co Cork
3. Which of these would you most like to drink right now?
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This classic Old Fashioned
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This delicious coffee

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This calming green tea
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This refreshing cocktail
4. Which of these is your favourite time of the year?
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Summer
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Christmas

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Valentine's Day
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Halloween
5. Which of these paintings would you buy?
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This pastel one
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This colourful one

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This wave-like piece
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This New York oil painting
6. Which of these pets would you most like to own?
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This tiny fluff
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This well-dressed pug

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This blue-eyed wonder
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This happy pup
7. What's the one item of clothing that you'd hate to lose?
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Your best pair of jeans
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Your cosiest jumper

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Your brand new trainers
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Your brightest coat
8. Pick a bathroom to inspire your next makeover.
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This grey one
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This pink one

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This plant-filled one
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This blue one
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
Your colour is: Turmeric
Colourtrend's shade Turmeric best represents you. You always manage to see the brighter side of everything and you're a ray of light for the people you surround yourself with. Why not check out more brilliant shades of Colourtrend paint for your home?
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You scored out of !
Your colour is: Cascade
Colourtrend's shade Cascade best represents you. You're always calm and collected and you somehow manage to keep a level head no matter what. Why not check out more brilliant shades of Colourtrend paint for your home?
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You scored out of !
Your colour is: Silver Moonlight
Colourtrend's shade Silver Moonlight best represents you. You're always great to go to for advice and very wise about any situation you find yourself in. Why not check out more brilliant shades of Colourtrend paint for your home?
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You scored out of !
Your colour is: Beag
Colourtrend's shade Beag best represents you. You always have your finger on the pulse and are often the first to take up trends that will be big for everyone months later. Why not check out more brilliant shades of Colourtrend paint for your home?
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Colourtrend is Ireland’s leading decorative paint brand, providing a wide range of premium quality paints in a huge array of colours and finishes. For over 60 years, Colourtrend have been manufacturing paint in Kildare and are committed to being at the cutting edge of paint technology. Their paints apply smoother, last longer and withstand the wiping away of stains, perfect for families. Check out their range here.

*Minnesota State University

**University of Leeds

***Forbes

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