Do You Know These International Flags?

By: Annette

Do You Know These International Flags?
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About This Quiz

Every country has a flag, but some are more recognizable than others! In this quiz, we're going to test your knowledge of some well-known - and not so well-known - flags of the world. When you're done, you're going to feel like every day is Flag Day!
What is in the middle of the Canadian flag?
A dog
An acorn
A maple leaf
There's a maple leaf in the center of the Canadian flag! Makes a lot of sense when you consider how much they like maple syrup.

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What flag has influenced Australia's flag?
Britain's
The British flag has a strong influence on the Australian flag. In fact, the British flag is in the top left corner!
America's
Mexico's

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How many stars are on the American flag?
50
There are 50 stars and 13 stripes on the U.S. flag. The stars represent the states, while the stripes represent the original 13 colonies.
13
It's always changing

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What does a Gay Pride flag look like?
Red, white, and purple
Pink and purple
Rainbow!
Okay, it's not a national flag, but it's worth noting that the gay pride flag is rainbow colored. Usually the top stripe is red.

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What's the name of the British flag?
The Hyde Park
The Old Champion
The Union Jack
The British Flag is called the Union Jack. The Union Jack appears on many other flags around the world.

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What is a tricolored flag?
A flag with three colors
Tricolored flags are very popular. They have three colors in their field.
A flag with two sets of three colors
A flag with a tricycle

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Which of these countries has the British flag on their own flag?
Congo
Cambodia
Fiji
Fiji has the British flag in the top left corner of their flag. This proves they were once part of the British Empire. Recent efforts to redesign the flag have been put on hold, following the devastation of Tropical Cyclone Winston in 2016.

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What are the colors of France?
Green and yellow
Red, white and blue
The French colors are red, white and blue, just like the U.S. However, they just have one thick stripe of each color.
Black and red

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What are the colors of Greece?
Blue and white
Blue and white are the traditional colors of Greece. This can be seen clearly every time you walk into a Greek diner.
Green and purple
Saffron and magenta

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What are the colors of India?
Red, white and blue
Turquoise and pink
Orange, white and green
The colors of the Indian flag are orange, white and green. There's also a blue wheel in the center.

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What are the colors of Ireland?
Orange, white and green
Orange, white and green are the colors of Ireland. There is no Guinness on the Irish flag, but there should be.
Just green
Beer-colored

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What is in the middle of the Israeli flag?
The Torah
A mensch
The Star of David
The Star of David is at the center of the Israeli flag. Their colors are blue and white.

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What are the colors of Mexico?
Blue and white
Orange and green
Red, white and green
Their colors are red, white, and green. And no, they did not steal the idea from Italy.

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The People's Republic of China has a flag in which main color?
Green
Blue
Red
China's flag is mostly solid red. There are also golden stars up in the left hand corner.

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How many versions have there been of the American flag?
23
There have actually been more than 20 versions of the American flag. The first official one was made in 1777, and it had 13 stripes and 13 stars.
1
50

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What is true about the display schedule of the American flag?
It must be flown 24/7
It has to be taken down in the morning
It is flown from sunrise to sunset
The flag goes up in the morning and comes down at night. It can only stay up all night long if it's properly illuminated.

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Which U.S. state flag has the Union Jack on it?
California
Ohio
Hawaii
Hawaii actually has the Union Jack on it! It's a relic of King Kamehameha I's friendship with Great Britain.

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What are the colors of Argentina?
Blue and white
The colors of Argentina are light blue and white. Argentinians wear these colors proudly, especially at futbol games.
Green and yellow
Pink and purple

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Whose flag is half blue, half yellow?
Ukraine
The Ukraine has a blue and gold flag. These are the colors of the sky and the golden fields.
France
Germany

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Whose flag features the Pillars of Hercules?
Canada
China
Spain
Spain's flag features the national coat of arms, flanked by the two Pillars of Hercules, all on a horizontal stripe of yellow. Above and below this yellow stripe are narrower red stripes.

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On a flag, what is the canton?
A design in the upper left corner
A canton is a design featured in the upper left corner of a flag. On the U.S. flag, the canton is a field of stars; on the Australian flag, the canton is a Union Jack.
The ropes used to hoist the flag
Decorative fringe

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What do you call the background or main color scheme of a flag?
The canvas
The field
The field is the background and main color scheme of a flag. For France, that would be red, white and blue.
The scenery

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What do you call a flag with an emblem in the field?
Defaced
A flag that has an emblem in the field is defaced. It seems a little counterintuitive, but it's true.
Emblemized
Superior

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The British flag is actually a compilation of what?
Flags from around the world
Flags from the British Kingdom
The Union Jack is a compilation of the English, Irish and Scottish flags - St. George's Cross, St. Patrick's Cross and St. Andrew's Cross. The Welsh flag is not included!
Flags from Western Europe

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Whose flag features olive branches and a stylized world map?
The United Nations
The United Nations flag features a white graphic on a light blue background. The olive branches encircle the map of the world.
Greece
Antarctica

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What does Finland's flag look like?
It has a dragon on it
It's purple with spots
It has a blue cross
Finland's flag is very simple. It features a dark blue cross on a white background.

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What does the flag of Indonesia look like?
Red and white
Indonesia's flag is one of the simplest you'll find. It's just one red stripe over white. Very Zen.
A hot mess
A quilt-work of colors

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What are the colors of Italy?
Yellow and red, signifying pasta
Orange and taupe
Green, white and red
Italy has a tricolored flag of green, white and red. There is no other symbol on the flag.

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What's in the middle of Lebanon's flag?
An elephant
A hedgehog
A tree
Lebanon has a red and white flag with a massive green tree in the center. They must care about the Earth!

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Which of these flags kinda looks like America's?
Liberia
Liberia's flag kinda looks like that of the U.S. It has red and white stripes, but only one blue star up in the corner.
Macedonia
Malawi

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Who has a tricolor​ flag, similar to France?
Luxembourg
Luxembourg has a beautiful tricolor flag with blue, white and red. It's similar to France's - one has horizontal stripes, the other vertical.
Maldives
Mali

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Whose flag has a moon and a star?
U.S.
Britain
Turkey
Turkey has a red flag with a white moon and a star. The capital is Ankara, where they fly their flag high.

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Does Vatican City have a flag?
No. It's against Catholic practices
Yes, and it has a picture of Jesus on it
Yes, and it's yellow and white
The Vatican has a very unique and beautiful flag. It's yellow and white, and modeled on the flags of earlier Papal states.

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What's the nickname for the American flag?
Big Ben
Old Glory
Old Glory was a nickname that began in 1824. A man named William Driver in Massachusetts started it.
Joe

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What was Ireland's original color?
Kelly green
St. Patrick's blue
Before Ireland was associated with green, it had a St. Patrick's blue flag with a golden harp on it. This flag is still inuse, as the presidential flag.
Fuchsia

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