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Flag quiz - Central America and Caribbean

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What country's flag is this?

Cayman Islands

Costa Rica

Belize

Turks and Caicos Islands

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Cayman Islands

Belize

Turks and Caicos Islands

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This is the flag of Turks and Caicos Islands .
Flag description: blue, with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the colonial shield centered on the outer half of the flag; the shield is yellow and displays a conch shell, a spiny lobster, and Turks Head cactus - three common elements of the islands' biota.

Costa Rica

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What country's flag is this?

El Salvador

Nicaragua

Guatemala

Bahamas

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Guatemala

Nicaragua

Bahamas

El Salvador

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This is the flag of El Salvador.
Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), white, and blue with the national coat of arms centered in the white band; the coat of arms features a round emblem encircled by the words REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR EN LA AMERICA CENTRAL; the banner is based on the former blue-white-blue flag of the Federal Republic of Central America; the blue bands symbolize the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, while the white band represents the land between the two bodies of water, as well as peace and prosperity.
note: similar to the flag of Nicaragua, which has a different coat of arms centered in the white band - it features a triangle encircled by the words REPUBLICA DE NICARAGUA on top and AMERICA CENTRAL on the bottom; also similar to the flag of Honduras, which has five blue stars arranged in an X pattern centered in the white band.
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What country's flag is this?

Curaçao

Cuba

Costa Rica

Haiti

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Curaçao

Costa Rica

Haiti

Cuba

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This is the flag of Cuba.
Flag description: five equal horizontal bands of blue (top, center, and bottom) alternating with white; a red equilateral triangle based on the hoist side bears a white, five-pointed star in the center; the blue bands refer to the three old divisions of the island: central, occidental, and oriental; the white bands describe the purity of the independence ideal; the triangle symbolizes liberty, equality, and fraternity, while the red color stands for the blood shed in the independence struggle; the white star, called La Estrella Solitaria (the Lone Star) lights the way to freedom and was taken from the flag of Texas.
note: design similar to the Puerto Rican flag, with the colors of the bands and triangle reversed.
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What country's flag is this?

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Panama

Saint Lucia

Costa Rica

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Costa Rica

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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This is the flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Flag description: three vertical bands of blue (hoist side), gold (double width), and green; the gold band bears three green diamonds arranged in a V pattern, which stands for Vincent; the diamonds recall the islands as the "Gems of the Antilles"; blue conveys the colors of a tropical sky and crystal waters, yellow signifies the golden Grenadine sands, and green represents lush vegetation.

Saint Lucia

Panama

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What country's flag is this?

Montserrat

Trinidad and Tobago

Belize

Guatemala

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Trinidad and Tobago

Guatemala

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This is the flag of Guatemala.
Flag description: three equal vertical bands of light blue (hoist side), white, and light blue, with the coat of arms centered in the white band; the coat of arms includes a green and red quetzal (the national bird) representing liberty and a scroll bearing the inscription LIBERTAD 15 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 1821 (the original date of independence from Spain) all superimposed on a pair of crossed rifles signifying Guatemala's willingness to defend itself and a pair of crossed swords representing honor and framed by a laurel wreath symbolizing victory; the blue bands stand for the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea and the sea and sky; the white band denotes peace and purity.

Belize

Montserrat