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Flag quiz - Central America and Caribbean

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Multiple choice question
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What country's flag is this?

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Honduras

El Salvador

Costa Rica

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Honduras

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This is the flag of Honduras.
Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), white, and blue, with five blue, five-pointed stars arranged in an X pattern centered in the white band; the stars represent the members of the former Federal Republic of Central America - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua; the blue bands symbolize the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; the white band represents the land between the two bodies of water and the peace and prosperity of its people.
note: similar to the flag of El Salvador, which features a round emblem encircled by the words REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR EN LA AMERICA CENTRAL centered in the white band; also similar to the flag of Nicaragua, which features a triangle encircled by the words REPUBLICA DE NICARAGUA on top and AMERICA CENTRAL on the bottom, centered in the white band.

Costa Rica

El Salvador

Saint Kitts and Nevis

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What country's flag is this?

Panama

Virgin Islands of the United States

Dominican Republic

Jamaica

Response:

Jamaica

Virgin Islands of the United States

Panama

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This is the flag of Panama.
Flag description: divided into four, equal rectangles; the top quadrants are white (hoist side) with a blue five-pointed star in the center and plain red; the bottom quadrants are plain blue (hoist side) and white with a red five-pointed star in the center; the blue and red colors are those of the main political parties (Conservatives and Liberals respectively) and the white denotes peace between them; the blue star stands for the civic virtues of purity and honesty, the red star signifies authority and law.

Dominican Republic

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What country's flag is this?

Virgin Islands of the United States

Costa Rica

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Honduras

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Costa Rica

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This is the flag of Costa Rica.
Flag description: five horizontal bands of blue (top), white, red (double width), white, and blue, with the coat of arms in a white elliptical disk toward the hoist side of the red band; Costa Rica retained the earlier blue-white-blue flag of Central America until 1848 when, in response to revolutionary activity in Europe, it was decided to incorporate the French colors into the national flag and a central red stripe was added; today the blue color is said to stand for the sky, opportunity, and perseverance, white denotes peace, happiness, and wisdom, while red represents the blood shed for freedom, as well as the generosity and vibrancy of the people.
note: somewhat resembles the flag of North Korea; similar to the flag of Thailand but with the blue and red colors reversed.

Virgin Islands of the United States

Honduras

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Multiple choice question
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What country's flag is this?

Trinidad and Tobago

Guatemala

Barbados

Jamaica

Response:

Jamaica

Trinidad and Tobago

Feedback:
This is the flag of Trinidad and Tobago.
Flag description: red with a white-edged black diagonal band from the upper hoist side to the lower fly side; the colors represent the elements of earth, water, and fire; black stands for the wealth of the land and the dedication of the people; white symbolizes the sea surrounding the islands, the purity of the country's aspirations, and equality; red symbolizes the warmth and energy of the sun, the vitality of the land, and the courage and friendliness of its people.

Guatemala

Barbados

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Multiple choice question
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What country's flag is this?

Montserrat

British Virgin Islands

Anguilla

Turks and Caicos Islands

Response:

British Virgin Islands

Montserrat

Feedback:
This is the flag of Montserrat (UK).
Flag description: blue, with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Montserratian coat of arms centered in the outer half of the flag; the arms feature a woman in green dress, Erin, the female personification of Ireland, standing beside a yellow harp and embracing a large dark cross with her right arm; Erin and the harp are symbols of Ireland reflecting the territory's Irish ancestry; blue represents awareness, trustworthiness, determination, and righteousness.

Turks and Caicos Islands

Anguilla