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Flag quiz - Central America and Caribbean

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What country's flag is this?

Cayman Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands

British Virgin Islands

Grenada

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Cayman Islands

British Virgin Islands

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This is the flag of British Virgin Islands .
Flag description: blue, with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Virgin Islander coat of arms centered in the outer half of the flag; the coat of arms depicts a woman flanked on either side by a vertical column of six oil lamps above a scroll bearing the Latin word VIGILATE (Be Watchful); the islands were named by COLUMBUS in 1493 in honor of Saint Ursula and her 11 virgin followers (some sources say 11,000) who reputedly were martyred by the Huns in the 4th or 5th century; the figure on the banner holding a lamp represents the saint, the other lamps symbolize her followers.

Turks and Caicos Islands

Grenada

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What country's flag is this?

Montserrat

Barbados

Turks and Caicos Islands

Saint Barthélemy

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Turks and Caicos Islands

Barbados

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This is the flag of Barbados.
Flag description: three equal vertical bands of blue (hoist side), gold, and blue with the head of a black trident centered on the gold band; the band colors represent the blue of the sea and sky and the gold of the beaches; the trident head represents independence and a break with the past (the colonial coat of arms contained a complete trident).

Saint Barthélemy

Montserrat

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What country's flag is this?

Honduras

Saint Kitts and Nevis

El Salvador

Costa Rica

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Saint Kitts and Nevis

Costa Rica

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.

El Salvador

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What country's flag is this?

Saint Lucia

Belize

Guatemala

Puerto Rico

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Guatemala

Belize

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This is the flag of Belize.
Flag description: blue with a narrow red stripe along the top and the bottom edges; centered is a large white disk bearing the coat of arms; the coat of arms features a shield flanked by two workers in front of a mahogany tree with the related motto SUB UMBRA FLOREO (I Flourish in the Shade) on a scroll at the bottom, all encircled by a green garland of 50 mahogany leaves; the colors are those of the two main political parties: blue for the PUP and red for the UDP; various elements of the coat of arms - the figures, the tools, the mahogany tree, and the garland of leaves - recall the logging industry that led to British settlement of Belize.
note: Belize's flag is the only national flag that depicts human beings; two British overseas territories, Montserrat and the British Virgin Islands, also depict humans.

Saint Lucia

Puerto Rico

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What country's flag is this?

Barbados

Trinidad and Tobago

Jamaica

Guatemala

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Barbados

Trinidad and Tobago

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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

Jamaica