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Flag quiz - Central America and Caribbean

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What country's flag is this?

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Trinidad and Tobago

Antigua and Barbuda

Grenada

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Trinidad and Tobago

Grenada

Saint Kitts and Nevis

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This is the flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Flag description: divided diagonally from the lower hoist side by a broad black band bearing two white, five-pointed stars; the black band is edged in yellow; the upper triangle is green, the lower triangle is red; green signifies the island's fertility, red symbolizes the struggles of the people from slavery, yellow denotes year-round sunshine, and black represents the African heritage of the people; the white stars stand for the islands of Saint Kitts and Nevis, but can also express hope and liberty, or independence and optimism.

Antigua and Barbuda

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What country's flag is this?

Turks and Caicos Islands

Montserrat

Barbados

Saint Barthélemy

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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

Turks and Caicos Islands

Montserrat

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What country's flag is this?

Turks and Caicos Islands

British Virgin Islands

Grenada

Cayman Islands

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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.

Grenada

Cayman Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands

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What country's flag is this?

Puerto Rico

Sint Maarten

Nicaragua

Guatemala

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Puerto Rico

Nicaragua

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This is the flag of Nicaragua.
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 triangle encircled by the words REPUBLICA DE NICARAGUA on the top and AMERICA CENTRAL on the bottom; 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.
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 Honduras, which has five blue stars arranged in an X pattern centered in the white band.

Sint Maarten

Guatemala

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What country's flag is this?

Curaçao

Cuba

Costa Rica

Haiti

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Curaçao

Costa Rica

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.

Haiti