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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 Barthélemy

Barbados

Montserrat

Turks and Caicos Islands

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Montserrat

Saint Barthélemy

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).

Turks and Caicos Islands

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What country's flag is this?

Virgin Islands of the United States

Panama

Dominican Republic

Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Virgin Islands of the United States

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This is the flag of Virgin Islands of the United States .
Flag description: white field with a modified US coat of arms in the center between the large blue initials V and I; the coat of arms shows a yellow eagle holding an olive branch in its right talon and three arrows in the left with a superimposed shield of seven red and six white vertical stripes below a blue panel; white is a symbol of purity, the letters stand for the Virgin Islands.

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Panama

Dominican Republic

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Multiple choice question
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What country's flag is this?

Cuba

Puerto Rico

Nicaragua

Montserrat

Response:

Puerto Rico

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This is the flag of Puerto Rico.
Flag description: five equal horizontal bands of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; a blue isosceles triangle based on the hoist side bears a large, white, five-pointed star in the center; the white star symbolizes Puerto Rico; the three sides of the triangle signify the executive, legislative and judicial parts of the government; blue stands for the sky and the coastal waters; red symbolizes the blood shed by warriors, while white represents liberty, victory, and peace.
note: design initially influenced by the US flag, but similar to the Cuban flag, with the colors of the bands and triangle reversed.

Montserrat

Cuba

Nicaragua

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Multiple choice question
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What country's flag is this?

Cuba

Dominica

Sint Maarten

El Salvador

Response:

Sint Maarten

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This is the flag of Sint Maarten.
Flag description: two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and blue with a white isosceles triangle based on the hoist side; the center of the triangle displays the Sint Maarten coat of arms; the arms consist of an orange-bordered blue shield prominently displaying the white court house in Philipsburg, as well as a bouquet of yellow sage (the national flower) in the upper left, and the silhouette of a Dutch-French friendship monument in the upper right; the shield is surmounted by a yellow rising sun in front of which is a Brown Pelican in flight; a yellow scroll below the shield bears the motto: SEMPER PROGREDIENS (Always Progressing); the three main colors are identical to those on the Dutch flag.
note: the flag somewhat resembles that of the Philippines, but with the main red and blue bands reversed; the banner more closely evokes the wartime Philippine flag.

Cuba

Dominica

El Salvador

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What country's flag is this?

Honduras

Costa Rica

Virgin Islands of the United States

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Response:

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.

Honduras

Virgin Islands of the United States

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines