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Flag quiz - Central America and Caribbean

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What country's flag is this?

Panama

Virgin Islands of the United States

Jamaica

Dominican Republic

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Virgin Islands of the United States

Jamaica

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?

Montserrat

Cuba

Nicaragua

Puerto Rico

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Cuba

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

Nicaragua

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What country's flag is this?

Trinidad and Tobago

Aruba

Curaçao

Antigua and Barbuda

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Antigua and Barbuda

Trinidad and Tobago

Aruba

Curaçao

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This is the flag of Curaçao.
Flag description: on a blue field a horizontal yellow band somewhat below the center divides the flag into proportions of 5:1:2; two five-pointed white stars - the smaller above and to the left of the larger - appear in the canton; the blue of the upper and lower sections symbolizes the sky and sea respectively; yellow represents the sun; the stars symbolize Curacao and its uninhabited smaller sister island of Klein Curacao; the five star points signify the five continents from which Curacao's people derive.
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What country's flag is this?

Dominican Republic

Grenada

Panama

Aruba

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Dominican Republic

Aruba

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This is the flag of Aruba.
Flag description: blue, with two narrow, horizontal, yellow stripes across the lower portion and a red, four-pointed star outlined in white in the upper hoist-side corner; the star represents Aruba and its red soil and white beaches, its four points the four major languages (Papiamento, Dutch, Spanish, English) as well as the four points of a compass, to indicate that its inhabitants come from all over the world; the blue symbolizes Caribbean waters and skies; the stripes represent the island's two main "industries": the flow of tourists to the sun-drenched beaches and the flow of minerals from the earth.

Grenada

Panama

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What country's flag is this?

Curaçao

Guatemala

Antigua and Barbuda

Panama

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Guatemala

Curaçao

Antigua and Barbuda

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This is the flag of Antigua and Barbuda.
Flag description: red, with an inverted isosceles triangle based on the top edge of the flag; the triangle contains three horizontal bands of black (top), light blue, and white, with a yellow rising sun in the black band; the sun symbolizes the dawn of a new era, black represents the African heritage of most of the population, blue is for hope, and red is for the dynamism of the people; the "V" stands for victory; the successive yellow, blue, and white coloring is also meant to evoke the country's tourist attractions of sun, sea, and sand.

Panama