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Flag quiz - Central America and Caribbean

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What country's flag is this?

El Salvador

Costa Rica

Honduras

Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Saint Kitts and Nevis

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

Costa Rica

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What country's flag is this?

Saint Barthélemy

Turks and Caicos Islands

Montserrat

Barbados

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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).

Montserrat

Turks and Caicos Islands

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What country's flag is this?

Antigua and Barbuda

Grenada

Trinidad and Tobago

Saint Kitts and Nevis

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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?

Haiti

Cuba

Costa Rica

Curaçao

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Haiti

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.
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What country's flag is this?

Grenada

Dominican Republic

Aruba

Panama

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Grenada

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.

Panama

Dominican Republic