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Flag quiz - North America/South America

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What country's flag is this?

Falkland Islands

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Bermuda

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Falkland Islands

Bermuda

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

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This is the flag of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
Flag description: blue, with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands coat of arms centered on the outer half of the flag; the coat of arms features a shield with a golden lion rampant, holding a torch; the shield is supported by a fur seal on the left and a Macaroni penguin on the right; a reindeer appears above the crest, and below the shield on a scroll is the motto LEO TERRAM PROPRIAM PROTEGAT (Let the Lion Protect its Own Land)); the lion with the torch represents the UK and discovery; the background of the shield, blue and white estoiles, are found in the coat of arms of James Cook, discoverer of the islands; all the outer supporting animals represented are native to the islands.

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

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What country's flag is this?

Guyana

Bolivia

Uruguay

Ecuador

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Ecuador

Uruguay

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This is the flag of Uruguay.
Flag description: nine equal horizontal stripes of white (top and bottom) alternating with blue; a white square in the upper hoist-side corner with a yellow sun bearing a human face known as the Sun of May with 16 rays that alternate between triangular and wavy; the stripes represent the nine original departments of Uruguay; the sun symbol evokes the legend of the sun breaking through the clouds on 25 May 1810 as independence was first declared from Spain (Uruguay subsequently won its independence from Brazil).
note: the banner was inspired by the national colors of Argentina and by the design of the US flag.

Guyana

Bolivia

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What country's flag is this?

Brazil

Venezuela

Chile

Peru

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Brazil

Chile

Peru

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This is the flag of Peru.
Flag description: three equal, vertical bands of red (hoist side), white, and red with the coat of arms centered in the white band; the coat of arms features a shield bearing a vicuna (representing fauna), a cinchona tree (the source of quinine, signifying flora), and a yellow cornucopia spilling out coins (denoting mineral wealth); red recalls blood shed for independence, white symbolizes peace.

Venezuela

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What country's flag is this?

United States

Canada

Colombia

Paraguay

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United States

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This is the flag of United States.
Flag description: 13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; there is a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternating with rows of five stars; the 50 stars represent the 50 states, the 13 stripes represent the 13 original colonies; the blue stands for loyalty, devotion, truth, justice, and friendship; red symbolizes courage, zeal, and fervency, while white denotes purity and rectitude of conduct; commonly referred to by its nickname of Old Glory.
note: the design and colors have been the basis for a number of other flags, including Chile, Liberia, Malaysia, and Puerto Rico.

Colombia

Paraguay

Canada

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What country's flag is this?

Suriname

Ecuador

Argentina

Paraguay

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Paraguay

Suriname

Ecuador

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This is the flag of Ecuador.
Flag description: three horizontal bands of yellow (top, double width), blue, and red with the coat of arms superimposed at the center of the flag; the flag retains the three main colors of the banner of Gran Columbia, the South American republic that broke up in 1830; the yellow color represents sunshine, grain, and mineral wealth, blue the sky, sea, and rivers, and red the blood of patriots spilled in the struggle for freedom and justice.
note: similar to the flag of Colombia, which is shorter and does not bear a coat of arms.

Argentina