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Flag quiz - North America/South America

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Question:

Multiple choice question
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What country's flag is this?

Paraguay

Colombia

Argentina

Chile

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Chile

Colombia

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This is the flag of Colombia.
Flag description: three horizontal bands of yellow (top, double-width), blue, and red; the flag retains the three main colors of the banner of Gran Colombia, the short-lived South American republic that broke up in 1830; various interpretations of the colors exist and include: yellow for the gold in Colombia's land, blue for the seas on its shores, and red for the blood spilled in attaining freedom; alternatively, the colors have been described as representing more elemental concepts such as sovereignty and justice (yellow), loyalty and vigilance (blue), and valor and generosity (red); or simply the principles of liberty, equality, and fraternity.
note: similar to the flag of Ecuador, which is longer and bears the Ecuadorian coat of arms superimposed in the center.

Argentina

Paraguay

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Multiple choice question
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What country's flag is this?

Falkland Islands

Venezuela

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Guyana

Response:

Falkland Islands

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Feedback:
This is the flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France).
Flag description: a yellow three-masted sailing ship facing the hoist side rides on a blue background with scattered, white, wavy lines under the ship; a continuous black-over-white wavy line divides the ship from the white wavy lines; on the hoist side, a vertical band is divided into three parts: the top part (called ikkurina) is red with a green diagonal cross extending to the corners overlaid by a white cross dividing the rectangle into four sections; the middle part has a white background with an ermine pattern; the third part has a red background with two stylized yellow lions outlined in black, one above the other; these three heraldic arms represent settlement by colonists from the Basque Country (top), Brittany, and Normandy; the blue on the main portion of the flag symbolizes the Atlantic Ocean and the stylized ship represents the Grande Hermine in which Jacques Cartier "discovered" the islands in 1536.
note: the flag of France used for official occasions.

Venezuela

Guyana

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Multiple choice question
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What country's flag is this?

Ecuador

Bolivia

Greenland

Clipperton Island

Response:

Bolivia

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This is the flag of Bolivia.
Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of red (top), yellow, and green with the coat of arms centered on the yellow band; red stands for bravery and the blood of national heroes, yellow for the nation's mineral resources, and green for the fertility of the land.
note: similar to the flag of Ghana, which has a large black five-pointed star centered in the yellow band; in 2009, a presidential decree made it mandatory for a so-called wiphala - a square, multi-colored flag representing the country's indigenous peoples - to be used alongside the traditional flag.

Greenland

Ecuador

Clipperton Island

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Multiple choice question
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What country's flag is this?

Bolivia

Ecuador

Guyana

Uruguay

Response:

Ecuador

Guyana

Bolivia

Uruguay

Feedback:
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.
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Multiple choice question
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What country's flag is this?

Canada

Suriname

United States

Colombia

Response:

Canada

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This is the flag of Canada.
Flag description: two vertical bands of red (hoist and fly side, half width) with white square between them; an 11-pointed red maple leaf is centered in the white square; the maple leaf has long been a Canadian symbol; the official colors of Canada are red and white.

United States

Suriname

Colombia