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Flag quiz - North America/South America

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Multiple choice question
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What country's flag is this?

Paraguay

Suriname

Ecuador

Argentina

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Paraguay

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.

Suriname

Argentina

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What country's flag is this?

Guyana

Ecuador

Uruguay

Brazil

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Uruguay

Ecuador

Guyana

Brazil

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This is the flag of Brazil.
Flag description: green with a large yellow diamond in the center bearing a blue celestial globe with 27 white five-pointed stars; the globe has a white equatorial band with the motto ORDEM E PROGRESSO (Order and Progress); the current flag was inspired by the banner of the former Empire of Brazil (1822-1889); on the imperial flag, the green represented the House of Braganza of Pedro I, the first Emperor of Brazil, while the yellow stood for the Habsburg Family of his wife; on the modern flag the green represents the forests of the country and the yellow rhombus its mineral wealth; the blue circle and stars, which replaced the coat of arms of the original flag, depict the sky over Rio de Janeiro on the morning of 15 November 1889 - the day the Republic of Brazil was declared; the number of stars has changed with the creation of new states and has risen from an original 21 to the current 27 (one for each state and the Federal District)
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What country's flag is this?

Brazil

Chile

Peru

Venezuela

Response:

Brazil

Venezuela

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.

Chile

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Multiple choice question
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What country's flag is this?

Paraguay

Bermuda

Chile

Tuvalu

Response:

Chile

Bermuda

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This is the flag of Bermuda.
Flag description: red, with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Bermudian coat of arms (a white shield with a red lion standing on a green grassy field holding a scrolled shield showing the sinking of the ship Sea Venture off Bermuda in 1609) centered on the outer half of the flag; it was the shipwreck of the vessel, filled with English colonists originally bound for Virginia, that led to settling of Bermuda.
note: the flag is unusual in that it is only British overseas territory that uses a red ensign, all others use blue.

Tuvalu

Paraguay

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Multiple choice question
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What country's flag is this?

Colombia

Chile

Paraguay

Argentina

Response:

Chile

Colombia

Feedback:
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