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Flag quiz - North America/South America

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What country's flag is this?

Brazil

Ecuador

Guyana

Uruguay

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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)

Uruguay

Ecuador

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What country's flag is this?

Bermuda

Falkland Islands

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

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Bermuda

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

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.

Falkland Islands

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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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Bermuda

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Falkland Islands

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This is the flag of Falkland Islands.
Flag description: blue with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Falkland Island coat of arms centered on the outer half of the flag; the coat of arms contains a white ram (sheep raising was once the major economic activity) above the sailing ship Desire (whose crew discovered the islands) with a scroll at the bottom bearing the motto DESIRE THE RIGHT.

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

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What country's flag is this?

Mexico

Chile

Bermuda

Peru

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Bermuda

Chile

Mexico

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This is the flag of Mexico.
Flag description: three equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), white, and red; Mexico's coat of arms (an eagle with a snake in its beak perched on a cactus) is centered in the white band; green signifies hope, joy, and love; white represents peace and honesty; red stands for hardiness, bravery, strength, and valor; the coat of arms is derived from a legend that the wandering Aztec people were to settle at a location where they would see an eagle on a cactus eating a snake; the city they founded, Tenochtitlan, is now Mexico City.
note: similar to the flag of Italy, which is shorter, uses lighter shades of red and green, and does not have anything in its white band.

Peru

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What country's flag is this?

Bermuda

Tuvalu

Chile

Paraguay

Response:

Paraguay

Tuvalu

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.