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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?

Brazil

Peru

Venezuela

Uruguay

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Brazil

Peru

Venezuela

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This is the flag of Venezuela.
Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of yellow (top), blue, and red with the coat of arms on the hoist side of the yellow band and an arc of eight white five-pointed stars centered in the blue band; the flag retains the three equal horizontal bands and three main colors of the banner of Gran Colombia, the South American republic that broke up in 1830; yellow is interpreted as standing for the riches of the land, blue for the courage of its people, and red for the blood shed in attaining independence; the seven stars on the original flag represented the seven provinces in Venezuela that united in the war of independence; in 2006, President Hugo CHAVEZ ordered an eighth star added to the star arc - a decision that sparked much controversy - to conform with the flag proclaimed by Simon Bolivar in 1827 and to represent the province of Guayana.

Uruguay

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What country's flag is this?

Greenland

Falkland Islands

Argentina

Ecuador

Response:

Falkland Islands

Greenland

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This is the flag of Greenland.
Flag description: two equal horizontal bands of white (top) and red with a large disk slightly to the hoist side of center - the top half of the disk is red, the bottom half is white; the design represents the sun reflecting off a field of ice; the colors are the same as those of the Danish flag and symbolize Greenland's links to the Kingdom of Denmark.

Ecuador

Argentina

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What country's flag is this?

Bolivia

Ecuador

Clipperton Island

Greenland

Response:

Ecuador

Greenland

Clipperton Island

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.
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What country's flag is this?

Paraguay

Mexico

Suriname

Colombia

Response:

Suriname

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This is the flag of Suriname.
Flag description: five horizontal bands of green (top, double width), white, red (quadruple width), white, and green (double width); a large, yellow, five-pointed star is centered in the red band; red stands for progress and love; green symbolizes hope and fertility; white signifies peace, justice, and freedom; the star represents the unity of all ethnic groups; from its yellow light the nation draws strength to bear sacrifices patiently while working toward a golden future.

Colombia

Paraguay

Mexico

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What country's flag is this?

Chile

Bermuda

Paraguay

Tuvalu

Response:

Tuvalu

Paraguay

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.

Chile