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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?

Canada

Colombia

Paraguay

United States

Response:

Paraguay

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.

Canada

Colombia

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What country's flag is this?

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Bermuda

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Falkland Islands

Response:

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?

Bolivia

Ecuador

Guyana

Uruguay

Response:

Bolivia

Guyana

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.

Ecuador

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What country's flag is this?

Peru

Venezuela

Chile

Brazil

Response:

Venezuela

Brazil

Chile

Peru

Feedback:
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.
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What country's flag is this?

Ecuador

Suriname

Argentina

Paraguay

Response:

Argentina

Ecuador

Feedback:
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.

Paraguay

Suriname