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Black, Blue, Green, Red, Yellow Quiz


Each national flag should share at least one color with the rings on the Olympic Flag (black, blue, green, red or yellow). Match the country name with the color appearing on its flag.

A matching quiz by bernie73. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
bernie73
Time
3 mins
Type
Match Quiz
Quiz #
397,524
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
318
(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
QuestionsChoices
1. Austria  
  Yellow
2. Belgium  
  Blue
3. Bhutan  
  Green
4. Greece  
  Black (plus yellow and green)
5. Jamaica  
  Yellow (and Blue)
6. Nigeria  
  Blue
7. Saudi Arabia  
  Red
8. Somalia  
  Green
9. Tonga  
  Black (plus yellow and red)
10. Ukraine  
  Red





Select each answer

1. Austria
2. Belgium
3. Bhutan
4. Greece
5. Jamaica
6. Nigeria
7. Saudi Arabia
8. Somalia
9. Tonga
10. Ukraine

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Austria

Answer: Red

The Austrian flag consists of red bands on the top and bottom of the flag, separated by a white band in the middle. It is based on the coat of arms of the Babenberg dynasty which ruled parts of Austria in the Middle Ages. The capital of Austria is Vienna. It has a size of about 32,000 square miles and a population (2018 est.) of about 8.9 million people.

Austria competed in all Olympic games of the 20th century with the exception of the 1920 Summer Olympics. The Austrian town of Innsbruck hosted both the 1964 and the 1976 Winter Olympics. Austria has won in excess of 100 medals in the sport of Alpine Skiing.
2. Belgium

Answer: Black (plus yellow and red)

The flag of Belgium is made up of vertical bands of black, yellow (or gold), and red. The colors are taken from the coat of arms for the Duchy of Brabant whose borders are contained within Belgium. The capital of Belgium is Brussels. Belgium covers an area of about 12,000 square miles and has a population (2018 census) of about 11.4 million people.

Belgium participated in most of the Olympic Games of the 20th century, hosting the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. The 1920 Olympics were successful for the Belgium team which won 36 medals: 14 gold, 11 silver and 11 bronze.
3. Bhutan

Answer: Yellow

Bhutan's flag is made up of a yellow triangle on the upper left side and an orange triangle on the lower right side. Sitting on the diagonal line between the two colors is a white dragon, the Druk or thunder dragon. The Bhutanese flag was introduced in the 1940s. The capital of Bhutan is Thimphu. Bhutan covers an area of about 14,800 square miles and contains (2017 census) about 730,000 people.

Bhutan's first appearance in the Olympics was at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. In its first few Olympics, Bhutan fielded relatively small teams that focused on the archery event. In 2012, Kunzang Choden also competed in the Women's 10 m air rifle event.
4. Greece

Answer: Blue

The Greek flag has nine horizontal stripes, alternating blue and white. The upper left corner of the flag has a blue canton with a white cross. It is suggested that the blue and white represent the sky and sea. The capital of Greece is Athens. Greece covers an area of about 50,900 square miles and has a population of about (2017 estimate) 10.8 million.

The city of Athens has hosted the 1896 and 2004 Summer Olympics as well as the 1906 Intercalated Games. 1896 was a highly successful Olympics for Greece which won 10 gold medals, 17 silver medals, and 19 bronze medals. Spyridon Louis won a gold medal in 1896 in the marathon for Greece.
5. Jamaica

Answer: Black (plus yellow and green)

The Jamaican flag consists of a gold (or yellow) saltire (x-shape). The upper and lower triangles of the flag are colored green and the right and left triangles of the flag are colored black. The capital of Jamaica is Kingston. Jamaica covers an area of about 4,200 square miles and has a population (2017 estimate) of about 2.9 million people.

Jamaica first competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. 77 of its first 78 medals have been in athletics (including many racing events) with the exception being a bronze medal in cycling in the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. Jamaica competed as part of the West Indies Federation Team in the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
6. Nigeria

Answer: Green

Nigeria's flag has two horizontal green bands flanking a white band. The green bands represent Nigeria's wealth and the white band represents peace. The capital of Nigeria is Abuja. Nigeria covers an area of about 357,000 square miles and has about (2019 estimate) 200,000,000 people.

Nigeria first competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. Nigeria won gold medals at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, GA, in Men's Football (Soccer) and Women's Long Jump. Nigeria's first appearance in the Winter Olympics was in 2018 in Pyongchang, South Korea.
7. Saudi Arabia

Answer: Green

The main color of the flag of Saudi Arabia is green. On the flag is a white sword with a statement writing in Arabic sitting above it. Translated into English, the statement reads "There is no god but Allah; Muhammad is the Messenger of God". The capital of Saudi Arabia is Riyadh. Saudi Arabia covers an area of about 830,000 square miles and has a population (2018 estimate) of about 33,000,000 people.

Saudi Arabia first appeared in the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. It won a silver medal and a bronze medal in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and a bronze medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
8. Somalia

Answer: Blue

Somalia's flag has a blue background and a five-pointed white star in the center. The flag was first adopted in 1954. The capital of Somalia is Mogadishu. Somalia has an area of about 246,000 square miles and a population (2017 estimate) of about 11,000,000 people.

Somalia first participated in the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. In its first several Olympic Games, Somalia typically had a small team with a focus on Athletic Events. Mo Farah, a British athlete of Somali descent, won gold medals in the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics.
9. Tonga

Answer: Red

The flag of Tonga features a red field. The upper left corner of the flag has a white canton with a red cross. The flag, which was adopted in 1875, is actually described as unchangeable by the country's constitution. The capital of Tonga is Nuku'alofa. Tonga has a land area of about 290 square miles and a population (2016 census) of about 101,000 people.

Tonga's first appearance in the Summer Olympics was in 1984 in Los Angeles, and in the Winter Olympics in 2014 (Sochi). Tonga's first medal in the Olympics was a silver medal for Paea Wolfgramm in the Super Heavyweight Division in Men's Boxing in the 1996 Summer Olympics.
10. Ukraine

Answer: Yellow (and Blue)

The flag of Ukraine is a horizontal band of blue at the top and a band of yellow at the bottom. These colors are adopted from the flag for the Kingdom of Galicia-Volhynia used in the 12th century. The capital of Ukraine is Kiev. Ukraine has an area of about 233,000 square miles and a population (2017 estimate) of about 42,400,000 people.

Ukraine began competing in the Olympics as an independent country in the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. Ukrainian athletes competed as part of the Russian Empire team (1912), the Soviet Union team (1952-1988), and the Unified Team (1992). Ukraine has won several medals (including gold medals) in Gymnastics since independence.
Source: Author bernie73

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