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Whose Flag Is It, Anyway? Trivia Quiz


With a picture and a line of trivia, identify what country the flag belongs to or what is represented on the flag.

A photo quiz by pennie1478. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
pennie1478
Time
4 mins
Type
Photo Quiz
Quiz #
364,045
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
2113
Last 3 plays: Guest 106 (8/10), Guest 98 (8/10), Guest 84 (10/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. Is this the national flag of Greece?


Question 2 of 10
2. The colors of the Australian flag match the colors of the flag of which of the following four countries? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. What country has adopted the only non-quadrilateral flag? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Bordered in gold, Sri Lanka's flag holds a lion that represents what? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. The Bhutanese flag contains the colors orange and yellow, plus a white dragon. In their country, which color stands for civil tradition?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 6 of 10
6. What country claimed this flag as theirs in 1972? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. What country does this flag belong to? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. The yellow crescent on the blue canton in the Malaysian flag represents what Malaysian religion? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. In the Maldives flag, what does the color green symbolize? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. On the Pakistan flag, what does the crescent moon represent? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Is this the national flag of Greece?

Answer: Yes

The flag of Greece has nine stripes on it. Five of the stripes are blue and four of the stripes are white. The nine stripes symbolize several different things in Greece. The stripes could symbolize the nine muses of art and civilization or the number of Greek letters in the word freedom.

In the upper right hand corner of the flag, a white cross on a blue background represents Eastern Orthodox Christianity, the main religion in Greece. The flag was adopted by Greece on December 22, 1978 and considered the national flag and ensign of Greece.
2. The colors of the Australian flag match the colors of the flag of which of the following four countries?

Answer: United States

The Australian flag contains the same colors as the flag of the United States - red, white and blue. Australia adopted its flag on September 3, 1901. The seven pointed star below the Union flag is the Commonwealth star. The five smaller stars out from it represent the Southern Cross, which is an emblem for Australia.

The flag of Canada is red and white with a maple leaf in the center. The flag of Spain is red and yellow and also incorporates the Spanish coat of arms, while that of Brazil is green and yellow with a blue circle in the center.
3. What country has adopted the only non-quadrilateral flag?

Answer: Nepal

The Nepalese flag is the only non-quadrilateral flag. It is shaped like two pennants hooked together. The red is the color of the country's state flower, the rhododendron. The blue border is for peace. The emblems used to have faces until 1962. The flag's shape is described in detail in the Nepalese constitution.
4. Bordered in gold, Sri Lanka's flag holds a lion that represents what?

Answer: Courage

The Sri Lankan flag was adopted by the country in 1950 when the Right Honorable Don Stephen Senanayake was Prime Minister. The yellow border of the flag represents unity of the people; the green stripe represents the Muslim and Moorish faith; and the orange represents the Tamil ethnicity.

The four bo leaves represent the four virtues, while the lion represents strength and bravery of the Sri Lankan nation and the Sinhalese ethnicity. The Kastane sword in the lion's hand represents the sovereignty and braveness of the Sri Lankan people.
5. The Bhutanese flag contains the colors orange and yellow, plus a white dragon. In their country, which color stands for civil tradition?

Answer: yellow

The Bhutanese flag was designed by Mayum Choying Wangmo Dorji. A design was finalized in 1972. The white dragon on the flag is the Thunder Dragon of Bhutanese mythology, while the two other colors on the flag are orange and yellow. Orange represents the spiritual traditions of Bhutan while yellow represents civil traditions.

The white dragon is placed in the center of the orange and yellow as a representation of both civil and spiritual traditions being followed in Bhutan. The jewels that the dragon holds in both hands represents the wealth of Bhutan.
6. What country claimed this flag as theirs in 1972?

Answer: Bangladesh

The Bangladesh flag was adopted on January 17, 1972, and was designed by Quamrul Hassan. The green border of the flag represents the lush land of Bangladesh. According to the Bangladesh government, the flag color is bottle green. The red represents the blood of those who died in the fight for independence. According to the Bangladesh government, the red dot's radius is one-fifth the length of the flag.
7. What country does this flag belong to?

Answer: Afghanistan

When Afghanistan became independent, it adopted an all black flag, but later went back to the Moslem colors of black, red, and green. This Afghanistan flag was adopted on January 4, 2004. The black represents the 19th century area of Afghanistan that was independent.

The green represents hope and prosperity, and the red represents the blood shed on Afghan ground. The emblem in the middle of the Afghanistan flag has a mosque with a mihrab that faces Mecca. The Afghanistan flag is known as the king's flag.

Inside the emblem, it says 'There is no god, but Allah and Mohammed is His prophet and Allah is great'. On the bottom side of the emblem is the date 'Afghanistan 1298'.
8. The yellow crescent on the blue canton in the Malaysian flag represents what Malaysian religion?

Answer: Islam

The flag of Malaysia is better known as "Stripes of Glory". There are fourteen stripes with a blue canton holding a gold crescent and fourteen point star. The stripes represent the thirteen equal states and the federal government. The yellow star represents the unity that the states and federal government have.

The crescent represents the religion of Islam which is practiced in Malaysia. The yellow coloring of the star and crescent is the royal color of the Malaysian rulers. The flag was designed by Mohamed Hamzah and adopted on May 26, 1950.
9. In the Maldives flag, what does the color green symbolize?

Answer: Peace

The Maldives flag is red with a green rectangle in the center. Inside the green rectangle is a crescent shape. The red in the flag symbolizes the boldness of the nation's heroes. The green rectangle represents the peace and prosperity of the Maldive people and the white crescent represents a state of unified Islamic faith. The national flag of the Maldives is also the merchant flag.
10. On the Pakistan flag, what does the crescent moon represent?

Answer: Progress

The Pakistan flag was adopted on August 11, 1947 and became the official flag of Pakistan on the fourteenth of the month. It was designed by Amiruddin Kidwai. The color green is known as Pakistan green, darker than dark green. The color represents Islam.

The white stripe represents religious minorities. The crescent represents progress while the star represents light. Pakistan only has five days a year that the public is allowed to display the flag.
Source: Author pennie1478

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