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The Meaning Behind The Flag Quiz

Why is the stripe red? What do those stars mean? What does the circle symbolise? Think you know, then play now! 17 Questions.

 
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What do people believe the nine stripes on the Greek flag represent?

  • Goddesses of Art
  • Greek Mathematicians
  • Olympian Gods
  • Greek Emperers

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What is the green stripe said to represent on the flag of Italy?

  • Grapes
  • Vineyard
  • Land
  • Pesto

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What year does the UK flag date from?

  • 1603
  • 1604
  • 1605
  • 1606

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What do the colours of the German flag represent?

  • School uniform
  • Soldier uniform
  • Traditional wedding colours
  • Government uniform

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What were the two countries that Norway was once united with and who's flags inspired Norway's?

  • Sweden and Finland
  • Denmark and Germany
  • Sweden and Denmark
  • Denmark and Finland

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When did Rwanda introduce their new flag?

  • 2012
  • 2002
  • 1992
  • 1982

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Who saw a yellow cross in the blue sky and decided to make this the design for Sweden's flag?

  • Eric the Victorious
  • Emund the Old
  • Inge the Younger
  • Eric the Holy

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On the flag of Japan, the big, red circle represents what?

  • The moon
  • The eye
  • The heart
  • The sun

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According to legend, the Danish flag fell from the sky during a battle with who in 1219?

  • Belarus
  • Lithuania
  • Lativia
  • Estonia

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The four shields in the centre of the Spanish flag commemorate the four ancient kingdoms of Spain. These are Castile (castle), Léon (lion) and what?

  • Aragon (stripes) and Navarre (chains)
  • Amarillo (yellow) and Navarre (chains)
  • Aragon (stripes) and Dragón (dragon)
  • Dragón (dragon) and Amarillo (yellow)

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From what tree is the leaf from in the middle of Canada's flag?

  • Oak
  • Birch
  • Maple
  • Fir

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The white cross on the Swiss flag represents what?

  • Hospitality
  • Education
  • Christianity
  • Politics

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What does the large star represent on the Chinese flag?

  • Communist party
  • Revolution
  • Sun
  • God

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The Australian flag has five small stars to represent what constellation?

  • Northern Cross
  • Eastern Cross
  • Southern Cross
  • Western Cross

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The saffron (orange) stripe symbolises what on the Indian flag?

  • Bravery
  • Knowledge
  • Purity
  • Spirituality

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How many stars and stripes combined are there on the US flag?

  • 63
  • 62
  • 61
  • 60

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Some believe the Irish flag is an attempt to reconcile who?

  • The people and the government
  • Rovers and Bohemians FC's
  • Catholics and Protestants
  • Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

 

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