National Flags

Test your knowledge of flags from around the world.
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#1  Buttons  20 seconds

Every nation in the world has a flag with four sides. True or False?

False

True

Nepal has a flag that consists of two triangles - it is the only country whose flag is not a square or rectangle.

#2  Buttons  20 seconds

This is the oldest, most consistently used national flag in the world. Which country's flag is this?

Denmark

Greenland

Switzerland

Liberia

The Denmark flag was designed in 1219 and has remain unchanged since.

#3  Type answer  30 seconds

The use of the star and crescent image is most commonly thought of as a symbol to represent what religion?

Islam

Muslim

Muslims

Islamic

However, many Muslims reject using the star and crescent as a symbol of Islamic faith.

#4  Buttons  20 seconds

Switzerland is the only square national flag in the world. True or False?

False

True

Vatican City's national flag is the second and only other flag with four sides of equal length.

#5  Buttons  20 seconds

Which nations are the only two nations in the world to have the color purple on their national flag?

Nicaragua & Dominica

Honduras & South Korea

Yemen & Oman

Ethiopia & Eritrea

Throughout history, purple dye has always been expensive and difficult to get ahold of.

#6  Buttons  20 seconds

Which nation does this flag represent?

Japan

Greenland

Tunisia

Bangledesh

Known as the “Land of the rising sun”, Japan's flag design has a circle to represent the sun.

#7  Buttons  20 seconds

There are only four flags in the world that feature firearms. True or False?

True

False

Mozambique, Guatemala, Haiti, and Bolivia are the only nations to use an image of a firearm on their flag.

#8  Buttons  20 seconds

These flags are nearly identical, what two nations do these flags belong to?

Australia & New Zealand

Australia & UK

In 1984, the Prime Minister of Australia was greeted with the flag of New Zealand on a state visit to Canada.

#9  Buttons  20 seconds

This is the national flag of the Philippines, what happens to it when the country is at war?

It is flown upside down

Nothing happens

It is flown at quarter mast

It is flown from the opposite side

When the country is at war the flag is flown upside down in order for the red stripe to be on top.

#10  Buttons  20 seconds

Adopted on July 9, 2010, this is the newest flag in the world

South Sudan

Malawi

Sudan

Kuwait

The flag was designed in 2005 but it was not made official until South Sudan gained independence in 2011.
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