A Fun Quiz About Flags

Many of us are sitting at home, hanging out with our families, binge-watching Netflix or another streaming service, and trying to find the energy to figure out what we are having for dinner at the end of every day.  While things are a little topsy-turvy right now, I thought we could all use a little fun in our days.  Or at least get our brains thinking in a way they probably haven’t in quite some time!

A Fun Quiz About Flags that Will Get Your Brain Thinking During These Stay at Home Times


 

Q.Which is the only national flag in the world that doesn’t include any of the colors, red, white, and blue?

Jamaica is the only national flag in the world that doesn’t include red, white, and blue.  The colors of the Jamaican flag are gold, black, and green.

Q. Which is the only country whose flag depicts humans?

Belize is the only country who has a flag that depicts humans and there are two people on their flag.

Q. Which is the only country whose flag has purple on it?

This is actually a trick question, because there are two countries that have purple on their flags.  Those countries are Nicaragua and Dominica.

Q. Which is the only country which does not have a rectangular flag?

Nepal’s flag has two triangular shapes, like pendants, combined together to make their unique non-rectangular flag.  However, it is important to note that Switzerland’s flag is not rectangular either, because it is shaped like a square.

Q. Which is the only country whose flag is different on the front and back?

Paraguay’s flag has their coat of arms on the front and their treasury is on the back.

Q. Which is the only country whose flag has a different meaning if it is flown upside down?

The flag of the Philippines has a different meaning when it is flown upside down.  When it is flown the correct way, everything is fine in the country.  However, when the flag is flipped over and flown upside down, it means the Philippines is at war.

Q. Which country has changed its flag 22 times since the year 1900?

Afghanistan has changed their flag this many times and the country changed their flag a few times prior to 1900 as well.

Q. What is the oldest national flag in the world?

The oldest national flag in the world is Denmark’s flag.  The design was created in 1625 and the square shape was in use by 1748.

How did you do with these quiz questions about flags?  Did you know all the answers, or did you learn something new?  Hopefully, you enjoyed this quiz and it got your mind off everything else that is going on right now!

If you want more quizzes like these, let me know in the comments and I will see what else I can come up with!

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