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National Flags, Anthems and Emblems - Quiz Questions with Answers

  1. What are the colors of the United Nations Organization’s flag?
  2. Name the country that calls its flag as:
    (a) The Union Jack
    (b) The Stars and Strips
    (c) The Tricolor
  3. What color is the hammer and sickle on the Soviet flag?
  4. In war, what is indicated by a white flag?
  5. What is the color of the Red Cross Flag in Muslim countries?
  6. Who traditionally fly a single cedar tree on its flag?
  7. (a) On which country’s flag can you see the "Star of David"?
    (b) Which country has a single cedar tree on its flag?
  8. (a) What is the French National Anthem and who composed it?
    (b) What is the National anthem of Great Britain?
  9. Which country’s people stand up for the anthem "The Star-Spangled Banner"? Who wrote it?
  10. When was "Jana Gana Mana" adopted as the National Anthem of India?
  11. Which country has the oldest National Anthem?
  12. Which two countries National Anthems were composed by the same poet?
  13. What do the five rings on the Olympic flag represent?
  14. Which country’s National Anthem is called "The Waltzing Matilda"?
  15. Match the national flowers and their countries:
    (a) United Kingdom - Dahlia
    (b) Mexico - Wattle
    (c) Australia - Lily
    (d) France - Rose
  16. Name the national animals of:
    (a) New Zealand
    (b) Canada
    (c) Nepal
    (d) U.S.A.
    (e) Rome
  17. Which country’s national emblem is the Pomegranate?
  18. Of which two countries is the dragon a symbol?
  19. Which animal is the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund?
  20. Name the national emblems of:
    (a) Wales
    (b) Scotland
    (c) Ireland

Quiz Answers

  1. A blue flag with a white globe and 2 olive branches on it
  2. (a) Great Britain
    (b) USA
    (c) India
  3. Gold
  4. Surrender
  5. The actual flag has a red cross on a white background. In Muslim countries, it is a red crescent on a white background.
  6. Sea Pirates
  7. (a) Israel
    (b) Lebanon
  8. (a) "La Marseillaise", composed by Rouget de Lisle
    (b) "God Save the King" probably composed by John Bull.
  9. The United States of America. It was written by Francis Scott Key.
  10. January 24th, 1950
  11. Japan. The "Kimigayo" has words that date from the 9th century A.D.
  12. India and Bangladesh. India’s national anthem, "Jana Gana Mana" and Bangladesh’s national anthem "Amar Shonar Bangla" were both composed by Rabindranath Tagore.
  13. The five Continents
  14. Australia
  15. (a) United Kingdom - Rose
    (b) Mexico - Dehlia
    (c) Australia - Wattle
    (d) France - Lily
  16. (a) Kiwi
    (b) Beaver
    (c) Pheasant
    (d) Bald-headed Eagle
    (e) A she-wolf
  17. Spain
  18. Wales and China
  19. The Giant Panda
  20. (a) The leek
    (b) The thistle
    (c) The shamrock

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