Can You Pass This American Flag Test?

How much do you know about the red, white, and blue US icon?
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Question 1/12

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Without peeking, how many stripes on the American flag are red?
6
7
8
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Question 2/12

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Who is most popularly given credit for designing and sewing the first American flag?
Francis Hopkinson
Francis Scott Key
Betsy Ross
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Question 3/12

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Which of the following is NOT one of the US flag's most commonly used nicknames?
Star Spangled Banner
Old Glory
Old Justice
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Question 4/12

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Robert Peary was honored for cutting the American flag into pieces and scattering them where?
The bottom of the Pacific Ocean
The North Pole
The Sahara Desert
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Question 5/12

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Where can the original Star Spangled Banner be found today?
The Smithsonian Institution
The National Archives
The White House
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Question 6/12

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A "vexillologist" is an expert in what?
Sewing of flags
Rules concerning flags
History of flags
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Question 7/12

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How was the American flag used before the War of 1812?
To identify ships or forts
To identify government offices
There was no American flag before the War of 1812.
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Question 8/12

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When are new stars added to the flag?
Upon exectutive order from the President
On the 1st of January following the admission of new states to the Union
On the 4th of July following the admission of new states to the Union
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Question 9/12

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Is it ever appropriate to fly the American flag upside down?
Yes, on only one day of the year.
No, never.
Yes, but only to signal that there is an emergency.
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Question 10/12

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The American flag first flew over a foreign fort in what country?
Libya
Spain
France
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Question 11/12

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When the American flag is worn out or out of date, what is the preferred way to destroy the flag?
Tearing
Shredding
Burning
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Question 12/12

space.com
How many American flags were put on the moon?
1
4
6
Result
Seems like you need to study up on the US flag a bit more! It is a symbol of a great country and has tons of interesting history behind it, after all.

C+, Fooled By The Flag

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Great job! You surely bleed red, white, and blue.

B+, Flag Fan

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You might as well be Betsy Ross, the woman credited with designing the US flag, herself! You know so much about the Star Spangled Banner. Congratulations on a quiz well done!

A+, Besty Ross

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1
Without peeking, how many stripes on the American flag are red?
6
7
8
2
Who is most popularly given credit for designing and sewing the first American flag?
Francis Hopkinson
Francis Scott Key
Betsy Ross
3
Which of the following is NOT one of the US flag's most commonly used nicknames?
Star Spangled Banner
Old Glory
Old Justice
4
Robert Peary was honored for cutting the American flag into pieces and scattering them where?
The bottom of the Pacific Ocean
The North Pole
The Sahara Desert
5
Where can the original Star Spangled Banner be found today?
The Smithsonian Institution
The National Archives
The White House
6
A "vexillologist" is an expert in what?
Sewing of flags
Rules concerning flags
History of flags
7
How was the American flag used before the War of 1812?
To identify ships or forts
To identify government offices
There was no American flag before the War of 1812.
8
When are new stars added to the flag?
Upon exectutive order from the President
On the 1st of January following the admission of new states to the Union
On the 4th of July following the admission of new states to the Union
9
Is it ever appropriate to fly the American flag upside down?
Yes, on only one day of the year.
No, never.
Yes, but only to signal that there is an emergency.
10
The American flag first flew over a foreign fort in what country?
Libya
Spain
France
11
When the American flag is worn out or out of date, what is the preferred way to destroy the flag?
Tearing
Shredding
Burning
12
How many American flags were put on the moon?
1
4
6