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Test your flag knowledge


1. What were the last two stars added to the flag?

2. What were the first two stars?

3. What star on the flag is the Washington star? Idaho star?

4. What day do we celebrate Flag Day?

5. How many stars were on the U.S. flag during World War I?

6. How many stars were on the flag during World War II?

7. How many stars were on the U.S. flag during the Vietnam War?

8. The U.S. flag has 13 stripes representing the 13 colonies. Which colony/state is the first stripe? Second stripe?

9. What do the colors red, white and blue represent?

10. Which of the following flags can you fly at home?

A) 13 star B) 15 star C) 48 star D) 50 star E) all of the above


1. Alaska and Hawaii

2. Delaware and Pennsylvania

3. Washington is 42, Idaho is 43

4. June 14

5. 48

6. 48

7. 50

8. Delaware and Pennsylvania

9. White signifies purity and innocence; red, hardiness and valor; and blue, vigilance, perseverance and justice.

10. E) All of the above

– Stan Wills


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