Country Flags General Knowledge #1

Can you answer these general knowledge questions about the world's country flags?
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Last updated: July 27, 2022
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What is the only country flag that is NOT rectangular or square?
Nepal
What is the name of the British flag?
Union Jack
What is the name of the star that appears on the flag of Israel?
Star of David
What country was the first to use the cross on its flag?
Denmark
What do the stars on the U.S. flag represent?
U.S. States
Besides a star, what object appears on the flag of Turkey and Pakistan?
Crescent
Which country's flag used to be plain green between 1977–2011?
Libya
What items were found on the flag of the Soviet Union?
Hammer
Sickle
What country calls its flag "nisshoki", meaning 'flag of sun', in its native language?
Japan
What constellation is depicted on the Australian and New Zealand flag?
Southern Cross
What type of animal used to be depicted on the flags of Iran and Ethiopia until the 70s?
Lion
What Portuguese motto can be seen on the flag of Brazil?
Ordem e Progresso
What cattle-herding tribe's shield is depicted on the Kenyan flag?
Maasai
What country had this flag between 1928–1994?
South Africa
What African country is the flag of Romania virtually identical to?
Chad
What building is depicted on the Cambodian flag?
Angkor Wat
Other than Switzerland, what is the only country with a square flag?
Vatican City
What type of tree is depicted on the Lebanese flag?
Cedar
Name one of the four countries whose flags include a firearm.
Bolivia | Guatemala |
Haiti | Mozambique
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Level 77
Jul 28, 2022
Great quiz! Nominated.
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Level 39
Aug 4, 2022
The flag in the question about South Africa is very hard to see. Would it be possible to mmake the image bigger?
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Level 59
Aug 4, 2022
Technically the UK's flag is called the Union Flag. The Union Jack is more of a nickname and what it is called when at sea.
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Level 59
Aug 4, 2022
Bagratid Armenia had a cross on its flag before Denmark did. Before Denmark was even Christian.