vexillography quiz (18/01/2014)

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This is a Vexillography Quiz from a Qutopia session on the 18th January 2014 in KIIT University, Bhubaneswar.


  • 1. The Vexillography Quiz Flagship my Lord! Abhinav Dhar

2. RULES Infinite Pounce +10/0 on a direct and pass. +10/-10 on a pounce. Part points only on direct and pass. No part points on pounce. If part correct 0 points. 3. Q1. Which one of these flags is of Luxembourg? 4. The other flag is of The Netherlands. The one with the lighter shade of blue as the lowest strip is of Luxembourg. 5. Q2. This is the flag of Ohio. It is one of the only two flags belonging to a certain. Which is the other flag? What is the category? 6. Nepal and non-rectangular flags. 7. Q3. Which countrys national flag is this? They account for nearly 20% of the worlds supply of what you see (towards the left) on the flag. What might that be? 8. Grenada. The flag shows an open nutmeg fruit. 9. Q4. While the five rings in the Olympics logo was chosen to represent the five continents, why were these colours chosen? 10. At least one of these colours was on the flag of every country in the world in 1896. 11. Q5. This flag can never be flown at half mast because it bears the Shahada. A Shahada is an Islamic creed which declares belief in the oneness of God and the acceptance of Muhammad as God's prophet. 12. Saudi Arabia 13. Q6. The currency of this country is named after its national bird. An image of this bird is also found on the coat of arms and flag of this country. In ancient Mayan culture, this bird's tail feathers were used as currency. Name the bird/currency and the country. 14. Quetzal and Guatemala 15. Q7. Connect. 16. All fictional countrys flags in Tintin Flag of San Teodoros (Green/Black with red circle). Flag and coat of arms of Syldavia (featuring a pelican). Flag of Borduria (red with moustache of Marshal Kurvi-Tasch). 17. Q8. Which are the two countries which have square flags? 18. Switzerland and Vatican City 19. Q9. Identify this flag. Who draped this flag around herself after winning an Olympic gold? 20. Aboriginal flag and Cathy Freeman At the Sydney Olympics, she won the Olympic gold for the women's 400 metres sprint, becoming only the second Australian Aboriginal Olympic champion. After the race, Freeman took a victory lap, carrying both the Aboriginal and Australian flags. This was despite the fact that unofficial flags are banned at the Olympic Games and the Aboriginal flag, while recognized as official in Australia, is not a national flag, nor recognized by the International Olympic Committee. 21. Q10. X Flags are a system for conveying information at a distance by means of visual signals with hand-held flags, rods, disks, paddles, or occasionally bare or gloved hands. Information is encoded by the position of the flags; it is read when the flag is in a fixed position. X were adopted and widely in the maritime world in the early 1800s. They were used, for example, at the Battle of Trafalgar. This was the period in which the modern naval X system was invented. This system uses hand-held flags. It is still used during underway replenishment at sea and is acceptable for emergency communication in daylight or, using lighted wands instead of flags, at night. 22. Semaphore 23. Q11. In terms of flags, what is a Jolly Roger? 24. The Pirates Flag 25. Q12. Black represents the people, red represents the bloodshed during freedom, green represents the landscape. The white strips were added to symbolize peace and honesty. The traditional Maasai shield and two spears symbolically defend all the things mentioned above. What is being talking about? 26. Flag of Kenya 27. Q13. This was the State ensign of a certain kingdom from 1817-1855. We now this country by a different name now. What is the name of the kingdom? 28. Siam (Thailand) 29. Q14. The designs down the left side of this countrys flag, known as guls, are the same designs used for making carpets in the countrys rich history of rug-making. Add the olive branches at the bottom of the strip and the moon and stars on an appealing green background. This flag is one of the most intricate of all the countries flags. 30. Turkmenistan 31. Q15. It was created in 2000, and first flown at a Parade in Phoenix, Arizona, that year. The flag designer most aptly sums up its meaning: The light blue is the traditional colour for baby boys, pink is for girls, and the white in the middle is for those who are transitioning. The pattern is such that no matter which way you fly it, it will always be correct. This symbolizes us trying to find correctness in our own lives. What is this? 32. Transgender Flag Those who feel they have a neutral gender or no gender, and those who are intersexed. 33. Q16. Which now dissolved organisations flag is this? 34. East India Company After 1801 the flag contained the Union Flag of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in the canton (1810). 35. Q17. Which countrys flag has an AK-47 on it? In 2005, a competition was held to design a new flag for the country. 119 entries were received and a winning flag was selected, but to this day the flag remains the same. 36. Mozambique 37. Q18. Another name for this flag is lUnifolie (French for "the one-leafed"). What flag is this? 38. The Flag of Canada 39. Q19. Id the flag. The red bar, which lies closest to the mast, symbolizes X as it is today. The green and blue symbolize stages in the possible future of the place, should humanity ever have the will and the ability to undertake such a task. 40. Martian Flag The flag of Mars is a tricolor used to represent Mars. While not official in any legal sense, it has been approved by, and is used by, the Mars Society and The Planetary Society. The flag is designed to portray the future history of Mars. 41. For this question, name all the flags and find the connect. Exhaustive list. +5 for each flag. +20 for the theme. 42. Connect the countries. 43. There are seven countries that have the letter J in their name (anywhere, not just as starting letter). 1. Japan 2. Tajikistan 3. Fiji 4. Jordan 5. Jamaica 6. Djibouti 7. Azerbaijan 44. Backup Question: