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I have compiled a list of Jeopardy! flag answers and questions from the J! Archive (; an archive of all available Jeopardy! answers and questions (including the Final Jeopardys) from 1984 until the present day. There may be more answers and questions concerning flags; however, manually searching the word “flag” on each separate episode would have made this project much more time-consuming, so I only limited my search to categories about flags. I begin with the most recent episode with flags as a category: June 4th, 2020. Enjoy!
Paul Bassinson, 14 August 2021

The answers and questions

June 4th, 2020

Nigeria and Saudi Arabia both have flags of these two colors.
Green and white.

An exotic bird of paradise occupies the top half of Papua New Guinea’s flag, with this constellation on the bottom.
The Southern Cross.

Five of these natural phenomena are depicted on Nicaragua’s flag; the country boasts many more active ones.

The red and white on this French-speaking principality’s flag date back to 1339 and its royal arms.

The endemic golden bosun bird adorns the flag of this Australian island territory named for the day of its discovery.
Christmas Island.


May 18th, 2020

One of the world’s most recognizable, this nation’s flag features a solitary maple leaf.

This conifer known for its durable timber is represented on the flag of Lebanon.
The cedar.

This tropical tree wears the cap of liberty on Haiti’s flag.
A (royal) palm tree.

The flag of Cyprus features branches of these leaves, a symbol of peace.
Olive leaves.

Spain’s flag depicts one of these tropical fruits that gave Persephone so much trouble.
The pomegranate.


April 24th, 2020

These two heavenly sights appear on Alaska’s state flag.
The Big Dipper and the North Star.

Controversially, the state flag of Mississippi bears this other flag in the canton.
The Confederate flag.

It’s the only state that currently has different designs on the back and front; the reverse of its flag is seen here.

On Missouri’s flag, two of these large predators once plentiful there stand atop a scroll on which the state’s motto appears.


March 23rd, 2020

The U.S. Trophy Flag Collection at this Maryland military academy has many captured foreign flags, though we gave some back.

Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal ended up with the second flag raised on this Japanese island.
Iwo Jima.

Citizens of this country can request retired flags flown at the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill; the wait list exceeds 100 years.

When Virginia tried to get back a Confederate flag this state captured in 1863, Gov. Jesse Ventura said, “Why?...we won.”

A 50-foot flag captured from a Spanish ship was hung at London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral for this man’s 1806 funeral.
Lord Horatio Nelson.


March 20th, 2020

Here’s the flag of this city, the Dutch capital.

In 1991, this country added “Allahu Akbar” to its flag in an attempt to rally Islamic support for its annexation of Kuwait.

The colors of this low country’s flag were derived from the shield of Brabant.

In the 1940’s, this island adopted what was once China’s war ensign as its flag.

The emblem on Mexico’s flag is based on a legend that an eagle perched on a cactus was the sign to where the wandering Aztec people should build their capital, named this, now the site of Mexico City.


March 6th, 2020

In 1964, George Stanley sketched two suggestions for this country’s official flag.

When Gilbert Baker designed the rainbow flag for gay pride n 1978, he added “hot” this color to the traditional seven colors.

William Todd, designer of this state’s 1846 bear flag, was Abraham Lincoln’s relative by marriage.

The first of Great Britain’s flags began with a 1606 proclamation by this king to merge two other flags.
James I.

Philosopher Raimundo Teixeira Mendes created this South American country’s flag as well as the motto, “Ordem e Progresso.”


December 5th, 2019

It officially adopted the Tricolore for good in 1830.

In 1801, the Cross of St. Patrick joined the crosses of St. Andrew and St. George on this.
The Union Jack.

In use since 1743, the triangular pennons on Nepal’s flag originally symbolized these jagged natural features.
The Himalayas.

Around since 1817, Chile’s flag is known as La Estrella Solitaria, this name familiar from another flag.
The Lone Star.

Tradition says this country’s flag fell from heaven in 1219.


November 11th, 2019

This fortress on the flag of this British overseas territory symbolizes its strategic importance on the Mediterranean.

Here are the extremely similar flags of Luxembourg and this nearby country.
The Netherlands.

The diamond shape on its flag references the fact that it was the only diamond-producing U.S. state.

Here’s the flag of this maritime province of Canada.
Prince Edward Island.

The red and white stripes on the flag of this Asian country represent the states of the federation, including Sarawak.


October 31st, 2019

A lemon and a radiation symbol are both featured on the flag of this TV cartoon city.

This author wrote that Ozma’s flag had four quadrants for the regions of Oz, with, of course, a green center.
L. Frank Baum.

A large “F” is emblazoned on the flag of Freedonia, a country run by this funny in “Duck Soup.”
Groucho Marx.

After arriving by submarine, this character claims the South Pole with a black flag bearing a gold “N.”
Captain Nemo.

In “Nostromo,” this author describes the flag of Costaguana as red and yellow with two palm trees.
Joseph Conrad.


July 22nd, 2019

A 2017 article written in June (not August or September) asked, at 31-41, “Is it time for the Mets to wave” this?
The white flag.

“Sure, I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave?” asked this actor, “The Duke.”
John Wayne.

Some have noted the often-seen mix-up of this nation’s flag with the Red Cross emblem.

This Minnesota governor believed “Body” and soul, “There is much more to being a patriot…than reciting the pledge or raising a flag.”
Jesse Ventura.


May 27th, 2019

Seen here is the flag of this Central American country where the U.S. once held some valuable real estate.

Horizontal stripes of these three colors are found on the flags of Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela.
Red, yellow and blue.

A nutmeg seed adorns the flag of this island nation the U.S. invaded in 1983.

A West Indies nation’s flag has two stars; we don’t know if one represents Nevis and the other, this.
St. Kitts.

Swords, rifles, a scroll declaring “libertad” and a resplendent one of these birds are found on Guatemala’s flag.
A quetzal.


May 8th, 2019

The flags of the city of Berlin and the canton of Bern both feature this animal.
A bear.

Like its neighbor Venezuela, this country uses a tricolor flag.

The flag of the Pitcairn Islands includes a depiction of the anchor of this ship.
The H.M.S. Bounty.

The shield on this country’s flag is based on one carried by the Maasai people.

A malamute is on the flag of this Canadian territory to reflect the dog’s important role in the history of the place.
The Yukon.


January 28th, 2019

On Guatemala’s flag, victory is symbolized by a wreath of this.
A laurel wreath.

Fiji’s flag shows a coconut palm and a bunch of these fruits.

One of these flowers beams over the flag of Kansas.

You won’t find one of these on France’s flag, but you’ll find four on Quebec’s.
A fleur-de-lis.

A white one of these aquatic flowers floats on the flag of Macau.
A lotus.


January 3rd, 2019

Residents of this Italian city can shroud themselves in its flag.

Remember the flag of this U.S. city?
San Antonio.

The wavy lines symbolize the convergence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers on the flag of this large city.
St. Louis.

The four stars on this Midwest city’s flag represent a fort, a fire and two expositions.

The two City Hall towers combine to make the letter “T” on the flag of this metropolis.


November 19th, 2018

After the end of apartheid, this country introduced a new flag in 1994.
South Africa.

The only country without a rectangular flag is this Himalayan nation.

The flag shows the sun setting over wavy blue and white stripes that represent the Pacific Ocean, a reminder that this is Canada’s westernmost province.
British Columbia.

Turkey’s flag has but one star and this on it; Turkmenistan’s has it too, but with five stars.
A crescent moon.

The motto, “Hardships there are, but the land is green and the sun shineth” goes with the flag of this West Indies nation.


September 17th, 2018

The Gambia’s flag has stripes of red, green and this color that represents the Gambia River.

Stripes were added for Vermont and Kentucky, so the star-spangled banner that flew over Fort McHenry had this many.

It’s three times the fun; the flags of these three Baltic states all have three stripes.
Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.

Used since 1790, France’s tricolor may stand for the colors of Paris and this royal house.
House of Bourbon.

Head toward central Asia and the far end of the alphabet to get to this former Soviet republic and now independent nation.


July 9th, 2018

You can make out the postal abbreviation of this state in its flag.

This monument is on South Dakota’s flag in writing, but isn’t pictured.
South Dakota.

The flag seen here represents this sweet home to five million.

On Maine’s flag, this type of deer sits quietly under a tree.
A moose.

This date December 7, 1787, is rather important in identifying the flag of this state.


June 1st, 2018

Its red flag with a white crescent and star was officially confirmed June 5, 1936, after the revolution led by Ataturk.

Tennessee, Mississippi, and this state on their western borders are true red states; that color is their flags’ main background.

The five red stars on this region’s flag refer to China’s flag.
Hong Kong.

You can buy a big red flag of this university in New York state with its founding date, 1865.

You’d think this British island would have a certain cat on its flag, but instead has the triskelion seen here.
The Isle of Man.


May 16th, 2018

This term for a tapering or triangular flag is also used to mean a baseball league championship.
A pennant.

Gilbert Baker designed this flag first seen at 1978 gay pride activities.
The rainbow flag.

The part of the flag farthest from the staff is called the fly; the part closest to the staff, used to raise the flag, is called this, also a verb meaning “to raise a flag.”

The flag of the United Nations has a map of the world framed by two of these.
Olive branches.

The blue triangle on the flag of this relatively new nation represents the Nile.
South Sudan.


February 8th, 2018

Its state flag features a coat of arms supported by a miner and a sailor, and topped by a badger.

Kansas’ state flag features horses, oxen and some of these native bovines.
Bison (buffalo).

This creature shows up in the center of North Dakota’s flag and on nine other state flags.
(Bald) eagle.

This state’s distinctive beastly flag is seen here.

This state’s flag is abuzz with a beehive, a symbol of industry.


January 1st, 2018

This emblem on Canada’s flag was changed from green to red to show the maturity of the country.
A maple leaf.

To see this flag fly in its native land, you might have to travel above 20,000 feet.

The flag seen here represents the nation-state led by this person.
Pope Francis.

Not the Star of David, but a pentagram associated with King Solomon is on the flag of this north African monarchy.

These two of the three Benelux countries have similar red, white and blue flags.
The Netherlands and Luxembourg.


December 18th, 2017

Completes the state motto found on Kentucky’s flag and seal: “United we stand…”
Divided we fall.

Seen here is the designer of what became this state’s flag.

The Maryland flag displays the symbols of two families: the Crosslands and this one.
The Calverts.

On this flag, an elk and a moose stand beside a shield depicting a lake and a peninsula.

The sailing ship on its flag represents the shipbuilding industry of New Castle County.


July 27th, 2017

This star is on the flags of both Alaska and Maine.
The North Star.

Designed in 1846, the bear flag of California has a five-pointed star, originally an allusion to this state that also fought for independence from Mexico.

Indiana’s flag has a flaming gold one of these, representing liberty and enlightenment.
A torch.

New Hampshire’s flag shows the frigate Raleigh being built at this “Port” city.

It’s the only state flag that has a green background.


March 29th, 2017

The design of the national flag of Malaysia was based on the Stars and Stripes of the United States combined with the symbolism of this religion on the blue canton.

Traditional name for the hexagram at the center of Israel’s flag.
The Star of David.


March 1st, 2017

El Salvador and Israel (two colors).
Blue and white.

Cote d’Ivoire and Ireland (three colors).
White, orange and green.

China and Vietnam (two colors).
Red and yellow.

Hungary and Italy (three colors).
Red, white and green.

Luxembourg, Chile and Cuba (three colors).
Red, white and blue.


January 2nd, 2017

On Chile’s flag, the red is for the blood of the patriots, the blue is sky and the white is the snow of these mountains.
The Andes.

Peru’s flag was inspired by a flock of these wading birds, though it’s red and white, not pink and white.

The flag of this country, formerly known as British Honduras, is the only national flag depicting humans in its design.

The stripes on the flags of Venezuela and Ecuador resembled those of this neighbor of which they were once a part.


November 30th, 2016

On New York’s state flag, two ships are sailing on this river.
The Hudson River.

This state’s flag is the only one with different designs on each side; one features a yellow beaver.

This state’s flag is the only one of the 50 to bear the word “republic.”

This sailing accessory can be found on the flags of both Rhode Island and Wisconsin.
An anchor.

This state’s flag was designed by Miss Willie Hocker of the D.A.R.’s Pine Bluff Chapter.


June 16th, 2016

It features a leaf of the genus Acer.

It displays a symbol for first aid.

It features a single G2 V dwarf star.

One of the world’s oldest, it dates from 1219 and inspired other Scandinavian flags.

It’s a former Soviet republic just east of the Black Sea.


April 14th, 2016

There were 36 stars on the flags lowered to half-staff due to this April 1865 event.
Lincoln’s assassination.

The U.S. “Centennial flag” had the stars arranged in the form of these two years.
1776 and 1876.

The Bennington flag is also known as this flag, after a family who passed one down; Millard’s cousin was one owner.
The Fillmore Flag.

Flags of the Revolutionary War included ones featuring a rattlesnake and this four-word warning.
Don’t tread on me.

Official for just over a year, the flag seen here was adopted after the admission of this state.


March 22nd, 2016

A Seminole woman scatters flowers on the flag of this state.

The flag of this Asian democracy depicts a yin-yang symbol in its center.
South Korea.

This nation covers 130,000 square miles of Nordic Europe.

Two sprigs of sagebrush, the state flower, surround a single star on this state’s blue flag.

Symbols on the flag of this country come from a flag flown during resistance to French colonialism.


February 10th, 2016

The nine stripes are said to represent the nine syllables of eleftheria I thanatos, the Henryesque motto, this “or death.”

Pyros Dimas has carried Greece’s flag at two Olympics; he must not find it heavy, as this was his sport.
A weightlifter.

Seen here is the flag of this two-Greek-letter fraternity founded at VMI, part of the Lexington Triad.
Sigma Nu.

From 1898 to 1913, this large island was autonomous and had its own flag.

Greece’s flag went darker blue during the 1967-1974 rule by this Spanish-named type of military group.
A junta.


January 14th, 2016

It’s the rather cheerful name for the flag seen here.
Jolly Roger.

Seen here, the Washington Monument is encircled by this many flags.

A seminal L.A. punk band of the 1980s, or what a NASCAR driver gets if he’s caught speeding on a pit road.
Black Flag.

The main flag on a warship is called this, also a rank in the Navy.
The ensign.

Gilbert Baker created the rainbow flag and this man rode in a parade with one shortly before his 1978 assassination.
Harvey Milk.


September 22nd, 2015

The king of Sweden had to approve this country’s flag, which includes symbols of the Danish flag.

The Olympic flag consists of this number of interlocking rings on a white field.

The flag of “the Tar Heel State” has these two letters on either side of a white star.

This small Mediterranean island nation flies a George cross on a white and red field.

This country’s 1994 flag includes the black, green and yellow of liberation organizations, and red, white, and blue of settler flags.
South Africa.


March 16th, 2015

You might have a knife bearing the flag of this country.

The five red crosses on this former Soviet Socialist Republic’s flag are the symbol of a certain saint, the Union Jack has one such cross.

In 1776, Col. William Moultrie chose the crescent for what’s now the flag of this state.
South Carolina.

This monarchy in the Pacific is about two-thirds Protestant.

The flags of these two countries that begin with the same two letters both use imagery from earlier Ottoman designs.
Turkey and Tunisia.


January 1st, 2015

This cereal grain is depicted on the flags of the prairie provinces Alberta and Saskatchewan.

This mammal of the plains that provided food and clothing for indigenous peoples is depicted on Manitoba’s flag.
A bison.

The wavy blue bars on its flag represent the Pacific Ocean.
British Columbia.

Nova Scotia’s flag features this cross of Scotland.
St. Andrew’s.

This province has a two-part name, and the two white triangles on its flag represent the mainland and island reaching forward together.
Newfoundland and Labrador.


November 25th, 2014

Curry chicken and cheera thoran make up the stripes of this country’s flag.

Of course, the olives are interspersed with feta cheese stripes to make the flag of this country.

The recipe for this country’s flag: chorizo and arroz.

This Middle Eastern country got tomatoes, pita bread and, as a stand-in for a tree, a sprig of parsley.

This Asian nation serves up sweet chili sauce, shredded coconut and blue swimmer crab.


September 24th, 2014

The two triangles of Nepal’s flag symbolize these mountains.
The Himalayas.

The design in the center of Iran’s flag can be read as a rendition of this Arabic name.

A.K.A. the Crux, this constellation is depicted on Brazil’s flag.
The Southern Cross.

Not knowing flags can cause a diplomatic flap. Invert Poland’s flag, and it looks not only like that of Monaco, but also like the flag of this Asian island country.

The flag of Albania depicts this bird, double-headed.
An eagle.


May 6th, 2014

Various military flags are depicted in embroidery on this 11th century linen artwork.
The Bayeux Tapestry.

It’s the only U.S. state to use a primarily green flag, which honors its nickname.

From the Latin for “flag,” it’s the study of flags.

As a verb, this word means to raise a flag; as a noun, it’s the edge of a flag that’s next to the staff.

A black one of these birds is featured on the flag of Western Australia.
A swan.


February 18th, 2014

The red star on this country’s flag symbolizes the revolutionary traditions established by Kim Il-sung.
North Korea.

On this state’s flag, note the pine tree under one star, the North Star.

The one five-pointed star on the flag of this “Bay State” indicates it was one of the first 13 states.

Mauritania’s green flag has one of these under its single star.
A crescent.

The flag of this Middle Eastern kingdom displays the pan-Arab colors and a star.


January 28th, 2014

Adopted in 1847, this African country’s flag may look familiar.

The Galanolefki is the flag of this European country.

The writing on the national flag seen here includes this man’s name.

Enter the dragon on the flag of this country between India and Tibet.

A symbol of liberation and national defense, it’s the modern weapon on the flag of Mozambique.
An AK-47.


December 25th, 2013

Finials are ornaments that decorate the tops of these; popular ones include star and spread eagle.

From the Greek for “sign bearer,” it’s the type of flag used to send messages from ship to shore

Two types of tapering flags are pennants, and these that end in two points like the bird part for which they’re named.

It’s the upper left portion of a flag; the rest of the flag is called the field or ground.
The canton.

The name of this rope used to hoist a flag is from the Middle English for “pull.”


October 29th, 2013

In an early design, the single leaf on this country’s flag was green.

This nation’s flag was changed after the removal of Baby Doc Duvalier, but still includes a palm tree in the coat of arms.

The flag of this Indian Ocean island nation has four leaves of the bodhi tree.
Sri Lanka.

The flag of this central American country shows a mahogany tree and two men; the Union Jack was removed.

An eagle sits on a flowering cactus in the center of the flag of this country.


March 14th, 2013

This country replaced its all-green flag with a red, black and green one following Qaddafi’s overthrow in 2011.

Some people of this region, officially part of China, use a white triangle flag to represent its location among high mountains.

This nation’s blue, yellow and red flag represents the colors used in the arms of Walachia and Moldavia.

The name of these Portuguese islands comes from a word for the goshawk, and that bird is on the islands’ flag.
The Azores.

Honduras and this next-door neighbor to the south and east both have horizontally striped blue and white flags.


December 25th, 2012

Bearing a symbol reaching back to antiquity, this nation’s flag is seen here.

The sun on Japan’s flag represents, Amaterasu, a deity of this religion.

Emblems on the Mongolian flag include the Yin-Yang symbol, seen as an image of two of these creatures that represent watchfulness because they never close their eyes.

The flag of Vatican City depicts a papal tiara and the crossed keys of this saint.
St. Peter.

A wheel of moral law, or Dharma, is seen here on this country’s flag.


December 6th, 2012

This country’s flag is called the Dannebrog.

Hinomaru, the name of Japan’s flag, means “the circle of” this body.
The sun.

This Caribbean nation flies La Estrella Solitaria, “The Solitary Star.”

On YouTube, you can watch Jack Webb talk about the U.S. flag in a clip rhymingly called “The Story of” this.
Old Glory.

Poland’s flag is descriptively called bialo-czerwona, meaning these two colors.
Red and white.


June 26th, 2012

The red in this country’s flag represents its volcanoes.

Samoa’s flag includes stars that represent this constellation.
The Southern Cross.

The historic arms of Dubrovnik are included on this Balkan country’s red, white and blue striped flag.

Red replaced orange in this country’s flag, but an orange streamer is flown with the flag on state holidays.
The Netherlands.

Britannica says the white disc on this landlocked Asian nation’s flag, seen here, honors the Japanese.


March 6th, 2012

A founder of Tenochtitlán saw an eagle and a snake, the scene depicted in the center of this country’s current flag.

This constellation appears on the flags of Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea.
The southern cross.

The words on this South American country’s flag are “Ordem e Progresso”, “Order and Progress.”

The sun, the land, and the people of this Caribbean country are represented in the three colors of its flag, seen here.

Germany today uses the same flag it did under the 1919-1933 government called this.
The Weimar Republic.


May 3rd, 2011

Like Turkey’s flag, Tunisia’s flag bears these two celestial symbols of Islam.
A star and a crescent.

Its flag consists of two vertical bands in yellow and white, and the crossed keys of St. Peter.
Vatican City.

Somalia’s flag, based on that of the United Nations, is in these two colors.
Blue and white.

The 11 stripes on this African country’s flag commemorate the 11 signers of its Declaration of Independence.

Briefly using a flag with a map, this country opted for a solid red disk, signifying bloodshed after gaining independence in 1971.


April 28th, 2011

One story says that the three vines on its flag represent Windsor, Wethersfield and Hartford.

New York’s flag has a shield that is supported by two figures, one is represented by liberty and one is this, she’s holding scales.

Iowa features this bird holding a scroll in its beak.
An eagle.

Its flag has a big red “C”, a reference to its name, which means “red” in Spanish.

A white silhouette of a bison bearing the state seal appears on a blue field on its state flag.


March 21st, 2011

On the flag of Kiribati, the blue and white waves stand for the Pacific Ocean; the rising sun represents this, which straddles the nation.
The Equator.

The castle and key on the flag of this British dependency symbolize its strategic position on the Mediterranean.

The armillary sphere on this country’s flag honors Prince Henry the Navigator.

The green flag of this kingdom has a white sword and the shahadah, the Muslim statement of faith, in white script.
Saudi Arabia.

In its talons, a bald eagle holds two traditional emblems: a fue, or a flyswitch, and an uatogi, or war club, on the flag of this territory.
American Samoa.


December 29th, 2010

The flag code specifies that a lapel flag pin is to be worn near this body part.
The heart.

It’s the preferred way to destroy an American flag in bad condition.
Burning it.

In a military fold, the flag is folded twice lengthwise and then folded until this geometric shape is achieved at the finish.
A triangle.

On this holiday, the flag is displayed at half-staff until noon, and then at full staff until sunset.
Memorial Day.

In the U.S., this organization’s flag may be flown above the Stars and Stripes only at its NYC headquarters.
The UN (the United Nations).


October 12th, 2010

A 1999 law officially adopted this country’s rising sun flag and its anthem, whose title means “His Majesty’s Reign.”

The blue field of Somalia’s flag was influenced by the flag of this organization.
The United Nations.

Perhaps to distinguish it from neighboring Bahrain’s flag, this county chose mauve for its dual-tone flag.


June 8th, 2010

This present country’s red, white and green tricolor got a boost from an 1848 decree by the king of Sardinia.

The blue on Panama’s flag symbolizes the Pacific Ocean and this sea.
The Caribbean.

The yellow stripe on Sao Tome and Principe’s flag represents this crop; you’d think it would be chocolate brown.
Cocoa (or cacao).

This South Pacific island nation’s flag was based on an idea from King George Tupou I.

Kenya’s flag features an emblem depicting a shield and spears from this tribe.
The Maasai tribe.


March 24th, 2010

There’s one of these in the center of Texas’ state seal, on its flag an in its nickname.
A star.

Both its flag and seal were re-adopted in 1967 when a portrait by Gilbert Stuart was approved for the seal.

This one-word motto meaning “ever upward” appears on the flag and seal of New York.


January 13th, 2010

The flag of this nation that no longer exists depicted a hammer, a sickle and a star.
The U.S.S.R. (the Soviet Union).

A flock of flamingos taking wing inspired these two main colors on Peru’s flag.
Red and white.

The one nation whose official flag is not rectangular is this Himalayan country.

Adopted in 2008, the new flag of this middle eastern country is seen here.

The flag of these South Atlantic islands features a Union Jack, a sailing ship and a ram.
The Falklands.


December 11th, 2009

The flag of this South American sports powerhouse is seen here.

This Southern Hemisphere country’s flag is seen here.
New Zealand.

Scan the horizon for this Scandinavian country.

The flag of this former constituent nation of the Soviet Union is seen here.

It’s the peninsular nation whose flag is seen here.
South Korea.


March 12th, 2009

Rhode Island has 13 of these on its state flag, Texas only one.
A star.

This bovine is found on the flags of both Kansas and Wyoming.
A buffalo.

A flaming one of these on Indiana’s flag represents liberty and enlightenment.
A torch.

Ohio’s is the only flag in this shape with swallowtails, coveted by baseball teams.
A pennant.

Its flag uses the red and yellow colors of the Spanish flag and the sun symbol of the Zia Indians.
New Mexico.


January 29th, 2009

At the 2008 Olympic in Beijing, the team from this island used a modified Olympic flag as its national banner.

The only common first name to appear on a national flag is this one on the flag of Saudi Arabia.

This nation’s maritime self-defense force, successor to the imperial navy, uses the flag seen here.

Both the flag and the coat of arms of this Eastern Canadian province bear the Cross of St. Andrew.
Nova Scotia.

This European principality added a crown to its flag in 1936 to differentiate it from the identical flag of Haiti.


November 13th, 2008

The flags of Berlin, Germany and this Swiss capital both have bears on them.

Until 2002, the flag of this African nation had a large “R” on it.

American Samoa’s flag includes this American bird grasping symbols of Samoan authority.
The eagle.

The stripes on Argentina’s flag are in “celeste y blanca”, this shade of blue and white.
Sky blue.

This North African nation’s flag features a green…has a green…well, it’s just all green.


September 10th, 2008

The three colors in common to the flags of Ohio and Tennessee.
Red, white and blue.

The Great Falls of this river flow on Montana’s flag.
The Missouri River.

If you know South Carolina’s state nickname, you can identify this state tree in the center of its flag.
The palmetto.

This Roman goddess of agriculture holds a cornucopia on New Jersey’s state flag.

On Utah’s flag, the sego type of this flower symbolizes peace.
The lily.


June 20th, 2008

Site of a famous flag raising, Mount Suribachi is found on this isle.
Iwo Jima.

The two colors on this Scandinavian country’s flag are blue and yellow.

On the flag of Malawi, one of these represents the dawn of hope and independence for Africa.
A sun.

The cross of this saint is seen on the flag of Scotland.
St. Andrew.

It’s the constellation seen on the flags of New Zealand and Australia.
The Southern Cross.


May 30th, 2008

In 1984, Egypt replaced the hawk on its flag with this other bird of prey.
The eagle.

Afghanistan’s flag has a mosque in a wreath made of stalks of this grain.

A tapering flag that ends in two points is named for its resemblance to this bird’s “tail.”
A swallow.

A flagpole is also called a staff or this nautical term.
A mast.

This word for the upper-left part of a flag is a place name on maps of China and Ohio.
A canton.


April 15th, 2008

Red and white.

Blue and white.


April 14th, 2008

It’s the only state flag with a picture of a president on it; the same portrait is on the state’s seal.

This state’s flag includes the motto “Forward” and a shield that might be described as a cheesy shade of yellow.

Oklahoma’s flag features crosses, which are Native American signs for these objects seen on many other flags.

A defeated tyrant’s fallen crown lies near him on the flag of this Southern state.

The flags of these two Eastern states that border each other both depict the goddess Liberty holding a liberty cap.
New York and New Jersey.


April 1st, 2008

Although this country’s flag is square, during WWII, a rectangular flag was adopted for its boats.

The red triangle on this country’s flag, a modified Arab revolt flag, represents the Hashemite Dynasty.

The three colors of this Asian island republic’s flag once stood for nationalism, democracy and socialism.

Columbus landed here; the five stars represent the federation it was once a part of.

The white bar of this country’s flag represents the minority and the green is for the Muslim majority.


February 19th, 2008

Libya’s national flag is solid green and represents this religion.

In 1801, the three historic flags seen here were combined to form the flag of this nation.
The United Kingdom.

In the middle of this country’s flag, you’ll find the Star of David.

The red of China’s flag stands for this political party.
The Communist Party.

Cuba’s flag is called “La Estrella Solitaria,” meaning this, like Texas’s nickname.
The Lone Star.


January 15th, 2008

You’re looking at the upper part of this state’s flag; if we showed you the whole flag it would give it away.

The elk and moose on this peninsular state’s flag seem unperturbed by the man with the gun standing between them.

The red and white design stands for the Crossland family; the black and gold stands for the Calvert family on this state’s flag.


September 17th, 2007

Like many countries, Albania has this bird as a symbol, and its flag shows a two-headed one.
An eagle.

In 2006, Lesotho went for a more peaceful look, putting a hat on its flag to replace a shield and this weapon.
A spear.

Behind the coat of arms on Portugal’s flag is a navigational tool. In 1816, it was also on the flag of this other land.

In 1996, to represent unity, Ethiopia put this five-pointed star with mystical overtones on its flag.
A pentacle.

This largest country re-adopted its old red, white and blue flag in 1991.


June 8th, 2007

This monument is mentioned by name (but not depicted) on South Dakota’s state flag.
Mt. Rushmore.

The motto, “Union, Justice and Confidence” is on this state’s flag, below a mother pelican feeding her babies.

Yes, honey, one of these structures appears below the word “industry” on Utah’s state flag.
A beehive.

On an alphabetical list of states, these two states with somewhat similar flags are next to each other.
Tennessee and Texas.

You’ll find a Seminole woman scattering flowers on this state’s flag.


May 9th, 2007

On the flag of this largest island, white represents the ice that covers about 80% of it.

Her personal flag consists of a wreath of golden roses and a crown atop the letter “E”, all on a blue field.
Queen Elizabeth.

This Australian state’s flag features a red lion, just like the coat of arms of its capital, Hobart.

The flag of the United Nations shows the world from the perspective of this spot.
The North Pole.

The flag of this nation seen here has flown since 1882; the flag of its neighbor to the north, since 1948.
South Korea.


April 19th, 2007

This mythical creature decorates Bhutan’s saffron-colored flag.
A dragon.

The flag of this island country was chosen by Dr. Sun Yat-sen about 100 years ago.

In 1964, this country incorporated the green-black-blue stripes of Zanzibar’s flag on its national flag.

The three stars on the Philippines’ flag represent Mindanao, the Visayan Islands and this largest island.

Reminding us that he is a co-prince of the country, the staff and hat of the Bishop of Urgel grace this tiny country’s flag.


March 6th, 2007

Seen here is the new flag of the post-Taliban Islamic Republic of this.

Once dominated by numerous city-states, this nation was unified around 1870.

Tree’s company for this Middle Eastern nation’s flag.

The current flag of this former British Crown colony is seen here.
Hong Kong.

Two-word name of the U.S. Pacific territory whose flag is seen here.
American Samoa.


January 2nd, 2007

June 14.
Flag Day.

Proverbially, “let’s run it up” this “and see if anyone salutes.”
The flagpole.

Lowell Observatory is found there.
Flagstaff, Arizona.

A large container for liquor.
A flagon.

Latin term meaning “caught in the act.”
In flagrante (delicto).


October 17th, 2006

Kentucky’s flag shows two friends embracing, exemplifying the state motto “United we stand,” followed by this.
Divided we fall.

This bird of prey is on the state flags of Illinois and Iowa.
The (bald) eagle.

The white circle with the red center on this state’s flag, seen here, represents the letter “O.”

Its flag bears the arms of the Calvert and Crossland families.

It’s the only U.S. state whose flag includes the Union Jack.


July 19th, 2006

Most of this nation is a mountainous plateau.

Ja, they know how to ski real good in this country, whose flag is seen here.

It covers more than 3.7 million square miles.

Two continents are spanned by this nation.

In 1903, this country, seen here, was moved from one continent to another.


February 6th, 2006

The Alamo is located in this city and is depicted on its flag.
San Antonio.

This descriptive nickname of the U.S. flag was coined by Francis Scott Key.
The Star-Spangled Banner.

The two colors found on all three national flags of the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
Red and white.

The flag of this U.S. possession is almost the same as the flag of Cuba.
Puerto Rico.

The 50-star U.S. flag was officially raised on July 4 of this year.


September 30th, 2005

Statue-torily, there’s one of these at the center of Indiana’s flag, representing Liberty.
A torch.

The Confederacy’s second flag (above) was replaced with the third flag (below) because the second could be mistaken for this.
A flag of truce (or surrender).

The flag of this place “Where America’s day ends” features an eagle holding symbols of chiefs’ authority.
American Samoa.

The fleur-de-lis, on the flag and license plates of Quebec, was a symbol of the man in this position.
The King of France.

When there was just one of this country, emperor Kojong chose white as the flag’s background color.


June 15th, 2005

The flag of the Federated States of Micronesia has four stars on a blue background, the blue standing for this ocean.
The Pacific.

Flags of both Japan and Bangladesh feature disks of this color.

The four bo leaves on Sri Lanka’s flag represent this religion.

Its flag colors stand for Bohemia and Moravia.
The Czech Republic.

Revolutionaries in New York plotting the overthrow of Spanish rule in this Caribbean country based its flag on the USA’s.


March 2nd, 2005

The green triangle on Sudan’s flag represents this religion.

This amusement park chain is named for the multiple banners that once flew over Texas.
Six Flags.

This geographic feature on Nebraska’s state flag bears the name of another state.

This grizzly-bannered nation was declared in California in 1846.
The Bear Flag Republic.

The colors on this Low Country’s flag came from the coat of arms of the province of Brabant.


February 1st, 2005

This province’s flag depicts a setting sun over wavy blue stripes that symbolize the Pacific Ocean.
British Columbia.

This other flag is depicted on the flags of Ontario and Manitoba.
The Union Jack.

The flag of this territory includes a malamute (or is it a husky?).
The Yukon Territory.

Its flag has the royal arms of Scotland and is the reverse colors of the Scottish flag.
Nova Scotia.

The flag of this province is seen here.


December 15th, 2004

It’s the U.S. territory whose flag is seen here.
The Virgin Islands.

The flag of this country combines parts of the old flags of Zanzibar and Tanganyika.

He’s the explorer who used the flag seen here in honor of his royal patrons.

The 11 stripes on this African country’s flag symbolize the 11 signers of its declaration of independence.

This South Atlantic island group’s flag is seen here.
The Falklands.


May 28th, 2004

The stars on over 50 national flags, including ours, have this many points.

Color of the left-hand stripe on the flag of Italy; it’s not a color in Neapolitan ice cream.

International organization whose flag is seen here.

Richard III had a white boar on his flag; louis XII, a porcupine; and Louis XIV, a radiating one of these.
A sun.

After Rama IV of Siam saw his flag with this animal flown upside-down, he switched to a striped flag.


May 6th, 2004

In 1870, William J. Canby claimed this woman, his grandmother, made the first U.S. flag; few now support his claim.
Betsy Ross.

It’s the total number of red stripes on the American flag.

In 1840, the U.S. flag first flew over this continent during the Charles Wilkes expedition.

On August 3, 1949, President Truman signed a resolution designating this date as Flag Day.
June 14.

On July 20, 1969, astronauts first planted the U.S. flag on the Moon in an area called the Sea of this.


March 4th, 2004

The term “Star-Spangled Banner” was first used for the U.S. flag during this war.
The War of 1812.

Israel’s flag features two dark blue stripes on a white background and this symbol.
The Star of David.

In 1198, this British king adopted a flag with three lions.
Richard the Lionhearted.

Early in the 2nd millennium, ships from this city began flying the flag of Saint Mark, its patron.

Maryland’s state flag features the coats of arms of two families related to Lord Baltimore: the Crosslands and this family.
The Calverts.


February 19th, 2004

December 7, 1787, the date it ratified the Constitution, is on its flag.

On this state’s flag, adopted in 1907, a sheaf of grain, not a potato, symbolizes state agriculture.

A badger and the year 1848 appear on this state’s flag.

Appropriately, this “Evergreen State” is the only state that has a green flag.

The motto on this state’s flag is translated as ‘If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you.”


June 16th, 2003

The seven points on the star of Jordan’s flag are for the first seven verses of this book.
The Koran.

Ordering parts for your Togo flag? You’ll need a star, a canton and five of these, to go.

Narciso Lopez’ La Estrella Solitaria, “The Lone Star” banner, is this island country’s present flag.
Its flag, adopted in 1929, has a three-tiered tiara and a set of keys on it.
Vatican City.


February 5th, 2003

Around 1870, the flag seen here was adopted by this country.

The corner of Australia’s flag, seen here, shows the national flag commonly called by this two-word nickname.
Union Jack.

The flag seen here waves over this island country of the north Atlantic.

This second-largest South American country’s flag is seen here.

More people live under this flag than that of any other Central American country.


January 8th, 2003

The number of stars on the American flag.

The 13 stripes on the American flag represent the 13 original ones of these.

The American flag is said to be flown “half” this way when honoring someone who has died.
Staff (or mast).

The American flag was officially adopted in this year, one year after the Declaration of Independence was signed.

When you fold the American flag correctly at the end of the day, it should be in this shape when you’re done.
A triangle.


December 25th, 2002

This state’s first official “Lone Star” flag was a naval flag it adopted in 1836 while still a republic.

A white silhouette of this bovine of the plains adorns Wyoming’s flag.

The flags of Mississippi and Georgia each display this many stars.

South Carolina’s original state flag of 1776 didn’t feature t