History / US Flag Facts

Random History or flags Quiz

Can you name these facts about the US flag, its history and flag etiquette?

Updated Jun 15, 2016

Also try: Flags Within Flags
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Score 0/28 Timer 10:00
Flag ClueAnswer
Stripe color #1
Stripe color #2
Canton background color
Number of dark stripes
Number of light stripes
What stripes represent
Number of current stars
What stars represent
Though it may be historically inaccurate, this seamstress is traditionally credited with making the first official flag in May 1776
The first official flag was designed with the stars arranged in what shape?
Animal on the Gadsden flag, known as the 'Don't Tread on Me' flag
Date that the Continental Congress passed first Flag Act (aka the Flag Resolution of 1777), now recognized as Flag Day
No part of the flag should ever touch the _____.
The flag should be flown from sunrise to sunset, or at night only if what is on it?
According to the US Flag Code, when a flag is no longer fit for display or repairable, the preferred method of disposal is....
On September 14, 1814, after seeing the flag still flying after battle, he wrote the poem that would become the National Anthem
June 22, 1942 - this president approves Federal Flag Code providing uniform guidelines for display and respect
1949 - this president signs bill requesting that the president call for Flag Day observance each year by proclamation
50th star represents this state
Year that 50th star was added
July 20, 1969 - flag is placed on the moon by this man
The term for the position of a flag that is flying as a sign of mourning for a deceased person
How long is a flag flown in mourning if a president or former president dies?
How long is a flag flown in mourning after the death of a vice president?
The flag should end up in this shape when ceremonially folding?
When draping a flag over a coffin, the stars should be placed over which shoulder of the body?
When is the only time the flag may be flown upside down?
Nickname for flag

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.