US Flag Facts Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Jun 15, 2016

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Flag Clue Answer % Correct
Stripe color #1red
98%
Stripe color #2white
97.7%
Canton background colorblue
96%
Number of current stars50
94.9%
What stars representone star for each state
94.4%
Number of light stripes6
93.7%
Number of dark stripes7
93.4%
No part of the flag should ever touch the _____.ground
90.6%
50th star represents this stateHawaii
89.4%
The first official flag was designed with the stars arranged in what shape?circle
87.6%
What stripes representoriginal 13 colonies
86.6%
July 20, 1969 - flag is placed on the moon by this manNeil Armstrong
85.3%
The flag should end up in this shape when ceremonially folding?triangle
83.9%
When draping a flag over a coffin, the stars should be placed over which shoulder of the body?left
83.7%
Flag Clue Answer % Correct
According to the US Flag Code, when a flag is no longer fit for display or repairable, the preferred method of disposal is....burning
83.5%
Nickname for flagOld Glory; Star Spangled Banner; Stars and Stripes; Grand Old Flag; Red, White, and Blue
80.4%
The term for the position of a flag that is flying as a sign of mourning for a deceased personhalf-staff
80.1%
June 22, 1942 - this president approves Federal Flag Code providing uniform guidelines for display and respectFranklin D. Roosevelt
76.6%
Though it may be historically inaccurate, this seamstress is traditionally credited with making the first official flag in May 1776Betsy Ross
75.6%
Animal on the Gadsden flag, known as the 'Don't Tread on Me' flagsnake
74.8%
Year that 50th star was added1960 (although last state admitted in August 1959, new star wasn't added till following July 4)
74.4%
How long is a flag flown in mourning if a president or former president dies?30 days
70.5%
On September 14, 1814, after seeing the flag still flying after battle, he wrote the poem that would become the National AnthemFrancis Scott Key
70%
1949 - this president signs bill requesting that the president call for Flag Day observance each year by proclamationHarry Truman
69.3%
The flag should be flown from sunrise to sunset, or at night only if what is on it?a light
65.8%
Date that the Continental Congress passed first Flag Act (aka the Flag Resolution of 1777), now recognized as Flag DayJune 14, 1777
52%
How long is a flag flown in mourning after the death of a vice president?10 days
50.6%
When is the only time the flag may be flown upside down?as a distress signal
44.1%

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