Sunday, June 14, 2009

Flag Quiz Answers + Winner Announced

Last Monday I posted a little quiz about the American flag. The only one brave enough to answer was my wonderful husband, so he is the winner! Since he won I decided to make it a special date... I will treat him to dinner and a movie of his choice.

Here are the answers:

Q: What are the meanings of the colors on the flag?
Red - Stands for hardiness and courage.
White - Is the symbol of purity and innocence.
Blue - Is the color of vigilance, perseverance and justice.

Q: What is the Pledge of Allegiance?
A: I Pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

Q: How should one stand when saying the pledge?
A: You should stand facing the flag with your right hand placed over your heart.

Q: How many stripes appear on the flag?
A: Thirteen horizontal stripes

Q: Of that number, how many are red and how many white?
A: Seven red alternating with 6 white stripes.

Q: What do the stripes represent?
A: The original 13 colonies

Q: How many stars appear on the flag?
A: 50 stars

Q: What do the stars represent?
A: The 50 states of the Union

Happy Flag Day Everyone!

1 comment:

rita said...

Good job! Missed that quiz.
Maybe we should think of one for Día de la bandera, el 20 de junio...¿qué te parece?