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Trivia Quiz - Mexican Flag Facts & History

Think you know the Mexican flag? Take this quiz to test your knowledge about its history, colors, design and facts! Great Mexican flag trivia!

Quiz Number: 4547
Date Submitted: June 18, 2012
Quiz Categories: North American Geography, Mexican History
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 67 percent
Times Taken: 430 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4

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1. What of the following is not one of the official colors of the Mexican flag?
  A.   red
  B.   white
  C.   blue
  D.   green

2. What does the green stripe on the Mexican flag represent?
  A.   good health
  B.   the forest
  C.   hope for a better nation
  D.   money

3. What is located on the middle band of white of the Mexican flag?
  A.   National Mexican Crest
  B.   Iguana
  C.   Prickly Pear Cactus
  D.   Pinata

4. In what year was the current Mexican flag adopted?
  A.   1821
  B.   1823
  C.   1968
  D.   1984

5. What does the white stripe on the Mexican flag represent?
  A.   purity of religion; peace and honesty
  B.   snow-capped mountains
  C.   white wine
  D.   all of the above

6. Throughout history, the Mexican flag has changed how many times?
  A.   4
  B.   5
  C.   6
  D.   7

7. On what day is Mexican Flag Day (Mexican Dia de Bandera) celebrated?
  A.   February 24
  B.   July 4
  C.   September 16
  D.   April 15

8. What Mexican president started a program of erecting giant Mexican flags across the country?
  A.   Felipe Calderón
  B.   Ernesto Zedillo
  C.   Vicente Fox
  D.   Carlos Salinas de Gortari

9. What does the red stripe on the Mexican flag represent?
  A.   the high temperatures in Mexico
  B.   the color of blood; the fight for independence
  C.   beautiful structures of the Aztecs and Mayans
  D.   none of the above

10. What is the first line in The Oath to the Mexican Flag (Juramento a la Bandera de Mexico)?
  A.   Flag of Mexico!
  B.   Salute the Flag!
  C.   Raise the Flag!
  D.   Honor the Flag!®   

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