How Well Do You Know The American Flag?

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How Well Do You Know The American Flag?

This quiz is to test your knowledge of the American Flag.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did Congress pass the first Flag Act to establish the American Flag?
    • A. 

      June 14, 1776

    • B. 

      June 14, 1777

    • C. 

      July 4, 1776

  • 2. 
    Have there always been 13 stripes, to represent the original 13 colonies?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    Where is the flag NOT required to fly 24 hours a day by law?
    • A. 

      The White House

    • B. 

      US Marine Corps Memorial

    • C. 

      Washington Monument

    • D. 

      The Pentagon

  • 4. 
    Who can NOT have an American Flag on their uniform, by order of the Flag Code?
    • A. 

      Fire Fighters

    • B. 

      Police Officers

    • C. 

      Emergency Medical Technicians

    • D. 

      Military

    • E. 

      Athletes

  • 5. 
    If the flag touches the ground, it needs to be destroyed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When a flag gets too old, torn, or faded, how is it retired?
    • A. 

      Burning in a dignified manner

    • B. 

      Wrapped in a separate bag and discarded

  • 7. 
    Where can a flag be taken to be retired?
    • A. 

      A Veterans Of Foreign Wars Post

    • B. 

      An American Legion Post

    • C. 

      A Fire Station or Post Office

    • D. 

      A Disabled American Veterans Chapter

    • E. 

      A Marine Corps League Detachment

    • F. 

      A Military Base

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    A flag that is slightly torn can be mended.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A flag can be washed, under the proper washing for the type of fabric.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The flag should never have any mark, insignia, letter, word, number, figure, or drawing of any kind placed on it, or attached to it .
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When flown over a street, the flag should be suspended vertically with the union to the north in an east and west street or to the east in a north and south street.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When the flags are flown from adjacent staffs, the flag of the United States should be hoisted last and lowered first
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    How is the flag placed on a casket?
    • A. 

      It should be so placed that the union is at the head and over the left shoulder.

    • B. 

      It should be so placed that the union is at the head and over the right shoulder

    • C. 

      It should be so placed that the union is over the right foot

    • D. 

      It should be so placed that the union is over the left foot

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