Posts Tagged ‘flags’

Travel trivia: Orange and green flags

Posted on March 17th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

What country’s flag features the Catholic green and Protestant orange, separated by the white of peace? France Ireland Italy Netherlands (Need a hint? Remember what day it is today.) Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end […]

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Travel trivia: Asian flags

Posted on January 31st, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

What country’s flag depicts a yin-yang symbol called a taeguk, surrounded by four black trigrams from the I Ching? Malaysia South Korea Taiwan (Republic of China) Thailand Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the […]

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Travel trivia: European flags

Posted on January 21st, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

What country claims that its flag was inspired when King Eric the Holy saw a yellow cross against a blue sky as he landed in Finland during an 1157 crusade? Hungary Lithuania Poland Sweden Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per […]

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