U.S. Flag Quiz

How much do you know about the Stars and Stripes?

Quiz

How much do you know about the Stars and Stripes?

1. The first official U.S. flag had:

  • Thirteen stars and thirteen stripes
  • Thirteen stripes and the words "Don't Tread on Me"
  • A British Union Jack in the upper left corner

2. Who designed the first official U.S. flag?

3. The colors of the 13 red and white stripes symbolize:

  • Courage and purity
  • England and liberty
  • It is not known what the colors symbolize

4. The Continental Congress approved the design of the first official U.S. flag on:

5. Francis Scott Key wrote the words to the Star-Spangled Banner after witnessing which of the following?

  • The burning of Washington, DC
  • The bombardment of Fort McHenry
  • The inauguration of President Lincoln

6. Who made the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the Star-Spangled Banner?

  • Mary Pickersgill
  • John Stafford
  • Betsy Ross

7. The flag has 13 stripes. How many of them are red?

  • Seven
  • Five
  • Six

8. Nicknames for the U.S. flag include:

  • "Old Glory" and the "Union Colors"
  • "Old Glory" and the "Stars and Stripes"
  • "Stars and Bars" and the "Tricolor Flag"

9. According to the U.S. Flag Code, the U.S. flag should never be:

  • Raised quickly
  • Flown at night
  • Used as clothing

10. The last new star was added to the flag in which year? It was the year after Hawaii became the 50th state.

  • 1940
  • 1950
  • 1960

Your Results:

1. The first official U.S. flag had:
Thirteen stars and thirteen stripes

2. Who designed the first official U.S. flag?
Francis Hopkinson

3. The colors of the 13 red and white stripes symbolize:
It is not known what the colors symbolize

4. The Continental Congress approved the design of the first official U.S. flag on:
June 14, 1777

5. Francis Scott Key wrote the words to the Star-Spangled Banner after witnessing which of the following?
The bombardment of Fort McHenry

6. Who made the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the Star-Spangled Banner?
Mary Pickersgill

7. The flag has 13 stripes. How many of them are red?
Seven

8. Nicknames for the U.S. flag include:
"Old Glory" and the "Stars and Stripes"

9. According to the U.S. Flag Code, the U.S. flag should never be:
Used as clothing

10. The last new star was added to the flag in which year? It was the year after Hawaii became the 50th state.
1960

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