Community Outreach

Flag Day Quiz

1. Why is Flag Day observed on June 14th?

A. It is Betsy Ross's Birthday
B. June 14 is the date the Stars and stripes were first flown in battle.
C. The Second Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes for the official flag on June 14.
D. It is the day Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner."

2. In 1916, which President established June 14 as Flag Day?

A. William McKinley
B. Warren G. Harding
C. William Howard Taft
D. Woodrow Wilson

3. From 1795 to 1818 the official flag of the United States of America had how many stars and stripes?

A. 13 stars and 13 stripes
B. 15 stars and 15 stripes
C. 16 stars and 13 stripes
D. 20 stars and 15 stripes

4. What state recognizes Flag Day as a legal holiday?

A. Pennsylvania
B. Washington
C. Texas
D. Virginia

5. When the flag was adopted, the authors of the resolution stated the white stars in the blue field would represent what?

A. Guidance and protection.
B. A new constellation.
C. Bravery.
D. The newly found republic.

6. How old is the current version of the Flag?

A. 125 years
B. 75 years
C. 61 years
D. 22 years

7. The stars on the flag represents each of the 50 states, what were the last two states to be added to the flag?

A. Alaska and Hawaii
B. Hawaii and New Mexico
C. New Mexico and Arizona
D. Arizona and Oregon

8. A flag is usually attached by one edge to a staff. What is the part of the flag called that is nearest the staff?

A. Fly
B. Fringe
C. Hoist
D. Canton

9. When was the first national observance of Flag Day?

A. June 14, 1877
B. June 14, 1936
C. June 14, 1950
D. June 14, 1777

10. _________ Is the study of flags.

A. Bannerology
B. Pennantology
C. Flagology
D. Vexillology