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Flagging off

  1. 1. "Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful quiz.” – Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca :P<br />ChinmayKamat<br />SPQC<br />October 2010<br />
  2. 2. Flagging Off<br />Questions on flags of countries<br />Written round<br />10/5/3 scoring pattern<br />
  3. 3. 1. India<br /> In the centre there is a white band and it has 24 spokes, which intends to show that there is life in movement and death in stagnation.<br />
  4. 4. 2. Nepal<br />The only flag which is does not have four sides.<br />
  5. 5. 3. Vatican City<br />Only two flags are exact squares. One is Switzerland. Other is ?<br />
  6. 6. 4. Libya<br />Only flag which consists of just one solid colour.<br />
  7. 7. 5. Denmark<br />The oldest flag still in use. <br />
  8. 8. 6. Flags not identical on both sides?<br />Moldova<br />Paraguay<br />Saudi Arabia<br />
  9. 9. 7. Mozambique<br />Flag having an AK47 on it.<br />
  10. 10. 8. Lebanon <br />The country is synonymous with the Cedar tree and sports the tree on its flag. As quoted from the Bible “(Psalms 92:12, "the righteous flourish like the palm tree, and grow like a cedar in ______")<br />
  11. 11. 9. Wales<br />The flag is called Y DdraigGoch (the red dragon).<br />
  12. 12. 10. Uganda<br />Contains the crested crane – its national bird <br />
  13. 13. 11. Oman<br />Two crossed "khanjars", curved daggers with pommel and sheath inlaid with silver. Between the daggers is placed the "gourith", a small traditional axe whose head is 10 cm long. <br />
  14. 14. 12. Myanmar<br />The emblem consists of a cog wheel and a paddy ear surrounded with 14 five-pointed stars. Basically indicating that the nation is dependent on rice(paddy) and rice industries.<br />
  15. 15. 13. Chile<br />The white star symbolizes the snow clad Andes mountain ranges that lie in the country.<br />
  16. 16. 14. Cambodia<br />Contains the AngkorWat temple<br />
  17. 17. 15.Albania<br />Also called the Skandeberg’s flag in the memory of their national hero, it contains a two headed dragon.<br />