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This Week in History: Flag Day
1. The first unofficial US flag was known as what?
   The Stars and Stripes
   The New Union Jack
   Glory
   Continental Colours
   Republica
2. The first flag adopted by the Continental Congress had how many stars?
   17
   13
   15
   12
   11
3. As popular legend has it, who sewed the first flag?
   Betsy Ross
   Martha Washington
   Dolly Madison
   Molly Pitcher
   Abigail Adams
4. The new flag was flown at which battle in 1777, presumably the first time it was flown on the battlefield?
   The Battle of the Brandywine
   The Battle of Trenton
   The Battle of Lexington and Concord
   The Battle of Yorktown
   The battle of Point Pleasant
5. The first Flag Day was held to mark the anniversary of what?
   The Battle of Yorktown
   The first sewing of the flag
   The adoption of the Stars and Stripes
   The American flag on the moon
   The first flag over the White House
6. If a new state is inducted into the Union, on what date is the star added to the flag?
   Whichever day that state is officially inducted
   Independence Day
   Flag Day
   President's Day
   Thanksgiving
7. What was the last state to have its star added to the flag?
   Washington
   Idaho
   Montana
   Alaska
   Hawaii
8. How many stripes are on the original and current flags, respectively?
   10,10
   12, 12
   10, 13
   13, 13
   12, 13
9. In all, from 1777 to 1960, how many versions of the flag have their been?
   Three
   Seven
   Twenty-Seven
   Twelve
   Twenty
10. Flag Day is always observed on the same day, which day is it held?
   June 14
   June 23
   June 15
   June 4
   June 29



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