How much do you know about our national flag?

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How much do you know about our national flag?
How much do you know about our national flag?
Answer this quiz with (T) true or (F) false and find out!
There are 27 stars in the Brazilian national flag.
The stars have 5 different sizes, arranged in the
shape of constellations.
The flag was adopted on November 15 , 1889.
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The concept was the result of the work of Raimundo
Teixeira Mendes, Miguel Lemos, Manuel Pereira Reis,
and Décio Vilares.
The Brazilian national flag in Praça dos Três Poderes,
Brasília, is the largest flag regularly lifted in the
world. It weighs 600 kg and has 7,000 m².
The slogan “Ordem e Progresso” is inspired
by Marechal Deodoro da Fonseca’s ideal of positivism.
The Brazilian national flag must be raised and
lowered weekly at the Presidential Palace.
When a flag is too old to be used, it must be given to
Banco Central to be kept in a safe.
The Spica star, situated above the white band,
represents the state of Amapá, whose capital
(Macapá) was located in the farthest position to the
north, at the time of the Proclamation of Republic.
The star that represents Distrito Federal is
called Sigma Octantis.
How much do you know about our national flag?
Answer this quiz with (T) true or (F) false and find out!
There are 27 stars in the Brazilian national flag.
The stars have 5 different sizes, arranged in the
shape of constellations.
The flag was adopted on November 15 , 1889.
th
The concept was the result of the work of Raimundo
Teixeira Mendes, Miguel Lemos, Manuel Pereira Reis,
and Décio Vilares.
The Brazilian national flag in Praça dos Três Poderes,
Brasília, is the largest flag regularly lifted in the
world. It weighs 600 kg and has 7,000 m².
The slogan “Ordem e Progresso” is inspired
by Marechal Deodoro da Fonseca’s ideal of positivism.
The Brazilian national flag must be raised and
lowered weekly at the Presidential Palace.
When a flag is too old to be used, it must be given to
Banco Central to be kept in a safe.
The Spica star, situated above the white band,
represents the state of Amapá, whose capital
(Macapá) was located in the farthest position to the
north, at the time of the Proclamation of Republic.
The star that represents Distrito Federal is
called Sigma Octantis.
How much do you know about our national flag?
Answer this quiz with (T) true or (F) false and find out!
There are 27 stars in the Brazilian national flag.
The stars have 5 different sizes, arranged in the
shape of constellations.
The flag was adopted on November 15 , 1889.
th
The concept was the result of the work of Raimundo
Teixeira Mendes, Miguel Lemos, Manuel Pereira Reis,
and Décio Vilares.
The Brazilian national flag in Praça dos Três Poderes,
Brasília, is the largest flag regularly lifted in the
world. It weighs 600 kg and has 7,000 m².
The slogan “Ordem e Progresso” is inspired
by Marechal Deodoro da Fonseca’s ideal of positivism.
The Brazilian national flag must be raised and
lowered weekly at the Presidential Palace.
When a flag is too old to be used, it must be given to
Banco Central to be kept in a safe.
The Spica star, situated above the white band,
represents the state of Amapá, whose capital
(Macapá) was located in the farthest position to the
north, at the time of the Proclamation of Republic.
The star that represents Distrito Federal is
called Sigma Octantis.
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Answers
T There are 27 stars in the Brazilian national flag.
T The stars have 5 different sizes, arranged in the shape of constellations.
F The flag was adopted on November 15th, 1889. November 19th, 1889.
T The concept was the result of the work of Raimundo Teixeira Mendes, Miguel Lemos, Manuel Pereira Reis, and
Décio Vilares.
T The Brazilian national flag in Praça dos Três Poderes, Brasília, is the largest flag regularly lifted in the world. It
weighs 600 kg and has 7,000 m².
T The star that represents Distrito Federal is called Sigma Octantis.
F The slogan “Ordem e Progresso” is inspired by Marechal Deodoro da Fonseca’s Auguste Comte’s ideal
of positivism.
F The Brazilian national flag must be raised and lowered weekly daily at the Presidential Palace.
F When a flag is too old to be used, it must be given to Banco Central to be kept in a safe. a military facility to be
burned during a special ceremony on the National Flag Day (November 19th).
F The Spica star, situated above the white band, represents the state of Amapá, whose capital (Macapá) Pará,
whose capital (Belém) was located in the farthest position to the north, at the time of the Proclamation of
Republic.
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