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Flag of the Republic of Macedonia: Quiz


Question 1: This ancient symbol was known as the ________ or Vergina Star, named after the Greek town where it had been discovered in archaeological excavations of the ancient Macedonian city of Aigai.
Macedonia (region)Macedonia naming disputeVergina SunGreece

Question 2: The flag was adopted along with the state's laws and principles during ASNOM's first plenary session in the St. Prohor Pčinjski Monastery in modern Serbia, near the Macedonian town of ________.

Question 3: In July 1995, Greece lodged a request with the ________ (WIPO) for exclusive copyright to the Vergina Sun.
East TimorWorld Trade OrganizationAustraliaWorld Intellectual Property Organization

Question 4: The Vergina Sun was regarded by Greece as a symbol of continuity between ancient Macedonia and modern Greek culture, and in particular as a symbol of the Argead dynasty of Philip II of Macedon and his son ________.
Alexander the GreatSeleucid EmpireMacedonia (ancient kingdom)Ptolemaic Kingdom

Question 5: Between December 1946 and September 1991, the Socialist Republic of Macedonia (known as the People's Republic of Macedonia until 1963) was one of the six constituent republics of the ________.
SerbiaSocialist Federal Republic of YugoslaviaLeague of Communists of YugoslaviaJosip Broz Tito

Question 6: The flag of the ________ (Macedonian: Знаме на Република Македонија) depicts a stylised yellow sun on a red field, with eight broadening rays extending from the centre to the edge of the field.
Republic of MacedoniaSerbiaAlbaniaCroatia

Question 7: [4] Greek objections also prevented the flag from being flown at the United Nations Headquarters building in ________.
MassachusettsNew YorkConnecticutNew Jersey

Question 8: The new eight-rayed sun represents "the new sun of Liberty" referred to in the ________ of the Republic of Macedonia, Denes nad Makedonija ("Today over Macedonia"):
God Save the QueenLa MarseillaiseNational anthemAzərbaycan marşı

Question 9: The Macedonian flag ended up in second place, the first was the ________ and the third was Kiribati's flag.
Flag of the PhilippinesFlag of BhutanFlag of Georgia (country)Flag of India

Question 10: The blockade was lifted in October 1995 when an agreement was reached to change the flag, modify the constitution and resolve the naming dispute through ________-sponsored negotiations.
United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesUnited NationsIsrael, Palestine, and the United NationsUnited Nations Security Council


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