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  2. Jeopardy! $ $ $ Final Jeopardy

  3. Category 1: $100 When and where did the Second Continental Congress officially adopt the American flag also known as the “Stars and Stripes” and “Old Glory”? June 14, 1777 in Philadelphia. The resolution stated: Resolved: that the flag of the United States be 13 stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be of 13 stars, white in a blue field representing a new constellation. Get Answer

  4. Category 1: $100 When may the U.S. Flag be flown from a flag pole at night? If there is a light source sufficient to illuminate the flag, it may be flown 24 hours a day. This became law on July 7th, 1976. Besides the light source, what other requirement is there? Get Answer

  5. Category 1: $200 The U.S flag should be hoisted briskly and lowered ________ Ceremoniously Get Answer

  6. Category 1: $300 When may the U.S flag be draped over the hood of a car or used for the unveiling of a statue? NEVER!!!!!!!! Get Answer

  7. Category 1: $300 Was the Stars and Stripes the first flag of the colonists? NO!!!!!!!! The first unofficial flag of the colonists was the Grand Union Flag. Get Answer

  8. The upper left hand corner has the red cross of St. George of England and the white cross of St. Andrew of Scotland.

  9. Category 1: $400DOUBLE JEOPARDY The U.S. flag is being displayed along with your state flag and school flag. There are three flag poles, all the same height, for the three flags. What position will the U.S. flag take? It will be flown from the flag pole to the extreme right – the flag’s right. Get Answer

  10. Category 1: $500 How many stars and stripes did the flag have that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the “Star Spangled Banner”? 15 Stars and 15 stripes Get Answer

  11. Flown over Fort McHenry during the attack in 1814.

  12. Category 1: $500 How are the 50 stars arranged on the American Flag? 6 columns of 5 stars each and 5 columns of 4 stars each. Get Answer

  13. Category 1: $500 The Pledge of Allegiance was drawn up in August 1892 and first published in September 1892. It is said that two employees of the “Youth Companion” magazine authored the pledge. They were, James B. Upham and Francis M. Bellamy. Who did congress officially recognize as the author in December 1945? Francis M. Bellamy Get Answer

  14. Category 1: $500 Where was Francis Scott Key, in 1814, when he wrote the words to our National Anthem? A British prisoner-exchange ship. He watched from the deck of this ship that night as the British bombarded Fort McHenry. And as you know, our flag was still waving the next morning. Get Answer

  15. Category 1: $500 True or false, the American flag is considered a living thing? True. Why? The flag represents a living country. Get Answer

  16. Category 1: $500 What portions of the United States Code contains the law relating to the American Flag? Title 4, Chapter 1 deals with the flag and the great seal, etc Title 36, Chapter 10, patriotic customs and observances. Get Answer

  17. Category 1: $500 What do the colors in the American flag mean? White for purity and innocence. Red for hardiness and valor. Blue for vigilance, perseverance, and justice. Get Answer

  18. Category 1: $500 Who were the last two states added to the Union and when? Alaska in 1959, number 49, and Hawaii in 1959, number 50. Get Answer

  19. Category 1: $500 Bob Heft: He designed the current U.S. flag in 1958 while living with his grandparents. He was 17 years-old at the time and did the flag design as a class project. He unstitched the blue field from a family 48-star flag, sewed in a new field, and used iron-on white fabric to add 100 hand-cut stars, 50 on each side of the blue canton.[2] He originally received a B- for the project. After discussing the grade with his high school teacher, Stanley Pratt, it was agreed that if the flag was accepted by Congress, the grade would be reconsidered. Heft's flag design was chosen and adopted by presidential proclamation after Alaska and before Hawaii was admitted into the union in 1959. According to Heft, his teacher did keep to their agreement and changed his grade to an A for the project. Get Answer

  20. Category 1: $500 Realizing that the flag would become difficult to carry if it had a stripe added for each new state, it was suggested that the flag remain with 13 stripes representing the original 13 colonies and would add a star for each additional state. Who suggested this to congress? Navy Captain Samuel C. Reid Get Answer

  21. Category 1: $500 The U.S. flag is being flown from the same flag pole as the state and school flag. What position will the U.S. flag take? The top flag. Get Answer

  22. Category 2: $100 When, if ever, will the U.S. flag be flown upside down? (The union hanging down.) In times of distress. Get Answer

  23. Category 2: $200 The 1989 Flag Protection Act provided that anyone knowingly desecrating the U.S. flag could be fined or imprisoned for up to a year. However, a 1990 Supreme Court Decision found the Flag Protection Act to be unconstitutional. Which part of the constitution was it violating? First Amendment free speech protections. Get Answer

  24. Category 2: $300 Why do we celebrate Flag Day and when was the first national observance of Flag Day? It’s like a birthday party for the Stars and Stripes - birthday, June 14, 1777. First national observance, June 14, 1877. Get Answer

  25. Category 2: $300 By the mid 1890’s, Flag Day was a popular celebration; however, it was not made a permanent observance until _______________. June 14, 1949. President Harry Truman signed it into law. By the way, is Flag Day celebrated as a federal holiday? Get Answer

  26. Category 2: $300 Who besides the President of the United States may order the U.S. flag to be flown at half-staff? The governor of a state. Get Answer

  27. Category 2: $400 On Memorial Day, how long is the U.S. flag to be flown at half-staff? Until noon. Get Answer

  28. Category 2: $400 Why and when did Memorial day start being observed? Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. There is evidence that organized women's groups in the South were decorating graves before the end of the Civil War. Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on 5 May 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic. The South refused to acknowledge the day, honoring their dead on separate days until after World War I (when the holiday changed from honoring just those who died fighting in the Civil War to honoring Americans who died fighting in any war). It is now celebrated in almost every State on the last Monday in May (passed by Congress with the National Holiday Act of 1971 . Get Answer

  29. Category 2: $500 You have two flag poles. One has the U.S. flag on it and the other the state flag. The president has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half-staff. What do you do with the state flag? It will be flown at half-staff as well. Get Answer

  30. Category 3: $100DOUBLE JEOPARDY What are the procedures for flying the U.S. flag at half-staff? The flag is raised briskly to the top of the pole and then ceremoniously lowered to half-staff. Get Answer

  31. Category 3: $200 You are on a school flag detail. You need to raise both the U.S. flag and the state flag. Which flag is hoisted first at the beginning of the day and the last to be lowered at the end of the day? The U.S. flag. Get Answer

  32. Category 3: $300 You should never place anything on the U.S. flag to include …. Letters, insignia, or designs of any kind. Get Answer

  33. Category 3: $400 This is a national flag displayed on ships and aircraft, often with special insignia of a branch or unit of the armed forces. An Ensign. Get Answer

  34. Category 3: $400 You are at a parade, in uniform, and a color guard is approaching. How many paces before and how many paces after are you to hold your salute? Six Get Answer

  35. Category 3: $500 The Great Seal of the United States has two sides. One side is called the reverse while the other is called the__________. Obverse – meaning the front of an official seal. Get Answer

  36. Category 3: $500 It was on July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress passed a resolution authorizing the creation of a seal for the United States. It did not become a reality until _______. June 20, 1782. Get Answer

  37. Reverse Obverse Side

  38. Category 3: $500 What does E Pluribus Unum, Annuit Coeptis, and Novus Ordo Seclorum mean? E Pluribus Unum: Out of many one Annuit Coeptis: God has favored our undertaking Novus Ordo Seclorum: A new order of the ages Get Answer

  39. Category 3: $500 The Great Seal is used to_______________ treaty ratifications, international agreements, appointments of ambassadors, and communications from the president. Authenticate – means to establish or prove as real or true. Get Answer

  40. Category 3: $500 Who is the little-known designer of the Great Seal? Charles Thomson. He served as the secretary for the Continental Congress from 1774 through 1789. Get Answer

  41. Category 3: $500 The Air Force Seal Get Answer

  42. Category 3: $500 Your school principal asked you, knowing you are a JROTC cadet, which side of the stage the U.S. flag should be on for the up-and-coming assembly. What did you tell him? To the speaker’s right, the audience’s left. Get Answer

  43. Category 4: $100 Have the words “Under God” always been a part of the Pledge of Allegiance? No. On June 15, 1954, Congress passed and President Eisenhower signed into law a statute that was clearly consistent with the text and intent of the Constitution of the United States, that amended the Pledge of Allegiance to read: 'I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.' Get Answer

  44. Category 4: $200DOUBLE JEOPARDY When may the U.S. flag be flown during bad weather? When the flag is an all weather flag made of nylon or other non-absorbent material. Get Answer

  45. Category 4: $300 How are unserviceable flags destroyed? The United States Code, Title 4, Chapter 1, suggest that when a flag has served it useful purpose, it should be destroyed, preferably by burning. Get Answer

  46. Category 4: $400 Are you required to destroy the U.S. flag if it touches the ground? NO!! The flag code states that the flag should not touch anything beneath it such as the ground. This is stated to indicate that care should be taken when handling the flag. However, as long as the flag remains suitable for display, you may continue to use it. Get Answer

  47. Category 4: $500 Can the U.S. flag be washed or dry-cleaned? Yes!!! The flag code does not prohibit such care. The decision to wash or dry-clean is dependent on the material. Get Answer

  48. Category 5: $100 What is the significance of displaying the flag at half-staff? This gesture is a sign of our nation in mourning. Get Answer

  49. Category 5: $200 When outside and in uniform, what should you do while the flag is being raised or lowered? Come to the position of attention and salute. Get Answer