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Emblems and symbols – Quick Quiz

Just three questions this month as they’re a little bit longer than our usual quick five. How much do you know about how places represent themselves with symbols? It’s perhaps not as easy as it looks.

  1. Can you match the countries in List A with their floral emblems in List B?

    List A

    1. Mexico
    2. Turkey
    3. Nepal
    4. Thailand
    5. South Korea

    List B

    1. Dahlia
    2. Golden shower tree
    3. Rhododendron
    4. Rose of Sharon
    5. Tulip
  2. In terms of symbolism, which of the cities below is the odd one out and why?
    1. Lyon
    2. Edinburgh
    3. Singapore
    4. Quebec
    5. Nairobi
  3. Can you match the cities in List A with symbols from their Coat of Arms in List B?

    List A

    1. Madrid
    2. The Hague
    3. Leeds
    4. Helsinki
    5. Austin (Texas)

    List B

    1. Stork holding a black eel
    2. Boat and crown
    3. Genie’s lamp on a shield
    4. Bear and strawberry tree
    5. Owls and a lamb

PG Author: Kay McMahon

Kay has been an expat for nearly 30 years. She set up the British Expat website back in early 2000, whilst living in London and missing the expat life. These days she spends much of her time lugging computers and cameras around the world. (Dave gets to deal with all the really heavy stuff.)

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