Australian Flag Facts: Meaning & History


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What constellation is featured on the Australian flag?

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1. What image is most controversial on the Australian Flag?

2. What was the Australian flag originally called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to help you quickly assess what you know about the history of Australia's flag. You will be quizzed on such facts as its appearance and important dates in its history.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When using this assessment tool, you should be prepared to answer questions about:

  • The constellation featured on the Australian flag
  • A controversial image on this flag
  • The original name of the Australian flag
  • The date this flag's design was chosen
  • Reasons why some Australians want this flag changed

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as images that appear on the flag
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the date this flag was chosen
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what the flag was originally called and why some Australians want the flag changed

Additional Learning

You can study more details about this subject by referring to the lesson titled Australian Flag Facts: Meaning & History. This lesson contains the following information:

  • When the British colonized Australia
  • In what way the Australian flag was designed
  • Different versions of the flag
  • What some images on the flag represent
  • Arguments against changing the flag