Flag of Austria
Flag of Austria Quiz/Printout
The red and white colors in this flag are taken from a legend in which the Duke Leopold V of Austria was blood-soaked from the Battle of Ptolemais in 1191, and only a strip of white remained under his sword belt. He then chose these colors and pattern for his flag.
1. What colors are in the flag of Austria?____________________________
2. In what year was Duke Leopold said to have worn a blood-soaked tunic and then used it as a flag? ____________________________________
3. When was this flag officially adopted in recent times? ____________________________
4. Is this flag a horizontal or a vertical triband? ____________________________
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