February 3 – Patriotic Holidays Here and There

Posted on February 3, 2017

Today is Communist Party Foundation Anniversary in Vietnam.

It's Heroes Day in Mozambique.
And it's Martyrs' Day in Sao Tome and Principe.

What do you know about these three nations?
1. Which two nations are in Africa? Which nation is in Asia?

2. Which nation is an island nation?

3.
Which nation is shown on each map?
A (above)
B (above)
C (above)
4. Which nation claims each flag?
A (above)
B (above)
C (above)

5. Which two nations were colonized by Portugal?

6. Which nation was colonized by France?

7. Which nation was stable and democratic since 1975?

8. Which nation was the site of a devastating war involving U.S. forces?

9. Which nation was a one-party Communist state until sweeping changes in 1990 set up a multi-party political system, a market-based economy, and free elections?

10. Which nation matches up with each beautiful spot?
A (above)
B (above)
C (above)
D (above)
E (above)
F (above)


Answers:
1. Sao Tome & Principe, Mozambique are in Africa. Vietnam is in Asia.
2. Sao Tome & Principe is an island nation.
3. A: Mozambique. B: Sao Tome & Principe. C: Vietnam. 
4. A: Sao Tome & Principe. B: Mozambique. C: Vietnam.
5. Sao Tome & Principe, Mozambique were both colonized by Portugal.
6. Vietnam was colonized by France.
7. Sao Tome & Principe has been stable and democratic since 1975.
8. Vietnam was the site of a war involving the U.S.
9. Mozambique was a Communist state until sweeping changes in 1990.
10. A and C are Vietnam. B and F are Mozambique. D and E are Sao Tome and Principe.


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