Nevada Day is a state holiday in Nevada and 
celebrated on the last Friday of October each year. Before 2000, Nevada Day was celebrated on the Day of Admission to the United States, Oct. 31.
The day commemorates Nevada's frontier legacy and its entry into the Union as the 36th state by President Abraham Lincoln.
1. Why is the Nevada state flag slogan "Battle-Born"?
a. There was a battle with Mexico over the land in Nevada.
b. There was a battle with the indigenous Shoshone Indians for the land.  
c. Nevada became a state during the Civil War in 1864. 
d. There was a battle among the westward pioneers for the land in 1890.
2. Where does the name "Nevada" originate?
a. Nevada is Spanish" for "snow-capped".
b. Nevada is Paiute for "meadow".
c. Nevada was created to confuse the pronunciation of the state name.
d. Nevada is a name created by the US Poet Laureate at the time of statehood.
3. The state of Nevada has the highest percentage of federal owned land of any state, followed by Alaska and Utah. What percentage of Nevada land is owned by the Fed's?  
a. 44%
b. 57.4%
c. 69%
d. 84.5%
4. What  official nickname is associated with Nevada State? 
a. Sin City 
b. Entertainment Capitol  
c. The Golden State
d. The Silver State
5. Nevada's State song title "Home Means Nevada" is visible on:
a. Carson City Hall plaque
b. Hoover Dam- Nevada side
c. 2017 Vehicle License plates
d. The "Welcome to Las Vegas Sign" visitor area.
6. For the first time in Nevada, a major league pro sports team is home based in Nevada.  What pro team makes Nevada Home?
a. Raiders
b. Vegas Golden Knights
c. Las Vegas 51's
d. Runnin' Rebels 
The first person to return all correct answers to: Randy at will receive a US flag/ Nevada state flag lapel pin! 


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Randy Kopf
Mel Benedict

Answers:  1-c, 2-a, 3-d, 4-d, 5-c, 6-b

U.S. Flag Code
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Flag Holidays 

It is appropriate to fly the flag every day. This list of days is declared in the U.S.Flag Code.

New Year's Day - January 1
Martin Luther King Day - Third Monday in January
Inauguration Day - January 20
Lincoln's Birthday - February 12
Washington's Birthday - February 22
Presidents' Day - Third Monday in February
Easter Sunday- Movable- 
                   (first Sunday after the first full moon on  
                    or after the March equinox)     
Mother's Day - Second Sunday in May
Peace Officers Memorial Day (half-staff)- 
 May 15
Armed Forces Day - Third Saturday in May
Memorial Day (half-staff until noon) -Last Monday in May
Flag Day - June 14
Independence Day - July 4
Korean War Veterans Day (half-staff) - 
 July 27
Labor Day - First Monday in September
Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance - (half-staff from sunrise to sundown)       
                      September 11
Citizenship Day - September 17
Air Force Day - September 17
Constitution Day -- September 17
POW/MIA Recognition Day - September 21
Columbus Day - October 12
Navy Day - October 27
National Election Day - First Tuesday in November
Marine Corps Day - November 10
Veterans Day - November 11
Thanksgiving Day - Fourth Thursday in November
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (half-staff from sunrise to sundown) - December 7
Christmas Day - December 25
Election Days
and such other days as may be proclaimed by the President of the United States; the birthdays of States (date of admission); and on State holidays. 

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