Question 3 - Paragraph Comprehension Practice Test for the ASVAB

The word alternate, as used in the passage, most nearly means ____.

The American Flag began with a flag created in 1777 and used until 1795. Congress then ordered, with passage of an act, that the new flag be composed of 15 alternating red and white stripes and contain a blue field with 15 stars. Another change was made by Congress in 1818. This edition of the flag was to alternate only 13 stripes, but a new star was to be added for each state that joined the Union.

Create a FREE profile to save your progress and scores!

Create a Profile

Already signed up? Sign in

Cram Course

Get a personalized study plan based on your exam date. Learn 185 topics with 555 additional questions. Upgrade to Premium