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In 1977, the House of Representatives published a book about the American flag. In it, they detailed why the symbols of the “Star-Spangled Banner” are so meaningful.

“The star is a symbol of the heavens and the divine goal to which man has aspired from time immemorial; the stripe is symbolic of the rays of light emanating from the sun.”

Have you ever wondered why the flag, however, when portrayed on a United States military uniform, is backwards? Or maybe you served and know — or maybe you just know? If so, you’ll ace the following one question quiz …