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ST PATRICK’S DAY How much do you know about it?
QUESTION 1 St. Patrick's Day is celebrated to commemorate which of the following events? St Patrick was born on that day. St Patrick died on that day. St Patrick drove snakes out of Ireland on that day.
QUESTION 2 St. Patrick died on March 17, BC 461 March 17, AD 461 March 17, AD 100
QUESTION 3 Where was St. Patrick born? In Iceland In Ireland In Great Britain
QUESTION 4 A well known story about him says that he drove all the ___ out of Ireland. Snakes Bears Women
QUESTION 6 Which of the following is NOT associated with St. Patrick's Day? Green Rainbow Purple
QUESTION 7 What does the shamrock mean on the Day? Aforestation. The number ‘three’ Coming of spring.
QUESTION 8 What does leprechaun mean? A goblin A fairy An imp
QUESTION 9 Which of the following is most likely to come up in your traditional St. Patrick's Day party? Pizza Pineapple Potato
QUESTION 10 Where does Blarney Stone come from? A cave A hilltop A castle
QUESTION 11 When were the customs of the St. Patrick's Day brought in America?
QUESTION 12 Which of the following is the language of Ireland? Irish English Gaelic
QUESTION 13 Which one is regarded as the most famous of all churches dedicated to St. Patrick? St. Patrick Abbey, Belfast. St. Patrick Cathedral, Dublin St. Patrick Cathedral, New York
QUESTION 14 Which of the following activities is NOT common on St. Patty's Day? Gran Parade and plying pranks. Masked revelry and wild party Walking Race and wearing Green
QUESTION 15 Where in US the St. Patrick's Day is celebrated by an attempt to colour a river green? New York. Washington D.C Chicago.
QUESTION 16 Which of the following was not born in Ireland? Pierce Brosnan. U2 Sean Connery.
QUESTION 17 In Ireland, what does the colour green stand for? Spring. Countryside. Hope.
QUESTION 18 What did St. Patrick's do? He was a great explorer. He was a missionary. He was a war hero.
QUESTION 19 What do Irish people say about Saint Patrick? He watches over them. He decides if they will get into heaven one day. Both of the above.
QUESTION 20 What is a shillelagh? A Leprechaun outfit. A wooden pipe. Short, stout, oak, club.
QUESTION 21 According to legend, what should you never do if you catch a leprechaun? Kiss him. Take your eyes off him. Tell your friends.
QUESTION 22 Which American city holds the largest St.Patrick's Day parade? Chicago. New York. Boston.
QUESTION 23 What profession does the leprechaun supposedly have? Shoemaker. Blacksmith. Goldsmith.
QUESTION 24 What is cured by kissing The Blarney Stone? Lovesickness. Badluck. Shyness.
QUESTION 25 What does "Erin Go Braugh"mean? Luck of the Irish. Ireland forever. Happy St Patrick’s Day.
QUESTION 26 How long did St Patrick's mission in Ireland last? 3 years. 30 years. 3 months.
QUESTION 27 What happens if you don't wear green on St. Patrick's Day? You get pinched. You get to pinch someone. You get slapped by someone.
QUESTION 28 If you catch a Leprechaun and take your eyes off him, what happens? He vanishes, and so will your hopes of finding his treasure. He steals a kiss. He gives you all his gold.
QUESTION 29 Where can you find a pot of gold? Underground At the end of the rainbow. When you find a shamrock.
QUESTION 30 Which of these is a nickname for Ireland? Snake-free island The Emerald Isle. Angel island.