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St. Patrick's Day Quiz Answers

Answers of the Easter Quiz

Q. What is the traditional color associated with St. Patrick's Day?

Ans. Green


Q. What is the symbol of Ireland that is often associated with St. Patrick's Day?

Ans. Shamrock


Q. St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on what date each year?

Ans. March 17


Q. What is the name of the patron saint of Ireland?

Ans. St. Patrick


Q. What is the name of the river in Chicago that is dyed green to celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

Ans. Chicago River


Q. What is the name of the traditional Irish stew that is often served on St. Patrick's Day?

Ans. Irish lamb stew


Q. What is the name of the traditional Irish dance that is often performed on St. Patrick's Day?

Ans. Jig


Q. In which country is the famous St. Patrick's Cathedral located?

Ans. Ireland


Q. What is the name of the famous Irish beer that is often associated with St. Patrick's Day?

Ans. Guinness


Q. What is the name of the traditional Irish bread that is often served on St. Patrick's Day?

Ans. Soda bread


Q. What is the name of the traditional Irish instrument that is often played on St. Patrick's Day?

Ans. Harp


Q. In which century did St. Patrick bring Christianity to Ireland?

Ans. 5th century


Q. What is the name of the traditional Irish dance troupe that has toured worldwide and performed at St. Patrick's Day parades?

Ans. Riverdance


Q. What is the name of the Irish holiday that takes place the day after St. Patrick's Day?

Ans. Lá Fhéile Pádraig Lán Séa


Q. What is the traditional Irish name for St. Patrick's Day?

Ans. Lá Fhéile Pádraig


Q. What is the name of the island off the west coast of Ireland that is known for its monastic site and ancient ruins?

Ans. Skellig Michael


Q. What is the name of the traditional Irish musical instrument that is similar to a guitar but has a flat body and a unique sound?

Ans. Bouz


Q. What is the name of the traditional Irish dish that consists of mashed potatoes and kale or cabbage?

Ans. Colcannon


Q. What is the name of the famous Irish dramatist who wrote "The Importance of Being Earnest"?

Ans. Oscar Wilde


Q. What is the name of the Irish-American military officer who became a famous symbol of St. Patrick's Day and Irish-American heritage?

Ans. Ulysses S. Grant


Q. St. Patrick's Day is celebrated to commemorate which of the following events?

Ans. It's the day St Patrick died


Q. Which one of the following you know as the day St Patrick died?

Ans. March 17, AD 461


Q. Where was St. Patrick born?

Ans. Britain


Q. Which of the following is NOT associated with St. Patrick's Day?

Ans. Purple


Q. What does the shamrock signify on the Day?

Ans. the number 'three'


What does leperchaun mean?

Ans. a fairy


Q. Which of the following is most likely to come up in your traditional St. Patrick's Day party?

Ans. potato


Q. Where does Blarney Stone come from?

Ans. a castle


Q. When were the customs of the St. Patrick's Day brought in America?

Ans. 1737


Q. Which of the following was the first to officially celebrate the Day?

Ans. Boston


Q. Which of the following is the language of Ireland?

Ans. Irish


Q. Which one is regarded as the most famous of all churches dedicated to St. Patrick?

Ans. St. Patrick Cathedral, Dublin


Q. Which of the following activities is NOT common on St. Pat's Day?

Ans. Masked revelry & wild party


Q. Where in US the St. Patrick's Day is celebrated by an attempt to color a river green?

Ans. Chicago


Q. Which of the following is NOT an Irish born?

Ans. Roger Moore


Q. In Ireland, what does the color green stand for?

Ans. Hope


Q. What colors are on the Irish flag?

Ans. Green, white, orange


Q. What was St. Patrick's calling?

Ans. He was a missionary


Q. What do Irish people say about Saint Patrick?

Ans. Both of the above


Q. What is a shillelagh?

Ans. Short, stout, oak club


Q. According to legend, what should you never do if you catch a leprechaun?

Ans. Take your eyes off him


Q. What was St.Patrick's name at birth?

Ans. Maewyn Succat


Q. Which American city holds the largest St.Patrick's Day parade?

Ans. New York


Q. What profession does the leprechaun supposedly practice?

Ans. Shoemaker


Q. What is cured by kissing The Blarney Stone?

Ans. Shyness


Q. What does "Erin Go Braugh"mean?

Ans. Ireland for ever


Q. Who kidnapped Maewyn Succat?

Ans. A band of pirates


Q. How long did St Patrick's mission in Ireland last?

Ans. 30 years


Q. What happens if you don't wear green on St. Patrick's Day?

Ans. You get pinched


Q. If you catch a Leprechaun and take your eyes off him, what happens?

Ans. He vanishes and so will your hopes of finding his treasure