The Ireland Quiz: Interesting Facts! Trivia

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The Ireland Quiz: Interesting Facts! Trivia

Jump aboard as we set sail to the Emerald Isle – the wonderful country of the Republic of Ireland! Those of you with little knowledge of the country will only be able to tout leprechauns, four-leaf clovers, and other common clichés when it comes to Ireland. Still, in the following quiz, we’ll aim to educate you on some of the facts about the country and some of its most successful celebrity exports!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, live?
    • A. 

      In the 5th century AD.

    • B. 

      In the 7th century AD.

    • C. 

      In the 9th century AD.

    • D. 

      In the 5th century AD.

  • 2. 
    Which plant is an Irish symbol?
    • A. 

      The pine tree.

    • B. 

      The oak.

    • C. 

      The thistle.

    • D. 

      The shamrock.

  • 3. 
    Which is the correct spelling of the famous Irish stout?
    • A. 

      Guinnes

    • B. 

      Guiness

    • C. 

      Guinness

    • D. 

      Guines

  • 4. 
    When did the Republic of Ireland join the Euro?
    • A. 

      1997

    • B. 

      1999

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      2004

  • 5. 
    What is the largest wild mammal in Ireland?
    • A. 

      Irish hare

    • B. 

      Red fox

    • C. 

      Red deer

    • D. 

      Badger

  • 6. 
    What is 'Riverdance'?
    • A. 

      An Irish step dancing show.

    • B. 

      A strong Irish drink.

    • C. 

      A county in the Republic.

    • D. 

      An Irish painter's pseudo name

  • 7. 
    Which Irish town was Oscar Wilde born in?
    • A. 

      Dublin

    • B. 

      Cork

    • C. 

      Limerick

    • D. 

      Derry

  • 8. 
    Who wrote "Gulliver's Travels"?
    • A. 

      Oscar Wilde

    • B. 

      James Joyce

    • C. 

      George Bernard Shaw

    • D. 

      Jonathan Swift

  • 9. 
    Which Irish football genius was the regional Belfast City Airport named after?
    • A. 

      Johnny Giles

    • B. 

      Paul McGrath

    • C. 

      Damien Duff

    • D. 

      George Best

  • 10. 
    In the folk song “Molly Malone” what is the girl's job?
    • A. 

      Painter

    • B. 

      Fishmonger

    • C. 

      Cleaner

    • D. 

      Singer