How Much Do You Know About Ireland?

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How Much Do You Know About Ireland? - Quiz

How much do you know about Ireland? Did you know that the person who St. Patrick’ was named after was actually from Ireland? There is much that people do not know about one of the counties that drinks the most beer. The quiz below is designed to ensure that you learn as much as you can about it.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does Erin Go Bragh mean? 

    Erin Go Bragh is a phrase commonly associated with Irish culture and patriotism. It is an anglicized version of the Irish phrase "Éirinn go Brách," which translates to "Ireland Forever" in English. This phrase is often used as a rallying cry or expression of pride for the Irish people and their homeland. It represents a strong sense of loyalty, love, and support for Ireland and its heritage.

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    What alcoholic ingredient is found in an Irish coffee? 

    Irish coffee is a popular cocktail that typically contains whiskey or whisky as the alcoholic ingredient. Whiskey and whisky are both types of distilled alcoholic beverages made from fermented grain mash. The choice between using whiskey or whisky in an Irish coffee may depend on personal preference or regional variations.

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  • 3. 

    Who are the mischievous fairies who are said to inhabit Ireland? 

    Leprechauns are mischievous fairies that are believed to inhabit Ireland. They are often depicted as small, old men wearing green clothes and a hat, and are known for their love of mischief and their pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Leprechauns are a prominent figure in Irish folklore and are often associated with luck and good fortune.

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  • 4. 

    The female spirits who warn of death in a household are known as....?

    Banshees are female spirits in Irish folklore who are believed to warn of impending death in a household. They are often depicted as wailing or shrieking, serving as an omen for the family. The term "banshee" originated from the Irish words "bean sí" which means "woman of the fairy mound." These supernatural beings are deeply rooted in Irish mythology and are associated with mourning and death.

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  • 5. 

    What is the lucky symbol of Ireland? 

    a three-leafed clover that St. Patrick used to teach the Trinity

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  • 6. 

    How many counties are in the Republic of Ireland?

    There are 26 counties in the Republic of Ireland. This is a factual statement and the correct answer to the question. The Republic of Ireland is divided into 26 administrative counties, each with its own local government.

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  • 7. 

    What is another name for the Irish flag?

    in vertical stripes from left to right

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  • 8. 

    What did the ancient Romans call Ireland? 

    The ancient Romans referred to Ireland as Hibernia.

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  • 9. 

    What’s the name of a humorous poem that has five lines to it? It's also the name of an Irish city.

    A limerick is a type of humorous poem that consists of five lines. It is named after the city of Limerick in Ireland. Limericks typically have a specific rhyming pattern and often contain witty or humorous content.

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  • 10. 

    What river runs through Dublin?

    The river that runs through Dublin is the Liffey.

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