The Luck O' The Irish

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Erin go bragh, leprechauns, shamrocks, etc. , all have to do with St. Patrick's Day. How much do you know about this Irish holiday?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many leaves on a shamrock?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 2. 
    What type of character is this?
    • A. 

      Mythological

    • B. 

      Fairy

    • C. 

      Leprechaun

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    According to Irish lore, what is supposedly found at the end of a rainbow?
    • A. 

      Bricks of silver

    • B. 

      Pretty lady

    • C. 

      Pot of gold

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the stone in Ireland that tourists go to kiss?
    • A. 

      A rolling stone

    • B. 

      Rosetta Stone

    • C. 

      Blarney Stone

    • D. 

      Sharon Stone

  • 5. 
    According to Irish legend, what does kissing the Blarney Stone supposed to bring?
    • A. 

      Good luck

    • B. 

      Skill of flattery

    • C. 

      A lot of money

    • D. 

      A rash

  • 6. 
    What is the date of St. Patrick's Day?
    • A. 

      March 1

    • B. 

      March 15

    • C. 

      March 17

    • D. 

      March 31

  • 7. 
    Which city in Wisconsin kicks off the week of St. Patrick's Day by changing their name to "New Dublin?"
    • A. 

      New London

    • B. 

      Milwaukee

    • C. 

      New Berlin

    • D. 

      Chippewa Falls

  • 8. 
    What color signifies St. Patrick?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Blue

  • 9. 
    Which musical has an Irish tone to it?
    • A. 

      Camelot

    • B. 

      Cabaret

    • C. 

      Oliver

    • D. 

      Finian's Rainbow

  • 10. 
    What is St. Patrick the patron saint of?
    • A. 

      Ireland

    • B. 

      The Irish

    • C. 

      Good luck

    • D. 

      Leprechauns

  • 11. 
    What is the supposed occupation of the leprechaun?
    • A. 

      Shoemaker

    • B. 

      Banker

    • C. 

      Woodsman

    • D. 

      Story teller

  • 12. 
    Where was St. Patrick born?
    • A. 

      Scotland

    • B. 

      Ireland

    • C. 

      Britain

    • D. 

      The Netherlands

  • 13. 
    What did St. Patrick use to explain the concept of trinity to the Irish?
    • A. 

      Shamrock

    • B. 

      Leprechaun

    • C. 

      Snake

    • D. 

      Shillelagh

  • 14. 
    Which U.S. city celebrated St. Patrick's Day in 1737?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Washington, D.C.

    • C. 

      Providence

    • D. 

      Boston

  • 15. 
    Which was a traditional meat served in Ireland on St. Patrick's Day?
    • A. 

      Cured pork

    • B. 

      Corned beef

    • C. 

      Salted ham

    • D. 

      Fried chicken

  • 16. 
    What does the phrase "Erin go bragh" mean?
    • A. 

      Ireland or Bust

    • B. 

      Ireland Forever

    • C. 

      Ireland First

    • D. 

      Ireland is Best

  • 17. 
    Which literary author is known for his limericks?
    • A. 

      Edward Lear

    • B. 

      William Butler Yeats

    • C. 

      Jonathan Swift

    • D. 

      James Joyce

  • 18. 
    Which food blight caused a famine in Ireland during the mid-19th century?
    • A. 

      Corn

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      Tomato

    • D. 

      Potato

  • 19. 
    Which is NOT a color of the flag of the Irish Free State?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      White

    • D. 

      Orange