Saint Patrick's Day Ultimate Trivia Quiz!

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Saint Patrick

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    St. Patrick was born in what country?
    • A. 

      Ireland

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Wales

    • D. 

      Scotland

  • 2. 
    What was St. Patrick's given name?
    • A. 

      Maewyn

    • B. 

      Mervin

    • C. 

      Merlin

    • D. 

      Marlon

  • 3. 
    Although Patrick spent his early years as a pagan, he later became noted for being very good at what?
    • A. 

      Playing horseshoes

    • B. 

      Partying

    • C. 

      Converting Irish pagans to Christianity

    • D. 

      Converting Christians back to paganism

  • 4. 
    How long did his Christian mission last in Ireland?
    • A. 

      10 years

    • B. 

      20 years

    • C. 

      27 years

    • D. 

      30 years

  • 5. 
    Why was Patrick arrested several times by the Druids?
    • A. 

      He kept converting them to Christianity.

    • B. 

      He was caught stealing horses.

    • C. 

      He tried to marry the daughter of a Druid.

    • D. 

      He lied about his mission.

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following is not part of the folklore that surrounds St. Patrick?
    • A. 

      He raised people from the dead.

    • B. 

      He drove the snakes from Ireland.

    • C. 

      He used a shamrock to explain the Trinity.

    • D. 

      He was once sold into slavery.

  • 7. 
    The first time St. Patrick's Day was celebrated in the U.S. was in 1737 in what city?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Boston

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      Chicago

  • 8. 
    St. Patrick's followers adopted the custom of wearing what on his feast day?
    • A. 

      A shamrock

    • B. 

      A green bow tie

    • C. 

      A rose

    • D. 

      A rainbow pin

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following is NOT a St. Patrick's Day tradition?
    • A. 

      Wearing green

    • B. 

      Drinking beer

    • C. 

      Having parades

    • D. 

      Women asking the men to dance

  • 10. 
    St. Patrick's Day has become a very popular celebration, especially in America. What is one theory as to why this is true?
    • A. 

      It is a prelude to Easter.

    • B. 

      It occurs just before the first day of spring.

    • C. 

      In honor of Patrick's many accomplishments

    • D. 

      St. Patrick promoted the drinking of beer.