Msfhc St. Patrick's Day Quiz

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Msfhc St. Patrick

The Four (4) Highest Quiz Scores win Avalanche Tickets (4 sets of 2 tickets) - tie breaker is oral quiz at St. Pat's Day Party. . . All questions are multiple choice.   It is timed (you have 5 minutes - It took me 3. 5 minutes and I knew the Answers - it is designed to keep you from getting on the Internet and looking up answers - this is an individual brain power test!)  See directions upon completion for submitting your results to me - oh yeah - grading is automatic and answers are not revealed until the quiz time is over - and the questions are randomly given so it will never be the same - you can take it at any time but please - once only - it records your sign in - I don't want to have disqualify anyone!   I love this application!  Sho


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Bee hive huts such as the one in this photo are found in Ireland on:
    • A. 

      The Ring of Beara

    • B. 

      The Aran Islands

    • C. 

      The Dingle Peninsula

    • D. 

      Portmarnock Golf Course

  • 2. 
    The Blarney Stone is located closest to which town in Ireland?
    • A. 

      Dublin

    • B. 

      Wexford

    • C. 

      Cork

    • D. 

      Waterford

  • 3. 
    This photo was taken at:
    • A. 

      The front gate of Trinity College

    • B. 

      The front gate of St. Stephen's Green

    • C. 

      The front gate of Dublin Castle

    • D. 

      The front gate of the Guinness Warehouse

  • 4. 
    Which crowd pleasing product is not made in Ireland?
    • A. 

      Smithwick's Ale

    • B. 

      Redbreast Whiskey

    • C. 

      Bulmer's Cider

    • D. 

      Glenfiddich

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Irish immigrants to the United States are 2nd in number to those from?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      France

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which Pope canonized St. Patrick as a saint?
    • A. 

      Innocent II

    • B. 

      Pius II

    • C. 

      Benedict I

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    A leprechaun is a
    • A. 

      Mythical figure

    • B. 

      Fairy

    • C. 

      Shoe maker

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    The most number of leaves on a Shamrock of record is?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      14

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which two rivers are dyed green every year on St. Patrick's Day as part of the festivities?
    • A. 

      Chicago and River Lee (Cork, Ireland)

    • B. 

      Chicago and San Antonio (San Antonio)

    • C. 

      Chicago and East (NYC)

    • D. 

      Chicago and Charles (Boston)

    • E. 

      Chicago and Liffey (Dublin, Ireland)

  • 10. 
    In what country other than Ireland is St. Patrick's Day considered to be an official holiday?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Montserrat

    • C. 

      New Zealand

    • D. 

      Belgium

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Irish tradition says that anyone who kisses the blarney stone, which is located near this town, will be blessed with
    • A. 

      Eloquence

    • B. 

      Wealth

    • C. 

      Health

    • D. 

      Good Luck in Love

    • E. 

      Wet lips from the persons kissing it before you

  • 12. 
    This film, shot in Ireland, starred John Wayne:
    • A. 

      Ryan's Daughter

    • B. 

      The Quiet Man

    • C. 

      The Dead

    • D. 

      The Commitments

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    In the film shot in Ireland, "Waking Ned Devine" the town folk seek to collect on a winning lottery ticket held by Ned Devine who suffers a heart attack when the lottery numbers are chosen on TV.  The town folk choose one of their own to play Ned when the "lotto man" comes asking questions.  At Ned's funeral the "lotto man" enters the church.  Although they have never met him, they are told that he has a distinct characteristic - the know it is him because he...
    • A. 

      Hiccups

    • B. 

      Sneezes

    • C. 

      Has red hair

    • D. 

      Is chewing gum

    • E. 

      Is carrying a briefcase

  • 14. 
    What ratio of shamrocks actually have the lucky 4th leaf?
    • A. 

      1 in 1,000,000

    • B. 

      1 in 10,000

    • C. 

      1 in 100,000

    • D. 

      1 in 1000

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    The phrase "Erin Go Bragh" means?
    • A. 

      Kiss me I'm Irish

    • B. 

      Brit's Go Home

    • C. 

      Everybody's Irish on St. Pat's Day

    • D. 

      Ireland Forever

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Born in 1887, Irishman John Robert Gregg is famous for inventing what?
    • A. 

      Shorthand

    • B. 

      Maritime Flag Signals

    • C. 

      Irsih Whiskey

    • D. 

      Lucky Charms

    • E. 

      Tin Whistle

  • 17. 
    Irish farmers in the spring would do this to each member of their family as they said "In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Ghost."
    • A. 

      Pull a leaf of off a shamrock

    • B. 

      Give a toast of beer to each

    • C. 

      Mark a cross on their arm with the ash of a burnt stick

    • D. 

      Hang a cross over their bed

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    The oldest Irish stone carvings show people playing what instrument?
    • A. 

      Fiddle

    • B. 

      Harp

    • C. 

      Tin Whistle

    • D. 

      Bagpipe

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    The Irish say that the people of Cork have their own language - what does the term "Be doggie wide" mean to someone from Cork?
    • A. 

      Watch out for the dog poop!

    • B. 

      Stand your ground and fight.

    • C. 

      Don't go in the alley, there is a fight!

    • D. 

      Be extra careful!

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Which of the following bands is Irish?
    • A. 

      U2

    • B. 

      Horslips

    • C. 

      Thin Lizzy

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    "Too-La-Roo-La-Roo-La" is an american written irish tune made popular by Bing Crosby in what movie?
    • A. 

      Father Flanigan

    • B. 

      Going My Way

    • C. 

      Bells of St. Mary

    • D. 

      Blue Skies

    • E. 

      Holiday Inn

  • 22. 
    The song "The Galway Girl..."
    • A. 

      Was written by American singer/songwriter Steve Earle

    • B. 

      Is in the song track from the movie P.S. I Love You

    • C. 

      Is about a black-haired, blue-eyed girl from Galway, Ireland

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    The city of Cork, Ireland is named that because
    • A. 

      Of its location on the Gulf Stream cork trees grow there.

    • B. 

      After a former Irish King who's name was Cork

    • C. 

      Because of the marshes that surround it and Cork is another word for marshes

    • D. 

      None of the above. Its just a name.

  • 24. 
    What "Fighting Irish" Notre Dame football player did not win the Heisman Trophy
    • A. 

      Paul Horning

    • B. 

      Angelo Bertelli

    • C. 

      Tim Brown

    • D. 

      John Huarte

    • E. 

      None of the above

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