St. Patrick's Day Quiz! Trivia Facts

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Saint Patricks Day Quizzes & Trivia

When you think of St. Patricks` day then you will no doubt see the color green in your mind. This very special day traces its origin all the way to Ireland and most people today don’t know much about it. Do you think that you know a lot about this day? Take up this little quiz about this famous day and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    St. Patrick was Irish.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The first St. Patrick's Day Parade originated in Ireland.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An old Irish tradition is "drowning the shamrock." It refers to:
    • A. 

      A farming custom

    • B. 

      A scholarly custom

    • C. 

      A drinking custom

    • D. 

      A family custom

  • 4. 
    Until 1970, Irish law mandated that pubs stay closed in observance of the holiday.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Christianity played a huge role in Irish culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    March 17 is the day we celebrate St. Patrick's Day, because it is the day:
    • A. 

      St. Patrick was born

    • B. 

      St. Patrick died

    • C. 

      St. Patrick was sold into slavery

    • D. 

      St. Patrick returned to Ireland as a bishop

  • 7. 
    St. Patrick's Day has many customs. These include:
    • A. 

      The wearing of green

    • B. 

      Holding parades

    • C. 

      Drinking beer

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 8. 
    After 2008, March 17th will not fall during Holy Week again until:
    • A. 

      2052

    • B. 

      2099

    • C. 

      2125

    • D. 

      2160

  • 9. 
    In his teaching, St. Patrick used the three-leafed shamrock as a symbol to explain:
    • A. 

      The Holy Trinity

    • B. 

      The Good Samaritan

    • C. 

      Noah's Ark

    • D. 

      The Ten Commandments

  • 10. 
    What river is dyed green each year for the St. Patrick's Day celebration?
    • A. 

      Connecticut River

    • B. 

      Chicago River

    • C. 

      Mississippi River

    • D. 

      Des Moines River

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