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St patrick’s quiz

  1. 1. ST PATRICK’S DAY How much do you know about it?
  2. 2. QUESTION 1 <ul><li>St. Patrick's Day is celebrated to commemorate which of the following events? </li></ul><ul><li>St Patrick was born on that day. </li></ul><ul><li>St Patrick died on that day. </li></ul><ul><li>St Patrick drove snakes out of Ireland on that day. </li></ul>
  3. 3. QUESTION 2 <ul><li>St. Patrick died on </li></ul><ul><li>March 17, BC 461 </li></ul><ul><li>March 17, AD 461 </li></ul><ul><li>March 17, AD 100 </li></ul>
  4. 4. QUESTION 3 <ul><li>Where was St. Patrick born? </li></ul><ul><li>In Iceland </li></ul><ul><li>In Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>In Great Britain </li></ul>
  5. 5. QUESTION 4 <ul><li>A well known story about him says that he drove all the ___ out of Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>Snakes </li></ul><ul><li>Bears </li></ul><ul><li>Women </li></ul>
  6. 6. QUESTION 6 <ul><li>Which of the following is NOT associated with St. Patrick's Day?   </li></ul><ul><li>Green </li></ul><ul><li>Rainbow </li></ul><ul><li>Purple </li></ul>
  7. 7. QUESTION 7 <ul><li>What does the shamrock mean on the Day?   </li></ul><ul><li>Aforestation. </li></ul><ul><li>The number ‘three’ </li></ul><ul><li>Coming of spring. </li></ul>
  8. 8. QUESTION 8 <ul><li>What does leprechaun mean? </li></ul><ul><li>A goblin </li></ul><ul><li>A fairy </li></ul><ul><li>An imp </li></ul>
  9. 9. QUESTION 9 <ul><li>Which of the following is most likely to come up in your traditional St. Patrick's Day party?   </li></ul><ul><li>Pizza </li></ul><ul><li>Pineapple </li></ul><ul><li>Potato </li></ul>
  10. 10. QUESTION 10 <ul><li>Where does Blarney Stone come from?    </li></ul><ul><li>A cave </li></ul><ul><li>A hilltop </li></ul><ul><li>A castle </li></ul>
  11. 11. QUESTION 11 <ul><li>When were the customs of the St. Patrick's Day brought in America?   </li></ul><ul><li>1787 </li></ul><ul><li>1737 </li></ul><ul><li>1776 </li></ul>
  12. 12. QUESTION 12 <ul><li>Which of the following is the language of Ireland?    </li></ul><ul><li>Irish </li></ul><ul><li>English </li></ul><ul><li>Gaelic </li></ul>
  13. 13. QUESTION 13 <ul><li>Which one is regarded as the most famous of all churches dedicated to St. Patrick?     </li></ul><ul><li>St. Patrick Abbey, Belfast. </li></ul><ul><li>St. Patrick Cathedral, Dublin </li></ul><ul><li>St. Patrick Cathedral, New York </li></ul>
  14. 14. QUESTION 14 <ul><li>Which of the following activities is NOT common on St. Patty's Day?      </li></ul><ul><li>Gran Parade and plying pranks. </li></ul><ul><li>Masked revelry and wild party </li></ul><ul><li>Walking Race and wearing Green </li></ul>
  15. 15. QUESTION 15 <ul><li>Where in US the St. Patrick's Day is celebrated by an attempt to colour a river green?         </li></ul><ul><li>New York. </li></ul><ul><li>Washington D.C </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago. </li></ul>
  16. 16. QUESTION 16 <ul><li>Which of the following was not born in Ireland? </li></ul><ul><li>Pierce Brosnan. </li></ul><ul><li>U2 </li></ul><ul><li>Sean Connery. </li></ul>
  17. 17. QUESTION 17 <ul><li>In Ireland, what does the colour green stand for?             </li></ul><ul><li>Spring. </li></ul><ul><li>Countryside. </li></ul><ul><li>Hope. </li></ul>
  18. 18. QUESTION 18 <ul><li>What did St. Patrick's do?                 </li></ul><ul><li>He was a great explorer. </li></ul><ul><li>He was a missionary. </li></ul><ul><li>He was a war hero. </li></ul>
  19. 19. QUESTION 19 <ul><li>What do Irish people say about Saint Patrick?                   </li></ul><ul><li>He watches over them. </li></ul><ul><li>He decides if they will get into heaven one day. </li></ul><ul><li>Both of the above . </li></ul>
  20. 20. QUESTION 20 <ul><li>What is a shillelagh?                   </li></ul><ul><li>A Leprechaun outfit. </li></ul><ul><li>A wooden pipe. </li></ul><ul><li>Short, stout, oak, club. </li></ul>
  21. 21. QUESTION 21 <ul><li>According to legend, what should you never do if you catch a leprechaun?                     </li></ul><ul><li>Kiss him. </li></ul><ul><li>Take your eyes off him. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell your friends. </li></ul>
  22. 22. QUESTION 22 <ul><li>Which American city holds the largest St.Patrick's Day parade?                     </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago. </li></ul><ul><li>New York. </li></ul><ul><li>Boston . </li></ul>
  23. 23. QUESTION 23 <ul><li>What profession does the leprechaun supposedly have?                       </li></ul><ul><li>Shoemaker. </li></ul><ul><li>Blacksmith. </li></ul><ul><li>Goldsmith. </li></ul>
  24. 24. QUESTION 24 <ul><li>What is cured by kissing The Blarney Stone?                       </li></ul><ul><li>Lovesickness. </li></ul><ul><li>Badluck. </li></ul><ul><li>Shyness. </li></ul>
  25. 25. QUESTION 25 <ul><li>What does &quot;Erin Go Braugh&quot;mean?                </li></ul><ul><li>Luck of the Irish. </li></ul><ul><li>Ireland forever. </li></ul><ul><li>Happy St Patrick’s Day. </li></ul>
  26. 26. QUESTION 26 <ul><li>How long did St Patrick's mission in Ireland last?              </li></ul><ul><li>3 years. </li></ul><ul><li>30 years. </li></ul><ul><li>3 months. </li></ul>
  27. 27. QUESTION 27 <ul><li>What happens if you don't wear green on St. Patrick's Day?               </li></ul><ul><li>You get pinched. </li></ul><ul><li>You get to pinch someone. </li></ul><ul><li>You get slapped by someone. </li></ul>
  28. 28. QUESTION 28 <ul><li>If you catch a Leprechaun and take your eyes off him, what happens?  </li></ul><ul><li>            </li></ul><ul><li>He vanishes, and so will your hopes of finding his treasure. </li></ul><ul><li>He steals a kiss. </li></ul><ul><li>He gives you all his gold. </li></ul>
  29. 29. QUESTION 29 <ul><li>Where can you find a pot of gold? </li></ul><ul><li>Underground </li></ul><ul><li>At the end of the rainbow. </li></ul><ul><li>When you find a shamrock. </li></ul>
  30. 30. QUESTION 30 <ul><li>Which of these is a nickname for Ireland? </li></ul><ul><li>Snake-free island </li></ul><ul><li>The Emerald Isle. </li></ul><ul><li>Angel island. </li></ul>