Saint Patrick's Day Quiz

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A 10-question multiple choice quiz about Ireland for use on Saint Patrick's Day.

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Saint Patrick's Day Quiz

  1. 1. Saint Patrick's Day Quiz
  2. 3. Saint Patrick’s Day Quiz <ul><li>1. What is the capital of the Republic of Ireland? </li></ul><ul><li>Cork </li></ul><ul><li>Belfast </li></ul><ul><li>Dublin </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiff </li></ul>
  3. 5. Northern Ireland The Republic of Ireland (Eire)
  4. 6. Saint Patrick’s Day Quiz <ul><li>2. The Irish flag is made up of which three colours? </li></ul><ul><li>Green, white and orange </li></ul><ul><li>Green, yellow and orange </li></ul><ul><li>Green, red and blue </li></ul><ul><li>Green, white and red </li></ul>
  5. 8. Saint Patrick’s Day Quiz <ul><li>3. What is the name of the currency used in Northern Ireland? </li></ul><ul><li>The euro </li></ul><ul><li>The pound sterling </li></ul><ul><li>The Irish pound </li></ul><ul><li>The punt </li></ul>
  6. 10. Saint Patrick’s Day Quiz <ul><li>4. What stretch of sea separates Ireland and Great Britain? </li></ul><ul><li>The Irish Sea </li></ul><ul><li>The Atlantic Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>The North Sea </li></ul><ul><li>The English Channel </li></ul>
  7. 12. Saint Patrick’s Day Quiz <ul><li>5. What is the correct spelling of the famous Irish drink? </li></ul><ul><li>Guiness </li></ul><ul><li>Guines </li></ul><ul><li>Guinness </li></ul><ul><li>Guinnes </li></ul>
  8. 14. Saint Patrick’s Day Quiz <ul><li>6. Which of the following actors is not Irish? </li></ul><ul><li>Pierce Brosnan </li></ul><ul><li>Liam Neeson </li></ul><ul><li>Colin Farrel </li></ul><ul><li>Sean Connery </li></ul>
  9. 16. Saint Patrick’s Day Quiz <ul><li>7. What is a leprechaun? </li></ul><ul><li>A traditional Irish musical instrument </li></ul><ul><li>A sweet biscuit made in Dublin </li></ul><ul><li>A type of fairy in Irish folklore </li></ul><ul><li>A traditional hat worn by Irish women </li></ul>
  10. 18. Saint Patrick’s Day Quiz <ul><li>8. What is the population of Ireland? </li></ul><ul><li>6.2 million </li></ul><ul><li>8.8 million </li></ul><ul><li>12.5 million </li></ul><ul><li>15.9 million </li></ul>
  11. 19. The population of Ireland is estimated to be 6.2 million . Slightly fewer than 4.5 million are estimated to live in the Republic of Ireland and slightly fewer than 1.8 million are estimated to live in Northern Ireland. [Source: Wikipedia]
  12. 20. Saint Patrick’s Day Quiz <ul><li>9. Which of the following writers was Irish? </li></ul><ul><li>Oscar Wilde </li></ul><ul><li>Charles Dickens </li></ul><ul><li>Dylan Thomas </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Arthur Conan Doyle </li></ul>
  13. 23. Saint Patrick’s Day Quiz <ul><li>10. What religion are the majority of people in the Republic of Ireland? </li></ul><ul><li>Catholic </li></ul><ul><li>Protestant </li></ul><ul><li>Methodist </li></ul><ul><li>Muslim </li></ul>
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