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Test Your Luck: St. Patrick's Day Trivia

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10 Questions St. Patrick's Day Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Luck: St. Patrick's Day Trivia

  1. 1. 1. What was St. Patrick's given name at birth? A. Patty O’Finn B. Rick Shamrock C. Maewyn Succat D. Erwin McGregor
  2. 2. A. 1931 B. 1977 C. 1800 D. 2001 2. When was the first St. Patrick's Day Parade held in Dublin, Ireland?
  3. 3. 3. What does the word "shamrock" mean in Gaelic? A. Rock Of Sham B. Young Clover C. 4 Leaf Clover D. Fake Rock Star
  4. 4. 4. Why is St. Patrick's Day celebrated on March 17th? A. Day St. Patrick died B. St. Patrick’s Birthday C. Day Lucky Charms Cereal Was Invented D. It is Just a Random Date
  5. 5. 5. What was the first color associated with St. Patrick? A. YELLOW B. ORANGE C. BLUE D. GREEN
  6. 6. 6. When did the first New York City St. Patrick's Day parade take place? A. 1792 B. 1802 C. 1762 D. 1988
  7. 7. 7. Dyeing the Chicago River green is a favorite tradition in Chicago. What year did it begin? A. 1962 B. 1999 C. 1776 D. 1862
  8. 8. 8. Legend says that St. Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland. Approximately how many were there? A. None B. All of Them C. 2 D. 14,494
  9. 9. 9. St. Patrick wasn't born in Ireland. How did he first travel to the Emerald Isle? A. Boat B. Magic Rainbow C. Walked D. He Was Kidnapped.
  10. 10. 10. Irish soda bread is popular on St. Patrick's Day. Why is it tradition to cut a cross on the top of the loaf? A. Allows Bread to Rise B. Scares Away Evil Spirits C. It is a symbol for Christ’s Cross D. It is Just Pretty
  11. 11. 1. What was St. Patrick's given name at birth? A. Patty O’Finn B. Rick Shamrock C. Maewyn Succat D. Erwin McGregor Changed his name “Patricuis”- “Father Figure”
  12. 12. A. 1931 B. 1977 C. 1800 D. 2001 2. When was the first St. Patrick's Day Parade held in Dublin, Ireland? Shockingly, the first parade in Dublin did not occur until 1931. The holiday wasn't a national holiday in Ireland until 1903
  13. 13. 3. What does the word "shamrock" mean in Gaelic? A. Rock Of Sham B. Young Clover C. 4 Leaf Clover D. Fake Rock Star
  14. 14. 4. Why is St. Patrick's Day celebrated on March 17th? A. Day St. Patrick died B. St. Patrick’s Birthday C. Day Lucky Charms Cereal Was Invented D. It is Just a Random Date
  15. 15. 5. What was the first color associated with St. Patrick? A. YELLOW B. ORANGE C. BLUE D. GREEN The Order of St. Patrick, established in 1783, selected blue as its color because dark green was already taken. Green became popular with the 1798 Irish Rebellion when wearing a clover on a lapel became a sign.
  16. 16. 6. When did the first New York City St. Patrick's Day parade take place? A. 1792 B. 1802 C. 1762 D. 1988 In 1762, British soldiers from Ireland marched through the streets of New York City to honor St. Patrick
  17. 17. 7. Dyeing the Chicago River green is a favorite tradition in Chicago. What year did it begin? A. 1962 B. 1999 C. 1776 D. 1862 1962 by Two members of Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local Union #11
  18. 18. 8. Legend says that St. Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland. Approximately how many were there? A. None B. All of Them C. 2 D. 14,494 Trick question. There were actually no snakes in Ireland. The snake reference is considered a metaphorical explanation for St. Patrick driving evil and paganism out of Ireland.
  19. 19. 9. St. Patrick wasn't born in Ireland. How did he first travel to the Emerald Isle? A. Boat B. Magic Rainbow C. Walked D. He Was Kidnapped. He was taken there by maurauders who raided his family's estate in Wales and held him captive as a slave in Ireland for six years. He made it back home, became a priest and returned to Ireland
  20. 20. 10. Irish soda bread is popular on St. Patrick's Day. Why is it tradition to cut a cross on the top of the loaf? A. Allows Bread to Rise B. Scare Away Evil Spirits C. It is a symbol for Christ’s Cross D. It is Just Pretty

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