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Monday, 5 March 2018

St Patrick’s Day Quiz

Quiz Answers Are Given Below The Post :-

Q 1. So St Patrick’s day is coming fast. But why do we celebrate St Paddy’s?



Options :-
Because it’s Ireland’s birthday
Because it’s nice to wear green
Because it’s Irish independence day
Because it honours the anniversary of St Patrick’s death


Q 2. There are many different parts to St Patrick's Day celebrations. Which of these is DEFINITELY not one of them?



Options:-
Singing ‘God save the Queen’
Street parades
Visiting pubs
Wearing green

Q 3. St Patrick’s celebrations are particularly big in the capital of Ireland. Where is that by the way?



Options :-
Derry
Cork
Galway
Dublin

Q 4. Of course, it’s also a big celebration in Northern Ireland, the capital of which is ______.



Options :-
Cardiff
Belfast
Guelph
Ulster

Q 5. You’ll see many an Irish flag at St Paddy’s celebrations. What colours does it show?



Options :-
Blue, White, Green
Red, White, Green
Green, White, Orange
Orange, White, Turquoise

Q 6. Ireland is also home to some unique sports which hold special games on St Patrick’s day. Which of these is one of them?



Options :-
Curling
Hurling
Popo
Quidditch

Q 7. “Sásta Lá Fhéile Pádraig!” You’ll no doubt know that means “Happy St Patrick’s Day” in Irish, which is also known as a ______ language.



Options :-
Brittonic
Elvish
Gaelic
Manx

Q 8. Celebrations of St Patrick’s day often feature this instrument. Often called a violin, when played in a certain way it’s referred to as a _______.



Options :-
Fiddler
Fuddle
Fibble
Fiddle

Q 9. Anyone with a healthy interest in all things Irish know not to call this a ‘clover’. It’s OBVIOUSLY a ______.



Options :-
Sprig
Shamrock
Mini-tree
Sharrock

Q 10. And what did St Patrick famously use them to demonstrate?



Options :-
The growth of Christianity
The importance of plants
The vitality of the Irish earth
The Trinity

Q 11. Speaking of St Paddy himself, can you tell us in modern geographic terms, where was he born?



Options :-
England
Wales
Ireland
Scotland

Q 12. And before he was called Patrick, he carried another name. What was it?



Options :-
Davith
Patricius
Tony
Maewyn

Q 13. You’ll know that St Patrick himself had a colourful life to say the least. But which colour was first associated with him?



Options :-
Gold
Red
Blue
Green

Q 14. Speaking of the colourful events in St Patrick’s life, according to scholars, which of these events associated with Patrick is unlikely to have happened?



Options :-
Patrick served as a slave in Ireland
Patrick spread Christianity throughout Ireland
Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland
Patrick studied religious instruction in Gaul

Q 15. The Celtic Cross is often associated with Patrick. The cross is obvious, but what does the circle represent?



Options :-
The moon
The earth
The sun
The wheel of life

Q 16. In a brilliant twist of irony, one Hollywood film sees a character getting crushed by a ‘luck of the Irish’ sign. Which of these is it?



Options :-
Blades of Glory
Dodgeball
There’s Something About Mary
Anchorman

Q 17. “St Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time, a day to begin transforming winters ______ into summers ______.” So goes a popular quote, but can you fill in the gaps?



Options :-
Dream / Magic
Hardship / Abundance
Wish / Truth
Frost / Plenty

Q 18. St Patrick’s Day is even celebrated out of this world! The traditional instruments played by this astronaut belonged to which Irish band?



Options :-
The Pogues
The Corrs
The Chieftains
The Dubliners

Q 19. Take a look at this important location in Ireland. Which of these facts about it is true?



Options :-
It was used as a St Patrick’s Day ‘Google Doodle’
St Patrick washed up here after shipwreck
It was in the opening scene of ‘St Patrick’s Day - The Movie’
This island is home to the official ‘St Patrick’s Day rock’

Q 20. St Patrick’s Day is steeped in history, just like the Irish language. From which period does this text originate?



Options :-
0 AD - 500 AD
500 AD - 1000 AD
500 BC - 0 AD
1000 AD - 1500 AD

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