Friday, March 15, 2013

St. Patty's Trivia!



Who was St. Patrick?

A.The Irish equivalent of Santa Claus

B.A monk who took the Gospel to Ireland

C.A biologist who introduced the shamrock to Ireland

D.The inventor of ale


In legends, what was St. Patrick credited with doing?

A.Driving all the snakes from Ireland

B.Developing an Irish school system

C.Teaching the natives English

D.Explaining how the shamrock was a god



What event is St. Patrick’s Day the anniversary of?
A.St. Patrick’s birth

B.The day St. Patrick arrived in Ireland

C.The day St. Patrick drove the snakes from Ireland

D.St. Patrick’s death


Where was St. Patrick born?

A.Iceland

B.Ireland

C.Denmark

D.England


What type of mythical creature is a leprechaun?

A.An imp

B.A goblin

C.A fairy

D.A gnome


What is the Blarney Stone?

A.A stone once sat on by a giant purple dinosaur

B.The foundation stone from the first Irish church

C.A castle stone said to give powers to those who kiss it

D.The monument to St. Patrick’s birthplace

What power can you get from kissing the Blarney Stone?
A.Making someone fall in love with you

B.Good speech

C.The ability to see leprechauns

D.Money


In what year did St. Patrick die?
A.36 AD

B.461 AD

C.36 BC

D.1437 AD
 

What city celebrates St. Patrick’s Day by coloring a river green?
A.London, England

B.Dublin, Ireland

C.Chicago, Illinois (USA)

D.Springfield, Missouri (USA)


What does the color green symbolize in Ireland?
A.Hope

B.The Holy Trinity—God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

C.The end of the potato famine

D.St. Patrick
 

What colors are on the Irish flag?
A.Red, white, and green

B.Green, orange, and white

C.Just green

D.Black, blue, and white
 

What job does a leprechaun usually have?
A.Banker

B.Goldsmith

C.Shoemaker

D.Barrel maker
 

What can you get if you catch a leprechaun?
A.The Blarney Stone

B.A wife

C.His treasure

D.3 wishes
 

What was St. Patrick’s birth name?
A.Maewyn Succat

B.Arthur Smith

C.Patrick O’Malley

D.Larry Finnigan
 

How long did St. Patrick minister in Ireland?
A.30 years

B.10 years

C.His entire life

D.6 months

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