Saint Patrick's Day Trivia QuizFree Saint Patrick's Day Trivia Questions and Answers - Printable Trivia
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When did St. Patrick die?
420 AD - Historians argue about the exact year of his birth and his death. However, this date is probably the most accurate.
What kind of creature does legend say St. Patrick drove out of Ireland?
Snakes - There are no snakes in Ireland.
What kind of plant is associated with St. Patrick?
Shamrock - He is said to have left the shamrocks as a symbol that the snakes would never return.
What kind of staff did St. Patrick carry?
Ash - He is said to have stuck his staff into the ground wherever he was preaching.
Where is the largest St. Patrick's Day parade?
New York - This parade is also the oldest in North America.
What color was originally associated with St. Patrick?
Blue - This gradually changed to green.
What other religious holiday often falls close to St. Patrick's Day?
Easter - If Easter and St. Patrick's Day coincide, the Church chooses another day to celebrate the Saint.
Where is St. Patrick buried?
Downpatrick - He is said to be buried in Down Cathedral in Downpatrick.
Which of these cities is known for dying its river green? Chicago, Belfast or Dublin?
Chicago - A hundred pounds of dye was used the first year and the river remained green for a week.
Where is the shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade?
Hot Springs - This city holds the parade in the street which is, according to Ripley's, the shortest street in the world.
Which of these things is associated with St. Patrick? A sword, a rock or a bell?
A bell - The shrine of St. Patrick's Bell is located in the National Museum of Ireland.
Who is buried along with St. Patrick?
St. Brigid - He is also said to be buried with St. Columba.
What does legend say St. Patrick used to help explain the holy trinity?
The shamrock - He used the leaves of the shamrock to illustrate the trinity.
Where was St. Patrick born?
Britain - He was taken captive and transported to Ireland when he was sixteen.
Which of the following foods might be served at a feast for St. Patrick? Corned beef and cabbage, roast pig or salted cod?
Corned beef and cabbage - You might also serve Irish stew or potatoes.
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