St. Patrick’s Day quiz questions.
1. Which three colours are on the Irish flag?
Green, white and orange
2. On which date is St. Patrick’s Day?
3. What is a shillelagh?
A thick stick of blackthorn used as a walking cane or a weapon
4. What was the vocation of Saint Patrick?
5. What are the two main ingredients of colcannon?
Mashed potato and cabbage/kale
6. According to tradition, which creatures did Saint Patrick drive out of Ireland?
7. Which type of alcohol is added to coffee to make it ‘Irish’?
8. Which female Irish novelist’s titles include ‘Light a Penny Candle’, ‘The Copper Beech’, ‘Circle of Friends’ and ‘Evening Class’?
9. Which Irish sitcom was set on the fictional ‘Craggy Island’?
10. How many times have Ireland won the Eurovision Song Contest?
Seven (1970, 1980, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996)
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