March 15, 2011

St. Patrick’s Day Trivia

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St. Patrick’s Day Trivia Quiz!

St. Valentine. . . St. Nicholas. . . and St. Patrick! Lots of saints behind lots of holidays. And on March 17th, the whole world turns a wee bit Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. How Irish are you? To gear up for the wearin’ o’ the green, try our St. Patrick’s Day trivia quiz below.

  1. According to legend, St. Patrick drove what reptiles from Ireland?
  2. What sugary breakfast cereal features a dancing leprechaun who claims it is “magically delicious?”
  3. What are the colors in the Irish flag, and what does each color stand for?
  4. Name a college sports team with the name “Irish” in it.
  5. Where is the biggest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the world?
  6. What does “Erin Go Braugh” mean?
  7. What is the name of the Irish Gryffindor student in the Harry Potter series? (Hint: He attends the Yule Ball with Lavender Brown.)
  8. What happens when you “kiss the Blarney Stone?”
  9. Almost 25% of people from what state are descended from Irish immigrants?
  10. What happens to a leprechaun if you look away?

Leave your answers below in the Comments, and check here for answers. The luck ‘o the Irish to ya!

— Ratha, Stacks Writer

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