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Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz

Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz


1) When did people start wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day?
1600’s -Correct Answer!

2) Which of these rivers is dyed green each year on St. Paddy’s Day?
River Thames
Chicago River -Correct Answer!
Hudson River

3) When was St. Patrick born?
1000 B.C.
389 A.D. -Correct Answer!
1812 A.D.

4) St. Patrick was kidnapped by pirates at age 16 and sold as a slave in Ireland.
True -Correct Answer!

5) What type of meat is commonly found in traditional Irish Stew?
Corned beef
Lamb -Correct Answer!

6) According to pious legend, how did St. Patrick drive the snakes out of Ireland?
Playing a flute
Water (flooding)
Pounding drums -Correct Answer!

7) What new kind of marshmallow was added to “Lucky Charms” cereal in 2008?
Hourglasses -Correct Answer!

8) Which statement is NOT true?
Lent restrictions are dropped on St. Patrick’s Day.
St. Patrick’s real birth name was Maewyn Succat.
Irish Spring soap was invented in Ireland. -Correct Answer!
It’s believed that St. Patrick died on March 17, 461.

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