St. Patrick's Day

Agnieszka Oliwa
Quiz by Agnieszka Oliwa, updated more than 1 year ago
Agnieszka Oliwa
Created by Agnieszka Oliwa over 1 year ago
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Trivia Quiz on St Patrick's Day and Irish traditions.

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Question 1

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Where is the oldest harp in Ireland housed?
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  • In a museum in Belfast.
  • In Trinity college in Dublin.
  • At the end of the rainbow.

Question 2

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What does the colour white in the Irish flag represent?
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  • Supporters of the British monarchy
  • Peace
  • Traditions of Celtic Ireland

Question 3

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The Newgrange is...
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  • the oldest astronomical observatory.
  • a kind of pyramid.
  • the most famous Irish music festival.

Question 4

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What is Bodhran?
Answer
  • a kind of flute
  • a kind of drum
  • a name of an Irish dancer

Question 5

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Violin is often used in Irish music, but they don't usually call it the violin only the [blank_start]fiddle[blank_end].
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  • fiddle

Question 6

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Why do we celebrate St Patrick's day on 17th March?
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  • It's St. Patrick's birthday.
  • It's the day of his death.
  • It's the day Ireland officially became Christian.

Question 7

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Why is shamrock a symbol of Ireland?
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  • Because it's also green.
  • Because it brings good luck.
  • Because St Patrick used it to explain an important concept of Christianity.

Question 8

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What happened in Ireland in the 1840s?
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  • There was a great potato famine.
  • People stated celebrating St Parick's day with parades.
  • 2000 Irish people marched in New York for the first time.
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