Quiz: Only A True Ireland Native Can Pass This Irish History Quiz. Can You?

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Do you have the luck of the Irish?

Were you born and raised in Ireland? Are you Irish by birth? Do you think you know Irish history? Let's put it to the test!

 Sep 21, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Irish ___________ Famine took place between 1845-1849.
Green
Great
Potato

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Society of Friends, also known as the _______________, was at the forefront of the famine relief.
Ashkenazis
Welsch
Quakers

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which Scandinavians invaded Ireland in the 9th and 10th centuries?
Nordics
Vikings
Swedish

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which vegetable did Oliver Cromwell (reputedly) introduce to Dublin?
Turnips
Tomatoes
Cabbage

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Titanic was built in which Irish city?
Waterford
Belfast
Witchitaw

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What color was originally associated with Saint Patrick?
Red
Yellow
Blue

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How long was the Irish War of Independence (aka the Anglo-Irish War)?
8 years
1 year
5 years

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What are Pear Picking Porky, Joker and Polly Pineapple?
Lollipops
Whiskey
Card Games

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is Phillip Treacy (born in County Galway) famous for?
Hats
Farming
Preaching

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the good luck symbol in Irish folklore?
Tree of Life
Lebrechaun
Claddagh

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In Ireland, if you want the gift of the eloquence, the ability to speak well and persuasively, what must you do?
Catch a Leprechaun
Find a four leaf clover
Kiss a Blarney Stone

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which city in Ireland has the nickname 'The Maiden City'?
Derry
Galway
Cork

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If caught, what does a leprechaun offer to gain his release?
Forty pieces of silver
A look into the future
3 wishes

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does Saint Patrick's Day celebrate?
Ireland's entry into the European Union
The end of the Irish civil war
Saint Patrick, a saint who ministered Christianity

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who originally settled in Ireland?
The Quakers
The Celts
The Baptists

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In the early 1600s, England's official religion became Protestant, while most Irish remained:
Orthodox
Roman Catholic
Pagan

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Why is Ireland Called the Emerald Isle?
Because it was discovered by Jim Emerald
Because its a major location for mining emeralds
Because of its lush greenery

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these is an Irish birthday tradition for children?
Holding the child upside down and bumping their head on the cake
Putting their birthday candles under their pillow that night
Dressing them up as a Leprechaun and catching them
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