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.

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Titanic was built in which Irish city?

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What color was originally associated with Saint Patrick?

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

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?
Find a four leaf clover
Kiss a Blarney Stone
Catch a Leprechaun

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

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
Dressing them up as a Leprechaun and catching them
Putting their birthday candles under their pillow that night
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