Quiz: Even St. Patrick Himself Couldn't Pass This Irish Test. Can You?

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Challenge yourself by taking this difficult quiz all about Ireland and see how much you know about Irish history and culture!

 Mar 16, 2018

1 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What famine did the Irish people suffer from?
The Potato Famine
The Rice Famine
The Lamb Famine

2 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What is Ireland known as?
The Emerald Isle
The Golden Nation
The Crystal City

3 of 22Pick Your Answer!

Who is the patron Saint of Ireland?
St. Francis of Assisi
St. Peter
St. Patrick

4 of 22Pick Your Answer!

Which one of these was built in Ireland?
The Eiffel Tower
The Titanic
The Statue of Liberty

5 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What percent of the Irish population is under 25 years old?
35
25
50

6 of 22Pick Your Answer!

Legend says that St. Patrick _____.
Rid Ireland of snakes
Brought good luck to the entire country
Cured people of diseases

7 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What three colors are on the Irish flag?
Blue, White, Yellow
Red, White, Green
Green, White, Orange

8 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What do the Irish call circular dwellings in the ground?
Fairy tree houses
Fairy homes
Fairy forts

9 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What is Ireland's national symbol?
The Celtic Cross
A harp
A bucket of gold

10 of 22Pick Your Answer!

The Irish are the _____ largest population of alcohol drinkers in the world.
3rd
4th
1st

11 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What is the longest name of a place in Ireland?
Muckanaghederdauhaulia
Cardolawi Island
Wickandosilio City

12 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What color was originally associated with St. Patrick?
Blue
Green
Orange

13 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What percent of the population has natural red hair?
50
10
35

14 of 22Pick Your Answer!

The legend of Abhartach is believed to be an alternative origin of which creature?
Big Foot
Dracula
The Loch Nes Monster

15 of 22Pick Your Answer!

Which holiday did the Irish create?
Easter
Halloween
Valentine's Day

16 of 22Pick Your Answer!

An Irishman designed which famous building?
The Taj Mahal
The White House
The Sydney Opera House

17 of 22Pick Your Answer!

St. Patrick is actually not Irish but Italian.
False
True

18 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What is traditional to do when celebrating an Irish birthday?
Dropping the birthday child into a pile of clovers
Gently bumping the birthday child's head on something
Searching for four leaf clovers to give as a gift to the birthday child

19 of 22Pick Your Answer!

Legend says that an Irish man is responsible for creating the word _____.
Luck
Stranger
Quiz

20 of 22Pick Your Answer!

Ireland is one of the original _____.
UK Countries
Free Nations
Celtic Nations

21 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What is a Pet Day in Ireland?
A celebration where people dress up like animals
A day of good weather in a long stretch of bad weather
A day where you appreciate your pets as members of your family

22 of 22Pick Your Answer!

What does the Irish word "keening" mean?
Talking to someone you find attractive
Searching for a job unsuccessfully
Crying loudly at funerals and wakes
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