Friday, March 17, 2017

How Much Do You Know About St. Patrick's Day?

Today is St. Patrick's Day, a day to put on your green, grab your friends and have a great time! While we all know St. Patrick's Day is an Irish holiday where you dress up in green, how much do you really know about this fun holiday? Find out by answering the trivia questions below:

St. Patrick's Day Trivia Questions

1. Who was St. Patrick? 

A. A British man who was captured and enslaved in Ireland
B. An Irish monk who banished snakes from Ireland
C. A French sailor who was captured by Irish pirates
D. An Irish monk who saved his countrymen by warning of a British invasion

2. What did St. Patrick use shamrocks for?

A. As medicine because of their healing power
B. To bring good luck
C. To symbolize the uniting of France, Britain and Ireland
D. To explain the Holy Trinity

3. According to legend, what did St. Patrick chase out of Ireland? 

A. Christians
B. Snakes
C. Demons
D. Leprechauns

4. St. Patrick's Day is celebrated to commemorate what event? 

A. The birth of St. Patrick
B. The death of St. Patrick
C. The day St. Patrick drove snakes out of Ireland
D. The day St. Patrick moved to Ireland

5. In the United States, where and when was the first St. Patrick's Day parade held? 

A. Boston 1809
B. New York 1762
C. Philadelphia 1798
D. Providence 1821

6. While we associate green with St. Patrick's Day, what color was originally associated with this Saint? 

A. White
B. Orange
C. Blue
D. Red

7. According to legend, what should you never do if you catch a leprechaun? 

A. Feed him
B. Kiss him
C. Wash him
D. Let him out of your sight

8. What profession does the leprechaun supposedly practice? 

A. Shoemaker
B. Teacher
C. Blacksmith
D. Goldsmith 

9. How many leaves does a shamrock have? 

A. Four
B. Two
C. Five
D. Three

10. What does "Erin go braugh" mean? 

A. Ireland Forever
B. I'm Irish
C. Bottoms Up
D. Spring is Here

11. Approximately how many Americans are of Irish ancestry? 

A. 9.4 million
B. 17.3 million
C. 33.7 million
D. 53.8 million



1. A - A British man who was captured and enslaved in Ireland
2. D - To explain the Holy Trinity
3. B - Snakes
4. B - The death of St. Patrick
5. B - New York 1762
6. C - Blue
7. D - Let him out of your sight
8. A - Shoemaker
9. D - Three
10. A - Ireland Forever
11. C - 33.7 million 

Ask your friends and family these fun trivia questions when you're celebrating this weekend! Happy St. Patrick's Day from Your Lake Vacation! If you haven't started making your spring, and even summer, vacation plans yet, now's the time to do it. We have a variety of homes and condos at the Lake of the Ozarks to accommodate any size group. Visit our website or give us a call at 877-284-0267 today!

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