What's Your St. Patrick's Day IQ?

On Saint Patrick’s Day, everyone is a little bit Irish. Each year millions of revelers around the globe celebrate this day by wearing a bit o’ green and partying into the wee hours of the morning with family and friends. But just how much do you know about St. Patrick’s Day? Take our quiz and find out—and may the luck of the Irish be with you!

What is the leprechaun’s occupation?

a. miller
b. farmer
c. shoemaker
d. thief

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2. Why is Saint Patrick considered the patron saint of Ireland?

a. He was born and raised in Ireland.
b. He drove the snakes out of Ireland.
c. He was a great soldier who fought for Irish independence.
d. He was a missionary that introduced Christianity to Ireland.

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3. In Ireland long ago, Saint Patrick’s Day festivities included:

a. Drinking green beer.
b. “Tucking in” to a tasty dinner of corned beef and cabbage.
c. Wearing green from head to toe.
d. Pinning a shamrock to your hat or clothing.

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4. What happens if you kiss the Blarney Stone?

a. You’re granted a lifetime of a good luck.
b. You have a vision of yourself as a child.
c. You become an honorary citizen of Ireland.
d. You’re given the gift of gab.

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5. Why is Saint Patrick’s Day celebrated on March 17th?

a. It is the day of his death.
b. It is his birthday.
c. It is the first day of spring in Ireland.
d. It is the day of Irish independence.

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