March 2, 2010

St. Patrick’s Day Trivia

St. Patrick’s Day Trivia (Answers below)

1. Saint Patrick wasn’t really Irish at all!! True or False?

2. What is Ireland’s nickname?

3. A leprechaun is really an Irish:
a) Shoemaker
b) Thief
c) Midget
d) Magician

4. A popular Irish dish that is shredded cabbage, minced onions, mashed potatoes and melted butter is known as:
a) Mulligatawny
b) Shepherds’ Pie
c) Colcannon
d) Fairy Porridge

5. Ireland was the first country in Europe to grow potatoes on a large scale. True or False?

6. Kissing the Blarney Stone is supposed to give you what?
a) Moist Lips from the dew on the rock
b) Good Luck in Love
c) Remove shyness
d) Heals you of warts

7. The color of green for Ireland stands for:
a) Nature
b) Hope
c) Life
d) Jealousy

8. If you ask for an Irish Coffee in a restaurant, what do you get?

Answers – 1. True – His father was Italian. His mom was Scot. He was born in Scotland. 2. The Emerald Isle is the most common. It’s also called The Old Sod; Four Green Fields; The Bower. 3. a. 4. c. 5. True. 6. c. 7. a and b. 8. Coffee with Whiskey in it..