30 BEST St Patrick’s Day Trivia Questions and Answers

Think you know everything about St Paddy’s Day? Then see how many shamrocks you can get in the ultimate St Patrick’s Day trivia questions and answers.

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Is there a more loved national holiday around the world than St Patrick’s Day?

It’s a public holiday in the tiny country of Montserrat in the Caribbean; Boston, Chicago and New York have massive parades; and every single pub in Ireland is packed with people having a good time.

St Patrick’s Day is celebrated on the 17th March every year, and it honors Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.

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Ready to put your Saint Patrick’s Day trivia to the test?

The question is, how well do you know your facts from fiction? Think you’ll score 5 shamrocks in our quiz?

Looking for the best St Patrick’s Day trivia questions and answers?

There’s a mix of questions coming up, covering everything from history and geography, to Guinness World Records. Do you know St Patrick’s real name or where he was actually from?

How about celebrations around the world… could you say where plays host to the biggest parades or where to head to in NYC for one of the biggest St Paddy’s parties on the planet? How about random trivia… could you guess the highest number of leaves found on a single clover?

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This St Patricks Day Irish quiz is a fun way to kick off your celebration

Then it’s time to grab a Guinness and test yourself with our St Patrick’s Day trivia questions and answers.

If you’re looking for an ideal St Paddy’s day activity, we’d recommend hosting your own quiz at home to test your whole family. After all, there’s a shining pot of gold waiting for whoever scores the most correct answers in this St Patrick’s Day quiz!

Once you’ve played this quiz, don’t miss our general knowledge quiz about Ireland and our Irish history quiz. They’re both ideal for fans of the Emerald Isle!

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This quiz is ideal for everyone – kids, grown ups, Irish, Americans, Brits and more!

St Patrick’s Day Trivia Questions

What nationality was St. Patrick?

What is the national flower/emblem of Ireland?

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What century was Saint Patrick born in?

Which city has the biggest St Patrick’s Day parade?

Legend says that each leaf of the shamrock represents faith, hope, love and what?

How many people of Irish heritage live in the USA?

What is Saint Patrick famed for ridding Ireland of?

How many pints of Guinness are sold around the world on St Paddy’s Day?

Which of these colors was originally associated with St. Patrick's Day?

When did Chicago first start dying their river green for St Paddy’s Day?

What mythological being is a part of St. Patrick’s Day lore and Irish culture?

What do you traditionally eat on Saint Paddy’s Day?

The first St Patrick’s Day parade was held where around the world?

What is a fond name given to Ireland?

What are the chances of finding a 4-leaf clover?

To celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in Ireland, Dublin hosts a huge festival that lasts how many days?

Where was the first St. Patrick’s Day parade in Ireland held in 1903?

Even though it’s a big drinking day now, St. Paddy's Day used to be a dry holiday up until what decade?

What iconic structure turns green to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in England?

The flag of Ireland is white, green and what colour?

In the United States, it is traditional to plant what seeds on St. Patrick's Day?

In which year did St Patrick's Day officially become a public holiday in Ireland?

According to myth, when is the best time to sneak up on a leprechaun?

What was St. Patrick's real name?

What does the famous phrase “Erin go bragh” mean?

What were the three leaves of the shamrock used to explain?

In which city is Guinness brewed?

When was the Irish Potato Famine?

Where does the St Patrick's Day Parade take place in New York City?

Forget the four-leaf clover, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, what was the highest number of leaves ever recorded on a clover stem?


Plan your own quiz night

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If you’re looking for some recommendations, these are a few of our favorite quiz books to buy. We use these when planning fun trivia nights with family and friends!

  1. Ultimate Quiz Night
  2. Quiz Master
  3. The Big Pub Quiz

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