What Do You Know About St. Patrick's Day?

Today is the day you break out your green attire, possibly enjoy a green beverage and eat some traditional Irish food. All across the country and even around the world, people are celebrating St. Patrick's Day. In celebration of this March 17th holiday, your favorite Lake of the Ozarks roofing company has come up with 17 fun trivia questions for you to test your knowledge of St. Patrick's Day!

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


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 a pot of gold was found at the end of the rainbow. 

2. What does the Shamrock symbol signify?


A. The number three.
B. The coming of Spring.
C. The Luck of the Irish.
D. It's just a plant.

3. Where does the Blarney Stone come from?


A. A cave.
B. A hilltop.
C. A castle.
D. A cliff.

4. When were the customs of St. Patrick's Day brought to America?


A. 1787
B. 1776
C. 1747
D. 1737

5. What was the first US City to celebrate St. Patrick's Day?


A. New York
B. Philadelphia
C. Boston
D. Chicago

6. Which US City celebrates St. Patrick's Day by coloring the river green?


A. Chicago
B. St. Louis
C. Nashville
D. Boise

7. What is a Shillelagh?


A. A leprechaun's outfit.
B. A wooden pipe.
C. A short, stout, oak club.
D. A traditional Irish song.

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


A. Take your eyes off him.
B. Kiss him.
C. Tell your friends.
D. Feed him.

9. Which US city holds the largest St. Patrick's Day parade?


A. Chicago
B. New York
C. Boston
D. Philadelphia

10. What does "Erin Go Braugh" mean?


A. Ireland Forever
B. Luck of the Irish
C. Happy St. Patrick's Day
D. Go Ireland

11. Kissing the Blarney Stone is said to give you what?


A. Good Luck
B. Love
C. The Gift of Gab
D. Happiness

12. What does the circle in the center of the Celtic cross represent?


A. Unity
B. Eternity
C. Moon
D. Sun

13. "Aer Lingus" is what in Ireland?


A. A band.
B. An Irish airline.
C. A popular pub
D. An Irish dance.

14. What happens to you if you don't wear green on St. Patrick's Day?


A. You are cursed all year.
B. You lose money.
C. You get pinched.
D. You'll have nightmares.

15. How did St. Patrick drive the snakes out of Ireland?


A. With fire and smoke.
B. With water.
C. By singing an Irish song.
D. By pounding drums.

16. What type of meat is used in the traditional Irish Stew?


A. Beef
B. Chicken
C. Lamb 
D. Ham

17. What is the traditional Irish dish served on St. Patrick's Day?


A. Irish Stew
B. Corned Beef and Cabbage
C. Shepard's Pie
D. Lamb and Potatoes





**ANSWERS**

1. B - The death of St. Patrick.
2. A - The number three.
3. C - A castle.
4. D - 1737
5. C - Boston
6. A - Chicago
7. C - A short, stout, oak club.
8. A - Take your eyes off him.
9. B - New York
10. A - Ireland Forever
11. C - The Gift of Gab
12. D - Sun
13. B - An Irish airline.
14. C - You get pinched.
15. D - By pounding drums.
16. C - Lamb
17. B - Corned Beef and Cabbage   

Happy St. Patrick's Day from Above & Beyond Roofing! Along with this fun holiday comes the approach of spring, which means it's time to get your roof inspected. We offer free roof inspections at the Lake of the Ozarks - so give us a call at 573-302-0354 to schedule yours today!

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