Saint Patrick's Day is a special day not just for the Irish but for so many Christians as well. Here at TQN we have compiled a fun little collection of trivia questions that should be easy peasy to anyone
Russia's first ever Saint Patrick's Day parade was held in the city of Mexico in 1992.
Despite its strong religious undertones, St. Patrick's Day is one of the most famous drinking holidays in the world. According to reports, the sales of beer increase by over 150% on this holiday. And of all the various brands of beer, Guinness is the most consumed during this celebration.
Answer: Pea seeds
It's a common tradition in America for people to plant pea seeds on St. Patrick's Day. According to this tradition, planting the peas brings good fortune to the planter.
Answer: A tree
There are Irish legends which say that St. Patrick stuck his walking stick (made of ash wood) into the ground at a place he went to evangelize. The stick later grew into a tree.
Despite being the main and foremost patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick wasn't actually born in Ireland. He was born in Britain.
It is customarily to put on green clothing on Saint Patrick's Day. The reason why green is worn during the celebration is because legend has it that when you wear green attire, leprechauns can't see you. And when they can't see you, they can't pinch you.
Answer: 17th Century
By the 17th century, the Catholic Church and other churches had began observing 17th March as a feast day for St. Patrick.
Answer: He was captured
According to his own writings, St. Patrick said he was was captured by Irish pirates when he was 16 years old. They kept him as a slave for several years.
According to legend, the reason why there are no native snakes in Ireland is because St. Patrick drove all of them into the sea. Based on the legend, Patrick was forced to banish all Ireland's snakes because they attacked him while he was fasting in the wilderness.
Answer: White River
Covering a distance of approximately 312 miles, the White River is one of the longest rivers in the State of Indiana. This river was dyed green in 2015 in celebration of that year's St. Patrick's Day.