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
Answer: United States
More information: The first St. Patrick's Day parade is reported to have taken place in New York City, United States in 1762. It wasn't until somewhere in the 20th century that these parades started being held in Ireland.
Answer: St. Augustine
More information: According to a 2017 research by Dr. Michael Francis, the first recorded celebration of St. Patrick's Day in the world was in the city of St. Augustine in the American State of Florida.
More information: Despite being the main and foremost patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick wasn't actually born in Ireland. He was born in Britain.
Answer: Harry S. Truman
More information: In 1984, Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States, attended a St. Patrick's Day parade in New York City. In doing so, he became the first American President to ever participate in a St. Patrick's Day parade.
Answer: You're pinched in an affectionate manner
More information: Traditionally, everyone is required to put on green colored clothing and accessories on Saint Patrick's Day so that they become invisible to leprechauns (who can't see green). And since leprechauns like pinching people they see, those who don't wear green are accordingly pinched.
Answer: He became a priest
More information: When Saint Patrick succesfully escaped from the Irish pirates and made his way back home to Britain, he went on to become a priest.
Answer: They made him tend and rear animals.
More information: After he was captured by Irish pirates, St. Patrick spent 6 years of his young life taking care of animals before he later escaped.
Answer: A tree
More information: 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.
More information: Russia's first ever Saint Patrick's Day parade was held in the city of Mexico in 1992.
Answer: A shamrock bowl
More information: In the course of celebrating Saint Patrick's Day, it is customary for the Taoiseach (Irish head of state) to pay a courtesy call on the President of the United States at the White House and present him/her with a bowl of shamrock. This tradition began as far back as in 1952.