The Ultimate St David’s Day Quiz

From the history of the feast of Saint David to how he became the patron saint of Wales. Think traditional food, cultural traditions and national emblems for inspiration to ace our free St David’s Day quiz.

You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, and a free printable PDF at the end of the page.

Round 1

1 – “Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus” translates to what in English?

2 – What fruit would you find in a traditional Welsh cake?

3 – Which patron saint do the Scottish celebrate?

4 – What animal is found on the Welsh flag?

5 – Which Welsh classical singer has taken the Welsh flag on stage during St David’s Day performances?

6 – The first official Welsh flag was created for which special event in 1953?

7 – The city ‘St Davids’ used to be called what?

8 – What is the Ras Dewi Sant?

9 – Which city hosts the annual ‘National St David’s Day Parade’?

10 – What type of strict diet did St David follow?

Round 2

1 – What vegetable is the national emblem of Wales?

2 – What is the name of Wales’ famous tea bread?

3 – Which patron saint does England celebrate?

4 – How do you say Saint David in Welsh?

5 – How many years is said that St David lived for?

6 – What three colours make up the Welsh flag?

7 – Which city hosts the annual ‘Croeso’ 2-day St David’s festival?

8 – Where is St David buried?

9 – St David was at the heart of the Welsh church during which century?

10 – What religion was Saint David?

Round 3

1 – What flower is traditionally worn on St David’s Day?

2 – What is the main ingredient of Welsh rarebit?

3 – Which patron saint does Ireland celebrate?

4 – What colour is the Welsh dragon?

5 – David’s mother was also a Saint, what was her name?

6 – What is the Welsh word for David?

7 – What sense did St David restore on St Paulinus?

8 – St David was said to be born during what type of weather phenomenon?

9 – The city of St Davids is located in which Welsh county?

10 – St David’s Day has been a national festival in Wales since which century?

Round 4 – True or False

1 – St David’s Day is always held on the first Sunday in March – True or False?

2 – The correct term for a traditional Welsh hat is ‘het pêl fas’ – True or False?

3 – There are four patron saints in the UK – True or False?

4 – The Welsh flag we know today, was officially recognised in 1959 – True or False?

5 – Saint David was an atheist – True or False?

6 – Saint David has his own flag – True or False?

7 – Saint David was severely allergic to leeks – True or False?

8 – Leek pie is traditionally eaten on St David’s Day – True or False?

9 – Saint David was not a native of Wales – True or False?

10 – Saint David was a Welsh bishop – True or False?

Round 5

1 – On what date is St David’s Day always Held?

2 – What is Cawl Cymreig?

3 – Who is the patron saint of Northern Ireland?

4 – What does the motto ‘Y Ddraig goch ddyry cychwyn’ mean?

5 – What two colours are on the flag of Saint David?

6 – Is March 1st marked as St David’s day after his birth or death?

7 – There is a stained-glass depiction of Saint David in which Welsh castle?

8 – Which bird became Saint David’s emblem?

9 – Saint David was said to have made what rise from the ground?

10 – What annual event takes place in Oriel y Parc, Pembrokeshire on St David’s Day?

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