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The Ultimate St George’s Day Quiz

From the history of the feast of Saint George to how he became the patron saint of England. Think traditional food, cultural traditions and national emblems for inspiration to ace our free St George’s day quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some cultural quizzing.

Round 1

1 – On which date is St George’s day celebrated?

2 – Is the date celebrated in commemoration of George’s birth or death?

3 – The badge of the Order shows Saint George on horseback slaying what?

4 – Which English city holds an annual St. George’s Day pageant?

5 – What type of English folk dancing can often be found at St. George’s Day celebrations?

6 – What two colours are found on the St. George Flag?

7 – Which hymn is often sung in cathedrals, churches and chapels on St. George’s Day?

8 – Where was St. George born?

9 – St. George is also the patron saint of which youth program?

10 – Which city in Libya did George save from the dragon?

Round 2

1 – Which country beginning with V also has St. George as its patron saint?

2 – What symbol is on the St. George flag?

3 – St. George is also the patron saint of which type of agricultural profession?

4 – Why did St. George die?

5 – How did St. George die?

6 – How many times did St George visit England?

7 – George was one of the ‘Fourteen Holy Helpers’ – a group of saints who could help people during what?

8 – George’s image appears on the pendant for the highest order of chivalry, name it?

9 – What is the national flower of England?

10 – Who was the original Patron Saint of England?

Round 3 – True or False

1 – St George’s Day is moved if it falls between Palm Sunday and the Sunday after Easter Day – True or False?

2 – Punch and Judy shows are popular at St George’s Day celebrations – True or False?

3 – Celebrations were banned in England until 1901 – True or False?

4 – St. George was 16 when he died – True or False?

5 – St. George had only one ear – True or False?

6 – St. Edmund was once the patron Saint of England – True or False?

7 – St. George’s Day is also called the fasting of St. George – True or False?

8 – St. George is also the patron saint of dogs – True or False?

9 – St. George is also the patron saint of archers – True or False?

10 – St. George is the patron saint of travel – True or False?

Round 4

1 – St. George is also the patron saint of which type of military personnel?

2 – Which country beginning with E also has St. George as its patron saint?

3 – Which king in 1348 founded ‘The Order of the Garter’?

4 – Who is the patron saint of Wales?

5 – The flag of Saint George is incorporated into which other flag?

6 – Before George slew it, what were the people of Seline feeding the dragon to stop it from attacking them?

7 – Since 1940, the George Cross has been awarded for what?

8 – Which country beginning with L also has St. George as its patron saint?

9 – Which king introduced the George Cross award in 1940?

10 – Who is the patron saint of Scotland?

Round 5

1 – Which country beginning with P also has St. George as its patron saint?

2 – Where in London is St George’s Chapel built?

3 – What nationality was St. George?

4 – Who is the patron saint of Ireland?

5 – In Ethiopia, St George is known as the Patron Saint of what?

6 – How many churches are named after St George in the country of Georgia – 36 365 or 3650?

7 – Which Russian city also has St. George as its patron saint?

8 – Where is the oldest English church dedicated to the saint?

9 – Which Emperor had St. George tortured?

10 – Which English playwright helped immortalise St. George into English tradition?

 

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The Ultimate St Patrick’s Day Quiz

From the history of the feast of Saint Patrick to how he became the patron saint of Ireland. Think traditional food, cultural traditions and national emblems for inspiration to ace our free St Patrick’s day quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some cultural quizzing.

Round 1

1 – St Partick’s day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of which religion to Ireland?

2 – Who is the patron saint of England?

3 – What is a Cèilidh?

4 – Saint Patrick depicted in a stained-glass window at which church?

5 – Which plant is used as a symbol of Ireland?

6 – Saint Patrick lived during which century?

7 – The first St Patrick’s Day parade in Ireland was held in which city?

8 – In which year was the first St Patrick’s Day parade in Ireland – 1903, 1933 or 1953?

9 – The Royal family present bowls of what to members of the Irish Guards on St Patrick’s day?

10 – What is ‘The Saint Patrick’s Day Test’?

Round 2

1 – Who is the patron saint of Scotland?

2 – Which city holds the biggest St Partick’s Day parade in England?

3 – Which two countries compete in The Saint Patrick’s Day Test?

4 – Which lucky characters do people often dress up as on St Patricks Day?

5 – St. Patrick’s Day staple ‘corned beef and cabbage’ originated in which country?

6 – Legend says that each leaf of the shamrock has a meaning, name 3 of the 4?

7 – Which US city dyed first their river green for St Patrick’s Day in 1962?

8 – Where can you buy a Shamrock Shake?

9 – What three colours are on the Irish flag?

10 – What colour is the cross of St Patrick?

Round 3 – True or False

1 – There are two patron saints of Wales – True or False?


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2 – Saint Patrick’s Day is a public holiday in Ireland – True or False?

3 – St Patrick’s Day is always held on the second Sunday in March – True or False?

4 – Shamrocks are highly poisonous to humans if ingested – True or False?

5 – St Partick was kidnapped and brought to Ireland as a slave – True or False?

6 -The name Patrick means nobleman – True or False?

7 – St Patrick had alopecia – True or False?

8 – The most commonly eaten food during St Patrick’s day celebrations is Irish stew – True or False?

9 – Saint Patrick was a Bishop – True or False?

10 – For 70 years, it was illegal to open pubs on St Patrick’s Day – True or False?

Round 4

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

2 – At what age was St Patrick brought to Ireland?

3 – How many patron saints does the UK have?

4 – In which town was St Partick buried?

5 – Which famous Australian landmark goes green for Saint Patrick’s day?

6 – On Saint Patrick’s Day, what colour is it customary to wear?

7 – St Patrick’s day celebrations only get moved if the date falls on which sacred week?

8 – What is the Latin word for Patrick?

9 – What is Amhrán na bhFiann?

10 – What was Patrick’s real name?

Round 5

1 – Is March 17th marked as St Patrick’s day after his birth or death?

2 – Who is the patron saint of Wales?

3 – In Irish lore, St. Patrick gets credit for driving which animals out of Ireland?

4 – What is the Irish word for Patrick?

5 – What is the national anthem of Northern Ireland?

6 – Where is St Patrick’s Mountain?

7 – What is a Leprechaun said to do to you on St Patrick’s day if you don’t wear green?

8 – The sales of which black, Irish drink more than doubles on St Patrick’s day?

9 – What should you never do if you catch a Leprechaun?

10 – What does the circle at the centre of a Celtic cross represent?

 

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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, so gather round for some cultural quizzing.

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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