Quiz: Brilliance or Blarney: The St. Patrick's Day Traditions Quiz
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Brilliance or Blarney: The St. Patrick's Day Traditions Quiz
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St. Patrick's Day can be one of the most fun holidays of the year — and one of the most misunderstood. Who was St. Patrick? Why are people pinching me? Whose idea was it to dye entire rivers green? Find out these answers and more as you kiss the Blarney Stone and learn (or confirm) the truth about St. Patrick’s Day.

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St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17 because it’s the day that:
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What’s with the shamrock? What does it symbolize?
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Where did the first St. Patrick’s Day parade take place?
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How do people currently celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin, Ireland?
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What is the name of the group in Japan that offers assistance to Irish immigrants?
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What will kissing the Blarney Stone bring you?
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Which of these meals is often eaten in America on St. Patrick’s Day?
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Why do you get pinched if you aren’t wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day?
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What was the first official color of St. Patrick’s Day?
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Which American St. Patrick’s Day tradition began as an accident?
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Name the famous President of the United States with an Irish family background who forgot St. Patrick’s Day.
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Where was St. Patrick born?
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Which musical instrument is the most highly treasured in Ireland?
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Which common St. Patrick’s Day symbol has little to do with the holiday?
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Which Irish saying means “excuse me”?
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Which city in the Southeastern U.S. is home to the second largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the country?
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