St. Patrick's Day

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  1. St. Patrick is the patron saint of ___.
    a. England
    b. France
    c. Ireland

  2. St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on ___.
    a. February 14th
    b. March 17th
    c. December 25th

  3. In New York city a huge ___ is held to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
    a. parade
    b. marathon
    c. demonstration

  4. A ___ strip is painted down the centre of 5th avenue.
    a. yellow
    b. red
    c. green

  5. Millions of Shamrocks are flown from Ireland. A shamrock is a small plant with ___ leaves.
    a. one
    b. two
    c. three
    d. four

  6. Green is the colour that ___ the Irish people.
    a. indicates
    b. suggests
    c. represents

  7. St. Patrick's Day is celebrated on the day that Patrick ___.
    a. got married
    b. was born
    c. died

  8. A well known story about him says that he drove all the ___ out of Ireland.
    a. snakes
    b. bears
    c. women

  9. Many famous politicians including President ___ are of Irish descent.
    a. Nixon
    b. Clinton
    c. Kennedy

  10. St. Patrick was born in ___.
    a. England
    b. Ireland
    c. the U.S.A.

Copyright (C) 1997 by Letitia Bradley
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