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Quiz: How much do you know about Irish-American relations?

We have a lot in common.

THIS WEEKEND, THE country has welcomed around 20,000 Americans for yesterday’s college football game.

It’s the latest in a long list of cultural crossover between our two nations.

But how much do you know about that crossover?

How many Americans can claim Irish ancestry?
30 million
35 million

40 million
45 million
Which state has the largest percentage Irish-Americans?
Illinois
Massachusetts

New York
Georgia
John F Kennedy became the first Irish-American Catholic to win the Presidency, but which American President's parents were both from Antrim?
John Adams
Andrew Jackson

Zachary Taylor
Millard Fillmore
Speaking of JFK, where's his ancestral home?
New Ross
Enniscorthy

Wexford town
Rosslare
True or false: The first member of Columbus' crew to step foot in America was Irish?
True
False
The White House is based on which Irish building?
Aras an Uachtaráin
Deerfield in the Phoenix Park

Abbeville
Leinster House
A Wexford man is thought of as the father of the US Navy. What's his name?
John Barry
Thomas Kennedy

Barry Jacob
Andrew O'Malley
This Irish American runs which US city?
Chicago
New York

Boston
Philadelphia
How many current US residents were born in Ireland?
153,000
147,000

166,000
136,000
How many Dublins are there in the US?
2
16

33
41
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