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Quiz: How well do you know international Paddy's Day celebrations?

Test your knowledge.

IT’S PADDY’S DAY weekend. 

People all over the world will be donning green and celebrating this nation’s patron saint. 

But how well do you know how other countries celebrate this day? 

Test your knowledge.

When was the very first St Patrick's Day in the US?
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1755
1762

1789
1812
In which US city do they dye their main river green to celebrate the day?
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Boston
New York

Chicago
Baltimore
Asia's largest parade is held in which country?
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China
Japan

Thailand
Vietnam
Which Australian city throws the biggest parade Down Under?
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Canberra
Sydney

Melbourne
Perth
Which Caribbean island with historic Irish roots celebrates Paddy's Day as well as commemorating an attempted uprising by slaves?
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Jamaica
Montserrat

Bahamas
Aruba
Moving on to famous landmarks - which famous spot in Brazil is lit up in green to celebrate the day?
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Copacabana Beach
Metropolitan Cathedral

Christ the Redeemer statue
Museum of Tomorrow
Where would you find this famous landmark which has been lit up in green?
Failte Ireland
Rome
Madrid

Paris
Kiltimagh
What country would you find this one?
Failte Ireland
Romania
Germany

Scotland
Denmark
What are we looking at here?
Failte Ireland
Victoria Falls
Niagara Falls

Yosemite Falls
Glendalough Waterfall
Finally - how many pints of Guinness are served each St Patrick's Day (across the world)?
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8 million
13 million

15 million
283 billion
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