Baltimore St. Patrick's Day trivia

Test your knowledge of Baltimore's Irish heritage, as well as local pubs and St. Patty's Day celebrations.

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  • 1. The first Baltimore St. Patrick's Day Parade was held in:

    • A. 1956

    • B. 1962

    • C. 1950

    • D. 1971

  • 2. Which Baltimore community is named for an Irish town?

    • A. Waverly

    • B. Dundalk

    • C. Lutherville

    • D. Woodberry

  • 3. Slainte Irish Pub & Restaurant combines Irish charm with Fells Point flair. In Gaelic, "slainte" means:

    • A. To good friends

    • B. Congratulations

    • C. Let's eat

    • D. To your health

  • 4. Which movie includes scenes from Baltimore's St. Patrick's Day Parade and Shamrock Run?

    • A. "Ladder 49"

    • B. "Home for the Holidays"

    • C. "Ghosts of Hamilton Street"

    • D. "Runaway Bride"

  • 5. Where is the oldest Irish pub in America located?

    • A. New York City

    • B. Philadelphia

    • C. Baltimore

    • D. Boston

  • 6. The Irish Shrine at Lemmon Street is a tribute to:

    • A. Irish workers who helped build St. Patrick's Church in Fells Point

    • B. Irish immigrants who worked for the B&O Railroad during the 1840s

    • C. Irish dock workers

    • D. Irish coal miners of the early 1900s

  • 7. The old country is on the menu at Timonium's An Poitin Stil Irish Pub & Restaurant. "An poitin stil" is:

    • A. A type of potato soup

    • B. An Irish cottage

    • C. A moonshine still

    • D. A corned beef and cabbage dish

  • 8. In this Baltimore bar, you'll discover works from the late photographer who is the namesake of the bar:

    • A. Dougherty's

    • B. Mike McGovern's

    • C. O'Hara's Irish Pub

    • D. Lucy's Irish Pub and Restaurant

  • 9. What is the distance of the annual Shamrock Run?

    • A. 5K

    • B. 1 mile

    • C. 3K

    • D. 10 miles

  • 10. Members of the Baltimore Gaelic Athletic Association play traditional Irish sports. Which of the following is NOT an example of a traditional Irish sport?

    • A. Hurling

    • B. Camogie

    • C. Gaelic football

    • D. Racquetball

  • 11. Where is Baltimore's annual Leprechaun Look-alike Contest held?

    • A. Lexington Market

    • B. Towson

    • C. Broadway Market

    • D. Inner Harbor

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