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How much do you know about St. Patrick's Day? Take our quiz!

Children watch the St. Patrick's Day parade in Dublin, Ireland, in this 2010 photo. After the parade, check out one of these burger joints for a St. Patty's day-themed meal. (AP Photo/Julien Behal)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This day more than any other, you’re likely to see scads of green clothing, heaps of corned beef and cabbage, and maybe even a four-leaf clover. As the Irish and Irish-admirers come together to celebrate this holiday rooted in the Emerald Isle, take a moment to test your knowledge of St. Patrick’s Day.

- Andrew MachContributor

1. While the color green is arguably St. Patrick’s Day’s biggest symbol, the real St. Patrick donned robes of a different color. What was it?

St. Patrick wore blue garments. While green is now the national color of Ireland, various shades of blue are common in many national symbols, such as the coat of arms of Ireland and the presidential standard of Ireland.

St. Patrick wore blue garments. While green is now the national color of Ireland, various shades of blue are common in many national symbols, such as the coat of arms of Ireland and the presidential standard of Ireland.

St. Patrick wore blue garments. While green is now the national color of Ireland, various shades of blue are common in many national symbols, such as the coat of arms of Ireland and the presidential standard of Ireland.

St. Patrick wore blue garments. While green is now the national color of Ireland, various shades of blue are common in many national symbols, such as the coat of arms of Ireland and the presidential standard of Ireland.

Red

 

Orange

 

Blue

 

Purple

 
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