St. David's Day Quiz - FamilyEducation

St. David's Day Quiz

Find out how well you know the history and celebrations of Saint David's Day.

Quiz

Find out how well you know the history and celebrations of Saint David's Day.

1. Saint David is the Patron Saint of what country?

  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Ireland

2. What is Saint David's name in the Welsh language?

  • Gerallt Gymro
  • Sant Dewi
  • Dewi Sant
  • Ceredig

3. In which century was Saint David thought to have traveled on missionary journeys in Wales?

  • 6th
  • 12th
  • 10th
  • 14th

4. A blind monk named Paulinus was Saint David's early education teacher. Where did they live during that time?

  • church
  • local school
  • home
  • monastery

5. Saint David was the Archbishop of Wales and founded a large monastery in west Wales, where he lived. What is the town called today?

  • Menevia
  • Cardiff
  • St. David
  • Cardigan

6. Saint David's day as celebrated today dates back to 1120 AD when Pope Callactus II canonized Saint David. What month do the Welsh celebrate Saint David's day?

  • March
  • November
  • April
  • July

7. Young girls and boys wear traditional Welsh costumes for celebrations and eat a bowl of cawl--a traditional meal on Saint David's day. What is cawl?

  • porridge
  • chicken soup
  • leek broth
  • noodles

8. On Saint David's Day many people wear daffodils--a symbol of Wales, and fly the National flag--Y Ddraig Goch. The flag features what animal?

  • eagle
  • dragon
  • boar
  • lion

9. Saint David's mother was thought to have been a Saint called Non, and his father, Sant, was thought to have been the son of who?

  • an archbishop
  • a monk
  • a tribal leader
  • a prince

10. Saint David only drank what beverage during his life?

  • ale
  • wine
  • water
  • milk

1. Saint David is the Patron Saint of what country?
Wales

2. What is Saint David's name in the Welsh language?
Dewi Sant

3. In which century was Saint David thought to have traveled on missionary journeys in Wales?
6th

4. A blind monk named Paulinus was Saint David's early education teacher. Where did they live during that time?
monastery

5. Saint David was the Archbishop of Wales and founded a large monastery in west Wales, where he lived. What is the town called today?
St. David

6. Saint David's day as celebrated today dates back to 1120 AD when Pope Callactus II canonized Saint David. What month do the Welsh celebrate Saint David's day?
March

7. Young girls and boys wear traditional Welsh costumes for celebrations and eat a bowl of cawl--a traditional meal on Saint David's day. What is cawl?
leek broth

8. On Saint David's Day many people wear daffodils--a symbol of Wales, and fly the National flag--Y Ddraig Goch. The flag features what animal?
dragon

9. Saint David's mother was thought to have been a Saint called Non, and his father, Sant, was thought to have been the son of who?
a prince

10. Saint David only drank what beverage during his life?
water

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