Here are the answers to our St. Patrick's Day true-false quiz.
1. TRUE. St. Patrick, perhaps born in Wales or Scotland, was taken to Ireland as a slave.
2. FALSE. St. Patrick was born Maewyn Succat.
3. TRUE. March 17 is the day St. Patrick supposedly died.
4. TRUE. Other big islands with no native snakes include Iceland, New Zealand and Greenland.
5. FALSE. New York City is where Irish soldiers held the first St. Patrick's Day parade in 1762.
6. TRUE. kissing the Blarney Stone is supposed to make one more eloquent.
7. TRUE. the area best known for Irish potatoes is the Philadelphia area.
8. FALSE. a shillelagh is usually a knob-topped walking stick, which can used as a club.
9. FALSE. Benjamin Franklin said, "Beer is proof that God loves us."
10. TRUE. As beer in the center of a glass rises, some beer at the sides can sink.
11. FALSE. "Erin go Bragh" means "Ireland forever."
12. FALSE. Irish whiskey is an ingredient in Irish coffee, but sugar is credited with helping the cream float.
13. FALSE. these skirts are cuts of pork, and Skirts and Kidneys, an Irish dish, is a kind of stew.
14. TRUE. the Union had an Irish brigade, and an early Notre Dame president was a brigade chaplain.
15. FALSE. Aer Lingus is the Irish airline. Qantas is Australia's.