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100

Thanksgiving occurs on the:

A. November 26 each year
B. Third Thursday in November
C. Fourth Thursday in November

C. Fourth Thursday in November

100

Which of the following was NOT served at the Pilgrims Thanksgiving meal?

A. Venison (deer meat), fish, goose
B. Rabbit, chicken, wild turkey, and dried fruit
C. Cranberries, corn, and mashed potatoes

C. Cranberries, corn, and mashed potatoes

100

Which Indian tribe taught the Pilgrims how to cultivate the land and were invited to the Thanksgiving meal?

A. Apache
B. Wampanoag
C. Cherokee

B. Wampanoag

100

The first Thanksgiving lasted:
A. One day
B. Two days
C. Three days

C. Three days

100

Approximately how many turkeys are eaten each year on Thanksgiving in the United States?

A. 100 million
B. 500 million
C. 280 million

C. 280 million

200

What is a snood?

A. The loose skin under a male turkey’s neck
B. A hat worn by a Pilgrim
C. A hot cider drink served at Thanksgiving

A. The loose skin under a male turkey’s neck. 

200

What utensil was not used by the Pilgrims to eat Thanksgiving dinner?

A. Knife
B. Spoon
C. Fork

C. Fork

200

The Pilgrims came to the New world seeking religious freedom and were also called:

A. The Puritans because they wanted to purify the teachings and ceremonies of the Church of England.
B. The Great Explorers
C. The Wanderers

A. The Puritans because they wanted to purify the teachings and ceremonies of the Church of England.

200

Which southern state was the first to adopt a Thanksgiving Day in 1855?

A. South Carolina
B. Georgia
C. Virginia

C. Virginia

200

Today, our Thanksgiving is the fourth Thursday of November because

A. It is the date the Pilgrims landed in the New World.
B. It was the date people voted to have it on.
C. This was the date set by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939 and approved by Congress in 1941.

C. This was the date set by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939 and approved by Congress in 1941.

300

What is a baby turkey called?

A. A chick
B. A poult
C. A nestling

B. A poult

300

The best place to put the meat thermometer in the turkey is:

A. The breast
B. The middle of the back
C. The thigh

B. The middle of the back

300

At one time, Plymouth Rock was estimated as weighing 20,000 pounds. Today only ___ of the rocks remains.

A. 1/4
B. 1/3
C. 1/2

B. 1/3

300

Which president is believed to be the first to pardon a turkey and start this annual tradition?

A. President Harry Truman in 1947
B. President Lincoln in 1863
C. President Roosevelt in 1939

A. President Harry Truman in 1947

300

It has been estimated that how many Americans eat turkey at Thanksgiving.

A. 88%
B. 50%
C. 75%

A. 88%

400

In Canada, they celebrate Thanksgiving in what month?

A. November
B. September
C. October
D. May

C. October

400

Which of the following was approved table manners at the first Thanksgiving:

A. To eat with your hands
B. To spit on the floor
C. To throw bones into the hearth when done
D. All of these

D. All of these

400

The Mayflower was not built to be a transportation ship for people.  What was the original purpose of the Mayflower?

A. As a merchant ship to carry wine
B. As a fishing ship
C. As a ship to get spices from the Far East

A. As a merchant ship to carry wine

400

The first department store to hold a Thanksgiving parade was:

A. Montgomery Wards
B. Gimbel's
C. J.C. Penney's
D. Macy's

B. Gimbel's

400

A full grown turkey has about how many feathers?

A. 3,500
B. A million
C. Too many to count!

A. 3,500

500

The term "Cornucopia" means what?

A. Symbol of Plenty
B. Tall Corn
C. Greek God of Corn
D. A traditional New England relish

A. Symbol of Plenty

500

Before being harvested and sold, an individual cranberry must bounce at least how many inches high to make sure they aren't too ripe?

A. 1 inch
B. 2 inches
C. 3 inches
D. 4 inches

D. 4 inches

500

How long was the voyage from England to the New World?

A. 66 Days
B. 106 Days
C. 146 Days

A. 66 Days

500

Which balloon was the first balloon in the 1927 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade:

A. Mickey Mouse
B. Felix the Cat
C. Betty Boop
D. Superman

B. Felix the Cat

500

It is believed that how many pilgrim women survived to celebrate the first Thanksgiving in 1621.

A. 15
B. 5
C. 25

B. 5

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