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Interesting Thanksgiving Day Trivia Questions And Answers

Thanksgiving day is a national holiday that is celebrated majorly in the United States of America and Canada, but some other countries such as Grenada and Saint Lucia also take part in this celebration.

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1. How long did the first Thanksgiving celebration take?
A. Two days
B. Five days
C. Three days

C

2. All this type of meat was served at the first Thanksgiving celebrations except?
A. Swan
B. Turkey
C. Venison

B

3. What is the name of the first president that pardoned a turkey?
A. Abraham Lincoln
B. George H.W. Bush
C. John F. Kennedy

C

4. The following seafood was served on the first Thanksgiving Day except?
A. Stonefish
B. Oyster
C. Lobster

A

5. What is the name of the first president that made turkey pardoning an annual event?
A. John F. Kennedy
B. George H.W. Bush
C. Abraham Lincoln

B

6. The world’s most expensive Thanksgiving dinner on record cost how much?
A. $150,000
B. $350,000
C. $400,000

A

7. What is the average calories that is consumed, per person, at Thanksgiving dinner?
A. 3500
B. 6500
C. 4500

C

8. Which year was the first Thanksgiving day football game played?
A. 1876
B. 1888
C. 1866

A

9. The first NFL game that was played on a Thanksgiving day was in which year?
A. 1910
B. 1920
C. 1930

B

10. What is the name of the first president to receive a ceremonial Thanksgiving day turkey?
A. George H.W. Bush
B. Abraham Lincoln
C. Harry S. Truman

C

11. What is the name of the president that refused to celebrate Thanksgiving day as a national holiday?
A. Thomas Jefferson
B. George Washington
C. Harry S. Truman

A

12. What is the name of the first president that made Thanksgiving a permanent national holiday?
A. George Washington
B. George H.W. Bush
C. Abraham Lincoln

C

13. What is the name of the first president who first ordered a national day of Thanksgiving?
A. Harry S. Truman
B. George Washington
C. Thomas Jefferson

B

14. Which American president declared two Thanksgiving days in one year?
A. George H.W. Bush
B. Thomas Jefferson
C. James Madison

C

15. As a Thanksgiving present, which president received a live raccoon?
A. Calvin Coolidge
B. Harry S. Truman
C. George Washington

A

16. What is the name of the president that officially made Thanksgiving the fourth Thursday of every November?
A. James Madison
B. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
C. Calvin Coolidge

B

17. The Native American tribe that celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims was?
A. The Wampanoag
B. The old Indies
C. The Native Mexicans

A

18. Each year in America, what is the estimated amount of turkeys that is killed during the Thanksgiving day celebrations?
A. 70 million
B. 50 million
C. 280 million

C

19. During Thanksgiving day, how many percent of Americans skip turkey?
A. 16%
B. 17%
C. 12%

C

20. Where was the first Turkey Trot?
A. New York
B. California
C. Washington DC

A

21. Which year was the first turkey trot?
A. 1895
B. 1896
C. 1897

B

22. When is Thanksgiving held in Canada?
A. The third Monday October
B. The second Monday in November
C. The second Monday in October

C

23. How many Americans prefer Thanksgiving leftovers to Thanksgiving dinner?
A. 60%
B. 80%
C. 90%

B

24. Which one do Americans prefer?
A. Apple pie
B. Pumpkin pie
C. Watermelon pie

A

25. What is the estimated amount of pumpkin pies that is consumed on Thanksgiving day?
A. 100 million
B. 80 million
C. 50 million

C

26. Between male and female turkeys, which of them gobble?
A. Female
B. Male
C. Both

B

27. Which famous song did Sarah Josepha Hale, who campaigned for Thanksgiving to be a national holiday, compose?
A. “Mary Had a Little Lamb”
B. “twinkle twinkle little stars”
C. “hello, how are you”

A

28. Which city in the United States has the oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade?
A. New York City.
B. Philadelphia
C. New Orleans

B

29. In which year was green bean casserole introduced to Thanksgiving dinners?
A. 1933
B. 1944
C. 1955

C

30. Adam Sandler released “The Thanksgiving” song in which year?
A. 1992
B. 1991
C. 1993

A

31. In which battle did the United States soldiers have Thanksgiving day during the Revolutionary War?
A. The battle of New Orleans
B. The battle of Alabama
C. The Battle of Saratoga

C

32. The city whose Thanksgiving Day Parade ends with Santa Claus getting a key to the city is known as?
A. New York City
B. Detroit
C. Philadelphia

B

33. How much does the heaviest turkey on record weigh, according to the Guinness Book of World Records?
A. 86 pounds
B. 76 pounds
C. 96 pounds

A

34. Virginia started celebrating Thanksgiving in which year?
A. 1853
B. 1854
C. 1855

C

35. Immediately after Thanksgiving day, which other holiday follows?
A. Christmas holiday
B. Black Friday
C. Tech day

B

36. Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade first had balloons in which year?
A. 1926
B. 1927
C. 1928

C

37. What is the estimated amount of people that attend the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade each year?
A. 5.5 million
B. 6.5 million
C. 3.5 million

C

38. What is the average weight of a turkey?
A. 15 pounds
B. 20 pounds
C. 30 pounds

A

39. Which state in the United States consumes the most turkey during Thanksgiving day?
A. New York
B. California
C. Washington DC

B

40. Aside from the Black Friday, which other holiday is celebrated immediately after Thanksgiving day?
A. Native American Heritage Day
B. Human rights day
C. Constitution day

A

41. The most popular alternative to turkey during Thanksgiving day is?
A. Beef
B. Chicken
C. Ham

C

42. The first canned cranberries came about in which year?
A. 1911
B. 1912
C. 1913

B

43. The loose skin under a male turkey’s neck is called?
A. A Cape
B. A drape
C. A snood

C

44. The following was served during the Pilgrims Thanksgiving meal except?
A. Corn
B. Rabbit
C. Chicken

A

45. The best place to check the temperature of a turkey is?
A. The neck
B. The thigh
C. The wings

B

46. The first southern state that started celebration of Thanksgiving, started in which year?
A. 1875
B. 1885
C. 1855

C

47. When did President Harry Truman pardon a turkey?
A. 1947
B. 1957
C. 1967

A

48. Which of the following utensils was not used by the Pilgrims to eat Thanksgiving dinner?
A. Spoon
B. Knife
C. Fork

C

49. The name of a baby turkey is?
A. Chick
B. Poult
C. Nestling

B

50. An adult turkey has how many feathers?
A. 3500
B. 4500
C. 5500

A

51. Which other name were the Pilgrims known as?
A. Pioneers
B. Puritans
C. Parishans

B

52. What is the name of the US state that raises the highest Number of Turkeys?
A. Minnesota
B. South Carolina
C. Arkansas

A

53. The bit of red flesh right under the beak of a turkey is called?
A. A wattle
B. A snood
C. A flobble

A

54. The first meat that was brought to the first Thanksgiving was?
A. Turkey
B. Beef
C. Deer

C

55. The food that was in the first Thanksgiving but is rarely eaten now is?
A. Chicken
B. Seafood
C. Pork

B

56. The idea of the horn of plenty, cornucopia, was birthed by which culture?
A. Greek culture
B. British culture
C. Roman culture

A

57. What is the number of women that attended the first Thanksgiving party?
A. 10
B. 5
C. 15

B

58. Which of these turkeys can fly?
A. Wild turkey
B. Domestic turkey
C. Both of them

A

59. How many degrees is the eyesight of a turkey?
A. 180 degrees
B. 360 degrees
C. 270 degrees

C

60. Except for hen, what is another name for a female turkey?
A. Henny
B. Jenny
C. Tenny

B

61. A ripe cranberry can bounce up to how many inches?
A. 4 inches
B. 8 inches
C. 18 inches

A

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