The Ultimate Trivia Quiz On Thanksgiving

8 Questions
The Ultimate Trivia Quiz On Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, don't you want to impress your friends with your festive knowledge? Test your knowledge and see if you're a professional pilgrim!

Sample Question

Which president wanted the national bird to be a turkey?

Benjamin Franklin

Theodore Roosevelt

Abraham Lincoln

Andrew Jackson

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • B. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      Andrew Jackson

  • 2. 
    Which department store first sponsored a Thanksgiving Day Parade?
    • A. 

      Gimbel's

    • B. 

      Macy's

    • C. 

      Nordtsrom

  • 3. 
    What festive Thanksgiving food inspired a ballroom dance?
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      Cranberries

    • C. 

      Pumpkin pie

    • D. 

      Salsa

  • 4. 
    Which president pardoned two Thanksgiving Day turkeys named May and Flower?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      George W. Bush

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 5. 
    Why is it customary for presidents to pardon turkeys?
    • A. 

      Because it is simply the right thing to do

    • B. 

      George Bush thought it was a fun tradition to start

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln started the trend when he pardoned his son's pet turkey

  • 6. 
    What is the component of turkey that makes you sleepy?
    • A. 

      Cytophan

    • B. 

      Tryptophan

    • C. 

      That's a myth

  • 7. 
    On the first Thanksgiving, were there more Pilgrims or Indians at the meal?
    • A. 

      Indians

    • B. 

      Pilgrims

    • C. 

      An even split!

  • 8. 
    What was the name of the colony established by John Smith?
    • A. 

      Cooper

    • B. 

      Plymouth

    • C. 

      Johnston

    • D. 

      Jamestown