Thanksgiving Trivia Grades 2-3

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Thanksgiving Quizzes & Trivia

Thanksgiving history and facts


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name of the ship that carried the pilgrims to North America?
    • A. 

      Nina

    • B. 

      Titanic

    • C. 

      Mayflower

    • D. 

      Sunflower

  • 2. 
    What year was the first Thanksgiving celebrated?
    • A. 

      1492

    • B. 

      1621

    • C. 

      1620

    • D. 

      1776

  • 3. 
    How many pilgrims were on the Mayflower?
    • A. 

      102

    • B. 

      66

    • C. 

      33

    • D. 

      50

  • 4. 
    What was the name of the Native American that helped the pilgrims?
    • A. 

      Sitting Bull

    • B. 

      Red Bull

    • C. 

      Squanto

    • D. 

      Pinto

  • 5. 
    How many pilgrims died during their first winter in America?
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      31

    • C. 

      67

    • D. 

      50

  • 6. 
    What was the name of the Native American tribe that joined the pilgrims for the thanksgiving feast?
    • A. 

      Wampanoag

    • B. 

      Sioux

    • C. 

      Cherokee

    • D. 

      Dakota

  • 7. 
    How many days did the thanksgiving feast last?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      3

  • 8. 
    Who was the chief of the Native American tribe?
    • A. 

      Washington

    • B. 

      Massasoit

    • C. 

      Coyote

    • D. 

      Plymouth

  • 9. 
    Why did the pilgrims want to leave England?
    • A. 

      They liked small ships.

    • B. 

      They weren't allowed to worship God in their own way.

    • C. 

      They wanted to find turkey.

    • D. 

      They wanted to learn how to play football.

  • 10. 
    What was the name of the baby that was born on the Mayflower?
    • A. 

      Tom

    • B. 

      George

    • C. 

      Miles

    • D. 

      Oceanus

  • 11. 
    How long did it take for the Mayflower to sail to America?
    • A. 

      3 days

    • B. 

      2 months

    • C. 

      2 weeks

    • D. 

      1 year

  • 12. 
    What foods were NOT at the first Thanksgiving?
    • A. 

      Mashed potatoes

    • B. 

      Eel

    • C. 

      Duck

    • D. 

      Deer

  • 13. 
    Where did the pilgrims settle and build their homes?
    • A. 

      Washington

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Plymouth

    • D. 

      Jamestown

  • 14. 
    Why did the pilgrims want to have a celebration?
    • A. 

      Because they learned how to survive in America

    • B. 

      Because they were thankful for the native americans help

    • C. 

      Because they had plenty of food

    • D. 

      All of the above

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