How Well Do You Know Your Thanksgiving Holiday?

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Thanksgiving Quizzes & Trivia

How well do you know your Thanksgiving Holiday? Choose your answer and see if you are correct.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A spooked turkey can run.......
    • A. 

      50 miles an hour

    • B. 

      5 miles an hour

    • C. 

      20 miles an hour

    • D. 

      60 miles an hour

  • 2. 
    What utensils did the pilgrims eat with at the first thanksgiving?
    • A. 

      Their hands

    • B. 

      A fork

    • C. 

      A spoon and knife

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 3. 
    Where did the male "tom" turkey get his name?
    • A. 

      The popular Tom and Jerry Show

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin named it after Thomas Jefferson when he would not allow it to be the national bird.

    • C. 

      A tom cat. Wild turkeys were just like wild cats back then. They would roam around and get into fights all teh time.

  • 4. 
    What foods were served at the first thanksgiving?
    • A. 

      Dear and Codfish

    • B. 

      Bread, milk and pasteries

    • C. 

      Boiled pumpkins

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 5. 
    What Indian tribe was invited to spend Thanksgiving with the pilgrims?
    • A. 

      Sioux

    • B. 

      Wampanoag

    • C. 

      Red Sox

    • D. 

      Comanche

  • 6. 
    How many degrees can a turkey see with its eyes?
    • A. 

      360 degrees

    • B. 

      100 degrees

    • C. 

      270 degrees

    • D. 

      90 degrees

  • 7. 
    What is a baby turkey called?
    • A. 

      A chick

    • B. 

      A squab

    • C. 

      A poult

    • D. 

      A goblet

  • 8. 
    What was the name of the Indian chief that helped the pilgrims survive the winter?
    • A. 

      Massasoit

    • B. 

      Geronimo

    • C. 

      Washaki

    • D. 

      Sitting Bull

  • 9. 
    How can a turkey drown when it is raining?
    • A. 

      By looking up.

    • B. 

      By getting its beak stuck in the mud.

    • C. 

      By hiding its head between its legs

  • 10. 
    What vegetable did the pilgrims have available for thanksgiving but did not use because they thought it was poisonous?
    • A. 

      Beans

    • B. 

      Pumpkins

    • C. 

      Tomatoes

    • D. 

      Potatoes

    • E. 

      Cauliflower

  • 11. 
    Who was the first president to pardon a turkey from thanksgiving dinner?
    • A. 

      Truman

    • B. 

      Jefferson

    • C. 

      Clinton

    • D. 

      Lincoln

  • 12. 
    What percentage of pilgrims who sailed on the mayflower survived to celebrate thanksgiving?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      100%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 13. 
    Do turkeys have heart attacks?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    Which gender of turkey says "gobble, gobble"?
    • A. 

      The female, when she is eating.

    • B. 

      They both do!

    • C. 

      The male, but only seasonally and when going to sleep.

  • 15. 
    What does cornucopia mean?
    • A. 

      Horn of plenty.

    • B. 

      The goddesses' blessings.

    • C. 

      May your table always be full and your friends many.

  • 16. 
    Who was the first astronaut to eat a turkey dinner on the moon?
    • A. 

      Tom Hanks

    • B. 

      Neil Armstrong

    • C. 

      James Lovell Jr.

  • 17. 
    Who was the first president to make Thanksgiving a national holiday?
    • A. 

      Truman

    • B. 

      Lincoln

    • C. 

      Jefferson

    • D. 

      Roosevelt

  • 18. 
    How must a cranberry bounce before it is harvested?
    • A. 

      12 inches

    • B. 

      8 inches

    • C. 

      36 inches

    • D. 

      4 inches

    • E. 

      How silly, you don't bounce cranberries you eat them.

  • 19. 
    The original thanksgiving lasted how long?
    • A. 

      2 months

    • B. 

      14 days

    • C. 

      7 days

    • D. 

      3 days

  • 20. 
    Plymouth Rock is how big today?
    • A. 

      The size of Manhattan

    • B. 

      The size of a car engine.

    • C. 

      The size of Carnegie Hall

    • D. 

      The size of a peanut

    • E. 

      The size of a New York Block

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