A Quiz On America's Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving!

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 169

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A Quiz On America

This year, Thanksgiving falls on November 27. With only a short time remaining, see how much you know about one of America's favorite holidays.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name of the ship which carried the Pilgrims to the New World?
    • A. 

      The June Bug.

    • B. 

      The April Shower.

    • C. 

      The Mayflower.

    • D. 

      The Titanic.

  • 2. 
    What is a young turkey called?
    • A. 

      Tommy

    • B. 

      Poult

    • C. 

      Turkeyette

    • D. 

      Tasty

  • 3. 
    Which was on the menu for the first Thanksgiving?
    • A. 

      Venison

    • B. 

      Potatoes

    • C. 

      Pumpkin pie

    • D. 

      Cranberries

  • 4. 
    This famous political figure thought that the wild turkey should be the national bird of the United States.
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      Alexander Hamilton

  • 5. 
    Which fruit is considered to be totally native to North America?
    • A. 

      Pumpkin

    • B. 

      Plum

    • C. 

      Apple

    • D. 

      Cranberry

  • 6. 
    In 1934, the first National League Football game was played on Thanksgiving Day with the Chicago Bears playing which other team?
    • A. 

      Green Bay Packers

    • B. 

      Minnesota Vikings

    • C. 

      Pittsburgh Steelers

    • D. 

      Detroit Lions

  • 7. 
    What is the appendage that hangs over the turkey's beak called?
    • A. 

      Wattle

    • B. 

      Snood

    • C. 

      Snout

    • D. 

      Beard

  • 8. 
    What is a large group of turkeys called?
    • A. 

      Flock

    • B. 

      Gaggle

    • C. 

      Pride

    • D. 

      Crush

  • 9. 
    The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in which year?
    • A. 

      1620

    • B. 

      1621

    • C. 

      1622

    • D. 

      1623

  • 10. 
    According to the United States Census Bureau, which state is the top producing turkey state in America?
    • A. 

      North Carolina

    • B. 

      Arkansas

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      Minnesota

  • 11. 
    Which fictional character has appeared as a giant balloon in more of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parades than any other character?
    • A. 

      Spongebob Squarepants

    • B. 

      Bart Simpson

    • C. 

      Snoopy

    • D. 

      Bugs Bunny

  • 12. 
    Which event inspired a United States President to proclaim Thanksgiving as an annual holiday?
    • A. 

      Signing of the Declaration of Independence

    • B. 

      The Battle of Gettysburg

    • C. 

      Ending of Slavery

    • D. 

      The bombing of Hiroshima

  • 13. 
    The turkey is native to America. Who brought the turkey from America to Europe?
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      Dutch

    • D. 

      Spaniards

  • 14. 
    Which country eats the most turkey per year?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Israel

  • 15. 
    About how many feathers does a mature turkey have?
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      1500

    • C. 

      3500

    • D. 

      5000

  • 16. 
    The first Thanksgiving included 50 Pilgrims and 90 Indians. How many hostesses were there to prepare this feast?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      40

  • 17. 
    How many days did the first Thanksgiving last?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      10

  • 18. 
    Which state first made Thanksgiving a national custom?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Wisconsin

    • D. 

      Virginia

  • 19. 
    Which state's residents eat the most turkey per year?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      California