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100

The most popular main course on Thanksgiving

What is turkey? 

100

True or False

The Pilgrims landed in New York

False

100

The orange vegetable commonly used as a symbol of Thanksgiving

What is pumpkin?

100

The name of the ship the Pilgrims boarded to start their journey to Plymouth, Massachusetts

What is the Mayflower?

100

What food was not served at the first Thanksgiving?

A. Mashed potatoes

B. Pumpkin

C. Seafood

A. What are Mashed potatoes?

100

Which President first ordered a national day of Thanksgiving?  

George Washington

100

No Thanksgiving football games were played during 1941 to 1944 because of this

WWII

200

Green Bean casserole was invented by what "Soup" company

What is Campbell Soup

200

The day and month of the year on which we traditionally celebrate Thanksgiving

What is the fourth Thursday of November?

200

The indigenous people of North America who are a common symbol of Thanksgiving

Who are Native Americans? 

or

Wampanoag tribe

200

How many women were at the first Thanksgiving meal?


5

200

What is Macys

A department store

200

Which President made turkey pardoning an annual event?

George H.W. Bush

200

This NFL football Franchise has the most Thanksgiving games played

Detroit Lions with 81

300

The most popular Thanksgiving dessert

What is Pumpkin Pie? 

300

A race many people run on Thanksgiving morning.

 turkey trot?

mashed potatoes

Pilgrim hip

What is a turkey trot?

300

The English separatists who came to the United States in 1620

Who were Pilgrims?

300

The reason the Pilgrims felt they had to leave England

What is religious persecution?

300

How do both Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Reston's Thanksgiving Parade conclude?

With the arrival of Santa Claus

300

Who was the first president to "pardon" a turkey?

John F Kennedy

300

In 1989, John Madden of CBS awarded the first "Turkey Leg Award", for the game's most valuable player to this player on the Eagles

Reggie White

400

The red fruit that is often served alongside the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner

What are cranberries?

400

How many turkeys are consumed every year at Thanksgiving?

46,000

4.6 million

46 million

460 million

46 million

400

The conical-shaped basket that is generally filled with fruits and vegetables

What is a cornucopia?

400

The year of the first Thanksgiving

a. 1776

b. 1965

c. 1621

c. What is 1621?

400

What was the name of the Native American who already spoke English and was especially helpful to the Pilgrims?

Squanto

400

Which President declared two Thanksgivings in one year?

James Madison

400

What year was the first Thanksgiving NFL game of the Canton Bulldogs vrs the Akron Pros?

1920

500

This large root vegetable belongs to the morning glory family.  Don't let the name fool you they are not in the nightshade family with the other potatoes. 

What are sweet potatoes

500

The day after Thanksgiving when there are big sales and many people go shopping

What is Black Friday?

500

A large, native bird to North America that is large enough to feed a family

What is a wild turkey?

500

Thanksgiving Day is an annual Canadian holiday, held in which month 

October

500

The Founding Father who wanted the wild turkey to be the symbol of the United States of America

Who was Benjamin Franklin?

500

Which President refused to celebrate Thanksgiving as a national holiday?

Thomas Jefferson

500

Name 1 of 3 active NFL teams that have played on Thanksgiving and never won

Tampa (0-1)

Cleveland Browns (0-3)

Cincinnati Bengals (0-1)

600

How many calories on average are consumed, per person, at Thanksgiving dinner (within 500 calories)

4,500

600

The most popular alternative to turkey on Thanksgiving?

Ham

600

What meat did the native Americans bring to the first Thanksgiving

Deer (Venison)

600

How many days did the first Thanksgiving last?

3

600

The loose red skin attached to the underside of a turkey’s beak

Wattle

600

What president proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday?

 Abraham Lincoln

600

The only active NFL franchise to have never played on Thanksgiving

Jacksonville Jaguars

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