Thanksgiving Foods
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Thanksgiving History
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What Did the President Say? Plus, "Other".
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the most popular main course served on Thanksgiving Day

Turkey

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The day after Thanksgiving as referred to by shoppers

Black Friday

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The orange vegetable commonly used as a symbol of Thanksgiving

A pumpkin

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

Mayflower

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This food was NOT served at the first Thanksgiving

What is Pumpkin Pie

100

"This key has legs and can't open a door"

A Turkey

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This NFL team has played nearly double the amount of Thanksgiving games than any other team?

Detroit Lions

82 Games (as of 2021)

100

This President was the first to "pardon" a turkey

Who is John F. Kennedy?

200

The most popular Thanksgiving dessert?

Pumpkin Pie

200

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

the fourth Thursday of November

200

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

The Native Americans

200

True or False

Turkey wasn’t on the menu for the first Thanksgiving?

True

200

The month of the year that the Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving Day?

October 

200

Why did they let the turkey join the band?

Because he had his own drumsticks

200

Other than the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys, this team has the most Thanksgiving appearances

Green Bay Packers

36 games played


200

This President declared two Thanksgivings in one year

Who is James Madison?

300

The red fruit often served alongside turkey for Thanksgiving dinner

Cranberries 

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The part of the turkey that two people pull apart to make a wish

Wishbone

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The type of meat the native Americans brought to the first Thanksgiving

Venison

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The reason the Pilgrims felt they had to leave England

Religious Persecution

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the first crop the Pilgrims served at Thanksgiving

Corn

300

What happened to the turkey that got in a fight?

He got the stuffing knocked out of him!

300

Who did the Detroit Lions beat their first game this year.

The Chiefs

300

This president refused to celebrate Thanksgiving as a national holiday

Who is Thomas jefferson?

400

the thanksgiving dish that contains sweet potatoes, maple syrup, and sometimes marshmallow

Candied yams

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The most popular alternative to turkey on Thanksgiving

Ham

400

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

Turkey

400

The year of the first Thanksgiving

1621

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the average weight of a turkey that is bought for Thanksgiving

15 Pounds

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What do you call a running turkey?

Fast Food

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The year of the first Thanksgiving NFL game which year included the Canton Bulldogs vs the Akron Pros

1920

400

This President made turkey pardoning an annual event

Who is George H. W. Bush?

500

The best way to tell if a cranberry is ripe

See if it bounces

500

the parade many people watch on Thanksgiving morning

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

500

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

cornucopia

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The number of days the first Thanksgiving celebration lasted

Three days

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Thanksgiving's rank among America's favorite holidays

#2

1-4 respectively: Christmas, Thanksgiving, Mother's Day, Easter

500

What did the turkey say to the computer?

Google, google.

500

Thanksgiving football games were not played in the years 1941 to 1944 because of which worldwide event happening during this period of time.

World War II

500

President Biden frequently visited this New England island. 

What is Nantucket?

600

this food served at thanksgiving sometimes contains breadcrumbs, herbs, fruits, nuts, and onion. 

Stuffing 

600

Some people offer their gratitude this way before eating a Thanksgiving meal

blessing the food

600

Thanksgiving colors and what do they mean? (4 Colors)

Orange- Pumpkin

Yellow- Corn

Brown- Turkey

Red- Cranberry

600

What caused about one-half of the Pilgrim population to die off in their first year living in New England.

Sickness and starvation

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

The Wattle

600

"Why was the Thanksgiving soup so expensive?"

"It had 24 carrots."


600

The only active NFL franchise to have never played on Thanksgiving

Jacksonville Jaguars

600

Which thanksgiving dish has Mr. Petry never previously heard about before this year?

What is mac+cheese?

700

The two root vegetables that are different from each other but are usually seen as the same ingredient

Sweet potato and yams

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the most popular Thanksgiving Tradition

Saying what you are grateful for.

700

the flower that symbolizes Thanksgiving

Sunflower

700

True or False

The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621, but it wasn't observed as a national holiday until 1867

False - it was observed as a national holiday in 1873

700

True or false question

The TV dinner was invented because of Thanksgiving.

True

700

"What did the turkey say to his real estate agent?"

 "Turn-key only."

700

Who were the last 7 Super Bowls Winners?

2023: Kansas City Chiefs.

2022: Los Angeles Rams.

2021: Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

2020: Kansas City Chiefs.

2019: New England Patriots.

2018: Philadelphia Eagles.

2017: New England Patriots.

700

As of 2022, how many Turkeys are sold each thanksgiving in the U.S? Round to the nearest million. Closest answer wins!

46 million! (Source: USAG, United States Department of Agriculture).

800

the number of calories consumed on an average persons plate on thanksgiving

4,500 

800

The approximate number of turkeys consumed every year at Thanksgiving

46 Million 

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the symbol of thanks

A Circle 

800

the Native American who helped the pilgrims

Squanto

800

The speed that turkeys can run when scared

20mph

800

"Why did the cranberries turn red?"


 "Because they saw the turkey dressing."

800

Name as many of the 3 active NFL teams who have played on Thanksgiving but never won as you can.

(More points will be awarded if more correct teams are guessed) 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-1)

Cleveland Browns (0-3)

Cincinnati Bengals (0-1)

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What are YOU thankful for?

(Open question)

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