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100

The most popular main course served on Thanksgiving Day.

Turkey

100

The day after Thanksgiving as referred to by shoppers.

Black Friday

100

The orange vegetable commonly used as a symbol of Thanksgiving.

Pumpkin

100

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

the Mayflower

100

The type of food which was NOT served at the first Thanksgiving.

corn on the cob

pumpkin

seafood

corn on the cob

100

The name of the US President who first ordered a national day of Thanksgiving in November.

Abraham Lincoln

100

The NFL team which has played nearly double the amount of Thanksgiving games than any other team.

Detroit Lions

82 (2021)

200

The most popular Thanksgiving dessert.

Pumpkin Pie

200

When do Americans traditionally celebrate Thanksgiving?

The fourth Thursday of November

200

The indigenous people of North America who are part of the traditional Thanksgiving story.

(Extra 100 points if you can name the tribe) 

Who are the Native Americans? 

(Wampanoag tribe)

200

What was the first thanksgiving a celebration of?

The first harvest for the pilgrims.


200

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

October

200

The first president to "pardon" a turkey.

John F Kennedy

200

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

Green Bay Packers

Washington Redskins

Chicago Bears

Green Bay Packers

36 games played

300

The red fruit often served alongside turkey for Thanksgiving dinner

Cranberries

300

The part of the turkey that two people pull apart to see if their wish will be granted.

Wishbone

300

The English Separatists who came to the United States in 1620.

the Pilgrims

300

How long was the first Thanksgiving celebration? 

Three Days

300

The speed that turkeys can run when scared.

20mph

300

The name of the US President who made turkey pardoning an annual event.

George H.W. Bush

300

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

World War II

400

The vegan, vegetarian, non meat version of turkey.

Tofurky?

400

The most popular alternative to turkey on Thanksgiving.

Ham or Chicken

400

A bird large enough to feed a family which is native to North America. Hunting season began this year on October 9, 2021.

Wild Turkey

400

The year of the first Thanksgiving.

1776

1965

1621

1621

400

The name of the Native American who spoke English and taught the pilgrims how to farm.

Squanto

400

The name of the US President who declared two Thanksgivings in one year.

James Madison

400

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

1902

1920

1936

1920

500

The best way to tell if a cranberry is ripe.

A. Check for softness 

B. See if it bounces

C. See if it floats

See if it bounces


500

Which is a race many people run on Thanksgiving morning?

Turkey trot

Smashed potato

Pilgrim hop

Turkey trot

500

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

Cornucopia


500

Where was the first Thanksgiving in the U.S.?

Plymouth, Massachusetts

500

Where does Thanksgiving rank among America's favorite holidays?

#2?

500

Which US Founding Father famously called turkey's 

" a bird of courage"? 

Benjamin Franklin 

500

The name of 1 of 3 active NFL teams who have played on Thanksgiving but never won.

the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-1)

the Cleveland Browns (0-3)

the Cincinnati Bengals (0-1)

600

The number of calories consumed on average per person on Thanksgiving dinner.

A. 2,500

B. 4,500

C 6,500

4,500

600

The number of turkeys are consumed every year at Thanksgiving.

460 million

4.6 million

46 million

46 million

600

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

deer (venison)

600

This is what caused about one half of the Pilgrim population to die off in their first year living in New England.

sickness, starvation, freezing temperatures

600

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


the Wattle

600

Who was in charge of the first Thanksgiving?

Governor William Bradford

600

The only active NFL franchise to have never played on Thanksgiving.

the Jacksonville Jaguars

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