Great Britain
Halloween
Guy Fawkes
Thanksgiving and the Pilgrim journey
The modern Thanksgiving feast
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What is the capital city of England?

London

100
What is a carved pumpkin called?
a Jack-o-lantern
100

When is Guy Fawkes day celebrated?

5th of November

100
What is the name of the ship the Pilgrims sailed to America in?
the Mayflower
100

What do some people do on Thanksgiving?

Watch football

200

What is the name of the famous fortress in London where the Crown Jewels are kept?

The Tower of London

200

When is Halloween?

October 31st

200

What do children in Britain let off on Guy Fawkes day?

Fireworks

200

Who were the pilgrims?

Religious people

200

What is important to do on Thanksgiving?

Give thanks

300

What is the river called that divides London?

the River Thames

300
What do children say on Halloween when they ask for candy?
Trick-or-Treat
300

What did Guy Fawkes hide in the Parliament cellars?

Barrels of gunpowder

300
When did the Mayflower set sail to America?
1620
300

When is Thanksgiving celebrated?

Third Thursday of November.

400

What is the name given to Big Ben in 2012?

Elizabeth Tower

400

Why do people wear costumes at Halloween?

To keep the spirits away

400

What happened to Guy Fawkes after he named the plotters?

He was taken prisoner to the Tower of London and was hanged and quatered.

400

Why did the Pilgrims leave their homeland and set sail for America?

To have religious freedom that was denied to them in Europe.

400

What do people eat on Thanksgiving? Name 3.

Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, green beans, pumpkin pie

500

This is the first of the top 10 attractions in London due to its spectacular 360-degree views.

London Eye

500

Which festival did Halloween originate from?

Halloween can trace its roots back to the ancient Celtic end-of-harvest festival of Samhain. (During Samhain, people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off evil spirits.)

500

How many barrels of gunpowder did Guy try to ignite?

36

500

What was the name of the native Indian who helped the settlers with the harvest?

Squanto

500

In which century (or year) did Abraham Lincoln proclaim Thanksgiving a national holiday?

In 1863 (or the 19th century)

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