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What is the most popular main course served on Thanksgiving Day?

turkey

100

What is The day after Thanksgiving as referred to by shoppers?

Black Friday

100

What is The orange vegetable commonly used as a symbol of Thanksgiving?

 a pumpkin

100

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

Mayflower 

100

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

corn?

pie?

seafood?

Pie

100

What is The name of the US President who first ordered a national day of Thanksgiving? 

George Washington?


100

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

 Detroit Lions

82 Games (as of 2021)

200

What is The most popular Thanksgiving dessert?

Pumpkin Pie

200

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

the fourth Thursday of November

200

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

 the Native Americans? 

(Wampanoag tribe)

200

What is The number of women who prepared and then attended the first Thanksgiving meal?


4

200

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

October

200

Who is the 1st president to ever "pardon" a thanksgiving?

John F Kennedy 

200

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

Who are the Green Bay Packers?

Who are the Washington Redskins?

Who are the Chicago Bears?

Green Bay Packers

36 games played

300

What is The red fruit often served alongside turkey for Thanksgiving dinner?

cranberries

300

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

wishbone

300

who were The English Separatists who came to the United States in 1620?

the Pilgrims?

300

What is The reason the Pilgrims felt they had to leave England?

religious persecution

The Pilgrims were Separatists, America’s Calvinist Protestants, who rejected the institutional Church of England. They believed that the worship of God must originate in the inner man, and that corporate forms of worship prescribed by man interfered with the establishment of a true relationship with God. The Separatists used the term “church” to refer to the people, the Body of Christ, not to a building or institution.

300

What is The speed that turkeys can run when scared?

20mph

300

What is 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 which worldwide event happening during this period of time.

 World War II

400

What is The vegan, vegetarian, non-meat version of turkey.

tofurky

400

What is The most popular alternative to turkey on Thanksgiving?

ham

400

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

wild turkey?

400

What was The year of the first Thanksgiving?


1621?

400

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

 Squanto

400

What is 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 year included the Canton Bulldogs vs the Akron Pros?

What is 1902?

What is 1920?

What is 1936?

1920

500

What is The best way to tell if a cranberry is ripe?

 see if it bounces

500

What is a race many people run on Thanksgiving morning?


turkey-trot

500

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

 cornucopia


500

What is The number of days the first Thanksgiving celebration lasted?

three days

500

where does Thanksgiving rank among America's favorite holidays?

#2

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

500

What is The name of the US President who refused to celebrate Thanksgiving as a national holiday?

Thomas Jefferson

He opposed days of Thanksgiving because they were remnants of Britain's reign over the American colonies.

500

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)

600

What is The number of calories consumed on average per person on Thanksgiving dinner

4,500

600

What is The number of turkeys consumed every year at Thanksgiving?


46 million

600

What is The type of meat the native Americans brought to the first Thanksgiving?

deer meat

600

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

sickness and starvation?

But through prayer and hard work, with the assistance of their Indian friends, the Pilgrims reaped a rich harvest in the summer of 1621.


600

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


the wattle

600

What is The name of the president who proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday?

 Abraham Lincoln

600

What is The only active NFL franchise to have never played on Thanksgiving?

Jacksonville Jaguars

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