Thanksgiving Triva

10 Thanksgiving Trivia questions and answers

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Which country has Thanksgiving on the second Monday in October?~Canada
What sound do male turkeys make?~Gobble
Which was the first department store to hold a Thanksgiving parade?~Gimbels
What is the dangling skin under a turkey’s neck called?~Wattle
Which state produces the most cranberries?~Wisconsin
What is the name of the famous rock credited to where the pilgrims first landed?~Plymouth
In which month did the pilgrims arrived in North America in 1620?~December
Which Ocean did the Pilgrims sail across to reach North America?~Atlantic
What was the name of the ship that the pilgrims sailed on?~Mayflower
In what season was the first Thanksgiving Day celebrated on in 1621?~Fall
How many days did the first Thanksgiving celebration last?~three
President __ issued the first national Thanksgiving Day Proclamation in the year 1789.~Washington
A frozen turkey will thaw about one day per __ Lbs in the refrigerator.~four
Who was the chief of the Wampanoag tribe?~Massasoit
Christopher __ was the captain of the Mayflower.~Jones
Which part of the turkey is saved and snapped as a superstitious good luck custom?~Wishbone
Which President moved Thanksgiving up one week to help stimulate the Christmas shopping economy?~Roosevelt
Captain John Smith founded what colony in Virginia?~Jamestown
In what year did the first Macy’s Thanksgiving parade take place?~1924
Turkey eggs usually have __ on them.~Speckles
What are baby turkeys called?~Poults
How miles per hour can the average wild turkey fly?~55
How miles per hour can a turkey run?~25
The state of North __ produces the most turkeys.~Carolina
The first Thanksgiving football game was played by the Detroit Lions and Chicago__~Bears
The Mayflower was originally built to transport __.~wine
What is a male turkey called?~Tom
The busiest travel day of the year is the __ after Thanksgiving.~Friday
On what other planet was a turkey dinner eaten?~Moon
How many pilgrims were on the Mayflower?~102
How many days long was the voyage from England to the New World?~66
Which common cutlery was not used at the first Thanksgiving?~Forks
How many pounds does the average turkey weigh?~15
The National Turkey Federation Estimates __ turkeys are consumed each year?~46,000,000
How many years between the first Thanksgiving and when it became a national holiday?~200
In 1953 Swanson made the first __ dinners with their extra turkeys.~TV
Because of the shopping, the day after Thanksgiving is known as __ Friday.~Black
The average person consumes __ calories on Thanksgiving day.~4500
Which turkeys are known as gobblers?~Male
What percent of Americans have turkey on Thanksgiving?~88
On Thanksgiving 1956, NBC broadcasted the first national __ game.~Football
Turkey Creek, Louisiana; Turkey, N.C.; Turkey, Texas; and Turkey, Arizona are all in the United __~States
Which president issued a ‘Thanksgiving Proclamation’ on third October 1863?~Lincoln
What is a female turkey called?~Hen
Which state consumes the largest amount of turkey?~California
Benjamin Franklin wanted the __ to be the national bird of the United States.~Turkey
How many feathers does a grown turkey have?~3500
Where do wild turkeys prefer to sleep?~trees
A large group of wild turkeys is called a __.~flock
What is the long, red fleshy growth that hangs down over the turkey’s beak called?~snood
How many days is the incubation period of a turkey egg?~28
On what holiday is turkey the most common eaten food?~Thanksgiving



Americans purchase nearly 600 million pounds of candy a year for Halloween. An incredible 90 million pounds of chocolate candy is sold during Halloween week, taking a strong lead compared to other holidays. We have compiled list of candies all of which have the word “Candy”. We hope you enjoy this sweet question set.

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__ candy is white and fluffy. ~cotton
Candy __ is yellow, orange and white.~corn
Candy __ is red and white with a curved end.~cane
Candy __ usually have some type of chocolate and are rectangle shaped.~bars
__ candy comes in many flavors and are usually sucked.~Hard
__ candy is can help soothe a sore throat.~sucking
__ candy often comes on a string and is made from sugar and water.~Rock
A candy __ is worn around your neck.~necklace
Small rounded pegs of candy that are attached to a strip of paper are candy __.~Dots
__ candy is gelatin-based, chewable and comes in shapes like worms, bottles and hearts.~gummy


Which is the most popular dog breed in the United States?~Labradors
Akita, a dog, is a national treasure of which country?~Japan
The Norwegian ___ is the only dog that has six toes on each foot.~Lundehund
Which is the only dog bread that bark, but they can yode?~basenji
Which type of dog can trace a scents that are over 300 hours old?~Bloodhounds
The ___ are excellent swimmers because they have webbed feet.~Newfoundlands
___ puppies are born completely white and develop their spots over time~Dalmatian
___ are thought to be French by origin but are actually German dogs.~ Poodles
___ and Collies create the most racket than any other dog
The __ Dog is actually part of the squirrel family.~Prairie

What tool is used to hit nails?~ hammer
What tool is used to rotate an object into place? ~screwdriver
What tool applies torque to nuts and bolts?~ wrench
Which tool has jaws that can be used to bend or compress objects?~pliers
A ___ measure is like a very long ruler?~tape
Which tool is used for establishing a horizontal plane?~level
Which tool has sharp teeth and is used for cutting?~saw
What tool is usually made of steel is used to smooth surfaces?~file
Which tool comes with different shaped cutting edges and is usually used on wood?~Chisel
What tool has a sharp blade and is used for slicing?~Knife

Who was the first President to occupy the White House?~John Adams
Approximately how many visitors does the White House receive each day?~Six Thousand
Which President was responsible for having the West Wing built?~Teddy Roosevelt
What are there 35 of in the White House?~Bathrooms
What is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.?~White House
How many levels does the White House have?~six
The ___ Office is the official office of the President of the United States.~Oval
The “Presidential Collection Room” is also known as the ___ Room.~China
What was the White House Cloakroom converted into in 1942?~Movie Theater
Which paper currency has the White House on the back side?~Twenty