Think you know your turkey? Take our Thanksgiving Trivia Quiz to see just how much you know about the big day.

1. When was the first Thanksgiving celebration?

2. What is a female turkey called?

3. What is a male turkey called?

4. Which American statesman wanted the turkey to be the national symbol?

5. Approximately what percentage of American homes eat turkey on Thanksgiving?

6. Which U.S. president specified that Thanksgiving would fall on the last Thursday of November?

7. Which country consumes the most turkey per year per capita?

8. Thanksgiving is celebrated only in the US?

9. What was the original name for the pilgrims?

10. How long was the voyage from England to the New World?

11. Of the original 102 pilgrims, approximately how many survived to celebrate the first Thanksgiving?

12. The first Thanksgiving football game was started in 1934 by which team?

13. In 1705, a ship outside Colchester, CT got stuck in ice around the harbor. Townspeople postponed Thanksgiving one week so that what item on the ship could be brought ashore?

14. The Guinness Book of Records states that the greatest dressed weight recorded for a turkey is.....

15. The Horn of Plenty, or Cornucopia, which symbolizes abundance, originated in which country?

16. What are baby turkeys called?

17. What drink did the Pilgrims bring with them in the Mayflower?

18. A turkey can run...

19. How long did the first Thanksgiving last?

20. What was on the menu for the first Thanksgiving?

21. How can a turkey drown when it’s raining?

22. Turkeys can fly...

23. How can you tell when a cranberry is ripe?

24. What makes us so sleepy after eating our Turkey dinner?


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