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Thanksgiving is a truly American holiday. Most people know the origin of Thanksgiving, but most do not know all the facts and trivia associated with Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving occurs on the:
Fourth Thursday in November
The first Thanksgiving lasted how many days:
Which Indian tribe taught the Pilgrims how to cultivate the land and were invited to the Thanksgiving meal? Apache, Wampanoag or Cherokee
Approximately how many turkeys are eaten each year on Thanksgiving in the United States? 100 million, 280 million or 500 million
Which southern state was the first to adopt a Thanksgiving Day in 1855? South Carolina, Virginia or Georgia?
What is a snood?
The loose skin under a male turkey’s neck.
What utensil was not used by the Pilgrims to eat Thanksgiving dinner?
The best place to put the meat thermometer in the turkey is: The breast, the middle of the back or the thigh
Which president is believed to be the first to pardon a turkey and start this annual tradition? President Lincoln in 1863, President Roosevelt in 1939 or President Harry Truman in 1947
President Harry Truman in 1947
What is a baby turkey called? A chick, a nestling or a poult
It has been estimated that how many Americans eat turkey at Thanksgiving. 50%, 77% or 88%
A full grown turkey has about how many feathers? 3,500, a million or too many to count
All turkeys gobble. True or False
False. Only male turkeys gobble. They do so to attract female turkeys.
The first department store to hold a Thanksgiving parade was Macy’s. True or False
False. It was Gimbel’s.
Every year the President of the United States pardons a turkey, who spends the rest of its life on a historical farm.
Turkeys can see behind themselves. True or False
True - They can see 270 degrees.
What state consumes the most Turkey? Texas, California or Illinois
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