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Thanksgiving

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  • Which televised sport do many people watch on Thanksgiving?
    American football
  • What meat did the Native Americans bring to the first Thanksgiving?
    Deer
  • According to the US Poultry and Egg Association, how many turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving each year?
    46 million
  • The Pilgrims ate pumpkin pie at their Thanksgiving feast.
    False
  • When did the first colonists from England (the Pilgrims) arrive in America?
    1620
  • Which of the following is not used to decorate homes on Thanksgiving?
    Pumpkin lanterns
  • What happens to turkeys that are pardoned by the President of the USA?
    They are sent to a farm to live out the rest of their days
  • Where did The Pilgrims sail from?
    Plymouth
  • Thanksgiving is only celebrated in the USA.
    False
  • What was the name of The Pilgrims’ ship?
    The Mayflower
  • What year was the celebration that is most commonly considered to be the first Thanksgiving?
    1621
  • Thanksgiving is a religious holiday.
    False
  • Where did The Pilgrims celebrate the first Thanksgiving?
    In Plymouth, Massachusetts
  • What is the traditional dessert on Thanksgiving Day?
    Pumpkin pie
  • When is Thanksgiving celebrated in Canada?
    On the second Monday of October
  • When do Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Day nowadays?
    On the fourth Thursday of November
  • There are towns in the USA that are named Turkey.
    True
  • How long did the first Thanksgiving dinner last?
    Three days
  • Many Thanksgiving dinners aren’t complete without a serving of congealed “sauce” made from this fruit:
    Cranberry