Thanksgiving Trivia Quiz

Thanksgiving is a fun holiday to celebrate everything that we have to be thankful for in life. But how much Thanksgiving trivia do you actually know? Time to talk turkey!

Test yourself with this fun Thanksgiving fact quiz to see how much you actually know about the history of this holiday, Tom Turkey, and the pilgrims! Then you can surprise everyone at Thanksgiving dinner with you knowledge!

Created by: Vanessa
  1. Why are turkeys called turkeys?
  2. What was the Mayflower before the Plgrims sailed on it?
  3. Who was the Captain of the Mayflower?
  4. What president set aside the last Thursday in November as Thanksgiving?
  5. What is the largest type of turkey?
  6. In 2005 how many pounds of turkey did the average American eat?
  7. The heaviest turkey ever raised was...
  8. What are male and female turkeys called?
  9. How many lbs. of turkey are eaten in the United States every Thanksgiving?
  10. When did the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade begin?
  11. Which state consumes the most turkey out of the whole country?
  12. How can you tell a good cranberry from a bad cranberry?
  13. What was the name of the indian chief whose tribe helped the pilgrims and also celebrated the first Thanksgiving?
  14. What indian tribe helped the pilgrims?
  15. What is the US pumpkin-production world record and which state holds it?

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