|01||Geography||United States||The first Thanksgiving celebration was held in 1621 in which Massachusetts town?||Plymouth|
days did the Pilgrims' voyage to the "New World" last -
36, 66, or 96?
the first Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Balloon -
Felix the Cat, Mickey Mouse, or Popeye?
Who was the
first governor of Plymouth Colony -
William Bradford or John Carver?
country was first to adopted Thanksgiving as a national holiday -
Canada or USA?
was originally written for Thanksgiving -
Deck the Halls, Jingle Bells or Silent Night?
Book of World Records states that
the greatest dressed weight recorded for a turkey is -
48 lbs, 67 lbs, or 86 lbs?
turkeys make a "gobble" sound -
True or False?
|09||Geography||World||Now spanning two continents, which country is the surviving central portion of the "Ottoman Empire" which spanned three continents?||Turkey|
Approximately what percentage of American homes eats turkey on
63%, 72%, 81%, or 90%?
American tribe celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the colonists -
the Iroquois, the Roanoke, or Wampanoag?
|12||S&L||Games||What ballroom dance was named for the short, jerky steps that turkeys take?||turkey trot|
the turkey first domesticated -
China, India or Mexico?
produced the most turkeys in 2005 and was still #1 in 2012 -
Arkansas, Minnesota, or North Carolina?
|15||A&L||Language||What is the meaning of the word "Cornucopia" (often associated with Thanksgiving)?||Horn of Plenty|
|16||A&L||Nonfiction||Which book was written by Gov. William Bradford, telling of troubles and experiences of Pilgrims?||"Of Plymouth Plantation"|
|17||A&L||Poetry||Which title did Lydia Child give her poem "Over the river & thru the woods, to Grandfather's house we go"?||"Thanksgiving Day"|
|18||History||United States||What year did the "Pilgrims" celebrate what is now called the first American Thanksgiving?||1621|
|19||History||United States||What U. S. president officially proclaimed Thanksgiving to be a "national holiday"?||Abraham Lincoln|
department store sponsored the first Thanksgiving Day Parade -
Gimbel's, Macy's or Sears?
|21||History||United States||Was "turkey" part of the first Thanksgiving dinner celebrated by the pilgrims in Massachusetts?||
(menu included venison, duck, goose, seafood, & eels, but no turkey)
|22||History||World||Which common western-eating-utensil did the Pilgrims NOT use?||Fork|
|23||History||World||What was the name of the ship that transported the first "Pilgrims" to the New World?||Mayflower|
|24||History||World||In most jurisdictions of Canada, "Thanksgiving" is a statutory holiday observed on the second Monday of what month?||October|
|25||Movies||1978||The 1978 movie Midnight Express is about an American spending 5 years in prison in what country?||Turkey|
|26||Movies||1987||What holiday makes getting home a hardship for Steve Martin and John Candy in Planes, Trains and Automobiles?||Thanksgiving|
|27||S&L||Bowling||What does the Bowling term "Turkey" mean?||three consecutive strikes|
on a roast turkey has more calories -
White or Dark?
point in cooking, does "Butterball Turkey" instructions recommend the
breast and drumsticks be covered with aluminum foil -
1/3, 1/2, 2/3 or 3/4?
groups, it’s a "Colony" of Ants, and "Swarm" of Bees -
but what is the term for a group of Turkeys?
|Rafter or Flock|
can run up to 25 miles per hour AND fly up to 55 miles per hour -
True or False
|32||S&N||Zoology||What is the term for the skin that hangs from a turkey's neck?||Wattle|
|33||TV||1978-82||What sitcom heard Mr. Carlson say "I thought turkeys could fly." after they were tossed from a helicopter over a shopping mall as Thanksgiving Day radio stunt?||"WKRP in Cincinnati"|
|34||TV||1982-93||Carla invites the bar gang to her house for Thanksgiving and naturally a food fight erupts on what sitcom?||"Cheers"|
Loves Raymond, what did Debra serve for Thanksgiving dinner -
Chicken, Fish, Ham, or Pasta?
|36||Geography||World||Which city is the capital of Turkey?||Ankara|
|37||History||United States||What department store has sponsored New York's annual Thanksgiving Day Parade since 1924?||Macys|
tradition of snapping the turkey's wishbone began with the Pilgrims
first "Thanksgiving Celebration" -
True or False?
(goes back to ancient Roman tradition)
|39||S&L||Bowling||What is the bowling term for three (3) consecutive strikes?||Turkey|
|40||S&L||Football||Which two current NFL teams have played on every Thanksgiving day for over 44 years?||
Lions (since 1934)
Dallas Cowboys (1966)
|41||Music||2004||What Irish rock band released their 11th studio album How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb two days before Thanksgiving in 2004?||U2|