Thanksgiving Trivia Qs & As: Thanksgiving is national holiday observed on various dates across the United States. It is celebrated with family — the act of giving thanks, expressing gratitude for the blessing of the harvest. There’s no better way to celebrate this years thanksgiving with your family than having fun and laughter with these Thanksgiving Trivia Questions and Answers.
Here we present you some of the history of thanks giving trivia questions that will help you understand the real purpose and origin of it.
And just before the food coma sets in and you decide to call it a night, you can contribute more to the holiday fun by learning some Thanksgiving trivia
#1. Funny Thanksgiving History Trivia Qs & As
When thanks giving occur?
Ans: Fourth Thursday in November
Captain John smith founded what colony in Virginia?
Ans: James town
Tell how many days the first thanks giving lasted?
Ans: 3 days
How many pilgrims women are believed to have survived to celebrate the first thanks giving?
Ans: Only 5 women survived and they all cooked the meat
What was the original name of pilgrims?
How many Turkeys are cooked each thanks giving in America?
Ans: 45 million
Why in present thanks giving is celebrated on fourth Thursday of November?
Ans: This date was set by President Franklin D.Roosevelt in 1939 and approved by congress in 194
Who was the president who declared thanks giving as a national, official and annual holiday?
Ans: Abraham Lincoln
How many pilgrims were on the Mayflower?
What was the religious group who were known as pilgrims left England to practice their religion?
Ans: And what was the place where they went after leaving England?Leiden, Holland
In what century was the first pumpkin pies as we know them made?
Ans: In 17th century
What was the animal that was brought to the first thanks giving by the natives of America?
How long was the voyage from England to the new world?
Ans: 66 days
Which southern state was first to adopt a thanks giving day in 1885?
#2. Thanksgiving Parades Trivia Questions And Answers
On the arrival of which famous character of our society the thanks giving parade in America and Macy ends?
Ans: With the arrival of Santa clause
What was the year when thanks giving parade was started in America and Macy?
Ans: In 1924
Which balloon was the first balloon in the 1927 Macy’s thanks giving day parade?
Ans: Felix the cat
Name the oldest thanks giving parade that is currently known?
Ans: 6abc Dunkin’ Donuts thanksgiving day parade
#3. Thanksgiving Food Trivia Questions And Answers
Which of the following was not served at the Pilgrims thanks giving meal?
Ans: Cranberries, corn and mashed potatoes
What utensil was not used by the pilgrims to eat thanks giving dinner?
What decade was he green bean casserole a thanks giving staple in many households, first created?
Ans: In 1955
What is the food present at the first thanks giving but rarely cooked on thanks giving?
Ans: Sea food is that kind of food that is rarely cooked on thanks giving
Which Indian tribe taught the pilgrims, how to cultivate the land and was invited to the thanks giving meal?
What culture produced the idea of the cornucopia, the horn of plenty?
Ans: Greek culture
Where is the only place in Australia where thanks giving day is celebrated?
Ans: Norfolk land
In Canada when people celebrates thanks giving day?
Ans: On the second Monday of October
Why thanks giving day was invented?
Ans: Because in western countries children mostly don’t live with their parents and that is why they celebrate this day so they can spend some quality time with their parents
What food does Koreans stuffs and eats during Chuseok?
Ans: Rice cakes (Now famous all over the world)
How high must a cranberry bounce before it is harvested?
Ans: 4 inches
How harvesting is a major event?
Ans: It is the day when you start a new journey as you are going to have money soon and soon their country will have the crops and that is no doubt a big day for all
Is thanks giving is a religious occasion?
Who is the Goddess of corn according to Greeks?
What is the busiest travel day of the world?
Ans: The Friday after thanks giving
#3. Turkey Trivia Questions with Answers
No turkey no thanksgiving: Turkey is something that represents a feast as it is a dish that takes lots of time to cook and it cannot be cooked in daily routine. But today being thanksgiving day is exceptional so why not make a delicious Turkey dinner and show love and importance to your parents or any other person whom you want to say thanks.
Here are some of the best turkey trivia questions questions and answers that you can play with your family and friends on thanksgiving day. Have fun and enjoy!
How fast can a spooked Turkey run?
Ans: 20 miles per hour
What is baby turkey called?
Ans: A Poult
Which president is believed to be the first to pardon a Turkey and start this annual tradition?
Ans: President Harry Truman in 1947
What part of Turkey is saved and snapped as superstitious good luck custom in different countries of world?
What is the best place to put the meat thermometer in the Turkey is?
Ans: The Thigh
What bird comes in your mind when you think about thanks giving?
What are most Turkey feathers are used for after the Turkey is plucked?
Ans: They are used as animal food
What is a snood?
Ans: The loose skin under the male turkey’s neck
A full grown turkey has about how many feathers?
What is the wobbly red piece of flesh on the top of the beak of a Turkey?
Ans: A snood
How can a Turkey drown when it’s raining?
Ans: By looking up
Is it the female Turkey or male Turkey that gobble?
Ans: The male, female Turkeys are cackle
What is the estimate that how many Americans eat Turkey at thanks giving?
How many degrees can a Turkey see with its eyes?
Ans: 270 degrees it means they can see behind them as well
Tell that how many approximately how many turkeys are eaten each year on thanks giving in the United States?
Ans: 280 million
Which state raises the highest number of Turkeys?