Thanksgiving Trivia

49 Thanksgiving Trivia Questions and Answers – Everything Trivia

Dive deep into the history and traditions of Thanksgiving with this intriguing Thanksgiving trivia collection. Whether you’re a history buff, a holiday enthusiast, or just looking for some festive fun, these questions will enlighten and entertain. From the origins of the holiday to delightful modern-day customs, there’s something here for everyone to learn and enjoy. Test your knowledge and share with family and friends for a memorable Thanksgiving gathering!

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1. Who is credited with declaring Thanksgiving a national holiday in the US?

2. In what year was the first Thanksgiving feast celebrated?

3. Which Native American tribe celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims?

4. How many days did the original Thanksgiving celebration last?

5. Which U.S. president tried to move Thanksgiving to the third Thursday of November?

6. What meat was primarily consumed during the first Thanksgiving?

7. Which state was the first to adopt an annual Thanksgiving holiday?

8. In what year was Thanksgiving declared a federal holiday?

9. How long did the Mayflower’s voyage take?

10. What is the name of the large parade held on Thanksgiving Day?

11. What utensils did the Pilgrims not use during the first Thanksgiving?

12. Which magazine editor heavily campaigned for Thanksgiving to become a national holiday?

13. Which sport is most commonly associated with Thanksgiving?

14. What is the day after Thanksgiving commonly called?

15. In Charlie Brown’s Thanksgiving special, what does Snoopy serve as a main dish?

16. Which famous nursery rhyme was written about the Mayflower’s journey?

17. What is a baby turkey called?

18. In which century were pumpkin pies first introduced to the Thanksgiving menu?

19. What do people traditionally break from the turkey, often making a wish?

20. Which U.S. president refused to issue a Thanksgiving proclamation?

21. Which bird is often synonymous with Thanksgiving?

22. On what day of the week is Thanksgiving celebrated in the U.S.?

23. In which month is Canadian Thanksgiving celebrated?

24. What type of sauce, made from berries, is traditionally served with turkey?

25. What type of pie is most commonly associated with Thanksgiving?

26. Which country does not celebrate Thanksgiving: Canada, Australia, or U.S.?

27. What vegetable was NOT served at the first Thanksgiving?

28. How long is the average lifespan of a domesticated turkey?

29. Which department store sponsored the first Thanksgiving parade in 1920?

30. What is the name of the ship the Pilgrims sailed on to America?

31. Which President is known for pardoning a turkey annually?

32. Which animal was suggested by Benjamin Franklin to be the national bird instead of the eagle?

33. What stuffing ingredient was once considered a luxury in Europe?

34. Which state raises the most turkeys annually?

35. What is the name for the festive shopping day after Thanksgiving?

36. Which famous explorer is said to have held the first Thanksgiving in 1541?

37. What is the high-calorie count meal commonly served during Thanksgiving called?

38. Which Broadway musical features a song about the origins of Thanksgiving?

39. Which country celebrates Erntedankfest, a harvest festival similar to Thanksgiving?

40. Which nutrient found in turkey is said to make people drowsy?

41. Approximately how many turkeys are consumed in the U.S. during Thanksgiving?

42. Which early U.S. President proclaimed a national day of Thanksgiving and prayer?

43. Who wrote the song ‘Alice’s Restaurant’, often associated with Thanksgiving?

44. What is the busiest travel day of the year in the U.S.?

45. What color are wild turkeys’ feathers?

46. What special dessert is made using corn and molasses?

47. What type of corn, often used as decoration, is associated with Thanksgiving?

48. What organization estimates the number of turkeys raised in the U.S. annually?

49. In what year did the Detroit Lions play their first Thanksgiving Day game?

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