Quiz about Gobble  Its Thanksgiving
Quiz about Gobble  Its Thanksgiving

Gobble! It's Thanksgiving Trivia Quiz


As a follow-up to my two Halloween quizzes, I thought I'd do one about that joyous time of the year where you pack on a few extra pounds while spending time surrounded by the ones you love. Have fun!

A multiple-choice quiz by sassy111. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
sassy111
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
103,610
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
5563
Awards
Top 35% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 167 (8/10), OffPutting (10/10), grompit (10/10).
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Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. What bird is typically the meal of choice when it comes to Thanksgiving in the U.S.? Hint

Turkey
Quail
Chicken
Duck

2. What is Thanksgiving called in Canada?

Answer: (One Word)
3. A horn-shaped basket portrayed with fruits and vegetables inside is called a __________?

Answer: (One Word (watch spelling!))
4. Sweet potatoes are often called by what name in parts of North America? Confusingly, this name is also given to a completely different vegetable. Hint

Baking Potatoes
Yams
Kiwanos
Turnips

5. In what now-named state is Plymouth Colony? Hint

Virginia
Massachusetts
New Jersey
Maryland

6. Here's a bit of a toughie: What was the name of the tribe of indians that brought gifts of food to the Pilgrims? Hint

Massachuset
Mi'kmaq
Pennacook
Wampanoag

7. During what war did the president at that time declare a day in November Thanksgiving Day? Hint

Revolutionary War
World War II
World War I
Civil War

8. What department store holds an annual Thanksgiving Day Parade? Hint

JC Pennys
Macy's
Dillards
Sears

9. Pie. Yummy. What kind of pie is traditionally served at a Thanksgiving Dinner? Hint

Lemon
Apple
Pumpkin
Cherry

10. In the U.S., Thanksgiving falls on the fourth _______ of November each year.

Answer: (One Word)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What bird is typically the meal of choice when it comes to Thanksgiving in the U.S.?

Answer: Turkey

Some have chicken, some have duck, some have no bird at all...It varies from person to person.
2. What is Thanksgiving called in Canada?

Answer: Thanksgiving

Yep, the same name only not on the same day. The Canadian Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday in October.
3. A horn-shaped basket portrayed with fruits and vegetables inside is called a __________?

Answer: cornucopia

It's pretty common in decoration and as a centerpiece.
4. Sweet potatoes are often called by what name in parts of North America? Confusingly, this name is also given to a completely different vegetable.

Answer: Yams

The orange sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) - also sometimes referred to as a yam by some Americans - is botanically quite separate from the proper yam, which covers various members of the Dioscoreaceae family.
5. In what now-named state is Plymouth Colony?

Answer: Massachusetts

Plymouth Colony is where the first American Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621.
6. Here's a bit of a toughie: What was the name of the tribe of indians that brought gifts of food to the Pilgrims?

Answer: Wampanoag

All of these were tribes in Northeast America, but the Wampanoag were the indians that brought food to the Pilgrims.
7. During what war did the president at that time declare a day in November Thanksgiving Day?

Answer: Civil War

The president at that time was Abraham Lincoln. He declared it a holiday to bolster the Union's morale, but it wasn't until AFTER the war that Congress recognized it as a national holiday.
8. What department store holds an annual Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Answer: Macy's

By 1934, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade attracted more than one million spectators each year.
9. Pie. Yummy. What kind of pie is traditionally served at a Thanksgiving Dinner?

Answer: Pumpkin

As with the turkey/chicken/etc. thing, anything goes here as well. It's just that TRADITIONALLY pumpkin pie is the dessert served for Thanksgiving.
10. In the U.S., Thanksgiving falls on the fourth _______ of November each year.

Answer: Thursday

Franklin Roosevelt tried to make Thanksgiving the second-to-last Thursday each November. But no, we Americans wouldn't break tradition just to satisfy the spoiled retailers! Americans kept celebrating Thanksgiving the last Thursday until Roosevelt finally admitted he'd made a mistake and changed it back. Hope you enjoyed yourself! Happy Thanksgiving!
Source: Author sassy111

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