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Let's find out how much you know about Thanksgiving!

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Quiz entries will be received from November 1st thru 30th at 10:00 PM EST.


1. Who were the first people to celebrate Thanksgiving?
    The Dartmouth Pilgrims
    The Iriquois
    The Plymouth Pilgrims
    The Jamestown Pilgrims


2. The Pilgrims sailed to America on what ship?
    The Nina
    The Speedwell
    The Hudson
    The Mayflower


3. When was the first Thanksgiving held?
    Fall of 1621
    Fall of 1610
    Fall of 1630
    Fall of 1720


4. Where was the first Thanksgiving dinner held?
    Cape Cod
    Plymouth, Massachusetts
    Jamestown, Virginia
    Boston, Massachusetts


5. What Native American tribe celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the colonists?
    The Wampanoag
    The Massasoit
    The Iriquois
    The Pawtuxet


6. The first Thanksgiving lasted how long?
    14 days
    7 days
    2 days
    3 days


7. Which U.S. president proclaimed the first 'National Day of Thanksgiving'?
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    George Washington
    Abraham Lincoln
    Harry Truman


8. What is a baby turkey called?
    A poult
    A chick
    A goblet
    A gobling


9. Which gender of turkey says “gobble, gobble”
    The female
    They both do
    The male


10. What does cornucopia mean?
    Blessings all around
    May your table always be full and your friends many
    Having lots of corn
    Horn of Plenty


11. What was the name of the first Indian to greet the Pilgrims?
    Squanto
    Massasoit
    Samoset
    Tonto


12. What is a male turkey called?
    A Clark
    A Harry
    A Tom
    A Gander


13. Which U.S. president specified that Thanksgiving would fall on the fourth Thursday of November?
    Thomas Jefferson
    Abraham Lincoln
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    George Washington


14. The 'wishbone' of the turkey is used for what ritual on Thanksgiving Day?
    Good luck
    Thanking God
    Wishing for love and peace
    Picking your teeth


15. How many Indians arrived for this Thanksgiving Feast?
    90
    45
    50
    75


16. Squanto taught the Pilgrims how to do what?
    Fertilize plants using fish
    Plant corn
    Tap maple syrup
    All of the above


17. Who proclaimed a day of Thanksgiving to be shared by all the colonists and the neighboring Native Americans?
    Captain John Smith
    Governor William Bradford
    Abraham Lincoln
    Miles Standish


18. How many days did it take for the Mayflower to reach the New World?
    44 days
    38 days
    One year
    65 days


19. When did the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade tradition began?
    1930s
    1920s
    1940s
    1950s


20. What unusual meal does chef Snoopy prepare for the gang's feast in A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving?
    Dolly Madison Cakes
    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches
    Popcorn and toast
    Squash ale mode

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