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Thanksgiving quiz

By Logan Elders and Isabella Jordan


1) What country doesn’t celebrate Thanksgiving?

A- Canada

B- China

C- Germany

D- Turkey


2) When did the first Thanksgiving take place?


3) How many turkeys are consumed on Thanksgiving?

A- 240 million

B- 280 million

C- 300 million

D- 320 million


4) What are two of the top five cranberry-growing states?


5) When was Thanksgiving made a national holiday in the United States?

A- 1863

B- 1865

C- 1870

D- 1871


6) Which character has appeared the most times in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?


7) How long was the first thanksgiving?

A- One day

B- Two days

C- Three days

D- Four days


8)  ___ percent of Americans say they eat turkey on Thanksgiving.  


9) What was not eaten on the first Thanksgiving?

A- Corn on the cob

B- Cabbage

C- Lobster

D- Chestnuts


10) The American Automobile Association (AAA) estimated that ___ million Americans traveled ___ miles or more from home over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in 2010.













  1. 1621
  2. Plymouth colony / present-day Massachusetts
  3. 1941
  4. 42.2, 50
  5. 46
  6. Wisconsin, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, and Washington
  7. 1927
  8. Snoopy
  9. D. Minnesota
  10. 88
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