Test your knowledge of all thinks Thanksgiving related with these fantastic Thanksgiving trivia questionsThanksgiving Trivia Questions And Answers

Originally a day to give thanks for the harvest and the year just gone, Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the U.S. and Canada.

But how much do you know about it?

Try these Thanksgiving trivia questions (with answers) and find out!

Q. Under which U.S. President was Thanksgiving first proclaimed to be a national holiday?

Reveal Answer

A. Abraham Lincoln, in 1863.

Q. In what year did the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade take place?

Reveal Answer

A. 1924.

Q. Is it the female turkeys or the male turkeys that gobble?

Reveal Answer

A. The male. Female turkeys cackle.

Q. On which day of the week does Thanksgiving always occur in Canada?

Reveal Answer

A. Monday.

Q. In what year was the first Thanksgiving celebrated by the Pilgrims?

Reveal Answer

A. 1621.

Q. How many days did the first Thanksgiving feast last?

Reveal Answer

A. Three.

Q. And where was the first Thanksgiving celebrated?

Reveal Answer

A. Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Q. On which Thursday of November is Thanksgiving celebrated?

Reveal Answer

A. The fourth Thursday (not necessarily the last Thursday).

Q. Who was the first president to grant a turkey an official presidential pardon?

Reveal Answer

A. Ronald Reagan.

Q. Which of the founding fathers wrote to his daughter saying he thought the turkey would be a better national symbol than the bald eagle?

Reveal Answer

A. Benjamin Franklin.

Q. Which two football teams took part in the first ever NFL Thanksgiving Day game in 1934?

Reveal Answer

A. The Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears.

Q. Which U.S. state raises the most turkeys?

Reveal Answer

A. Minnesota.

Q. Which Native American tribe took part in the first Thanksgiving feast?

Reveal Answer

A. The Wampanoag.

Q. Who was president when it was first established that Thanksgiving Day would be on the fourth Thursday of November?

Reveal Answer

A. Franklin Roosevelt.

Q. What was the name of the ship that transported the first Pilgrims to America in 1620?

Reveal Answer

A. The Mayflower.

Q. Where does the oldest Thanksgiving Parade in the U.S.A. take place?

Reveal Answer

A. Philadelphia.

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