CLICK HERE FOR THE BEST CHRISTMAS DOWNLOADS SHOP!

Thanksgiving Quiz

Last updated:

Here we have a fun Thanksgiving trivia quiz with 25 questions and answers all about the fall holiday celebrated across the United States of America.

These thanksgiving trivia questions and answers will test your general knowledge on this American holiday. Some of the Thanksgiving questions will test your Thanksgiving history knowledge. Some will test your Thanksgiving turkey trivia. 

Enjoy this fun Thanksgiving quiz with friends, family, or co-workers this season. Plus you can download the free Thanksgiving trivia printable. See more at the end of the post. (You might also like this Thanksgiving Quiz for Kids)

Thanksgiving Quiz – 25 Questions

1. When is Thanksgiving celebrated? a) last Tuesday in November b) last Wednesday in November c) last Thursday in November?

2. The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in which year?

3. What does cornucopia mean?

4. What is a male turkey called? a) harry b) larry c) tom

5. How many days did the first Thanksgiving celebration take place?

6. Who was the first president to pardon a turkey?

7. How many women were at the first Thanksgiving celebration? a) Four b) Five c) Six

8. Which President made Thanksgiving a national holiday?

9. Which President refused to make Thanksgiving a national holiday?

10. Which Native American tribe celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims? a) The Wampanoag b) The Cherokee c) Sioux

11. Which Native American friend to the settlers acted as an interpreter?

12. In which month is Thanksgiving celebrated in Canada?

13. Which city has the oldest Thanksgiving Day parade?

14. Which city’s Thanksgiving Day parade ends with Santa Claus getting a key to the city?

15. Which state consumes the most turkey every Thanksgiving?

16. Which American department store organizes the famous Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City?

17. Which popular Christmas song written in the 19th century by James Pierpont was originally a Thanksgiving song?

18. What were the passengers of the Mayflower called?

19. The Mayflower sailed from which English port?

20. What is the name of the loose red appendage on the underside of a turkey’s beak and neck?

21. In which year was the first Thanksgiving NFL game played? a) 1920 b) 1930 c) 1940

22. What is the day after Thanksgiving commonly known as?

23. True or false? In 1705 the town of Colchester, Connecticut canceled Thanksgiving because they couldn’t make pumpkin pies?

24. True or false? Norfolk Island in Australia also celebrates Thanksgiving every year.

25. Approximately how many turkeys are eaten at Thanksgiving in the USA each year? a) 24 million b) 32 million c) 46 million

Thanksgiving Quiz part 1
Thanksgiving Quiz part 1
Thanksgiving Quiz part 2
Thanksgiving Quiz part 2

Thanksgiving Quiz – 25 Questions and Answers

1. When is Thanksgiving celebrated? a) last Tuesday in November b) last Wednesday in November c) last Thursday in November?

c

2. The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in which year?

1621

3. What does cornucopia mean?

Horn of plenty

4. What is a male turkey called? a) harry b) larry c) tom

c

5. How many days did the first Thanksgiving celebration take place?

Three days

6. Who was the first president to pardon a turkey?

John F. Kennedy

7. How many women were at the first Thanksgiving celebration? a) Four b) Five c) Six

b

8. Which President made Thanksgiving a national holiday?

Abraham Lincoln

9. Which President refused to make Thanksgiving a national holiday?

Thomas Jefferson

10. Which Native American tribe celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims? a) The Wampanoag b) The Cherokee c) Sioux

a

11. Which Native American friend to the settlers acted as an interpreter?

Squanto

12. In which month is Thanksgiving celebrated in Canada?

October

13. Which city has the oldest Thanksgiving Day parade?

Philadelphia

14. Which city’s Thanksgiving Day parade ends with Santa Claus getting a key to the city?

Detroit

15. Which state consumes the most turkey every Thanksgiving?

California

16. Which American department store organizes the famous Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City?

Macy’s

17. Which popular Christmas song written in the 19th century by James Pierpont was originally a Thanksgiving song?

Jingle Bells

18. What were the passengers of the Mayflower called?

Pilgrims

19. The Mayflower sailed from which English port?

Plymouth

20. What is the name of the loose red appendage on the underside of a turkey’s beak and neck?

A wattle

21. In which year was the first Thanksgiving NFL game played? a) 1920 b) 1930 c) 1940

a

22. What is the day after Thanksgiving commonly known as?

Black Friday

23. True or false? In 1705 the town of Colchester, Connecticut canceled Thanksgiving because they couldn’t make pumpkin pies?

True

24. True or false? Norfolk Island in Australia also celebrates Thanksgiving every year.

True

25. Approximately how many turkeys are eaten at Thanksgiving in the USA each year? a) 24 million b) 32 million c) 46 million

c

 

Download the Thanksgiving Quiz Printable PDF

Would you like a free copy of the Thanksgiving Quiz to download and print at home?

We have put the 25 questions and answers together in a beautiful printable PDF .

To get your free PDF simply fill in the box below and you will be emailed the access link to the free resource library where you can download to save to your computer at home.