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100
What is the wobbly red piece of flesh on top of the beak of a turkey called? (bonus if you know what the loose skin that hangs down from their neck is called)
A snood (under the neck is a wattle)
100
What year was the first Thanksgiving?
1621
100
How many pumpkin pies are consumed every Thanksgiving?
50 million
100
What professional football team has played almost every Thanksgiving since 1934?
The Detroit lions
100
Who was the first EVER spanish explorer to America?
Columbus.
200
What are male turkeys called?
Toms
200
What meats were served at the first Thanksgiving celebration?
Venison, swan, duck, and goose- probably NOT turkey.
200
Do Americans prefer apple pie or pumpkin pie?
Apple pie
200
What city is home to the oldest Thanksgiving parade?
Philadelphia
200
How many runners participated in America’s first turkey trot?
6
300
How much did the heaviest turkey weigh
86 pounds
300
How long was the first Thanksgiving celebration?
3 days
300
What percent of American's prefer Thanksgiving leftovers to Thanksgiving dinner?
About 80%
300
What president refused to declare Thanksgiving a holiday?
Thomas Jefferson
300
What happens to the turkeys that are pardoned by the president each year?
The turkeys pardoned by the president go on to live fulfilled lives.
400
Around how many turkeys are cooked on Thanksgiving day in America? 800,000, 26 million, 33 million, or 45 million.
45 million
400
What year did Thanksgiving officially become a holiday in America? (bonus points if you know what president)
1789 (Lincoln)
400
Statistically, what is America's favorite Thanksgiving side dish?
Stuffing
400
What wasn't part of the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?
Balloons
400
Do turkeys actually gobble?
Only Male turkeys gobble
500
How many mph can a wild turkey fly and how many mph can a wild turkey run?
Fly 55 mph and run 25 mph
500
Which president attempted to change the date of Thanksgiving?
FDR
500
When did canned cranberries first come about?
1912
500
What's the only area in Australia to celebrate Thanksgiving?
Norfolk Island
500
Where do turkeys get their name?
They're named after the country




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