Happy thanksgiving, everyone! whether you’re celebrating with family or friends, we hope you have a fun and festive day. We’ve put together a quiz of easy thanksgiving trivia questions and answers in honor of the occasion.
So put on your thinking caps and see how many you can get right!
1. What was the reasoning behind the Pilgrims’ decision to come to America?
Answer: Religious Freedom
There are various reasons why the pilgrims decided to come to america. Some reasons include seeking religious freedom, escaping persecution and economic opportunities.
2. Where was the first Thanksgiving celebrated in the United States of America?
Answer: Plymouth, Massachusetts
More Information: The first thanksgiving was celebrated in plymouth, Massachusetts in 1621.
3. How many turkeys do people in america prepare for thanksgiving each year?
Answer: 46 million
4. Which US State Produces The Most Potatoes?
More Information: Idaho is the state that grows the highest number of potatoes in the usa. Idaho is located in the Western part of the usa and is known for its potato production. Idaho produces about one-third of the potatoes grown in the usa.
5. How many days did the first Thanksgiving celebration last?
Answer: 3 days
More Information: The first Thanksgiving celebration most likely lasted for three days. This celebration was much earlier than our current Thanksgiving celebration, typically held in late November. There were approximately 50 European settlers and 90 Native Americans in attendance.
6. Which president made Thanksgiving an annual holiday?
Answer: Abraham Lincoln
More Information: George Washington made thanksgiving an annual holiday in 1789 by proclaiming that the american people should celebrate a day of thanksgiving to god on November 26th. Lincoln made it a tradition by declaring a day of Thanksgiving on the last Thursday of November in 1863.
7. Where are pumpkins native?
Answer: North America
More Information: The pumpkin is believed to originate from north america, and the oldest seeds have been found in Mexico. Pumpkin was historically significant among native americans as a food staple that’s still enjoyed today by many cultures across this continent.
8. Is the pumpkin vegetable or fruit?
Answer: Pumpkin is a Fruit
More Information: A pumpkin is a fruit, not a vegetable. This is because anything that starts from a flower is botanically a fruit.
9. Which state produces the most turkeys?
More Information: Minnesota produces the most turkeys out of any other state in the united states. This is due to the large number of turkeys raised in the state. While north carolina ranks as the largest turkey-producing state in terms of the amount of turkey meat produced, minnesota ranks highest in the number of turkeys raised.
10. What do you call a female turkey?
More Information: Female turkey is called a hen, and baby turkey is called a poult or chick.