These Thanksgiving trivia questions will be loads of fun at your holiday dinner. Test your guest’s knowledge of Thanksgiving facts with this cute Thanksgiving trivia quiz.
Megan from Short Stop Designs is sharing a fun way to make your Thanksgiving dinner a little more interesting this this Thanksgiving Trivia game. See how much your guests know about the Thanksgiving holiday, like where the first Thanksgiving was held, who made Thanksgiving an annual holiday, and more! Here’s what you’ll need to make your Thanksgiving Trivia:
Supplies for Thanksgiving Trivia Game
- Trivia Printable
- Brown Kraft Paper or Reversible Scrapbook paper
- Hole Puncher
Printable Thanksgiving Trivia Game
Print out the Thanksgiving Trivia printable and cut it in half. There are two sets of Thanksgiving trivia questions and they print out on 1 page.
To make your game a little more festive, you can cut out kraft paper or scrapbook paper so that it’s just a little bit bigger than the printable. Fold down the top part of the game so that the answers are hidden.
Do the same with the kraft/scrapbook paper so that it covers the top of the page. Hole punch the top with two holes and add a ribbon or string to hold it all together.
Not only is this game fun, but it also looks cute, and your guests will never know that the answers are right in front of the them! Make the game a little more competitive and include a prize for the person that gets the most answers correct!
Which President made Thanksgiving an annual holiday?
A.Washington B. Lincoln C. Franklin
Approximately how many feathers does a mature turkey have?
A. 500 B. 1,000 C. 3,500
How fast can wild turkeys run?
A. 15 mph B. 25 mph C. 5 mph
What do you call the skin that hangs from a turkey’s neck?
A. a gobble B. a wattle C. a gaggle
What do you call a male turkey?
A. Joe B. Tom C. Tim
How high must a cranberry bounce before it is harvested?
A. 2 inches B. 8 inches C. 4 inches
What is in turkey that, when eaten, can make you sleepy?
A. Chloroform B. Fat C. Protein D. Tryptophan
Which Indian tribe taught the Pilgrims how to cultivate the land and were invited to the Thanksgiving meal?
A. Apache B. Wampanoag C. Cherokee
Approximately how many turkeys are eaten each year on Thanksgiving in the United States?
A. 125 million B. 46 million C. 85 million
Answers under flap
1.B 2.C 3.B 4.B 5.B 6.C 7. D 8. B 9. B
A group of turkeys is referred to as a
A. Rafter B. Gaggle C. Flock D. Gobble
Turkeys can see in color.
A. True B. False
How many pilgrims came over on the Mayflower
A. 212 B. 87 C. 102 D. 165
In what year did the first American Thanksgiving take place?
A. 1621 B. 1776 C. 1901 D. 1552
What does “Cornucopia” mean
A. traditional corn dish B. Greek godess of corn C. Horn of Plenty D. goat’s horn
What is another name for a turkey’s wishbone?
A. Corona B. Furcula C. Swot D. ossein
How fast can a wild turkey fly?
A. 55 mph B. 25 mph C. 65 mph D. 35 mph
Where was the first Thanksgiving held?
A. Pittsburgh B. Jamestown C. Plymouth
Answers under flap
1. A 2. A 3. C 4. A 5. C 6. B 7. A 8. C