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November 21, 2007

Turkey Quiz

by @ 8:32 am. Filed under Current Events, History

Here is the registry’s third annual Thanksgiving Day quiz. I believe it would make great appetizer conversation…good luck.

1.In what year was the first Thanksgiving celebrated? a. 1621 b. 1776 c.1860

2.What is a female turkey called? a. cuckoo b. chick c. hen or Jenny

3.What great America wanted to make the turkey the national symbol? a. Ben Franklin b. Thomas Jefferson c. Abe Lincoln,

4.Which state produces the most turkeys annually? a. Arkansas b. North Carolina c.Nebraska

5.Which US president specified that Thanksgiving would fall on the fourth Thursdays of November? a. Roosevelt b. Lincoln c. Kennedy

6.What was the name of the Native American tribe that celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims? a. Abenaki b. Wamesit c. Wampanoag

7.What do you call the loose skin that hangs from the turkey’s neck? a. snood b. wattle c. beard

8.What is a male turkey called? a. Tom b. Harry c. rooster

9.What do we call the shopping day after Thanksgiving? a. Boxer Day b. saving day c. Black Friday

10.Norman Rockwell’s illustration called “Freedom from Want” was first published in which magazine? a. Yankee Magazine b. Saturday Evening Post c. Life
Scrolled down for answers:

1. a)1621 2.c) hen 3.a) Ben Franklin 4.b)North Carolina 5.b)Lincoln 6.c) Wampanoag 7.b)wattle 8.a) Tom 9.c)Black Friday 10.b)Saturday Evening Post

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