Can You Answer These 12 Questions About Thanksgiving?

Whether your a fan of the holiday or not, Thanksgiving is an amazing time to check in and show gratitude. Think you know this history of this holiday? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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What year do most historians believe the first Thanksgiving took place?
1621
1631
1640
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What year did congress officially make Thanksgiving a national holiday?
1941
1950
1917
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On average, how many Americans travel more than 50 miles on the Thanksgiving holiday?
42.2 million
30 million
60 million
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What year did the first Macy's Thanksgiving day parade take place in New York City?
1924
1931
1946
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What percentage of American's eat turkeys on Thanksgiving day?
90%
80%
25%
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True or False: Thomas Jefferson believed that the concept of Thanksgiving was ridiculous.
True
False
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How long did the first Thanksgiving last?
One day
Four days
Three days
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On average, how many pounds of turkey will the average American consume per year?
18
15
13
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What food was consumed at the first Thanksgiving that is traditionally not consumed on the holiday now?
Lobster
Squash
Beets
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Which tribe of Native American's helped the pilgrim's to cultivate the land?
Shawnee
Cherokee
Wampanoag
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True or False: The pilgrim's didn't use forks at the first Thanksgiving. They used spoons and knives.
True
False
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Which founding father wanted the turkey to be the national bird of the United States?
John Hancock
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington
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Uh-oh, it seems we've got a bit of a holiday hiccup. While you surely know and love the Thanksgiving season, you still have a bit to learn about this traditional American holiday.

C+, Holiday Hiccup

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You are a holiday hero. It's quite clear that you know and love this iconic American holiday. Not much can get past you when it comes to giving Thanks.

B+, Holiday Hero

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You are a Thanksgiving whiz! You know just about everything there is to know about this American holiday. History and statistics can't bog you down when it comes to giving thanks.

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1
What year do most historians believe the first Thanksgiving took place?
1621
1631
1640
2
What year did congress officially make Thanksgiving a national holiday?
1941
1950
1917
3
On average, how many Americans travel more than 50 miles on the Thanksgiving holiday?
42.2 million
30 million
60 million
4
What year did the first Macy's Thanksgiving day parade take place in New York City?
1924
1931
1946
5
What percentage of American's eat turkeys on Thanksgiving day?
90%
80%
25%
6
True or False: Thomas Jefferson believed that the concept of Thanksgiving was ridiculous.
True
False
7
How long did the first Thanksgiving last?
One day
Four days
Three days
8
On average, how many pounds of turkey will the average American consume per year?
18
15
13
9
What food was consumed at the first Thanksgiving that is traditionally not consumed on the holiday now?
Lobster
Squash
Beets
10
Which tribe of Native American's helped the pilgrim's to cultivate the land?
Shawnee
Cherokee
Wampanoag
11
True or False: The pilgrim's didn't use forks at the first Thanksgiving. They used spoons and knives.
True
False
12
Which founding father wanted the turkey to be the national bird of the United States?
John Hancock
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington