Can You Pass This Impossible Thanksgiving Quiz?

Think you know Thanksgiving like every true American should? Not so fast. You might not be able to pass this impossible Thanksgiving quiz. Ready to put your knowledge of this American holiday to the test? Ready, set....turkey!
START THE QUIZ!

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Who made Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863?
Andrew Johnson
Abraham Lincoln
James Buchanan
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Why did President Franklin Roosevelt move Thanksgiving up one week earlier in 1939?
To appease the church
To give businesses a longer Christmas season
To allow soldiers time to come home
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Which of the following was definitely NOT served at the first Thanksgiving?
Cranberries
Beef
Shellfish
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What protein source do scholars believe was featured at the very first Thanksgiving celebration?
Fish
Buffalo
Quail
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The Mayflower first docked here after arriving in the New World
Plymouth Rock
Provincetown
Boston
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The flap of skin that hangs over a turkey's beak is called a:
Snood
Waddle
Gizzard
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What holiday did some Native Americans begin observing instead of Thanksgiving in 1970?
Day of Remembrance
Day of Mourning
Day of gratitude
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Which state was the first to make Thanksgiving a yearly occasion before it became a national holiday?
Massachusetts
New York
New Hampshire
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What store is the sponsor of the holiday's most popular parade?
Target
Macy's
Walmart
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About how much turkey does a single American consume each year?
13 pounds
10 pounds
8 pounds
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The Indians who were invited to the Thanksgiving feast were of the Wampanoag tribe. Who was their chief?
Squanto
Samoset
Massasoit
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Captain John Smith founded what colony in Virginia?
Jamestown
Williamsburg
Salem
Result
It's okay, even though you didn't pass this quiz you can still eat away your frustrations on Thanksgiving day! So, you don't know very much about Thanksgiving just yet. That doesn't mean there's not still time to learn! Brush up on your Thanksgiving facts before turkey day and you'll wow the entire table!

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You have a terrific knowledge of Thanksgiving and the history that this holiday was built upon. From the early landing at Plymouth Rock to the official holiday created by Lincoln, you celebrate all things Thanksgiving with a sense of pride and gratitude!

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You're a total Thanksgiving ace! Not only are you a total history buff with a great wealth of knowledge on Thanksgiving, but you're also a gracious soul who understands what this holiday is really all about. Go ahead and share your results with others. Why not spread the holiday cheer and find out how much your family knows!

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1
Who made Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863?
Andrew Johnson
Abraham Lincoln
James Buchanan
2
Why did President Franklin Roosevelt move Thanksgiving up one week earlier in 1939?
To appease the church
To give businesses a longer Christmas season
To allow soldiers time to come home
3
Which of the following was definitely NOT served at the first Thanksgiving?
Cranberries
Beef
Shellfish
4
What protein source do scholars believe was featured at the very first Thanksgiving celebration?
Fish
Buffalo
Quail
5
The Mayflower first docked here after arriving in the New World
Plymouth Rock
Provincetown
Boston
6
The flap of skin that hangs over a turkey's beak is called a:
Snood
Waddle
Gizzard
7
What holiday did some Native Americans begin observing instead of Thanksgiving in 1970?
Day of Remembrance
Day of Mourning
Day of gratitude
8
Which state was the first to make Thanksgiving a yearly occasion before it became a national holiday?
Massachusetts
New York
New Hampshire
9
What store is the sponsor of the holiday's most popular parade?
Target
Macy's
Walmart
10
About how much turkey does a single American consume each year?
13 pounds
10 pounds
8 pounds
11
The Indians who were invited to the Thanksgiving feast were of the Wampanoag tribe. Who was their chief?
Squanto
Samoset
Massasoit
12
Captain John Smith founded what colony in Virginia?
Jamestown
Williamsburg
Salem