Do You Know What Was On The First Thanksgiving Table?

You may know the story of the pilgrims and the Indians graciously sitting down to dinner in 1621, but do you know what was really on the first Thanksgiving table? Let's find out!
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True or false: William Bradford, sent four men on a “fowling” mission in preparation for the three-day event. The fowling Bradford intended them to find? Turkey.
True
False
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Instead of turkey, historians believe this type of bird was likely on the Thanksgiving dinner table.
Duck
Sparrow
Pheasant
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According to historical diaries, the Wampanoag Indians reportedly arrived with an offering of what kind of animal?
Turkey
Bear
Deer
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Which of the following vegetables did NOT appear on the Thanksgiving table?
Onions
Spinach
Potatoes
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Which of the following vegetables was definitely consumed at the first Thanksgiving?
Corn
Cabbage
Carrots
All of the above
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True or false: Corn was not enjoyed in the form we know today, it was ground down and pounded into a thick mush.
True
False
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Which fruit was not indigenous to the region where the first Thanksgiving took place?
Cranberries
Raspberries
Pomegranate
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What was likely very abundant at the first Thanksgiving due to the rocky shoreline?
Mussels
Crab
Lobster
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What did the pilgrims serve with seafood dishes at the first Thanksgiving?
Tartar
Curds
Relish
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Question 10/10

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True or false: To make a pie like substance the pilgrims hollowed out a pumpkin and filled it with milk, honey, and other spices.
True
False
Result
Uh-oh, based on the results of this quiz, you're not exactly well versed on the first Thanksgiving table. Fret not friend, most Americans don't really have a clue when it comes to the food served at that storied first feast.

C+, Thanksgiving Table Confused

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're pretty well versed when it comes to the first Thanksgiving table. While you may have missed a few questions, you're far from inept when it comes to the first Thanksgiving meal.

B+, Thanksgiving Table Terrific

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When it comes to the food served at the very first Thanksgiving, you're truly an expert! Not only do you know the historically accurate foods that the Indians and pilgrims first ate, but you know common misconceptions when it comes to this first feast.

A+, Thanksgiving Table Master

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1
True or false: William Bradford, sent four men on a “fowling” mission in preparation for the three-day event. The fowling Bradford intended them to find? Turkey.
True
False
2
Instead of turkey, historians believe this type of bird was likely on the Thanksgiving dinner table.
Duck
Sparrow
Pheasant
3
According to historical diaries, the Wampanoag Indians reportedly arrived with an offering of what kind of animal?
Turkey
Bear
Deer
4
Which of the following vegetables did NOT appear on the Thanksgiving table?
Onions
Spinach
Potatoes
5
Which of the following vegetables was definitely consumed at the first Thanksgiving?
Corn
Cabbage
Carrots
All of the above
6
True or false: Corn was not enjoyed in the form we know today, it was ground down and pounded into a thick mush.
True
False
7
Which fruit was not indigenous to the region where the first Thanksgiving took place?
Cranberries
Raspberries
Pomegranate
8
What was likely very abundant at the first Thanksgiving due to the rocky shoreline?
Mussels
Crab
Lobster
9
What did the pilgrims serve with seafood dishes at the first Thanksgiving?
Tartar
Curds
Relish
10
True or false: To make a pie like substance the pilgrims hollowed out a pumpkin and filled it with milk, honey, and other spices.
True
False