What’s Your Turkey Day IQ?

Do you think you know your turkey day facts better than the rest? It's time to find out! Take this tricky Thanksgiving quiz and find out how well you really know your facts. Ready to put your knowledge to the test? Let's go!
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Which president made Thanksgiving an annual holiday at the end of November?
James Madison
Abraham Lincoln
Teddy Roosevelt
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What year did the first Thanksgiving feast take place?
1692
1621
1701
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Where did the very first Thanksgiving take place?
Salem
Plymouth
Williamsburg
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Is Thanksgiving celebrated on the last Thursday or the fourth Thursday of November?
The last Thursday
The fourth Thursday
It varies
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Which of America’s founding fathers believed a turkey would make a better national symbol than the bald eagle?
John Adams
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington
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Which of the following foods was likely served at the first Thanksgiving in 1621?
Pumpkin pie
Cranberry sauce
Shellfish
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True or false: The first Thanksgiving was actually a three-day celebration.
True
False
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How many turkeys are cooked for Thanksgiving every year?
46 million
100 million
20 million
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Which of the following is not true of turkeys?
Even wild turkeys cannot fly
Turkeys can run up to 25 miles per hour
The average male turkey weighs nearly twice as much as the average female
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True or False: Macy’s was the first department store to sponsor an annual Thanksgiving Day Parade.
True
False
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True or false: You might consume up to 229 grams fat during the big meal.
True
False
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True or false: True or False: Thanksgiving Day is only celebrated in the U.S.
True
False
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you're turkey day average! You may know the basics when it comes to turkey day, but you're far form an expert just yet. While you have a great foundational knowledge, you still have a lot to learn when it comes to this holiday! Don't worry, there's always pie to soften the blow!

C+, Turkey Day Average

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a turkey day brainiac! Not only do you know your turkey day basics, but you know facts that only a true history buff can. From the foods served to the traditions started, you're a total brainiac when it comes to this holiday!

B+, Turkey Day Brainiac

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a true turkey day genius! Wow, could you be more impressive? You know your turkey day facts like only a true history buff can! Not only do you know the facts taught back in your grade school days, but you know the traditions and nuanced facts that only a true Thanksgiving genius would know!

A+, Turkey Day Genius

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1
Which president made Thanksgiving an annual holiday at the end of November?
James Madison
Abraham Lincoln
Teddy Roosevelt
2
What year did the first Thanksgiving feast take place?
1692
1621
1701
3
Where did the very first Thanksgiving take place?
Salem
Plymouth
Williamsburg
4
Is Thanksgiving celebrated on the last Thursday or the fourth Thursday of November?
The last Thursday
The fourth Thursday
It varies
5
Which of America’s founding fathers believed a turkey would make a better national symbol than the bald eagle?
John Adams
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington
6
Which of the following foods was likely served at the first Thanksgiving in 1621?
Pumpkin pie
Cranberry sauce
Shellfish
7
True or false: The first Thanksgiving was actually a three-day celebration.
True
False
8
How many turkeys are cooked for Thanksgiving every year?
46 million
100 million
20 million
9
Which of the following is not true of turkeys?
Even wild turkeys cannot fly
Turkeys can run up to 25 miles per hour
The average male turkey weighs nearly twice as much as the average female
10
True or False: Macy’s was the first department store to sponsor an annual Thanksgiving Day Parade.
True
False
11
True or false: You might consume up to 229 grams fat during the big meal.
True
False
12
True or false: True or False: Thanksgiving Day is only celebrated in the U.S.
True
False