Thanksgiving Day
  • 1. Thanksgiving Day is a traditional holiday celebrated in various countries, including the United States, Canada, and some other parts of the world. It is typically observed on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and the second Monday of October in Canada. The holiday is a time for families and friends to come together, give thanks for the blessings of the past year, and enjoy a festive meal. The most iconic dish served on Thanksgiving is roast turkey, accompanied by a variety of side dishes such as mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. Many people also take part in parades, watch football games, and engage in charitable activities on this day. Overall, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on gratitude, spend quality time with loved ones, and appreciate the abundance in our lives.

    Which year was the first Thanksgiving Day celebrated in the United States?
A) 1621
B) 1863
C) 1776
D) 1492
  • 2. What food is a traditional centerpiece of a Thanksgiving meal?
A) Turkey
B) Burger
C) Sushi
D) Pizza
  • 3. What sweet dish made from corn is often served on Thanksgiving?
A) Cornbread
B) French fries
C) Chocolate cake
D) Ice cream
  • 4. Which U.S. president declared Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863?
A) Theodore Roosevelt
B) Thomas Jefferson
C) Abraham Lincoln
D) George Washington
  • 5. Where is the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade held annually?
A) New York City
B) Los Angeles
C) Chicago
D) Miami
  • 6. Which American football team has played in every Thanksgiving Day game since 1934?
A) Dallas Cowboys
B) Green Bay Packers
C) New England Patriots
D) Detroit Lions
  • 7. What traditional dessert is typically made from pumpkin on Thanksgiving?
A) Apple Crisp
B) Pumpkin Pie
C) Banana Split
D) Cheesecake
  • 8. Which Native American tribe is believed to have helped the Pilgrims during the first Thanksgiving celebration?
A) Wampanoag
B) Sioux
C) Navajo
D) Cherokee
  • 9. What hot beverage is often enjoyed on Thanksgiving Day?
A) Coca-Cola
B) Apple Cider
C) Orange Juice
D) Milk
  • 10. What tradition involves breaking the wishbone of a cooked turkey?
A) Singing a Song
B) Making a Wish
C) Santa Claus Visit
D) Sharing a Joke
  • 11. During Thanksgiving, Americans often watch which sport on TV?
A) Soccer
B) American football
C) Baseball
D) Golf
  • 12. The tradition of pardoning a turkey is associated with which office?
A) The Chief Justice
B) The President of the United States
C) The Speaker of the House
D) The Secretary of State
  • 13. Which U.S. state produces the most turkeys annually?
A) New York
B) California
C) Texas
D) Minnesota
  • 14. What year was the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City?
A) 1901
B) 1939
C) 1924
D) 1950
  • 15. Which neighbor country of the U.S. also celebrates Thanksgiving?
A) Japan
B) Australia
C) Canada
D) Mexico
  • 16. The song 'Over the River and Through the Woods' is associated with which holiday?
A) Christmas
B) Easter
C) Halloween
D) Thanksgiving
  • 17. What is the main ingredient in traditional stuffing/dressing for Thanksgiving?
A) Quinoa
B) Rice
C) Bread
D) Potato
  • 18. How long did the first Thanksgiving feast in 1621 last?
A) One week
B) Five days
C) Three days
D) One day
  • 19. Which U.S. department is responsible for the Presidential turkey pardon?
A) Department of State
B) Department of Agriculture
C) Department of Justice
D) Department of Defense
  • 20. In which year did the United States enact Thanksgiving as a national holiday?
A) 1863
B) 1950
C) 1776
D) 1900
  • 21. Which president established the tradition of the pre-Thanksgiving turkey pardon?
A) Barack Obama
B) Bill Clinton
C) Ronald Reagan
D) George H. W. Bush
  • 22. Which Pilgrim is credited with writing about the first Thanksgiving feast?
A) William Bradford
B) Edward Winslow
C) Myles Standish
D) John Alden
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