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Thanksgiving Trivia - hints added #990285
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Try your hand at these brain-busting trivia questions. Remember, please, that you may not google or use any reference sources for the first 24 hours of this thread.

-1. How long did the first Thanksgiving celebration last? ( T D )
-2. What was the name of the first Wampanoag chief invited to Thanksgiving?
-3. The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in Plymouth colony, which is now part of what state?
-4. Who was the Pilgrim leader that invited neighboring Indians to the first Thanksgiving?
-5. Which state produces nearly half of the annual U.S. cranberry crop? (W)
-6. Which U.S. president officially proclaimed Thanksgiving to be a national holiday?
-7. Which country first adopted Thanksgiving as a national holiday?
-8. Why is Canada’s Thanksgiving celebrated earlier than America’s?
-9. The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is held in what city?
-10. What color are turkey eggs?
-11. What is a baby turkey called?
-12. What is the long fleshy growth that hangs down over a turkey's beak?
-13. The date of Thanksgiving was probably set by Lincoln to somewhat correlate with what event? (A o t M i C C)
-14. Who had the most TDs ever in a Thanksgiving Day game? (E N o t C C)
-15. Who wanted to make the turkey the national bird of the United States of America?
-16. What drink did the Puritans bring with them in the Mayflower? (B)
-17. What sound does a female turkey make?
-18. The term “cornucopia” means what?



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Re: Thanksgiving Trivia [Re: Pandora] #990287
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I'll take the easy one:

9. New York City - I saw that parade once when we were living there when I was 12...a looong time ago. grin

Re: Thanksgiving Trivia [Re: Marian] #990289
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18. horn of plenty smile


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10.white turkey wave


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Re: Thanksgiving Trivia [Re: Pandora] #990293
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7. England thanksgiving

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15. Benjamin Franklin


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17. They don't make any sound think


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Marian, Sherlock, and Fil turkey

Haroula, niteowl, michele and Bob - try again. smile


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Re: Thanksgiving Trivia [Re: Pandora] #990339
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Yes! smile


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thanksgiving

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17. Female turkeys can cluck, but they are best known for a yelp. Turkey hunters imitate this by scratching on a piece of slate. It attracts the big toms to come a-courting.


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Sondi and Scarlet turkey

manxman, try again. smile


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12. snood smile

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10.cream headscratch lol wave eatfish


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3. Massachusetts thanksgiving

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Wait, manxman had #11 right! Sorry about that! But Cue, very funny. smile

Haroula, that's going to be close enough. Cream with brown speckles. smile

Redz turkey


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