Thanksgiving Day is synonymous with family gatherings, feasting and offering prayers to the Almighty. On this auspicious day, people express gratitude to God and celebrate this glorious occasion with much enthusiasm. They play fun games and organize quizzes on this day, to double the fun quotient. Talking about Thanksgiving quiz, there is a plethora of questions that can be asked on the day. All these questions are related to the festival, being based on its history, celebrations, traditional roots, and so on. Below given are some quiz questions for Thanksgiving, listed just for you.
Thanksgiving Trivia Quiz
Given below are some of the questions that you can include in your Thanksgiving Day quiz. Their answers have also been provided alongside.
Ques. Who started the Thanksgiving Tradition?
Ans. The Pilgrims
Ques. Canadian Thanksgiving is always on?
Ans. Second Monday of October
Ques. The Plymouth Colony came from?
Ans. New England
Ques. In The 1600s Governor William Bradford proclaimed what?
Ans. A day of Thanksgiving and prayer
Ques. What state first adopted Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday?
Ans. New York in 1872
Ques. What president appointed a day of Thanksgiving in 1863?
Ans. Abraham Lincoln
Ques. The Separatists left the Church of England for what reason?
Ans. To escape religious persecution
Ques. On September 16, 1620 how many people left Plymouth?
Ans. 102 men, women and children
Ques. What is the name of the ship they left for America on?
Ans. The Mayflower
Ques. Where did the Pilgrims land on November 11?
Ans. Cape Cod
Ques. When did the Pilgrims sign the Mayflower Compact?
Ans. On December 21
Ques. What is the Mayflower Compact?
Ans. A covenant with God
Ques. Who was Squanto?
Ans. The lone surviving Indian
Ques. What did Squanto do?
Ans. He showed the pilgrims how to plant corn and fertilize with fish
Ques. On December 22, 1820 what did Daniel Webster proclaim?
Ans. Our fathers were brought hither by high veneration for Christian religion
Ques. Many Canadians have what with their turkey?
Ques. The Mayflower passengers always wore black-and-white clothes?
Ques. Why was a day of thanksgiving and prayer proclaimed?
Ans. During a drought the rain came during their prayers
Ques. Did the Mayflower leave the Pilgrims?
Ans. Yes, it departed in 1621
Ques. Who was Master Christopher Jones?
Ans. The Mayflowers Captain
Ques. How may Pilgrims Died in the First Winter?
Ans. 49 according to Mayflowers passengers list
Ques. Did the Pilgrims have ham on their Thanksgiving menu?
Ans. The pilgrims most likely didn’t have ham with them
Ques. What foods were available during the Thanksgiving harvest celebration?
Ans. Wheat, Indian corn, peas, fowl, five deer, fish and wild turkey
Ques. What year did the 13 colonies join in a thanksgiving celebration?
Ans. In 1777, October month
Ques. Why did Franklin Roosevelt change the date of Thanksgiving Day?
Ans. Set ahead one week to the next to last Thursday
Ques. When was Thanksgiving sanctioned by Congress as a legal holiday?
Ans. 1941 as the fourth Thursday in November
Ques. On Thanksgiving, what symbolizes abundance?
Ans. The horn of Plenty
Ques. Based upon fossil evidence how long have turkeys been in the Americas?
Ans. 10 million years
Ques. What are unhappy cranberries called?
Ques. On Thanksgiving what kind of music did the Pilgrims listen to?
Ans. Plymouth Rock
Ques. What always comes at the end of Thanksgiving?
Ques. What does the bible say in I Thessalonians 5:18?
Ans. In everything give Thanks, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus
Ques. What does Macys have to do with Thanksgiving Day?
Ans. The Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade
Ques. How might you greet someone on Thanksgiving?
Ans. Happy Thanksgiving