Turkey Day Quiz

Give thanks for knowledge with our Thanksgiving trivia.

Quiz

Give thanks for knowledge with our Thanksgiving trivia.

1. What is the name of the skin that hangs off the turkey's neck?

  • Snark
  • Wattle
  • Gobbler

2. Though wild turkeys can only fly for short distances, they can sometimes reach speeds of:

  • 7 mph
  • 35 mph
  • 55 mph

3. What are male turkeys called?

  • Toms
  • Bobs
  • Harrys

4. How fast can a turkey trot?

  • 15 mph
  • 25 mph
  • 40 mph

5. Which group of American Indians formed an alliance with the arriving pilgrims?

  • Massachusett
  • Wampanoag
  • Mohegan

6. Which Pawtuxet Indian served as interpreter and intermediary between the pilgrims and the Wampanoag?

  • Pocahontas
  • Squanto
  • Samoset

7. What is the name of the Native American organization that has protested at Thanksgiving Day celebrations in Plymouth, Massachusetts?

  • United American Indians of New England (UAINE)
  • Association on American Indian Affairs
  • Federated Eastern Indian League

8. What name have anti-Pilgrim protesters given to Thanksgiving?

  • Judgment Day
  • The European Invasion
  • National Day of Mourning

9. What is the significance of the turkey dinner?

  • Turkey symbolized good fortune for the Pilgrims.
  • At the first Thanksgiving feast, four wild turkeys were served.
  • There is no special significance.

10. According to the Butterball Company, how much turkey is consumed on Thanksgiving day?

  • 675 million lbs.
  • 500,000 lbs.
  • 100 million lbs.

Your Results:

1. What is the name of the skin that hangs off the turkey's neck?
Wattle

2. Though wild turkeys can only fly for short distances, they can sometimes reach speeds of:
55 mph

3. What are male turkeys called?
Toms

4. How fast can a turkey trot?
25 mph

5. Which group of American Indians formed an alliance with the arriving pilgrims?
Wampanoag

6. Which Pawtuxet Indian served as interpreter and intermediary between the pilgrims and the Wampanoag?
Squanto

7. What is the name of the Native American organization that has protested at Thanksgiving Day celebrations in Plymouth, Massachusetts?
United American Indians of New England (UAINE)

8. What name have anti-Pilgrim protesters given to Thanksgiving?
National Day of Mourning

9. What is the significance of the turkey dinner?
At the first Thanksgiving feast, four wild turkeys were served.

10. According to the Butterball Company, how much turkey is consumed on Thanksgiving day?
675 million lbs.

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