Thanksgiving Quiz Quizzes November 13th 2019October 9th 2020admin Welcome to our Thanksgiving Quiz! Thanksgiving is America's most loved holiday, with tables across the land laden with delicious food and homes filled with joy. How well do you know the origin story of this holiday and the curious traditions that have grown up around it? Test your knowledge with our fun and informative quiz! If you get a bit stuck, we recommend having a short read about the History of Thanksgiving and the Traditions of Thanksgiving. What is the official date rule for Thanksgiving? Third Thursday in November Fourth Thursday in November Last Thursday in November November 28th each year In what year is the first Thanksgiving generally accepted to have taken place? 1571 1621 1671 When eating the Thanksgiving meal, which of these would have NOT been used? Fork Spoon Knife As the Pilgrims sat down to eat, which of these would NOT have been on the menu? Deer Onions Potatoes Oysters We call them Pilgrims, but what did the Pilgrims call themselves? Plantagenets Puritans Polish Parliamentarians The person who lobbied Abraham Lincoln to make Thanksgiving a national holiday was also the writer of a famous nursery rhyme - which one? Itsy Bitsy Spider Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Mary Had a Little Lamb Hickory Dickory Dock It is not only the US who celebrate a Thanksgiving Day. Which one of these countries DOES NOT celebrate a Thanksgiving Day public holiday? Canada Grenada Saint Lucia Spain Which president is believed to be the first to pardon a turkey and start this annual tradition? President Lincoln in 1863 President Roosevelt in 1939 President Harry Truman in 1947 President Trump in 2018 What is a snood? A hot drink served at Thanksgiving A hat worn by a Pilgrim The loose skin under a male turkey’s beak The stalk of a Pumpkin The Day after Thanksgiving is known as 'Black Friday'. Which US city did the term originate? Atlanta New York San Francisco Philadelphia Time is Up!