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Old 11-23-2007, 08:02 AM   #1
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Trivia- Post-Turkey Day Special

Trivia- Post-Turkey Day Special

1. According to tradition, when was the first American Thanksgiving celebration?
A. 1492
B. 1567
C. 1621
D. 1777

2. Where was the turkey first domesticated?
A. Canada
B. Mexico and Central America
C. New Zealand
D. India

3. What is a female turkey called?

4. What is a male turkey called?

5. What great American statesman lobbied to make the turkey the national symbol?

6. What sound does a female turkey make?
A. gobble
B. click
C. chirp
D. peep

7. What sound does a male turkey make?
A. gobble
B. click
C. chirp
D. peep

8. About how many feathers does a mature turkey have?
A. 1,500
B. 2,000
C. 3,500
D. 5,000

9. Which state produces the most turkeys annually?
A. Kansas
B. Ohio
C. Arkansas
D. North Carolina

10. How fast can wild turkeys run?
A. 5 mph
B. 15 mph
C. 25 mph
D. 45 mph

11. Which of the following companies ranks first in turkey processing?
A. Jennie-O/The Turkey Store
B. Cargill
C. Butterball Turkey Co. (ConAgra)
D. Perdue

12. What Native American tribe celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the colonists?
A. the Maliseet tribe
B. the Penobscot tribe
C. the Micmac tribe
D. the Wampanoag tribe

13. Can wild turkeys fly? If so, how fast?
A. No
B. Yes, up to 25 mph
C. Yes, up to 40 mph
D. Yes, up to 55 mph

14. Approximately what percentage of American homes eats turkey on Thanksgiving?
A. 49%
B. 67%
C. 90%
D. 82%

15. Approximately what percentage of American homes eats turkey on Christmas?
A. 34%
B. 50%
C. 67%
D. 89%

16. What is the name of theflap of skin that hangs over a turkey's beak?
A. swag
B. wattle
C. garble
D. snoot

17. Which U.S. president specified that Thanksgiving would fall on the fourth Thursday of November?
A. Abraham Lincoln
B. Martin Van Buren
C. Andrew Jackson
D. William H. Taft

18. Which president attempted to move the Thanksgiving holiday to the next to last Thursday in November to create a longer Christmas shopping season?
A. Franklin D. Roosevelt
B. Dwight D. Eisenhower
C. Harry S. Truman
D. Gerald R. Ford

19. Which country consumes the most turkey per year per capita?
A. The United States
B. Israel
C. Spain
D. The United Kingdom

20. What is the fastest way to defrost a turkey?
A. with a hair dryer
B. in the refrigerator
C. in cold water
D. in the microwave oven
1. C
2. B
3. a hen
4. a tom
5. Benjamin Franklin
6. B
7. A
8. C
9. C
10. C
11. A
12. D
13. D
14. C
15. B
16. D
17. A
18. A
19. B
20. C


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