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Turkey Quiz Answers | Trivia
What is the official name of Turkey?
a.Kingdom of Turkey
b.Republic of Turkey
c.The Commonwealth of Turkey
d.Federal Republic of Turkey
Republic of Turkey
What sea lies to the north of Turkey?
a.Sea of Marmara
What is the capital city of Turkey?
What type of Government does Turkey have?
a.Republican Parliamentary Democracy
Republican Parliamentary Democracy
What is the part of Turkey in Europe called?
When was the Republic of Turkey founded?
Who is Mustafa Kemal Ataturk?
a.The last emperor of the Ottaman Empire
b.The last Prime Minister of Turkey
c.The Professor of Turkology
d.Founder of Turkish Republic
Founder of Turkish Republic
What is the largest lake in Turkey?
What is the official currency of Turkey?
What are the symbols of Turkish Flag?
a.Large Gold Star
b.The Five-pointed Star
c.The Star and Crescent
d.The Sun and the Moon
The Star and Crescent
November Trivia Questions And Answers
Do Americans prefer apple pie or pumpkin pie?
What turkeys actually gobble?
Which city’s Thanksgiving Day Parade ends with Santa Claus getting a key to the city?
What meats were served at the first Thanksgiving celebration?
Venison, swan, duck and goose were likely—not turkey!
How long was the first Thanksgiving celebration?
What seafood was served at the first Thanksgiving feast?
Lobster, oysters, fish and possibly eel
Who was the first President to pardon a turkey?
John F. Kennedy
Which President made turkey pardoning an annual event?
George H.W. Bush
How many calories on average are consumed, per person, at Thanksgiving dinner?
When was the first Thanksgiving NFL game?
When was the first Thanksgiving football game?
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How much did the world’s most expensive Thanksgiving dinner on record cost?
$150,000 at New York City’s Old Homestead Steakhouse
Who was the first President to receive a ceremonial Thanksgiving Turkey?
Harry S. Truman
How many women were at the very first Thanksgiving celebration?
Which President made Thanksgiving a permanent national holiday?
Which President refused to celebrate Thanksgiving as a national holiday?
Which President declared two Thanksgivings in one year?
Which President tried to make Thanksgiving the third Thursday in November to help boost the economy for the holiday season?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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Which President officially made Thanksgiving the fourth Thursday of every November?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Which President first ordered a national day of Thanksgiving?
About how many pumpkin pies are consumed every Thanksgiving?
About 50 million
Thanksgiving Food Trivia Questions And Answers
What meat did the native Americans bring to the first Thanksgiving?
What decade was the green bean casserole, a Thanksgiving staple in many households, first created?
1950s (Specifically 1955)
What food was present at the first Thanksgiving but is rarely eaten at Thanksgiving now?
Who do children in Japan give drawings to on Labor Thanksgiving Day?
What culture produced the idea of the cornucopia, the horn of plenty?
During Chuseok, the Korean Thanksgiving / harvest festival, they traditionally eat a stuffed food but it isn’t a turkey. What food do Koreans stuff and eat during Chuseok?
Rice cakes (songpyeon)
In what century were the first pumpkin pies as we know them made?
The 17th century (1600s)
Thanksgiving in the USA is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, but when is Canada’s Thanksgiving?
The second Monday of October
Where is the only place in Australia where Thanksgiving is celebrated?
Turkey Country Trivia Questions
What is the national animal of Turkey?
What is the highest mountain in Turkey?
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What body of water separates the European part of Istanbul from the Asian part?
a.Strait of Malacca
b.Strait of Gibraltar
What is the national flower of Turkey?
How many of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World” were located in Turkey?
Funny Turkey Trivia Questions And Answers Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving occurs on the:
a. Fourth Thursday in November
b. Third Thursday in November
c. November 26 each year
November 26 each year
Which southern state was the first to adopt a Thanksgiving Day in 1855?
a. South Carolina
The first Thanksgiving lasted:
a. One day
b. Two days
c. Three days
Which of the following was NOT served at the Pilgrims Thanksgiving meal?
a. Cranberries, corn, and mashed potatoes
b. Rabbit, chicken, wild turkey, and dried fruit
c. Venison (deer meat), fish, goose
Cranberries, corn, and mashed potatoes
What utensil was not used by the Pilgrims to eat Thanksgiving dinner?
The best place to put the meat thermometer in the turkey is:
a. The breast
b. The middle of the back
c. The thigh
Which president is believed to be the first to pardon a turkey and start this annual tradition?
a. President Lincoln in 1863
b. President Roosevelt in 1939
c. President Harry Truman in 1947
President Harry Truman in 1947
The Pilgrims came to the New world seeking religious freedom and were also called:
a. The Puritans because they wanted to purify the teachings and ceremonies of the Church of England.
b. The Great Explorers
c. The Wanderers
The Puritans because they wanted to purify the teachings and ceremonies of the Church of England.
Today, our Thanksgiving is the fourth Thursday of November because
a. It is the date the Pilgrims landed in the New World.
b. This was the date President Franklin D. Roosevelt set in 1939 and approved by Congress in 1941.
c. It was the date people voted to have it on.
This was the date set by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939 and approved by Congress in 1941.
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What is a baby turkey called?
a. A chick
b. A nestling
c. A poult
It has been estimated that how many Americans eat turkey at Thanksgiving.
A full grown turkey has about how many feathers?
a. A million
b. Too many to count!
Which Indian tribe taught the Pilgrims how to cultivate the land and were invited to the Thanksgiving meal?
Approximately how many turkeys are eaten each year on Thanksgiving in the United States?
a. 100 million
b. 280 million
c. 500 million
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What is a snood?
a. The loose skin under a male turkey’s neck.
b. A hat worn by a Pilgrim
c. A hot cider drink served at Thanksgiving.
The loose skin under a male turkey’s neck.
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