Quiz: Test your Thanksgiving knowledge

Nov 21, 2023, 3:04 PM | Updated: Dec 4, 2023, 10:44 am

(Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Macy's, Inc.)...

(Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Macy's, Inc.)

(Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Macy's, Inc.)

How well do you know Thanksgiving? Surprise your dinner guests and entertain your family with MyNorthwest’s trivia quiz!


  1. Which U.S. President declared Thanksgiving a national holiday?
    1. Theodore Roosevelt
    2. James Madison
    3. Abraham Lincoln
    4. Herbert Hoover
  2. What state produces the most turkeys?
    1. Minnesota
    2. New Hampshire
    3. Massachusets
    4. California
  3. In what year did the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade occur?
    1. 1919
    2. 1924
    3. 1936
    4. 1945
  4. What character has appeared most as a giant balloon in the Macy’s parade?
    1. Snoopy
    2. Big Bird
    3. Mickey Mouse
    4. Garfield
  5. What football team has played a game every Thanksgiving, since the first national Thanksgiving football broadcast in 1934?
    1. Green Bay Packers
    2. Dallas Cowboys
    3. Detroit Lions
    4. Chicago Bears
  6. In what year did the tradition of presidential turkey pardons begin?
    1. 1924
    2. 1947
    3. 1962
    4. 1973
  7. What is the amino acid in turkey that makes people sleepy?
    1. Tryptophan
    2. Asparagine
    3. Glycine
    4. Valine
  8. What tribe taught the Pilgrims how to cultivate the land?
    1. Cherokee
    2. Wampanoag
    3. Sioux
    4. Iroquois

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