Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Test Your Thanksgiving Knowledge With These Trivia Questions

The holiday season has begun and Thanksgiving is here! In honor of the holiday, Summerset Boat Lifts has gathered some fun trivia questions for you to test your Thanksgiving knowledge. As you gather around with family and friends, sharing stories of the year and what you're thankful for, consider throwing out some of these fun trivia facts to see how many people can get the answers correct!

Thanksgiving Trivia 

How many of these answers do you know? Once you've figured them out, test the knowledge of your friends and family!

1. How many Pilgrims were believed to be on the Mayflower? 

A. 92
B. 102
C. 122

2. How long was the voyage from England to the New World? 

A. 66 Days
B. 106 Days
C. 146 Days

3. The Mayflower was originally built to transport not people, but what? 

A. Wine
B. Fish
C. Spices

4. What utensil was not used by the Pilgrims to eat Thanksgiving dinner? 

A. Knife
B. Fork
C. Spoon

5. The first Thanksgiving in 1621 was believe to have lasted how many days? 

A. 1 day
B. 7 days
C. 3 days

6. Thanksgiving becoming a national holiday is credited to which woman? 

A. Sarah Hale
B. Sarah Bradford
C. Sarah Standish

7. Which southern state was the first to adopt a Thanksgiving Day in 1855? 

A. South Carolina
B. Virginia
C. Georgia

8. Which U.S. President is believed to be the first to pardon a turkey and start the tradition? 

A. President Truman
B. President Jackson
C. President Lincoln

9. Approximately how many turkeys are eaten each year on Thanksgiving in the United States? 

A. 46 Million
B. 212 Million
C. 19 Million

10. According to Butterball, where is the best place to put the meat thermometer in the turkey? 

A. Breast
B. Thigh
C. Leg

11. 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

12. In what year did the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade take place? 

A. 1894
B. 1904
C. 1924

13. Which balloon was the first to appear in the 1927 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade? 

A. Mickey Mouse
B. Superman
C. Felix the Cat

14. The first Thanksgiving football game started in 1934 by which team?

A. Detroit Lions
B. Pittsburg Steelers
C. New York Giants


1. B - 102
2. A - 66 Days
3. A - Wine
4. B - Fork
5. C - 3 days
6. A - Sarah Hale
7. B - Virginia
8. A - President Truman
9. A - 46 Million
10. B - Thigh
11. A - The loose skin under a male turkey's neck
12. C - 1924
13. C - Felix the Cat
14. A - Detroit Lions

Happy Thanksgiving from Summerset Boat Lifts! Now that the weather has finally cooled off, it's time to have your Lake of the Ozarks boat lift looked at. We'll make any necessary repairs and get your lift ready for use next spring! Call 573-348-5073 for all your boat lift service needs!

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