November 23, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Trivia
Bring something new to the table this Thanksgiving and serve up some food for thought with the following quiz!
  • 1) What do we call the skin that hangs off the turkey’s neck?
  • 2) What is the red flap that starts at the base of the turkey’s beak and hangs over the top?
  • 3) What percent of a turkey is white meat? And dark?

  • 4) Why is turkey the traditional entree on Thanksgiving?
  • 5) According to the National Turkey Federation, how many pounds of turkey do Americans eat on Thanksgiving Day?  A) 100 million. B) 513 million. C) 690 million.
  • 6) Which U.S. President set aside the last Thursday in November as a “day for national thanksgiving and prayer?”


  • 7) When is Thanksgiving celebrated in Canada?
  • 8) Do all turkeys gobble?
  • 9) Can turkeys fly?
  • 10) What children’s TV favorite wears a costume made of turkey feathers?

Keep Calm and Gobble On
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  • 1) Wattle.
  • 2) Snood.
  • 3) Typically, a turkey has 70 percent white meat; 30 percent dark.
  • 4) To remind us of the four wild turkeys served at the Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving feast in 1621 at Plymouth Rock.
  • 5) 690 million lbs.
  • 6) Abraham Lincoln.
  • 7) On the second Monday in October.
  • 8) Only male turkeys gobble. Hens make a clicking noise.
  • 9) Domesticated turkeys can’t fly, but wild turkeys fly up to 55 mph for short distances. They’re also fast on feet, covering ground at speeds of up to 25 mph.
  • 10) Sesame Street’s Big Bird.

Be well and do good,


  1. Great trivia questions Jan! Happy Thanksgiving to you n Bob n your family!

  2. Hahaaa...great questions! And I DO know they'll chase you!Hahaa


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