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Thanksgiving Day is always celebrated on a a.) Sunday b.) Thursday c.) Wednesday d.) Friday
How many days was the first Thanksgiving celebration?
How did the pilgrims get their food for the celebration? a.) They grew it. b.) They bought it at a store. c.) They just let the Indians bring everything
A-They grew it.
Many foods at the first celebration were dried, packed with salt, and the meat was cured over smokey fires. Why? a.) It tasted better. b.) That’s the only way the knew how to fix it. c.) To keep the food from spoiling.
C-To keep the foods from spoiling.
The Indians taught the pilgrims how to fertilize corn. What was used? a.) medicine b.) tree sap c.) soap d.) dead fish
True or False: Pumpkins are 90% water.
Which state grows the most pumpkins? a.) Virginia b.) Illinois c.) California d.) North Dakota
B-Illinois! We grow the more pumpkins than any other state.
Pumpkins are harvested in what season? a.) Spring b.) Summer c.) Fall d.) Winter
Are pumpkins fruits or vegetables?
Pumpkins grow almost all over the world! Which continent is the only place pumpkins CAN’T grow? a.) South America b.) North America c.) Asia d.) Antarctica
What is a group of turkeys called? a.) a flock b.) a turkett c.) a herd d.) a pack
Which turkeys gobble? a.) the hens (girls) b.) the toms (boys) c.) the poults (newly hatched chicks) d.) all turkeys
What is a wattle? a.) the way the turkey walks b.) the feathers c.) the colored appendage on the neck d.) the beak
c.) the colored appendage on the neck
A typical turkey farm in Iowa raises: a.) 1 million turkeys b.) 3 turkeys c.) 250 turkeys d.) 50,000 turkeys
Which month is Turkey Lover’s Month? a.) January b.) March c.) June d.) December
True or False. Corn is America’s number one crop?
When is corn harvested? a.) Spring b.) Summer c.) Fall d.) Winter
True or False. Sweet Corn was eaten at the first Thanksgiving celebration.
False-corn was kept dried during this time of year.
What type of corn is mostly grown in Illinois? a.) Field Corn b.) Indian Corn c.) Sweet Corn d.) Popcorn
One bushel of corn weighs: a.) 300 pounds b.) 56 pounds c.) 3,500 pounds d.) 1.2 pounds
What dessert is most common at today’s Thanksgiving meals?
Indian Corn is used mostly for: a.) decoration b.) food c.) feeding the birds d.) cleaning the house
Which famous Indian taught the Pilgrims how to grow food better? a.) Abnaki b.) Loyski c.) Pokahantis d.) Squanto
Which utensil did the pilgrims NOT have to eat their food with? a.) napkin b.) spoon c.) knife d.) fork
How many days does it take for a turkey egg to hatch? a.) 350 days b.) 28 days c.) 100 days d.) 3 years