1) Who was the first president to pardon a turkey?

2) Which president made turkey pardoning an annual event?

3) How many calories on average are consumed per person at Thanksgiving dinner?

4) When was the first Thanksgiving football game?

5) Which president made Thanksgiving a permanent national holiday?

6) Which president first ordered a national day of Thanksgiving?

7) Which president officially made Thanksgiving the fourth Thursday of every November?

8) What Native American tribe celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims?

9) How many turkeys are prepared for Thanksgiving in America each year?

10) During which Revolutionary War battle did troops have a day of Thanksgiving?

11) According to the Guiness Book of World Records, how much does the heaviest turkey on record weigh?

12) Statistically, what is America’s favorite Thanksgiving side dish?


1) John F. Kennedy

2) George H.W. Bush

3) 4,500

4) 1876

5) Abraham Lincoln

6) George Washington

7) Franklin Delano Roosevelt

8) The Wanpanaoag

9) About 46 million

10) The Battle of Saratoga

11) 86 pounds

12) Stuffing