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Thanksgiving Questions For Students

In thanksgiving, people share dinner and enjoy each other’s company by sharing stories and jokes.

The majority of people are aware of the history of Thanksgiving, but they are not familiar with all the interesting facts and trivia about it.

So, in this article, you’ll get thanksgiving questions for students, high school and elementary to play trivia games.

Moreover, these questions include multiple choice and would you rather questions.

Pick suitable thanksgiving questions and answers to play games with friends and others this holiday season.

Take a look below and have fun. Happy thanksgiving..!!

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Thanksgiving Quiz For Students

What was missing from the first Thanksgiving feast?



How long did the first Thanksgiving last?


3 days

Where was the first Thanksgiving in the U.S.?


Plymouth, Massachusetts

What was missing from the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?



Has Thanksgiving always been the last week of November?



Why is football played on Thanksgiving?


Baseball used to be too popular.

Why is the day after Thanksgiving called Black Friday?


To keep people away from stores!

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What New England town once canceled Thanksgiving for lack of pumpkin pie?


Colchester, Connecticut

True or false: Eating turkey makes you tired.



Thanksgiving occurs on the:

  1. Fourth Thursday in November
  2. Third Thursday in November
  3. November 26 each year


The first Thanksgiving lasted:

  1. One day
  2. Two days
  3. Three days


Which of the following was NOT served at the Pilgrims Thanksgiving meal?

  1. Cranberries, corn, and mashed potatoes
  2. Rabbit, chicken, wild turkey, and dried fruit
  3. Venison (deer meat), fish, goose


Which Indian tribe taught the Pilgrims how to cultivate the land and were invited to the Thanksgiving meal?

  1. Apache
  2. Wampanoag
  3. Cherokee


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

  1. 100 million
  2. 280 million
  3. 500 million


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

  1. South Carolina
  2. Virginia
  3. Georgia


What is a snood?

  1. The loose skin under a male turkey’s neck.
  2. A hat worn by a Pilgrim
  3. A hot cider drink served at Thanksgiving.


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

  1. Knife
  2. Fork
  3. Spoon


The best place to put the meat thermometer in the turkey is:

  1. The breast
  2. The middle of the back
  3. The thigh


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Which president is believed to be the first to pardon a turkey and start this annual tradition?

  1. President Lincoln in 1863
  2. President Roosevelt in 1939
  3. President Harry Truman in 1947


The Pilgrims came to the New World seeking religious freedom and were also called:

  1. The Puritans because they wanted to purify the teachings and ceremonies of the Church of England.
  2. The Great Explorers
  3. The Wanderers


Today, our Thanksgiving is the fourth Thursday of November because

  1. It is the date the Pilgrims landed in the New World.
  2. This was the date set by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939 and approved by Congress in 1941.
  3. It was the date people voted to have it on.


What is a baby turkey called?

  1. A chick
  2. A nestling
  3. A poult


It has been estimated how many Americans eat turkey at Thanksgiving.

  1. 88%
  2. 50%
  3. 75%


A full grown turkey has about how many feathers?

  1. A million
  2. Too many to count!
  3. 3,500


Thanksgiving Questions For High School Students

Thanksgiving Questions For High School Students

“How does gratitude relate to love?”

“What are some things you are thankful for?”

“It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without…?”

“What is your favorite way to eat leftover thanksgiving turkey?”

“How do you share your blessings with others?”

“How can you show gratitude?”

“How do you feel when someone helps you or gives you a gift?”

“What does it mean to appreciate something?”

“How would you teach someone about Thanksgiving?”

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“Write a story about the first Thanksgiving dinner.”

“Is there a difference between gratitude and thankfulness?”

“What makes you think about Thanksgiving?”

“How does Thanksgiving relate to the rest of the holiday season?”

“How can you thank your friends for their friendship?”

“What is your favorite Thanksgiving memory?”

“What is the greatest gift you’ve ever received?”

“Do you think Thanksgiving is the start of the Christmas season?”

“What will you teach your kids about Thanksgiving?”

“How will you celebrate Thanksgiving in the future?”

“Why is Thanksgiving important to American culture?”

Thanksgiving Trivia For Elementary Students

Thanksgiving Trivia For Elementary Students

“What does it mean to give thanks?”

“What is your favorite thing about autumn?”

“Who are you thankful for?”

“What kinds of actions deserve thanks?”

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“How does your family celebrate Thanksgiving?”

“What does Thanksgiving mean to you?”

“How often do you thank people?”

“Of the holidays during the fall and winter seasons, which is your favorite?”

Would You Rather Thanksgiving Questions For Students

Thanksgiving Would You Rather Questions For Students

“Have to eat turkey for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for a week after Thanksgiving OR wear a pilgrim costume to school.”

“Wash your hair with mashed potatoes OR… have to take a bath in gravy.”

“Eat your entire Thanksgiving dinner with no eating utensils OR sit at the table in your swimsuit and a pilgrim hat.”

“Get to lead the Thanksgiving day parade OR get to eat Thanksgiving dinner in the White House with the president.”

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“Eat Thanksgiving dinner with a large group of extended family and friends OR eat with just your immediate family and a few close friends.”

“Have the best tasting Thanksgiving dinner you can imagine with a group of strangers
OR an only okay tasting Thanksgiving dinner with your family and friends.”

“Eat Thanksgiving dinner with your family OR eat Thanksgiving dinner with three celebrities of your choice.”

“Have to cook the entire Thanksgiving meal OR clean up and do the dishes for the entire Thanksgiving meal.”

“Have to eat only cranberry sauce for a day OR eat only gravy for a day.”

“Eat Thanksgiving dinner at 10:00 AM OR at 10:00 PM”

“Have to write a five-paragraph essay on what you are thankful for OR solve a page of Thanksgiving-themed word problems.”

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“Have to eat a piece of pumpkin pie in which the cook accidentally switched the salt and the sugar OR eat a bowl of mashed potatoes that contains three flies.”

“Have your teacher over to your house for Thanksgiving dinner OR eat Thanksgiving dinner at your teacher’s house.”

“Watch football after dinner OR play football after dinner.”

“Not be allowed to talk during Thanksgiving dinner OR have dessert on Thanksgiving.”

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I hope these thanksgiving questions for students help you ask interesting questions and let them know more about thanksgiving and its culture.

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