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  1. When was the first Thanksgiving celebration?
    1492
    1567
    1621
    1777

  2. Where was the turkey first domesticated?
    Canada
    Mexico and Central America
    New Zealand
    India

  3. What is a female turkey called?
    a rooster
    a cuckoo
    a chick
    a hen

  4. What is a male turkey called?
    a larry
    a clark
    a harry
    a tom

  5. What great American statesman lobbied to make the turkey the national symbol?
    Benjamin Franklin
    Thomas Jefferson
    John Adams
    Andrew Jackson

  6. What sound does a female turkey make?
    gobble
    cluck
    chirp
    peep

  7. What sound does a male turkey make?
    gobble
    click
    chirp
    peep

  8. About how many feathers does a mature turkey have?
    1,500
    2,000
    3,500
    5,000

  9. Which state produces the most turkeys annually?
    Kansas
    Ohio
    Arkansas
    Minnesota

  10. How fast can wild turkeys run?
    5 mph
    15 mph
    25 mph
    45 mph

  11. How does Arkansas rank among the other states in turkey production?
    first
    third
    eighth
    fourteenth

  12. What Native American tribe celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the colonists?
    the Wampanoag tribe
    the Sioux tribe
    the Choctaw tribe
    the Arapaho tribe

  13. Can wild turkeys fly? If so, how fast?
    No.
    Yes, up to 25 mph
    Yes, up to 40 mph
    Yes, up to 55 mph

  14. Approximately what percentage of American homes eats turkey on Thanksgiving?
    49%
    67%
    82%
    90%

  15. Approximately what percentage of American homes eats turkey on Christmas?
    34%
    50%
    67%
    89%

  16. What is the name of the skin that hangs from a turkey's neck?
    snark
    wattle
    garble
    swag

  17. Which U.S. president specified that Thanksgiving would fall on the last Thursday of November?
    Martin Van Buren
    Andrew Jackson
    William H. Taft
    Abraham Lincoln

  18. Which president attempted to move the Thanksgiving holiday to the fourth Thursday in November to create a longer Christmas shopping season?
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Harry S. Truman
    Gerald R. Ford

  19. Which country consumes the most turkey per year per capita?
    The United States
    Israel
    Spain
    The United Kingdom

  20. What is the best way to defrost a turkey?
    with a hair dryer
    in the refrigerator
    in cold water
    in the microwave oven

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