Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Tuesday Trivia - Thanksgiving Style

How about some Tuesday Trivia of the Thanksgiving sort in preparation for the upcoming holiday?*

1.  In what year did the first American Thanksgiving celebration take place?
A. 1900
B. 1492
C. 1621
D. 1776

2. Where was the first American Thanksgiving celebration held?
A. Plymouth, Massachusetts
B. New York, New York
C. Jamestown, Virginia
D. Boston, Massachusetts

3. How many Pilgrims were on board the Mayflower?
A. 89
B. 102
C. 185
D. 219

4. The Native Americans who were invited to the first Thanksgiving feast belonged to the Wampanoag tribe. Who was the chief of this tribe?
A Squanto
B Samoset
C Cheyenne
D Massasoit

5. How long did the first Thanksgiving celebration last?
A. One day
B. One week
C. Three days
D. Four days

1. C 1621
2. A Plymouth, Massachusetts
3. B (it is believed to be 102)
4. D Massasoit
5. C Three days (the celebration consisted of games as well as food)  

*Thanks to Catalogs.com for this great little trivia quiz.  Check out more info by Ryan Walters here...http://www.catalogs.com/info/party-planning/thanksgiving-trivia.html



  1. Nope. I didn't get one question right. Although, I did know the first celebration was longer than one day. And that they played games.

  2. Oh, you're not the only one who missed them, Savanna. I thought I knew #4, the name of the Native American chief...yep, totally wrong!