Answers for Thanksgiving Day Quiz

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  1. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    First take the quiz on this thread

    Happy Thanksgiving

    I'll admit it... I missed a couple...

    Answers on the next post.
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    1. When was the first Thanksgiving celebration?
    You chose: 1621
    That's right!

    2. Where was the turkey first domesticated?
    You chose: Mexico and Central America
    That's right!

    3. What is a female turkey called?
    You chose: a hen
    That's right!

    4. What is a male turkey called?
    You chose: a tom
    That's right!

    5. What great American statesman lobbied to make the turkey the national symbol?
    You chose: Benjamin Franklin
    That's right!

    6 What sound does a female turkey make?
    You chose: cluck
    That's right!

    7. What sound does a male turkey make?
    You chose: gobble
    That's right!

    8. About how many feathers does a mature turkey have?
    You chose: 3,500
    That's right!

    9. Which state produces the most turkeys annually?
    You chose: Minnesota
    That's right!

    10. How fast can wild turkeys run?
    You chose: 25 mph
    That's right!

    11. How does Arkansas rank among the other states in turkey production?
    You chose: third
    That's right!

    12. What Native American tribe celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the colonists?
    You chose: the Wampanoag tribe
    That's right!

    13. Can wild turkeys fly? If so, how fast?
    You chose: Yes, up to 55 mph
    That's right!

    14. Approximately what percentage of American homes eats turkey on Thanksgiving?
    You chose: 90%
    That's right!

    15. Approximately what percentage of American homes eats turkey on Christmas?
    You chose: 50%
    That's right!

    16. What is the name of the skin that hangs from a turkey's neck?
    You chose: wattle
    That's right!

    17. Which U.S. president specified that Thanksgiving would fall on the last Thursday of November?
    You chose: Abraham Lincoln
    That's right!

    18. Which president attempted to move the Thanksgiving holiday to the fourth Thursday in November to create a longer Christmas shopping season?
    You chose: Franklin D. Roosevelt
    That's right!

    19. Which country consumes the most turkey per year per capita?
    You chose: Israel
    That's right!l

    20. What is the best way to defrost a turkey?
    You chose: in the refrigerator
    That's right!
    Your score: 20/20 100!
     
  3. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

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    I tried answering your other post, but huh, where did it go. Its called dial up. Any way, I got 4 right!
    Happy Thanksgiving Mahonri!
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Wow..they can run 25mph? interesting.. good info, thanks!
     

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