Ultimate Thanksgiving Trivia Questions and Answers

From fun facts on the Thanksgiving feast to the history of the holiday, these Thanksgiving quiz questions will put your knowledge to the test!

Thanksgiving quiz
These Thanksgiving trivia questions will test your knowledge

Hands up if Thanksgiving is your favorite holiday of the year! It’s time to find out how much you really know about this special celebration.

Do you know all the elements of the Thanksgiving meal? How about the meat served at the first celebration? If you are up for a challenge and want to show off your knowledge, then these Thanksgiving quiz questions are for you!

Thanksgiving trivia questions
If this is your favorite holiday, you’ll love these Thanksgiving trivia questions

Our Thanksgiving trivia will truly test you. While you might know what the largest Thanksgiving parade is, do you know which one is the oldest?

Do you know the figures who campaigned to create the holiday or what Thanksgiving celebrations take place at the White House? Will you make it to the end and enjoy that full holiday meal or will you stall half way and be left with the leftovers?

If you’ve already enjoyed our Christmas quiz and our Halloween quiz, this is the next celebration to test your knowledge of!

Thanksgiving trivia questions
From history to food, these Thanksgiving trivia questions cover every aspect of the celebration

We’ll ask you questions about Thanksgiving that cover the history of the holiday, cherished traditions, world records associated with it and more. Below you will find a fun mix of easy Thanksgiving trivia and some more difficult questions to distinguish the true fans of the holiday!

Thanksgiving quiz
If you love food, there are some tricky questions coming up for you

There are 15 Thanksgiving trivia questions and answers below with each question offering you a choice of 4 different answers. In each case there is only one correct answer, so make sure you choose carefully.

Thanksgiving Trivia Questions

Which Native American tribe was honored at the first Thanksgiving celebration?

The United States celebrates Thanksgiving on which day?

The Campbell Soup Company invented which staple of the Thanksgiving dinner in 1955?

What or who does the US president pardon and save on Thanksgiving?

In what year did Macy’s launch its first Thanksgiving parade?

Which of the following is the oldest Thanksgiving parade?

Apart from the United States, Thanksgiving Day is an official national holiday in which of the following countries?

Which of the following statements is true?

During Thanksgiving celebrations in 2011, the city of Dallas broke records for having the most people dressed as what?

Which famous writer of ‘Mary had a little lamb’ campaigned for Thanksgiving to become a national holiday?

What do the Native Americans of New England name Thanksgiving Day?

Which meat was consumed during the first Thanksgiving feast?

After Thanksgiving has been celebrated, what is the name for the following Monday?

In what year did the Pilgrims land in what was to become the United States?

What was the name of the ship that carried the Pilgrims from England to Cape Cod?

Plan your own quiz night

quiz books

If you’re looking for some recommendations, these are a few of our favorite quiz books to buy. We use these when planning fun trivia nights with family and friends!

  1. Ultimate Quiz Night
  2. Quiz Master
  3. The Big Pub Quiz

If you enjoyed these questions about Thanksgiving, then why not share them with your family and friends? Or even better, why not do this quiz as part of your Thanksgiving celebrations? It’ll make the day even more memorable.

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