Thanksgiving Trivia


1. How many calories on average are consumed, per person, at Thanksgiving dinner?

A. 3000

B. 4500 **

C. 5000

D. 2500

2. How long was the first Thanksgiving celebration?

A. 12 Hours

B. 24 Hours

C. 3 DAYS

D. One week

3. Which President made Thanksgiving a permanent national holiday?

A. ABRAHAM LINCOLN

B. Thomas Jefferson

C. William Howard Taft

D. John Adams

4. In 1953, a Swanson employee accidentally way over-ordered a shipment of Thanksgiving turkeys

(260 tons of turkey) 

A salesman had a great idea for the extra meat. What incredibly popular invention did he come up with that changed the food industry?

A. Turkey Tetrazzini

B. Turkey Pot Pies

C. TV DINNERS

D. Cream of turkey soup

He came up with the idea of filling 5,000 aluminum trays with the turkey –gravy, peas, cornbread stuffing, and sweet potatoes to make the first Swanson’s TV dinner. The 98-cents meals were a hit.

5. In the 1950s, Campbell Soup Company, and more specifically by employee Dorcas Reilly, invented what staple of Thanksgiving dinners in America?

A. GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE

B. Sweet Potato Casserole

C. Giblet Gravy

D. Jell-O Mold

6. Black Friday (The day after Thanksgiving) is the busiest day of the year for which of these professions.

A. House Keepers

B. PLUMBERS

C. Pizza Delivery Drivers (The Day BEFORE Thanksgiving is the 2ndbusiest after Super Bowl Sunday)

D. Dry Cleaners


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