Test Your Thanksgiving Day Knowledge!

Fill in the blank and test your knowledge about Thanksgiving!

  1. Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the _______ Thursday in November in the United States.
  2. By the fall of _______ only half of the pilgrims, who had sailed the Mayflower, survived. The survivors, thankful to be alive, decided to give a Thanksgiving feast.
  3. Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the second Monday in October in ______.
  4. The _______ pilgrims were the first to celebrate the Thanksgiving.
  5. The pilgrims arrived in ______ in December 1620.
  6. The pilgrims sailed across the ______ to reach North America.
  7. The pilgrims sailed on the ship, which was known by the name of ______.
  8. They celebrated the first Thanksgiving Day in the fall of ______.
  9. They celebrated the first Thanksgiving Day at ______.
  10. The drink that the Puritans brought with them in the Mayflower was the ______.
  11. The ______ Indians were the people who taught the Pilgrims how to cultivate the land.
  12. The Pilgrim leader, ______, had organized the first Thanksgiving feast in the year 1621 and invited the neighboring Wampanoag Indians also to the feast.
  13. The first Thanksgiving feast was held in the presence of around ninety Wampanoag Indians and the Wampanoag chief, ______, was also invited there.
  14. The first Thanksgiving feast lasted ______.
  15. President ______ issued the first national Thanksgiving Day Proclamation in the year 1789 and again in 1795.
  16. The state of ______ officially made Thanksgiving Day and annual custom in 1817.
  17. ______, and editor with a magazine, started a Thanksgiving campaign in 1827 and it was the result of her efforts that in 1863 Thanksgiving was observed as a day for national Thanksgiving and prayer.
  18. ______ issued a “Thanksgiving Proclamation” on the third of October 1863 and officially set aside the last Thursday of November as the national day for Thanksgiving. Whereas earlier the presidents used to make an annual proclamation to specify the day when Thanksgiving was to be held.
  19. President ______ restored Thursday before last of November as Thanksgiving Day in the year 1939. He did so to make the ______ season longer and stimulate the economy of the state.
  20. Congress passed an official proclamation in ______ and declared that now onwards Thanksgiving will be observed as a legal holiday on the fourth Thursday of November every year.
Quiz from The Holiday Spot.
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Candice is a mom of three under 5. Originally from the smallest state of Rhode Island, now living in Connecticut. From working gal to stay-at-home mom, she is walking the path of the Modern Mom.


  1. I got some right,lol!!! Happy Thanksgiving my friend!

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