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Quiz: The Turkey Trivia Test

Gobble up this quiz

by Reginald Andah

There’s nothing like Thanksgiving. During what other time of year can you watch your relatives come together and bicker over nothing? What other meal do you spend hoping everyone finishes eating soon before someone starts reminiscing about the good ol’ days and brings up an embarrassing moment from the past (there’s always at least one relative who does)?

Did you know that those present at the first Thanksgiving didn’t have the turkey02benefit of tryptophan to make everyone fall asleep? The first Thanksgiving was a three-day harvest feast held in Massachusetts in 1621 with pilgrims and people from the Wampanoag tribe in attendance. Although wild turkeys were in the area, the Wampanoag guests arrived with the offering of five deer. Historians believe the deer were roasted over a fire and made into stew.

Now that you know a fact about the first Thanksgiving, try your luck on some more Turkey Day trivia. Continue reading