Thanksgiving is a celebration of giving thanks for what the year has brought all of us, catching up with family, and indulging in a little bit of pumpkin spice.

This Thanksgiving season, you may be thinking of ideas for appropriate activities you can do with friends and family, especially remotely through Zoom.  Nothing makes a great group game like a few rounds of a Trivia quiz - featuring Thanksgiving-themed trivia questions! It is a great way to test everyone's knowledge, and see who knows the most!

If you are looking for a quick and easy way to play Trivia remotely,  try Trivia on Brightful. All you need to do to set up a new game is to log into your account on Brightful, launch a game room, and share the link to it with everyone you want to play with. Best of all, those you invite do not need to have Brightful accounts of their own to play!

Trivia is just one of many games available for your colleagues, family, and friends to play through Brightful. From Charades to Werewolf, there is something for everyone to enjoy! In addition, through Brightful's custom games feature, you can find Trivia quizzes to suit any time of the year beyond Thanksgiving. Explore themed options for your group to test everyone's knowledge to get into the Halloween or Christmas spirit!

List of Thanksgiving Trivia Questions

Q: What year did the Mayflower set sail for the ‘New World’?

Answer: 1620

Q: When was green bean casserole introduced to Thanksgiving dinners?

Answer: 1955

Q: What kind of pie is associated with Thanksgiving and Fall?

Answer: Pumpkin Pie

Q: Which U.S President introduced the annual White House ‘turkey pardon'?

Answer: George H.W Bush

Q: Which U.S President made Thanksgiving a national holiday?

Answer: Abraham Lincoln

Q: When is Thanksgiving in Canada?

Answer: Second Monday in October

Q: Which U.S state consumes the most turkey every Thanksgiving?

Answer: California

Q: When was the first Thanksgiving parade broadcasted on TV>

Answer: 1946

Q: What happens at the end of Thanksgiving parades?

Answer: Santa Claus appears

Q: How many people were at the first Thanksgiving meal?

Answer: 50 Pilgrims and 90 Wampanoags.

Q: What do you call a female turkey?

Answer: Hen

Q: Which U.S State has the most turkeys?

Answer: Minnesota

Q: True or false: Turkeys can fly

Answer: True

Q: Which ‘Friends’ character said he hates Thanksgiving?

Answer: Chandler

Q: What is the average length of a ‘Turkey Trot’?

Answer: 5 miles

Q: Who organised the first Thanksgiving?

Answer: William Bradford

Q: When will Thanksgiving be in 2021?

Answer: 25 November

Q: True or False: The first pumpkin pies were made in England

Answer: True

Q: How long did the first Thanksgiving meal last?

Answer: 3 Days

Q: Which U.S state first adopted Thanksgiving as an annual holiday?

Answer: New York

Q: How much does the heaviest pumpkin weigh, according to the Guinness World Records?

Answer: 2,624.6 pounds/1,190.49 kg.

Q: True or False: Pumpkins are vegetables

Answer: False

Q: What type of meat was brought by Native Americans to the first Thanksgiving meal?

Answer: 5 deer

Q: When was the first Thanksgiving NFL football game?

Answer: 1934

Q: What countries recognise Thanksgiving as a national holiday?

Answer: Canada, Grenada, Liberia, Saint Lucia, and the United States

Q: Who began the tradition of ‘breaking the wishbone’?

Answer: The ancient Romans

Q: What holiday happens after Thanksgiving, but is not Black Friday?

Answer: Native American Heritage Day

Q: What is the most popular holiday destination for Thanksgiving in the United States?

Answer: Orlando, Florida

Q: How many seeds does a pumpkin have?

Answer: On average, 5,000 seeds

Q: Which continent does not grow pumpkins?

Answer: Antarctica