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Happy Thanksgiving from the Whole GoCertify Team

How much do you know about the American observance of Thanksgiving? GoCertify celebrates the holiday and bids all readers enjoy the weekend with a special quiz.

How much do you know about wild turkeys?Here at the GoCertify world headquarters, we will be taking Thursday (though not Tuesday and Wednesday, or Friday) off this week in observance of the American holiday of Thanksgiving. Among other things, all of us will be giving thanks for all of you, because we wouldn’t be here without all of GoCertify's loyal visitors.


There are a couple of prevailing symbols of Thanksgiving, but perhaps none is more inseparably associated with the holiday than the turkey. How much do you know about this festive fowl? In the spirit of education, we offer the following Thanksgiving Day quiz. We hope you enjoy a safe and COVID-free holiday weekend. Happy Thanksgiving!


NOTE: Normal operations will resume with Ed Tittel's regular column on Friday.


1) How many wild turkeys are there in the United States?


2) True or False: Benjamin Franklin advocated for the turkey, not the bald eagle, to be chosen as America’s national bird.


3) How many turkeys are raised on poultry farms in the United States?


4) How much manure is produced by all of those captive turkeys?


5) What is the purpose of a turkey’s wattle?


6) How many U.S. states have wild turkey populations?


7) Where do wild turkeys sleep?


8) Can wild turkeys fly?


9) Can wild turkeys swim?


10) How fast can wild turkeys run?


Click to Page 2 for answers!