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The GoCertify Team Wishes You a Happy Thanksgiving

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.

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at GoCertify!Here at the GoCertify world headquarters, we are taking the day off 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.

 

To help our friends, both in the United States and elsewhere, learn a little bit more about Thanksgiving and some of the things connected to it, we offer the following festive 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) What is the date of the first national Thanksgiving Day holiday observed in the United States?

 

2) Who was the first indigenous American to contact the Pilgrims after they established Plymouth Colony in present-day Massachusetts?

 

3) Which team won the first Dallas Cowboys football game played on Thanksgiving Day, and who was the opponent?

 

4) Which came first, Turkey the country, or turkey the bird?

 

5) As of 2019, what was the average spending per U.S. household on Thanksgiving dinner?

 

6) How many of the five highest-grossing movies ever to open over Thanksgiving weekend were released by the Walt Disney Company?

 

7) What is America’s most popular pie?

 

8) Who was the first U.S. President to formally pardon a turkey?

 

9) How many Americans will travel during the Thanksgiving holiday this year?

 

10) How many people attended the first traditional American Thanksgiving feast at Plymouth Colony in 1621?

 

Click to Page 2 for answers!