You May Talk Turkey But Do You Know It? [Quiz]
As we prepare to sit down and devour our Thanksgiving turkey meal I wonder just how much people know about the turkey itself. With that in mind I present ten turkey questions and answers. See how well you do and then ask these questions around the dinner table tomorrow.
When was the first Thanksgiving celebration?
Where was the turkey first domesticated?
- Mexico and Central America
- New Zealand
What is a female turkey called?
- A rooster
- A cuckoo
- A chick
- A hen
What is a male turkey called?
- A larry
- A clark
- A harry
- A tom
What statesman lobbied to make the turkey the national symbol?
- Benjamin Franklin
- Thomas Jefferson
- John Adams
- Andrew Jackson
What sound does a female turkey make?
What sound does a male turkey make?
Which state produces the most turkeys annually?
How fast can turkeys run?
- 5 mph
- 25 mph
- 45 mph
Can Turkeys fly? If so how fast?
b. Yes, up to 25 mph
c. Yes, up to 40 mph
d. Yes, up to 55 mph
ANSWERS: 1-c, 2-b, 3-d, 4-d, 5-a, 6-b, 7-a, 8-d, 9-c, 10-d