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Turkey trivia

1. In 2006, about _______ turkeys were raised. A. 200 million B. 262 million C. 274 million D. 247 million 2. How many of those turkeys were eaten at Thanksgiving? A. 46 million B. 54 million C. 60 million D. 72 million 3. In 2006, U.S. consumpti...

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1. In 2006, about _______ turkeys were raised.

A. 200 million

B. 262 million

C. 274 million

D. 247 million

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2. How many of those turkeys were eaten at Thanksgiving?

A. 46 million

B. 54 million

C. 60 million

D. 72 million

3. In 2006, U.S. consumption of turkey was _____ pounds per person.

A. 12.2

B. 17.1

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C. 13.7

D. 16.9

4. What is America's top turkey-producing state?

A. North Carolina

B. Minnesota

C. Iowa

D. California

5. President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving an annual national holiday in the United States in _______ .

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A. 1861

B. 1862

C. 1863

D. 1864

6. Male turkeys are called "toms." What are female turkeys called?

A. Chicks

B. Turkettes

C. Gobblegirls

D. Hens

7. Which woman began a campaign to establish a national day of Thanksgiving?

A. Sarah Josepha Hale

B. Betsy Ross

C. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

D. Harriet Beecher Stowe

8. Who proposed the turkey as the official U.S. bird?

A. Abraham Lincoln

B. Benjamin Franklin

C. Thomas Jefferson

D. James Madison

9. What percent of Americans eat turkey at Thanksgiving?

A. 70 percent

B. 77 percent

C. 88 percent

D. 92 percent

10. It's estimated that turkeys have _____ feathers at maturity.

A. 2,000

B. 2,500

C. 3,000

D. 3,500

Source: National Turkey Federation and Butterball.com

Scoring system

8-10 correct: Go reward yourself with another piece of pie!

4-7 correct: Tom Turkey says you're A-OK.

0-3 correct: You get a plate of brussels sprouts for dinner.

Turkey trivia answers

1, B. 2, A. 3, D. 4, B. 5, C. 6, D. 7, A. 8, B. 9, C. 10, D.

Turkey trivia Teri Finneman 20071122

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