GAME NAME:

THANKSGIVING FUN

SINGLE JEOPARDY!®  

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Explanation

PILGRIMS

PILGRIM

ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT

THE FIRST PEOPLE-THE

PILGRIMS

THE FEAST

THE FEAST

ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT

THE TRADITIONAL

THANKSGIVING FOOD.

THANKSGIVING BY NUMBERS

NUMBERS

ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT

NUMERICAL FACTS REGARDING

THANK

THE FESTIVE BIRD

THE BIRD

ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT

THE TURKEY

THE FAMOUS PARADE

THE

PARADE

ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT

THE THANKSGIVING DAY

PARADE

MISCELLANEOUS

MISCELL..

VARIOUS QUESTIONS ABOUT

THANKSGIVING

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

THE TRADITIONAL COLORS OF

THE PILGRIMS CLOTHING ARE...

BLACK AND WHITE

THIS IS THE TRADITIONAL PIE

SERVED AT THANKSGIVING

DINNER

PUMPKIN PIE

HOW MANY TURKEYS ARE

RAISED IN THE US? 256 MILLION

25 MILLION 2 MILLION

256 MILLION

THIS FAMOUS HISTORIAN

WANTED THE NATIONAL BIRD

TO BE THE TURKEY. HE MUST

HAVE BEEN MAD AS

LIGHTENING WHEN THE BALD

EAGLE WAS NAMED INSTEAD.

BEN FRANKLIN

THIS STORE SPONSOR THE

FAMOUS THANKSGIVING DAY

PARADE.

MACYS

TURKEYS CAN DROWN IF THEY

LOOK UP WHEN IT RAINS TRUE

OR FALSE?

TRUE

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

WHAT NATIVE AMERICAN

TRIBE DINE WITH THE

PILGRIMS?

WAMPANOAG

THESE WHITE THINGS ARE

MELTED ON TOP OF SWEET

POTATOES FOR A

THANKSGIVING SIDE DISH

MARSHMALLOWS

WHAT STATE IN THE MIDWEST

IS THE LEADER IN TURKEY

PRODUCTION WITH 44.5

MILLION TURKEYS RAISED IN

2005?

MINNESOTA

THE PART OF THE TURKEY'S

STOMACH THAT HELPS DIGEST

HARSHER ITEMS LIKE SEEDS.

THE GIZZARD

THE CITY IN WHICH THE

FAMOUS THANKSGIVING DAY

PARADE IS HELD

NEW YORK CITY

WHO PARDONS A TURKEY

EVERY THANKSGIVING?

THE PRESIDENT OF THE

UNITED STATES

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

THIS IS THE NAME OF THE

HISTORIC BOAT THAT

BROUGHT THE PILGRIMS TO

AMERICA.

MAYFLOWER

THIS IS CAN BE COOKED INSIDE

THE TURKEY

STUFFING

WHAT STATE IN THE MIDWEST

IS THE LEADER IN CRANBERRY

PRODUCTION WITH 649

MILLION CRANBERRIES GROWN

IN 2005?

WISCONSIN

WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE

RED THING THAT HANGS OFF

THE TURKEY'S NECK

WATTLE

YOU CAN FIND THESE HUGE

HELIUM FILLED MONSTERS

THROUGHOUT THE PARADE.

BALLOONS

THE POPULARLY VIEWED

SPORT ON THANKSGIVING IS

FOOTBALL WHICH BEGAN MID

1700'S MID 1800'S MID 1900'S

MID 1800'S

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

THE PILGRIMS LEFT THIS

COUNTRY FOR AMERICA

BECAUSE OF FEAR OF

PERSECUTION.

ENGLAND

THIS RED, TART SAUCE IS A

FAVORITE SIDE DISH

CRANBERRY SAUCE

THE NUMBER OF TOWNS IN THE

US NAMED FOR THE FAMOUS

THANKSGIVING BIRD

3-TURKEY, TEXAS,

TURKEY CREEK,

WHEN TURKEYS ARE

STARTLED BY LOUD NOISES

THEY ARE KNOWN TO HAVE

ONE OF THESE

HEART ATTACK

THE FIRST PARADE WAS HELD

IN: 1934 1924 1974

1924

THANKSGIVING IS ALWAYS

CELEBRATED WHEN?

THE FOURTH THURSDAY

OF THE MONTH OF

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

HOW LONG DID IT TAKE THE

PILGRIMS TO GET TO

AMERICA? 4 MONTHS 4 DAYS 4

YEARS

4 MONTHS

WHEN THE TURKEY IS CUT UP

INTO PIECES IT IS SAID TO BE

THIS.

CARVED

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE COST

PER LB OF TURKEY IN 2006?

$1.19

DO FEMALE TURKEYS GOBBLE

OR CLICK?

CLICK-MALES GOBBLE

THE PARADE ENDS IN THIS

FAMOUS SQUARE IN NEW

YORK CITY

HERALD SQUARE

THE DAY AFTER

THANKSGIVING IS OFTEN

NICKNAMED THIS FOR IT'S THE

DAY THAT RETAILERS OFTEN

GO INTO THE BLACK AND

MAKE A PROFIT

BLACK FRIDAY

 CATEGORY:   

THANKSGIVING DANCES  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

NAME THE DANCE THAT ISNAMED AFTER THE FAMEDTHANKSGIVING BIRD   

 Response:   

THE TURKEY TROT

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 GAME NAME:

THANKSGIVING FUN

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!®  

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THE FIRST THANKSGIVING

THE FIRST

FEAST

TELL WHETHER THESE ITEMS

WERE AT THE FIRST FEAST OF

THANKSGIVING

FOOTBALL

FOOTBAL

ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT

THE FAVORITE SPORT TO

WATCH ON THANKSGIVING

COOKED TURKEY

COOKED

TURKEY

ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT

COOKING THE TURKEY.

THE HISTORY OF

THANKSGIVING

HISTORY

OF

THANKSG

ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT

THE HISTORY OF

THANKSGIVING

MIXED TURKEY BAG

MIXED

TURKEY

BAG

ANSWER A VARIETY OF

QUESTIONS ABOUT

THANKSGIVING

HOW TO SAY IT?

HOW TO

SAY IT?

ANSWER QUESTIONS ON HOW

TO SAY THANK YOU IN

VARIOUS LANGUAGES.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

RASPBERRIES

TRUE

THIS IS HOW MANY POINTS

YOU SCORE FOR A

TOUCHDOWN

6

THIS PART OF THE TURKEY

WHEN DRIED IS USED TO MAKE

WISHES THROUGHOUT THE

YEAR.

THE WISH BONE

WHERE DID THE PILGRIMS

LAND

PLYMOUTH ROCK

THIS COMPANY IS MOST

FAMOUS FOR SELLING TURKEY

ON THANKSGIVING, SO

FAMOUS THAT IT HAS IT'S

OWN HOTLINE FOR YOU TO

CALL WITH QUESTIONS

BUTTERBALL

ENGLISH

THANK YOU

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

CORN ON THE COB

FALSE

THIS IS HOW MANY POINTS

YOU SCORE FOR A FIELD GOAL

3

AN AVERAGE SIZE TURKEY

SHOULD TAKE HOW MANY

DAYS TO THAW IN THE

REFRIGERATOR?

3-4

THIS IS THE YEAR THAT

THANKSGIVING WAS

DECLARED A NATIONAL

HOLIDAY-THE SAME YEAR WE

WERE BOMBED BY THE

JAPANESE.

1941

A MALE TURKEY IS REFERRED

TO AS ONE OF THESE

A TOM

FRENCH

MERCI BEAUCOUP

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

CRANBERRY SAUCE

FALSE

THIS HOW MANY POINTS YOU

SCORE FOR A SAFETY

2

THE NUMBER OF POUNDS FO

COOKED TURKEY THAT WILL

BE SERVED ON THANKSGIVING

DAY: 500,000 100 MILLION 535

MILLION

535 MILLION

IN 1863 THIS PRESIDENT

PROCLAIMED THANKSGIVING

AS THE LAST THURSDAY OF

NOVEMBER

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

TURKEYS CAN FLY ONLY

SHORT DISTANCES BUT REACH

SPEEDS OF 35, 55,OR 25 MPH?

55 MPH

GERMAN

DANKA SHAN

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

PUMPKIN PIE

FALSE

NAME THE POSITION THAT

SNAPS THE QUARTERBACK

THE FOOTBALL.

CENTER

GIBLETS OFTEN COOKED INTO

THANKSGIVING STUFFING ARE

WHAT?

THE EDIBLE INTERNAL

PARTS:  NECK,

THIS IS HOW LONG THE FIRST

THANKSGIVING FEAST LASTED:

3 HOURS 3DAYS 3 MONTHS

3 DAYS

TURKEYS HAVE POOR HEARING

BUT A GREAT SENSE OF

WHAT?

SIGHT

SPANISH

GRACIAS

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

COD FISH

TRUE

THE NUMBER OF PLAYERS ON

THE FIELD DURING A

FOOTBALL GAME

22

A TURKEY IS CONSIDERED

DONE WHEN IT REACHES THIS

TEMPERATURE.

160-180 DEGREES

THIS PRESIDENT PROCLAIMED

THANKSGIVING ON THE THIRD

THURSDAY OF NOVEMBER TO

LENGTHEN THE HOLIDAY

SHOPPING SEASON.

FRANKLIN D.

ROOSEVELT

THIS NATIVE AMERICAN

HELPED TEACH THE PILGRIMS

TO PLANT FOR THEIR FIRST

HARVEST

SQUANTO

ITALIAN

GRAZIE

 CATEGORY:   

THANKSGIVING DANCES  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

NAME THE DANCE THAT ISNAMED AFTER THE FAMEDTHANKSGIVING BIRD   

 Response:   

THE TURKEY TROT

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