Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (11-23-2023)

Question 1: What symbol of abundance is often a centerpiece at Thanksgiving meals?

  • Horseshoe
  • Sunflower
  • Cornucopia

Correct Answer: Cornucopia

Fact: The cornucopia, also called the horn of plenty, comes from ancient Greek and Roman myths, often involving a beast which loses a horn that then provides sustenance to others. These days, it is usually made of wicker and filled with fruits and vegetables.

Question 2: Which of the following NFL teams does not play every Thanksgiving?

  • Detroit Lions
  • New England Patriots
  • Dallas Cowboys

Correct Answer: New England Patriots

Fact: The Lions and the Cowboys play every year on Thanksgiving. Apart from the years games were paused during World War II, the Lions have played every Thanksgiving since 1934. The Cowboys began the tradition in 1966 and have played each year since, apart from in 1975 and 1977. While there's no rule that requires it, for fans it's as traditional as turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie.

Question 3: Which character was the first to appear as a balloon in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?

  • Felix the Cat
  • Big Bird
  • Snoopy

Correct Answer: Felix the Cat

Fact: In 1927, Felix the Cat was filled with air instead of helium, so instead of being held down by tethers, he was attached to stilts and held up for attendees to see. For the 90th anniversary of the parade in 2016, Felix returned in the exact same fashion.

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