Brain Exercises – November 22

A Few Thanksgiving questions 

  1. What do Thanksgiving and Halloween have in common?
  2. What did the Mother Turkey say to her disobedient children?
  3. What kind of face does a Pilgrim make when he is in pain?
  4. What do you get if you cross a turkey with a ghost?
  5. If Pilgrims traveled on the Mayflower, what do college students travel on?
  6. What did the turkey say before it was roasted?
  7. What happened when the turkey got into a fight?
  8. What’s the most musical part of a turkey?
  9. When is turkey soup bad for your health?
  10. Why can’t you take a turkey to church?
  11. What do you call a running turkey?
  12. My family told me to stop telling turkey jokes but….

Food Trivia

Since this week will be celebrated with lots of great cuisine, these questions are all about food in other countries. 

Name the country or area where…

  1. Ant eggs are a high-end food and are known as escamoles
  2. A traditional cuisine from this country is made from “five snouts”: goats, cows, horses, yak, and camels
  3. Crickets are farmed to be used as food
  4. “Bunny chow,” or curry served in hollow bread is popular
  5. Natto, a blend of fermented soybeans which smells like sweaty socks, is popular
  6. Haggis, a meal of simmered sheep heart, liver and lungs, is served alongside mashed potatoes
  7. A popular fruit, durian, is banned in some trains, buses and hotels because of its strong smell 
  8. Fish-shaped marshmallows covered in chocolate are a favorite candy
  9. Stuffed cabbage rolls called golabki (which means “little pigeons”) are enjoyed
  10. Food trucks at the state fair serve a dish of pickles fried in red Kool-Aid. 

Answers

Thanksgiving questions 

  1. One has gobblers, the other goblins
  2. IF your father could see you now, he would roll over in his gravy
  3. Pil-Grimmace
  4. A poultrygeist
  5. Scholar Ships
  6. Boy! I’m Stuffed!
  7. He got the stuffing knocked out of him
  8. Drumstick
  9. When you’re the turkey
  10. They use fowl language
  11. Fast food
  12. I told them I just couldn’t quit “cold turkey”

Food Trivia

  1. Mexico
  2. Mongolia
  3. Thailand
  4. S. Africa
  5. Japan
  6. Scotland
  7. Asia
  8. New Zealand
  9. Poland
  10. Texas