Games Of The 1940's & 1950's Quiz

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Games Of The 1940

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  • 1. 
    What game was invented by Allan Calhamer in the 1950's?
    • A. 

      Monopoly

    • B. 

      Risk

    • C. 

      Diplomacy

    • D. 

      Clue

  • 2. 
    When it was introduced at a toy fair in 1959, what was the "Etch-A-Sketch" called?
    • A. 

      Draw-A-Pic

    • B. 

      Sketchy Screen

    • C. 

      DoodleMaster Magic Screen

    • D. 

      Sketch-A-Sketch

  • 3. 
    Which popular game from the 1950's got its name from a pie plate manufacturer?
    • A. 

      Pyrex

    • B. 

      Yahtzee

    • C. 

      Scatch

    • D. 

      Frisbee

  • 4. 
    Which of these was a 1950's game derived from a popular television show for children?
    • A. 

      Park And Shop

    • B. 

      Skipper

    • C. 

      Howdy Doody's TV Game

    • D. 

      The Addams Family Game

  • 5. 
    Which 1959 board game was a spin-off of a TV show featuring a character named Eddie Haskell?
    • A. 

      The Addams Family Game

    • B. 

      Bewitched

    • C. 

      The Flintstones Mitt-Full

    • D. 

      Leave It To Beaver Money Maker

  • 6. 
    When "Play-Doh" was released in 1956, what colors were available?
    • A. 

      Only White

    • B. 

      Blue And Green

    • C. 

      Only Yellow

    • D. 

      Red, White And Blue

  • 7. 
    What 1950's board game had cards showing Bluto, Cap'n Snook, Hygmy Pygmy and Mad Prof Whatasnozzle?
    • A. 

      Popeye The Sailor Man

    • B. 

      Tiddly Chase

    • C. 

      Oscar: The Film Stars Rise To Fame

    • D. 

      Monopoly

  • 8. 
    The object of which 1950's game was for one of many players to touch the player who was "it"?
    • A. 

      Red Light, Green Light

    • B. 

      Hot Potato

    • C. 

      Heads Up, Seven Up

    • D. 

      Tag

  • 9. 
    Which board game is named for a word that means "to grope frantically"?
    • A. 

      Scrabble

    • B. 

      Sorry

    • C. 

      Parcheesi

    • D. 

      Chess

  • 10. 
    "Play-Doh" was originally tested in the 1950's for what use?
    • A. 

      Binding Compound

    • B. 

      Muscle Exerciser

    • C. 

      Pizza Dough

    • D. 

      Wallpaper Cleaner

  • 11. 
    The game "Cluedo" was first sold in which year?
    • A. 

      1941

    • B. 

      1948

    • C. 

      1949

    • D. 

      1943

  • 12. 
    In which year was "Scrabble" introduced?
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1948

    • C. 

      1940

    • D. 

      1942

  • 13. 
    When was the "Hula Hoop" first manufactured?
    • A. 

      1966

    • B. 

      1941

    • C. 

      1958

    • D. 

      1949

  • 14. 
    What did players do in the game "Word Fun"?
    • A. 

      Translate Foreign Words

    • B. 

      Anagrams

    • C. 

      Make Up Fake Definitions

    • D. 

      Fill In Missing Words

  • 15. 
    The couple who invented "Yahtzee" in 1954 were from which country?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      USA

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