Games Of The 1940's & 1950's Trivia Question

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Games Of The 1940

A non-complicated quiz based on games of the 1940's & 1950's games!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which board game, released in 1944, is sold in Brazil as "Detective"?
    • A. 

      Why

    • B. 

      The Game of Life

    • C. 

      Simon

    • D. 

      Clue

  • 2. 
    Where is a normal game of "Diplomacy" set?
    • A. 

      Early 20th Century Europe

    • B. 

      1950's England

    • C. 

      The Middle East In 1948

    • D. 

      Ancient Egypt

  • 3. 
    What toy did French inventor Arthur Granjean develop in the late 1950's?
    • A. 

      Cabbage Patch Dolls

    • B. 

      Easy-Bake Oven

    • C. 

      Etch-A-Sketch

    • D. 

      Frisbee

  • 4. 
    In 1957, the Wham-O Company bought the rights to which flying disk game?
    • A. 

      Frisbee

    • B. 

      Fussball

    • C. 

      Nerf Balls

    • D. 

      Yoyo

  • 5. 
    What was a 1950's children's game that required nothing more than chairs and music?
    • A. 

      Olly Olly Oxen Free

    • B. 

      Musical Chairs

    • C. 

      Tag

    • D. 

      Go Fish

  • 6. 
    Which game, invented in 1948, uses a game board with 225 squares on it?
    • A. 

      Rubik's Cube

    • B. 

      Sorry

    • C. 

      Scrabble

    • D. 

      Trivial Pursuit

  • 7. 
    When the "Hula Hoop" was first sold in America, what was its selling price?
    • A. 

      0.49

    • B. 

      0.99

    • C. 

      1.98

    • D. 

      3.29

  • 8. 
    Who invented the game "Clue" and was actually a specialist in savage murder?
    • A. 

      Milton Bradley

    • B. 

      Charles Darrow

    • C. 

      Anthony E. Pratt

    • D. 

      George Lerner

  • 9. 
    Which game, created in 1959, involved buying, selling and trading?
    • A. 

      Candyland

    • B. 

      The Game Of Life

    • C. 

      Big Business

    • D. 

      Monopoly

  • 10. 
    Which card game, invented in Uruguay in the late 1940's, is named for the Spanish word "basket"?
    • A. 

      Cribbage

    • B. 

      Whist

    • C. 

      Canasta

    • D. 

      Pinochle

  • 11. 
    Which television network aired the game show "I've Got a Secret" starting in 1952?
    • A. 

      ABC

    • B. 

      BBC

    • C. 

      CBS

    • D. 

      NBC

  • 12. 
    What game, invented in 1944, includes a character named Miss Scarlett?
    • A. 

      Buccaneer

    • B. 

      Sorry!

    • C. 

      Monopoly

    • D. 

      Clue

  • 13. 
    What British game, invented in 1944, is called "Clue" in the USA?
    • A. 

      Earl Grey Mystery Clue

    • B. 

      Clue Quest

    • C. 

      Cluedo

    • D. 

      Colonel Mustard's Clues

  • 14. 
    Which of these was not a character in the 1940's detective game "Clue"?
    • A. 

      Reverend Green

    • B. 

      Professor Plum

    • C. 

      Colonel Prawn

    • D. 

      Mrs. Peacock