Interesting Quiz On Games Of The 1940's & 1950's

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Interesting Quiz On Games Of The 1940

The Ultimate Challenging Quiz On Games Of the 1940's & 1950's


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did children learn from the "Winner Spinner" game?
    • A. 

      Names Of Countries

    • B. 

      Spelling

    • C. 

      Addition

    • D. 

      Colors

  • 2. 
    According to an industry survey, which card game was most popular with men in 1940?
    • A. 

      Contract Bridge

    • B. 

      Poker

    • C. 

      Pinochle

    • D. 

      Rummy

  • 3. 
    According to an industry survey, which card game was the most popular for women in 1940?
    • A. 

      Hearts

    • B. 

      Contract Bridge

    • C. 

      Rummy

    • D. 

      Poker

  • 4. 
    The "Slinky" debuted in 1945 at which department store?
    • A. 

      Gimbels

    • B. 

      Bloomingdale's

    • C. 

      Target

    • D. 

      Macy's

  • 5. 
    The game pieces in "Easy Money" are pawns and what?
    • A. 

      Rooks

    • B. 

      Houses

    • C. 

      Bank Buildings

    • D. 

      Kings

  • 6. 
    After inventing the 1940's "Slinky" and mass-marketing it in the 1950's, what did Richard James do?
    • A. 

      Bought An Amusement Park

    • B. 

      Invented The Game "Operation"

    • C. 

      Joined A Cult In Bolivia

    • D. 

      Sold The Rights For A Dollar

  • 7. 
    What were the game pieces in the 1950's board game "Billionaire"?
    • A. 

      Dollar Bill Signs

    • B. 

      Banks

    • C. 

      Businessmen

    • D. 

      Marbles

  • 8. 
    In 1959, Transogram released a two-sided game board for playing both "Ace-Hi Horse Race" and what?
    • A. 

      Monopoly

    • B. 

      Poker

    • C. 

      Hearts

    • D. 

      Michigan Rummy

  • 9. 
    Six sets of which game disappeared from the 1959 American National Exhibition in Moscow?
    • A. 

      Sorry!

    • B. 

      Yahtzee

    • C. 

      Carrom

    • D. 

      Monopoly

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the man on the front of the "Monopoly" box?
    • A. 

      Mr. Monopoly

    • B. 

      Mr. Bradley

    • C. 

      Mr. Broadway

    • D. 

      Mr. Parker

  • 11. 
    Which newspaper game was made by the makers of "Monopoly"?
    • A. 

      Tiddly Chase

    • B. 

      The Daily News

    • C. 

      Scoop

    • D. 

      Totopoly

  • 12. 
    The object of which 1940's board game was to race a yacht around the playing board?
    • A. 

      Buccaneer

    • B. 

      Dover Patrol

    • C. 

      The Armada

    • D. 

      Ship Ahoy

  • 13. 
    The inventor of "Scrabble" used which newspaper to decide how many tiles would be in his game?
    • A. 

      The Inquirer

    • B. 

      The New York Times

    • C. 

      The Herald Tribune

    • D. 

      The Washington Post

  • 14. 
    What was the original name of "Yahtzee" when it was invented in 1954?
    • A. 

      Yah-Hoo

    • B. 

      Yat-Strike

    • C. 

      Yippie

    • D. 

      The Yacht Game

  • 15. 
    Which mystery game, created in 1956, was based on literary hero Ellery Queen?
    • A. 

      Clue

    • B. 

      Scotland Yard

    • C. 

      Trapped

    • D. 

      Mystery Of The Abbey

  • 16. 
    Which television game show was investigated in 1959 by the House Committee on Legislative Oversight?
    • A. 

      Twenty One

    • B. 

      The $64,000 Question

    • C. 

      I've Got A Secret

    • D. 

      Name That Tune

  • 17. 
    Which 1949 game was invented to entertain children with polio?
    • A. 

      Candy Land

    • B. 

      Dominos

    • C. 

      Chutes And Ladders

    • D. 

      Scrabble

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