What's Your Favourite Game?

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  • 1. 

    What is another name for the card game "Solitaire"?

    • A.

      Poker

    • B.

      Patience

    • C.

      Card Shark

    • D.

      Klondike

    Correct Answer
    B. Patience
    Explanation
    Solitaire is another name for the card game "Patience". The game is commonly known as Solitaire in North America, while it is referred to as Patience in many other parts of the world. The objective of the game is to arrange the cards in a specific order or sequence, following certain rules and restrictions. The name "Patience" reflects the need for patience and strategic thinking required to successfully complete the game.

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  • 2. 

    The game "500" also goes by what other name?

    • A.

      Five Dollars

    • B.

      One Dollar

    • C.

      Ten Dollars

    • D.

      Twenty Dollars

    Correct Answer
    A. Five Dollars
    Explanation
    The game "500" is also known as "Five Dollars" because it is often played with a bidding system where players bid in increments of five. The name "Five Dollars" represents the value of the bids in the game.

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  • 3. 

    Who or what is the game "Marco Polo" apparently named after?

    • A.

      A Famous Movie Line

    • B.

      A Famous Explorer

    • C.

      A Type Of Jelly Fish

    • D.

      A Cartoon Character

    Correct Answer
    B. A Famous Explorer
    Explanation
    The game "Marco Polo" is apparently named after a famous explorer. This suggests that the game may have been inspired by the adventures and travels of this explorer, possibly incorporating elements of exploration and discovery into the gameplay.

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  • 4. 

    In the game "Hot Potato", which person is out when the music stops?

    • A.

      Person Holding The Bean Bag

    • B.

      Person To Right Of The Bean Bag

    • C.

      Person To Left Of The Bean Bag

    • D.

      Person Without A Bean Bag

    Correct Answer
    A. Person Holding The Bean Bag
    Explanation
    In the game "Hot Potato," the objective is to pass the bean bag around in a circle while music is playing. When the music stops, the person holding the bean bag is considered out. This is because the game is designed to create a sense of urgency and unpredictability, and the person holding the bean bag when the music stops is the one who did not successfully pass it on in time.

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  • 5. 

    What is a set of 52 cards called in the U.K.?

    • A.

      Roman

    • B.

      Jack

    • C.

      Bridge

    • D.

      Pack

    Correct Answer
    D. Pack
    Explanation
    In the U.K., a set of 52 cards is commonly referred to as a "pack". This term is used to describe a standard deck of playing cards that consists of four suits (hearts, diamonds, clubs, and spades) and thirteen ranks (ace through ten, followed by the face cards: jack, queen, and king). The term "pack" is widely recognized and used in various card games and gambling activities throughout the United Kingdom.

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  • 6. 

    What is "Go Fish"?

    • A.

      A Board Game

    • B.

      A Secret Code

    • C.

      A Card Game

    • D.

      An Outdoor Game

    Correct Answer
    C. A Card Game
    Explanation
    "Go Fish" is a popular card game where players try to collect sets of matching cards. The objective is to ask opponents for cards that match the ones in their own hand. If the opponent has the requested card, they must give it to the player. The game continues until all the cards have been matched and the player with the most sets wins.

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  • 7. 

    What is the name for the object thrown onto the squares in hopscotch?

    • A.

      A Game Piece

    • B.

      A Tosser

    • C.

      A Hopper

    • D.

      A Marker

    Correct Answer
    D. A Marker
    Explanation
    In hopscotch, the object thrown onto the squares is called a marker. This is because it is used to mark the square where the player is supposed to land or hop on. The marker can be any small object like a stone, beanbag, or even a twig. Its purpose is to help the player keep track of their progress and ensure that they follow the correct sequence of squares while playing the game.

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  • 8. 

    How do you win at tetherball?

    • A.

      Ball Around The Pole Till Stopped

    • B.

      Knock The Ball Off The Rope

    • C.

      Knock Out The Other Player

    • D.

      It Is A Game You Can't Win

    Correct Answer
    A. Ball Around The Pole Till Stopped
    Explanation
    To win at tetherball, the objective is to hit the ball around the pole until it wraps tightly around the pole and stops spinning. This requires skill and strategy to control the ball's movement and anticipate the opponent's moves. Knocking the ball off the rope or knocking out the other player are not the primary ways to win in tetherball. Therefore, the correct answer is "Ball Around The Pole Till Stopped."

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  • 9. 

    What's the end of this game-related sentence: "I spy with . . ."?

    • A.

      No Tears To Cry

    • B.

      Binoculars

    • C.

      My Little Eye

    • D.

      My Favorite Guy

    Correct Answer
    C. My Little Eye
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "My Little Eye." This phrase is commonly used in the children's game "I Spy," where one person selects an object and says "I spy with my little eye, something that is..." followed by a clue about the object's appearance. The other players then take turns guessing the object based on the clue. The phrase "My Little Eye" indicates that the sentence is referring to this game and suggests that the sentence is incomplete, prompting the reader to guess something based on the clue given.

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  • 10. 

    For the game of "Horse", players will need what item?

    • A.

      Basketball

    • B.

      Ice Skate

    • C.

      Football

    • D.

      Hockey Stick

    Correct Answer
    A. Basketball
    Explanation
    In the game of "Horse," players attempt to make shots from different positions on the basketball court. Therefore, players will need a basketball to play the game. Ice skates, footballs, and hockey sticks are not necessary for this game.

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  • 11. 

    Which of these games involves drawing a line to separate the two teams' territories?

    • A.

      Four Square

    • B.

      Simon Says

    • C.

      Flashlight Tag

    • D.

      Capture The Flag

    Correct Answer
    D. Capture The Flag
    Explanation
    Capture The Flag involves drawing a line to separate the two teams' territories. In this game, each team has a designated territory and their goal is to capture the flag of the opposing team without getting tagged by the opponents. To clearly define the territories, a line is drawn to separate them, ensuring that both teams are aware of their boundaries and can strategize accordingly.

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  • 12. 

    In "Four Square", if the ball bounces in your square, which of these will not be an out?

    • A.

      Hitting The Ball Before It Bounces

    • B.

      The Ball Bouncing Out Of Bounds

    • C.

      Letting The Ball Bounce Twice

    • D.

      Hitting The Ball After One Bounce

    Correct Answer
    D. Hitting The Ball After One Bounce
    Explanation
    In "Four Square", hitting the ball after one bounce will not be an out. This means that if the ball bounces in your square and you hit it after it has bounced once, you will not be eliminated from the game.

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  • 13. 

    What is/are the highest-value letter(s) in "Scrabble"?

    • A.

      Y And Z

    • B.

      X

    • C.

      W And Q

    • D.

      Q And Z

    Correct Answer
    D. Q And Z
    Explanation
    The highest-value letters in Scrabble are Q and Z. In the game, each letter has a certain point value, and Q and Z are among the letters with the highest point values. Q is worth 10 points, while Z is worth 10 points as well. These letters are considered high-value because they are less common and can be used to form words with high scores.

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  • 14. 

    How many people fit in a car in the game "LIFE"?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    D. 6
    Explanation
    In the game "LIFE", the correct answer is 6. This is because the game is designed to simulate real-life scenarios, and in most cars, the maximum number of people that can comfortably fit is 6. This answer is supported by the fact that the other options (12, 2, and 4) are either too high or too low to be realistic for a standard car.

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  • 15. 

    What is the nationality of the people who invented "Trivial Pursuit"?

    • A.

      Canadian

    • B.

      Mongolian

    • C.

      Japanese

    • D.

      American

    Correct Answer
    A. Canadian
    Explanation
    Trivial Pursuit was invented by two Canadians, Chris Haney and Scott Abbott, in 1979. The game quickly gained popularity and became a worldwide phenomenon. The nationality of the inventors is significant because it highlights the Canadian contribution to the world of board games and entertainment.

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