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August 17, 2022

Will you collect $200 or go directly to jail? Take this board game quiz to find out! The Royal Game of Ur was the first playable board game in history. It originated in ancient Mesopotamia with the rules written by a Babylonian astronomer on a cuneiform tablet. Since then, board games have been created for interesting reasons and have been used in innovative ways.

Candy Land, for instance, was created by a schoolteacher for kids in a polio ward. Governments used Monopoly to smuggle maps and compasses to POWs during wartime. Board games are also used as embedded learning for kids, teach cooperative gameplay, and help us manage our stress levels as adults. These board game trivia questions and answers make you feel like a kid again!

Are you looking for more trivia? Check out our musical and monopoly trivia. Top it off with some entertainment trivia questions to test your knowledge.

1. If a player goes to university in Life, how many salary cards can they pick up at random?

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2. How many gold coins does it cost to buy a settler in Civilization?

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3. How many triple word scored are there on a scrabble board?

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4. What two letter tiles are the highest scoring two to play in Scrabble?

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5. How does a castle/rook move on a chess board?

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6. If a Draughts piece reaches one of the squares at the far end of the board, what does it become?

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1. In which decade was Monopoly created?

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2. In which decade did Leslie Scott create Jenga?

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3. What CAN'T you find on a Parchesi board?

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4. Which of the following is a territory that CAN'T be occupied in Diplomacy?

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6. In what year was the original version of Risk released?

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1. How much is the fine to get out of jail in Monopoly?

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2. In Life, what are the purple cards?

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3. In Cranium, who is the mascot for the blue questions?

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4. Which of these Sorry cards does NOT allow you to move a pawn from the Start space?

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5. What shape are the stone bowls in Go?

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6. What's different about a Club Cranium question in Cranium?

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1. Which of these is not a red property on the Monopoly board?

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2. Which of the great powers starts with the most units at the beginning of a game of Diplomacy?

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3. Snakes and Ladders was invented in which country?

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4. Jenga is Swahili for what?

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5. All of the paintings featured in Masterpiece are on display in which American gallery?

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6. What action signals the end of your turn in Risk?

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1. How are the houses and hotels of a 1940s Monopoly set different to a present day one?

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2. How many dice to do you play with in Yahtzee?

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3. How many color groups are there on a Monopoly board?

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4. In Backgammon, what is the term used to describe a game where a player has removed all of their checkers from the board before their opponent has begun to take off his/her own checkers?

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5. Which elimination game has a player guessing which of 24 characters their opponent has picked?

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6. What is the lowest value a painting can have in Masterpiece?

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1. Which board game tells players 'Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect £200'?

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2. In Scrabble, what letter has the most tiles?

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3. In the game Risk, Europe is which color?

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4. Which of these was a popular board game aimed at girls in the '90s?

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5. What other form of transport is open to Mr X exclusively in Scotland Yard?

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6. There are 27 squares on the Absolute Balderdash board, with one space for each letter of the alphabet. What is on the extra space in the middle of the board?

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1. What does a Polygraph question include in Cranium?

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2. How many points is a five letter word worth in Boggle?

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3. How many colors are dotted around a Twister mat?

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4. In Absolute Balderdash, what happens when more than one person gives the correct definition of an answer?

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5. How many squares are on a Scrabble board?

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6. How many total tiles are there in Scrabble?

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1. What is the highest level a player can receive in Go?

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2. In Backgammon, what is a lover's leap?

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3. What term is used when a player's stones are in check in Go?

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4. How many circles on the mat of Twister?

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5. Which board game involves drawing things on paper for your teammates to guess?

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6. What is the name of the new 'standard' Monopoly game?

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1. Which Sorry card allows a player to draw again?

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2. Which of these is NOT a Word Worm activity in Cranium?

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3. How many different gold coins are there in Civilization?

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4. What item do players have to recover when playing The Dark Tower?

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5. How many blank tiles are there in a Scrabble set?

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6. In Life, what are the blue cards?

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1. What is the name of the extra cube/third die in each Backgammon set?

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2. Which of these is NOT a Word Worm activity in Cranium?

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3. How much can you buy one station for in Monopoly?

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4. How many male characters are there in Cluedo?

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5. Which is the cheapest to buy in Monopoly?

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6. How many die are used in the game of Monopoly?

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1. How do withdrawers capture in Ultima?

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2. What is the first property on the Monopoly board?

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3. In Draughts, how does a regular piece move during a non-capturing turn?

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4. In the game Hungry Hungry Hippos, which is the purple hippo?

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5. In Chess, how does a pawn capture another piece?

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6. Which of these board games features a picture of a brain on the box?

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1. Which of these rooms would you NOT find on a Cluedo board?

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2. How many pawns do players start with in Chess?

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3. In Scrabble, how many letter only have one tile?

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4. Which player goes first in Backgammon?

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5. Which is the only great power to start with more fleets than armies in Diplomacy?

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6. What color is the 'Inherit a Painting from the Bank' space in Masterpiece?

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1. What is the value of the highest gold coin in Civilization?

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2. Where does Liverpool Street Station appear on the Monopoly board?

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3. In Operation, what is the name of the character having his body parts removed?

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4. In Scotland Yard, when is the first time Mr X has to reveal his position to the detectives?

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5. In Draughts, how does a regular piece move during a non-capturing turn?

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6. Which board game involves solving a murder?

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1. Which game involves weapons including the rope and lead pipe

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2. In Chess, bishops can move in which direction?

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3. What type of event is there every month in Payday?

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4. What is the name of the criminal on the run in Scotland Yard?

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5. Which of these Cluedo rooms does NOT have a secret passage?

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6. Which of these is NOT traditionally found on a Monopoly board?

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1. Which racing board game has a location called Gum Drop Mountain?

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2. What is the biggest room on the Cluedo board?

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3. How many minutes are allowed per round of Boggle?

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4. Which board game has playing pieces of little cars?

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5. How many checkers does each player begin with in a game of backgammon?

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6. What's the maximom of players for a Monopoly game?

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1. Which board game allows players to buy property?

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2. How many gold coins does it cost to buy an airplane in Civilization?

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3. Which of the following is NOT a car color in Life?

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4. In Monopoly, if you win a crossword competition, how much do you gain?

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5. How much does a player have to pay when they land on the Income Tax square in Monopoly?

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6. In Snakes and Ladders, what does a player do on their turn?

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1. A frying pan, a bed-roll, a cowboy hat and a shovel are all items which must be placed on the mule's back in which kid's game?

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2. Go is purported to have originated in which country 4000 years ago?

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3. In Go, what are the empty intersections between the game pieces called?

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4. Which of these UK board games is a 'fast talking description board game'?

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