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All Fun and Games: The Best Board Games Quiz
by Staff
Choose your game piece, and get ready to roll the dice! Take our quiz to see how much you know about the best board games of the past and present.

According to the official rules, how much money do you get when you land on Free Parking in Monopoly?

  • $200
  • all the money in the center of the board
  • none

Which of the following tokens was not one of the ten original game pieces in Monopoly?

  • iron
  • thimble
  • dog

How much money does each player start with in Monopoly?

  • $1,500
  • $2,500
  • $5,000

Which of the following is not one of the red properties in Monopoly?

  • Illinois Avenue
  • Kentucky Avenue
  • Atlantic Avenue

True or false: The police officer in Monopoly has a name.

  • true
  • false

Who is the dead heiress in 13 Dead End Drive?

  • Aunt Ermitrude
  • Aunt Agatha
  • Aunt Ingrid

How many characters are there to choose from in the original 1993 version of 13 Dead End Drive?

  • eight
  • 12
  • 18

Who is the unfortunate victim in the game Clue?

  • Mr. Mustard
  • Mr. Scarlett
  • Mr. Boddy

Who is not one of the suspects in the game Clue?

  • Professor Plum
  • Mr. Green
  • Lt. Lemon

Which of the following is not a weapon used in Clue?

  • a car
  • a rope
  • a lead pipe

How many female characters appear in the original Guess Who?

  • three
  • five
  • 12

How much money do you start with in the game Life?

  • none
  • $1,000
  • $10,000

Where do the wealthiest players in Life end up?

  • Yacht Club Row
  • Countryside Acres
  • Millionaire Estate

What do players use as tokens in the game Candy Land?

  • gumdrops
  • gingerbread people
  • candy canes

What happens when you land on a licorice space in Candy Land?

  • You go back to start.
  • You skip ahead three spaces.
  • You lose a turn.

Who is married to King Kandy in Candy Land?

  • Gramma Nutt
  • Queen Frostine
  • Princess Lolly

True or false: The pyramid builders may have played checkers in their free time.

  • true
  • false

What is checkers called in England?

  • drafts
  • dunnings
  • draughts

How many ships do players get in Battleship?

  • five
  • eight
  • 10

What color peg indicates a hit in Battleship?

  • white
  • red
  • neither

True or false: The name of the poor patient in the game Operation is Aching Andy.

  • true
  • false

What classic game was historically referred to as "tables"?

  • backgammon
  • chess
  • checkers

What is the traditional name for the game Othello?

  • Reversi
  • mancala
  • patolli

What game was originally called La Conqueste du Monde?

  • Battleship
  • Monopoly
  • Risk

How many territories are players fighting over in Risk?

  • 44
  • 24
  • six

True or false: You need to have four checkers in a row either horizontally or vertically to win Connect Four.

  • true
  • false

What is the correct name for the castle-like structure in chess?

  • knight
  • rook
  • bishop

Which chess piece moves in an "L" shape?

  • queen
  • pawn
  • knight

What color are the Entertainment pieces in the game Trivial Pursuit?

  • orange
  • pink
  • brown

What classic board game is a simplified version of Capture the Flag?

  • Stratego
  • mancala
  • backgammon