Test Your Knowledge: Milton-Bradley Games Quiz
This company has published many games that turned into cultural phenomena. How much do you know about these Milton-Bradley games?
How many blocks are included in Jenga, which requires players to remove pieces from a tower without causing it to fall?
Cheyenne was a board game based on what?
Which game features The Empire versus Chaos?
- Dark Tower
- Battle Masters
- Mission Command Air
Yahtzee was first called what?
What do you try to do to your opponents in Hotel?
- force them into bankruptcy
- steal their customers
- give them bedbugs
How many sides are there to the die included in Scattergories?
Why was "Twister" a controversial game when it was introduced?
- It was too hard.
- Some people associated it with sex.
- It caused injuries.
When did the first version of The Game of Life appear?
When did the modern incarnation of The Game of Life first hit the market?
Why didn't the first versions of The Game of Life include dice?
- They always got lost.
- They were too expensive to manufacture.
- They were associated with gambling.
What's the maximum number of players for Stratego?
What color of hippo does NOT appear on the Hungry Hungry Hippos board?
Why did Parker Brothers sue Milton-Bradley for Easy Money?
- A corporate spy stole the idea from Parker Brothers.
- The game was too similar to Monopoly.
- It wanted easy money from a settlement.
Battleship was probably inspired by which conflict?
- World War I
- World War II
- The Spanish-American War
In what year was the World War II game Axis & Allies first published?
A college student sold his rights to Operation in exchange for what?
- a job offer
- $900 cash
- free tuition
How does a player win Battleship?
- sink all of the opponent's ships
- sink the opponent's battleship
- sink at least three ships
What's the most expensive procedure in Operation?
- Bread Basket
- Water on the Knee
- Brain Freeze
Connect Four is also known as what?
- Captain's Mistress
- Four Down
- Forty Women
How many columns are there in the Connect Four grid?
About how many combinations of positions (total) are there for a game of Connect Four?
- about 98 million
- about 3.2 billion
- about 4.5 trillion
How does your turn end in Barrel of Monkeys?
- You roll a seven.
- You drop a monkey.
- You pick up 10 monkeys.
In theory, what happens if you begin a game of "Connect Four" anywhere but the center column?
- You lose.
- You draw.
- You win.
Which board game is based on a book written by Howard Roger Garis?
- Uncle Wiggily
- Barrel of Monkeys
What's the objective in The Game of Cootie?
- to race around a board
- to construct a bug
- to get cooties
How many keys do you have to collect to win Dark Tower?
What's the current unofficial record for winning Barrel of Monkeys?
- around 90 seconds
- around two minutes
- around four minutes
In what year was Candyland first released?
About how many copies of Candyland sell each year?
- roughly 2 million
- roughly 800,000
- roughly 450,000
How much did the board game called Uncle Wiggily cost in 1947?
- five dollars
- two dollars
- less than a dollar