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Keep It Down! Noise-free iPad Games Quiz
by Staff
The iPad has added a new level of entertainment to mobile electronic games. But what if you forgot your ear buds, or you don't want your kids plugged into them during a long car trip? Take our quiz to find out (quietly) how much you know about your noise-free iPad game options.

Why might you play "Collision Effect" with sound even if you generally prefer noise-free games?

  • It doesn't have any sound effects built in.
  • There's no way to disable the sound altogether.
  • It has quiet, soothing music.

Which of the following word puzzle games, all ideal noise-free options, allows you to have up to four players interacting on one iPad screen?

  • Scrabble for iPad
  • Words with Friends HD
  • Jambalaya

Which movie and TV Web site has released an iPad trivia game you can easily play noise-free?

  • Fandango
  • IMDb
  • Netflix

Which of the following noise-free games can fluctuate greatly in price depending on how much you want to put into it?

  • 7 Wonders: Magical Mystery Tour
  • IMDb Trivia
  • Poker by Zynga

Which of the following games puts a new twist on the classic match-three game?

  • Where's My Water?
  • 7 Wonders: Magical Mystery Tour
  • Collision Effect

True or false: "Doodle Jump" doesn't have music, only sound effects.

  • true
  • false

True or false: In "Battle Dots," you can adjust the size of the grid from 4 to 100 blocks.

  • true
  • false

True or false: "IMDb Trivia" is a very basic game, relying on text to ask questions and present answers.

  • true
  • false

Besides being a great noise-free game option, "Scrabble" for iPad also lets you do which of the following?

  • undo turns so you can try higher-scoring words
  • discover the best word you could have played from your previous turn
  • change the scoring value of each letter

Which of the following noise-free-capable games requires both the iPad's touch screen and its gyroscope as part of game play?

  • 7 Wonders: Magical Mystery Tour
  • Collision Effect
  • Where's My Water?

True or false: To make an iPad game noise-free, you have to mute the entire iPad.

  • true
  • false

Which of the following games features an animated alligator named Swampy?

  • Doodle Jump
  • Cut the Rope HD
  • Where's My Water?

"Poker" by Zynga for your iPad relies on which social networking Web site to find and play with friends?

  • Facebook
  • MySpace
  • Google+

True or false: "Cut the Rope HD" was the first Apple iOS game to win a BAFTA.

  • true
  • false

The paid version of "Cut the Rope HD" has how many levels?

  • 200
  • 400
  • 600

Which of the following games can be played noise-free on the iPad and was inspired by a noise-free childhood game played with pencil and paper?

  • PAC-MAN
  • Battle Dots
  • Go Fish Multiplayer

True or false: "Fruit Ninja" lets you mute background music and sound effects separately.

  • true
  • false

True or false: "Doodle Jump" is available for the iPod Touch and iPhone in addition to the iPad.

  • true
  • false

What's the object of "Collision Effect"?

  • matching orbs of the same color
  • moving orbs through a maze
  • listening for what type of orb will appear next

Which of the following actually uses an audio cue to signal something's coming (though it's doesn't necessarily improve game play to hear it)?

  • Fruit Ninja HD
  • Doodle Jump
  • Collision Effect