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Trainyard Quiz
by Staff
So you fancy yourself an ace smartphone gamer. But how much do you know about Trainyard and other touchscreen puzzle games? Test your knowledge with our quiz.

When was Trainyard invented?

  • 2010
  • 2006
  • 2011

Who created Trainyard?

  • Nolan Bushnell
  • Matt Rix
  • Steve Jobs

What experience inspired the inventor of Trainyard?

  • playing with a toy train set
  • going to a railroad museum
  • riding a train

How many players can work a Trainyard puzzle simultaneously?

  • two
  • four
  • one

Which of these colors is not used in Trainyard?

  • red
  • aquamarine
  • green

What do you use to create tracks in Trainyard?

  • finger
  • stylus
  • controller

How many solutions can a Trainyard puzzle have?

  • many
  • one
  • two

Which of these is one of Trainyard's appeals to gamers?

  • difficult to learn
  • requires advanced knowledge of statistics and calculus
  • has a gradual learning curve

As Trainyard puzzles become more complex, what do they require more of?

  • guesswork
  • IQ points
  • trial and error

What is the typical time limit for a Trainyard puzzle?

  • 60 seconds
  • There is none.
  • 7 minutes

What is a puzzle solution uploaded to the Web by another user called?

  • a gimme
  • a mulligan
  • a cheat

Where is the developer of Trainyard based?

  • Russia
  • Canada
  • Vanatu

How much does Trainyard cost to download?

  • $10
  • $19
  • $0.99

Where were maze puzzles invented?

  • China
  • Crete
  • Rome

How many points does it take to win at Trainyard?

  • 50
  • 21
  • There is no point system.

How thick is the instruction manual for Trainyard?

  • 500 pages
  • There is no instruction manual.
  • 235 pages

Which of these is an actual iPhone puzzle game?

  • Gore vs. Bush
  • Flying Saucers vs. Time Machines
  • Plants vs. Zombies

Which of these is not an actual iPhone puzzle game?

  • Sheep Mania
  • Llamas on a Rampage
  • Adorable Puppy Jigsaw Puzzle

Trainyard involves which of these types of learning?

  • experiential
  • collaborative
  • both

How many times has the Trainyard Express version of Trainyard been downloaded from the iPhone Apps store?

  • 30,000
  • 4 million
  • 200 million