The Backgammon Quiz

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Backgammon takes checkers to the next level, adding speed and strategy to create a board game that's surprisingly complex. Think you can tell your points from your primes? Take our quiz to find out!

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How many triangles are on a backgammon board?

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How many quadrants are these points divided into?

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How many checkers does each person use per game?

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How many standard dice does each player use?

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What is the highest possible number on the doubling die?

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True or false: You can throw your dice anywhere on the board.

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How do you let your opponent know that your turn is complete?

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What happens if you roll double?

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Who goes first in backgammon?

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What do you call a single checker on one point?

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What is the line down the center of the board called?

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How do you win a game of backgammon?

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How many winning classes are there in backgammon?

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What is the term used to describe a win where one opponent fails to remove a single checker from the board?

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What is it called when one player plays against a team of two or more?

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What is the highest class of win in a game of backgammon?

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True or false: Betting is very common in backgammon.

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What is the No. 5 point called on a backgammon board?

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What term describes one player owning two or more points next to each other?

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How many checkers do you need on a point to completely block your opponent's progress?

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How many checkers do you need on a point to keep an opponent from landing on that point?

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True or false" Doubles will appear every six rolls, on average.

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Where did Roman Emperor Claudius famously install a backgammon set?

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What do you call the solo player in a chouette?

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What is it called when you raise the value of the doubling cube three times in a row?

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When was the concept of chouette introduced in backgammon?

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Where did backgammon likely originate?

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What were the earliest dice made from?

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When was the term backgammon first used in print?

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What is the largest number of backgammon games played in a single hour?

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