Quiz: The Classic Board Games Quiz
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The Classic Board Games Quiz
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About This Quiz

Most of us have spent a lot of quality time with classic board games, but how long has it been since you played Risk or Parcheesi? This quiz will test your knowledge of the board games of your youth.

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This game involves black-and-white discs and a green grid for a board.
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In this game, you can be a dispatcher, medic, scientist, operations expert or researcher.
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This is a "Eurogame" in which players build a medieval landscape.
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This game was immortalized in "When Harry Met Sally …"
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In this game, players try to get all four of their pieces around a board and to "home."
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This game is now set in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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Which game features a "Pop-O-Matic" for rolling dice?
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Which game features Miss Peacock?
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This game was originally called Lexico, then Crisscross Words.
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"Grandmasters" have reached the highest level of achievement in this classic game.
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Which classic game is known as "draughts" in England?
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In this game, players try to establish and grow colonies.
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This game, created by two Canadians in 1979, had $20 million in sales in 1984.
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This is a two-player war game in which players try to capture each other's soldiers.
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This is a two-player game with dice.
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In 1860, Milton Bradley introduced this game, in which players spin a numbered wheel in the middle of the board.
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In this game, players draw cards that have colored squares on them.
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In this board game, players are "rewarded" and "punished" for certain behaviors — but it's really just a spin of the wheel.
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This game involves colored marbles and a star-shaped board.
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This is an extremely classic board game — it originated in India as early as 500 C.E.
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This game involves pads of paper, an hourglass timer and a 20-sided letter die.
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This ancient Chinese game has black and white "stones" and is played on a grid.
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In which game do players pretend they're railroad magnates?
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In this game, players hold cards with adjectives on them.
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There are 11 different games in this war strategy series.
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In which game do you drop checkerlike discs into a vertical grid?
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Which originated as a pencil-and-paper game around World War I?
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In this game, you might have to draw, act out clues or make a sculpture.
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You might get a shock playing this game.
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In this game, players have to get their partner to guess a given word without using a list of forbidden words.
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