Board games — everyone’s played them at some point in their lives, right? Take these 37 Board Games Quiz Questions and Answers to test your knowledge about everyone’s favorite pastimes.
Board Games Quiz Questions and Answers
1 In which board game do you buy and sell property?
2 In which board game do you try to solve a murder?
3 Rooks and bishops are part of which game?
4 Who invented Monopoly?
A Lizzie Magie
B Parker Brothers
C Charles Darrow
5 Monopoly was originally intended to…
A persuade people to invest in real estate
B help with computing and mathematical skills
C explain single tax theory
6 In Dungeons and Dragons, which character race can see twice the distance as a human when in minimal light?
7 Which of these in Dungeons and Dragons is considered a medium character?
8 What are the animals that sorcerers and wizards can use as companion in battle?
9 In Dungeons and Dragons, toughness is a type of…
B weapon enhancement
10 Which card game is NOT about getting rid of all your cards?
A Gin rummy
B Crazy eights
11 The idiom, “get out of jail free card,” is an iconic phrase from which board game?
12 Which game utilizes sixteen dice in a 4×4 grid?
13 What is another name for the game Perudo?
14 Mr. Boddy, also known as Dr. Black, is a character in…
B Murder Mystery
15 Which of these is the correct spelling of the popular dice game?
16 Where was Bingo first played?
17 The earliest variation of Bingo was called…
A Il Gioco del Lotto D’Italia
B Le Donjon de Naheulbeuk
18 What was the main purpose of Bingo in Germany in the 1800s?
A To help students learn
B To be used as a variant of gambling
C To pass the time
19 In a popular Bingo myth, _______ created 6,000 random and unique Bingo cards.
A Edwin Lowe
B Carl Leffler
C Mike Hoeft
20 How does Upwords differ from Scrabble?
A Blocks in Upwords are syllabic
B Scrabble uses a square board
C Players can place letters on top of other letters
21 In Operation, what happens if the player touches the body while attempting to remove organs?
A The person will buzz
B The player gets shocked
C The organs will explode
22 In which board game do you try to move all your pawns around the board and back to your home before the other teams, similar to the sport baseball?
23 Sorry! is similar to the medieval Indian game…
24 This game, similar to charades, is known as…
25 The game similar to charades (see previous question) is played by _____ the word to be guessed.
B acting out
C saying hints for
26 If a part of a battleship is struck by the opponent, it is known as a…
27 How many wedges do you need to win a game of Trivial Pursuit?
28 In Scrabble, how many squares are players given at a time to use?
29 How many body parts can be removed in Operation?
30 How much money does a player start with in Pay Day in the original 1975 edition?
31 How many days are in each Pay Day month?
32 How much money does a player start with in Monopoly?
33 How much money does a player start with in The Game of Lie?
34 When was the Game of Life invented?
35 In Stratego, if a General tries to attack a Marshall…
A the Marshall is removed from the board
B the General is removed from the board
C both pieces are removed from the board
36 What do the letters mean in the Settlers of Catan
A It’s the recommended setup in the base game
B They identify the circles in case you lose them
C They represent the strength of each circle
37 In Checkers what happens when you can’t move?
A You win
B You lose
C It’s a draw