Apples to Apples Quiz

By: Dave Roos
Estimated Completion Time
3 min
Apples to Apples Quiz
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About This Quiz

Apple to Apples fans, this one's for you, and only you. Test your knowledge of your favorite party starter -- if you like, you can even make a game out of it!
How many copies of Apples to Apples have been sold worldwide since its release in 1999?
More than 1 milion
More than 3 million
Out of the Box Pulishing had already sold 3 million copies of the game before it sold its rights to Mattel in 2007.
More than 10 million

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How many expansion packs have been released to supplement the original Red Apple and Green Apple cards from the "basic" set?
2
4
The first pair of expansion packs and the second pair have been separately bundled to create the Party Box editions.
6

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How many total Red Apple Cards are included in the original Party Box edition?
386
597
749
Examples of those 749 Red Apple Cards include "Britney Spears" and "Picking your nose."

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Which of the following is NOT a real Green Apple Card?
Cruel & Unusual
Felonious
"Felonious" may not be a real card, but some awesome examples of real cards are "Fat & Happy" and "Thick & Chunky."
Woebegone

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True or False: Out of the Box Publishing released a "Crate Edition" of Apples to Apples that arrived in a replica of a real wooden apple box.
True
This limited crate edition of Apples to Apples is still available on sites like Amazon.com.
False

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Apples to Apples received the honor of being chosen as one of five "Mensa Select" games in 1999. Which of the following was NOT one of the other selections that year?
Fluxx
Quiddler
Mind Over Matter
Mind Over Matter didn't make the grade, but Fluxx and Quiddler did. Fluxx, a popular card game which has sold over 450,000 copies, allows players multiple opportunities to make up new rules.

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Apples to Apples was named "Game of the Year" in 2000 by Games magazine. What game won that honor in 2010?
Jump Gate
The space-based "Jump Gate" wowed the editors at Games with its simple design and emphasis on strategy.
Boggle Junior
Scrabble 3D

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What happens if you're the last player to submit a Red Apple Card in the Sour Apples to Apples edition of the game?
You have to sit out the round
You have to give up one of your Green Apple Cards
You have to spin the apple wheel and receive a punishment
An example of a punishment is having to play a Red Apple Card in the next round before the Green Apple Card is even revealed.

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True or False: Apples to Apples is the basis of a popular drinking game.
True
In the most common iteration of the drinking game, the players who fail to win the Green Apple Card in each round take a drink of the judge's choice.
False

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A favorite of the serious Apples to Apples player is the run of Red Apple Cards starting with "My." Which of the following is NOT a real card?
My Pet Monkey
"My Pet Monkey" may not be a real card, but the most popular ones include "My Body" and "My Love Life"
My Refrigerator
My Baby Blanket

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The creators of Apples to Apples seem to have a small obsession with thei high-school days. Which of the following is NOT a real card?
High School Bathroom
High School Mascot
"High School Mascot" may not be a real card, but "High School Football" and "High School Reunions" sure are.
My High School Prom

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Some Apples to Apples cards seem to invite matches of questionable taste. Which of the following is NOT a real card?
JonBenet Ramsey
Although young murder victim JonBenet Ramsey isn't featured in the game, a lot of Apples to Apples players consider the less-than-tasteful matches a big part of the fun.
Anne Frank
The KKK

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True or False: There is an Apples to Apples Jewish Edition.
True
A little odd, but true; it will make a great gift for your next Bar Mitzvah.
False

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Which of the following is NOT an official edition of Apples to Apples?
Manzanas con Manzanas
Bible Edition
Russian Edition
There may not be a Russian edition, but there's a Yiddish Edition, a Junior Jewish Edition, a German Edition and a British Isles Edition.

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True or False: It's against the official Apples to Apples rules to attempt to influence the judge's choice in any way.
True
False
Patently untrue. In fact, the rules encourage players to participate in "table talk" to promote their submission or someone else's.

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How many Red Apple Cards does each player receive at the begnning of the game?
5
6
7
You get seven cards at the game's start. Each time you play a Red Apple Card, you pick another card to get back to seven.

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True or false: Out of the Box Publishing once printed a custom Apples to Apples card to help a man propose marriage?
True
In the middle of a family game of Apples to Apples, Bill Becker from Madison, Wisc. proposed to his girlfriend (now wife) Ashleigh with a custom card reading "Will you marry me, Ashleigh?"
False

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The original "basic" set from 1999 did NOT include which 90s icon?
Andre Agassi
Andre Agassi didn't quite pass muster, but both Bart and Homer Simpson made the cut, as did other stars like Michelle Pfeiffer.
Celine Dion
Dennis Rodman

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In the original edition of Apples to Apples, which is the only Red Apple Card to include a Shakespeare quote?
Murder
Worms
The quote on the Worms card, from "Hamlet," reads, "A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king, and eat of the fish that has fed of that worm."
Poison

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In the latest party game from Out of the Box, Backseat Drawing, the points go to the first team that can do what?
Draw the clue blindfolded
Draw the clue backwards
Draw the clue based only on their partner's descriptions
Backseat Drawing players have to draw clues based on their partner's descriptions.

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You Got:
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