Take the Risk: Play Our Parker Brothers Games Quiz

Estimated Completion Time
2 min
Take the Risk: Play Our Parker Brothers Games Quiz
Image: refer to hsw

About This Quiz

This company has published all manner of famous games, including Monopoly, Risk and Sorry. How much do you know about Parker Brothers games?
In which country did Risk first appear?
France
It was called The Conquest of the World and echoed Napoleon's feats.
United States
U.S.S.R.

Advertisement

How many pieces must you send to the home location on the board in order to win Aggravation?
one
two
four
It is one of many different versions of Pachisi.

Advertisement

In what year did Parker Brothers get into the Ouija board market?
1966
The spiritualism craze was long dead by then but the boards continue to capture public imagination.
1913
1888

Advertisement

From how many different games could you select on Merlin, an electronic handheld game?
three
six
It let you play Tic Tac Toe, Echo and other simple games.
nine

Advertisement

When was Merlin first sold?
1971
1978
It was created by a NASA employee and became one of the best-selling games in the 1980s.
1988

Advertisement

How many pawns does each player start with in Sorry?
one
two
four
You must move all four to your safe location in order to win.

Advertisement

Which board game is based on an ancient cross and circle game?
Flinch
Hex
Sorry!
This game of chance worked for two to four players

Advertisement

What was a reason that Parker Brothers first introduced Rook cards in 1906?
for religious reasons
Some conservative cultures disliked regular playing cards, but the company's versions were acceptable to them.
for political reasons
to avoid public relations problems

Advertisement

The Landlord's Game eventually became which game?
Risk
Finance
Monopoly
The very first version appeared at the turn of the 20th century.

Advertisement

Camelot resembles which game?
mahjong
chess
The inventor wanted a simpler version of chess.
parcheesi

Advertisement

In how many countries is Scrabble sold?
about 120 countries
It's also sold in 29 languages and remains one of the most popular games in the world.
about 260 countries
about 40 countries

Advertisement

"It's Never the Same Game Twice!" was the slogan for which game?
Monopoly
Sorry!
Bonkers!
To win, you had to be the first to score 12 points.

Advertisement

Monopoly was supposed to teach a lesson about what?
economics
In the end, players are supposed to learn that monopolies are bad for humankind. But not everyone gets that.
budgeting
real estate

Advertisement

What do players have to do during a game of Pictionary?
draw
Teams with the most talented illustrators typically win this game.
gesture
argue

Advertisement

On average, how long does it take to play a regular game of Monopoly to completion?
about four hours
Even a short game can take an hour, during which everyone slowly begins to disown one another.
about six hours
about eight hours

Advertisement

In which game does a character named "Mr. Boddy" appear?
Clue
The goal of the game is to figure out who killed him.
Monopoly
Krypto

Advertisement

What was the original name of Camelot?
King's Quest
Chivalry
It also went by the name Inside Moves for a time.
Knights and Maidens

Advertisement

In what year was Scrabble first published?
1879
1955
1938
"Scrabble" is a real-life word that means "to scratch frantically."

Advertisement

What's the goal of the Mystery Mansion board game?
to kill your opponents
to find treasure
Players search high and low for clues to the treasure's location.
to escape a ghost

Advertisement

A special edition of Monopoly was created to provide support for which group?
World War II prisoners
The "game" actually contained real money and tools to help POWs escape and survive prison camps.
African refugees
Great Depression migrants

Advertisement

How long does an average LONG game of Risk take to complete?
90 minutes
three hours
eight hours
And you thought Monopoly was time-consuming.

Advertisement

What happens if someone successfully challenges a word that you play in Scrabble?"
You lose your turn.
You remove your word and forfeit a turn.
You might also throw your wooden letters at your opponent, however, this is considered poor form.
You scream in protest.

Advertisement

In which country was Clue developed?
England
It was originally called "Cluedo."
United States
France

Advertisement

Older versions of Monopoly have how much total fake cash?
about $70,000
about $40,000
about $15,000
And if you were lucky (and smart) you'd wind up with all of it at the end of the game.

Advertisement

How many continents are there in the war game Risk?
seven
six
There are 42 territories, and your goal is to occupy all of them.
three

Advertisement

What is NOT a category in Pictionary?
Difficult
Animal
Animal is combined with Person and Place.
All Play

Advertisement

What happens if a players lands on an opponent's marble during a game of Aggravation?
The piece goes back to the player's home.
This is where the game gets its name.
It is removed from the board.
You skip over that spot on the board.

Advertisement

Acronyms are allowed in Scrabble.
true
false
There are a few exceptions but mostly they are banned from the game.

Advertisement

What do players try to do in Mastermind?
break a code
It includes a decoding board to help the two players as they attempt to break a code.
build an empire
win a war

Advertisement

What must a player do before opening a treasure chest in Mystery Mansion?
escape the killer
calculate an unlock code
take it outside the house
And if you open one of the fake chests, you have to go back inside and start over again.

Advertisement

You Got:
/30
Featured