March 21, 2012 | QM print friendly version 1 In the Classic Edition of the board game Trivial Pursuit, what colour is the category for history? Yellow 2 In the game of Monopoly, what is the name of the character on the board who is locked behind bars? Jake the Jailbird 3 The ‘Autobots’ and the ‘Decepticons’ are the main factions of which toy line? Transformers 4 What is the name of the male, well-muscled, blond, swimming trunk wearing, gel-filled rubber action figure, first introduced in 1976 by Kenner? Stretch Armstrong 5 The construction toy ‘Lego’ was originally designed in which European country? Denmark 6 Which Denys Fisher geometric, plastic drawing toy produces mathematical curves of the variety technically known as hypotrochoids and epitrochoids? Spirograph 7 Which line of dolls, created by American art student Xavier Roberts in 1978, was originally called ‘Little People’? Cabbage Patch Kids 8 Which executive toy, named after an English physicist and mathematician, demonstrates conservation of momentum and energy via a series of swinging spheres? Newton’s Cradle 9 How many circles, on which players have to put their hand or foot, are on the mat in a game of ‘Twister’? 24 10 Which children’s playground game is sometimes called ‘Fivestones’, ‘Knucklebones’ or ‘Snobs’? Jacks 11 Mr and Mrs Potato Head appear in which film franchise? Toy Story 12 How many square stickers are on each face of a classic Rubik’s Cube? Nine 13 What is the name of the perpetual murder victim in the English version of ‘Cleudo’? Dr Black 14 What is the name of the British board game which has Treasure Island in the centre of the board, upon which is placed realistic looking treasure, such as diamonds, rubies and pearls? Buccaneer 15 How many squares are on an official ‘Scrabble’ board? 225 16 How many wooden blocks are in a traditional game of ‘Jenga’? 54 17 What is the name of the 1995 film about a supernatural board game, starring Robin Williams and Kirsten Dunst? Jumanji 18 A score of 4 is for which part of the body in a game of ‘Beetle’? Wing 19 What is the name of the electronic game which has four coloured buttons, which light up in random order, each producing it’s own tune when pressed, or activated by the device? Simon 20 A frying pan, a bed-roll, a cowboy hat and a shovel are all items which must be placed on the mule’s back in which children’s game? Buckaroo?