Dive into the fascinating world of table tops with this board game trivia compilation! From the classics that have graced our family tables for generations to the modern masterpieces that continue to redefine gaming, these questions will test your knowledge and spark nostalgia. Whether you’re a casual player or a dedicated board game enthusiast, there’s something here for everyone. Ready to roll the dice on your board game knowledge? Let’s get started!
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1. In which board game do players attempt to guess the identity of a character? Reveal Answer Guess Who? 2. Which game features murder weapons such as the candlestick, revolver, and rope? Reveal Answer Clue (or Cluedo) 3. In ‘Monopoly’, how much money do you collect when passing ‘Go’? Reveal Answer $200 4. What is the ultimate objective in ‘Chess’? Reveal Answer Checkmate the opponent’s king 5. Which board game is played with tiles that have letters on them? Reveal Answer Scrabble 6. Which ancient board game involves capturing an opponent’s pieces by sandwiching them between two of your own? Reveal Answer Othello (or Reversi) 7. In ‘Risk’, players aim to control what? Reveal Answer Territories 8. How many houses need to be on a property in ‘Monopoly’ before you can buy a hotel? Reveal Answer 4 9. What color is the ‘Double Word Score’ space in Scrabble? Reveal Answer Pink 10. Which game’s objective is to create the longest continuous path? Reveal Answer Ticket to Ride 11. What is the most valuable tile in ‘Scrabble’? Reveal Answer Q and Z 12. Which board game is based on the Napoleonic Wars? Reveal Answer Diplomacy 13. In ‘Battleship’, how many hits are needed to sink the submarine? Reveal Answer 3 14. Which board game features a robber and settlements? Reveal Answer Settlers of Catan 15. Which game uses hexagonal tiles to depict the terrain? Reveal Answer Catan 16. How many total tiles are there in a standard ‘Domino’ set? Reveal Answer 28 17. Which game has rooms like the Conservatory, Billiard Room, and Study? Reveal Answer Clue (or Cluedo) 18. How many different colors of trains are there in the ‘Ticket to Ride’ base game? Reveal Answer 5 19. Which game is often played on a board with 64 squares of alternating colors? Reveal Answer Chess 20. What is the primary resource in the game ‘Splendor’? Reveal Answer Gems 21. In which game do you trade resources like wheat, ore, and brick? Reveal Answer Settlers of Catan 22. How many dice are used in the game ‘Yahtzee’? Reveal Answer 5 23. In ‘Carcassonne’, players place tiles representing what? Reveal Answer City, Road, Field, Monastery 24. Which board game has a space known as ‘Jail’? Reveal Answer Monopoly 25. Which board game is known for having a traitor mechanism? Reveal Answer Betrayal at House on the Hill 26. What do players try to achieve in ‘Pandemic’? Reveal Answer Cure diseases 27. Which game uses ‘Meeples’ as playing pieces? Reveal Answer Carcassonne 28. In ‘Twilight Struggle’, which two superpowers are players representing? Reveal Answer USA and USSR 29. Which board game is centered around the colonization of an island? Reveal Answer Settlers of Catan 30. Which game tasks players with building train routes across Europe? Reveal Answer Ticket to Ride: Europe 31. What’s the primary goal in the board game ‘7 Wonders’? Reveal Answer Build structures 32. Which board game is based on Charles Darrow’s 1933 patented game of the same name? Reveal Answer Monopoly 33. Which game features ‘Development Cards’ like ‘Knight’ and ‘Victory Point’? Reveal Answer Settlers of Catan 34. In ‘Blokus’, how many pieces does each player start with? Reveal Answer 21 35. Which board game has a worker placement mechanism and is set in the Viking age? Reveal Answer A Feast for Odin 36. Which game was first published in 1964 and involves making abstract sequences? Reveal Answer Sequence 37. In ‘Codenames’, players give one-word clues to guess words from a grid. Who provides the clues? Reveal Answer Spymaster 38. In ‘Agricola’, what do players primarily focus on? Reveal Answer Farming 39. Which board game features the ‘Sow’ and ‘Harvest’ actions? Reveal Answer Agricola 40. What is the main objective of the board game ‘Terraforming Mars’? Reveal Answer Terraform Mars 41. Which board game has action spaces like ‘Convert Grain to Bread’ or ‘Plow Field’? Reveal Answer Agricola 42. What is the primary focus in ‘Power Grid’? Reveal Answer Electricity supply 43. In the game ‘Mysterium’, one player assumes the role of what? Reveal Answer A ghost 44. Which ancient board game from India was the precursor to ‘Snakes and Ladders’? Reveal Answer Moksha Patam 45. In ‘Dead of Winter’, players try to survive in which harsh condition? Reveal Answer Zombie apocalypse 46. How many hex tiles make up the starting island in ‘Settlers of Catan’? Reveal Answer 19 47. Which board game involves deducing the identity of a secret agent using word clues? Reveal Answer Codenames 48. In ‘Axis and Allies’, which countries are part of the Axis powers? Reveal Answer Germany, Japan, Italy 49. What’s the primary objective in the board game ‘Dominion’? Reveal Answer Deck-building 50. Which game features characters like Miss Scarlett and Colonel Mustard? Reveal Answer Clue (or Cluedo) 51. What do you call the large wooden piece used in ‘Carcassonne’ to keep score? Reveal Answer Scoring track 52. Which board game involves players taking on roles like the Scientist, Medic, and Dispatcher? Reveal Answer Pandemic 53. In ‘Risk’, how many continents are represented on the board? Reveal Answer 6 54. Which ancient game, originating from Egypt, involves moving pieces according to dice rolls? Reveal Answer Senet 55. Which board game was inspired by the medieval city of Carcassonne in southern France? Reveal Answer Carcassonne 56. How many standard playing pieces (of each color) does ‘Connect 4’ come with? Reveal Answer 21 57. In which game can you acquire development cards like ‘Library’, ‘Market’, and ‘University’? Reveal Answer Settlers of Catan 58. What’s the maximum number of players in the original ‘Ticket to Ride’? Reveal Answer 5 59. In ‘Chess’, which piece can only move diagonally? Reveal Answer Bishop 60. Which game requires players to balance different areas like culture, military, and economy? Reveal Answer Through the Ages 61. In ‘Go’, the board starts empty and players place stones on intersections. How many intersections are there on a standard board? Reveal Answer 361 62. What’s the main objective of the game ‘Puerto Rico’? Reveal Answer City building and trading 63. Which game was developed by Klaus Teuber and published in 1995? Reveal Answer Settlers of Catan 64. In ‘Monopoly’, which card might require you to ‘Pay hospital fees’ or ‘Go directly to Jail’? Reveal Answer Chance 65. Which classic game involves players trying to get four of their colored discs in a row? Reveal Answer Connect 4 66. What is the game in which players claim routes with colored cards to connect cities across North America? Reveal Answer Ticket to Ride 67. Which game requires players to lay tiles and claim areas with followers? Reveal Answer Carcassonne 68. In ‘Chess’, which piece starts between the rooks? Reveal Answer King 69. In the game ‘Twister’, how many circles of each color are there on the mat? Reveal Answer 6 70. In ‘Candy Land’, players travel through locations like Peppermint Forest and Lollipop Woods to reach which destination? Reveal Answer King Kandy’s Castle 71. Which game includes regions like ‘The Shire’, ‘Mordor’, and ‘Rohan’? Reveal Answer Lord of the Rings 72. What’s the primary objective in the board game ‘Stone Age’? Reveal Answer Resource management 73. In ‘Chess’, which piece has the ability to move in an L-shape? Reveal Answer Knight 74. Which board game, popular in Korea and Japan, involves capturing territory on a grid? Reveal Answer Go 75. Which game simulates economic warfare and is known for its long gameplay, often lasting over six hours? Reveal Answer Monopoly 76. In ‘Monopoly’, what are the four railway stations? Reveal Answer Reading, Pennsylvania, B&O, Short Line 77. Which board game involves players as birds trying to attract other birds to their aviaries? Reveal Answer Wingspan 78. What’s the main objective in the board game ‘Eclipse’? Reveal Answer Galactic conquest 79. Which game involves trading and building while trying to achieve 10 victory points? Reveal Answer Settlers of Catan 80. Which two-player board game is known for its black and white discs? Reveal Answer Othello (or Reversi) 81. What’s the main currency in the game ‘Monopoly’? Reveal Answer Money 82. Which game involves players connecting dots to create boxes? Reveal Answer Dots and Boxes 83. In ‘Stratego’, each player commands an army. How many pieces does each player start with? Reveal Answer 40 84. Which board game is played on a triangular grid and involves pegs? Reveal Answer Chinese Checkers 85. In ‘Monopoly’, how much does it cost to buy Baltic Avenue? Reveal Answer $60 86. Which game involves shifting tiles in a grid to organize numbers? Reveal Answer 15 Puzzle 87. In ‘Chutes and Ladders’, what is the highest number space on the board? Reveal Answer 100 88. Which board game involves building civilizations through drafting cards? Reveal Answer 7 Wonders 89. In ‘Go’, what do you call the small beads used as playing pieces? Reveal Answer Stones 90. Which game, originating from China, is played with 144 tiles based on Chinese characters and symbols? Reveal Answer Mahjong