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20th century toys

3.5
(53 votes)
10 questions
English
Questions about the most popular toys and games from the 20th century
1

What year was Nintendo's Gameboy launched?

1975
1989
2000

Easy  88% got this right

The original Nintendo Game Boy was so durable that it survived a bombing during the Gulf War in 1991
2
Blur reveal

What is the name of the helical spring toy invented in the 1940s that can climb down stairs?

Slinky

60% got this right

During the Vietnam War they were used as portable and extendable radio antennae.
3

British TV children's show Motormouth made a life-sized version of a popular board game. What was the game?

Mousetrap

Cluedo

Monopoly

Scrabble

37% got this right

Mousetrap was originally inspired by a 19th-century game called "The Mansion of Happiness."
4
12 random squares

What's the name of the 3D slide show gadget that was launched in 1939?

View master

View-master

Viewmaster

43% got this right

Initially, View-Masters were marketed for adults to view scenic images, but they soon became a popular children's toy.
5
Iris reveal

Which artistically challenging toy is known for its red frame and knobs that create drawings with lines on a gray screen

Etch A Sketch

Drawing-fun

Lite-Brite

Spirograph

64% got this right

Etch A Sketch was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 1998.
6

Ernő Rubik inventor of the eponymous cube, was born where?

Hard  19% got this right

The cube was created as a teaching tool to help students understand 3D geometry and spatial relationships.
7

What year was Barbie introduced to the market?

1900
1959
2000

73% got this right

If Barbie were a real person, her proportions would be 36"/91cm - 18"/48cm 33"/84cm
8

Which of the following car manufacturers have had Scalextric versions?

Ferrari

Ford

Lamborghini

Volkswagen

67% got this right

Scalextric holds the Guinness World Record for the longest-ever Scalextric track at 2.79 miles
9
48 random squares

What was the name of the creepy-looking dolls that were the Christmas must have present in 1983

Cabbage Patch Kids

Cabbage-Patch Kids

Cabbage patch

Cabbage patch dolls

Cabbage patch dolls

Cabbage-patch

Cabbage-patch dolls

Cabbagepatch

42% got this right

The dolls came with adoption certificates, so their child owner could become their parent.
10
12 random squares

Where is the place where the first Lego blocks were made?

Hard  30% got this right

The LEGO name is made from the first two letters of the Danish words LEG GODT, meaning “play well.”