Toy Trivia Quiz
Which tokens were included in the original Monopoly game?
- Until 1937, the Monopoly game asked players to use their own household objects, such as buttons or coins, as tokens. The rocking horse, lantern, and purse tokens were retired in the 1950s; the top hat, thimble, and shoe are still included.
What's inside an Etch-a-Sketch?
- Etch-a-sketches have always used a mixture of plastic beads and aluminum powder.
Who's the kid on the Play-Doh can?
- Play-Doh Pete first appeared in 1960, four years after Play-Doh made its debut.
How many ways can you put together six Lego bricks of the same color if each brick has eight studs?
- Or, you can put together three eight-stud bricks of the same color in 1,060 ways. If you're in a hurry, try putting together two eight-stud bricks of the same color 24 ways.
Which of these is not a recent Crayola crayon color?
- Mango tango and wild blue yonder made an appearance in 2003, along with inch worm and jazzberry jam.
Who developed Lincoln Logs?
- John Lloyd Wright based the design of Lincoln Logs on the foundations of his father's famous Imperial Hotel in Tokyo.
What was the original name for Scrabble?
- The designer of Scrabble, architect Alfred M. Butts, changed the name from "Criss-Cross Words" to "Scrabble" in 1948.
What treat could you make in an easy-bake oven in 1966?
- Like the once-stylish Easy Bake avocado green oven, home-baked bubble gum was not long on the market.
Which of these toys did Apollo 8 astronauts bring into space?
- The Apollo 8 astronauts used Silly Putty to amuse themselves and to hold down tools.
What made the 1973 Ken doll so "Mod"?
- Mod Ken came in two models: straight hair or curly hair.