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Award-winning, student-run, weekly campus newspaper of the University of Illinois, Springfield

The Observer

Award-winning, student-run, weekly campus newspaper of the University of Illinois, Springfield

The Observer

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Toy Trivia

Answers are at the bottom. Don’t Cheat!

1. Which toy, with a 45 year history, has been made into a comic book, cartoon, several video games and now movies? -G.I. Joe, Barbie, Mr. Potato Head

2. What was the first film based on a board game?-Jumanji, Clue, Monopoly

3. What toy, created in 1952 was sold for use with a household item until 1964 when a plastic body was created? –Barbie, Transformers, Mr. Potato Head.

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4. What toy comes from the Danish phrase “leg godt,” meaning play well? –Lincoln Logs, Lego, Jenga

5. The ingredients for the original version of this kid-friendly gooey stuff are still a secret after 46 years. -Play-Doh, Silly Putty, Floam

6. What toy has had more than five billion pieces of real estate built since 1935?  –Barbie Dream House, Monopoly Houses, Lego

7. What toy comes from the Swahili word for “to build,” in honor of the creators first language? –Lego, Tinker Toys, Jenga

8. What sent ranked among the 20 most recognizable according to a Yale Universtiy Study? –Crayola Crayon, Play-Doh, Lincoln Logs

9. The magic in ingredient in which toy is aluminum powder, even after 38 years of existence? –Play-Doh, Etch-a-Sketch, Make a Face toys

10. The original Easy-Bake Oven, created in 1963, came in what color? – Lavender, Burnt Orange, Turquoise

 

Answers:

1. G.I. Joe

2. Clue

3. Mr. Potato Head

4. Lego 5. Play-Doh

6. Monopoly Houses

7. Jenga

8. Crayola Crayons

9. Etch-a-Sketch

10. Turquoise

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