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  1. A table tennis table is exactly 5 feet wide; still in feet, how long is a table tennis table? (note: it is a whole number)
  2. Which popular Victorian children's game consists of a double-coned bobbin, twirled, tossed, and caught on a string tied to two sticks?




  3. Which form of billiards involves scoring points by potting balls in holes on the playing surface of the table rather than in pockets?
  4. Some of the games in which action-adventure video game series are set in fictional cities such as Liberty City, Vice City and San Andreas?
  5. Sir Winston Churchill was an avid player of which 19th-century French card game for two players?
  6. Ruy Lopez and the Sicilian Defence often feature in which game?
  7. Black starts out with 181 stones and white 180, to play on a standard 19x19 board in which game?
  8. Which games is played on a court that features a large projection on the left-hand side known as the buttress?
  9. What is the name given to the drinking game in which players throw a ping pong ball across a table aiming to land the ball in a cup of beer at the other end?
  10. How many pieces does each player have in a game of Backgammon?
  11. Which board game of bluffing and trivia was created by Canadian's Laura Robinson and Paul Toyne in 1984?
  12. In which game does tugging on an earlobe means 'sounds like'?
  13. Which game of skill, currently marketed by Hasbro, derives its name from a Swahili word meaning 'to build'?
  14. True or false. The term Yarborough in contract bridge is used to refer to an exceptionally weak hand?
  15. Which sportsman presented the 1970s pub games series produced by Yorkshire Television called The Indoor League?
  16. In cricket, a batsman must be ready to face a ball or be at the crease with his partner ready to face a ball, within how many minutes of the outgoing batsman being dismissed?
  17. In which video games series do multi-colored birds try to save their eggs from green-colored pigs?
  18. The best-known solitaire card game is named after a region in North American, can you name it?
  19. Exactly, what do players shoot with a squidger, in a game governed in Britain by the ETwA?
  20. What board game was devised by Anthony E. Pratt from Birmingham, England, in the 1940s?
  21. What colour is the treble one bed on a standard dart's board?
  22. Which playing card company founded in 1889, has a name that can be translated as "leave luck to heaven"?

Answers:

  1. 9 feet long
  2. Diabolo
  3. Bar billiards
  4. Grand Theft Auto
  5. Bezique
  6. Chess
  7. Go
  8. Eton Fives
  9. Beer pong (also known as Beirut)
  10. 15
  11. Balderdash
  12. Charades
  13. Jenga
  14. True
  15. Fred Trueman
  16. 3 minutes (it's called Timed Out if the incoming batsman takes longer than this time)
  17. Angry Birds
  18. Klondike
  19. Winks (in the game tiddlywinks)
  20. Cluedo
  21. Green
  22. Nintendo




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