Can you name these retro games?

Various board games and figurines.
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Test your knowledge of the most beloved board, tile and dice games of bygone days.

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Board game Stratego.
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Question 1 of 10 Score: 0

Name this board game whose objective is to try to capture the opponent's flag:

Stratego is a two-player game originally first produced in Europe in 1947, though its actual inventor is unknown. Game pieces are red on one side and blue on the other, and each player tries to capture as many of the opponent's pieces as possible.

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Wooden game of Chinese checkers.
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Question 2 of 10 Score: 0

Name this star-shaped game of strategy:

Despite its name, Chinese checkers has nothing to do with actual checkers, or China. It was invented in Germany in 1892 as a star-shaped version of the American game Halma. Americans Bill and Jack Pressman brought it to the U.S. and marketed it as Chinese checkers in 1928.

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Game of Risk.
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Question 3 of 10 Score: 0

Name this game that uses a map of the world as its game board:

Invented by French film director Albert Lamorisse in the 1950s, Risk is a board game in which players try to occupy every territory on the board and eliminate the other players. The full name of the game is "Risk: The Game of Global Domination."

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game field of Rummikub board game. Rummikub was invented by Ephraim Hertzano in the early 1930s.
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Question 4 of 10 Score: 0

Name this tile game whose popularity peaked in the late 1970s:

Rummikub is a tile-based game for 2-4 players, combining elements of rummy and mahjong. A Romanian-born Israeli named Ephraim Herzano invented the game, which eventually became Israel's No. 1 export game. It became a bestseller in the United States in 1977.

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backgammon wooden tavli board game from greece
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Question 5 of 10 Score: 0

Name this classic dice-based two-player board game:

You may have seen one of these tables in your grandmother's attic, collecting dust atop a pile of old treasures. Backgammon is one of the oldest board games in the world, played in one variation or another as far back as 476-481 A.D. It was originally known as "tabula" in Byzantine Greece.

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Sorry! board game closeup. Sorry! is a game based on the ancient Cross and Circle game Pachisi. The game is made by Parker Brothers a Division of Hasbro.
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Question 6 of 10 Score: 0

Name this fun board game that involves a lot of apologies:

The objective of Sorry! is to impede the progress of your opponents, forcing them backwards as you move forwards, clockwise around the board until you reach the home space. Its earliest origins can be found in early-20th-century England, then adopted by Parker Brothers in 1934.

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BANGKOK, THAILAND - MAY 06, 2015: Classic board game, Parcheesi or Pachisi or Ludo.
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Question 7 of 10 Score: 0

Name this game that was the original inspiration for Sorry!:

Both Parcheesi and Sorry! were inspired by the ancient Indian game of Pachisi, in which real people were used as pawns on a large outdoor board. Similar variations of the game can be found around the world, including Spain (Parchis) and the United Kingdom (Ludo).

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A vintage 1960s Operation game.

Question 8 of 10 Score: 0

Name this popular childhood game of precision:

Water on the Knee? Operation! This zappy game released by Miton Bradley in 1955 tested your hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills, while also giving you a humorous anatomy lesson. Grown-up fingers were especially vulnerable to this tricky game.

Ancient Chinese game Mahjong.
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Question 9 of 10 Score: 0

Name this intense tile game:

This four-player tile game originated in China and is said to be traced back many centuries there. Similar to rummy, mahjong incorporates skill, strategy, calculation and chance. It's still a favorite pastime in China and other Chinese-speaking communities around the world.

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Trivial Pursuit, a board game
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Question 10 of 10 Score: 0

What's this classic quiz game?

A favorite among the poolside crowd through the 1980s, Trivial Pursuit's purpose was to cram players' heads full of useless pop culture trivia. It was created in December 1979 by Canadian Chris Haney and was eventually sold to Parker Brothers.

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Various board games and figurines.
Photo: Filip Fuxa / Shutterstock
Photo: Filip Fuxa / Shutterstock