Toy by Inventor and Origins Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Jun 10, 2016

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Inventor and origins Game or Toy % Correct
Erno Rubik: originally called the 'Magic Cube'Rubik's Cube
86.5%
Anthony Ernest Pratt: originally called ‘Murder’Clue
86%
Ruth Handler: (co-founder of Mattel) named after her daughter BarbaraBarbie Doll
82.7%
Lizzie Magie (not Charles Darrow): originally called 'The Landlord's Game'Monopoly
81.6%
Richard Knerr and Arthur 'Spud' Melin: idea from Australian bamboo 'exercise hoops'Hula Hoop
78.8%
Milton Bradley: originally called 'The Checkered Game of Life'The Game of Life
76.2%
Aborigines: originally Aboriginal hunting weaponBoomerang
74.1%
Edwin S. Lowe: a development of earlier dice games such as Yacht and GeneralaYahtzee
72.9%
Ole Kirk Christiansen and son: from the Danish phrase 'leg godt', which means 'play well'LEGO
71.7%
Satoshi Tajiri: originally Game Boy game called 'Pocket Monsters'Pokémon
67.9%
Inventor and origins Game or Toy % Correct
Lonnie Johnson: originally called the 'Power Drencher'Super Soaker
63%
Morris Michtom: originally inspired by Theodore RooseveltTeddy Bear
60.3%
Xavier Roberts: originally called 'Little Person' dollsCabbage Patch Kids
46.5%
Alfred Butts: originally called 'Lexiko'Scrabble
41.8%
N. and J. McVicker: originally designed to remove coal residue from wallpaperPlay Doh
41.8%
Richard James: from the Swedish word 'traespiral' meaning - sleek or sinuousSlinky
37.3%
George Lerner: originally called 'Make a face'Mr Potato Head
36.8%
Walter Frederick Morrison: originally called the 'Pluto Platter'Frisbee
33.4%
Arthur Granjean: originally called 'L'Ecran Magique'Etch A Sketch
29.9%
Michael Faraday: originally for experiments with hydrogen at London's Royal InstitutionBalloon (Rubber)
29%

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