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Medieval and Tudor Games Quiz

If you've watched my Claire Chats video on Tudor Indoor Games then you should find this quiz easy-peasy!

How much do you know about Medieval and Tudor card games, dice games, board games and indoor pursuits? Test your knowledge with this fun quiz.

Medieval and Tudor games

Q1) What sort of game is Primero?

A board game

A dice game

A table game

A card game

Q2) What would "mummers" bring to people's houses or to court events?

Knuckle bones

Dice

Cards

Board games

Q3) A set of which game was found in the wreck of The Mary Rose?

Chess

Backgammon

Draughts/checkers

Tafl

Q4) What was the aim of the dice game "Cent"?

To be the first to score 100

To roll doubles

Guessing the other player's roll

Landing on squares with coins on

Q5) Noddy was the precursor to which card game?

Cribbage

Poker

Gin Rummy

Canasta

Q6) Which board game was also known as Merrils?

Fox and Geese

Nine Men's Morris

Draughts

Chess

Q7) In shove-board/shovel-board/shuffle board, what did players 'shove' down long, narrow tables?

Coins

Wooden hoops

Bowling balls

Metal weights

Q8) In 1588, the Duke of Norfolk was recorded as owning a green cloth covered billiard board, three billiard sticks and eleven balls made of ......

Wood

Clay

Ivory

Ox bone

Q9) How many fox tokens are placed on the board at the beginning of Fox and Geese?

1

13

3

5

Q10) Fox and Geese is a descendant of which ancient board game?

Ur

Tafl

Mancala

Petteia

There are 2 comments Go To Comment

  1. J

    Yeah……I almost got 100%…….WRONG…….LOL

  2. L

    Not too bad. I got 7 out of 10 – really 8, but I didn’t manage to hit one of my answers correctly – fumble fingers!

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Medieval and Tudor Games Quiz