Best Quiz Board Games
There's never been a time when quiz games have been more popular, including quiz board games. They are probably the most common form of board game, with new ones being created all the time to try and add their own spin on the genre. It can be difficult in choosing the best quiz board games to play since there are so many and they all have their own board game mechanics to look out for. Let's dive in and look at what makes quiz board games so addicting and fun to play!
Get better at Quizzes
If you've ever gone out to a pub and the landlord has announced a pub quiz will be starting in ten minutes, you first reaction might be to down your drink and get out. A quiz can either leave you feeling like you know sod all, or it can make you feel like you should get a PHD in ancient philosophy. Either way, playing quiz board games is one way to improve your quiz knowledge.
From learning captial cities and their country counterparts; to know obscure facts about the Romans or brushing up on your music history knowledge, quizzes are able to broaden your knowledge horizons. You've never going to be able to know every answer- but it's a good idea to play quiz board games if you often score 1 out of 50 in your local pub quiz to get some much needed practise.
Improve your general knowledge
Improving your general knowledge isn't just useful for quizzes; it's actually can make you a more rounded human being. Learning about different cultures and the general history of the world will allow you come across more cultured (even if you really aren't!).
General Knowledge is also one of the most popular quiz rounds in the world- it's general, everybody will know something and it is also a very inclusive topic. Improving your general knowledge is great way to boost your quiz scores too and get better at quiz board games.
Great for family events, friends and school
Board games can often be over-complicated; with a million different dices and several hundred playing cards, most people don't want to go to the effort of opening up a board game if it takes twenty minutes to set it up. A quiz board game, however, is usually quite simple. Answering questions is the least intensive thing you'll do all week and everyone can play.
Friends, Schools and Family all love a good quiz game. It's great for socialising, improving knowledge about the world and a good bit of fun at the end of the day. If you're a competitive quiz player like me, it's also fun to see the different spins that quiz board games put on the game mechanic.
Best Quiz Board Games
Take a look these quiz board games and let us know what you think. If you've played some great quiz board games in the past, let us know in the comments and we'll be sure to check them out!
If you're looking for a quiz game that you can bring to your next family event, the I Should Have Known That Trivia Game should be at the top of your list. It contains of 400 questions on 100 cards, kept in a small 6x6inch box for portability and storage.
The questions in this game are designed to get you thinking about obvious questions you should know the answer to- but you'll be surprised by how many you get wrong! The game was created in Poland, with fast-pace and hilarious trivia at the center of this game.
Jeopardy is one of the most popular quiz shows in America. If you've ever watched the program, you'll bound to love this game. Even if you've never heard of it before, Jeopardy will soon be one of your favourite quiz games to play.
The game can be played with 3 or more players, with one player acting as the host. There are three rounds that players must compete in, similar to the TV show, Jeopardy, Double Jeopardy and Final Jeopardy, with questions and cards assigned for those rounds. There are over 180 cards with quiz questions on.
If you're struggling to learn your capital cities and countries around the world, this game is the perfect learning quiz game for that. Skillmatics Guess In 10 Cities Around The World puts players questions that allow to correctly discern what city the question card is describing.
The game can be played with family and friends, up to 8 years of age. Learn up to 57 different and diverse cities with the game cards, clue cards and the portable box to store them in.
The board game that is Trivial Pursuit is a household name around the world. It's one of the most recognised Quiz Games on the planet and it's popularity hasn't disappated in over in almost 40 years in production.
There are over 1,200 questions in the box, split evenly between adult and kid questions so that the game can be used by everyone. The face pace nature of this game make it fun for on the go and quick entertainment during downtime.
The Logo Board Game by Drumon Park is a great game to play with friends, family and children. Recognise your favourite brands and products with over 1600 questions on different logos that you have to try and identify. The game lasts for 30 minutes, with 2-6 players able to play. A lot of the brands in this are from the UK, but many are global worldwide brands too.
Players must leap around the board to get to the center; each tile is colored differently which determines what type of question they will have to answer, all related to brands and logos.