A chess piece on a chess board outlined by a yellow hat effect on a green and blue spotty background

What was the game called before?

Did you know that some of your favourite games originally had a different name? But can you guess what they were called before? Put your knowledge – or perhaps just your guessing skills – to the test now!

Question 1 out of 7:

Twister wasn’t always called Twister, what was the name of the game before?

A picture of the Twister sheet with a row of 6 red, 6 blue, 6 yellow and 6 green circles
Question 2 out of 7:

The classic game about property and money wasn’t always called Monopoly. Can you guess what it was called before?

Two people playing Monopoly
Question 3 out of 7:

What was the famous board game, Snakes and Ladders called?

Snakes and Ladders game with a dice on the board
Question 4 out of 7:

Scrabble was known as something else before. Can you guess what?

Scrabble board with pieces
Just a quick random question – you don’t have to answer it if you don’t want to.

Have you heard of the V&A Museum (or Young V&A)?

[This doesn’t affect your result]
A photo of the V&A collection of a toy Jabba the Glob made by Hasbro for the Star Wars film The Phantom Menace. The toy is green and shows Jabba with a frog hanging out of his mouth next to a tub of Star Wars slime.

Yes and I love it! 15%

I already knew about it. 12%

Nope, it’s new to me! 37%

Not really sure what it is? 36%

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Question 5 out of 7:

Top Trumps has been a staple in playgrounds for years, but what was it first called?

A special edition of Top Trumps
Question 6 out of 7:

The most well known board game – Chess – was originally named something else – do you know what it was called?

A chess board with its pieces
Question 7 out of 7:

Connect Four is one of our favourites, but what was it called before?

Connect Four game

Are you ready to get your results?