Academic Games is a US competition in which players win by out-thinking each other in mathematics, language arts, and social studies. Formal tournaments are organized by local leagues, and on a national level the Academic Games Leagues of America (AGLOA). ...more on Wikipedia about "Academic Games"
Blockbusters was a television game show in which contestants answered trivia questions to complete a path across a game board of hexagons. ...more on Wikipedia about "Blockbusters (game show)"
Certamen, Latin for "competition", is a quiz bowl style competition, except with classics-themed questions. The formats differ widely, but most are similar to the formats of quiz bowl. The questions may require knowledge of translating Latin or Greek, mythology, or ancient culture. Generally, certamen is organized by classics organizations and is usually played at state forums (competitions). The National Junior Classical League and its corresponding state leagues run annual Certamen competitions. ...more on Wikipedia about "Certamen"
Connections, A Television Game show, which was produced by Granada Television and was aired on the ITV Network from 1984 - 1990. ...more on Wikipedia about "Connections (Game Show)"
Mastermind is one of the most highly regarded British quiz shows, well-known for its challenging questions, intimidating setting, and air of seriousness. Devised by Bill Wright, the basic format of Mastermind has never altered — four contestants face two rounds, one on a specialised subject of the contestant's choice, the other a general knowledge round. Wright drew inspiration from his experiences of being interrogated by the Gestapo during World War II. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mastermind (television)"
Masterteam is a BBC television and radio quiz show, devised by the team which made Mastermind. ...more on Wikipedia about "Masterteam"
In the UK, the sound made by a pre-2000 quiz machine when it pays out money, usually one noogal chug per pound coin disbursed. ...more on Wikipedia about "Noogal chuggage"
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NTN Trivia is a trivia game televised over a national network to over 3,000 bars and restaurants in the United States and Canada, as well as to Great Britain, though the North American and British networks are kept mostly separate. The National Telecommunicator Network offers several different kinds of trivia games based on a variety of subjects, including world history, geography, sports, art, music, and science. ...more on Wikipedia about "NTN Trivia"
A pub quiz is a quiz held in a pub. It is a largely British phenomenon, at its peak in the early 1990s. Pub quizzes are still very popular and they may attract people to a pub who are not found there on other days. The pub quiz is a modern example of a pub game. The questions asked are wide and varied, but pub quizzes generally have a certain feel to them and hold certain things in common. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pub quiz"
Quarky & Quaysoo's Turbo Science was an educational computer game developed by Jeff Tunnell Productions and published by Sierra On-Line for MS-DOS in early 1992. It was designed to teach scientific concepts to children. ...more on Wikipedia about "Quarky & Quaysoo's Turbo Science"
A quiz is a form of game or puzzle in which the players (as individuals or in teams), attempt to answer questions correctly. ...more on Wikipedia about "Quiz"
A quiz league is an organisation running quizzes on a home and away basis, usually in pubs. Like the pub quiz, it is chiefly a British phenomenon. ...more on Wikipedia about "Quiz league"
A quiz machine is a type of slot machine in which the player must answer questions in addition to, or instead of, matching symbols. ...more on Wikipedia about "Quiz machine"
Quizo (or, more commonly, Quizzo) is a pub quiz or trivia game played at many bars in the greater Philadelphia area. Rules differ depending on the venue, but it is generally played by teams of 4 to 8 players, consisting of three or four rounds of ten questions each. Some Quizzos are written quizzes, others are out loud, and others are a combination thereof (for example, with the third round is the speed round in which the questions are handed out on a preprinted sheet and in all other rounds the questions are read over a loud speaker and written down to be handed in). Usually, ach team can "joker" one round which doubles their point score for that round. Other variations forgo the joker in favor of other elements. For example, a final round, billed as the Ragin' Round Robin, is unique to McCrossen's Tavern, a venue in the Fairmount-Spring Garden neighborhood that has hosted Quizzos since 1997. ...more on Wikipedia about "Quizo"
Quizzes, or games in which participants attempt to answer questions correctly are very popular in India. Consequently, Quizzing in India has developed in its own unique way, and is quite different from American and British Quizzing. Indian Quizzing is very diverse, with different genres catering to different geographical regions, age groups, interests, etc. ...more on Wikipedia about "Quizzing in India"
The Weakest Link (now officially titled Weakest Link) is a television game show which first appeared in the United Kingdom on BBC Two in 2000. It was devised by doctor and situation comedy writer Fintan Coyle and the comedian Cathy Dunning, and developed for television by the BBC Entertainment department. It has since been replicated around the world. It may also be called a "reality game show" because of competiton similar to present-day reality shows. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Weakest Link"
Trivial Pursuit is a board game where progress is determined by a player's ability to answer general knowledge or popular culture questions. Scott Abbott, a sports editor for the Canadian Press and Chris Haney, photo editor for the Montreal Gazette, developed the concept in December 1979; their game was released two years later. ...more on Wikipedia about "Trivial Pursuit"
The World Quizzing Championship is an individual quiz contest organised by the International Quizzing Association - a not for profit organisation based in England. The competition has been staged annually since 2003 with an increasing number of contestants from several nations. ...more on Wikipedia about "World Quizzing Championship"
You Don't Know Jack is a series of computer games developed by Jellyvision. YDKJ, promoted as the games "where high culture and pop culture collide," combines trivia with comedy. ...more on Wikipedia about "You Don't Know Jack"
Zealot Trivia was a Sci-Fi and Fantasy trivia game available on America Online from December 17 1997 to January 2 2001. It featured four teams: The Drakulian Empire, the Praan-Blug Cartel, the Transgolian League and the Zsiverian Collective. Players would join these teams for one month stints and attempt to score more collective points than any other team for that month. ...more on Wikipedia about "Zealot Trivia"
Rumor has it that the Zsiverians, rather than being the hyper-advanced beings they would claim to be, are rather merely a separate faction of the Transgolians that splintered off at some distant point in their past. This line of thinking holds that they simply bought the extradimensional conduit system from some more advanced race passing through the galaxy at some point in history. Perhaps it is a kernel of truth in this rumor that keeps Zsiverian- Transgolian relations chilly to this day. ...more on Wikipedia about "Zsiverian Collective"
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