Scrabble is the most popular word game in the world, played in 121 countries, and has several famous devotees, including U.S. President Barack Obama and Mel Gibson. Do you have what it takes to master this brainy game? Put your skills to the test with this Scrabble Quiz.
Question 1 of 20
In which year was the game of Scrabble invented?
Question 2 of 20
Who was Alfred Mosher Butts?
Question 3 of 20
In which year did Scrabble first become wildly popular?
Question 4 of 20
Before it was called Scrabble, what was the game's name?
Question 5 of 20
True or false: There is one official word list for tournament Scrabble players.
Question 6 of 20
"Xi" is a good little Scrabble word. What does it mean?
Question 7 of 20
There is only one letter in Scrabble that scores 5 points. What is it?
Question 8 of 20
How many squares are there on a Scrabble board?
Question 9 of 20
A player once scored a single-word record of 365 for the word "quixotry." What does quixotry mean?
Question 10 of 20
Mark Landsberg was famous in Scrabble circles for holding the game-high tournament record for 13 years. What was his record score?
Question 11 of 20
Why is "queue" a good word in Scrabble?
Question 12 of 20
"Zax" is not a common word, but it's useful in Scrabble. What does it refer to?
Question 13 of 20
What's the maximum score you can achieve with "chutzpah"?
Question 14 of 20
Lacking vowels, you can still play "syzygy." What does the word mean?
Question 15 of 20
What is Lexulous?
Question 16 of 20
The word "aa" is acceptable in Scrabble. What does it mean?
Question 17 of 20
What does "bingo" mean in Scrabble?
Question 18 of 20
In 1982, a player set a record by scoring 392 for the word "caziques." What does it mean?
Question 19 of 20
E is the most common letter in Scrabble. How man E tiles are there?
Question 20 of 20