A good puzzle is part problem-solving and part magic. In the following quiz, we test your knowledge of some of the world's most mystifying 3-D puzzles. Are you ready to get stumped?
Question 1 of 20
What is considered to be the oldest mechanical puzzle in the world?
Question 2 of 20
What is the only 3-D puzzle made by the popular 3-D jigsaw puzzle company Wrebbit to be pulled from shelves for religious reasons?
Question 3 of 20
How many 3-D puzzles was the 3-D puzzle company Wrebbit churning out every day at its single Canadian factory to keep up with the pre-holiday rush in the late 1990s?
Question 4 of 20
What was Paul Gallant's day job before he struck it rich as the amateur inventor of 3-D jigsaw puzzles?
Question 5 of 20
How many possible color combinations can be made with a classic 3X3 Rubik's Cube?
Question 6 of 20
How many videos are there on YouTube featuring the Rubik's Cube?
Question 7 of 20
The current world record for the fastest solve in an official speedcubing competition is how many seconds?
Question 8 of 20
In a 2007 Rubik's world championship competition, how many times in a row did Hungary's Matyas Kuti solve a Rubik's Cube blindfolded?
Question 9 of 20
What is the slowest recorded solve time for the Rubik's Cube?
Question 10 of 20
Which of the following is NOT the name of a method for solving the Rubik's Cube?
Question 11 of 20
What is the maximum number of sequential moves required to open the world's most complicated puzzle box?
Question 12 of 20
According to calculations by IBM researchers, how many possible combinations can be arranged with a seemingly simple six-piece Burr puzzle?
Question 13 of 20
True or False: There is a class of 3-D puzzles called "Impossible Puzzles."
Question 14 of 20
The Puzzle of Fifteen, a sliding block puzzle in a box, sparked a worldwide obsession with puzzles in what year?
Question 15 of 20
When the Rubik's Cube was first released in Hungary, it was called Buvos Kocka, meaning what in English?
Question 16 of 20
True or False: The Rubik's Cube world championship features an event where contestants solve the cube using their feet.
Question 17 of 20
What's the world record for the most Rubik's Cubes solved in a single day?
Question 18 of 20
The "New York, New York" 3-D puzzle created by Wrebbit is the largest on record. How many pieces does it include?
Question 19 of 20
In what city is the world's largest Rubik's Cube located?
Question 20 of 20