Scrabble

This year marks the 60th birthday of the popular board game Scrabble. See how much you know about the game (and related topics) with our Lunchtime Quiz.

Scrabble(R) is a registered trademark of Hasbro, Inc.

1 of 10
What two letter tiles are worth 10 points in Scrabble?
J and X
Q and X
Q and Z
X and Z
2 of 10
What retailer was credited with popularizing Scrabble?
Gimbel's
Montgomery Ward
Sears-Roebuck
Macy's
3 of 10
What musical group earned its name from a word Dave Peverett "invented" for use in a Scrabble game with his brother?
Ultravox
Devo
Foghat
Weezer
4 of 10
What source did Scrabble creator Alfred Butts use to determine the proper number of letter tiles in the game?
The Bible
The New York Times
Moby Dick
Webster's Dictionary
5 of 10
What letter tile appears the most times (12) in a Scrabble set?
E
N
S
T
6 of 10
What company - better known for video games - briefly owned Scrabble in the late 1980s?
Nintendo
Sega
Atari
Coleco
7 of 10
A Scrabble play that uses all seven tiles in a player's rack is called a:
bingo
jackpot
strike
full house
8 of 10
Who hosted the Scrabble TV game show in the 1980s-90s?
Bert Convy
Jim Lange
Jim Perry
Chuck Woolery
9 of 10
What bonus is given in the center square on a Scrabble board?
double letter score
double word score
triple letter score
triple word score
10 of 10
The frequency of what letter tile had to be reduced to make the game more playable?
I
K
S
T