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Canada is a strange powerhouse for board game inventors. A Canadian couple invented Yahtzee, naturally enough, on their yacht in 1956 before offering it to Edwin Lowe. A pair of Montreal journalists created Trivial Pursuit. The original 34 investors all got filthy rich, including a copyboy who borrowed cash from his mom. Balderdash, Pictionary and Scruples also came from Canada.

If you order F TYR C A NAP-TUN, F ION S F TYR then you're probably playing what world conquest game?

A.

Axis and Allies

B. Civilization

C. Diplomacy

D. Risk

Previous Answer: DreamWorks gave us "Dreamgirls."

Paul Paquet has been writing trivia since the early 1990s and has written roughly 100,000 questions. For more, visit triviahalloffame.com or email him at paul@triviahalloffame.com.

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