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# Scrabble Stumpers Trivia Quiz

### This quiz tests you on different things about the Scrabble game and the board itself. Good luck!

A multiple-choice quiz by coasterfreak. Estimated time: 4 mins.

Author
coasterfreak
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
105,842
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
2629
Last 3 plays: ozzz2002 (8/10), Guest 94 (9/10), Guest 78 (1/10).
This quiz has 2 formats: you can play it as a or as shown below.
Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. How many "Triple Word Score" tiles are there on the standard Scrabble board? Hint

9
8
7
4

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2. Do you triple the value of a letter tile that is on a pink-colored tile?

Yes
No

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3. How much is a "D" tile worth?

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4. You are beginning a game of (English language) Scrabble. You put down the word "star". How many tiles do you have left? Hint

0
4
3
2

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5. What is the number of points you receive in addition to your normal score when you use all of your letter tiles in a word?

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6. How many letter racks come with a standard Scrabble game?

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7. Is "J" worth 10?

Yes
No

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8. How many A's come in a Scrabble game? Hint

10
7
9
8

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9. How long is a side of a Scrabble board? Hint

16 squares
20 squares
15 squares
10 squares

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10. How long does your word have to be if it is the starting word and touching a "Double Letter Score" tile? (The least number of letters)

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Most Recent Scores
Sep 11 2023 : ozzz2002: 8/10
Sep 10 2023 : Guest 94: 9/10
Sep 07 2023 : Guest 78: 1/10
Aug 04 2023 : Guest 173: 8/10

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. How many "Triple Word Score" tiles are there on the standard Scrabble board?

There are 8 T.W.S. tiles on the board; one in each of the corners (4), and 4 on the side edges.
2. Do you triple the value of a letter tile that is on a pink-colored tile?

A pink tile on the Scrabble board is a "Double Word Score" tile. Also, the pink star you start off of in the center of the board is, in fact, a D.W.S.
3. How much is a "D" tile worth?

A "D" is worth 2 points in Scrabble; they can range from 1 to 10.
4. You are beginning a game of (English language) Scrabble. You put down the word "star". How many tiles do you have left?

You start with seven tiles; when you put down four for "star", you are left with three.
5. What is the number of points you receive in addition to your normal score when you use all of your letter tiles in a word?

You get 50 points for using all of your letters. In Scrabble terminology, this feat is called a 'bingo'.
6. How many letter racks come with a standard Scrabble game?

There are usually four racks in a standard Scrabble game box.
7. Is "J" worth 10?

"J" is worth 8. It's hard to distinguish the hard-to-use letters from the still-hard-to-use-letters-but-not-as-hard-as-the-hardest-ones. Z and Q are 10 points, and J and X are 8.
8. How many A's come in a Scrabble game?

There are 9 "A" tiles in a Scrabble box. There are also 12 E's, 9 I's, 8 O's, and 4 U's.
9. How long is a side of a Scrabble board?