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Arcade Trivia Quiz is a quiz game for 1, 2 or 3 players.

There are four blocks of questions. Each block contains questions in six categories;
  • Art & Literature
  • Science
  • Music
  • Film and Television
  • Sport
  • History & Geography
Icons representing these categories are displayed in a pyramid arrangement. The icons of available questions flash in sequence and the players must press FIRE at the correct time to select the icon of their choice. All questions are multiple choice with four answers, one correct & three incorrect, being available.
Both question selection and answering are timed and must be completed in eight seconds.

Scoring is cash based. All players start with £1.00 and each player stakes 20p per attempt. If, by answering questions successfully, a player makes it to the top of the pyramid then they trigger a 'Cash Run' feature which can earn extra money - up to £5.00.

The game also has a random Jackpot feature in which a player can choose to either to bank the cash they have earned so far or double the money but risk losing it on an incorrect answer.


Arcade Trivia Quiz Atari ST Time for a cash run.
Arcade Trivia Quiz DOS I know this. (VGA)
Arcade Trivia Quiz DOS Title screen. (EGA)
Arcade Trivia Quiz DOS Pick a card. (EGA)

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Oct, 1991 79 out of 100 79
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum May, 1990 76 out of 100 76
Amiga Action Amiga Sep, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Games-X Amiga Jul 25, 1991 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
CU Amiga Amiga Sep, 1991 68 out of 100 68
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Jan, 1991 65 out of 100 65
Amiga Format Amiga Sep, 1991 57 out of 100 57
Amiga Power Amiga Sep, 1991 54 out of 100 54
Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1991 32 out of 100 32


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