Quiz: Types of Games

Here’s a quiz on game types.

1. Below is the setup paragraph and the first rule from Prep Test 71 Game 1. While you read it, look for words and phrases that signal the game’s type. 

A movie studio is scheduling the release of six films–Fiesta, Glaciers, Hurricanes, Jets, Kangaroos, and Lovebird. No two of these films can be released on the same date. The release of the schedule is governed by the following conditions:

  • Fiesta must be released earlier than both Jets and Lovebird.
  • ETC.

What type of game is this?

 
 
 
 

2. Below is the setup paragraph and the first rule from Prep Test 71 Game 2. While you read it, look for words and phrases that signal the game’s type. 

A museum curator is arranging seven paintings–a Morisot, a Pissarro, a Renoir, a Sisley, a Turner, a Vuillard, and a Whistler. The paintings will be arranged in a horizontal row of seven positions, with the first position being closest to the entrance and the seventh being furthest from the entrance. The arrangement is subject to the following constraints:

  • The Turner must be closer to the entrance than the Whistler is.
  • ETC.

What type of game is this?