Q 1. Welcome to our Minehunter challenge. Somewhere under these tiles are tricky traps waiting to catch you off-guard. Mine your step! Click on ‘Next’ to continue.
  • Next

Q 2. The first corner has revealed itself, but you’ll need to get this question right to dodge the next mine: Are all of the squares in the middle of the numbers on the right mines or not?
  • They are not all mines
  • They are all mines

Q 3. Nice, another section of the board has been cleared. Pass this test to dodge a mine: What kind of game was Minesweeper originally?
  • A mobile game
  • A computer game
  • A board game
  • A parlor game

Q 4. We’re moving along nicely, but it’s probably a good idea to mark the boxes we definitely know are mines. Which tool would you have to select in order to do this?
  • The smiley face
  • The gear
  • The flag
Q 5. Keep dodging those mines by answering this question correctly: Minesweeper has its origins in mainframe games of the 60s and 70s, but the modern version we know was created by which company in 1990?
  • Apple
  • Microsoft
  • Dell
  • Hewlett-Packard

Q 6. Time to get counting! Based on what you see, how many flags could you confidently place on the playing field?
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13

Q 7. We’re clearing the outskirts of this minefield beautifully! To move forward, can you tell us the name of Minesweeper’s earliest ancestor?
  • Math Dice
  • Target
  • Guess
  • RLogic

Q 8. As a master of how the game works now, can you identify how many spaces you can confidently click on by knowing there are NO mines under the squares?
  • 45
  • 47
  • 50
  • 52

Q 9. You’ve almost finished! Answer this question to progress: Due to certain groups criticizing the inclusion of mines in Minesweeper, Microsoft released a version of the game that replaced them with something else. What were they replaced by?
  • Holes
  • Animals
  • Hearts
  • Flowers

Q 10. Let’s see if you can dodge the last mine: Imagine starting a new game where you press a corner square that reveals a number 2. Which of these cannot be behind any of the 3 surrounding squares?
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • A mine