Rubik’s Cube Trivia Quiz – 10 Questions And Answers

Prepare to twist, turn, and challenge your mind with our Rubik’s Cube Trivia Quiz! Since its invention in the 1970s by Ernő Rubik, the Rubik’s Cube has captivated puzzle enthusiasts and casual solvers alike. This iconic 3D puzzle has become a symbol of logic, strategy, and perseverance. Now, it’s time to put your Rubik’s Cube knowledge to the ultimate test.

Whether you’re a seasoned speedcuber or someone who’s always been mesmerized by the complexity of the cube, this quiz is designed to challenge your understanding and showcase your expertise. With 10 engaging questions, each accompanied by multiple-choice options, you’ll have the chance to demonstrate your knowledge of the Rubik’s Cube phenomenon!

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  1. What year was the Rubik’s Cube invented?
    • 1972
    • 1974
    • 1978
    • 1980
    The correct answer is 1974.
    Ernő Rubik, a Hungarian architect, invented the Rubik’s Cube in 1974.
  2. Who invented the Rubik’s Cube?
    • Larry Nichols
    • Ernő Rubik
    • Jessica Fridrich
    • David Singmaster
    The correct answer is Ernő Rubik.
    Ernő Rubik, a Hungarian architect, invented the Rubik’s Cube in 1974.
  3. How many individual stickers are on a standard Rubik’s Cube?
    • 54
    • 36
    • 48
    • 56
    The correct answer is 54.
    A standard Rubik’s Cube has 6 faces with 9 stickers on each face, totaling 54 stickers.
  4. What is the world record for the fastest time to solve a Rubik’s Cube?
    • 5.55 seconds
    • 4.22 seconds
    • 3.47 seconds
    • 6.77 seconds
    The correct answer is 3.47 seconds.
    Yusheng Du from China holds the world record with a time of 3.47 seconds, set in 2018.

  1. What is the maximum number of moves required to solve any Rubik’s Cube configuration?
    • 25
    • 20
    • 18
    • 22
    The correct answer is 20.
    This is known as “God’s Number,” which means that any Rubik’s Cube can be solved in 20 moves or fewer.
  2. Which of these methods is NOT a popular method for solving the Rubik’s Cube?
    • Fridrich Method
    • Corner-Edge Method
    • Layer by Layer
    • Petrus Method
    The correct answer is Corner-Edge Method.
    The Fridrich Method, Layer by Layer, and Petrus Method are all popular techniques for solving the Rubik’s Cube.
  3. What is the name of the first book published on solving the Rubik’s Cube?
    • Mastering the Cube
    • Notes on Rubik’s “Magic Cube”
    • You Can Do the Cube
    • The Simple Solution to Rubik’s Cube
    The correct answer is Notes on Rubik’s “Magic Cube”.
    This book was written by David Singmaster and published in 1980.
  4. How many possible configurations are there for a standard Rubik’s Cube?
    • 43 quintillion
    • 1 trillion
    • 500 million
    • 100 billion
    The correct answer is 43 quintillion.
    There are approximately 43 quintillion (43,252,003,274,489,856,000) possible configurations for a standard Rubik’s Cube.
  5. What is the term for a Rubik’s Cube with pictures instead of colored stickers?
    • Puzzle Cube
    • Photo Cube
    • Image Cube
    • Picture Cube
    The correct answer is Picture Cube.
    Picture Cubes have pictures on each face, which adds an extra level of difficulty because the orientation of each piece must be correct.
  6. What is the name of the annual Rubik’s Cube championship event?
    • World Cube Association
    • Cubing World Cup
    • International Cube Championship
    • Rubik’s Cube World Championship
    The correct answer is World Cube Association.
    The World Cube Association organizes annual Rubik’s Cube championship events, including the World Championship and various national and regional competitions.
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