Games for Youth Groups 1000 Games for Youth Groups

The split second answer

Time: approx. 10 min.
Recommended age: from 8
Size of group: it doesn't matter
Time for preparation: none
Material: nothing (only some appropriate questions)

Game description

The group stands in a circle, the group leader stands in the middle as the quiz master. The question must be answered within 2 seconds. The game can also be played with two teams. There are points for correctly answered questions. There are no points if the answer is correct but came too late. There are minus points for those who stammer and stutter and if the answer does not come “like a pistol shot”.
Possible questions:
Who is the foreign minister at the moment? How many toes do you have? How old are you? What is your name? Which direction is south? · What is the root of 49? What is 7+7? What month is it? Which day of the week will it be in 3 days? What was the name of the first president of the USA? Which letter comes after W? Which letter comes before K? What is your father’s name? Which day comes before Thursday? How many people are in the room? How many doors are in the group room? Where did you take your last vacation? How old will you be in 12 years?· What size feet do you have? What is heavier? A kilo of iron or a kilo of feathers?


There are points awarded if the questions has been answered correctly. There are no points if the answer was right but came too late. Points are deducted if the player stutters and doesn't answer in quick fire.

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Games for youth groups, children’s birthday party or community fete.

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