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Really Really Retro Toy Quiz!

Anything can be a toy with a bit of imagination, from the humble cardboard box to the particularly cool looking stick, but how well do you know these toys from the past?!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  May 17th 2023

Humans have played with toys forever, as long as there have been people, they’ve played - but can you get all of these retro toys? There’s only one way to find out, so let’s get playful and take a jump and a skip back in time to a world before Fortnite! Buckle up, because only true history experts will be able to get all of these right!


Name this toy…


Name this retro toy?


What would you do with this at the beach?


What is this toy called?


What is the name of this toy?


When did fidget spinners become mainstream?


When was the Hoverboard invented?


What was the name of this singing fish?


What is the record for solving one of these?


Name this toy!

Uh oh! It looks like you could do with a little trip down memory lane to rejig the toys of yesteryear! Although, maybe you weren’t even born then - maybe it’s time to ask some of the grown ups in your life! But don’t worry, you might not have scored that well, but you can always have another go!

Alright! Now we’re getting somewhere, you clearly know a thing or two about toys from the past, and while they’re gathering dust on the shelf, your brain certainly isn’t! It’s whirring away like a BeyBlade! But that doesn’t mean there’s not room for improvement, we’re pretty sure you can probably do better so why not have another go and see for yourself?!

Epic! What a result, you know almost everything there is to know about these retro toys! We’re not sure how, but you’ve crushed this quiz, and then knocked it out of the park! It’s a good job it’s not a Kendama because it would have bounced right back to you! Well done! Why not have one last go and see if you can get 100% on this quiz?

Awesome! From Kendama to Yo-yo and all the way through to Spacehoppers, nothing gets past you, you’re the top of the leaderboard for a reason! Now take a good old relax and enjoy the glory you’ve built for yourself! Well done! Why not go full retro and build a fort out of cardboard boxes? It doesn’t get more retro than that after all! Nice!