Games & quizzes with Alexa
If you want to test your general knowledge, have some fun or just pass the time on a rainy day, Alexa has some great games and quizzes.
On this page, we run through some of the best entertainment options available.
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Playing games on Alexa
Alexa has a range of games available. If you're not sure what you want to play, just say, 'Alexa, play a game'. If you don't like the game Alexa suggests, just say no and ask for more options. You can also choose games by category, such as quizzes, trivia, puzzles, music and TV game shows.
TV game shows
If you are a fan of TV game shows, you can play them yourself at home. Try asking Alexa to open Deal or No Deal, Pointless, The Chase or Who Wants to be a Millionaire?
Challenge yourself with quizzes & trivia
Question of the day
If you want to keep your mind sharp every morning, say, 'Alexa, play question of the day'. She will read out a question and four answer options. To answer, you need to say, 'Alexa' and either A, B, C or D. If you get the answer right, you will be given another bonus question.
If you find these questions too difficult, say, 'Alexa, play true or false' for an easier quiz.
If you're feeling brave, say, 'Alexa, play quick-fire quiz'. You'll have just one minute to answer each question. If you don't know the answer, just say pass. The aim is to answer as quickly as possible and carry your remaining time over to the next question. You'll gain time for correct answers, but lose it if you get an answer wrong.
Testing your memory
Alexa's age smart skill can help to assess and improve your memory with fun games and tests. Help keep those grey cells active by saying, 'Alexa, open age smart'.
Always ask if you’re unsure of something
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