ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, OR MINERAL.
Source: Games for Everybody
Category: GAMES FOR ADULTS
When the party is large, this game affords much amusement. One player
is sent out of the room. While he is gone the players decide upon some
object which he is to guess. He is then called in, and asks each one
The answers to the questions must be either "Yes" or "No," and a
forfeit must be paid if any other answer is given.
Suppose the object chosen is a piece of coal in the fireplace. The
player will begin by finding out whether the object chosen is of the
animal, vegetable, or mineral kingdom; thus the following questions
may be asked: "Is it a mineral?" "Yes." "Is it hard?" "Yes." "Is it
very valuable?" "No." "Is it bright and shiny?" "Yes." "Is it gold?"
"No." "Silver?" "No." "Is it in this room?" "Yes." "Is it black?"
"Yes." "Is it a piece of coal?" "Yes."
The correct object being guessed, another player is sent out and the
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