Point Carrom Game Rules! Trivia Facts

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Point Carrom Game Rules! Trivia Facts - Quiz

Popular in the Southern Asian region, the point carrom game is a game requiring players to make a flick and push objects known as carrom men into corners.
How often do you play this game? Do you know everything about this game? Take our quiz to find out exactly how much you know!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the equivalent measure of one inch in the game?

    • A.

      2.54 cm

    • B.

      2.52 cm

    • C.

      2.50 cm

    • D.

      2.56 cm

    Correct Answer
    A. 2.54 cm
    Explanation
    One inch is equivalent to 2.54 cm. This conversion is derived from the International System of Units (SI) where 1 inch is defined as exactly 2.54 centimeters. Therefore, the correct answer is 2.54 cm.

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  • 2. 

    Where is the player supposed to place the striker for each strike? 

    • A.

      Above the baseline

    • B.

      Within the baseline

    • C.

      Under the baseline

    • D.

      Between the baseline

    Correct Answer
    B. Within the baseline
    Explanation
    The player is supposed to place the striker within the baseline for each strike. Placing the striker within the baseline ensures that the strike is legal and does not result in a foul. It also allows the player to have better control over the striker and aim for the desired target. Placing the striker above, under, or between the baseline would violate the rules of the game and may result in penalties or loss of points.

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  • 3. 

    How many attempts is a player allowed to break for the first turn?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    A player is allowed to break for the first turn for a maximum of 3 attempts.

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  • 4. 

    How many people can play the game?

    • A.

      One or three people

    • B.

      Two or four people at once

    • C.

      Three people

    • D.

      One or more

    Correct Answer
    B. Two or four people at once
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Two or four people at once" because the question is asking about the number of people who can play the game simultaneously. The answer options "One or three people," "Three people," and "One or more" do not specify the exact number of players who can participate at the same time. Therefore, the only option that provides a clear and specific answer is "Two or four people at once."

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  • 5. 

    What is placing the striker partially within the baseline and partially within the circle called?

    • A.

      Breaking the moon

    • B.

      Circling the moon

    • C.

      Laying the moon

    • D.

      Cutting the moon

    Correct Answer
    D. Cutting the moon
  • 6. 

    Where must the striker within the baseline touch?

    • A.

      Both the front and the rear line

    • B.

      The middle line

    • C.

      The front line

    • D.

      The rear line

    Correct Answer
    A. Both the front and the rear line
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the striker must touch both the front and the rear line within the baseline. This means that when the striker is within the baseline, they must make contact with both the front line and the rear line in order to complete the required action. This ensures that the striker is properly positioned and follows the rules of the game.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following is true?

    • A.

      In striking, the player's hands are allowed to cross the baseline.

    • B.

      In striking, the player's hand or arm must not cross the diagonal foul lines at either end of the baseline.

    • C.

      In striking, the player must not place the disks within the front line.

    • D.

      The player should make attempts at crossing the diagonal line.

    Correct Answer
    B. In striking, the player's hand or arm must not cross the diagonal foul lines at either end of the baseline.
  • 8. 

    Where is the Queen placed at the start of the game?

    • A.

      The middle line

    • B.

      The front line

    • C.

      The rear line

    • D.

      The centre of the board

    Correct Answer
    D. The centre of the board
    Explanation
    At the start of the game, the Queen is placed in the centre of the board. This is because the Queen is considered to be one of the most powerful pieces on the chessboard and placing her in the centre allows for greater flexibility and control over the game. Additionally, being in the centre provides the Queen with the ability to influence different areas of the board and potentially participate in various strategic maneuvers.

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  • 9. 

    How many pieces are put around the Queen in a circle?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. 6
    Explanation
    In a circle, there are typically six pieces that surround the Queen. This is because a circle is divided into 360 degrees, and each piece occupies 60 degrees. Since there are six pieces, they evenly distribute around the Queen, forming a complete circle.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following is true?

    • A.

      If the Queen is pocketed but not covered, the Queen is returned to the board.

    • B.

      It doesn't matter if the Queen is pocketed or not.

    • C.

      The Queen cannot be covered when pocketed.

    • D.

      The Queen can only be covered when there is a foul.

    Correct Answer
    A. If the Queen is pocketed but not covered, the Queen is returned to the board.
    Explanation
    If the Queen is pocketed but not covered, it means that if the Queen is successfully pocketed by a player but is not subsequently covered by another piece, it will be returned to the board. This suggests that in the game being referred to, there is a rule that requires the Queen to be covered after being pocketed in order to keep it out of play.

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