How Much Do You Know About The Card Game Bridge?

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How Much Do You Know About The Card Game Bridge?

Bridge card game has been the most popular game in the world since 1930 and this game is also termed as trick taking and involves only four players. The deal requires the dealer distribute thirteen cards to every player. How much do you know about the card game bridge? Take the quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What playing card is known as the "Curse of Scotland?"
    • A. 

      ♦9

    • B. 

      ♣A

    • C. 

      ♥6

  • 2. 
    Which of these bridge immortals acquired the most master points in tournament competition?
    • A. 

      Alfred Sheinwold

    • B. 

      Oswald Jacoby

    • C. 

      Charles Goren

    • D. 

      Eli Culbertson

  • 3. 
    What celebrity said:   "Many games provide fun, but bridge grips you. It exercises your mind. Your mind can rust, you know, but bridge prevents the rust from forming."
    • A. 

      Woody Allen

    • B. 

      Katherine Hepburn

    • C. 

      Omar Sharif

    • D. 

      Barbra Streisand

  • 4. 
    This popular TV game show has been used to explain the bridge theory  of "restricted choice." Which show is it?
    • A. 

      The Price Is Right

    • B. 

      Jeopardy

    • C. 

      The Wheel of Fortune

    • D. 

      Let's Make a Deal

    • E. 

      The Gong Show

  • 5. 
    The beer card is a slang term used to describe this playing card, particularly in trick-taking card games, such as bridge. If a player wins the last trick of a hand with this card, his partner must buy him a beer. It is not considered as part of the rules of these games, merely as an informal side-bet between players. Which card is it?
    • A. 

      ♥8

    • B. 

      ♠Q

    • C. 

      ♣J

    • D. 

      ♦7

  • 6. 
    This is a style of playing bridge, normally in friendly play such as rubber bridge, in which the cards are not thoroughly shuffled between consecutive deals. The aim is to create deals where the suits are more unevenly distributed between the players, thus creating "wild" deals in order to make the game more vivid.
    • A. 

      Goulash

    • B. 

      Mishmash

    • C. 

      Corned Beef Hash

    • D. 

      Jambalaya

  • 7. 
    In tournament bridge, it is illegal to open 1NT with a singleton or void in your hand.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which card is known by the nickname "suicide king?"
    • A. 

      ♠K

    • B. 

      ♥K

    • C. 

      ♦K

    • D. 

      ♣K

  • 9. 
    When the king is a singleton offside, play the ace, is very good advice indeed. It is also known as:
    • A. 

      Cheating

    • B. 

      The Rabbi's Rule

    • C. 

      The Crocodile Coup

    • D. 

      The Grosvenor Gambit

  • 10. 
    You arrive at a contract of 6NT.  You need one of two finesses to succeed in order to make your slam. Your odds of making six are approximately:
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

    • E. 

      100%

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