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Do you like playing cards? If yes, can you answer all these questions about Card Games? Do you know what the Queen of Spades is called in the card game "Hearts"? What card is needed to start a foundation in "Freecell"? Check out our online quiz to test your knowledge and learn interesting trivia along the way.


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  • 1. 

    When playing three-card poker, what is the highest hand one can have?

    • A.

      Two Pair

    • B.

      A Full House

    • C.

      Three Of A Kind

    • D.

      A Straight Flush

    Correct Answer
    D. A Straight Flush
    Explanation
    A straight flush is the highest hand one can have in three-card poker. This hand consists of three cards of the same suit in consecutive order. It is higher than a three of a kind, a full house, and two pairs. A straight flush is a very rare and strong hand, making it the highest-ranking hand in three-card poker.

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  • 2. 

    In "Clobyosh" also known as "Bela", what is the ranking of the "non-trump" suit?

    • A.

      J-9-A-10-K-Q-8-7

    • B.

      J-K-Q-A-10-9-8-7

    • C.

      K-Q-J-A-10-9-8-7

    • D.

      A-10-K-Q-J-9-8-7

    Correct Answer
    D. A-10-K-Q-J-9-8-7
    Explanation
    The ranking of the "non-trump" suit in "Clobyosh" or "Bela" is A-10-K-Q-J-9-8-7.

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  • 3. 

    In "Mille Bornes", which of these would you top with a repair card to keep placing distance cards?

    • A.

      Accident

    • B.

      Speed Limit

    • C.

      Out Of Gas

    • D.

      Flat Tire

    Correct Answer
    A. Accident
    Explanation
    In the game "Mille Bornes," players aim to accumulate distance cards to move forward. However, if they encounter an accident, their progress is halted. Therefore, to continue placing distance cards, players would need to use a repair card to fix the accident and resume their journey.

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  • 4. 

    In "Freecell", what card is needed to start a foundation?

    • A.

      Joker

    • B.

      Ace

    • C.

      King

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    B. Ace
    Explanation
    In the game of "Freecell," the foundation piles are built up in ascending order, starting with the Ace. Therefore, the correct card needed to start a foundation is the Ace.

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  • 5. 

    What does the term "bust" mean in the game "Blackjack"?

    • A.

      To Bet The Same On Each Hand

    • B.

      First Player To Act On A Hand

    • C.

      To Double Down Less Than 2X Bet

    • D.

      New Card Causes Total To Exceed 21

    Correct Answer
    D. New Card Causes Total To Exceed 21
    Explanation
    In the game of Blackjack, the term "bust" refers to when a player's total card value exceeds 21. This means that if a player receives a new card that causes their total card value to go over 21, they are considered to have "busted" and automatically lose the hand.

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  • 6. 

    In the game of "Bridge", what is the name of the player who is solely entitled to assess a penalty?

    • A.

      Officer

    • B.

      Deputy

    • C.

      Commander

    • D.

      Authorized Opponent

    Correct Answer
    D. Authorized Opponent
    Explanation
    In the game of "Bridge," the player who is solely entitled to assess a penalty is called the "Authorized Opponent." This means that only this player has the authority to impose penalties on other players for any infractions or rule violations that occur during the game. The Authorized Opponent ensures fair play and maintains the integrity of the game by enforcing penalties when necessary.

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  • 7. 

    "Canasta" is named after the Spanish word for what?

    • A.

      Deck

    • B.

      Pair

    • C.

      Basket

    • D.

      Hand

    Correct Answer
    C. Basket
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Basket." Canasta is a card game that originated in Uruguay and Argentina, and the word "Canasta" is derived from the Spanish word for "Basket." This name is fitting because the game involves collecting sets of cards and placing them in a "basket" or pile in front of each player.

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  • 8. 

    What is the Queen of Spades referred to in the card game "Hearts"?

    • A.

      Black Lady Or Black Maria

    • B.

      The First Star Of The Evening

    • C.

      Tricky Lady Or Trickster

    • D.

      The Stumper

    Correct Answer
    A. Black Lady Or Black Maria
    Explanation
    In the card game "Hearts," the Queen of Spades is referred to as the Black Lady or Black Maria. This nickname is given to the Queen of Spades due to its high point value and the potential negative impact it can have on a player's score. The Queen of Spades is often considered a "tricky" card that players want to avoid collecting, as it carries a hefty point penalty.

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  • 9. 

    In "Spades", which term describes the first spade that is played in a hand?

    • A.

      Spading

    • B.

      Opening Trump

    • C.

      Breaking Spades

    • D.

      Playing Trump

    Correct Answer
    C. Breaking Spades
    Explanation
    In the game of Spades, "Breaking Spades" refers to the first time a player plays a spade card during a hand. This term is used because until a spade is played, players are not allowed to play any spades unless they have no other choice. Once a spade is played, it "breaks" the restriction, and all players can then play spades during the hand. "Opening Trump" refers to the first card played from the trump suit, not specifically spades. "Playing Trump" is a general term for playing any card from the trump suit. "Spading" is not a recognized term in the context of the game.

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  • 10. 

    "If trumps are clubs or diamonds, 20 per trick" is a term used in which card game?

    • A.

      Bridge

    • B.

      Poker

    • C.

      War

    • D.

      Go Fish

    Correct Answer
    A. Bridge
    Explanation
    The term "If trumps are clubs or diamonds, 20 per trick" is commonly used in the card game Bridge. In Bridge, trumps are a suit that has been designated as the highest-ranking suit for a particular hand. If clubs or diamonds are chosen as the trumps, each trick (a round of cards played) is worth 20 points. This rule is specific to Bridge and not applicable to other card games like Poker, War, or Go Fish.

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  • 11. 

    Cards not used in any valid combination in "Gin Rummy" are known as what?

    • A.

      Deadwood

    • B.

      Knock

    • C.

      Discard

    • D.

      Draw

    Correct Answer
    A. Deadwood
    Explanation
    In "Gin Rummy," cards that are not used in any valid combination are known as deadwood. Deadwood refers to the remaining cards in a player's hand that are not part of a set or run. These cards are typically counted as points against the player at the end of the game.

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  • 12. 

    The name of the trick-taking game "Doppelkopf" comes from the German word for what? 

    • A.

      Diamond

    • B.

      Double-Head

    • C.

      Two-Hand

    • D.

      Pair

    Correct Answer
    B. Double-Head
    Explanation
    The name of the trick-taking game "Doppelkopf" comes from the German word "Double-Head". This is because "Doppelkopf" is played with a double deck of cards, meaning there are two copies of each card in the deck. The term "Double-Head" refers to this feature of the game, where each card has a duplicate.

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  • 13. 

    Which is not a type of the card game "Solitaire"?

    • A.

      Free Cell

    • B.

      Klondike

    • C.

      Fish

    • D.

      Spider

    Correct Answer
    C. Fish
    Explanation
    Fish is not a type of the card game "Solitaire". The other options, Free Cell, Klondike, and Spider, are all variations of Solitaire that are commonly played. Fish is not a recognized variation of the game.

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  • 14. 

    Which of the following is not a type of "Bridge"?

    • A.

      Flat Bridge

    • B.

      Rubber Bridge

    • C.

      Chicago Bridge

    • D.

      Duplicate Bridge

    Correct Answer
    A. Flat Bridge
    Explanation
    The given options are all types of bridge except for "Flat Bridge". Flat Bridge is not a recognized type of bridge, whereas Rubber Bridge, Chicago Bridge, and Duplicate Bridge are well-known variations of the game.

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  • 15. 

    To be the winning player in a game of "Slapjack", what do you have to do?

    • A.

      Get All Of The Cards

    • B.

      Win The Most Pairs

    • C.

      Collect All Of The Jacks

    • D.

      Get Rid Of All Your Cards First

    Correct Answer
    A. Get All Of The Cards
    Explanation
    To be the winning player in a game of "Slapjack", you have to get all of the cards. This means that you need to collect all the cards from the deck and be the player who has them all in their possession. This is different from winning the most pairs or collecting all of the jacks, as those actions do not necessarily guarantee that you have all the cards. Additionally, getting rid of all your cards first does not necessarily make you the winner, as other players may still have cards in their possession.

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