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May 2006 Quiz Answers and Discussion

The winner was Samantha Hickey, who got all six correct.

 

1.  Partner opens 1S.  What do you bid? 

  K J 10       8 7 6         10 9 3       A 9 3 2

Answer – 2S – You have 8 points and 3 S

2.   Partner opens 1 S.  What do you bid?

  K Q 10 5     ♥   Q 9 8        5 2        A 10 8 3

Answer –3S –You have 11 points and 4 S 

 3. Partner opens 1D.  What do you bid?

  K9 5      A 7 6    6 2     K J 9 8 4

Answer –2C or 2NT are acceptable – You have 11 points and no 4 card major, with a 5 card club suit. 

 4. Partner opens 1D.  What do you bid?

  Q 8 7 6     Q 10 8 6    9 6 3        Q 4

Answer – 1H – You have 6 points and 4 H.  Always say H with 2  - 4 card majors

 5.  Partner opens 1H.  What do you bid?

  A Q 9 6       J 3      10 6 4 2      A 9 6

Answer – 1S – You have 11 points  and 4 S, and only 2 H

 6.  Partner opens 1C.  What do you bid?

  A 10 9     ♥    J 5 3         A 8 6 2       Q 7 4

Answer – 1D or 2NT are acceptable – no 4 card major with 11 points.