### Lesson 24 : QUIZ

1. For which type of contracts can the Losing Trick Count (LTC) valuation be used ?

2. Can the LTC valuation be used for No Trump Contracts ?

3. How are short suits being valuated in the LTC method ?

4. How many losers are counted in the following 2 card and 3 card suit holdings ?
 A K A Q A J A 10 K Q K Q 6 K J 5 Q J Q J 8 Q 10 7 Q 9 5 J 10 4

5. Calculate the Losing Trick Counts for all trump contract lesson deals in this course, Lessons 5 to 24.

6. What would be the percentage of missed Game or Slam contracts if you had only relied on the LTCs in the answers to the previous question ?

7. On what assumptions are the Trick value shortage points (TSP) based ?

8. What are the Trick value shortage point for a singleton and a void when you have 9 trumps or more in the combined hands ?

9. Can you find any lesson deals (5 to 92) where the TSP count would have overvalued the contract if it had been used ?

10. Name 3 elements which cue bidding cue bidding and long suit trial bids have in common ?

11. How can you tell whether Partner makes a cue bid or a long suit trial bid ?

12. What is the main difference between a cue bid and a long suit trial bid ?

13. What type of bid does the long suit trial bid replace ?

14. What are the likely point ranges of the two players in view of their bidding ?

1H (Opener)   -   2H (Responder) - 2S (Opener) -

15. What are the likely point ranges of the two players in view of their bidding ?

1D (Opener)   -   1S (Responder)   -   2S (Opener)   -   3C (Responder)

16. The bidding went :   1H (N) 2H (S) - 3C (N) - You ?
You are South. What is you action with the following hands ?

1. S - 8 4     H - K 9 6 5     C - K Q 7 4     D - 7 5 3

2. S - A 8 3     H - Q 10 2     C - K 6 4 2     D - 10 9 5 4

3. S - Q 8 3     H - Q 10 2     C - K 6 4 2     D - 10 9 5 4

4. S - A 9 7 6     H - Q 10 4     C - 7     D - 10 8 5 3 2

5. S - K 5 3     H - Q 10 4     C - 8 4 2     D - A 7 4 2