### Lesson 25 : qUIZ answers

Quiz - Lesson 25 - Links page

1. What are your reply priorities after Partner's 4th suit forcing bid, when he earlier has shown a major suit ?
1. Show delayed 3-card support for Responder's (likely) 5-card suit.

2. Bid NT with at least one stopper in the 4th suit

3. Raise the 4th suit.
a - If Opener could genuinely hold the 4th suit, his raise shows a 4 card holding in the 4th suit.
b - If Openere earlier denied holding the 4th suit, he is showing a strong hand (16+ points) but with no stopper in the 4th suit.

4. Failing any of the above, he rebids his own 5-card suit

2. What are your reply priorities after Partner's 4th suit forcing bid, when he earlier has shown a minor suit ?
If Responders long suit is a minor suit Opener's priorities 1 and 2 (above) are reversed.

3. Your Partner opened and the bidding so far is :   1♦ - 1♥ (you) - 2♣ - you ?
What is your next action holding the following hands ?

1. ♠ - 9 6 4 2       ♥ - A K 10 3       ♣ - J 7 6       ♦ - K 8     = >   2♠

2. ♠ - K Q 5       ♥ - K 10 9 5 3       ♣ - J 6 2       ♦ - Q 8     = >   2 NT

3. ♠ - 8 4       ♥ - A K 9 6      ♣ - K 9 2       ♦ - K Q 6 3     = >   2♠

4. ♠ - 10 8       ♥ - A Q J 7 5 4       ♣ - 9 7 4       ♦ - 8 5     = >   3♥

5. ♠ - 10 8       ♥ - A Q 10 7 5 4       ♣ - A 7 4       ♦ - A 8     = >   2♠ (too strong for 3♥)

4. The bidding went :   1♦ - 1♥ - 2♣ - 2♠
What is the Opener's next bid with the following hands ?

1. ♠ - 8       ♥ - 10 9 5       ♣ - A Q J 6       ♦ - K Q J 9 4     = >   3♥

2. ♠ - Q J 4       ♥ - 5       ♣ - A J 6 3       ♦ - K Q 6 4 3     = >   2NT

3. ♠ - K Q 8       ♥ - 7       ♣ - A K 6 5       ♦ - K Q 10 6 4     = >   3NT

4. ♠ - 9 4       ♥ - 7 6       ♣ - A K J 4       ♦ - K Q 8 4 2     = >   3♦

5. ♠ - 9 6       ♥ - J 5       ♣ - A K Q 6       ♦ - A K 10 8 2     = >   3♠ (too strong for a weak 3♦)

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