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Unraveling the Mysteries


Answer each question about the bidding sequences shown.

1.
West
1 D
2 NT
North
Pass
Pass
East
2 C
4 NT
South
Pass

Is 2 NT forcing? _____

Is 4 NT Blackwood? _____

2.
West
1 S
4 C
North
Pass
Pass
East
3 D
4 NT
South
Pass

Is 4 C Gerber? _____

Is 4 NT Blackwood? _____

3.
West
1 H
3 S
4 NT
North
Pass
Pass
East
3 H
3 NT
South
Pass
Pass

Does 3 S show a suit? _____

Is 4 NT Blackwood? _____

4.
West
1 NT
2 S
4 D
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
2 C
3 D
4 NT
South
Pass
Pass

Is 3 D forcing? _____

Is 4 NT Blackwood? _____

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West
1 C
2 NT
North
Pass
Pass
East
1 D
4 C
South
Pass

Is 2 NT forcing? _____

Is 4 C Gerber? _____

6.
West
1 D
4 C
North
Pass
Pass
East
3 NT
4 NT
South
Pass

Is 4 C Gerber? _____

Is 4 NT Blackwood? _____

7.
West
2 C
3 NT
4 S
North
Pass
Pass
East
2 D
4 C
South
Pass
Pass

Is 4 C Gerber? _____

Does 4 S show a suit? _____

8.
West
1 S
3 S
4 NT
North
Pass
Pass
East
2 NT
3 NT
South
Pass
Pass

Are spades agreed? _____

Is 4 NT Blackwood? _____

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West

4 C
North
2 H
East
2 NT
South
Pass

Is 2 NT natural? _____

Is 4 C Gerber? _____

10.
West

4 C
North
1 S
East
2 NT
South
Pass

Is 2 NT natural? _____

Is 4 C Gerber? _____

11.
West
1 NT
2 D
4 NT
North
Pass
Pass
East
2 C
4 C
South
Pass
Pass

Is 4 C Gerber? _____

Is 4 NT Blackwood? _____

12.
West
1 H
3 D
4 C
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
2 NT
3 H
4 NT
South
Pass
Pass

Is 4 C Gerber? _____

Is 4 NT Blackwood? _____

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Answers

1.Yes
No

2.No
Yes

3.No
Yes

4.Yes
No

5.No
Yes

6.No
No

7.No
Yes

8.No
No

9.Yes
Yes

10.No
No

11.Yes
No

12.No
Yes

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