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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? _____ TopMain

5.

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? _____ TopMain

9.

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? _____ TopMain

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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