# Negative Doubles Quiz by Barbara Seagram

Posted 2012-09-06

This quiz is a continuation of Barbara Seagram’s article on Negative Doubles

Question 1:

W
Partner
N
Opponent
E
You
S
Opponent
1
1
?

You are sitting East and the auction has proceeded 1 by partner, 1 by RHO. What will you bid with the following hands?

 a. ♠ 87♥ AQ94♦ 752♣ K753 b. ♠ A8♥ 10763♦ K76♣ Q874 c. ♠ AQ10873♥ 84♦ 8♣ 9852 d. ♠ 92♥ AQJ53♦ KQ♣ 10862 e. ♠ AJ10♥ Q73♦ 965♣ Q842 f. ♠ 76♥ K542♦ 983♣ QJ64

1. Double
2. Double
3. Pass & hope that partner can re-open the bidding with a double
4. 2
5. 1 NT
6. Double

Question 2:

W
Partner
N
Opponent
E
You
S
Opponent
1
1
?

You are sitting East and the auction has proceeded 1 by partner, 1 by RHO. What will you bid with the following hands?

 a. ♠ AQ62♥ 954♦ Q532♣ 54 b. ♠ A763♥ 108♦ 32♣ KQ764 c. ♠ KJ654♥ K98♦ 3♣ K872

1. Double
2. Double (If partner now bids 2, you now bid 3)
3. 1 (Just bid naturally with a 5 card major)

Question 3:

You are using negative doubles. What should you bid after the bidding has gone:

W
Partner
N
Opponent
E
You
S
Opponent
1
1
?

 a. ♠ 87♥ KJ74♦ A83♣ AJ98 b. ♠ AJ10♥ Q5♦ K72♣ KJ743 c. ♠ 4♥ AJ6♦ 943♣ AQJ932 d. ♠ A7♥ KQJ6♦ 93♣ AQ743 e. ♠ 9♥ AQJ7♦ KQ7♣ AQ752 f. ♠ AQJ10♥ 93♦ KQ8♣ AQJ4

1. 2
2. 1NT
3. 2
4. 3
5. 4
6. Pass (You will get lots of points for defeating them in 1 )