It's all in the game

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 10 July, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 10 July, 2005, 12:00am

1 In a standard pack of playing cards, which is the only king without a moustache?

2 On a regular dartboard, what number is between 19 and 16?

3 In which game might you encounter doubling, beavers and the Jacoby rule?

4 In bingo, by what name is number 88 often known?

5 How many red balls are on the table at the start of a game of snooker?

6 In poker, which two hands beat a full house?

7 Which additional murder weapon was included in the 50th anniversary edition of Cluedo?

8 How many points would the word 'quiz' score in Scrabble, assuming it does not cross

any bonus squares?

9 Which playing piece was added to Monopoly after an online vote in 1999: a) a piggy bank b) a biplane c) a money bag?

10 In chess, what is the minimum number of moves in which a player can checkmate an opponent?

Solution: 1 King of hearts 2 Seven 3 Backgammon 4 Two fat ladies 5 Fifteen 6 Four of a kind and a straight flush 7 Poison 8 Twenty-two 9 c) a money bag 10 Two.