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Backgammon Quiz: Questions 1-5
1) What does the backgammon game term Air Ball mean?
A. Rolling the dice outside the board, thus forfeiting the roll.
B. Rolling a two and a three. Michael "Air" Jordan's jersey number was
C. A roll that gives no advantage.
2) What do backgammon players' mean by Crunch?
A. Holding six points in a row so that an opponent is stuck behind it.
B. Player's position whereby a prime must be broken up as the only play.
C. Leaving a blot when hitting an opponent's blot.
3) What is a Dilly Builder in backgammon games?
A. Counter that is permitted to land deep into a player's home board
B. A double made when having an obvious pip count disadvantage.
C. A prime located in your opponent's home board.
4) What does the backgammon term Fly Shot refer to?
A. Checker that can be hit with a roll of seven or more.
B. Rolling a 6 to successfully jump over 5 occupied points.
C. A shot made by hitting a blot with a blot.
5) When backgammon players talk PRAT, what do they mean?
A. Refers to Possession, Roll and Timing where doubling decisions are
B. Refers to Points, Rails, and Tempo where doubling decisions are made.
C. Refers to Position, Race and Threats where doubling decisions are
Questions 6 – 10
6) What action refers to Strip a Point with backgammon games?
A. Creating a blot from an established point.
B. Taking all but two checkers from a point.
C. Clearing a point as a result of bearing off.
7) What do these backgammon terms of Beaver/Binache mean?
A. Strategy of establishing primes in the opponent's home board.
B. Any point with 6 or more checkers on it.
C. One player doubles, and his opponent immediately redoubles.
8) When backgammon players refer to Comeback Shot, they mean?
A. Dice roll that allows a checker on the bar to hit a blot.
B. Hitting a blot in the opponent's home board.
C. Hitting a blot exposed by bearing off.
9) During backgammon games, what is a Mixed Roll?
A. Dice roll which exposes two or more blots.
B. A dice roll that displays 2 different numbers, example is 3-4.
C. Dice roll in which only one of the numbers can be used.
10) What does the backgammon term, Acey-deucey refer to?
A. Dice roll of 1-2.
B. When determining who goes first, the rolls are tied.
C. The first doubling of the match.
. Did you hit all your blots?
Air Ball: a roll that gives no advantage.
Crunch: player’s position whereby a prime must be broken up as the only
Builder: counter that is permitted to land deep into a player’s home
Shot: checker that can be hit with a roll of seven or more.
PRAT: refers to Position, Race and Threats where doubling
decisions are made.
Answers 6 - 10
Strip a Point: taking all but two checkers from a point.
one player doubles, and his opponent immediately redoubles.
Comeback Shot: a dice roll that allows a checker on the bar to hit a
Roll: a dice roll that displays 2 different numbers, example is 3-4.
Acey-deucey: a dice roll of 1-2.
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