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Hearts

Read the story and answer the questions to test your comprehension.

In Hearts, also called Black Maria, the object is to have the lowest points possible. Certain cards carry a high point value, like the Queen of Spades. The best way to win at Hearts is to pass your bad cards off if you get them. Be careful, giving your buddies the Queen of Spades won't make you any friends.

  1. 1. The Queen of what is really bad in Hearts?
    1. a. Spades
    2. b. Hearts
    3. c. Diamonds
  2. 2. Do you need low or high points to win at Hearts?
    1. a. Doesn't matter
    2. b. High
    3. c. Low
  3. 3. What is another name for Hearts?
    1. a. Studs
    2. b. Diamonds
    3. c. Black Maria