Mahjong Quiz

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Welcome to the Ultimate Mahjong Quiz!

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Dive into our Free Online Mahjong Quiz and unlock the secrets to becoming a Mahjong pro. This interactive quiz is perfect for players of all levels—from beginners looking to learn the basics to seasoned veterans seeking to enhance their strategies.

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Disclaimer: The hard questions in the Mahjong Quiz are challenging. To finish the game and reaching the master level typically requires a significant amount of grit, determination and perseverance. I you want to learn more about mahjong check out our article about Mahjong as a passion.

Question 1:

How many tiles are there in a standard Mahjong set?

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The number of tiles in a standard Mahjong set is a multiple of 36.
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144 - A standard Mahjong set consists of 144 tiles, including suited tiles, honor tiles, and bonus tiles.

Question 2:

Which of the following is not a type of tile in Mahjong?

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Focus on the traditional types of tiles used in Mahjong.
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Heart - 'Bamboo', 'Dragon', and 'Flower' are all types of tiles in Mahjong, but 'Heart' is not.

Question 3:

What is the objective of Mahjong?

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The objective involves creating a specific hand with tiles.
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To form a winning hand by drawing and discarding tiles - Players aim to form a complete hand using a combination of sets and pairs by drawing and discarding tiles.

Question 4:

In Mahjong, what is a 'Pung'?

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A 'Pung' involves three of the same tiles.
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A set of three identical tiles - A 'Pung' consists of three identical tiles, and it is a key element in forming winning hands in Mahjong.

Question 5:

What is the name of the piece used to determine the prevailing wind in Mahjong?

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Focus on the elements that represent different winds in Mahjong.
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Wind tile - The 'Wind tile' is used to indicate the prevailing wind, which is an important aspect of gameplay in Mahjong.

Question 6:

In Mahjong, what is a 'Kong'?

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A 'Kong' consists of a specific number of identical tiles.
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A set of four identical tiles - A 'Kong' in Mahjong is a set of four identical tiles, which can be either Pong or exposed tiles.

Question 7:

What is the name of the pair of tiles in Mahjong that are not part of any set?

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These tiles are associated with mythical creatures.
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Dragon tiles - The Dragon tiles in Mahjong consist of three different sets: Red Dragon, Green Dragon, and White Dragon.

Question 8:

What is the minimum number of points required to win a hand in Mahjong?

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The minimum points required to win a hand are relatively low.
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8 points - A winning hand in Mahjong must have a minimum of 8 points, which can be achieved through various combinations of sets and pairs.

Question 9:

What does the term 'Riichi' refer to in the game of Mahjong?

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This term indicates that a player is close to winning.
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Ready hand - When a player declares 'Riichi' in Mahjong, it means they have a ready hand and are one tile away from winning, after which they cannot change their hand.

Question 10:

Which of the following is not a valid set in Mahjong?

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Identify the set that does not belong with the others.
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Kong - In Mahjong, a valid set can be a Chow (sequence of three tiles in the same suit), a Pong (set of three identical tiles), or a Pair (two identical tiles). However, a Kong is a set of four identical tiles and is not considered a valid set.

Question 11:

What is the name of the piece used to indicate the prevailing wind in a game of Mahjong?

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This piece is used to indicate the current prevailing wind in the game.
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Prevailing Wind Indicator - The Prevailing Wind Indicator is a piece used to indicate the current prevailing wind in Mahjong, which can affect scoring and gameplay.

Question 12:

In Mahjong, what is the term for a concealed hand that is won by drawing the winning tile from the wall?

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This term refers to a concealed hand won by drawing the winning tile from the wall.
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Tsumo - Tsumo is a winning hand in Mahjong where the winning tile is drawn from the wall, and it is concealed from the other players.

Question 13:

What is the term for a set of three identical tiles in Mahjong?

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This term refers to a set of three identical tiles in the game.
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Pung - A Pung is a set of three identical tiles in Mahjong, and it is used to form sets and sequences in the game.

Question 14:

What does the term 'Dora' refer to in the game of Mahjong?

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This term refers to a tile that can increase the value of sets or hands when drawn.
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Bonus tile - 'Dora' is a bonus tile in Mahjong that increases the value of certain sets or hands when drawn.

Question 15:

In Mahjong, what is the term for a set of three consecutive number tiles in the same suit?

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This term refers to a set of three consecutive number tiles in the same suit.
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Chow - A Chow is a set of three consecutive number tiles in the same suit, used to form sequences in Mahjong.