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1. A player has potted a red, and on the next shot plays for a red, and pots it too. What is the outcome?
2. A player attempts to pot a red which is next to the pink. The white ball strikes both at the same time and the red is potted. What is the outcome?
3. A player pots a red and then the white continues rolling on into another red, and knocks it into a pocket too. What is the outcome?
4. In the action of playing a shot, a player accidently hits the light fixture above the table with his cue, and the light falls on the table scattering the balls (it is a faulty installation). What is the outcome?
5. With only the last 7 colours remaining, player A has fouled and left player B snookered on the yellow. So he nominates the blue as a free ball. After potting the blue, the white rolls into the yellow and knocks it in too. What is the outcome?
6. What is the highest number of points that can theoretically be scored in a single shot?
7. Just the final black ball remains to be potted (worth 7 points), and Player A who is 4 points ahead attempts it. However, his aim is off and he misses hitting the black completely - a 7 points foul. What would be expected to happen next?
8. At the start of a game, Player A attempts to strike the edge of the pack of reds, and misses them all completely, awarding 4 points to Player B. What would be the most likely next play?
9. A player attempts to pot a red into the corner, but strikes it quite hard, and it jumps out of the jaws of the pocket, runs along the wooden edge of the table and drops into the middle pocket. What is the outcome?
10. What is the highest possible break in snooker? That is, the score for one sequence of successful pots to clear the table in one visit?
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