Are You A Fish? Take This Quiz!
I found this quiz in one of the monthly magazines I subscribe to and thought it would be fun to post it here and see how others do on it. I will post all the questions with the multiple choice answers and after someone posts their answers I will post their score and ranking. There are 20 questions total. The rankings are as follows:
Less than 7 correct- Minnow
14-17- Barracuda (My score was 16)
1.) Which of the following terms is NOT used in relation to a straight draw?
B. Belly buster
D. All involve a straight
2.) Investing so much in a single hand that it makes folding unsound is often called:
B. Chip logged
C. Junk commited
D. None of the above
3.) A ______ is a hand consisting of five face cards.
C. Full Mitt
4.) In hold 'em, a K-9 as your first two cards is also called a
A. High Niner
C. Rich rag
D. Henry the Ninth
5.) Bridge order rules may come into play when determining who starts the deal for the first hand at a new table. What's the proper order?
Variations on a Theme
6.) In the most common form of the poker game
Baseball, when a player is dealt a three, face up, they must:
A. Take an extra card
B. Match the pot
C. Switch a card with another player
D. Expose one down card
7.) Which of the following games is a variation of Stud poker?
B. Spit on the Ocean
C. Wild Widow
D. Toad in the Hole
8.) Rembrandt is a form of draw poker in which ______ are wild.
A. Twos and Nines
B. Red Aces
C. Face cards
D. A & B
9.) T or F? In a half-and-half tournament, two forms of poker are played, usually for half an hour each.
10.) If a player scoops in a 6/12 Omaha/8 with a half-kill, the winner must put a ______ in the next pot.
A. $3 blind
B. $6 blind
C. $9 blind
D. $18 blind
Basic Poker Math and Strategy
11.) In 7-card Stud, its often advised to check medium-strength hands on the river against an opponent with weak exposed cards because:
A. Weak looking cards tend to suggest an opponent holding a straight or flush.
B. You want to give an opponent a chance to bluff and lose more money.
C. Both A & B
D. None of the Above
12.) T or F? A typically conservative player should continue to play tight or even tighter when playing against loose opponents.
13.) If you hold a single Ace in a 6 player game of hold 'em, what is the approximate probablility (percent) that none of your five opponents holds an ace as well?
14.) If you have pocket Aces in hold 'em and don't improve your hand, what are the odds
against a player holding 7-5os beating you because they flopped a straight?
E. Over 1000/1
15.) Playing small pairs (fours or lower) from early positions in Limit Hold 'em is typically ______.
A. Never Profitable
B. Seldom Profitable
C. Moderately profitable if the player raises aggresively
D. Very Profitable
16.) A small bet made to encourage an opponent to raise is called
B. Li'l Chip
17.) A string bet is prohibited primarily because
A. It could be used to gauge opponents' reactions
B. It leads to spilled chips
C. It requires several players working together
D. A string bet is NOT prohibited
18.) Another less common term given to bluffing is
19.) If a player draws no new cards to an unmade
hand in order to represent a strong hand, the move is called a:
A. Pat and Bluff
B. Shake Bluff
C. No hand skate
D. No hand shake
20.) T or F? Sometimes making a bet that is excessively large can induce an opponent to call rather than to fold.
Alright, there it is...and dammit, I better get some takers for this thing. I typed this whole damn thing out on a mobile device sitting in a boring ass CPR certification class. My thumbs are now bleeding, lol. Post your answers and don't cheat by using Google or the magazine if you have it, it takes the fun out of it.