Advanced Poker Strategy Quiz

Welcome to your Advanced Poker Strategy Quiz. This quiz is based on the Advanced Poker Strategy Course, and its purpose is to test your understanding of the advanced poker principles with simple examples inspired by the tutorials of the course.

On top of each question is a link to the corresponding tutorial in case you want to review the theory before answering the question.

So, let's get started!

Hand Ranges

The above is an open range of about 38% hands. Would you say it is a good open range from:

Limping in Poker


You are on the button in a weak, passive table. In front of you, four players have already limped in.
With which of these hands would you consider limping instead of raising or folding?

Limping in Poker


You are in middle position in a weak, passive table. In front of you, two players have already limped in.
With which of these hands would you consider limping instead of raising or folding?

Fold Equity


You open-raise from middle position with 10♥9♥ and get called by the big blind. The flop comes A♣5♠4♠, and your opponent checks.
What should you do?

Fold Equity


You open-raise from middle position with K♥J♥ and get called by the big blind. The flop comes A♣8♠7♠, and you both check. The turn is the 3♥, a blank, and your opponent checks again.
What should you do?

Expected Value


You are facing a rock-tight opponent. You have K♥3♥ and on the turn, the board is A♥10♥8♣4♠.

There are 100$ in the pot, and your opponent bets his last 50$. You give your opponent credit for top pair or better. What should you do?

Pot Odds


You are facing a rock-tight opponent. On the turn, the board is A♣10♥9♣2♦. The pot is 100$, and you have only 30$ more in your stack. Your opponent goes all-in and you put him on top pair or better.
With which of the following hands would you call?

Pot Commitment


You are on the button with Q♥J♥. A player from middle position open-raises and the cut-off and you both call.

The flop comes A♥7♥6♣, the first player bets half pot, and you both call. The turn brings the 6♠, the first player bets full pot, enough to put you all-in, and the second calls.
There are 110$ in the pot including your opponents' bets and you need 25$ to call. What should you do?

Short Stack Poker


You are in middle position in a 9-player table with a short stack of 10bb and there are no antes. With which of these hands could you profitably shove all-in?

The Gap Concept


You are on the big-blind facing an early position open-raise. With which of these hands would you choose to defend (either call or 3-bet)?

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