Basic Poker Strategy Quiz Welcome to your Basic Poker Strategy Quiz. This quiz is based on the Basic Poker Strategy Course, and its purpose is to test your understanding of the basic 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! Starting Hands You are on the big blind with 6♠6♥. A player raises from early position and gets called by two players, one from middle position and the button. The action is on you, what should you do? Call, you are getting great pot odds to try to hit a set Re-raise, only the first player has showed strength, try to pick up a big pot with a bluff Fold, playing small pairs out of position is hardHintPosition You are in middle position and everyone before you has folded. With which of these hands (you can choose multiple answers) would you open-raise with? KTo QJs JJ 77 A8oHintTight-Aggressive Style You raise from middle position with A♦T♦ and get called by the small blind. The flop is Q♦8♦4♣, so you have the nut flush draw. Your opponent checks, what should you do? Check, you have a free card to try to hit one of your outs Bet, thisis a goot spot for a semi-bluffHintPreflop Strategy You are on the cut-off with A♠T♣. A tight-aggressive player raises from early position to 3bb. The other players before you fold, what should you do? Fold, an early position raise probably means a very strong hand Call, you have position on your opponent so you do not mind seeing a flop Raise, you better play your hand aggressively to try to force your opponent to foldHintPlaying the Flop You raise preflop from middle position with K♦Q♠ and get called by the button and big blind. The flop is K♥Q♥3♦, so you make two-pair! What should you do? Check, you have a big hand and do not want to betray your strength Bet half pot, you want to value bet but not scare off your opponents Bet three-quarters-full pot, you want to make a big value bet and make drawing hands pay to continueHintContinuation Bet You raise from the cut-off with T♣9♣, and get called by the big blind, a player you have no knowledge about. The flop is K♦7♥4♣, and your opponent checks. What do you do? Bet full pot, put a maximum pressure on your opponent Bet half to two-thirds of the pot, if yoour opponent has missed the flop he will fold Check, you get a free card to catch a pair on the turnHintCounting Outs You hold J♦T♣ and the flop is K♥Q♠5♦, so you have an open-ended straight draw. You are facing an all-in bet. What is a good approximation (using the rule of 4 and 2) of the probability of making a straight by the river? 32% 24% 16%Hint Your Name Your Email Subscribe me to your newsletter! Time is Up!