Poker quiz

General Knowledge

1. The percentage the house takes during a poker game is called:
A. The Make
B. The Take
C. The Rake
D. The Cake

2. The term “rags” means:
A. A pair
B. A type of chip
C. Useless cards
D. Suited cards

3. The first three cards to come out in Hold’em are collectively known as:
A. The flop
B. The set
C. The draw
D. The river

4. An inside straight draw is also known as:
A. A gutshot straight draw
B. A belly buster straight draw
C. Neither
D. Both A & B

5. A “Doyle Brunson” is a Hold’em starting hand that consists of:
B. T2
C. Q10
D. 99

Money Management & Discipline

6. A limit poker player should bring a bankroll that’s approximately:
A. 50 times the big bet
B. 100 times the big bet
C. 300 times the big bet.

7. You should choose your table limit according to your:
A. Finances
B. Ability
C. Aversion to risk
D. All of the above

8. “Most amateur players don’t play enough hands.” True or False?
A. True
B. False

9. If you lose a substantial amount of money at a certain table limit you should: A. Step down a level
B. Remain at the current level but bet less
C. Step up a level

10. After suffering a bad beat you should probably:
A. Play more aggressively
B. Take a short break
C. Play passively
D. None of the above

Basic Poker Math and Strategy

11. What are the odds of being dealt a pocket pair in No Limit Texas Hold’em?
A. 1.3%

B. 5.9%
C. 7.3%
D. 12.9%

12. If you’re holding a K 10 in Limit Hold’em, what are the approximate odds of making a pair?
A. 6 %
B. 13%
C. 22%
D. 32%

13. In Kansas City Lowball, the best possible hand is:
A. A2345 unsuited
B.23457 suited
C. A2345 suited
D.23457 unsuited

14. Calculating the pot odds where you take into account making future bets is called:
A. General odds
B. Pot Plus odds
C. Implied odds
D. None of the above

13. The worst possible starting hand in Hold’em is:
B. 93
C. J2
D. None of these


16. A player who is “tight-aggressive” prefers to:
A. Bet strong hands
B. Call weak hands
C. Both
D. Neither

17. A player glances at their chips following the flop. This tell often means:
A. They’re going to fold
B. They’re going to bluff
C. They’ve made a strong hand
D. They’re on a draw

18. Aggressively betting an unmade hand that has the potential to become a strong hand is commonly called a:
A. Bluff
B. Semi-bluff
C. Active Bluff
D. Drawing bluff

19. A player who suddenly starts raising pre-flop but folds on the flop if someone bets is often:
A. A scared bettor
B. A weak bluffer
C. Playing low pairs
D. On tilt

20. Making your opponents think you have a weaker hand than you do is called:
A. Reverse bluffing
B. Slow drawing
C. Sandbagging
D. All of the above

1-C 2-C 3-A 4-D 5-B 6-C 7-D 8-B 9-A 10-B 11-B 12-D 13-D 14-C 15-A 16-A 17-C 18-B 19-D 20-C

How well did you do? Add of the total number of questions you answered correctly to find out your score.

18-20 Shark
14-17 Barracuda
10-13 Bluefish
7-9 Flounder
Less than 7 Minnow