Craps Game Quiz 1: Basics

by Gayle Mitchell

This Craps Game Quiz will test your basic knowledge of numbers, strategies plus Craps Jargon for this exciting casino game.
This quiz was created to teach basic terms and lingo as presented by gaming pros. Gambling Teachers also provides an advanced Craps Game Quiz that follows.
Let's enter the World of Craps.

1) What are Point Numbers in Craps?
A. 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 & 10
B. 2, 3, 4, 8, 9 & 10
C. 6, 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12

2) What is the total number of combinations that a pair of dice can be rolled?
A. 38 combinations.
B. 36 combinations.
C. 34 combinations.

3) When a player first rolls the dice, it is called?
A. First Bet.
B. Come-Out.
C. #1 Roll.

4) When can you make an Odds Bet?
A. After the Come-Out roll.
B. After a Point is established.
C. After the Pass Bet.

5) Which of these wagering payouts for Odds Bets is correct in the game of Craps?
A.  6 and 8.   Pays \$7 for every \$5 wagered.
B.  5 and 9.   Pays \$5 for every \$2 wagered.
C.  4 and 10.  Pays \$2 for every \$1 wagered.

Craps Game Quiz Questions 6 – 10
6) Which of these statements is incorrect in Craps?
A. The Place Bet on a 6 or 8 has a casino advantage of 1.5%.
B.  6 or 8 Place Bet is the same as the Big 6 or 8.
C.  Big 6 or 8 wager is even money and casino edge is 9%.

7) What does the term Wrong Bettor mean in Craps?
A.  Player who bets The Horn.
B.  Player who bets Don’t Pass/Don’t Come.
C.  Player who bets the Big 6 and 8.

8) What does the term Hook mean in Craps?
A.  Imaginary line that separates players 3 and 4.
B.  Device used by the Stickman.
C.  The combination of 3 and 4 on a dice equaling 7.

9) What does the term Barefoot Bet mean in Craps?
A.  This is a Pass Line Bet only.
B.  This is a Come, Pass Line or Don’t Pass Bet without any odds.
C.  This is a Don’t Come or Don’t Come Bet only.

10) What does the term Big Red mean in Craps?
A.  Refers to the Big 6 and 8 on the table layout.
B.  Refers to the pair of dice.
C.  The dice are showing a seven combination.

1) A. Point Numbers are 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 & 10 and these points, must be repeated before a 7 is rolled.

2) B
. There are 36 combinations a pair of dice can be rolled.  The 7 can be rolled in six combos; that’s the highest combination probability.  The 6 and 8 can be rolled five combos, the 5 and 9 can be rolled four combos, and the 4 and 10 can be rolled three combos each. 2, 3, 11 and 12 make up the balance of the combos.

3) B.
When a player first rolls the dice, this is called a Come-Out,

4) B
. This odds bet is made only after a shooter has established a point.

5) C
. 4 and 10 - 2 to 1 odds.  Pays \$2 for every \$1 wagered. These are the correct payouts for A. and B. 6 and 8 - 6 to 5 odds. Pays \$6 for every \$5 wagered.
5 and 9 - 3 to 2 odds.   Pays \$3 for every \$2 wagered.

Answers to Craps Game Quiz 6 – 10

6) B. Do not confuse the place bet with the Big 6 or 8 that is prominent on the layout. This wager is even money and has a casino advantage of 9%.

7) B.
The Don’t Pass/Don’t Come bets are easily recognized on the table layout.  These are called wrong bets, but they still keep you in that low 1% casino advantage range.

8) A.
Hook: imaginary line that separates players 3 and 4 or on larger tables, players 4 and 5. It dictates where the dealer will place the players’ Come, Don’t Come, Place, Buy or Lay Bets and helps to eliminate misunderstandings.

9) B
. Barefoot Bet: This is a Come, Pass Line or Don’t Pass bet without any odds.

10) C.
Big Red: The dice are showing a seven combination and perhaps a pocketful of cash for you!

Craps Game Quiz is followed by Craps Quiz 2
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Don’t Pass/Don’t Come are excellent bets at a cold craps table.