Texas Holdem Quiz 2: Advanced
by Bill Burton
Test your knowledge with our Texas Holdem Quiz at the How
to Play Poker
Texas Holdem poker has fixed betting limits.
Limit Texas Holdem is a good format for tournaments, the
games are limit games.
This Advanced Holdem Quiz has 10 Questions.
1) Choosing to play a starting hand in Texas Holdem is the
most important decision you will make. The most important factor to
when making the decision is:
two starting cards
you can bluff your opponents.
2) Your starting hand consists
two suited cards. How
often will you make a flush?
C. 5% of the time.
between the money in the pot and the size of a bet you must call is
have 10h 10c
in late position.
An early position player raises and another player
call and the Big Blind does as well. The Flop is Ah – Qc – 7 d. The
raiser bets. You should:
5) Slow playing is checking or
calling with a strong hand
instead of betting or raising during one round to win more money during
betting rounds. You should slow play when:
are many players
active in the hand.
pot is big.
have the nuts.
Holdem Quiz Questions 6- 10
have 4c – 4h in late
position. An early position
player raises and a middle position player re-raises. You should:
limp (just call the big
blind) into the pot with
Qh-10h. Another player calls and the big blind checks. The flop is
10c – 8c
– 3d. This gives you top pair.
The big blind checks and you bet. The other player raises
and the big blind re-raises. You should:
8) Two players limp in and you
on the button (last to
act before the blinds) call with Ac – 6c. The small blind folds and the
blind checks. There are four players in the hand and the
As – 10d –
6s. The big blind bets and the
early player calls the next player raises. You should:
9) You hold 3c – 3d in the
Three other players call.
You call and the big blind checks.
is Qd – 7h – 3s. You are fist to act.
and raise if there
is a bet.
and call if there is
10) The size of your bankroll
determine the limits that
you can play without going broke. A good rule of thumb is to have a
times the amount of the
times the big blind.
times the big blind.
did you do with the Advanced Holdem Quiz?
Check here for answers
Holdem is a positional game. Not all hands are
playable from every position. You need a much stronger hand to play
position than you do from late position. If you play a weak hand in
position you may be raised or re-raised by the players acting after
When you start suited you will only make a flush about
5 percent of the time. The biggest mistake made by many novice players
playing any suited cards from any position.
Pot odds are the relationship between the current bet
and the current size of the pot. If the pot had $20 and the bet is $5
getting 4 to 1 pot odds. If you were drawing to an inside straight with
card to come, the odds of making the hand is 10.5 to 1. If you were
getting 4 to 1 in pot odds you are not getting correct odds to make the
Fold. There are three other players and there are over
cards (cards higher than your 10) on the board. Your tens are beat and
won’t be getting the correct odds to call the bet.
should only slow play when you have the nuts (best
hand that can’t be beaten) or near nut hand. You don’t want to give a
free card by checking when they might draw a card that can beat you.
to win big pots so if the pot is already big go for it and bet your
Holdem Quiz answers 6 - 8 follow.
Holdem Quiz Answers 6- 10
Fold your small pair. Players in limit games tend to
over value small pairs because they see them as a coin flip during the
televised No Limit tournaments. When you have a small pair the odds of
a set are 7.5 to 1 against you. You are not getting the correct odds to
call a raise and re-raise.
Fold. Even if the original raiser had two clubs and
was on a flush draw, the big blind check-raised which could mean a set
(3 of kind)
or a pair higher that your tens. You don’t have enough outs to call a
raise with this hand.
Raise. There is a chance that one of the other players
might have a single ace with a small kicker. Re-raising may get the big
or other caller to fold. You have two pair but there are two spades on
board. If a third spade comes on the turn you can call the bet.
If a spade doesn’t come
you should re-raise
if there is a bet on the turn.
Holdem Quiz answers 9 and 10 follow.
You should bet. You don’t want to play a small set.
Since there is only one high card on the board the chances of the other
checking is greater. You can get more money in the pot by betting as
with overcards may call to see the turn.
In Texas Holdem a good player will earn the amount
of 1-2 big blinds an hour. With a bank roll of 350 times the amount of
blind a good player can be fairly sure of not going broke. A bad player
other hand could have an unlimited bankroll and still go broke.
mean you bring your whole bankroll with you to play. You session
be much smaller but you must play within your means and more
your skill level.
To conclude this Holdem Quiz, some words to play by:
You don’t have to be the best player in
the world to win at
poker. You just need to be better than your opponents.
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