Texas Holdem Poker Quiz

by Gayle Mitchell

This lesson tests your basic knowledge of poker with this Holdem Poker Quiz about the most popular game in town.
This poker quiz was created to teach basic terms and lingo presented by gaming pros. Gambling Teachers also provides an advanced Holdem Quiz that follows.
Deal the cards and let’s play some Poker. 

1) How many cards down does each player receive at the beginning of each deal? 
A. 2 Cards.
B. 3 Cards.
C. 5 Cards.
2) The Dealer then deals 3 community cards called the ?
A. Rake. 
B. Flop. 
C. Muck. 
3) The Turn refers to which card dealt face up in Texas Holdem? 
A. 2nd Card.  
B. 3rd Card.  
C. 4th Card. 
4) The fifth and final card dealt face up in Texas Holdem is called?
A. Rake.
B. River. 
C. Muck. 
5) You should continue playing if your first two cards dealt are ?  
A. Any pair.
B. Two Queens or Better.
C. Both of the above.

Holdem poker quiz questions 6 – 10 follow:
6) The best position in Texas Holdem is ? texas holdem poker quiz at gambling teachers
A. The player who bets first. 
B. The third player to bet. 
C. The player who bets last. 

7) If you have a Marginal Hand that may improve, you should?     
A. Fold your hand.   
B. Check or Bet small.
C. Bluff and Go All-In.

8) What does the term Board Cards mean in Texas Holdem?
A. Cards not yet Dealt. 
B. Community Cards in the middle of the table.
C. Cards held by your opponent when playing Head to Head Poker. 

9) What does the term Muck mean in Texas Holdem?
A. Discard Pile. 
B. A bad hand where the player is bluffing.
C. Misdeal.  
10) What does the term Snap Off mean in Texas Holdem?
A. Player drops out of play for this round.
B. Player calls the bluffer and wins with a second-rate hand.    
C. Dealer leaves the game to be replaced. 

So, how did you meet the holdem poker quiz challenge? Quiz Answers follow.
1) A. The dealer deals out 2 cards face down one at a time to each player.
2) B. Flop: 3 Community Cards dealt up in front of the dealer.
3) C. Turn: Fourth card that comes out in Texas Holdem, after the flop.
4) B. River: Fifth and final card that comes out in Texas Holdem, after the turn.
5) B. Continue playing with strong starting cards if first two cards are two aces, two kings and/or two queens. Other possible strong starting cards are A-K or A-Q suited.

Holdem poker quiz answers 6 – 10 follow:
6) C. Position: The best position is held by the player who bets last and can survey the other players before making a decision. Therefore, the player who bets first is in the worst position. 
7) B. Marginal hands should be played on the cheap, either by checking or betting small. 
8) B. Board Cards: Community Cards in the middle of the table shared by all players.
9) A. Muck: The name of the discard pile for Poker.
10) B. Snap Off: Player calls the bluffer and beat him/her with a second-rate hand—'tis a sweet deal.

You are now ready to choose your room online or off and take the Poker Challenge.

Holdem Poker Quiz is followed by an Advanced Poker Quiz #2
How to Play Poker Program
Learn Poker Games 2 with 7 Game Types

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