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The Weekly PokerNews Strategy Quiz: You Make the Call (Crying, Cold, or Hero?)

07-23-2016 53717 responses Top results

Welcome to the weekend, all, and another installment of The Weekly PokerNews Strategy Quiz.

This week's quiz focuses primarily on poker terms and phrases, some of which came up in articles appearing over the past week in the PokerNews Strategy section. Getting six of eight correct earns you a passing grade, and if you happen to miss any you'll see an explanation of the right response.

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Question 1

Earlier in the week came an article discussing ___________, a topic that involves comparing the current pot size to how much it costs to call an opponent’s bet.

Question 2

There’s $150 in the middle, and after the river card is dealt a player leads for $175 which is a significant ___________.

Question 3

Barry Greenstein shared some seven-card stud tips this week. He highlighted some differences between seven-card stud and hold’em, a key one being the presence of ___________ in stud.

Question 4

A player goes all in with Ad-Kd on a Kc-6d-2h flop, but sees his opponent has 6c-6s for a set. However, the turn is the 9d and the river the 3d to give the player with ace-king a ___________ flush.

Question 5

Before the flop, Player A raises, Player B reraises, and it folds to Player C who chooses to call the reraise. Player C’s action is typically described as a ___________.

Question 6

An article on bluff catching this week focused on factors to consider when deciding whether or not to call and try to ___________ an opponent’s bluff.

Question 7

Mike Sneideman spoke with us this week about some of the challenges that come with being a professional poker player. He concluded by saying he intends to continue “trying to be a true pro" when it comes both to bankroll management and his game ___________.

Question 8

Finally, yesterday came an article discussing considerations when deciding not to bet and raise right away with a strong hand, but rather to ___________ in order to try to win a bigger pot.

What do you think?