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NL SSS: How do you handle the queens?

by Doomknight

Men are generally happy when the ladies visit them - and they should be, because in poker, they are amongst the strongest starting hands.

While the hand is very strong, there are stronger hands, so you have to handle a pocket pair queens with care.

This quiz gives you the opportunity to test your knowledge about the short stack strategy, especially when it comes to this specific hand. Do you know how to control it or should you read up on some more articles?

Question 1:

Known players:

Hero $2.00
Rest has more than $2.00

0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)

Preflop: Hero is BU with Q, Q
4 folds, MP2 calls $0,10, 2 folds, Hero raises to $0,50, 2 folds, MP2 calls $0,40,

Flop: ($1,15) J, 7, 2 (2 players)
MP2 bets $0,60, Hero ???

What do you do?

fold
call
raise all-in

Question 2:

Known players:

Hero $2.00
Rest has more than $2.00

0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)

Preflop: Hero is BU with Q, Q
4 folds, MP2 calls $0,10, 2 folds, Hero raises to $0,50, 2 folds, MP2 calls $0,40,

Flop: ($1,15) J, 7, A (2 players)
MP2 bets $0,60, Hero ???

What do you do?

fold
call
raise all-in

Question 3:

Known players:

Hero $2.00
Rest has more than $2.00

0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)

Preflop: Hero is MP2 with Q, Q
4 folds, Hero raises to $0,40 , 2 folds, BU calls $0,40, 2 folds

Flop: ($0,95) J, 7, 2 (2 players)
Hero ???

What do you do?

check
bet $0.60/call
bet $0.60/fold
push all-in

Question 4:

Known players:

Hero $2.00
Rest has more than $2.00

0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)

Preflop: Hero is MP2 with Q, Q
4 folds, Hero raises to $0,40 , 2 folds, BU calls $0,40, 2 folds

Flop: ($0,95) J, 7, A (2 players)
Hero ???

What do you do?

check
bet $0.60/call
bet $0.60/fold
push all-in

Question 5:

Known players:

Hero $2.00
Rest has more than $2.00

0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)

Preflop: Hero is MP2 with Q, Q
4 folds, Hero raises to $0,40 , 2 folds, BU calls $0,40, 2 folds

Flop: ($0,95) J, 7, A (2 players)
Hero bets $0,60, BU calls $0,60

Turn: ($2,15) 8
Hero ???

What do you do?

check/fold
check/call
bet $0.50/call
bet $0.50/fold

Question 6:

Known players:

Hero $2.00
Rest has more than $2.00

0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)

Preflop: Hero is MP2 with Q, Q
2 folds, UTG2 raises to $0,40, MP1 raises to $1,20 , Hero ???

What do you do?

fold
call
raise all-in

Question 7:

Known players:

Hero $2.00
Rest has more than $2.00

0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)

Preflop: Hero is MP2 with Q, Q
2 folds, UTG2 raises to $0,40, MP1 calls $0,40 , Hero ???

What do you do?

fold
call
raise all-in

Question 8:

Known players:

Hero $2.00
Rest has more than $2.00

0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)

Preflop: Hero is BU with Q, Q
2 folds, UTG2 raises to $0,40, MP1 calls $0,40, 1 folds, MP3 calls $0,40, CO calls $0,40, Hero ???

What do you do?

fold
call
raise all-in

Question 9:

Known players:

Hero $2.00
Rest has more than $2.00

0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)

Preflop: Hero is UTG2 with Q, Q
2 folds, Hero raises to $0,40, MP1 raises to $1,20 , MP2 raises to $4,00, 5 folds, Hero ???

What do you do?

fold
call all-in

Question 10:

Known players:

Hero $2.00
Rest has more than $2.00

0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)

Preflop: Hero is UTG2 with Q, Q
2 folds, Hero raises to $0,40, MP1 raises to $1,20 ,MP2 calls $1,20, 5 folds, Hero ???

What do you do?

fold
call
raise all-in

Question 11:

Known players:

Hero $2.00
Rest has more than $2.00

0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)

Preflop: Hero is MP2 with Q, Q
4 folds, Hero raises to $0,40 , 2 folds, BU calls $0,40, 2 folds

Flop: ($0,95) J, 7, 2 (2 players)
Hero bets $0,60, BU calls $0,60

Turn: ($2,15) J
Hero ???

What do you do?

check/fold
check/call
bet/call
bet/fold
push all-in

Question 12:

Known players:

Hero $2.00
Rest has more than $2.00

0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)

Preflop: Hero is MP2 with Q, Q
4 folds, Hero raises to $0,40 , 2 folds, BU calls $0,40, 2 folds

Flop: ($0,95) J, 7, 2 (2 players)
Hero bets $0,60, BU calls $0,60

Turn: ($2,15) A
Hero ???

What do you do?

check/fold
check/call
bet/call
bet/fold
push all-in