Chess Quiz For Beginners

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Chess Quiz For Beginners

This quiz will test your knowledge about chess


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you play the opening moves?
    • A. 

      I play many pawn moves.

    • B. 

      I bring the queen out as fast as possible.

    • C. 

      I always attack right away.

    • D. 

      I develop first the queenside pieces.

    • E. 

      I develop very fast the kingside pieces and castle as soon as possible.

  • 2. 
    How do you play the middlegame?
    • A. 

      I always attack as fast as possible.

    • B. 

      I trade off my bishops for the knights in any position because knights are stronger as they can make forks.

    • C. 

      I play pieces often to the edge of the board.

    • D. 

      When my opponent has made his move I analyse it to find out what he wants.

    • E. 

      I move my pawns in front of my king.

  • 3. 
    Your Rooks
    • A. 

      A rook is always stronger than a bishop and a knight together.

    • B. 

      A rook can jump over pawns.

    • C. 

      Two rooks have roughly the same value as a queen.

    • D. 

      I leave my rooks sitting in the corner until the endgame arrives.

    • E. 

      Three pawns have the same value as a rook.

  • 4. 
    The Pawns
    • A. 

      A pawn can give a check.

    • B. 

      A pawn is pretty useless and can be sacrificed always.

    • C. 

      A pawn can promote only into a queen.

    • D. 

      Pawns can always only move one square at a time.

  • 5. 
    The Queen
    • A. 

      A queen has just a value of two knights.

    • B. 

      A queen can jump over other pieces.

    • C. 

      A queen can move just on the diagonals.

    • D. 

      I always attack with the queen only, that is enough.

    • E. 

      A queen has about the same value as two rooks.

  • 6. 
    Stalemate
    • A. 

      Stalemate is the same as checkmate.

    • B. 

      If the enemy king is in stalemate I win.

    • C. 

      If the enemy king is in stalemate I lose.

    • D. 

      A king that is in stalemate must be in check at the same time.

    • E. 

      If the enemy king is in stalemate the game is a draw.

  • 7. 
    The Knights
    • A. 

      A knight is stronger than a bishop because it can make a fork.

    • B. 

      A knight is stronger than a bishop because it can go on white and black squares.

    • C. 

      A knight is very powerful at the edge of the board.

    • D. 

      A knight can jump over other pieces.

    • E. 

      A knight has usually more value than four pawns.

  • 8. 
    The Bishop
    • A. 

      A bishop can move only on one colour. That's why it is weaker than a knight.

    • B. 

      A bishop loves blocked positions. There it feels safe.

    • C. 

      A bishop needs open diagonals to show its strength.

    • D. 

      Bishops can jump over pawns.

    • E. 

      Two bishops are stronger in blocked positions than two knights.

  • 9. 
    The Castle
    • A. 

      I castle when I feel like it.

    • B. 

      To castle is just a waste of time. I rather develop a piece instead.

    • C. 

      The king is usually pretty safe in the middle so I keep attacking that is more important than castling.

    • D. 

      I develop my kingside pieces and after that I castle as soon as possible.