How Well Do You Know Chess?

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How Well Do You Know Chess?

Like chess? This quiz will test what you know about the basics of the game, as well as what to do in certain situations. Please do not cheat on this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When the chess board is set up, what peices go in the corners of the board?
    • A. 

      Pawns

    • B. 

      Bishops

    • C. 

      Rooks

    • D. 

      Knights

  • 2. 
    How does a pawn move?
    • A. 

      Diagonaly

    • B. 

      Backwards

    • C. 

      Sideways

    • D. 

      Forward

  • 3. 
    Study the board carefully. What piece can the knight on f3 capture?
    • A. 

      E5 pawn

    • B. 

      D6 pawn

    • C. 

      E1 king

    • D. 

      C8 bishop

  • 4. 
    How many pawns are there total in either the white or black team?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      9

  • 5. 
    There is a bishop one space in front of your pawn. A knight is one space to the side of the bishop. Which piece can you capture?
    • A. 

      The knight

    • B. 

      The bishop

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would PREVENT you from being able to do a castle?
    • A. 

      Moving a pawn

    • B. 

      Getting your queen captured

    • C. 

      Moving your king

    • D. 

      Getting one of your rooks captured

  • 7. 
    How can you change a pawn into any other piece?
    • A. 

      By capturing a piece with it

    • B. 

      By moving it to the end of the board

    • C. 

      By putting a king in check with it

    • D. 

      By getting it captured

  • 8. 
    What does it mean for a king to be in "checkmate"?
    • A. 

      For a player to capture a piece with the king

    • B. 

      For a king to castle with a rook

    • C. 

      For a king to be the only piece left on the board

    • D. 

      For a king to be in check no matter what the player controlling it does

  • 9. 
    Did you enjoy this quiz(All choices are considered correct, meaning you need to check all of the choices)?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      Pretty much

    • C. 

      Not really

    • D. 

      No

    • E. 

      I'll never take a quiz this horrible again in a million years!