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I have made this little quiz. The theme is basic understanding of backgammon. There are no positions, but only general questions. Some questions got multiple answers. At the end of the quiz answer document there is a point ranking. See how you do and compare with your friends!

1) Which is more likely to improve the position by the most

  1. Shifting points
  2. Making a new point
                                                        
2) Which is more true
  1. If you don’t use the doubling cube as a weapon you don’t use an important weapon
  2. The doubling cube adds an element of luck to the game
3) In back games you should
  1. Stack the checkers
  2. Play safe
  3. Put the checkers where they belong
  4. Anchor up rather than making a new point
  5. Make points rather than anchoring up
  6. Not care about blots
  7. Slot a lot
4) In priming games you should
  1. Stack the checkers
  2. Play safe
  3. Put the checkers where they belong
  4. Slot a lot
5) In holding games you should
  1. Stack the checkers
  2. Play safe
  3. Put the checkers where they belong
  4. Slot a lot
6) In blitzes you should
  1. Stack the checkers
  2. Play safe
  3. Hit like a maniac
  4. Slot a lot
7) Which usually weakens your position
  1. Stacking
  2. Stripping
  3. Hitting
  4. Blots
  5. Builders
  6. Inner points
  7. Advanced anchor
  8. Escaping a prime
  9. Having gaps
8) Which usually strengthens your position
  1. Stacking
  2. Stripping
  3. Hitting
  4. Blots
  5. Builders
  6. Inner points
  7. Advanced anchor
  8. Escaping a prime
  9. Having gaps
9) In what type of positions is it an advantage being ahead in the race (bad timing)
  1. Back Games
  2. Holding Games
  3. Priming Games
  4. Blitzes
  5. Races
10) In what type of positions is it an advantage trailing in the race (good timing)
  1. Back Games
  2. Holding Games
  3. Priming Games
  4. Blitzes
  5. Races
                                         
11) Playing aggressive (hitting a lot) in the blitz often
  1. Loses more games and wins fewer gammons
  2. Wins more games but wins fewer gammons
  3. Looses more games but wins more gammons
  4. Wins more games and wins more gammons
12) Is playing aggressive in a blitz worth it
  1. Always
  2. Usually
  3. Sometimes
  4. Never

13) Which is more true

  1. Never take a risk
  2. Risk for value
  3. Always optimize the value the most with out worrying of risks

 

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