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This play chess quiz at gamerisms is designed to increase your chess vocabulary so you can enjoy the subtleties and strategy of the game that much more. Knowledge is power is a cliché, but in chess, it is all important.
The game of chess has been played for over a thousand years, in practically every country in the world. For worldwide players, this play chess quiz with ten questions can develop your knowledge of the game in a fun and challenging way.
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Play Chess Quiz: Questions 1-5


1) What does the term Advanced Pawn reference in chess?
A. An advanced pawn is a pawn on the bishop's file.
B. On the opposing player's side of the chessboard, an advanced pawn may be fragile if it is overextended or difficult to defend.
C. An advanced pawn is behind the pawn of the same color on a neighboring file.

2) What does Castling mean in the game of chess?
A. Once in every game, the king has the option of moving two steps. It is performed in combination with either of the rooks.
B. Sequence of moves typically involving a sacrifice to gain an advantage.
C. The queen has the option of moving two steps, an act performed in combination with rooks or knights.

3) What is a Discovered Check?
A. When, by removing a piece or pawn in front of a checking piece, an attacker is opened or discovered and puts the king in check.
B. A check is played in response to a check.
C. A forced draw by one player placing the opponent's king through an endless series of checks.
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4) When chess players speak of Connected Rooks, what does that mean?
A. A tactic that places a rook in front of its own pawns.
B. Arrangement in which a queen backs up two rooks on the same file.
C. Occurs when two rooks of the same rank/color are positioned with no pieces between them.

5) What is the definition of a Double Pawn?
A. A pawn advance that breaks a blocked position.
B. When two of your pawns stand on the same file, the front one is called a double pawn.
C. A pawn on the king or queen's file of the chessboard.

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6) What does it mean when you are En Prise within a chess game?
A. A piece attacked by another is said to be in danger of being taken.
B. A strategic placement of a minor piece directly in front of an enemy pawn.
C. Two attacks made with one move.

7) What does Interpose refer to in chess?
A. A situation where capture of a piece is unavoidable in spite of it having a wide range of movement.
B. Stage of the game where there are few pieces left on the board.
C. To bring a piece between your king, when in check, and the attacking piece.

8) What is a Passed Pawn?
A. Pawn has passed all opposing pawns on the chessboard.
B. A pawn lacking a pawn of the same color on an adjacent file.
C. When a pawn has advanced to the opposite edge or square of the chessboard, and can then be exchanged for all other pieces except a king.

9) What is the definition of Skewer?
A. Attacking a piece so it will move.
B. Attack on a high value piece forcing a move to escape capture, thereby providing an opening to a lesser piece that may be taken.
C. A sacrifice intended to clear a space for a different piece of the same color.

10) What does a Smothered Mate refer to in chess?
A. King is surrounded by his own men and cannot escape the knight.
B. King and queen are cornered and cannot escape the knight.
C. King is surrounded by his own men and cannot escape the bishop.


Play Chess Quiz Answers. Are you King or Queen of the chessboard?
1) B. Advanced Pawn: On the opposing player's side of the chessboard, an advanced pawn may be fragile if it is overextended or difficult to defend.

2) A: Castling: Once in every game, the king has the option of moving two steps. It is performed in combination with either of the rooks.

3) A: Discovered Check: When, by removing a piece or pawn in front of a checking piece, an attacker is opened or discovered and puts the king in check.

4) C: Connected Rooks: two rooks of the same rank/color positioned with no pieces in between

5) B: When two of your pawns stand on the same file, the front one is called a double pawn.

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6) A: En Prise: a piece attacked by another and is said to be in danger of being taken.

7) C: Interpose: To bring a piece between your king, when in check, and the attacking piece. Additionally, this term is used when you cover your opponents attack on any other piece with one of your own.

8) C: Passed Pawn: When a pawn has advanced to the opposite edge or square of the chessboard, and can then be exchanged for all other pieces except a king.

9) B: Skewer: Attack on a high value piece forcing a move to escape capture, thereby providing an opening to a lesser piece that may be taken.

10) A: Smothered Mate: King is surrounded by his own men and cannot escape the knight.

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