# FREE Blackjack Counting Basic Strategy Question and Answers

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#### A,7 is the player's. Which of the following statements is true?

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Double when dealer has a 3

#### If late surrender is possible

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Explanation:
When a player makes a late surrender, the dealer must first check for blackjack before the player can give up their hand and lose half of their stake. According to the player's total, the dealer's up card, and the number of decks, the basic strategy tables below indicates when to surrender (Y=yes, N=no).

#### Which of the following plays is appropriate if the dealer presents an Ace AND hits on a soft 17 (H-17 rule)?

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Explanation:
If the dealer shows an ace and hits a soft 17, you should double down on an 11. If you have a soft 19 and the dealer has a 6, you should also double down. Lastly, if the dealer shows a 2, you will double down on a soft 18.

#### Which of the following is true if the dealer reveals a little card (2–6)?

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Explanation:
When the dealer reveals cards worth 2 or 3, it is advised that the players proceed more cautiously. The only information you are receiving in this situation is that the dealer is most definitely not holding a strong hand and must take at least one more card to attain the required total of 17 or above.

#### If double after splitting (DAS) is permitted, you should only split a 4,4, when the dealer has a 5 or 6.

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Explanation:
In general, whether doubling down after splitting is permitted determines whether to split a 4-4 hand. When playing with DAS, you should split fours when the dealer's up card is a four, five, or six. You have a high chance to double down if, after splitting, you hit a 5, 6, 7 or an Ace because the dealer is very likely to receive a stiff hand.

#### Which of the following plays is appropriate if the dealer presents an Ace?

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Explanation:
You will only stand if you are dealt a hard hand—one without an Ace worth 11 points—and the dealer shows an Ace. You will hit if you have 10 or fewer, or 12 to 14. If you have exactly 11, you should double, and if you have between 15 and 17, you should submit.

#### Which of the following plays IS NOT correct if the dealer reveals a 6?

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Explanation:
The dealer has a 40% probability of busting when they have a 4 showing and a 40% chance when they have a 5 or 6, respectively. Because of this, you tend to double down more frequently when the dealer displays a 4, 5, or 6.