Associations to the word «Quiz»

Wiktionary

QUIZ, noun. Something designed to puzzle one or make one ridiculous; banter; raillery.
QUIZ, noun. One who or that which quizzes.
QUIZ, noun. (dated) An odd or absurd person or thing.
QUIZ, noun. A competition in the answering of questions.
QUIZ, noun. A school examination of less importance, or of greater brevity, than others given in the same course.
QUIZ, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To hoax; to chaff or mock with pretended seriousness of discourse; to make sport of, as by obscure questions.
QUIZ, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To peer at; to eye suspiciously or mockingly.
QUIZ, verb. (transitive) To question closely, to interrogate.
QUIZ, verb. (transitive) To instruct by means of a quiz.
QUIZ BOWL, noun. (US) A competitive game of answering trivia questions, often played by school and college students.
QUIZ KID, noun. (hyphenated when used attributively) A very intelligent or accomplished child or young person, especially one who demonstrated his or her knowledge and quick thinking on radio or television programs in the mid-20th century.
QUIZ KID, noun. Alternative form of quiz kid
QUIZ SHOW, noun. A game show in the form of a quiz

Dictionary definition

QUIZ, noun. An examination consisting of a few short questions.
QUIZ, verb. Examine someone's knowledge of something; "The teacher tests us every week"; "We got quizzed on French irregular verbs".

Wise words

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