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Definition of Quiz


  1. A riddle or obscure question; an enigma; a ridiculous hoax.
  2. One who quizzes others; as, he is a great quiz.
  3. An odd or absurd fellow.
  4. An exercise, or a course of exercises, conducted as a coaching or as an examination.
  5. To puzzle; to banter; to chaff or mock with pretended seriousness of discourse; to make sport of, as by obscure questions.
  6. To peer at; to eye suspiciously or mockingly.
  7. To instruct in or by a quiz. See Quiz, n., 4.
  8. To conduct a quiz. See Quiz, n., 4.

Quiz Quotations

Cheating on a quiz show? That's sort of like plagiarizing a comic strip.
Paul Scofield

I used to enjoy bad television, like really bad quiz programmes or sitcoms.
Kate Bush

If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ in color for a full hour, there would be a considerable number of stations which would decline to carry it on the grounds that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable.
Edward R. Murrow

I think what makes 'Jeopardy!' special is that, among all the quiz and game shows out there, ours tends to encourage learning.
Alex Trebek

My idea of relaxation is not lying down by a beach. I have to move around, do stuff. Though I'm a massive quiz show person.
Daniel Radcliffe
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Quiz Translations

quiz in German is Quiz
quiz in Spanish is acertijo
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