Character 4
Hyphenation quiz
Pronunciations /kwɪz/

Definitions and meanings of "Quiz"

What do we mean by quiz?

To question (someone), especially closely or repeatedly. transitive verb

To test the knowledge of by posing questions: synonym: ask. transitive verb

To poke fun at; mock. transitive verb

A questioning or inquiry. noun

A short oral or written test. noun

A practical joke. noun

To puzzle; banter; make sport of by means of puzzling questions, hints, and the like; chaff.

To look at through or as through a quizzing-glass; peer at; scrutinize suspiciously.

In medicine, to examine (a student) orally or informally, as in a quiz-or question-class.

To practise bantering or chaffing; be addicted to teasing.

In medicine, to attend oral or informal examinations, as in a quiz-class.

A puzzling question; something designed to puzzle one or make one ridiculous; banter; raillery. noun

One who quizzes. noun

One who or that which is obnoxious to ridicule or quizzing; a queer or ridiculous person or thing. noun

An oral questioning of a student or class by a teacher, conducted with the object of communicating instruction and preparing for some examination: as, the surgery quiz; the practice quiz. Colloq. noun

A collection of notes made by a student from a professor's lectures, especially when printed for the use of other students. Colloq. noun

A monocular eye-glass, with or without a handle; a quizzing-glass. noun

A toy, formerly popular, consisting of a small cylinder or wheel grooved to receive a string, by which the wheel is made to wind and unwind itself. Also called bandalore. noun

To conduct a quiz. See quiz, n., 4. intransitive verb

A riddle or obscure question; an enigma; a ridiculous hoax. noun

An odd, puzzling or absurd person or thing.

A competition in the answering of questions.

A school examination of less importance, or of greater brevity, than others given in the same course.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Quiz

The word "quiz" in example sentences

He said, It is believed by many that the word quiz was made up in 1791 by a Dublin theater manager named Daly. ❋ Andrew Clements (1996)

It seems like much of the quiz is about being ashamed of being online. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Again, the "pop quiz" is a more credible measure of actual voter competence. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The aim of the quiz is to test your grammar knowledge – as well as being fun, hopefully you may also learn something – you can click on the ‘Quiz’ button on the menu to be brought straight to the quizzes. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Part of the quiz is online and you can take it for yourself right here and see how you compare with Americans who took the quiz by gender, religious belief and education. ❋ Richard Adams (2010)

Michael F. Cannon writes: per pauly and herring, i think your answer to #4 on the health policy quiz is wrong. ❋ Unknown (2009)

This week's quiz is about the Mediterranean Sea and the countries around it: ❋ Unknown (2009)

If that quiz is any indication, DFW failed in this regard. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Okay, this quiz is silly, but I took it and was amused. ❋ Unknown (2010)

His mauling of fake celebs such as Preston, Donny Tourette and Danny Dyer was unflinching and about as close to awkward comedy classics such as Curb Your Enthusiasm as a humble TV pop quiz is ever likely to get. ❋ Johnny Dee (2010)

This quiz is not open to employees of the Bonkers Hall Estate, nor to current or former inmates of the Bonkers 'Home for Well-Behaved Orphans. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The interesting thing about the release of the prequels, as revealed through a Star Wars quiz, is that they greatly shift the focus of a franchise as a whole to Anakin as the primary hero, who redeems himself finally in “Jedi” after falling from grace. ❋ Unknown (2009)

One intrepid scripter rewrote a Facebook-purging Greasemonkey script to specialize in quiz blocking, leaving things you might actually care about behind. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Liberal England: Liveblogging The Rotten State of Britain quiz draw. comment-link {margin-left:. 6em;} ❋ Unknown (2009)

That Sex and the City quiz is something I avoid like the plague on Facebook. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Via Presurfer who, according to this quiz, is insane. ❋ The Nag (2008)

After the quiz is over, I end the cps session and can go to my reports and get a grade for each child on the quiz. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Doesn't matter how the quiz is set up, how I answer it, or anything. ❋ Amberfocus (2008)

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