Quiz meaning

kwĭz
To question (someone), especially closely or repeatedly.
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To quiz is defined as to test knowledge.

An example of to quiz is to ask students to name all the presidents' last names in order.

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The definition of a quiz is a questioning or a short test.

An example of a quiz is a series of ten multiple choices questions for students to answer.

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To test the knowledge of by posing questions.

Quizzed the class on state capitals.

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A questioning or inquiry.
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A short oral or written test.
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To question (someone), especially closely or repeatedly.
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To poke fun at; mock.
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A questioning or inquiry.
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A practical joke.
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To test the knowledge of by posing questions.

Quizzed the class on state capitals.

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A short oral or written test.
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An odd or eccentric person.
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A practical joke; hoax.
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To make fun of.
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To look at, often specif., inquisitively, teasingly, etc.
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To test the knowledge of.

To quiz the class.

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Something designed to puzzle one or make one ridiculous; banter; raillery.
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(dated) An odd or absurd person or thing.

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We came second in the pub quiz.

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(archaic) To hoax; to chaff or mock with pretended seriousness of discourse; to make sport of, as by obscure questions.
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To question closely, to interrogate.
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To instruct by means of a quiz.
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To poke fun at; mock.
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A practical joke.
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A questioning; esp., a short oral or written examination to test knowledge.
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To ask questions of.

To quiz the suspect.

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One who or that which quizzes.
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A school examination of less importance, or of greater brevity, than others given in the same course.
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A shorter version of a test. Usually given in a classroom setting.
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(archaic) To peer at; to eye suspiciously or mockingly.
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Origin of quiz

The true etymology is unknown.