Quiz (noun)

  1. A test or examination of knowledge.
  2. A game or competition in which players answer questions in order to win prizes.
  3. A question or set of questions.


The word "quiz" is derived from the word "quizzen" which means "to mock". it was first used in the late 18th century to describe a practical joke or a hoax, before it was used to describe a test or examination of knowledge.


  1. She studied hard for the quiz.
  2. He gave a pop quiz to the students.
  3. The quiz was on World War II.
  4. They had a quiz show on TV every Saturday night.
  5. The quiz consisted of multiple choice questions.
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