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quiz

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishquizquiz1 /kwɪz/ ●●● S3 noun (plural quizzes) [countable]  1 AMTDLa competition or game in which people have to answer questions a love quiz in a magazine a general knowledge quizquiz show especially British English I get fed up with television quiz shows.quiz night British English a quiz night held in the local pub2 SESSEC American English a short test that a teacher gives to a class a biology quiz pop quizsee thesaurus at test
Examples from the Corpus
quizHe gave us a quiz on the reading every other day.a quiz show on TVThe museum car also features computer games and quizzes to test visitors' knowledge of train lore and station architecture.Reluctantly, I let her lead me to a lodging database, then to a rather entertaining multiple-choice quiz.We have a history quiz every Monday.He likes giving pop quizzes, to see if the kids are remembering anything.This month's quiz - who knows what Ramalina is?Contestants enter by completing an online form and short quiz.Contestants line up for the quiz.Winners of the quiz will receive a trophy and prizes, including one for their school.general knowledge quizGood question for a general knowledge quiz.
quizquiz2 verb (quizzed, quizzing) [transitive]  ASK A QUESTIONto ask someone a lot of questions syn questionquiz somebody about something Four men have been quizzed about the murder, but no one has yet been charged.quiz somebody on/over something They quizzed me on my involvement in the scheme.→ See Verb table
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quizOne teacher even had the pupils quizzing each other to satisfy their surplus enthusiasm.I have to quiz him about everything and even then he won't tell the whole truth.When Stan eventually came home from the party, his wife quizzed him for hours.Alyse would come in and quiz him playfully about the stops; she never stumped him.The judge will quiz jurors individually about their views on abortion and the insanity defense beginning Tuesday.My parents never stop quizzing me about where I go at night.Students are quizzed on their reading.Journalists quizzed the governor during the half-hour program.Then we quizzed the people behind each engine to see how they work.Reporters quizzed the President on tax policy and Central America.Is it helpful to quiz them on the state capitals?Of 1,250 people quizzed, three quarters had not even heard of it.
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Verb table
quiz
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyquiz
he, she, itquizs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyquizzed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave quizzed
he, she, ithas quizzed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad quizzed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill quiz
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have quizzed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam quizzing
he, she, itis quizzing
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you, we, theyare quizzing
Past
I, he, she, itwas quizzing
you, we, theywere quizzing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been quizzing
he, she, ithas been quizzing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been quizzing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be quizzing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been quizzing
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