quiz

Definitions:

  • To question (someone), especially closely or repeatedly.
  • To test the knowledge of by posing questions: <i>synonym</i>: <strong> ask</strong>.
  • To poke fun at; mock.
  • A questioning or inquiry.
  • A short oral or written test.
  • A practical joke.
  • 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 <em>medicine</em>, to examine (a student) orally or informally, as in a quiz-or question-class.
  • To practise bantering or chaffing; be addicted to teasing.
  • In <em>medicine</em>, 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.
  • One who quizzes.
  • One who or that which is obnoxious to ridicule or quizzing; a queer or ridiculous person or thing.
  • 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 <em>quiz</em>; the practice <em>quiz.</em> [Colloq.]
  • A collection of notes made by a student from a professor's lectures, especially when printed for the use of other students. [Colloq.]
  • A monocular eye-glass, with or without a handle; a quizzing-glass.
  • 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 <internalXref urlencoded="bandalore">bandalore</internalXref>.
  • To conduct a quiz. See <xref urlencoded="quiz">quiz</xref>, n., 4.
  • A riddle or obscure question; an enigma; a ridiculous hoax.
  • One who quizzes others.
  • An odd or absurd fellow.
  • An exercise, or a course of exercises, conducted as a coaching or as an examination.
  • To puzzle; to banter; to chaff or mock with pretended seriousness of discourse; to make sport of, as by obscure questions.
  • To peer at; to eye suspiciously or mockingly.
  • To instruct in or by a quiz. See <er>Quiz</er>, n., 4.
  • a small eyeglass.
  • Something designed to <xref>puzzle</xref> one or make one ridiculous; <xref>banter</xref>; <xref>raillery</xref>.
  • One who or that which quizzes.
  • One who or that which is obnoxious to ridicule or quizzing; a queer or ridiculous person or thing.
  • A <xref>competition</xref> in the <xref>answering</xref> of <xref>questions</xref>.
  • A school <xref>examination</xref> of less importance, or of greater brevity, than others given in the same course.
  • To <xref>hoax</xref>.
  • To question closely, to <xref>interrogate</xref>.
  • examine someone's knowledge of something
  • an examination consisting of a few short questions
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