[ US /ˈkwɪz/ ]
[ UK /kwˈɪz/ ]
NOUN
  1. an examination consisting of a few short questions
VERB
  1. examine someone's knowledge of something
    The teacher tests us every week
    We got quizzed on French irregular verbs
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How To Use quiz In A Sentence

  • Often this is met with a quizzical expression and a demand for me to explain what I am asking them.
  • I'm sorry to be such a marplot, but you can take it out in quizzing me after I'm gone. Rose in Bloom
  • I pose a question, one that bestirs itself to haunt me in a tuneful way each Christmas, and so I pass my quizzical spirit of Christmas past along to you … Did you “hang a shining star upon the highest bough” or merely “muddle through somehow” this Christmas season? Go ahead, hang a shining star upon the highest bough and... you know...
  • We overheard the teacher say there would be a pop quiz today.
  • At the best of times, science leaves me with a quizzical expression on my face and a less than articulate ‘eh?’
  • His parents said something about you missing lectures, or delivering the wrong lectures, or giving quizzes instead of lectures. DOUBTING THOMAS
  • Higher-level managers often spot-quiz supervisors about their new employees: What are his hobbies?
  • Why do TV channels insist on added canned laughter and applause on quiz shows? The Sun
  • Nice to have a squiz at your site and your thoughts. Australia's Own School of Landscape Painting II
  • Today's pop quiz is in honor of an actress for whom I once had precious little respect and whose casting over any number of other performers got me feeling dischuffed to the point of, if not beyond, churlishness until one day I found myself inexplicably fond of her and ashamed of my earlier thuggish disrespect. Who Goes There - Pop Quiz
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