quiz Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"quiz" in British English

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quiznoun [C]

uk   us   /kwɪz/ (plural quizzes)
A2 a ​game or ​competition in which you ​answerquestions: a ​history/​sport, etc. quiz There are so many ​inanetelevision quiz shows.UK A lot of ​pubs have quiz nightsonce or ​twice a ​week.B1 mainly US a ​shortinformaltest: There was a pop (= ​surprise) quiz in ​history at ​school today.
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quizverb [T]

uk   us   /kwɪz/ (-zz-)
to ​ask someone ​questions about something: She ​spent an ​hour being quizzed by ​journalists.
(Definition of quiz from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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quiznoun [C]

 us   /kwɪz/
a ​short, ​informaltest: We had a ​history quiz today.
verb [T]  us   /kwɪz/ (-zz-)
Reporters quizzed the ​jurors about ​theirverdict.
(Definition of quiz from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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