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quiznoun [C]

uk   /kwɪz/ us   /kwɪz/ plural quizzes
A2 a game or competition in which you answer questions: a history/sport, etc. quiz There are so many inane television quiz shows.UK A lot of pubs have quiz nights once or twice a week.
B1 mainly US a short informal test: There was a pop (= surprise) quiz in history at school today.

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quizverb [T]

uk   /kwɪz/ 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, informal test: We had a history quiz today.
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verb [T] us   /kwɪz/ -zz-
Reporters quizzed the jurors about their verdict.
(Definition of quiz from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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