• Something designed to puzzle one or make one ridiculous; banter; raillery.
  • A competition in the answering of questions.

    "We came second in the pub quiz."

  • (dated) An odd or absurd person or thing.
  • One who or that which quizzes.
  • A school examination of less importance, or of greater brevity, than others given in the same course.


  • (transitive, archaic) To peer at; to eye suspiciously or mockingly.
  • (transitive, archaic) To hoax; to chaff or mock with pretended seriousness of discourse; to make sport of, as by obscure questions.
  • (transitive) To instruct by means of a quiz.
  • (transitive) To question closely, to interrogate.

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