Definition of quiz :
1. A riddle or obscure question; an enigma; a ridiculous hoax.
2. An exercise, or a course of exercises, conducted as a coaching or as an examination.
3. An odd or absurd fellow.
4. One who quizzes others; as, he is a great quiz.
5. To conduct a quiz. See Quiz, n., 4.
6. To instruct in or by a quiz. See Quiz, n., 4.
7. To peer at; to eye suspiciously or mockingly.
8. To puzzle; to banter; to chaff or mock with pretended seriousness of discourse; to make sport of, as by obscure questions.
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question (part of speech: verb)
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- " There is nobody in the world that will quiz you;- or, if there is, they had better take care of me, I can tell them. - "The Crofton Boys", Harriet Martineau.
- Chalco Chima and Quiz- quiz arrived at some houses called Quiuipay, about half a league from Cuzco, where they placed Huascar as a prisoner with a sufficient guard. - "History of the Incas", Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa.
- A man can't be utterly hardened who can quiz another at such a time. - "The Paternoster Ruby", Charles Edmonds Walk.