quiz
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quiz(
kwihz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (examination)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la prueba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't know what score I got on my math quiz.No sé qué resultado saqué en la prueba de matemáticas.
b. el test
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They're going to give us an English quiz tomorrow at school.Nos van a poner un test de inglés mañana en la escuela.
2. (test of knowledge)
a. el concurso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our team won the pop culture quiz last night.Nuestro equipo se ganó el concurso de cultura pop anoche.
b. la encuesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(written)
I took a quiz on personality types while I waited to see the doctor.Tomé una encuesta sobre tipos de personalidad mientras esperaba para ver al doctor.
3. (act of questioning)
a. el interrogatorio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Enough already with the quiz. You're acting like a cop.Ya basta con el interrogatorio. Pareces policía.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to interrogate)
a. interrogar
The police quizzed the suspect for several hours.La policía interrogó al sospechoso durante varias horas.
5. (to test)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. examinar
The teacher quizzed us on the first three chapters.El profesor nos examinó de los tres primeros capítulos.
b. hacer prueba a
The sergeant quizzed the new recruits.El sargento les hizo prueba a los nuevos reclutas.
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quiz
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (competition, game)
a. el concurso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
quiz (show)programa concurso
2. (test)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el examen m, control
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a. interrogar
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quiz [kwɪz]
noun
quizzes (plural) (TV) (Rad) concurso (m); (in magazine) encuesta (f); (US) test (m); prueba (f);
transitive verb
(interrogate) interrogar;about sobre;
modifier
quiz master (n) moderador (m)
quiz programme quiz show (n) programa (m) concurso
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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