quiz program
noun see quiz show

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • quiz program — ☆ quiz program or quiz show n. a radio or television program in which a group of people compete in answering questions …   English World dictionary

  • quiz program — noun a game show in which contestants answer questions • Hypernyms: ↑game show, ↑giveaway * * * noun or quiz show : a quiz game presented on radio or television * * * a radio or television program in which contestants compete, often for prizes,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quiz program — a radio or television program in which contestants compete, often for prizes, by answering questions. Also called quiz show. Cf. game show. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • quiz program — (Roget s IV) , n. Syn. question and answer game, question and answer program, panel, battle of brains, game show, College Bowl, Jeopardy ( both trademark) …   English dictionary for students

  • quiz show — noun see quiz program * * * quiz show noun A TV or radio quiz • • • Main Entry: ↑quiz * * * quiz show, a radio or television show in which contestants are asked questions and win prizes if they answer correctly: »All three networks…offer much the …   Useful english dictionary

  • quiz show — noun Date: 1944 an entertainment program (as on radio or television) in which contestants answer questions called also quiz program …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Quiz Kids — Quiz Kids, a popular radio TV series of the 1940s and 1950s, was created by Chicago public relations and advertising man Louis G. Cowan. Originally sponsored by Alka Seltzer, the series was first broadcast on NBC from Chicago, June 28, 1940,… …   Wikipedia

  • quiz show — quiz′ show n. sbz a radio or television program in which contestants compete, often for prizes, by answering questions. Also called quiz′ pro gram Compare game show • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • quiz show — ▪ broadcasting also called  Game Show,         broadcast show designed to test the memory, knowledge, agility, or luck of persons selected from studio or broadcast audience or to contrive a competition among these people for merchandise or cash… …   Universalium

  • quiz — noun 1 competition or game ADJECTIVE ▪ pub (BrE), radio, television, TV ▪ interactive, online ▪ general knowledge (BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

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