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quiz show

n.
A television or radio program in which the contestants' knowledge is tested by questioning, with some contestants winning money or prizes.

quiz′ show`


n.
a radio or television program in which contestants compete, often for prizes, by answering questions. Also called quiz′ pro`gram. Compare game show.
[1940–45]
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My understanding is more than providing excitement, entertainment and information, every quiz show is also certainly an art by itself, combining many ingredients that are actually contributing to supplement the knowledge bank of every listener or viewer," said Pradeep, who is doubly sure that his show in Doha would certainly be a "different programme".
You've been sashying across the Strictly dance floor but before the fake tan you were a quiz show host on shows like The Lie, The Boss and Top Class.
KARACHI -- Arts and Literary student's society of Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, (MAJU) Karachi in collaboration with Commonwealth Peoples Friendship Association (CPFA) Pakistan and Pakistan Quiz Society (PQS) organized a quiz show on Commonwealth countries at MAJU auditorium last evening.
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Taking advantage of the unseasonably glorious weather, I spent a charming few hours with family and friends indulging in charcoal and chat in my garden while playing an online version of that popular music-based quiz show of yesteryear, Name That Tune.
A NEW BBC quiz show is looking for "fun and lively" contestants from Liverpool.
500 QUESTIONS (ITV, Monday, 9pm) GILES COREN, below, asks the tough questions in this new quiz show based on a successful US format.
The show avails the students to exhibit their prowess and acumen at fielding tough questions, he said noting that the quiz show had been absent for some years from the TV screen and had come back on last October.
The quiz show he fronts with Richard Osman is flying pointedly towards its 1,000th episode thanks to a recordbreaking boost.
00 Tipping Point Quiz show, hosted by Ben Shephard.
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MANAMA: FinMark Communications yesterday announced that the Fourth Annual Business Quiz Show begins today at the Riyadat Mall.