A quiz is a form of game or mind sport in which players attempt to answer questions correctly about a certain or variety of subjects. Quizzes can be used as a brief assessment in education and similar fields to measure growth in knowledge, abilities, or skills. They can also be televised for entertainment purposes, often in a game show format. In quizzes there may be a series of multiple-choice questions about the respondent without right or wrong answers. The responses to these questions are tallied according to a key, and the result purports to reveal some quality of the respondent.
Online quizzes are a popular form of entertainment for web surfers. Online quizzes are generally free to play and for entertainment purposes, though some online quiz websites offer prizes. They areconsidered as one of the most common eLearning patterns for many of the online course. Some companies and schools use online quizzes as a means to educate their employees or students respectively. Today many online quizzes are setting up to test knowledge or identify a person's attributes. Some companies use online quizzes as an efficient way of testing a potential hire's knowledge without that candidates physical presence in the firm.