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quizmaster

[ kwiz-mas-ter, -mah-ster ]
/ ˈkwɪzˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər /
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noun

a person who asks questions of contestants in a game, especially as part of a radio or television program.

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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of quizmaster

First recorded in 1885–90; quiz + master

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British Dictionary definitions for quizmaster

quizmaster
/ (ˈkwɪzˌmɑːstə) /

noun

a person who puts questions to contestants on a quiz programme
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