65 Quiz Quotes On Success In Life

These quiz quotes will inspire you. Quiz to look at inquisitively or a test of knowledge, especially a brief, informal test given to students.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging quiz quotes, quiz sayings, and quiz proverbs.

Best Quiz Quotes

  1. “I love anything quiz-related.” ~ Natasha Hamilton
  2. “Cheating on a quiz show? That’s sort of like plagiarizing a comic strip.” ~ Paul Scofield
  3. “By the time the average person finishes college, he or she will have taken over 2,600 tests, quizzes, and exams. The right answer approach becomes deeply ingrained in our thinking. This may be fine for some mathematical problems where there is in fact only one right answer. The difficulty is that most of life isn’t this way. Life is ambiguous; there are many right answers- all depending on what you’re looking for. But if you think there is only one right answer, then you’ll stop looking as soon as you find one.” ~ Roger von Oech
  4. “My friend said to me, You know what I like? Mashed potatoes. I was like, Dude, you have to give me time to guess. If you’re going to quiz me you have to insert a pause.” ~ Mitch Hedberg

  5. “Faith is more than getting a theological quiz right. Faith is to know, to assent, to put your trust in, and to cherish what is true.” ~ Kevin DeYoung
  6. “My generation knew pretty well what happened 50 years before our birth. Now I follow all the quiz programs because they are a paramount example of the span of memory of the young generation – they are able to remember everything that happened in their life but not before.” ~ Umberto Eco
  7. “I exclusively attended public school… And I can honestly say that on the day of my graduation, if you had given me a pop quiz on history, science, or math, I would have in no way been able to pass it – despite the fact that I completely understood it at the time that it had been ‘taught’ to me, and had even made a good ‘grade’ on it.” ~ Jessica Bowman
  8. “I’m hosting a quiz show, but I never considered myself a game show host.” ~ Maury Povich

  9. “You can tell James Duthie to shove that quiz. I have a few other words I can tell you about the quiz.” ~ John Tortorella
  10. “My roommate says, “I’m going to take a shower and shave. Does anyone need to use the bathroom?” It’s like some weird quiz where he reveals the answer first.” ~ Mitch Hedberg , Quiz quotes and answers
  11. “There is no cramming for a test of character. It always comes as a pop quiz.” ~ Andy Stanley
  12. “Thou shalt not answer questionnaires Or quizzes upon world affairs, Nor with compliance Take any test. Thou shalt not sit with statisticians nor commit A social science.” ~ W. H. Auden

  13. “My favorite thing in the world is a quiz show, ‘University Challenge,’ so you can see what kind of sad person I am.” ~ Lynne Truss
  14. “The [Hillary] Clinton campaign posted a pretty clever online quiz that makes a similar point with the Republican presidential field. Who said it? Donald Trump or not Donald Trump? For example, quote, “I mean you can prove you are a Christian. You can`t prove it, then you err on the side of caution.” That was not Donald Trump. It was this guy, who strongly denounced Trump`s proposed Muslim ban but supports a religious test for refugees.” ~ Chris Hayes
  15. “I was also supposed to quiz my various companions on a number of important matters such as nostalgia, fear of unknown animals, food fantasies, nocturnal emissions, hobbies, choice of radio program, changes in out look and so forth.” ~ Vladimir Nabokov
  16. “My idea of relaxation is not lying down by a beach. I have to move around, do stuff. Though I’m a massive quiz show person.” ~ Daniel Radcliffe

  17. “What would you do if you could fly?” Mrs. V asks as she glances from the bird to me. “Is that on the quiz?” I ask, grinning as I type. “I think we’ve studied just about everything else.” Mrs. V chuckles. “I’d be scared to let go,” I type. “Afraid you’d fall?” she asks. “No. Afraid it would feel so good, I’d just fly away.” ~ Sharon M. Draper
  18. “I walk around the school hallways and look at the people. I look at the teachers and wonder why they’re here. If they like their jobs. Or us. And I wonder how smart they were when they were fifteen. Not in a mean way. In a curious way. It’s like looking at all the students and wondering who’s had their heart broken that day, and how they are able to cope with having three quizzes and a book report due on top of that. Or wondering who did the heart breaking. And wondering why.” ~ Stephen Chbosky
  19. “If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ in color for a full hour, there would be a considerable number of stations which would decline to carry it on the grounds that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable.” ~ Edward R. Murrow
  20. “You look across the board at comedy quiz shows, and they are mainly hosted by men.” ~ Jo Brand

  21. “Ah, mother! How do you do?’ said he, giving her a hearty shake of the hand; ‘Where did you get that quiz of a hat? It makes you look like an old witch…’ On his two younger sisters he then bestowed an equal portion of his fraternal tenderness, for he asked each of them how they did, and observed that they both looked very ugly.” ~ Jane Austen
  22. “I am a child of Cosmopolitan culture, have been traumatized by supermodels and too many quizzes and know that neither my personality nor my body is up to it if left to its own devices. I can’t take the pressure.” ~ Helen Fielding
  23. “Cabel smiles and hangs up. “Guess what.” What,” Janie says. We can go out on our first date.” Woo hoo!” And guess what else- You’re buying.” Me? Why?” Because you lost the bet.” Janie thinks for a moment. Punches Cabel in the arm. “You did not fail five quizzes or tests!” I did. I have proof.” ~ Lisa McMann
  24. “It’s like, at the end, there’s this surprise quiz: Am I proud of me? I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth what I paid?” ~ Richard Bach

  25. “A study at the University of Utah found that if you ask someone why he is friendly with someone else, he’ll say it is because he and his friend share similar attitudes. But if you actually quiz the two of them on their attitudes, you’ll find out that what they actually share is similar activities. We’re friends with the people we do things with, as much as we are with the people we resemble. We don’t seek out friends, in other words. We associate with the people who occupy the same small, physical spaces that we do.” ~ Malcolm Gladwell
  26. “Lucas was fifteen minutes late to class on Friday, and we had a pop quiz first thing – which he missed. My first thought was how irresponsible it was to miss a quiz… and then I remembered that I missed the midterm. I couldn’t exactly point any fingers.” ~ Tammara Webber
  27. “It’s like looking at all the students and wondering who’s had their heart broken that day, and how they are able to cope with having three quizzes and a book report on top of that.” ~ Stephen Chbosky
  28. “A surprise trigonometry quiz that everyone in class fails? Must be in the Lord’s plan to give us challenges.” ~ Nicholas Sparks

  29. “This was years ago, I think during the early [Ronald] Reagan years. I came up with a plan that everybody just pay $8.95 in taxes. Cheating would be allowed. But the incentive to cheat wouldn’t be nearly as great if you only had to pay the $8.95. There were a few people who would have to pay hundreds of millions of dollars under this plan. I think it was Mark Goodson and Bill Todman, the guys who do the quiz shows. But almost everybody else would be off really cheap.” ~ Dave Barry
  30. “How does Parker’s body compare with yours ” Great. A pop quiz I thought recognizing his transition into lecture mode. “How does Parker’s body compare with mine Hmm.” I gave Parker a quick theatrical once-over and he smiled clearly catching on to my line of thought. “Nice legs and killer biceps. But I have better boobs. No question.” ~ Rachel Vincent
  31. “A woman’s magazine quiz: Question: You decide to do the dread deed and just as things are starting to get hot he comes, rolls over, and asks, “Was it good for you?” You: a. Say, “God, yes! That was the best seventeen seconds of my life” b. Say, “Sure, as good as it gets for me with a man.” c. Put a Certs in your navel and say, “That’s for you, Mr. Bunnyman. You can have it on your way back up, after the job is finished” ~ Christopher Moore
  32. “After I had written seventeen full-length mysteries, two volumes of mini-mysteries, a travel guide and some quiz books, not to mention a spin-off Roman Mystery Scrolls series, I thought it was time I moved to new historical pastures.” ~ Caroline Lawrence

  33. “I do a lot of talking, playing with the audience, but I don’t really know what that’s going to be. Somebody kind of feeds me cold. He gives me these kind of cold games that I play with the audience or quizzes that I do with them.” ~ Jeff Goldblum
  34. “I was taking a lot of eyedrops three times a day and I realized I should have it checked out, that’s when I was told I had a type of Chronic Dry Eye. Restasis has really worked for me and made my life easier. They’re also partnering with Guide Dogs for the Blind, it’s a beautiful thing where they’re donating a dollar for every quiz taken on Restasis.com. It provides the blind and visually impaired with dogs, and it doesn’t have government funding so what Allergan is doing really makes a difference. I’m so happy to be supporting that very inspiring organization.” ~ Marisa Tomei
  35. “Early on, America took one path and went down the advertising road, and in the UK they founded the BBC and developed a different kind of public broadcasting. There was a point where TV was so beholden to commercial interest that people – civil society – actually rose up and said, “This is ridiculous: we have our soap-selling soap operas, cigarette-sponsored news broadcast; we have our rigged quiz shows – let’s put some checks and balances here.”” ~ Astra Taylor
  36. “That’s why when I send a postcard I quiz people. “Hey, did you get that postcard?” “Yeah, yeah yeah.” “Well what’d I say?” “Uh, you were havin-” “I was in jail”” ~ Jim Gaffigan

  37. “Sometimes I’ll say, “I wrote that book,” and the person will look at you as if you’re really strange. One time that happened to my daughter on a plane. She was sitting next to a girl who was reading one of my books and my daughter said, “My mother wrote that book.” And the girl started to quiz my daughter, asking her all sorts of questions, like what are the names of Judy’s children and where did she grow up. My daughter thought it was so funny.” ~ Judy Blume
  38. “I was raised really strongly on The Beatles; they were huge in my family, my parents loved them, and they used to quiz me on who was singing which song, and we’d play certain records for certain events, and things like that. So I mean, they were sort of my introduction to pop music.” ~ Eric Hutchinson
  39. “What was wrong with train toilet doors that just locked, instead of this multiple choice system? If anything goes wrong, you’ll be sitting there while the whole toilet wall slowly slides away, unveiling you like a prize on a quiz show. For 500 points, a shitting woman!” ~ Frankie Boyle
  40. “I was a bookworm who aced every test – until third grade, when my teacher handed out a pop quiz about Jesus and the Apostles.” ~ Caroline Leavitt

  41. “I’m still kind of a hapless character in my everyday life. But when it comes to the writing, my influences are very old influences. I love American music of absolutely all stripes, including show tunes, advertising jingles, theme tunes from quiz shows, all kinds of American music.” ~ Nick Lowe
  42. “In university courses we do exercises. Term papers, quizzes, final examinations are not meant for publication. We move through a course on Dostoevsky or Poe as we move through a mildly good cocktail party, picking up the good bits of food or conversation, bearing with the rest, going home when it comes to seem the reasonable thing to do. Art, at those moments when it feels most like art — when we feel most alive, most alert, most triumphant — is less like a cocktail party than a tank full of sharks.” ~ John Gardner
  43. “The World’s Smallest Political Quiz is responsible for many Americans’ first contact with libertarian ideas. While traveling around the country, I have often heard people say, ‘I never knew I was a libertarian until I took the Quiz!'” ~ Ron Paul

  44. “The best thing about Ikea – I’m going to do a quiz here – the names. Do you know what a Floria Fin (ph) is? It’s a candle. A Pogestra (ph) – table. A Bar Grick (ph) is a plate, an Eterleeg (ph) is a wine glass and a Scuggle (ph) is the name of my third nipple.” ~ Greg Gutfeld
  45. “Doing TV shows helps me a lot in my screenplay writing and filmmaking, especially since my TV shows are in different formats: comedy sketches, talk shows, debate programs, art variety shows, quiz shows. These enable me to meet interesting people with interesting stories and to learn about interesting subjects, all of which I can reflect into film.” ~ Takeshi Kitano

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