Quizzes can be a great way of testing your knowledge or a fun way to compete with others. Students often use quizzes in preparations of upcoming tests.
Mega Quiz is a free quiz software for Windows that comes with all the bells and whistles one would expect. It comes with built-in quizzes, options to download additional quizzes effortlessly from the Internet, create custom quiz sets and to play alone or against other players.
When you first start the program after installation you will notice that only one quiz set - general knowledge - is available for selection. A click on the Get More Sets button opens a menu with a list of quizzes that can be downloaded and added to the software.
About 30 different quiz sets are available here, from general knowledge type sets to specialized quizzes about football, tv series or science. All or some sets can then be added to the quiz queue.
You then need to add at least one player by entering the name under Players / Teams on the left side and clicking the Add button. You find additional configuration options like a time limit there as well. A click on the Play button starts the quiz.
Quizzes come in different types, from multiple choices questions over pictures, music, spelling or conundrums. Depending on the type of question, the user may need to identify music, solve a conundrum
Some questions will make use of the clock to put extra pressure on the user even if the time limit option has been disabled.
Here is a list of features:
The quiz software is very versatile, especially the option to download existing quiz sets from the Internet and to create new quizzes needs to be mentioned here. Versatility is also reflected in the different quiz types that the program offers. The 30 or so existing quiz sets are great to get started.
There is no import option available to add new quiz sets from text documents or other applications.
Windows users can download Mega Quiz from the developer website. The program is compatible with all 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the Microsoft Windows operating system.Advertisement
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