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Contents of the QUIZ.DOC file











Q U I Z


A Supplemental Program for WORDS

V e r s i o n 1 . 2

















Conceived and Created by

Tony Martin

of

The BAD SOFTWARE Company
1611 Harvest Green Ct.
Reston, VA 22094

April 1, 1990












Software and Documentation (C) Copyright 1990
by
Tony Martin





T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S
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The QUIZ Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Using QUIZ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Using QUIZ with Your Own WORDS Databases . . . . 4

End Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

















































The QUIZ Program
-------------------------------------------------------------


The QUIZ Program is an interactive, multiple choice
test to help you learn vocabulary words and
definitions quickly.

QUIZ works with WORDS databases. The 500 word
database you received along with this program will
provide hours of education and entertainment when
used in conjunction with QUIZ.

QUIZ will choose, from the database you specify, a
word at random. It will display it for you, along
with four definitions, also from the database. Only
one of the four is correct. You must choose the
correct definition, the one that best fits the
meaning of the word. Alternately, you can have
QUIZ show you a definition and four words from
which to choose.

QUIZ will keep this up as long as you like, all the
while keeping track of the number of words you get
correct and wrong.

QUIZ can greatly increase the speed at which you
learn vocabulary. It makes the learning more fun
as well.
























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Using QUIZ
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QUIZ is very easy to use. There are a couple of
steps listed below which summarize how to use QUIZ.
Each step will then be elaborated upon.

1) Start QUIZ

2) Choose a Quiz type

3) Answer as many questions as you like

4) Quit QUIZ

Step 1: Start QUIZ
------------------
To start QUIZ, the files QUIZ.EXE, WORDS.WRD, and
WORDS.DEF must be located in the same place, i.e.,
in the same disk drive and subdirectory. Once this
is accomplished, you may start QUIZ with the
following command:

QUIZ

The QUIZ program will start immediately. If QUIZ
cannot find the database files listed above, it
will display a message explaining such and quit,
returning you to DOS.

Step 2: Choose a Quiz type
--------------------------
Once QUIZ starts, you will have to make your first
choice. You must decide on which type of quiz you
would like. The types are:

1) Word Quiz. QUIZ shows you a single word
and four definitions. You must select the
correct definition.

2) Definition Quiz. QUIZ shows you a single
definition and four words. You must select
the correct word.

On the screen you will see some instructions
explaining all this, and a brief menu that contains
your options. You may select a Word Quiz, a
Definition Quiz, or quit the program.




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To select one of the options, you have two methods
available to you. You may move the highlight bar
to the option of your choice, and then hit ENTER.
The following table describes the actions possible
and the keys used to implement them.

Action... ...Key(s)
---------------------------------------------------
Move highlight up one selection . . . . . Up Arrow
Move highlight down one selection . . . Down Arrow
Move highlight to top selection . . . . . Home/PgUp
Move highlight to bottom selection . . . End/PgDn
Execute highlighted selection . . . . . . . . Enter

Alternately, you could hit the highlighted letter
associated with the selection of your choice. For
example, note that the W of Word Quiz is
highlighted. If you were to hit W, the Word Quiz
option would execute immediately.

Step 3: Answer As Many Questions As You Like
--------------------------------------------
Now you will see the QUIZ screen. QUIZ will display
a word (or definition) for you, along with four
definitions (or words). Only one of the four
choices is correct. Note that each choice has
associated with it a letter (A, B, C, or D).

Once you believe you know the correct answer, hit
the letter associated with the choice you think is
the right one. QUIZ will inform you as to the
result of your answer, be it right or wrong.

After you answer the question and read the result,
you can move to a new question by hitting and key.
You can keep this up for as long as you like. Keep
track of your progress by watching the statistics
in the lower-right corner of the screen.

Step 4: Quit QUIZ
-----------------
You may quit by hitting the ESC key whenever QUIZ
is waiting for your answer to a question. You will
be returned promptly to DOS.









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Using QUIZ with Your Own WORDS Databases
-------------------------------------------------------------


There are a couple of steps listed below which
summarize how to use QUIZ with your own WORDS
databases. Each step will then be elaborated upon.

1) Start QUIZ with your database

2) Select a Quiz type

3) Answer as many questions as you like

4) Quit QUIZ

Step 1: Start QUIZ with Your Own Database
-----------------------------------------
To start QUIZ, the file QUIZ.EXE and the .WRD and
.DEF files that make up your own database must be
located in the same place, i.e., in the same disk
drive and subdirectory. Once this is accomplished,
you may start with your own database QUIZ with the
following command:

QUIZ database

You would replace database with the name of your
own database. For example, if you had a database
called MYWORDS, the command to start QUIZ would be

QUIZ MYWORDS

The QUIZ program will start immediately. If QUIZ
cannot find the database files, it will display a
message explaining such and quit, returning you to
DOS.

Step 2: Choose a Quiz type
--------------------------
Once QUIZ starts, you will have to make your first
choice. You must decide on which type of quiz you
would like. The types are:

1) Word Quiz. QUIZ shows you a single word
and four definitions. You must select the
correct definition.

2) Definition Quiz. QUIZ shows you a single
definition and four words. You must select
the correct word.


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On the screen you will see some instructions
explaining all this, and a brief menu that contains
your options. You may select a Word Quiz, a
Definition Quiz, or quit the program.

To select one of the options, you have two methods
available to you. You may move the highlight bar
to the option of your choice, and then hit ENTER.
The following table describes the actions possible
and the keys used to implement them.

Action... ...Key(s)
---------------------------------------------------
Move highlight up one selection . . . . . Up Arrow
Move highlight down one selection . . . Down Arrow
Move highlight to top selection . . . . . Home/PgUp
Move highlight to bottom selection . . . End/PgDn
Execute highlighted selection . . . . . . . . Enter

Alternately, you could hit the highlighted letter
associated with the selection of your choice. For
example, note that the W of Word Quiz is
highlighted. If you were to hit W, the Word Quiz
option would execute immediately.


Step 3: Answer As Many Questions As You Like
--------------------------------------------
Once QUIZ starts, you will see the QUIZ screen.
QUIZ will display a word (or definition) for you,
along with four definitions (or words). Only one
of the choices is correct. Note that each choice
has associated with it a letter (A, B, C, or D).

Once you believe you know the correct answer, hit
the letter associated with the choice you think is
the right one. QUIZ will inform you as to the
result of your answer, be it right or wrong.

After you answer the question and read the result,
you can move to a new question by hitting and key.

Step 4: Quit QUIZ
-----------------
You may quit by hitting the ESC key whenever QUIZ
is waiting for your answer to a question. You will
be returned promptly to DOS.






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End Notes
-------------------------------------------------------------


QUIZ is obviously pretty easy to use, and should
provide you with piles of utility and enjoyment.

If you have any suggestions that would make QUIZ
better or more interesting, please let me know.
You can reach me at the following address:

Tony Martin
1611 Harvest Green Ct.
Reston, VA 22094

Any comments or questions you have will be promptly
replied to.


Thanks again for using QUIZ.

































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