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Quizmasters: “It’s not about being the smartest person in the room”

Irish times logoPub quizzes go virtual during lockdown with Kahoot!

Quizzes are having a moment. Under lockdown, quiz nights on Zoom have become a regular occurrence. The quiz creation and learning app Kahoot! is among the most downloaded apps on the App Store.

With pubs closed and social distancing on the cards for the foreseeable future, pub quizzes are unlikely to take place for a while yet. So how are quizzers faring without their regular quiz fix?

“There are a lot of quizzes going on online at the moment,” says O’Malley. “With all the pubs being shut, a lot of the folks who normally run pub quizzes are turning their attention online and running quizzes via Zoom or other video conferencing apps.”

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