a. term used to describe the unimportance of a test or quiz, mostly because of its lack of knowledge you gain after taking it.
b. term used to describe a humorous act or gesture, also used to replace the word "joke".
Teacher: Attention class! You are now going to have a quiz on Arthur Miller's, Death of a Salesman.
-Following the quiz-
Student: That quiz he gave us won't even help us! His methods of teaching is an Ellsworth!