ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST       2011
World Affairs Council ChairmanAdmiral Jonathan T. Howe, USN (Ret.)
WelcomeACADEMIC WORLDQUEST       2011
Presented by…
The World Affairs Council of Jacksonville would like to thank all   of our Academic WorldQuest 2011 participating schools:...
Vice Chairman of Education   Barbara A. B. Gubbin
Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors    Dr. David Courtwright & Ms. Shelby Miller                    BK1 - Bishop KennyDr...
Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors            Chris & Mi Garson          Kormac’s Krazy Krew - Bolles       Rodney & Kr...
Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors          Tom & Barbara Reilly            Episcopal 2 – Episcopal            Episcopa...
Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors        Richard & Betty Stoddard            First Coast 3 - First Coast              ...
Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors                   Dr. Yazan & Dima Khatib                    Something Witty – Green...
Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors               Barbara Gubbin                 Nease 1 – Nease      Dr. Carole Barnett...
Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors          Bill & Barbara Maletz            Sharks 2 - Ponte Vedra           Judy R. H...
Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors                   Winston Family Foundation            The Democratic Republic of Ri...
Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors           Joe & Carol Thompson         Superturbofliegenaffen – Stanton     Dr. Will...
Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors         Dr. John & Susan Kelley             Rose Rouge – Wolfson     Admiral Jonatha...
About Academic WorldQuest  Academic WorldQuest is a Flagship Program of the World Affairs  Council system.  The game was i...
Please welcome ourMaster of Ceremonies    Scott KimNews Director,
How to Play: Rules of the GameCheck under your chair. The person with theTable Captain sheet is the scorekeeper for the te...
How to Play: Rules of the GameRunners will collect answers after each round.Scott Kim will review the correct answers afte...
How to Play: Scoring1 point will be given for each right answer.No points will be given for incorrect, blank, or partialan...
Let’s try some   warm-up  questions!
Warm Up Q1What is the name of the space shuttle that took part  in NASA‟s 135th and final space shuttle mission?    A. Atl...
Warm Up Q1 AnswerWhat is the name of the space shuttle that took part  in NASA‟s 135th and final space shuttle mission?   ...
Warm Up Q2According to the U.N., how many countries are currently on track to meet the MDG target of reducing child mortal...
Warm Up Q2 AnswerAccording to the U.N., how many countries are currently on track to meet the MDG target of reducing child...
Warm Up Q3In what year did women first get the right to vote in                   Azerbaijan?    A. 1878    B. 1919    C. ...
Warm Up Q3 AnswerIn what year did women first get the right to vote in                   Azerbaijan?    A. 1878    B. 1919...
Tonight’s CategoriesMiddle EastNATOUS Energy PolicyAfghanistan/PakistanChinaCurrent Events
Round OneMiddle East
Round One: Middle East Q1According to Richard Haass in the article The Arab Spring HasGiven Way to a Long, Hot Summer, wha...
Round One: Middle East Q2 Due to the breaking of US diplomatic contact with Iran,which embassy in the US represents Irania...
Round One: Middle East Q3Saudi Arabia‟s oil reserves, the largest in the world,   account for what percentage of its expor...
Round One: Middle East Q4According to the State Department Fact Sheet: Holding Iran Accountable, what is significant about...
Round One: Middle East Q5In his speech on U.S. policy in the Middle East and North Africa at  the Department of State on M...
Round One: Middle East Q6   At the G8 Summit, the G8 countries extended a long-term global  partnership to all countries o...
RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
Round One  Middle EastHere are the answers….
Round One: Middle East Q1 AnswerAccording to Richard Haass in the article The Arab Spring HasGiven Way to a Long, Hot Summ...
Round One: Middle East Q2 Answer Due to the breaking of US diplomatic contact with Iran,which embassy in the US represents...
Round One: Middle East Q3 AnswerSaudi Arabia‟s oil reserves, the largest in the world,   account for what percentage of it...
Round One: Middle East Q4 AnswerAccording to the State Department Fact Sheet: Holding Iran Accountable, what is significan...
Round One: Middle East Q5 AnswerIn his speech on U.S. policy in the Middle East and North Africa at  the Department of Sta...
Round One: Middle East Q6 Answer   At the G8 Summit, the G8 countries extended a long-term global  partnership to all coun...
Round Two                                 NATO   The North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO, is an intergovernmental m...
Round Two: NATO Q1What is required for a new state to join NATO? A. A simple majority of the states already partial to the...
Round Two: NATO Q2According to the former Secretary of Defense Robert  Gates, what is the United States‟ share of NATO    ...
Round Two: NATO Q3Starting with 12 member nations, NATO now consists of28. Which two countries were the latest to join NAT...
Round Two: NATO Q4In what year was the North Atlantic Treaty signed?   A. 1945   B. 1949   C. 1952   D. 1956
Round Two: NATO Q5According to NATO Strategic Concept, 2010, what provides  the supreme guarantee of the security of the a...
Round Two: NATO Q6The Washington NATO Project report Alliance Reborn: An Atlantic Compact  for the 21st Century cites seve...
RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
Round Two       NATOHere are the answers….
Round Two: NATO Q1 AnswerWhat is required for a new state to join NATO? B. The states must    unanimously agree to    acce...
Round Two: NATO Q2 AnswerAccording to the former Secretary of Defense Robert  Gates, what is the United States‟ share of N...
Round Two: NATO Q3 AnswerStarting with 12 member nations, NATO now consists of28. Which two countries were the latest to j...
Round Two: NATO Q4 AnswerIn what year was the North Atlantic Treaty signed?   B. 1949
Round Two: NATO Q5 AnswerAccording to NATO Strategic Concept, 2010, whatprovides the supreme guarantee of the security of ...
Round Two: NATO Q6 AnswerThe Washington NATO Project report Alliance Reborn: An Atlantic Compact  for the 21st Century cit...
Round ThreeUS Energy Policy
Round Three: US Energy Policy Q1According to the U.S. Energy Challenge Expert Roundup, what did Dale Bryk suggest is the s...
Round Three: US Energy Policy Q2According to the Pew Charitable Trusts‟ Who’s Winning the Clean    Energy Race report, whi...
Round Three: US Energy Policy Q3According to Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson in the US Energy Challenge Expert   Roundup article, ...
Round Three: US Energy Policy Q4The most serious nuclear accident in US history occurred onMarch 28, 1979 and the second m...
Round Three: US Energy Policy Q5According to the Pew Charitable Trusts‟ Who’s Winning the Clean   Energy Race report, whil...
Round Three: US Energy Policy Q6Which of the following countries does not have plans   to acquire nuclear power in the nea...
RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
Round ThreeUS Energy Policy Here are the answers….
Round Three: US Energy Policy Q1 AnswerAccording to the U.S. Energy Challenge Expert Roundup, whatdid Dale Bryk suggest is...
Round Three: US Energy Policy Q2 Answer According to the Pew Charitable Trusts‟ Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race report...
Round Three: US Energy Policy Q3 Answer   According to Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson in the US Energy Challenge Expert Roundup a...
Round Three: US Energy Policy Q4 AnswerThe most serious nuclear accident in US history occurred onMarch 28, 1979 and the s...
Round Three: US Energy Policy Q5 AnswerAccording to the Pew Charitable Trusts‟ Who’s Winning the Clean   Energy Race repor...
Round Three: US Energy Policy Q6 AnswerWhich of the following countries does not have plans   to acquire nuclear power in ...
We will now take abreak to tally scores
Announce interim    standings
Round FourAfghanistan/Pakistan
Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q1Where does Afghanistan rank on Transparency     International‟s corruption index? A. Fi...
Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q2According to the authors of The Future of Pakistan, what  could the United States do in...
Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q3According to the Congressional Research Service report Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons: Prol...
Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q4In Stephen Biddle‟s statement to Congress on May 10, 2011, what doeshe argue is an acce...
Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q5 According to the Council on Foreign Relation‟s U.S.Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakist...
Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q6According to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee‟s Evaluating US Foreign Assistance ...
RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
Round FourAfghanistan/Pakistan   Here are the answers….
Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q1 Answer Where does Afghanistan rank on Transparency      International‟s corruption ind...
Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q2 AnswerAccording to the authors of The Future of Pakistan,    what could the United Sta...
Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q3 AnswerAccording to the Congressional Research Service report Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapon...
Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q4 Answer In Stephen Biddle‟s statement to Congress on May 10, 2011, whatdoes he argue is...
Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q5 Answer According to the Council on Foreign Relation‟s U.S.Strategy for Afghanistan and...
Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q6 AnswerAccording to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee‟s EvaluatingUS Foreign Assis...
Round Five China
Round Five: China Q1According to the article Asia’s New Growth Model, by mid-century,   India and China will account for 2...
Round Five: China Q2According to the State Department Fact Sheet: China-US Trade Issues, which of these efforts by China t...
Round Five: China Q3  According to the State Department Fact Sheet:  China-US Trade Issues, how much were the U.S.Treasury...
Round Five: China Q4  According to the Atlantic Monthly article The NextEmpire, how is China‟s approach to Africa differen...
Round Five: China Q5        According to the Great Decisions article Sanctions andnonproliferation, what was China‟s react...
Round Five: China Q6 According to the Congressional Research Service report China NavalModernization: Implications for U.S...
RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
Round Five      ChinaHere are the answers….
Round Five: China Q1 AnswerAccording to the article Asia’s New Growth Model, by mid-century,   India and China will accoun...
Round Five: China Q2 AnswerAccording to the State Department Fact Sheet: China- US Trade Issues, which of these efforts by...
Round Five: China Q3 Answer  According to the State Department Fact Sheet:  China-US Trade Issues, how much were the U.S.T...
Round Five: China Q4 AnswerAccording to the Atlantic Monthly article The NextEmpire, how is China‟s approach to Africa dif...
Round Five: China Q5 Answer   According to the Great Decisions article Sanctions andnonproliferation, what was China‟s rea...
Round Five: China Q6 AnswerAccording to the Congressional Research Service report China Naval Modernization: Implications ...
Round Six      Current EventsThis round will consist of questions on world news                 and world events.
Round Six: Current Events Q1Which South American President recently traveled to      Cuba to undergo treatment for cancer?...
Round Six: Current Events Q2 What country suggested in August that the United States    needed to “cure its addiction to d...
Round Six: Current Events Q3According to the United States Department of State‟s report, Sports and Diplomacy in the Globa...
Round Six: Current Events Q4According to Olympic Heritage, the length of the Olympicmarathon, which is still set today at ...
Round Six: Current Events Q5What African nation recently split in two, after decades of civil war, as part of its negotiat...
Round Six: Current Events Q6Who is the new Secretary of Defense and who is the             new Director of the CIA?    A. ...
RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
Round SixCurrent EventsHere are the answers….
Round Six: Current Events Q1 AnswerWhich South American President recently traveled to      Cuba to undergo treatment for ...
Round Six: Current Events Q2 Answer What country suggested in August that the United States    needed to “cure its addicti...
Round Six: Current Events Q3 AnswerAccording to the United States Department of State‟s report, Sports and Diplomacy in th...
Round Six: Current Events Q4 AnswerAccording to Olympic Heritage, the length of theOlympic marathon, which is still set to...
Round Six: Current Events Q5 AnswerWhat African nation recently split in two, after decades of civil war, as part of its n...
Round Six: Current Events Q6 AnswerWho is the new Secretary of Defense and who is the             new Director of the CIA?...
We will now take aquick break to tally     the scores
The World Affairs Council of Jacksonville  would like to thank all of AWQ 2011    participating school’s teachers:        ...
We will announce the winners  in just a few minutes!!!!
The World Affairs Council ofJacksonville would like to thank all of      our AWQ 2011 Volunteers
Thanks to ourMaster of Ceremonies!    Scott Kim News Director,
A Special Thanks to Our Staff…      Ulrike (Uli) Decker        Trina Medarev         Megan Duda
A Special Thanks to our      Council Interns!Rahma Adnan & Joana Miranda
Thank you for coming toAcademic WorldQuest         2011
The WINNERS are……..
Sudden Death
How to Play Sudden Death:            Rules of the GameThe competing teams will have 45 seconds to answer a question.Teams ...
Sudden Death Q1Where is the home of the first oil well in history        according to “Build it Bigger”?  A. Sumgait  B. G...
Sudden Death Q1 AnswerWhere is the home of the first oil well in history        according to “Build it Bigger”?  A. Sumgai...
Sudden Death Q2  The “Educate to Innovate” report sponsored by PresidentBarack Obama serves to do what for American school...
Sudden Death Q2 Answer  The “Educate to Innovate” report sponsored by PresidentBarack Obama serves to do what for American...
Sudden Death Q3   Which of these is NOT part of the three-prongedapproach listed by UNICEF that must be taken to ensure th...
Sudden Death Q3 Answer   Which of these is NOT part of the three-prongedapproach listed by UNICEF that must be taken to en...
Sudden Death Q4 According to the Backgrounder U.S. Debt Ceiling: Costs andConsequences, how many times had Congress raised...
Sudden Death Q4 Answer According to the Backgrounder U.S. Debt Ceiling: Costs andConsequences, how many times had Congress...
Sudden Death Q5What was the first year the United States spent more    on information technology than production          ...
Sudden Death Q5 AnswerWhat was the first year the United States spent more    on information technology than production   ...
Sudden Death Q6Which former Afghan President was assassinated by    terrorist groups on September 20, 2011?    A. Hamid Ka...
Sudden Death Q6 AnswerWhich former Afghan President was assassinated by    terrorist groups on September 20, 2011?    A. H...
Sudden Death Q7“Don‟t blame Wall Street, don‟t blame the big banks, if you don‟t have a job and you‟re not rich, blame you...
Sudden Death Q7 Answer“Don‟t blame Wall Street, don‟t blame the big banks, if you don‟t have a job and you‟re not rich, bl...
Sudden Death Q8Which country has the highest divorce rates in                the world?   A. Germany   B. United States   ...
Sudden Death Q8 AnswerWhich country has the highest divorce rates in                the world?   A. Germany   B. United St...
Sudden Death Q9 What were the Oslo Accords of 1993?A. An attempt to create a homeland for the Kurds thatcurrently primaril...
Sudden Death Q9 Answer What were the Oslo Accords of 1993?A. An attempt to create a homeland for the Kurds thatcurrently p...
Sudden Death Q10 Out of the following countries, which one has themost number of women in Parliament (lower house)?    A. ...
Sudden Death Q10 Answer Out of the following countries, which one has themost number of women in Parliament (lower house)?...
SUDDEN DEATH II        How to Play Sudden Death II            Rules of the Game The competing teams will have One Minute t...
SUDDEN DEATH II  Embassies are responsible for representing their home countries abroad and handling diplomatic issues, su...
RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
Embassies are responsible for representing its home country abroad andhandling diplomatic issues, such as preserving the r...
SUDDEN DEATH IIAccording to the CIA World Factbook, there are  18 countries that comprise the Traditional                 ...
RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
According to the CIA World Factbook, there are 18 countriesthat comprise the Traditional Middle East. List as many capital...
SUDDEN DEATH IIThere are fifty states that make up the United               States of America.List as many capitals of the...
RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
Alabama – Montgomery      Maryland – Annapolis        Oregon – SalemAlaska – Juneau           Massachusetts – Boston      ...
The WINNERS are……..
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Academic WorldQuest 2011

  1. 1. ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST 2011
  2. 2. World Affairs Council ChairmanAdmiral Jonathan T. Howe, USN (Ret.)
  3. 3. WelcomeACADEMIC WORLDQUEST 2011
  4. 4. Presented by…
  5. 5. The World Affairs Council of Jacksonville would like to thank all of our Academic WorldQuest 2011 participating schools: Bishop Kenny Ponte Vedra Fletcher Sandalwood Bishop Snyder Raines Greenwood Stanton Bolles School Ribault Hilliard Wolfson Episcopal Ridgeview Nease Yulee First Coast
  6. 6. Vice Chairman of Education Barbara A. B. Gubbin
  7. 7. Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors Dr. David Courtwright & Ms. Shelby Miller BK1 - Bishop KennyDr. Irving & Gail Sterman and Steve & Jeanie Taras BK2 - Bishop Kenny Fred & Susan Schantz The Shootin Putins - Bishop Snyder Glenn & Denise Hansen Gandhi’s Weapons of Mass Destruction - Bishop Snyder RADM. George Huchting, USN (RET.) Marxy Marx and the Funky Bunch - Bishop Snyder
  8. 8. Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors Chris & Mi Garson Kormac’s Krazy Krew - Bolles Rodney & Kristin McLauchlan In First Place – Bolles Bruce & Susan Mack The Sophomore Four – Bolles Greg & Diana Huston Episcopal 1 – Episcopal
  9. 9. Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors Tom & Barbara Reilly Episcopal 2 – Episcopal Episcopal 3 – Episcopal Wingood Foundation First Coast 1 – First Coast Bill & Dori Walton First Coast 2 - First Coast
  10. 10. Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors Richard & Betty Stoddard First Coast 3 - First Coast Reaganing – Fletcher Dr. Yank & Shereth Coble The Majestic Narwals – Fletcher Dick & Marty Jones Something Clever -Greenwood
  11. 11. Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors Dr. Yazan & Dima Khatib Something Witty – Greenwood Capt. Jeffrey & Leslie Maclay Something Smart –Greenwood Larry & Ann McCullen Anonymous – HilliardErwin, Foundation & Jackson, P.A.- Certified Public Accountants Clueless - Hilliard
  12. 12. Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors Barbara Gubbin Nease 1 – Nease Dr. Carole Barnett & Gene Ritchie Nease 2 – NeaseCarl & Elena Dietz and James & Eileen Ferland Nease 3 - Nease Michael Monaghan & Helen Short Sharks 1 – Ponte Vedra
  13. 13. Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors Bill & Barbara Maletz Sharks 2 - Ponte Vedra Judy R. Haberkorn Sharks 3 – Ponte Vedra Raines 1 - Raines Ed Lombard Savage Nation – Ribault
  14. 14. Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors Winston Family Foundation The Democratic Republic of Ridgeview – Ridgeview Tom Brennan The Imperial Republic of Ridgeview – Ridgeview Frank & Daryl Barker The People’s Republic of Ridgeview – RidgeviewThe Young Professionals (Lenorae Atter, Sunny Bali, Brett Bell, Johnelle Causwell, Daniel Gilham, Katie Ross) Saint Squad – Sandalwood
  15. 15. Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors Joe & Carol Thompson Superturbofliegenaffen – Stanton Dr. William & Linda Ann Bainbridge The Act of Supremacy – Stanton XAOC – Stanton Spence & Nancy Edwards Domini– Wolfson
  16. 16. Thanks to the Following Team Sponsors Dr. John & Susan Kelley Rose Rouge – Wolfson Admiral Jonathan & Harriet Howe Killing Floor - Yulee Bob & Sandy Cook Red House – Yulee
  17. 17. About Academic WorldQuest Academic WorldQuest is a Flagship Program of the World Affairs Council system. The game was invented by the Charlotte Council and is now widely played at the adult and high school levels around the country. The World Affairs Councils of America started the national competition in Washington, D.C. in March 2003. The Jacksonville Council began its own local Academic WorldQuest competition in 2005 and has held it annually in November ever since. The winning team tonight will be sent to compete in the national competition in Spring 2012.
  18. 18. Please welcome ourMaster of Ceremonies Scott KimNews Director,
  19. 19. How to Play: Rules of the GameCheck under your chair. The person with theTable Captain sheet is the scorekeeper for the team.There are six rounds of six questions each.All of the questions are multiple choice.You have up to 45 seconds to answer each question.Mark your team’s answer on the answer sheet. Be sureto use the CORRECT answer sheet for each round.
  20. 20. How to Play: Rules of the GameRunners will collect answers after each round.Scott Kim will review the correct answers after eachround.The team standings will be announced after Round 3and Round 6.There will be a break after Round 3.Please be sure to fill in both your team name and schoolname on each answer sheet.
  21. 21. How to Play: Scoring1 point will be given for each right answer.No points will be given for incorrect, blank, or partialanswers.If there is a tie at the end of the game for 1st-3rd place, aSudden Death tie-breaker will be played.
  22. 22. Let’s try some warm-up questions!
  23. 23. Warm Up Q1What is the name of the space shuttle that took part in NASA‟s 135th and final space shuttle mission? A. Atlantis B. Discovery C. Challenger D. Columbia
  24. 24. Warm Up Q1 AnswerWhat is the name of the space shuttle that took part in NASA‟s 135th and final space shuttle mission? A. Atlantis
  25. 25. Warm Up Q2According to the U.N., how many countries are currently on track to meet the MDG target of reducing child mortality? A. 10 B. 15 C. 20 D. 25
  26. 26. Warm Up Q2 AnswerAccording to the U.N., how many countries are currently on track to meet the MDG target of reducing child mortality? A. 10 B. 15 C. 20 D. 25
  27. 27. Warm Up Q3In what year did women first get the right to vote in Azerbaijan? A. 1878 B. 1919 C. 1945 D. 1969
  28. 28. Warm Up Q3 AnswerIn what year did women first get the right to vote in Azerbaijan? A. 1878 B. 1919 C. 1945 D. 1969
  29. 29. Tonight’s CategoriesMiddle EastNATOUS Energy PolicyAfghanistan/PakistanChinaCurrent Events
  30. 30. Round OneMiddle East
  31. 31. Round One: Middle East Q1According to Richard Haass in the article The Arab Spring HasGiven Way to a Long, Hot Summer, what is one lesson that can be learned from the Arab Spring in order to move forward? A. Military intervention should always be the first step taken B. The position taken by Russia and China is critical C. It is easier to oust a regime than to help put something clearly better in its place D. The price of oil has no relationship to civil unrest
  32. 32. Round One: Middle East Q2 Due to the breaking of US diplomatic contact with Iran,which embassy in the US represents Iranian Affairs under the Iranian Interests Section? A. Saudi Arabia B. Pakistan C. Turkey D. Syria
  33. 33. Round One: Middle East Q3Saudi Arabia‟s oil reserves, the largest in the world, account for what percentage of its exports? A. 50% B. 75% C. 80% D. 90%
  34. 34. Round One: Middle East Q4According to the State Department Fact Sheet: Holding Iran Accountable, what is significant about the Human Rights Council‟s Special Rapporteur on Iran? A. It is the first time the Council investigated Iran for human rights violations B. It helped the Council be seen as a powerful force in international affairs C. It is the first country-specific rapporteur the Council has ever created D. All of the above
  35. 35. Round One: Middle East Q5In his speech on U.S. policy in the Middle East and North Africa at the Department of State on May 19th, 2011, President Obama said that Americans have a stake, not just in the stability of nations, but also in what? A. Self-determination of individuals B. Establishing multi-party democracies C. Secular governments D. Establishment of a Middle East Economic Union
  36. 36. Round One: Middle East Q6 At the G8 Summit, the G8 countries extended a long-term global partnership to all countries of the Middle East region engaging in atransition towards free, democratic and tolerant societies. What two pillars is the Deauville Partnership based on? A. A political process to support democratic transition and an economic process for sustained growth B. A military process to end all outside intervention and a political process to support transition C. A political process to support democratization, an economic process to support growth, and the establishment of a WMD-free zone D. None of the above
  37. 37. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
  38. 38. Round One Middle EastHere are the answers….
  39. 39. Round One: Middle East Q1 AnswerAccording to Richard Haass in the article The Arab Spring HasGiven Way to a Long, Hot Summer, what is one lesson that can be learned from the Arab Spring in order to move forward? C. It is easier to oust a regime than to help put something clearly better in its place
  40. 40. Round One: Middle East Q2 Answer Due to the breaking of US diplomatic contact with Iran,which embassy in the US represents Iranian Affairs under the Iranian Interests Section? B. Pakistan
  41. 41. Round One: Middle East Q3 AnswerSaudi Arabia‟s oil reserves, the largest in the world, account for what percentage of its exports? D. 90%
  42. 42. Round One: Middle East Q4 AnswerAccording to the State Department Fact Sheet: Holding Iran Accountable, what is significant about the Human Rights Council‟s Special Rapporteur on Iran? C. It is the first country-specific rapporteur the Council has ever created.
  43. 43. Round One: Middle East Q5 AnswerIn his speech on U.S. policy in the Middle East and North Africa at the Department of State on May 19th, 2011, President Obama said that Americans have a stake, not just in the stability of nations, but also in what? A. Self-determination of individuals
  44. 44. Round One: Middle East Q6 Answer At the G8 Summit, the G8 countries extended a long-term global partnership to all countries of the Middle East region engaging in atransition towards free, democratic and tolerant societies. What two pillars is the Deauville partnership based on? A. A political process to support democratic transition and economic process for sustained growth
  45. 45. Round Two NATO The North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty. The NATO headquarters are in Brussels, Belgium, and the organization constitutes a system of collective defense whereby itsmember states agree to mutual defense in response to an attack by any external party.
  46. 46. Round Two: NATO Q1What is required for a new state to join NATO? A. A simple majority of the states already partial to the treaty must agree to accept the new state B. The states must unanimously agree to accept the new state C. 2/3 of the states already partial to the treaty must agree to accept the new state D. The state must simply meet the guidelines established by the North Atlantic Treaty
  47. 47. Round Two: NATO Q2According to the former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, what is the United States‟ share of NATO defense spending? A. 51% B. 60% C. 75% D. 90%
  48. 48. Round Two: NATO Q3Starting with 12 member nations, NATO now consists of28. Which two countries were the latest to join NATO? A. Romania and Lithuania B. Croatia and Slovenia C. Croatia and Albania D. Slovenia and Albania
  49. 49. Round Two: NATO Q4In what year was the North Atlantic Treaty signed? A. 1945 B. 1949 C. 1952 D. 1956
  50. 50. Round Two: NATO Q5According to NATO Strategic Concept, 2010, what provides the supreme guarantee of the security of the alliance? A. The strategic nuclear forces of the Alliance, particularly those of the United States B. The United States’ share of NATO defense spending C. The strategic military base locations of all the alliance members D. NATO’s cooperation with the United Nations
  51. 51. Round Two: NATO Q6The Washington NATO Project report Alliance Reborn: An Atlantic Compact for the 21st Century cites several examples of how NATO can strengthenits Deterrence and Defense capabilities. Which one of these answers is NOT a way that the article recommends for strengthening NATO? A. Create a joint NATO/Russia Brigade to combat terrorism in the Caucuses B. Ensure a fully capable NATO response force available in and out of the North Atlantic C. Consider positioning new NATO installations in newly allied nations D. Create another NATO international brigade from Central European states
  52. 52. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
  53. 53. Round Two NATOHere are the answers….
  54. 54. Round Two: NATO Q1 AnswerWhat is required for a new state to join NATO? B. The states must unanimously agree to accept the new state
  55. 55. Round Two: NATO Q2 AnswerAccording to the former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, what is the United States‟ share of NATO defense spending? C. 75%
  56. 56. Round Two: NATO Q3 AnswerStarting with 12 member nations, NATO now consists of28. Which two countries were the latest to join NATO? C. Croatia and Albania
  57. 57. Round Two: NATO Q4 AnswerIn what year was the North Atlantic Treaty signed? B. 1949
  58. 58. Round Two: NATO Q5 AnswerAccording to NATO Strategic Concept, 2010, whatprovides the supreme guarantee of the security of the alliance? A. The strategic nuclear forces of the Alliance particularly those of the United States
  59. 59. Round Two: NATO Q6 AnswerThe Washington NATO Project report Alliance Reborn: An Atlantic Compact for the 21st Century cites several examples of how NATO can strengthenits Deterrence and Defense capabilities. Which one of these answers is NOT a way that the article recommends for strengthening NATO? A. Create a joint NATO/Russia Brigade to combat terrorism in the Caucuses
  60. 60. Round ThreeUS Energy Policy
  61. 61. Round Three: US Energy Policy Q1According to the U.S. Energy Challenge Expert Roundup, what did Dale Bryk suggest is the single most important thing that the U.S. can do in order to reduce our dependence on oil? A. That the government reduces the speed limit on all interstate highways to 50 miles per hour B. That the federal government provides intense, short-term focus to one energy source at a time C. The federal government should build new roads D. That the government set a 60 mile per gallon standard for cars and light trucks
  62. 62. Round Three: US Energy Policy Q2According to the Pew Charitable Trusts‟ Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race report, which of the following was the leading recipient of G-20 clean energy investments in 2010? A. Wind B. Solar C. Geothermal D. Biofuels
  63. 63. Round Three: US Energy Policy Q3According to Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson in the US Energy Challenge Expert Roundup article, which of the following is one of the seven basic principles for a comprehensive energy security road map? A. Increased investment into fuel cell technologies for automobiles B. Reducing the number of suppliers in order to better regulate the market C. Further development of US offshore oil resources in order to increase domestic oil production D. Adoption of policies that ensure consistent regulation and transparent price signals
  64. 64. Round Three: US Energy Policy Q4The most serious nuclear accident in US history occurred onMarch 28, 1979 and the second most serious nuclear safety lapse in US history occurred in 2002 at which two plants? A. Oyster Creek/ McGuire B. Three Mile Island/ Turkey Point C. Wolf Creek/ Dresden D. Three Mile Island/ David Bessie
  65. 65. Round Three: US Energy Policy Q5According to the Pew Charitable Trusts‟ Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race report, while the US‟s clean energy investment increased 51 percent in 2010 to $34 billion, the US fell to third place among G-20 members behind which two countries? A. France/Canada B. Brazil/Italy C. China/France D. China/Germany
  66. 66. Round Three: US Energy Policy Q6Which of the following countries does not have plans to acquire nuclear power in the near future? A. Belarus B. Oman C. Kazakhstan D. United Arab Emirates
  67. 67. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
  68. 68. Round ThreeUS Energy Policy Here are the answers….
  69. 69. Round Three: US Energy Policy Q1 AnswerAccording to the U.S. Energy Challenge Expert Roundup, whatdid Dale Bryk suggest is the single most important thing that the U.S. can do in order to reduce our dependence on oil? D. That the government set a 60 mile per gallon standard for cars and light trucks
  70. 70. Round Three: US Energy Policy Q2 Answer According to the Pew Charitable Trusts‟ Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race report, which of the following was theleading recipient of G-20 clean energy investments in 2010? A. Wind
  71. 71. Round Three: US Energy Policy Q3 Answer According to Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson in the US Energy Challenge Expert Roundup article, which of the following isone of the seven basic principles for a comprehensive energy security road map? D. Adoption of policies that ensure consistent regulation and transparent price signals
  72. 72. Round Three: US Energy Policy Q4 AnswerThe most serious nuclear accident in US history occurred onMarch 28, 1979 and the second most serious nuclear safety lapse in US history occurred in 2002 at which two plants? D. Three Mile Island/Davis Besse
  73. 73. Round Three: US Energy Policy Q5 AnswerAccording to the Pew Charitable Trusts‟ Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race report, while the US‟s clean energy investment increased 51 percent in 2010 to $34 billion, the US fell to third place among G-20 members behind which two countries? D. China/ Germany
  74. 74. Round Three: US Energy Policy Q6 AnswerWhich of the following countries does not have plans to acquire nuclear power in the near future? B. Oman
  75. 75. We will now take abreak to tally scores
  76. 76. Announce interim standings
  77. 77. Round FourAfghanistan/Pakistan
  78. 78. Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q1Where does Afghanistan rank on Transparency International‟s corruption index? A. First B. Second C. Fifth D. Seventh
  79. 79. Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q2According to the authors of The Future of Pakistan, what could the United States do in order to restructure its alliance with Pakistan? A. Build a stronger monetary relationship B. Foster a one dimensional relationship C. Recognize Pakistan as a nuclear capable international and regional stakeholder D. All of the above
  80. 80. Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q3According to the Congressional Research Service report Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security Issues, what is the most likely scenario in which militants or terrorists could acquire Pakistani nuclear weapons? A. A security breach in the ineffective Pakistani Army B. A lack of strong communication between the US and Pakistani militaries C. Terrorist infiltration within the Pakistani government D. The collapse or near-collapse of the Pakistani government
  81. 81. Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q4In Stephen Biddle‟s statement to Congress on May 10, 2011, what doeshe argue is an acceptable „end state‟ for Afghanistan that could providethe critical requirement of an Afghanistan that does not threaten us or its neighbors? A. Anarchy B. Decentralized Democracy C. Partition of the Pashtun south from the largely Tajik, Uzbek, and Hazara north and west D. Centralized Dictatorship
  82. 82. Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q5 According to the Council on Foreign Relation‟s U.S.Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan report, what is the Haqqani network? A. An Afghan Taliban affiliate based in Pakistan B. The US-sponsored recruiting arm of the Afghani Army C. Al-Qaeda’s main operating cell in Iraq D. An Afghani news channel banned under the Taliban regime
  83. 83. Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q6According to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee‟s Evaluating US Foreign Assistance to Afghanistan report, how much have the State Department and USAID been spending on foreign aid per month in Afghanistan and what are the funds primarily used for? A. $110 million. Long-term stabilization programs B. $160 million. Short-term development projects C. $240 million. Long-term development projects D. $320 million. Short-term stabilization programs
  84. 84. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
  85. 85. Round FourAfghanistan/Pakistan Here are the answers….
  86. 86. Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q1 Answer Where does Afghanistan rank on Transparency International‟s corruption index? B. Second
  87. 87. Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q2 AnswerAccording to the authors of The Future of Pakistan, what could the United States do in order to restructure its alliance with Pakistan? C. Recognize Pakistan as a nuclear capable international and regional stakeholder
  88. 88. Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q3 AnswerAccording to the Congressional Research Service report Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security Issues, what is the most likely scenario in which militants or terrorists could acquire Pakistani nuclear weapons? D. The collapse or near-collapse of the Pakistani government
  89. 89. Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q4 Answer In Stephen Biddle‟s statement to Congress on May 10, 2011, whatdoes he argue is an acceptable „end state‟ for Afghanistan that could provide the critical requirement of an Afghanistan that does not threaten us or its neighbors? B. Decentralized Democracy
  90. 90. Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q5 Answer According to the Council on Foreign Relation‟s U.S.Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan report, what is the Haqqani network? A. An Afghan Taliban affiliate based in Pakistan
  91. 91. Round Four: Afghanistan/Pakistan Q6 AnswerAccording to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee‟s EvaluatingUS Foreign Assistance to Afghanistan report, how much have the State Department and USAID been spending on foreign aid per month in Afghanistan? D. $320 million. Short- term stabilization programs
  92. 92. Round Five China
  93. 93. Round Five: China Q1According to the article Asia’s New Growth Model, by mid-century, India and China will account for 2.5 billion of the 3.5 billion additional people with advanced-country incomes. Due to this factor, home much will global GDP increase in the next threedecades even in the absence of growth outside the two countries? A. Quadruple B. Triple C. Double D. There will be no drastic change
  94. 94. Round Five: China Q2According to the State Department Fact Sheet: China-US Trade Issues, which of these efforts by China to acquire U.S. companies went through despite U.S. national security concerns? A. China National Offshore Oil Corporation’s bid to buy UNOCAL B. Huawei’s bid to buy 3Leaf Systems C. Lenovo’s bid to buy IBM D. Tangshan Caofeidian Investment Corporations bid to buy Emcore Corporation
  95. 95. Round Five: China Q3 According to the State Department Fact Sheet: China-US Trade Issues, how much were the U.S.Treasury securities held by China worth as of 2010? A. 727 billion dollars B. 882 billion dollars C. 1,160 billion dollars D. 1,376 billion dollars
  96. 96. Round Five: China Q4 According to the Atlantic Monthly article The NextEmpire, how is China‟s approach to Africa different from that of the West? A. Does not make its investments contingent on government reform B. Uses local labor force to develop infrastructure C. Requires recipient countries to implement anti-corruption measures D. All of the above
  97. 97. Round Five: China Q5 According to the Great Decisions article Sanctions andnonproliferation, what was China‟s reaction in August 2003 after North Korea expelled all IAEA inspectors and withdrew from the Nonproliferation Treaty? A. Immediately placed travel and trade sanctions on North Korea B. Remained silent and did nothing C. Began Six Party Talks in an attempt to negotiate an end to North Korean nuclear activities D. Refused to join the Six Party Talks to negotiate end of North Korean Nuclear actives
  98. 98. Round Five: China Q6 According to the Congressional Research Service report China NavalModernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities, DOD and other observers believe that the near-term focus of China‟s militarymodernization effort, including its naval modernization effort, has been to develop military options for addressing what problem? A. Protecting commercial interests in Western Pacific B. The situation in Taiwan C. Rivalry with Japan for Pacific political influence D. Increasing US Naval influence in Western Pacific
  99. 99. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
  100. 100. Round Five ChinaHere are the answers….
  101. 101. Round Five: China Q1 AnswerAccording to the article Asia’s New Growth Model, by mid-century, India and China will account for 2.5 billion of the 3.5 billion additional people with advanced-country incomes. Due to this factor, home much will global GDP increase in the next threedecades even in the absence of growth outside the two countries? C. Double
  102. 102. Round Five: China Q2 AnswerAccording to the State Department Fact Sheet: China- US Trade Issues, which of these efforts by China to acquire U.S. companies went through despite U.S. national security concerns? C. Lenovo’s bid to buy IBM
  103. 103. Round Five: China Q3 Answer According to the State Department Fact Sheet: China-US Trade Issues, how much were the U.S.Treasury securities held by China worth as of 2010? C. 1,160 billion dollars
  104. 104. Round Five: China Q4 AnswerAccording to the Atlantic Monthly article The NextEmpire, how is China‟s approach to Africa different from that of the West? A. Does not make its investments contingent on government reform
  105. 105. Round Five: China Q5 Answer According to the Great Decisions article Sanctions andnonproliferation, what was China‟s reaction in August 2003after North Korea expelled all IAEA inspectors and withdrew from the Nonproliferation Treaty? C. Began Six Party Talks in an attempt to negotiate an end to North Korean Nuclear activities
  106. 106. Round Five: China Q6 AnswerAccording to the Congressional Research Service report China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities, DOD andother observers believe that the near-term focus of China‟s military modernization effort, including its naval modernization effort, has been to develop military options for addressing what problem? B. The situation in Taiwan
  107. 107. Round Six Current EventsThis round will consist of questions on world news and world events.
  108. 108. Round Six: Current Events Q1Which South American President recently traveled to Cuba to undergo treatment for cancer? A. Hugo Chavez B. Evo Morales C. Cristina Fernández de Kirchner D. Michelle Bachelet
  109. 109. Round Six: Current Events Q2 What country suggested in August that the United States needed to “cure its addiction to debt,” calling onWashington to make substantial cuts to its “gigantic military expenditure” and its “bloated social welfare” programs? A. Iraq B. Russia C. China D. Germany
  110. 110. Round Six: Current Events Q3According to the United States Department of State‟s report, Sports and Diplomacy in the Global Arena, what Olympics did the United States boycott? A. 1936 Games in Berlin B. 1952 Games in Helsinki C. 1972 Games in Peking D. 1980 Games in Moscow
  111. 111. Round Six: Current Events Q4According to Olympic Heritage, the length of the Olympicmarathon, which is still set today at 26.2 miles, is based of the distance between what two places? A. The Olympic Stadium’s royal box to the Thames River B. The Olympic Stadium’s royal box to Buckingham Palace C. The Olympic Stadium’s royal box to Windsor Castle D. The Olympic Stadium’s royal box to Big Ben
  112. 112. Round Six: Current Events Q5What African nation recently split in two, after decades of civil war, as part of its negotiated peace treaty? A. Sudan B. Somalia C. Nigeria D. South Africa
  113. 113. Round Six: Current Events Q6Who is the new Secretary of Defense and who is the new Director of the CIA? A. Robert Gates and Leon Panetta B. Leon Panetta and General David Petraeus C. General David Petraeus and Robert Gates D. Admiral Mike McMullen and General Stanley McChrystal
  114. 114. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
  115. 115. Round SixCurrent EventsHere are the answers….
  116. 116. Round Six: Current Events Q1 AnswerWhich South American President recently traveled to Cuba to undergo treatment for cancer? A. Hugo Chavez
  117. 117. Round Six: Current Events Q2 Answer What country suggested in August that the United States needed to “cure its addiction to debt,” calling onWashington to make substantial cuts to its “gigantic military expenditure” and its “bloated social welfare” programs? C. China
  118. 118. Round Six: Current Events Q3 AnswerAccording to the United States Department of State‟s report, Sports and Diplomacy in the Global Arena, what Olympics did the United States boycott? D. 1980 Games in Moscow
  119. 119. Round Six: Current Events Q4 AnswerAccording to Olympic Heritage, the length of theOlympic marathon, which is still set today at 26.2miles, is based of the distance between what two places? C. The Olympic Stadium’s royal box to Windsor Castle
  120. 120. Round Six: Current Events Q5 AnswerWhat African nation recently split in two, after decades of civil war, as part of its negotiated peace treaty? A. Sudan
  121. 121. Round Six: Current Events Q6 AnswerWho is the new Secretary of Defense and who is the new Director of the CIA? B. Leon Panetta and General David Petraeus
  122. 122. We will now take aquick break to tally the scores
  123. 123. The World Affairs Council of Jacksonville would like to thank all of AWQ 2011 participating school’s teachers: • Nease: Jacqui Ashcroft• Bishop Kenny: Jon Pichardo H.A. Smith Joseph Tusing• Bishop Snyder: John Jordi Nathan Stanley • Ponte Vedra: Marisa Leonard• Bolles School: Cormac O’Riordan • Raines: Albert Buckner• Episcopal: Pat Andrews • Ribault: Elisabeth O’Donnell Nathan Kress Alfred Aviles• First Coast: John Bouchard • Ridgeview: Susan McInarnay• Fletcher: Doug Brown • Sandalwood: Lorraine Rossi Fran Heckermann• Greenwood: Emlyn James Diane Krug • Stanton: Frank Bunton• Hilliard: Kelly Burnette • Wolfson: Elisabeth Sundstrom Rebecca Cofield • Yulee: Ethan Dombkowski Karen Bernhart
  124. 124. We will announce the winners in just a few minutes!!!!
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  129. 129. Thank you for coming toAcademic WorldQuest 2011
  130. 130. The WINNERS are……..
  131. 131. Sudden Death
  132. 132. How to Play Sudden Death: Rules of the GameThe competing teams will have 45 seconds to answer a question.Teams will write their answers (A, B, C or D) LARGE on a scoresheet with marker.When time is up, Table Captain must hold score sheet abovehead so emcee can see answer.If each team answers correctly, we will repeat the Sudden Deathprocess.When a team answers incorrectly, they are immediatelyeliminated.
  133. 133. Sudden Death Q1Where is the home of the first oil well in history according to “Build it Bigger”? A. Sumgait B. Ganja C. Kalbajar D. Baku
  134. 134. Sudden Death Q1 AnswerWhere is the home of the first oil well in history according to “Build it Bigger”? A. Sumgait B. Ganja C. Kalbajar D. Baku
  135. 135. Sudden Death Q2 The “Educate to Innovate” report sponsored by PresidentBarack Obama serves to do what for American schoolchildren? A. Improve participation and performance in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics B. Connect underprivileged students to skilled teachers using web conferencing C. Improve literacy and language skills to prepare them for a global world D. Create networks for schoolchildren and businesses so they can be connected for future careers
  136. 136. Sudden Death Q2 Answer The “Educate to Innovate” report sponsored by PresidentBarack Obama serves to do what for American schoolchildren? A. Improve participation and performance in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics B. Connect underprivileged students to skilled teachers using web conferencing C. Improve literacy and language skills to prepare them for a global world D. Create networks for schoolchildren and businesses so they can be connected for future careers
  137. 137. Sudden Death Q3 Which of these is NOT part of the three-prongedapproach listed by UNICEF that must be taken to ensure the top 60 priority countries reach the MDG by 2015? A. Governments must strengthen their healthcare systems and management B. Availability and access to medical supplies and technology must be improved C. Donors must increase their financial commitments D. Pharmaceutical companies must waive costs of important medicines
  138. 138. Sudden Death Q3 Answer Which of these is NOT part of the three-prongedapproach listed by UNICEF that must be taken to ensure the top 60 priority countries reach the MDG by 2015? A. Governments must strengthen their healthcare systems and management B. Availability and access to medical supplies and technology must be improved C. Donors must increase their financial commitments D. Pharmaceutical companies must waive costs of important medicines
  139. 139. Sudden Death Q4 According to the Backgrounder U.S. Debt Ceiling: Costs andConsequences, how many times had Congress raised the debt ceiling since 1962 prior to the summer 2011 debate? A. 7 B. 37 C. 58 D. 74
  140. 140. Sudden Death Q4 Answer According to the Backgrounder U.S. Debt Ceiling: Costs andConsequences, how many times had Congress raised the debt ceiling since 1962 prior to the summer 2011 debate? A. 7 B. 37 C. 58 D. 74
  141. 141. Sudden Death Q5What was the first year the United States spent more on information technology than production technology? A. 1987 B. 1991 C. 1994 D. 1998
  142. 142. Sudden Death Q5 AnswerWhat was the first year the United States spent more on information technology than production technology? A. 1987 B. 1991 C. 1994 D. 1998
  143. 143. Sudden Death Q6Which former Afghan President was assassinated by terrorist groups on September 20, 2011? A. Hamid Karzai B. Burhanuddin Rabbani C. Abdullah Burhan D. Ahmed Wali Karzai
  144. 144. Sudden Death Q6 AnswerWhich former Afghan President was assassinated by terrorist groups on September 20, 2011? A. Hamid Karzai B. Burhanuddin Rabbani C. Abdullah Burhan D. Ahmed Wali Karzai
  145. 145. Sudden Death Q7“Don‟t blame Wall Street, don‟t blame the big banks, if you don‟t have a job and you‟re not rich, blame yourself!” – Who said it? A. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader B. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg C. Herman Cain, Republican Presidential Candidate D. Senator John Kerry, Democrat of Massachusetts
  146. 146. Sudden Death Q7 Answer“Don‟t blame Wall Street, don‟t blame the big banks, if you don‟t have a job and you‟re not rich, blame yourself!” – Who said it? A. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader B. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg C. Herman Cain, Republican Presidential Candidate D. Senator John Kerry, Democrat of Massachusetts
  147. 147. Sudden Death Q8Which country has the highest divorce rates in the world? A. Germany B. United States C. South Korea D. Guam
  148. 148. Sudden Death Q8 AnswerWhich country has the highest divorce rates in the world? A. Germany B. United States C. South Korea D. Guam
  149. 149. Sudden Death Q9 What were the Oslo Accords of 1993?A. An attempt to create a homeland for the Kurds thatcurrently primarily reside in Iraq, Iran, Turkey, and SyriaB. An attempt to resolve the ongoing Palestinian-IsraeliconflictC. An attempt to resolve the Korean conflictD. An attempt to resolve the ongoing dispute betweenPakistan and India over the region of Kashmir
  150. 150. Sudden Death Q9 Answer What were the Oslo Accords of 1993?A. An attempt to create a homeland for the Kurds thatcurrently primarily reside in Iraq, Iran, Turkey, and SyriaB. An attempt to resolve the ongoing Palestinian-IsraeliconflictC. An attempt to resolve the Korean conflictD. An attempt to resolve the ongoing dispute betweenPakistan and India over the region of Kashmir
  151. 151. Sudden Death Q10 Out of the following countries, which one has themost number of women in Parliament (lower house)? A. Cuba B. Austria C. Rwanda D. Denmark
  152. 152. Sudden Death Q10 Answer Out of the following countries, which one has themost number of women in Parliament (lower house)? A. Cuba B. Austria C. Rwanda D. Denmark
  153. 153. SUDDEN DEATH II How to Play Sudden Death II Rules of the Game The competing teams will have One Minute to answer the question. Teams will write their answers on the Sudden Death II score sheet. When time is up, the Table Captain must hold score sheet above head so runners can collect them. Answers will be tallied and then the winners announced. The team with the most correct answers wins! If there is another tie, we will continue with Sudden Death II.
  154. 154. SUDDEN DEATH II Embassies are responsible for representing their home countries abroad and handling diplomatic issues, such as preserving the rights of citizens abroad.The U.S. has almost 300 embassies located throughout the world. Eighteen of these embassies are located in countries that start with the letter S.List as many of these countries as possible in one minute.
  155. 155. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
  156. 156. Embassies are responsible for representing its home country abroad andhandling diplomatic issues, such as preserving the rights of citizens abroad.The U.S. has almost 300 embassies located throughout the world. Eighteen of these embassies are located in countries that start with the letter S. List as many of these countries as possible in one minute. Samoa South Sudan Saudi Arabia Spain Senegal Sri Lanka Serbia Sudan Sierra Leone Suriname Slovakia Swaziland Slovenia Sweden Somalia Switzerland South Africa Syria
  157. 157. SUDDEN DEATH IIAccording to the CIA World Factbook, there are 18 countries that comprise the Traditional Middle East. List as many capitals of these countries as possible in one minute.
  158. 158. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
  159. 159. According to the CIA World Factbook, there are 18 countriesthat comprise the Traditional Middle East. List as many capitals of these countries as possible in one minute. Bahrain (Manama) Oman (Muscat) Cyprus (Nicosia) Gaza Strip (Gaza) Egypt (Cairo) West Bank (Ramallah) Iran (Tehran) Qatar (Doha) Iraq (Baghdad) Saudi Arabia (Riyadh) Israel (Jerusalem) Syria (Damascus) Jordan (Amman) Turkey (Ankara) Kuwait (Kuwait City) United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi) Lebanon (Beirut) Yemen (Sanaá)
  160. 160. SUDDEN DEATH IIThere are fifty states that make up the United States of America.List as many capitals of the fifty-states in one minute.
  161. 161. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS
  162. 162. Alabama – Montgomery Maryland – Annapolis Oregon – SalemAlaska – Juneau Massachusetts – Boston Pennsylvania –Arizona – Phoenix Michigan – Lansing HarrisburgArkansas - Little Rock Minnesota - St. Paul Rhode Island –California – Sacramento Mississippi – Jackson ProvidenceColorado – Denver Missouri - Jefferson City South Carolina – ColumbiaConnecticut – Hartford Montana – Helena South Dakota – PierreDelaware – Dover Nebraska – Lincoln Tennessee – NashvilleFlorida – Tallahassee Nevada - Carson City Texas – AustinGeorgia – Atlanta New Hampshire – Concord Utah - Salt Lake CityHawaii – Honolulu New Jersey – Trenton Vermont – MontpelierIdaho – Boise New Mexico - Santa Fe Virginia – RichmondIllinois – Springfield New York – Albany Washington – OlympiaIndiana – Indianapolis North Carolina – Raleigh West Virginia –Iowa - Des Moines CharlestonKansas – Topeka North Dakota – Bismarck Wisconsin – MadisonKentucky – Frankfort Ohio – Columbus Wyoming - CheyenneLouisiana - Baton Rouge Oklahoma - OklahomaMaine – Augusta City
  163. 163. The WINNERS are……..
  164. 164. Thank you for coming toAcademic WorldQuest 2011

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