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History of Academic WorldQuest The Academic WorldQuest program is a Flagship Program of the world affairs council system. The contest was invented by the Charlotte Council and now is widely played at the adult and high school levels around the nation. The team game tests the competitors’ knowledge of international affairs, current events, the global economy, geography, world history and culture. The World Affairs Councils of America started the national competition in Washington, D.C., in March 2003.
7) Secretly…. you live for trivia contests. I mean really… who doesn’t?
8) You’ll get to have private dinners with Council members, visit high schools, meet students studying Arabic.. ya3ni men el akher VIP ta7n!
9) Experiencing a different type of team spirit.
10) It is time we all really start to understand our role as a Global Citizen. There is no going back.
Competition Structure There are 43 local competitions around the US. The winners of local competitions are invited to compete at the national competition, held in Washington, DC each spring. Since 2007, all teams must win a local competition in order to qualify for the national competition. (We just have to show up ) The competition is played between 4-person teams who answer rounds of questions projected by PowerPoint onto a screen. A full competition is 100 questions, 10 rounds of 10 questions per round. The winning team is the team with the highest number of right answers.
Studying Structure and Tips Intention Do3a2 Take a few minutes each day to study, read the news Divide categories among members, and have an “expert” on each Team practice once a week Presentations and Summaries
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