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Academic WorldQuest is a flagship program of the World Affairs Councils of America. The game was invented by the World Affairs Council of Charlotte and is now an annual event for many councils across the country. It is a team game testing competitors’ knowledge of topics such as international affairs, geography, history and culture. The World Affairs Councils of America began a national competition in Washington, D.C. in March 2003. There are currently 43 local competitions around the country. The winners of these local competitions are invited to compete in the national competition held in D.C. each spring.

The World Affairs Council of Jacksonville began its own local Academic WorldQuest competition in 2005 and has held it annually in November ever since. Area high schools from counties throughout Northeast Florida (Duval, St. Johns, Clay, Nassau, etc.) are invited to attend. Participating high schools bring up to two teams of four students each to compete. The competition is held at the University of North Florida, where teams gather to test their knowledge and answer six rounds of multiple choice questions that are projected onscreen using a visually-compelling PowerPoint and presented by an emcee. Board members of the Jacksonville Council, volunteers, Council members and staff, as well as university affiliates, work together to develop questions for six categories for the local competition.
The Jacksonville Council sends the winning Academic WorldQuest team and their high school advisor to D.C. to compete in the national competition each year. The competition is held annually at the National Press Club. While in D.C., students have the opportunity to interact with other students from all over the country and visit area museums and historical sites.

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Academic WorldQuest 2010

  1. 1. ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST<br />2010<br />
  2. 2. World Affairs Council Chairman<br />Admiral Jonathan T. Howe, USN (Ret.)<br />
  3. 3. Welcome<br />ACADEMIC WORLDQUEST<br />2010<br />
  4. 4. Presented by…<br />
  5. 5. The World Affairs Council of Jacksonville would like to thank all of our Academic WorldQuest 2010 participating schools:<br />Bartram Trail<br />Bishop Kenny<br />Bishop Snyder<br />Bolles School<br />Episcopal<br />Fletcher<br />Greenwood<br />First Coast<br />Hilliard<br />Nathan B. Forrest<br />Nease<br />Ponte Vedra<br />Ribault<br />Ridgeview<br />Sandalwood<br />Stanton<br />Wolfson<br />Yulee<br />
  6. 6. Vice President of Education <br />Barbara A. B. Gubbin<br />
  7. 7. Thanks to the Following Table Sponsors<br />Dr. William & Linda Ann Bainbridge Mystic Nights of Mau Mau – Bartram Trail<br />Audrey Baker Rohirrim – Sandalwood <br />Team One – Bishop Snyder<br />Frank & Daryl Barker Sharks 1 – Ponte Vedra <br />
  8. 8. Thanks to the Following Table Sponsors<br />3 Filipinos + 1 Indian – Stanton <br />Dr. Yank & Shereth Coble Team One – Nease <br />Bob & Sandy Cook I am the Walrus – Yulee <br />Dr. David Courtwright & Shelby Miller Team Two – Bishop Kenny <br />
  9. 9. Thanks to the Following Table Sponsors<br />Elana & Carl Dietz, Helen Short & Michael Monaghan, Linda & Pat Doran and Eileen & Jim Ferland Team Three – Nease <br />Nancy & Spence Edwards The Travelers – Wolfson <br />Team One – Ribault and Team Two – Ribault <br />Paul Goodwin & Elizabeth Head Team Two – Nease <br />
  10. 10. Thanks to the Following Table Sponsors<br />Barbara A. B. Gubbin The Imperial Republic of Ridgeview – Ridgeview <br />Judith R. Haberkorn The Democratic Republic of Ridgeview – Ridgeview <br />Wayne & Pat Hogan Superturbofliegenaffen – Stanton <br />Greg Holland Team One – Hilliard <br />
  11. 11. Thanks to the Following Table Sponsors<br />Admiral Jonathan & Dr. Harriet Howe G.S. Brain Trust – Greenwood <br />RADM George Huchting, USN Team One – Bishop Kenny <br />Greg & Diana Huston Senior’s Team – Episcopal <br />IT Network Professionals, Inc. The Fellowship of the Ring – Sandalwood <br />
  12. 12. Thanks to the Following Table Sponsors<br />The Knights Who Say Ni – Bolles School <br />Dr. & Mrs. John R. Kelley and Steven C. Kelley The Intellectuals – Wolfson <br />Dr. Yazan & Dima Khatib Bucs Team Two – First Coast <br />Fred Lambrou Junior’s Team – Episcopal <br />
  13. 13. Thanks to the Following Table Sponsors<br />O’Riordan’s Order – Bolles <br />Bill & Barbara Maletz Sharks 3 – Ponte Vedra <br />Tom & Barbara Reilly The Society of Righteous & Harmonious Fists – Bishop Snyder<br />Gene Ritchie Bucs Team One – First Coast<br />
  14. 14. Thanks to the Following Table Sponsors<br />Peter & Lee Ann Rummell Team One – Fletcher <br />Fred & Susan Schantz, William & Rose Murdock and Harry & Marlene Skilton Sharks 2 – Ponte Vedra <br />Jeanie & Steve Taras Brainy Rebs – Nathan B. Forrest <br />Joe & Carol Thompson Jan Van Eyck is Dead – Stanton <br />Tom & Judi Tygart Mandate of Heaven – Bolles School <br />
  15. 15. Thanks to the Following Table Sponsor<br />Electric Sushi Muffins – Bartram Trail <br />Global Waffle Ponies – Bartram Trail <br />Team Two – Fletcher<br />G.S. Think Tank – Greenwood<br />Bucs Team Two – First Coast<br />Team Two – Hilliard <br />Team One – Bishop Snyder<br />Team Three – Bishop Snyder<br />
  16. 16. Thanks to the Following Table Sponsor<br />Know it Alls – Nathan B. Forrest<br />Ridiculously Smart Rebels – Nathan B. Forrest <br />Team Two – Raines <br />The People’s Republic of Ridgeview -- Ridgeview<br />The Professionals – Wolfson <br />The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse – Yulee <br />The A Team – Yulee <br />
  17. 17. Academic WorldQuest is a Flagship Program of the World Affairs Council system.<br />The game was invented by the Charlotte Council and is now widely played at the adult and high school levels around the country.<br />The World Affairs Councils of America started the national competition in Washington, D.C. in March 2003.<br />The winning team tonight will be sent to compete in the national competition in Spring 2011.<br />
  18. 18. Please welcome our <br />Master of Ceremonies <br />Scott Kim<br /> News Director, <br />
  19. 19. How to Play: Rules of the Game<br />Check under your chair. The person with the Table Captain sheet is the scorekeeper for the table.<br />There are six rounds of six questions each.<br />All of the questions are multiple choice.<br />You have up to 45 seconds to answer each question.<br />Mark your team’s answer on the answer sheet. Be sure to use the CORRECT answer sheet for each round.<br />
  20. 20. How to Play: Rules of the Game<br />Runners will collect answers after each round.<br />Scott Kim will review the correct answers after each round.<br />The team standings will be announced after Round 3 and Round 6.<br />There will be a break after Round 3.<br />Please be sure to fill in both your team name and school name on each answer sheet.<br />
  21. 21. How to Play: Scoring<br />1 point will be given for each right answer.<br />No points will be given for incorrect, blank, or partial answers.<br />If there is a tie at the end of the game for 1st-3rd place, a Sudden Death tie-breaker will be played.<br />
  22. 22. Tonight’s Categories<br />Global Disasters<br />Current Events<br />International Pop Culture<br />Africa<br />Great Decisions<br />Quotable Quotes<br />
  23. 23. Round One<br />Global Disasters<br />National governments are frequently evaluated on how well they respond to their own (and other nations’) disaster events. This round focuses on disaster basics and trends around the world. <br />
  24. 24. Round One: Global Disasters Q1<br />What differentiates hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones?<br />A. Wind speed<br /> B. Precipitation quantity<br /> C. Storm location<br /> D. Direction of storm movement<br />
  25. 25. Round One: Global Disasters Q2<br />During the period 1991-2005, most natural disasters were due to geological hazards, in large part because of the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. In which order were the second, third and fourth greatest causes of death during the 1991-2005 period?<br /> A. Wind storms, floods, epidemics<br /> B. Floods, epidemics, wind storms<br /> C. Epidemics, floods, windstorms<br /> D. Floods, wind storms, epidemics<br />
  26. 26. Round One: Global Disasters Q3<br />About half of the world’s natural disasters occur in:<br />A. Latin America and the Caribbean<br /> B. Africa<br /> C. Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States<br /> D. Asia<br />
  27. 27. Round One: Global Disasters Q4<br />Disasters in which armed conflict is a significant element are known as:<br /> A. Complex Emergencies<br /> B. Civil Catastrophes<br /> C. Failed States<br /> D. Human Hazards<br />
  28. 28. Round One: Global Disasters Q5<br />An earthquake of magnitude 8.0 on the Richter scale releases how much more energy than an earthquake of magnitude 7.0?<br /> A. About 15 percent more energy<br /> B. 10 times as much energy<br /> C. 31.6 times as much energy<br /> D. 100 times as much energy<br />
  29. 29. Round One: Global Disasters Q6<br />Which of these statements regarding the recent flooding in Pakistan is NOT true?<br />A. The U.S. Government committed more than 500 million dollars in additional assistance to provide relief to the flood victims. <br /> B. Americans donated forty times as much to Haiti earthquake victims in the first month following that disaster as they donated in the first month following the onset of floods in Pakistan. <br /> C. The floods that began in July 2010 are the third major flooding event in Pakistan since 2005.<br /> D. The intensity of monsoon rains in Pakistan was partly attributable to much higher than normal sea surface temperatures on the Arabian Sea, off the coast of Pakistan.<br />
  30. 30. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS<br />
  31. 31. Round One<br />Global Disasters<br />Here are the answers….<br />
  32. 32. Round One: Global Disasters Q1 Answer<br />What differentiates hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones?<br />C. Storm location<br />All are tropical cyclones, known by different names on different oceans<br />
  33. 33. Round One: Global Disasters Q2 Answer<br />During the period 1991-2005, most natural disasters were due to geological hazards, in large part because of the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. In which order were the second, third and fourth greatest causes of death during the 1991-2005 period?<br />A. Wind storms, floods, epidemics<br />
  34. 34. Round One: Global Disasters Q3 Answer<br />About half of the world’s natural disasters occur in:<br />D. Asia <br />
  35. 35. Round One: Global Disasters Q4 Answer<br />Disasters in which armed conflict is a significant element are known as:<br />A. Complex Emergencies <br />
  36. 36. Round One: Global Disasters Q5 Answer<br />An earthquake of magnitude 8.0 on the Richter scale releases how much more energy than an earthquake of magnitude 7.0?<br />C. 31.6 times as much energy<br />
  37. 37. Round One: Global Disasters Q6 Answer<br />Which of these statements regarding the recent flooding in Pakistan is NOT true?<br />A. The U.S. Government committed more than 500 million dollars in additional assistance to provide relief to the flood victims. <br />Relief operations are being funded from development funds already allocated by Congress.<br />
  38. 38. Round Two<br />Current Events<br />This round will consist of questions on world news and world events happening during September and October 2010.<br />
  39. 39. Round Two: Current Events Q1<br />Liu Xiaobo was recently awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize for his work:<br /> A. In promoting democratic reform in China<br /> B. As an AIDS activist in China<br /> C. In promoting rights for refugees and migrants in China<br /> D. As a spokesman and activist for the application of <br /> fundamental human rights in China <br />
  40. 40. Round Two: Current Events Q2<br />The recently released 2010 Global Cities Index reported its top 10 Global Cities. A Global City is defined as how much sway a city has over what happens beyond its borders—influence on and integration with global markets, culture and innovation. Of the top 10 cities, which region has the most?<br />A. Asia<br /> B. United States<br /> C. Europe<br /> D. Latin America<br />
  41. 41. Round Two: Current Events Q3<br />Which of the following candidates was endorsed by Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the current popular President of Brazil?<br />A. Marina Silva<br /> B. Jose Serra<br /> C. DilmaRousseff<br /> D. José Alencar Gomes da Silva<br />
  42. 42. Round Two: Current Events Q4<br />The International Monetary Fund recently announced its 2010 GDP Growth Forecasts. Globally, GDP is expected to expand by 2.5 percent. While China and India lead the world in GDP expansion, they are followed next by which of the following?<br />A. Africa<br /> B. Russia<br /> C. The Middle East<br /> D. Mexico<br />
  43. 43. Round Two: Current Events Q5<br />Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev, has been working to improve Russia’s business climate. To that end, whom did he recently host to discuss some strategies that have worked well elsewhere, particularly related to technology centers?<br />A. Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger<br /> B. Bill Gates of Microsoft <br /> C. Former U.S. Vice Presidential candidate, Sarah Palin<br /> D. Larry Ellison of Oracle Corporation<br />
  44. 44. Round Two: Current Events Q6<br />Iran’s President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, made his first visit to Lebanon in October 2010. He was hosted by the Prime Minister of Lebanon, whose name is: <br />A. RaficBaha El Deen Al-Hariri<br /> B. Hassan Nasrallah<br /> C. Sa’ad al-Din al-Hariri<br /> D. Michel Sulayman<br />
  45. 45. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS<br />
  46. 46. Round Two<br />Current Events<br />Here are the answers….<br />
  47. 47. Round Two: Current Events Q1 Answer<br />Liu Xiaobo was recently awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize for his work:<br /> D. As a spokesman and activist for the application of fundamental human rights in China<br />
  48. 48. Round Two: Current Events Q2 Answer<br />The recently released 2010 Global Cities Index reported its top 10 Global Cities. A Global City is defined as how much sway a city has over what happens beyond its borders—influence on and integration with global markets, culture and innovation. Of the top 10 cities, which region has the most?<br />A. Asia<br />
  49. 49. Round Two: Current Events Q3 Answer<br />Which of the following candidates was endorsed by Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the current popular President of Brazil?<br />C. Dilma Rousseff<br />
  50. 50. Round Two: Current Events Q4 Answer<br />The International Monetary Fund recently announced its 2010 GDP Growth Forecasts. Globally, GDP is expected to expand by 2.5 percent. While China and India lead the world in GDP expansion, they are followed next by which of the following?<br />A. Africa<br />
  51. 51. Round Two: Current Events Q5 Answer<br />Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev, has been working to improve Russia’s business climate. To that end, whom did he recently host to discuss some strategies that have worked well elsewhere, particularly related to technology centers?<br />A. Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger<br />
  52. 52. Round Two: Current Events Q6 Answer<br />Iran’s President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, made his first visit to Lebanon in October 2010. He was hosted by the Prime Minister of Lebanon, whose name is: <br />Sa’ad al-Din al-Hariri<br />
  53. 53. Round Three<br />International Pop Culture<br />This round will consist of questions concerning popular culture—music, art, television, sports—influences with potential for impacting and shaping society.<br />
  54. 54. Round Three: International Pop Culture Q1<br />First launched in 2002 and most recently held October 2, 2010, ‘White Night’ has become a much anticipated annual celebration of all things art and culture in this European city. The event attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year as the city’s galleries, city hall and museums open their doors with free entry for all guests.<br /> A. Rome<br /> B. Brussels<br /> C. Paris<br /> D. Amsterdam<br />
  55. 55. Round Three: International Pop Culture Q2<br />Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco, known widely as Charice, is a singer who rose to popularity through YouTube and was dubbed by Oprah Winfrey as the ‘most talented girl in the world.’ She is the first Asian to land in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 album chart and has recently graced episodes of the popular TV series, ‘Glee.’ What is her native country?<br />A. Thailand<br /> B. Philippines<br /> C. China<br /> D. Taiwan<br />
  56. 56. Round Three: International Pop Culture Q3<br />Social networking has become important in promoting and marketing sports stars and teams. According to Sports Illustrated and others, what international sports star is the most popular athlete on Facebook, with more than 9.3 million fans on his official Facebook page?<br />A. Lionel Messi (Spain)<br /> B. CristianoRonaldo (Portugal)<br /> C. Kobe Bryant (U.S.A.)<br /> D. David Beckham (England)<br />
  57. 57. Round Three: International Pop Culture Q4<br />Bollywood, the mega-movie producing industry out of India, produces about twice as many movies as Hollywood every year. What does the ‘B’ in Bollywood represent?<br />A. Bidar<br /> B. Bombay<br /> C. Bengali<br /> D. Business<br />
  58. 58. Round Three: International Pop Culture Q5<br />Robert Croak, CEO of BCP Imports, has enjoyed annual sales of more than $100 million due to the popularity of this kid-crazed fad that achieved great success in recent years:<br /> A. Webkins<br /> B. Silly Bandz<br /> C. Beanie Babies<br /> D. Pokemon<br />
  59. 59. Round Three: International Pop Culture Q6<br />The famous fast food chain, McDonalds, began in 1955 and has quickly spread all over the world. Although McDonalds may be most famous for their hamburgers, in India, cows are considered sacred and most Indians do not consume beef. Therefore, in India, the restaurant chain uses what to make their burgers, instead of beef?<br /> A. Chicken<br /> B. Rice and lentils<br /> C. Potatoes, peas and carrots<br /> D. Soybean<br />
  60. 60. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS<br />
  61. 61. Round Three<br />International Pop Culture<br />Here are the answers….<br />
  62. 62. Round Three: International Pop Culture Q1 Answer<br />First launched in 2002 and most recently held October 2, 2010, ‘White Night’ has become a much anticipated annual celebration of all things art and culture in this European city. The event attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year as the city’s galleries, city hall and museums open their doors with free entry for all guests.<br />C. Paris<br />
  63. 63. Round Three: International Pop Culture Q2 Answer<br />Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco, known widely as Charice, is a singer who rose to popularity through YouTube and was dubbed by Oprah Winfrey as the ‘most talented girl in the world.’ She is the first Asian to land in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 album chart and has recently graced episodes of the popular TV series, ‘Glee.’ What is her native country?<br />B. Philippines<br />
  64. 64. Round Three: International Pop Culture Q3 Answer<br />Social networking has become important in promoting and marketing sports stars and teams. According to Sports Illustrated and others, what international sports star is the most popular athlete on Facebook, with more than 9.3 million fans on his official Facebook page?<br /> B. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)<br />
  65. 65. Round Three: International Pop Culture Q4 Answer<br />Bollywood, the mega-movie producing industry out of India, produces about twice as many movies as Hollywood every year. What does the ‘B’ in Bollywood represent?<br />B. Bombay<br />
  66. 66. Round Three: International Pop Culture Q5 Answer<br />Robert Croak, CEO of BCP Imports, has enjoyed annual sales of more than $100 million due to the popularity of this kid-crazed fad that achieved great success in recent years:<br />B. Silly Bandz<br />
  67. 67. Round Three: International Pop Culture Q6 Answer<br />The famous fast food chain, McDonalds, began in 1955 and has quickly spread all over the world. Although McDonalds may be most famous for their hamburgers, in India, cows are considered sacred and most Indians do not consume beef. Therefore, in India, the restaurant chain uses what to make their burgers, instead of beef?<br />C. Potatoes, peas and carrots<br />
  68. 68. We will now take a <br />15 minute break…<br />
  69. 69. Round Four<br />Africa<br />Africa is large enough to simultaneously contain the 48 contiguous states of the USA, as well as all of Europe, China, India and Japan but draws relatively little international attention because of its low level of economic development. This round deals with political and resource factors that have influenced Africa’s development.<br />
  70. 70. Round Four: Africa Q1<br />According to Paul Collier (author, The Bottom Billion), known natural resources in OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries are valued at $127,000 per square kilometer. By contrast, known natural resources in Africa are valued at:<br /> A. $230,000 per square kilometer<br /> B. $145,000 per square kilometer<br /> C. $96,000 per square kilometer<br /> D. $23,000 per square kilometer<br />
  71. 71. Round Four: Africa Q2<br />It is widely believed that coffee was first grown and consumed in what African country? <br />A. Ghana<br /> B. Benin<br /> C. Malawi<br /> D. Ethiopia<br />
  72. 72. Round Four: Africa Q3<br />In addition to Liberia, which was settled by freed slaves, the only other country in Africa that was never colonized by a European nation is:<br />A. Botswana<br /> B. Benin<br /> C. Malawi<br /> D. Ethiopia<br />
  73. 73. Round Four: Africa Q4<br />Today’s national boundaries in Africa were essentially determined by:<br />A. A series of informal understandings reached between settled agriculturalists and pastoral migrants during the 18th and 19th centuries<br /> B. European national representatives meeting in Berlin,1884-85<br /> C. Leopold II of Belgium during the Brussels Conclave, 1879<br /> D. The Royal Geographic Society meeting in London, 1892<br />
  74. 74. Round Four: Africa Q5<br />The Great Man-Made River Project is located in which country?<br />A. Algeria<br /> B. Sudan<br /> C. Libya<br /> D. Botswana<br />
  75. 75. Round Four: Africa Q6<br />John Garang was the head of which liberation movement?<br />A. National Front for the Liberation of Angola (FNLA)<br /> B. Sudanese Peoples Liberation Movement (SPLM)<br /> C. National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA)<br /> D. Peoples’ Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA)<br />
  76. 76. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS<br />
  77. 77. Round Four<br />Africa<br />Here are the answers….<br />
  78. 78. Round Four: Africa Q1 Answer<br />According to Paul Collier (author, The Bottom Billion), known natural resources in OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries are valued at $127,000 per square kilometer. By contrast, known natural resources in Africa are valued at:<br />D. $23,000 per square kilometer<br />
  79. 79. Round Four: Africa Q2 Answer<br />It is widely believed that coffee was first grown and consumed in what African country? <br />D. Ethiopia<br />
  80. 80. Round Four: Africa Q3 Answer<br />In addition to Liberia, which was settled by freed slaves, the only other country in Africa that was never colonized by a European nation is:<br />D. Ethiopia<br />
  81. 81. Round Four: Africa Q4 Answer<br />Today’s national boundaries in Africa were essentially determined by:<br />B. European national representatives meeting in Berlin, 1884-85 <br />
  82. 82. Round Four: Africa Q5 Answer<br />The Great Man-Made River Project is located in which country?<br />C. Libya<br />
  83. 83. Round Four: Africa Q6 Answer<br />John Garang was the head of which liberation movement?<br />B. Sudanese Peoples Liberation Movement (SPLM)<br />
  84. 84. Round Five<br />Great Decisions<br />Great Decisions promotes citizen awareness and discussion about timely foreign policy issues through its annual publication. This category asks questions derived from six of the eight topics in the 2010 Great Decisions publication.<br />
  85. 85. Peace Building<br />Round Five: Great Decisions Q1<br />In 2009, the percentage that the U.S. spent from their federal budget on foreign assistance programs was:<br />A. 10%<br /> B. 20%<br /> C. 5%<br /> D. 1%<br />
  86. 86. Transnational Crime<br />Round Five: Great Decisions Q2<br />The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation considers which of the following organized crime groups as the top organized crime threat in the U.S. today?<br />A. Nigerian Syndicates<br /> B. Russian Mafiya<br /> C. Colombian Cartels<br /> D. La Cosa Nostra<br />
  87. 87. Eastern Europe<br />Round Five: Great Decisions Q3<br />Of the following independent states that were previously a part of the former Soviet Union, which of the following has a significant population of ethnic Russians and is viewed as critical because of its location as an East-West natural gas export network?<br /> A. Ukraine<br /> B. Kazakhstan<br /> C. Tajikistan<br /> D. Chechnya<br />
  88. 88. Persian Gulf<br />Round Five: Great Decisions Q4<br />Which U.S oil company was given the right to find and develop oil in Saudi Arabia and led to the formation of Aramco?<br />A. Chevron<br /> B. Texaco<br /> C. Exxon<br /> D. Mobil<br />
  89. 89. China<br />Round Five: Great Decisions Q5<br />In China in 1976, the era was officially defined as an “era of war and revolution.” Today, the era is officially considered to be the:<br />A. “era of peace and development”<br /> B. “era of economic growth and prosperity”<br /> C. “era of rights and regulations”<br /> D. “era of opportunity and resistance”<br />
  90. 90. Kenya<br />Round Five: Great Decisions Q6<br />R2P (Responsibility to Protect) is a set of principles based on the idea that sovereignty is a right, not a privilege, and focuses on preventing and halting crimes such as genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing. The International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS) developed a three-part framework to define the R2P mission. Which of the following is NOT included in this three-part framework?<br />A. The responsibility to protect from mass atrocities<br />B. The responsibility to react in the midst of mass atrocities<br />C. The responsibility to provide a military presence in the midst of mass atrocities <br />D. The responsibility to rebuild after mass atrocities<br />
  91. 91. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS<br />
  92. 92. Round Five<br />Great Decisions<br />Here are the answers….<br />
  93. 93. Peace Building<br />Round Five: Great Decisions Q1 Answer<br />In 2009, the percentage that the U.S. spent from their federal budget on foreign assistance programs was:<br />D. 1%<br />
  94. 94. Transnational Crime<br />Round Five: Great Decisions Q2 Answer<br />The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation considers which of the following organized crime groups as the top organized crime threat in the U.S. today?<br /> B. Russian Mafiya<br />
  95. 95. Eastern Europe<br />Round Five: Great Decisions Q3 Answer<br />Of the following independent states that were previously a part of the former Soviet Union, which of the following has a significant population of ethnic Russians and is viewed as critical because of its location as an East-West natural gas export network?<br />A. Ukraine<br />
  96. 96. Persian Gulf<br />Round Five: Great Decisions Q4 Answer<br />Which U.S oil company was given the right to find and develop oil in Saudi Arabia and led to the formation of Aramco?<br />A. Chevron<br />
  97. 97. China<br />Round Five: Great Decisions Q5 Answer<br />In China in 1976, the era was officially defined as an “era of war and revolution.” Today, the era is officially considered to be the:<br />A. “era of peace and development”<br />
  98. 98. Kenya<br />Round Five: Great Decisions Q6 Answer<br />R2P (Responsibility to Protect) is a set of principles based on the idea that sovereignty is a right, not a privilege, and focuses on preventing and halting crimes such as genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing. The International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS) developed a three-part framework to define the R2P mission. Which of the following is NOT included in this three-part framework?<br />C. Responsibility to provide a military presence in the midst of mass atrocities<br />
  99. 99. Round Six<br />“Quotable Quotes”<br />This category will consist of quotes from the news about both national and global issues that have occurred in the past year.<br />
  100. 100. Round Six: Quotable Quotes Q1<br />“I was going to give a graduation speech in Arizona this weekend. But with my accent, I was afraid they would try to deport me.”<br />Who made this statement, amid the nationwide debate over Arizona’s border security policy, during a speech at Emory University in Atlanta?<br />A. American Civil Liberties Union Executive Director, Anthony D. Romero<br /> B. Comedian George Lopez<br /> C. Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor<br /> D. California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger<br />
  101. 101. Round Six: Quotable Quotes Q2<br />After seeing photos of British Petroleum CEO, Tony Hayward, vacationing on his yacht as millions of gallons of crude oil bled into the Gulf of Mexico, who made the following statement?<br />“I think we can all conclude that Tony Hayward is not going to have a second career in PR consulting.”<br /> A. Florida Attorney General, Bill McCollum<br /> B. CNN News Anchor, Anderson Cooper<br /> C. Florida Sierra Club Director, Frank Jackalone<br /> D. Former White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel<br />
  102. 102. Round Six: Quotable Quotes Q3<br />“Strength is leading when you just don’t want to lead. You’re leading by example. That’s what we do. Particularly when it’s really, really hard and it hurts inside.”<br />Who delivered these words to some two dozen soldiers during a speech regarding the war in Afghanistan, as captured in an article published in Rolling Stone Magazine that hit stands in June 2010.<br /> A. Retired U.S. Army General, Stanley McChrystal<br /> B. U.S. Army General, David Petraeus<br /> C. U.S. President, Barack Obama<br /> D. U.S. Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates<br />
  103. 103. Round Six: Quotable Quotes Q4<br />Who made this statement?<br />“Investing in cyber security is the Manhattan Project of our generation. But this time around we are facing far greater threat. Nearly every high school hacker has the potential to hamper out unfettered access to the Internet. Just imagine what a rogue state could do.”<br />A. Google CEO, Eric Schmidt<br /> B. U.S. Representative, Michael Arcuri, D-NY<br /> C. Symantec Corporation Board Chairman, John W. Thompson<br /> D. U.S. Representative, Frank Wolfe, R-VA<br />
  104. 104. Round Six: Quotable Quotes Q5<br />“Governments go public with amounts [of money] that they are giving, they get lots of publicity in the press, but the money never really comes through. The poor don’t see that money.”<br />Who made these remarks in an effort to put pressure on leaders at the United Nations (UN) Summit in New York in September 2010, where representatives discussed ways to finance and give new political impetus to the UN’s eight development goals that were knocked off-course by the financial crisis? <br /> A. Former U.S. President, Bill Clinton<br /> B. Somali pirate leader, Salad MohamudGelle<br /> C. UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, Angelina Jolie<br /> D. Former UN Secretary, Kofi Annan<br />
  105. 105. Round Six: Quotable Quotes Q6<br />Soldiers grumbled statements such as “Can we at least get some pork fat to go with having a new leader?” upon hearing the news of this individual’s succession as leader of their country.<br />A. Kim Jong Un replacing his father, Kim Jong-il as <br /> Supreme Leader of North Korea <br /> B. Raul Castro replacing his brother, Fidel Castro as President of Cuba <br /> C. HuJintao replacing Jiang Zemin as Paramount Leader of <br /> The People’s Republic of China<br /> D. SebastiánPiñera replacing Michelle Bachelet as President of Chile<br />
  106. 106. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS<br />
  107. 107. Round Six<br />“Quotable Quotes”<br />Here are the answers….<br />
  108. 108. Round Six: Quotable Quotes Q1 Answer<br />“I was going to give a graduation speech in Arizona this weekend. But with my accent, I was afraid they would try to deport me.”<br />Who made this statement, amid the nationwide debate over Arizona’s border security policy, during a speech at Emory University in Atlanta.<br /> D. California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger<br />
  109. 109. Round Six: Quotable Quotes Q2 Answer<br />After seeing photos of British Petroleum CEO, Tony Hayward, vacationing on his yacht as millions of gallons of crude oil bled into the Gulf of Mexico, who made the following statement?<br />“I think we can all conclude that Tony Hayward is not going to have a second career in PR consulting.”<br />D. Former White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel<br />
  110. 110. Round Six: Quotable Quotes Q3 Answer<br />“Strength is leading when you just don’t want to lead. You’re leading by example. That’s what we do. Particularly when it’s really, really hard and it hurts inside.”<br />Who delivered these words to some two dozen soldiers during a speech regarding the war in Afghanistan, as captured in an article published in Rolling Stone Magazine that hit stands in June 2010.<br />A. Retired U.S. Army General, Stanley McChrystal<br />
  111. 111. Round Six: Quotable Quotes Q4 Answer<br />Who made this statement?<br />“Investing in cyber security is the Manhattan Project of our generation. But this time around we are facing far greater threat. Nearly every high school hacker has the potential to hamper out unfettered access to the Internet. Just imagine what a rogue state could do.”<br /> B. U.S. Representative, Michael Arcuri, D-NY<br />
  112. 112. Round Six: Quotable Quotes Q5 Answer<br />“Governments go public with amounts [of money] that they are giving, they get lots of publicity in the press, but the money never really comes through. The poor don’t see that money.”<br />Who made these remarks in an effort to put pressure on leaders at the United Nations (UN) Summit in New York in September 2010, where representatives discussed ways to finance and give new political impetus to the UN’s eight development goals that were knocked off-course by the financial crisis? <br />Former UN Secretary, <br />Kofi Annan<br />
  113. 113. Round Six: Quotable Quotes Q6 Answer<br />Soldiers grumbled statements such as “Can we at least get some pork fat to go with having a new leader?” upon hearing the news of this individual’s succession as leader of their country.<br />A. Kim Jon Un replacing his father, Kim Jong-il as Supreme Leader of North Korea<br />
  114. 114. We will now take a <br />quick break to tally<br /> the scores<br />
  115. 115. The World Affairs Council of Jacksonville would like to thank all of AWQ 2010 participating school’s teachers:<br />Bartram Trail: Jimmy Lee<br />Bishop Kenny: Jon Pichardo<br />Bishop Snyder: Nathan Stanley<br /> John Jordi<br />Bolles School: Cormac O’Riordan<br />Episcopal: Pat Andrews<br /> Nathan Kress<br />Fletcher: Doug Brown<br />Forrest: Marlene McMillan<br />Greenwood: Diane Krug<br /> Emlyn James<br />First Coast: John Bouchard<br /> Mary Zultevic<br />Hilliard: Kelly Burnette<br /> Rebecca Cofield<br />Nease: H.A. Smith<br /> Joseph Tusing<br /> Jacqui Ashcroft<br />Ponte Vedra: Marisa Leonard<br />Raines: Albert Buckner<br />Ribault: Betsey O’Donnell<br />Ridgeview: Susan McInarnay<br />Sandalwood: Lorraine Morris<br />Stanton: Frank Bunton<br />Wolfson: Michelle Busby<br />Yulee: Ethan Dombkowski<br />
  116. 116. We will announce the winners<br />in just a few minutes!!!! <br />
  117. 117. The World Affairs Council of Jacksonville would like to thank all of our AWQ 2010 Volunteers<br />
  118. 118. Many thanks to the Council’s <br />Academic WorldQuest Question Committee!<br />Tom Brennan<br />Sandy Cook<br />Vanessa K. Harper<br />David Hunt<br />Lauren Jones<br />Lauren Maze<br />Elizabeth Porter<br />Tom Reilly<br />
  119. 119. Thanks to our<br />Master of Ceremonies!<br />Scott Kim<br /> News Director, <br />
  120. 120. ASpecial Thanks to Our Staff…<br />Vanessa K. Harper<br />Lauren Jones<br />Trina Medarev<br />Ellen Wawrzyniak<br />
  121. 121. Special Thanks to our <br />Council Intern!<br />Lauren Maze<br />
  122. 122. Thank you for coming to <br />Academic WorldQuest<br />2010<br />
  123. 123. The WINNERS are……..<br />
  124. 124. Sudden Death<br />
  125. 125. How to Play Sudden Death: <br />Rules of the Game<br />The competing teams will have 45 seconds to answer a question.<br />Teams will write their answers (A, B, C or D) LARGE on a score sheet with marker.<br />When time is up, Table Captain must hold score sheet above head so emcee can see answer.<br />If each team answers correctly, we will repeat the Sudden Death process.<br />When a team answers incorrectly, they are immediately eliminated.<br />
  126. 126. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q1<br />The city Aqaba has the only seaport in this country:<br /> A. Jordan<br /> B. Djibouti<br /> C. Iraq<br /> D. Qatar<br />
  127. 127. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q1 Answer<br />The city Aqaba has the only seaport in this country:<br /> A. Jordan<br /> B. Djibouti<br /> C. Iraq<br /> D. Qatar<br />
  128. 128. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q2<br />The Wonder Girls, a female Asian singing group, are from what country?<br /> A. China<br /> B. Japan<br /> C. South Korea<br /> D. Thailand<br />
  129. 129. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q2 Answer<br />The Wonder Girls, a female Asian singing group, are from what country?<br /> A. China<br /> B. Japan<br /> C. South Korea<br /> D. Thailand<br />
  130. 130. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q3<br />Bacalhau (cod fish) is the national dish of what country?<br /> A. Peru<br /> B. Indonesia<br /> C. Libya<br /> D. Portugal<br />
  131. 131. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q3 Answer<br />Bacalhau (cod fish) is the national dish of what country?<br /> A. Peru<br /> B. Indonesia<br /> C. Libya<br /> D. Portugal<br />
  132. 132. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q4<br />The Suez Canal enabled colonial empires to expand and trade more easily in Asia. When did the Suez Canal open?<br /> A. 1871 <br /> B. 1903<br /> C. 1850<br /> D. 1869<br />
  133. 133. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q4 Answer<br />The Suez Canal enabled colonial empires to expand and trade more easily in Asia. When did the Suez Canal open?<br /> A. 1871 <br /> B. 1903<br /> C. 1850<br /> D. 1869<br />
  134. 134. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q5<br />This island’s State Reserve, located in the Arctic Circle, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004.<br /> A. Wrangel Island <br /> B. New Siberian Island<br /> C. Severnaya Zemlya<br /> D. Sakhalin<br />
  135. 135. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q5 Answer<br />This island’s State Reserve, located in the Arctic Circle, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004.<br /> A. Wrangel Island <br /> B. New Siberian Island<br /> C. Severnaya Zemlya<br /> D. Sakhalin<br />
  136. 136. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q6<br />What is the capital of Mongolia?<br /> A. Darchan<br /> B. Chita<br /> C. BaruunUrt<br /> D. Ulaanbaatar<br />
  137. 137. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q6 Answer<br />What is the capital of Mongolia?<br /> A. Darchan<br /> B. Chita<br /> C. BaruunUrt<br /> D. Ulaanbaatar<br />
  138. 138. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q7<br />What is the world’s largest body of freshwater (in terms of volume) that contains over 1,500 unique animal and plant species and 20% of the planet’s unfrozen freshwater reserves?<br /> A. Lake Baikal<br /> B. Lake Malawi<br /> C. Lake Superior<br /> D. Lake Tanganyika<br />
  139. 139. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q7 Answer<br />What is the world’s largest body of freshwater (in terms of volume) that contains over 1,500 unique animal and plant species and 20% of the planet’s unfrozen freshwater reserves?<br /> A. Lake Baikal<br /> B. Lake Malawi<br /> C. Lake Superior<br /> D. Lake Tanganyika<br />
  140. 140. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q8<br />This Filipino pugilist has become one of the top draws in boxing and has notable victories over past champions, including Oscar De La Hoya, Ricky Hatton and Miguel Cotto. In 2010, he successfully ran for a Congressional seat in his native Philippines: <br /> A. Bobby Pacquiao<br /> B. Pancho Villa<br /> C. Manny Pacquiao<br /> D. Rolando Navarrete<br />
  141. 141. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q8 Answer<br />This Filipino pugilist has become one of the top draws in boxing and has notable victories over past champions, including Oscar De La Hoya, Ricky Hatton and Miguel Cotto. In 2010, he successfully ran for a Congressional seat in his native Philippines: <br /> A. Bobby Pacquiao<br /> B. Pancho Villa<br /> C. Manny Pacquiao<br /> D. Rolando Navarrete<br />
  142. 142. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q9<br />What is the world’s largest inland delta?<br /> A. Nile Delta<br /> B. Okavango Delta<br /> C. Mississippi Delta<br /> D. Ural River Delta<br />
  143. 143. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q9 Answer<br />What is the world’s largest inland delta?<br /> A. Nile Delta<br /> B. Okavango Delta<br /> C. Mississippi Delta<br /> D. Ural River Delta<br />
  144. 144. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q10<br />In the national sport of Japan, Sumo, what is the elevated ring called within which the sumo wrestlers have to remain in order to win the match?<br /> A. Gyoji<br /> B. Ringu<br /> C. Ring State<br /> D. Dohyo<br />
  145. 145. SUDDEN DEATH<br />Sudden Death Q10 Answer<br />In the national sport of Japan, Sumo, what is the elevated ring called within which the sumo wrestlers have to remain in order to win the match?<br /> A. Gyoji<br /> B. Ringu<br /> C. Ring State<br /> D. Dohyo<br />
  146. 146. How to Play Sudden Death II <br />Rules of the Game<br />The competing teams will have One Minuteto answer the question.<br />Teams will write their answers on the Sudden Death II score sheet.<br />When time is up, the Table Captain must hold score sheet above head so runners can collect them.<br />Answers will be tallied and then the winners announced.<br />The team with the most correct answers wins! If there is another tie, we will continue with Sudden Death II.<br />
  147. 147. SUDDEN DEATH II<br />According to the CIA World Factbook, there are 15 countries that comprise South America. List as many capitals of these countries as possible in one minute.<br />
  148. 148. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS<br />
  149. 149. SUDDEN DEATH II<br />According to the CIA World Factbook, there are 15 countries that comprise South America. List as many capitals of these countries as possible in one minute.<br />Buenos Aires (Argentina)<br />La Paz (Bolivia)<br />Brasilia (Brazil)<br />Santiago (Chile)<br />Bogota (Columbia)<br />Quito (Ecuador)<br />Stanley (Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas)<br />Cayenne (French Guiana)<br />Georgetown (Guyana)<br />Asuncion (Paraguay)<br />Lima (Peru)<br />King Edward Point or Grytviken (South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands)<br />Paramaribo (Surinam)<br />Montevideo (Uruguay)<br />Caracas (Venezuela)<br />
  150. 150. SUDDEN DEATH II<br />Embassies are responsible for representing their home countries abroad and handling diplomatic issues, such as preserving the rights of citizens abroad.<br />The U.S. has almost 300 embassies located throughout the world. Sixteen of these embassies are located in countries that start with the letter M. <br />List as many of these countries as possible in one minute.<br />
  151. 151. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS<br />
  152. 152. SUDDEN DEATH II<br />Embassies are responsible for representing its home country abroad and handling diplomatic issues, such as preserving the rights of citizens abroad.<br />The U.S. has almost 300 embassies located throughout the world. Sixteen of these embassies are located in countries that start with the letter M. List as many of these countries as possible in one minute.<br />Macedonia<br />Madagascar<br />Malawi<br />Malaysia<br />Mali<br />Malta<br />Marshall Islands<br />Mauritania<br />Mauritius<br />Mexico<br />Micronesia<br />Moldova<br />Mongolia<br />Morocco<br />Mozambique<br />Myanmar<br />
  153. 153. SUDDEN DEATH II<br />Embassies are responsible for representing their home countries abroad and handling diplomatic issues, such as preserving the rights of citizens abroad.<br />The U.S. has almost 300 embassies located throughout the world. Eighteen of these embassies are located in countries that start with the letter B. <br />List as many of these countries as possible in one minute.<br />
  154. 154. RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS<br />
  155. 155. SUDDEN DEATH II<br />Embassies are responsible for representing its home country abroad and handling diplomatic issues, such as preserving the rights of citizens abroad.<br />The U.S. has almost 300 embassies located throughout the world. Eighteen of these embassies are located in countries that start with the letter B. List as many of these countries as possible in one minute.<br />Bahamas<br />Bahrain<br />Bangladesh<br />Barbados<br />Belarus<br />Belgium<br />Belize<br />Benin<br />Bhutan<br />Bolivia<br />Bosnia Herzegovina<br />Botswana<br />Brazil<br />Brunei<br />Bulgaria<br />Burkina Faso<br />Burma<br />Burundi<br />
  156. 156. SUDDEN DEATH II<br />The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on August 8, 1967 and currently consists of 10 Member States. <br />Name as many of these Member States as possible.<br /><ul><li>You may only list ten answers
  157. 157. One point will be given for each right answer
  158. 158. If teams write more than ten answers, one point will be deducted for each additional answer</li></li></ul><li>RUNNERS COLLECT SCORE SHEETS<br />
  159. 159. SUDDEN DEATH II<br />The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on August 8, 1967 and currently consists of 10 Member States.<br />Name as many of these Member States as possible.<br /><ul><li>Malaysia
  160. 160. Myanmar
  161. 161. Philippines
  162. 162. Singapore
  163. 163. Thailand
  164. 164. Vietnam
  165. 165. Brunei Darussalam
  166. 166. Cambodia
  167. 167. Indonesia
  168. 168. Lao PDR</li></li></ul><li>The WINNERS are……..<br />
  169. 169. Thank you for coming to <br />Academic WorldQuest<br />2010<br />

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