Academic WorldQuest Competition

The annual Academic WorldQuest Competition brings together students in both public and private schools throughout the islands to explore and learn about global issues together. WorldQuest is an exciting team quiz game designed to enhance international education. Teams of four compete in six rounds and the winning team wins a trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in the National Academic WorldQuest Competition. The Hawaii competition and grand prize is generously sponsored by the Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation


Academic WorldQuest is a flagship program of the World Affairs Councils of America, a network of over 100 councils across the US that engages more than 4,000 high school students annually across the U.S. to test their knowledge of global issues and foreign policy.


Competition Format: 
During the competition, you will be asked 10 multiple choice questions per category. There are six categories. You can consult your team members (4 people per team) to decide your final answer. Teams have 1 minute to answer each question. You will receive 1 point for each correct answer. There are no penalities for wrong answers.  All questions come from articles in the Study Guide, with the exception of Current Events.  


The 2017 Academic WorldQuest Competition will be held on December 2, 2017. Click here for event details.


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