2022 Academic WorldQuest Competition

2022 Academic WorldQuest Competition

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Academic WorldQuest Competition

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg each year sponsors the annual Academic WorldQuest competition, a team game testing competitors’ knowledge of world affairs, geography, history, culture, countries, current events, and more.

What makes a team?

A team consists of 4 high school students.  Fees for teams:

  • One team: $40.00
  • Two teams: $50.00
  • Three teams: $65.00

Please Send Payment To:

World Affairs Council of Harrisburg

Temple University Harrisburg
Walnut St. & N. 4th St
234 Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17101


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2022 Topics:

  1. Where Climate and Migration Meet
  2. Afghanistan: End of the 20-Year U.S.-Led Intervention
  3. Human-Centered Agenda to the Future of Work
  4. CDC and the Global Health Agenda
  5. Technology and Democracy: Threat or Promise?
  6. Great Decisions
    • Global Supply Chains and National Security
    • Persian Gulf Security Issues
    • Brexit and the European Union
    • Struggles Over the Melting Arctic
    • China’s Role in Africa
    • The Korean Peninsula
    • Roles of International Organizations in a Global Pandemic
    • The End of Globalization?
  7. 21st Century Money: Dollars to Digital Currencies
  8. Working for Peace Through Legacies of War: The Case of Vietnam
  9. Insecurity in China’s Neighborhood
  10. Current Events

How the competition works:

There will be 10 rounds. Each round will have 10 multiple choice questions. A prominent moderator will present these questions by PowerPoint. Teams then confer to reach a single answer. Each round is thematically different from the other rounds.

Click  HERE to view the 2021-22 study guide

For the winning team in the Harrisburg competition:

The winning team and coach will continue to Washington D.C. to compete in the National Academic WorldQuest competition.

National Competition in DC

Date: TBD


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