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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
- Global Protests
- Shifting Sands: The Arab Spring 10 Years On
- International Labour Organization (ILO)
- The U.S. Foreign Service in the 21st Century
- New Hampshire and the World
- Country in Focus: Uzbekistan
- Exploring Peace in a World of Conflict
- Fraying Alliances
- Looking to a Post-Pandemic Economy
- 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 2020-21 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