2020-21 Academic WorldQuest Competition

2020-21 Academic WorldQuest Competition

Click HERE to register your team!

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

    2021 Topics:

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

Date: TBD

 

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