2019 Topics:1. Country in Focus: Qatar
2. How to Deal with North Korea
3. Global Refugee and Migration Crisis
4. #WeAreNATO – The Alliance at 70
5. Japan-U.S. Relations
6. Space Policy
7. World Trade Organization (WTO)
8. Bridging Divides to Build Peace
Final Round: (New this year!)
Current Events & NH & the World
Who: NH high school students interested in world affairs
What: A trivia-style team competition testing knowledge on global issues
When: Sunday March 10, 2019, 10am-2pm
Where: Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester
Why: Learn, feel challenged, have fun!
Changes to competition format this year:
In years past, all 10 of the categories have been multiple choice. Each team submits their answer using an electronic clicker system, concealing their answers to all except the computer.
This year we are mixing things up a bit. The Rounds 1-8 will be done as described above. New to this year- we are adding a Final Round, where the top two team will go head-to-head to compete for 1st and 2nd place. These two teams will be invited up on stage and 1st place team will go first. They will be asked an open-ended question and have 30 seconds to answer. A correct answer wins them a point. An incorrect answer sends the question to the 2nd place team, who will have 15 seconds to answer, for a chance to "steal" the point. Then the 2nd place team will get the next question. The round will continue like this until one team gets to 5 points.
NOTE: We will not be covering the Great Decisions category, listed in the Study Guide on page 17. Please skip over this page when you are preparing your team!
1st place team
Trip for 4 students and one teacher/parent to Washington D.C. to compete at the national level!
St. Thomas Aquinas HS at the 2018 National Academic WorldQuest opening reception, at the US Institute of Peace.
Photos from 2018 NH Academic WorldQuest at Southern NH University
2018 Champions - St. Thomas Aquinas High School!