Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Time Zone: America/Chicago
Local Time: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Pinnacle Group Academic WorldQuest is scheduled for February 9, 2021 online via Zoom. The $25 team fee has been waived for the 2020-2021 school year. An introduction will be held on January 12, 2021 via Zoom for anyone with questions, please register.
Each year, World Affairs Councils around the United States host Academic WorldQuest competitions for high school students. The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth hosts nearly 100 North Texas area teams, which participate each February. Teams of four (4) study for a chance to compete on the national level in Washington D.C. against other regional winners. Each JWAC may enter up to three (3) teams.
The competition consists of 100 multiple-choice questions, including 10 sections of 10 questions. Participants prepare for the competition by studying an online study guide. The World Affairs Councils of America decides the 10 topics based on the most relevant global issues of that year. Study Hints >> and Study Guide >>
2020-2021 AWQ Topics
Shifting Sands: The Arab Spring 10 Years On
International Labour Organization (ILO)
The U.S. Foreign Service in the 21st Century
Country in Focus: Uzbekistan
Exploring Peace in a World of Conflict
Looking to a Post-Pandemic Economy
Location: Virtual Event on Zoom
Fees: Fees Waived
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