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Quiz Bowl

CLP MS Quiz Bowl TEam


WEDNESDAYS 2:50-3:30 pm ROOM 121

Must be present for competition in May 2024 Semester 2

Contact Ms. Harsh for more information and to sign up.  sharsh@psdschools.org

Quiz Bowl is the name for several interdisciplinary academic quiz bowl-like competitions across the United States and the world. 

Quiz Bowl in Colorado typically involves teams of four to six students trying to answer questions in a written round and several oral rounds. No team is eliminated in this event, and every team participates in every round. Knowledge Bowl is a power competition in which team groupings are rearranged after each round on the basis of their total points accumulated.

The written round is a multiple-choice exam taken by each team as a whole. Results of this round are used for seeding teams in the first oral round.

Oral rounds involves three teams per room and uses an electronic lock-out device system. A reader presents the questions, and a team member may buzz in as soon as he or she chooses. If they miss a question, nothing is deducted, but the other teams then may try to answer the question based on who buzzed in first.

The winner is the team with the greatest number of points at the end of the meet.


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