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A National Quiz Competition for High School Students

Registration: October 1, 2016-February 10, 2017

Curious about the world? Love to travel? Want a career in foreign affairs, politics, international trade, or humanitarian work?

Test your knowledge with Academic WorldQuest™ !

2016-2017 Study Guide is now available!

The Academic WorldQuest quiz will consist of ten rounds:

Current Events
Great Decisions
Peace and Conflict in Today’s World (USIP)
Combating Infectious Disease
European Union
Countering Violent Extremism
Global Megacities
Women in Technology

(see Study Guide 2014-2015 for examples of questions and format)

 Schedule of Competition

March 4, 2017
San Diego County Competition

April 29, 2017
National Championship, Washington, DC

Registration opens October 1st

Register Here

Cost per Student: $25 (teams of four strongly recommend)

Share your plans to participate with your friends!

CCA team 2013


  • Scheduled Discussions on Topics
  • Great Decisions book
  • Sample Questions
  • SDWAC Membership
  • Food on Quiz Day


National Competition

2015 Local Questions and Answers

Practice Questions 1

Practice Questions 2

Practice Questions 3