High School Contest Is Won on the Last Question
The score during the bonus round was tied at 105 between Warren (NJ), LaGrange (GA), and Miller (GA). Warren took a 40-point lead after a solo shot on a Current Events question: “Which country's supreme leader says "Death to America" is aimed at President Trump, not the American nation?” (Ans. Iran's) Warren won the game by a 315-260 margin over second-place Miller.
J.P. Stevens took a 25-point lead after gaining 20 on a math problem. Detroit Jesuit (MI) drew to within 5 after this Current Events question: “He intends to run for a seat in the EU's parliament. Name this billionaire former Italian Prime Minister.” (Ans. Silvio Berlusconi) Detroit and Stevens were now tied, late in the contest, on a Literature question: “Name the great Roman poet who wrote The Art of Love. (Ans. Ovid) The last question: “Scene six of which George Bernard Shaw play about a saint is set in Rouen in 1431?” (Ans. Saint Joan) Stevens got it right and won by a 290-270 margin.
ANNOUNCING OUR WINTER 2019 QUIZNET TOURNAMENT.
Note that we offer a middle-grade league as well as high school leagues.
Connected to the Internet, your academic team can compete directly with schools hundreds or thousands of miles away without the costs and inconvenience of traveling. The cost to enter our Fall National QuizNet tournament is $150. You may compete in up to eight preliminary-round matches, plus another one or two games if you make it to the playoffs. All matches last about an hour, and will take place every week, starting the week of February 4, for 8 consecutive weeks.
|High School Leagues (choose one):|
|Monday (4:30 Eastern Time)|
|Wednesday (3:30 Eastern Time)|
|Thursday (3:30 Eastern Time)|
|Middle school/junior high League|
|Tuesday (4:00 Eastern)|
Each match consists of three parts: Warm-Up Round, Bonus Round, and Stump the Experts Round.
Each school winning any preliminary round match automatically qualifies for the National Academic Championship.
A complete list of rules is found here: http://www.qunlimited.com/qnrules.htm. All communication will be done by e-mail, and you must give an e-mail address which you will be checking every few days, and we suggest you white-list our address NAC1983@comcast.net so that our messages don’t end up in your spam folder.
All online matches are hosted by Charles Beall.
More Information: Contact Charles Beall directly at 801-699-3424.
Connecting to QuizNet.
One computer per team may be connected to the QuizNet chatroom. Connect your Java-enabled computer to the chatroom by clicking on the word
On the popup screen just type in a Nickname (name of your school) and click connect.
It is crucial that you and your school´s computer specialist resolve any filter/firewall issues that may prevent your team from connecting to our channel, and this should be before the first match.