A3 GRS Students at the Academic WorldQuest Competition


Two 4-person teams of A3 GRS students tested their knowledge of international affairs as they joined almost 40 Minnesota schools competing at Global Minnesota's Academic WorldQuest competition on Feb. 7, 2018. The event, held at the University of Minnesota's Coffman Union Great Hall, was emceed by Karla Hult of KARE 11 News. Students answered ten rounds of 5 questions about the following topics: NAFTA, ASEAN at 50, India's Bid for Global Power, Combating Climate Change, Cybersecurity, Saudi Arabia, The Peacebuilding Toolkit, America's Diplomats, * Great Decisions (2017 study guide), Current Events. 

The study guide students could use to learn about all of these topics is attached, as is a list of practice questions, if you'd like to try your hand at global trivia!

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Interested in Global Affairs? Global Minnesota hosts many free events at Minneapolis Central Library at which former ambassadors, business leaders, professors, journalists, etc. present about current global trends. Their next free event is Wed, Feb. 21 -- a talk by former US ambassador to Turkey discussing US-Turkey relations. Minneapolis Public Library, 6pm, free! See more events at the Global Minnesota website.