THE PRIZE COMPETITION IS NOW OPEN
The Prize Competition is for pupils in Year’s 7 to 11 in England and Wales; P7 to S4  in Scotland; and Year’s 8 to 12 in Northern Ireland, although anyone may try it. The Prize Competition allows us to choose the best 12 schools (based on the scores from the top 8 pupils) who will go through to the Live Final in July. It is open from 3rd November 2014 and 30th April 2015. Schools that wish to take part must register first.

The Prize Competition is made up of 12 questions. These are selected randomly from a bank of questions. Please read the rules and guidance documentation for further information.

Access the Prize Competition using the buttons below, choose either the Flash version, that will require the Adobe Flash browser plugin or the Tablet / Mobile version that requires JavaScript. If you are unsure which one to select attempt the Practice Quiz first, link at the bottom of this page.

TECHNICAL GUIDE
Please check the quiz works correctly on any shared PCs you may be using. The quiz uses Adobe Flash so you will need this free browser plugin for it to work correctly. If you experience any errors using the quiz please let us know. Below are a few tips.

BEFORE YOU START

  • Check you have the latest version of Flash installed.
  • You should make sure the Flash plugin is enabled.
  • Allow popups from our website, click here.

TROUBLESHOOTING

  • Clear all browser settings, especially any cached content.
  • If you can, change to an alternative browser or PC to rule out any unique errors.
  • If you are using an older browser, try upgrading.
  • The embedded version of the Prize Competition may behave differently, find it here.

 

THE PRACTICE QUIZ
The practice quiz is made up of 12 questions. These are selected randomly from a bank of questions.

At the end of the quiz, a new window will open to display a certificate that you can either save or print (or simply close the window). At the bottom of the certificate there is a link to our short evaluation questionnaire.

If you intend to complete the practice quiz with a class, please check the quiz works correctly on any shared PCs you may be using. The quiz uses Adobe Flash so you will need this free browser plugin for it to work correctly. On taking the practice quiz you submit your results to our database.  We ask pupils to identify themselves and to indicate their school for tracking progress of pupils for research purposes, please check our privacy policy. We do not use cookies, either for our website or the quiz and we will not save any data to your PC.

Please note that the results from the Practice Quiz do not count towards the Prize Competition – it is just for fun! You can access the Practice Quiz by clicking the buttons below. As with the Prize Competition choose either the Flash version, that will require the Adobe Flash browser plugin or the Tablet / Mobile version that requires JavaScript.

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