MINSK – THE recent Global Atomic Quiz highlighted Africa’s talent and intellect in the field of atomic science and technology.
Rosatom has announced the results of the international educational project, which is traditionally held on November 10, World Science Day.
In 2023, the 24-hour online quiz attracted over 10 thousand people from more than 60 countries.
This year, there are winners from Egypt, Ghana, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
The Global Atomic Quiz is an incredible opportunity for Africa to share its knowledge, intelligence and potential to the world.
The educational project engages more new participants.
This year, students and schoolchildren from Myanmar joined the quiz for the first time, while newbies from some African countries, including Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa, manifested themselves as active participants.
The format of the popular science quiz allows everyone not only to test their knowledge, but also to learn something new about various applications of atomic technologies in everyday life.
Besides the online format, the quiz was held at 17 different international venues, including the new Atom pavilion at VDNH in Moscow, Nuclear Technology Information Centres, schools and universities around the world.
In total, about 800 students and schoolchildren from Bangladesh, Belarus, Hungary, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Russia, Myanmar, Turkey and Uzbekistan took part in person.
Participants had the chance to answer 20 questions from various knowledge areas and of various difficulty levels.
Some 100 participants with the top scores from Armenia, Bangladesh, Egypt, Hungary, Russia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Myanmar and other countries became prizewinners.
Since its launch in 2020, the Global Atomic Quiz has been conducted in more than 11 languages and has attracted over 40 000 enthusiasts from more than 70 countries.
– CAJ News
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