Competitions


Kerrygold Club Question Time Quiz

Closing Date: 20/Sep/2017

Final: 30/Sept/2017

Purpose: This competition encourages members to explore and improve their general knowledge. It also gives those with a broad general knowledge the opportunity to put their abilities to the test. And it is a fun way to spend time with and meet members from other clubs and counties.

 

Rules

Team Size

A team must consist of four members.

Entries

Counties/regions can enter two teams to the national final.

Eligibility

Team members must be 17 years of age or over and under 35 years on November 1.

Two members per team of each of the previous year's county/region representative teams are allowed to participate the following year.

National winners are ineligible to compete for two years.

 

Note: ICT is not permitted while competing in this competition. If a competitor is found to have such equipment on their person while the competition is in progress then the team will be disqualified.

 

Format

Part 1

The first four rounds will be individual written tests comprising 10 questions on a topic chosen by the competitor from the following:

Current affairs

Sport

Film and television

Popular music

Each team member must choose a different topic and can only answer on one topic. Tables for all competing teams will be clearly named/numbered at the venue. The first member of each team will sit at their table (alone) and answer their 10 questions on one topic only. After the sheets are collected, the other team members do likewise in turn. Each correct answer will receive one mark. There will be a break after part one and the aggregate score after four rounds will be announced before part two commences.

Part 2

There will be six rounds of 10 team questions in a table-quiz format. The quizmaster may use audio or visual rounds as they wish. Each correct answer will receive one mark.

Results

The team with the highest score is the winner. In the event of a tie, extra rounds of five questions will be asked to the tied teams to determine the winner.