The Question Connection offers the following tournament question formats for
Junior High and Middle School play. If you do not see the format you need,
please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
and we may be able to create a format specifically for you!
Competition and Tournament Formats:
Each round consists of four periods: a 5-point period with 10 tossups, a
period of 10 tossups with linked bonuses, a 20 question worksheet period, and a
15-point period with 10 tossups.
Each round consists of 16 questions divided in the following way: 3 Language
Arts, 3 Social Science, 3 Science, 3 Mathematics, 2 Fine Arts/Humanities, 1
Foreign Language, and 1 Current Events.
Quick Recall- The questions are straight tossups with correctly
answered tossups counting as bonuses. There are 80 questions in each
round with 5 alternates. Each set is evenly distributed between Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies,
and Humanities. Two copies are provided, one for the moderator and the
other for the judge.
Each round is divided into 4 quarters: a quarter with ten
tossups, a quarter with 3 lightning round choices, a 20 question worksheet
quarter, and a quarter of 10 tossups with accompanying 4-part bonuses.
Rounds- Each round consists of sixty short answer questions and five
Written Rounds- Each round consists of 60 multiple choice questions to be answered jointly by members of