Science Week 2016: All Ireland Group Table Quiz

The All Ireland Group held its 12th Annual Science Week Table Quiz in Dublin, on 17 November 2016, featuring the theme ‘Science Rising’.

Science Week is an annual national celebration of the life-changing and fascinating worlds of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The week-long festival highlights how science, technology, and engineering are fundamental to everyday life, and demonstrate their importance to the future of our society and economy. The annual festival of events, activities, demonstrations, talks, and interactive shows is thanks to the collaborative work of volunteers, teachers, researchers, companies, and fans of the wonderful world of science. Communities all around Ireland - including schools, colleges, universities, research institutes, businesses, and libraries, contribute to running 800 events annually.

The winning table, from Trinity College Dublin (pictured) won €200 and the runner up tables received €100 and €50 respectively.

Sections included:

  • Science Rising: Great Inventions
  • Science and Technology in 2016
  • Recent Space Pictures
  • Famous Mathematicians
  • 10 Top Science Universities 2015-16
  • Zoology – Common European Animals
  • Medicine: Deficiencies and Surfeits
  • Chemical Elements
  • Science Fiction
  • Miscellaneous

Questions and Answers
If you missed it, why not try your luck with the online version and see if you can beat the winning team’s scores? You can access the questions and answers below.

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