Back to School/End of Year Team Building Quiz KS3

A fantastic back to school or end of year activity which is ideal for welcoming students back from lockdown and starting to rebuild community. It is a team activity which can easily be undertaken by students while meeting the requirements of social distancing and there is a reminder to so at the beginning of each team round.

It is a 61 question, animated, interactive team quiz with built – in scoreboard for up to seven teams. All questions are pictorial and multiple choice. A wide range of general knowledge questions and tasks are included. As well as asking a question, a lot of slides also provide some interesting snippets about the topic so pupils are expanding their general knowledge as well as enjoying the activity. Topics include:

  • geography
  • history
  • nature
  • science
  • music
  • astrology
  • astronomy
  • flags of the world
  • famous people
  • famous landmarks
  • current affairs

Team Rounds

  • Each team will attempt their general knowledge team round of three questions. The answer to each question must be decided by the whole team. If a wrong answer is given, the next question goes to the first hand up and, if correct, that person’s team get to try the rest of the round.

  • Each team will also have to solve the clues to identify a well - known phrase or saying.

  • There are four lightning rounds in which team members consult to try to identify a slowly revealed person or landmark.

  • Memory Test – questions on the order and detail of eleven objects which cross the screen then disappear.

Individual Rounds

  • Four unscramble and identify rounds which consists of a picture which has been cut up and rearranged.
  • Memory Test – give coordinates of fish which have moved around a pond.
  • Finally, the fifteen - question individual bonus round. This round allows flexibility in terms of the time the quiz takes as not all the questions have to be attempted. The quiz therefore can last between 40 and 50 minutes.

Full instructions are given on the PowerPoint itself.

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