Meeting with universities of Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
On April 14, at 4 pm, an online competition called “The smartest ” was held between teams of NIS and the team of the Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, the Kropyvnytskyi Musical College, as well as the Mikhail Tugan-Baranovskiy Donetsk National University of Economics and Trade. The participants demonstrated deep knowledge in various areas such as finance, linguistics, literature and cinema, sports, history, and many others. The winners of the competiiton were the pupils of the 10th / 11th grades of NIS – the “Twinx” team, the second place was taken by the team of high school students too, and the third place was taken by the students of the Ukrainian national team.
The competiiton consisted of three rounds, each of them was focused on the ability to apply critical thinking in order to answer the questions. The first round took place on the Kahoot platform, where participants fought for 18 maximum points. In the second round, each team had one minute to answer the maximum number of questions. At this stage, the teams had 2 attempts. In the third round, players answered questions on previously selected topics. The winners were selected based on the final score for all 3 rounds.
The players from both Kazakhstan and Ukraine sincerely liked the dynamism of the game, strong opponents and the spirit of competition, and expressed their readiness to take part in subsequent games of this kind.