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Challenge yourself with the International Trivia Competition of IBS, Emirates and the British Embassy Budapest!

IBS, Emirates, and the British Embassy Budapest invite all 11th- and 12th-graders (students in their last two grades) in Hungary to join their unique competition where English skills and global knowledge are put to the test.

During the first round, students will have 60 minutes to complete a quiz and 30 minutes to write an essay on a general topic, asking for the opinion or experience of the student.

Participation is free of charge for everyone.

Details:

  • 1st round (IBS Budapest Campus): Quiz of 100 questions (history, geography, culture, public knowledge, etc.) in English and an essay of 250 words.
  • 2nd round (IBS Budapest Campus): 10 students with the best results are invited to the final, where they do a new quiz and make a 10-minute presentation about a given topic. 

Using a dictionary is not allowed.

Prizes: 

  • 1st place: Return ticket and accommodation for two persons for one week to any place in the world where Emirates operates a flight.
  • 2nd place:  Return ticket and accommodation for two persons for one week in any European country.
  • 3rd place:  Return ticket and accommodation for two persons for a weekend in any European country.

At least one passenger must be over 18 years of age at the start of the journey.

Special Prize: the winners (TOP 3) will be invited by the British Ambassador, Mr. Paul Fox for a tea party at his residence.

  • All finalists receive a special scholarship for the bachelor's programmes that we offer.
  • Special prize of 250.000 Ft for the assisting teacher of the winner (1st place)
  • Special prize of 1.000.000 Ft for the secondary school of the winner (1st place)

Timeline of the competition:

  • Application deadline: 29 February 2024 (until 11.59 p.m.) The TOP 3 winners from the previous years' competitions are not eligible to reapply for the IBS World Tour 2024.
  • 1st round: 22 March 2024 (Friday), on IBS Budapest Campus. Registration starts from 14:30 p.m., the competition starts from 15:30 p.m.
  • 2nd round: 19 April 2024 (Friday), on IBS Budapest Campus. Registration starts from 13:45, the competition starts from 14:00 p.m.
  • Award Ceremony: 31 May 2024 (Friday), on IBS Budapest Campus

Quiz of 100 questions, 2024:

Previous quizzes:

Articles about previous years' competitions:

IBS World Tour 2024 TOP10
Ranking Participant Secondary School
1. Zalán Szabó Tóth Árpád Gimnázium Debrecen
2. Boldizsár Máth Berzsenyi Dániel Gimnázium
3. Ádám Samu Herczeg Alternatív Közgazdasági Gimnázium
4. Iván Nógrádi Alternatív Közgazdasági Gimnázium
5. Hédi Tapasztó Budapesti Fazekas Mihály Gyakorló Általános Iskola ás Gimnázium
6. Igor Hézer-Gerbely Karinthy Frigyes Gimnázium
6. Tekla Virgula Várday Kata Református Általános Iskola, Gimnázium és Kollégium
7. János László Bruder Baár-Madas Református Gimnázium, Általános Iskola és Diákotthon
8. Dániel Szabó Salgótarjáni Bolyai János Gimnázium
9. Bálint Szabó Óbudai Árpád Gimnázium
10. Emese Kun Petrik Lajos Két Tanítási Nyelvű Technikum

We reserve the right to change!

More information via email: ibsworldtour@ibsbudapest.com