Mathematics and Computer Science

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How many contestants can a school sponsor?

    No more than 12 students from a school may participate in each category (Level 1, Level 2, Level 3). There is no minimum number of students.

  • How many questions are on the test, and are they multiple-choice?

    There are 40 multiple choice questions, each with 5 answer choices.

  • How long do contestants have to take the test?

    45 minutes.

  • What should contestants bring?

    Contestants should bring at least 2 sharpened #2 pencils. Pencils are not provided at the testing site.

    Calculator use is not permitted.

  • What about scratch paper?

    Contestants can write in the test booklet to do their work.

  • Should contestants indicate their answers in the test book?

    They may, but it is not required. Answers must be correctly selected on the Scantron answer sheet. Only properly filled-in answers on the answer sheet will be counted.

 

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