Tag: quizzes

University Challenge comes to Portsmouth this week!

The University is conducting trials for the 2019 edition of University Challenge, the popular academic quiz hosted by Jeremy Paxman over the next two days (28-29 November) between 2-4 pm in Portsmouth, with each session taking less than an hour.

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Oxford Scholarship Journals Quiz (round 1)

Not to be confused with the Oxford Scholarship Online quiz (offering the same prizes and running at the same time), this quiz encourages you to explore the world of one of our premier journal databases.  Enter both quizzes and double your chance of

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Oxford Scholarship Online Quiz 2017 (round 1)

Win an iPod Shuffle, iPad Mini or £250 of Oxford University Press book vouchers in the Oxford Scholarship Online quiz!  Round one (open until 31st January 2017) is on the theme of Nobel Prize Winners.  Don’t leave it right until the end to

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Looking for diversion?

Quiz: can you complete the book title?

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Can you spy success? Enter the library prize draw quiz

Update 23/11/15 – As advertised, the competition closed at midnight last Friday, 20 November 2015.  The winner will be announced shortly. Enter our quiz and you could win a £50 cinema voucher.  

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What do you know about libraries?

Just for fun, try out this little quiz spotted in The Guardian last week: http://www.theguardian.com/news/quiz/2014/mar/14/daily-quiz-14-march-2014 We wonder how well our staff will score … and will they tell us? Photo by mitopencourseware

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A Google a Day

Here’s a daily quiz to test your Google search skills. It’s using something called Deja Google; a separate engine that searches the internet as it existed before the question was posed to prevent you from seeing someone’s posted answer. http://agoogleaday.com

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Old computers

TOTD is just old enough to remember having used some of these, but it’s a tough quiz nevertheless: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/7671677.stm

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