The SAGT Geography Challenge Quiz (formerly known as the Worldwise Quiz) is open to teams from secondary schools in Scotland. Teams should consist of three pupils, one each from S1, S2 and S3.
Local Heats/Finals will be completed by Spring each year, and the winning team from each region will be expected to travel to the National Heat/Final taking place in June. (normally hosted by Dollar Academy).
Each school is permitted to enter a maximum of two teams. In an effort to promote Geography,and to remove any potential cost barriers, entry is free for all who wish to take part. Please use the form below to enter.
The closing date for entry to the 2024 SAGT Geography Quiz is Friday 22nd December 2023.
🌍 Quiz Topics for 2024 🌏
Local Heat - Part 1:
Ordnance Survey Map Skills
Timed round based on team interpretation of an OS map.
The Tundra Biome
General knowledge to include named locations, climate, people, animals and plants.
Watch the clip and answer the questions, without taking any notes.
World's Highest Capitals
Identify the world's 20 highest capital cities from maps, facts and pictorial clues.
Earth Forces Crossword
Do you know the main terms and features relating to earth forces (earthquakes/volcanoes)?
Geography in the News
Test your knowledge of current affairs with a geographical twist.
Local Heat - Part 2: Regional Final
The Geography of South Africa
Individual round on the human and physical geography of South Africa.
One Minute Round
Team round. Rapid fire questions, where answers proceed in alphabetical order.
Identification of Scotland's 32 councils based on their outlines, populations or other noteworthy characteristics.
Who Dares Wins
Team round. Test your general knowledge. Will you play it safe or go for glory?
Previous Quiz Winners:
2023 Stewart's Melville College, Edinburgh
2018 Mackie Academy, Stonehaven
2017 Stewart’s Melville College, Edinburgh
2016 Stewart’s Melville College, Edinburgh
2015 Wood Farm High School, Glasgow
2014 Hawick High School, Borders
2013 Stewart’s Melville College, Edinburgh
2010 Aberdeen Grammar School
2009 Stewart’s Melville College
2008 Stewart’s Melville College
2007 Aberdeen Grammar School
2006 Aberdeen Grammar School
2005 Bell Baxter Higher School
2004 Stewart’s Melville College
2003 Hutcheson’s Grammar School
2002 Stewart’s Melville College
2001 Hutcheson’s Grammar School
2000 Glen Urquhart High School
1999 Queen Margaret Academy, Ayr
1998 Glen Urquhart High School
1997 Glen Urquhart High School
1996 Stewart’s Melville College
1995 Hutcheson’s Grammar School
1994 Woodmill High, Dunfermline
1993 Grove Academy, Dundee & Woodmill High, Dunfermline