Technology-themed online trivia game offers fun, interactive learning activity for students for all

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To kick off the start of the 2015-16 school year, educators at Connections Academy are offering students of all ages a fun, free, online trivia game focused on technological innovations. The launch of the Connections Academy Quiz Bowl Trivia Challenge: Technology Edition  comes as students nationwide begin a new school year— diving into academics, engaging with teachers and learning new concepts.

Across the country, more than 60,000 students enrolled in Connections Academy-supported online public schools are also beginning the new school year with a technology-enhanced education. In Louisiana, over 2,000 students are currently enrolled in the school. Students are able to learn from anywhere there is an Internet connection with interactive web tools and resources, as well as interact with teachers and classmates in online classroom sessions.

Just as technology has changed the face of K–12 education, Connections Academy educators explore some of the great innovations of the past, present and future in the latest edition of Quiz Bowl Trivia Challenge: Technology Edition.  Featuring twenty trivia questions of varying degrees of difficulty, the Quiz Bowl promotes lively and educational discussion among parents, students, and friends, and serves as a resource for teachers looking to incorporate fun activities into their lessons.


1. A _____________ is not a component of a laptop computer?
A. Processor
B. Keyboard
C. Hard Drive
D. Scanner

2. What does the navigation device GPS stand for?
A. Global Positioning System
B. Global Product Strategy
C. Global Protecting System
D. Global Production Support

3. Who invented the Model T car in 1908?
A. Henry Ford
B. Karl Benz
C. Thomas Edison
D. Johannes Gutenberg

Answers: 1 – (D) Scanner, 2 – (A) Global Positioning System, 3 – (A) Henry Ford

This latest trivia challenge, available to the public, is inspired by Connections Academy’s Quiz Bowl Club, in which virtual school students across the nation participate in weekly academic competitions with their peers. The Quiz Bowl Club is one of the many clubs and activities that virtual school students in grades K through 12 can enjoy with Connections Academy.

To take the Connections Academy Quiz Bowl Challenge: Technology Edition, or to download a printable version of the questions, visit

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