Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Locate Nigeria on the World Map: WIPB Cardinal Quiz Bowl Tests Geography Skills

Cardinal Quiz Bowl is a series airing on public television station WIPB in Muncie. According to WIPB, Cardinal Quiz Bowl focuses attention on the academic ability of area high school students and brings attention to what Ball State University has to offer. Students are quizzed about current events and their general knowledge of art, English literature, geography, math, and science. Each year producers of the show borrow the most current maps available from the Geospatial Center & Map Collection to use on the show. The first Cardinal Quiz Bowl episode airs on Friday, March 9 at 6:00 P.M. The next airing is on Sunday, March 11 at 9:00 A.M. The show continues to air on Fridays and Sundays through March 18. Maps from the GCMC will be featured on episodes airing on March 16 and March 18.

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