Global Atomic Quiz to be organised on November 10 to mark World Science Day


To celebrate the World Science Day on November 10, the Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom will once again be conducting an online quiz contest for nuclear enthusiasts worldwide designed to highlight the importance of nuclear technologies in everyday life and to underline the role this clean form of energy plays in preserving our fragile planet.  

A Rosatom statement said the quiz, which is to be made available in multiple languages, will test participants’ knowledge of atomic science and will allow them to learn many interesting facts along the way – from nuclear physics to the latest developments in nuclear technologies. 

The quiz will be available for 24 hours on November 10 at and participants will have the entire day to complete the test of 20 original questions, which vary in difficulty and themes.  

“The final score will depend on the number of correct answers and the overall time needed to make the right choice. The top-100 participants with the best scores will be selected as winners of Global Atomic Quiz 2022!”, the statement said.  

Traditionally, all the contestants get a digital certificate attesting to their participation in the Global Atomic Quiz.  

“However, this year a set of exclusive gifts was created for the winners, including the NUCLEUS board game, which is a fun, fast-paced card game played by millions around the globe, but with a unique feel and touch of nuclear science, a notebook with a one and only AI-generated cover, a whimsical Mood of the Day calendar and a recycled-fabric tote bag. Make sure to register in order to be eligible for prizes”, it added. 

The quiz will be available in 11 languages – English, Russian, Turkish, Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Bengali, Vietnamese, Kazakh, Armenian and Uzbek – . engaging participants from all over the world. The list of winners will be published on the project website by November 17, 2022. 

The Global Atomic Quiz, which celebrates its third anniversary this year, has brought together over 22,000 nuclear enthusiasts from more than 70 countries since its inception in 2020, Rosatom said.  

Rosatom is the equipment supplier and technical consultant for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in India’s Tamil Nadu state, the first two units of which are already connected to the grid. Rosatom is also collaborating with the Indian operator, the state-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL), in building four more similar reactors of 1,000 MW capacity each at Kudankulam – Units 3, 4, 5 and 6. The company is similarly assisting in setting up the first NPP in Bangladesh that will have two state-of-the-art VVER-1200 reactors of 1,200 MW capacity each.