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RHB-The Star Mighty Minds finals Challenge format Friday, Oct 23 * Check-in to RHB Complex Bangi (hostel block) by 6pm. * Briefing * Welcoming dinner Saturday, Oct 24 (Semi finals) * Round one: Multiple-choice questions Team members will be seated in three separate groups and given individual keypads through which they are each required to answer the same 20 questions. No discussions among team members are allowed. If all three team members key in the correct answer for a particular question, a bonus point will be awarded. The accumulated points will make up 50% of the total score for the day. * Round two: Hands-on challenge Team members are required to build a model based on Science and Maths principles. However, unlike the state challenges, all teams will be quarantined before coming up team by team to give a short oral presentation to the judges and the audience. The model and the oral presentation will constitute the other 50% of the total score for the day. * Announcement of top five finalists per category * Briefing for the finals At night, the five finalist teams per category will be required to prepare a PowerPoint presentation for the finals. Thus, please bring along your own PowerPoint Microsoft Compatible 2003 wireless- ready notebook(s) with a CD burner and a digital camera with photo uploading capabilities. Sunday, Oct 25 (Finals) * Round one: Powerpoint presentation The five finalist teams per category are required to present their models before the panel of judges with the aid of multimedia. Five minutes is allotted per team. * Minds-on challenges The five finalist teams per category will have to solve a creative problem-solving poser. A written answer will have to be submitted to the judges. * Round two: Buzzer quiz challenge The five finalist teams per category are required to answer 15 open-ended questions and solve a variety of puzzles. * Model viewing All 10 finalist teams from both categories are to be present at their booths as Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin views the models.
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