Rules & Overview of the contest

 

The Spirit of Math international contest provides an opportunity for students to have fun and develop their mathematical problem-solving ability.

This annual contest is held globally. Each member of the Spirit of Math Contest Committee is in charge of creating, writing and reviewing the contest every year. Part of our mission is to ensure the contest meets global standards and to expose students to questions from different parts of the world.

It is the responsibility of the school to mark the contest papers by using the Spirit of Math Answer Scanning App.

Grades 1 & 2

The contest is composed of 20 questions.

Contest rules:

  1. The contestants will have 30 minutes to write the contest.

  2. The contest is multiple-choice with four choices for each question.

  3. Each question answered correctly is worth one mark, and the sum of the correct answers is the score.

  4. Marks are not taken off for wrong answers.

  5. No calculators are allowed.

Grades 3 & 4

The contest is composed of 30 questions.

Contest rules:

  1. The contestants will have 45 minutes to write the contest.

  2. The contest is multiple-choice with four choices for each question.

  3. Each question answered correctly is worth one mark, and the sum of the correct answers is the score.

  4. Marks are not taken off for wrong answers.

  5. No calculators are allowed.