Briefly about MBIO fall 2020
Competition Date and Time
Thursday, November 5
Opens Monday, October 8
Closes Wednesday, November 4 at 16:00 (Bishkek time)
- $12 for international participants
- 500 som for Kyrgyzstan students
The exam duration is 90 minutes and must begin between the hours of 14:00 and 17:00 (Bishkek time).
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The competition will be conducted remotely through an online platform.
60 multiple-choice questions; prepared and reviewed by Olympiad League members in the Department of BiOL, International "SAPAT" Educational Institutions of Kyrgyzstan. (Competition materials are available in English and Russian.)
Each of the multiple-choice questions will have four or five answer choices, for which only one option is the correct answer. To penalize for random guessing, the final score is based on the number of questions a student answers correctly subtracted by one-fourth of the number of questions answered incorrectly. No points are deducted or awarded for unanswered questions. Calculators are permitted.
Any registered student in attendance at 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade can participate and are eligible for individual awards in the MBIO.
How to take MBIO online?
In section LOGIN TO STUDENT PORTAL fill your Student ID (1) and Student Access Code (2) then enter your Student Portal by clicking Login button. In your student portal, you may begin your exam.
* Student ID and Student Access Code will be sent to your email after completing the registration process.
MBIO fall 2020 questions should cover the following topics in the indicated proportions.
I Cell biology (20 %)
II Plant biology (15 %)
III Animal biology (25 %)
IV Genetics & Evolution (20 %)
V Biodiversity (10 %)
VI Ecology (10 %)
The top 60% of participants will receive certificates of distinction that are awarded based on a mathematical formula.
Gold medal certificate w = [0.1 n]
The last gold medal winner is the one preceding the largest gap out of the three following the top w competitors.
Silver medal certificate x = [0.3 n]
The last silver medal winner is the one preceding the largest gap out of the three following the top x competitors.
Bronze medal certificate y = [0.6 n]
The last bronze medal winner is the one preceding the largest gap out of the three following the top y