Bebras is an international initiative aiming to promote Informatics (Computer Science, or Computing) and computational thinking among school students at all ages.
Bebras was born in Vilnius University Institute of Mathematics and Informatics in 2004.
Aim of Bebras
Bebras introduce computation thinking to the students and it is organized in more than 40 countries.
The objective is to get students all over the world to be excited with computing.
You can find more information about the contest in the following pages:
Click here to access past year questions
1. Kits (P1 and P2)
2. Castors (P3 and P4)
3. Juniors (P5 and P6)
4. Intermediate (Sec1 and Sec2)
5. Seniors (Sec3 and Sec4)
6. Elite (JC1 and JC2)
The Bebras Challenge is an international challenge on informatics and computer fluency for all age of school students.
It is performed at schools using computers. The contestants are usually supervised by teachers who may integrate the challenge in their teaching activities.
The challenge has two types of tasks: a multiple choice questions and interactive problems.
Number of tasks varies year-by-year from 18 to 24 questions of different difficulty to be solved in 40, 45 or 55 minutes.
For each multiple choice question a choice of four answers is provided. There are interactive tasks as well.
For every correct answer there is 6 (easy), 9 (medium) or 12 points (hard).
If no answer is given the score doesn’t change;
Minus one third of the possible points if the answer is incorrect.