After a hard-fought battle on the Roswell Park campus, Sherlock Homies team came out on top to claim the title of “Buffalo’s Most Globally Smart” in the Community World Trivia 2023 Contest!
Fourteen six-person teams answered questions on topics including:
- Current Events
- History & Geography
- Travel the World
- Arts, Literature & Culture
- Pop Culture, Sports, & Music
- World Cuisine
Emcee Drew Kahn asked the internationally focused multiple choice, short answer, or true/ false questions. The team members worked cooperatively to come up with the correct answers. The judges Dr. Mehwish Sarwari, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Buffalo State University and IIB Board Member, Mohammed Osman, collected and verified each team’s answers at the end of each round. Aside from bragging rights, the top team won gift cards from local businesses.
The final results were:
- Sherlock Homies- First Place
- The Global In-quiz-ition- Second Place and Most Enthusiastic Team
- World Webbers- Third Place
- GEICO 1- Fourth Place
- History Buffs- Fifth Place- TIE
- Roswell Benchwarmers- Fifth Place-TIE
- The Patchworks- Sixth Place- TIE
- New Buffalonians- Sixth Place-TIE
- The Brainy Bunch- Seventh Place
- The Buffalo Globe-trotters- Eighth Place
- Buffalo Limo- Ninth Place
- GEICO 2- Tenth Place
- “Hey Siri…?”- Eleventh Place
- The Nerd Herd- Twelfth Place
Community World Trivia is an IIB fundraiser. The proceeds from the event fund very important global education programs for students, such as Academic World Trivia, Model United Nations, and GlobalKids, in addition to community programs, such as cultural competency training, and the Great Decisions Lecture Series. We thank this year’s Community World Trivia sponsors, GEICO Philanthropic Foundation, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Buffalo Limousine.
These programs bring global perspectives to WNY, educate about global affairs, and help us become a more culturally sensitive community. Click here to make a contribution to support IIB educational programs!