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Shock Value B

Post by Jim_R » July 9th, 2010, 7:42 pm

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Re: Shock Value B

Post by SpaceJunkie » September 12th, 2010, 2:54 pm

Anyone know how its gonna be different from last year?
Possible Events:
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Shock Value, Dynamic Planet, Optics, Solar System

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Re: Shock Value B

Post by robotman » September 12th, 2010, 3:06 pm

Same things to know just made it so that each test is sposed to have at least one question from each section
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Re: Shock Value B

Post by brobo » October 6th, 2010, 1:28 pm

My friend, who has yet to make an account, has a question and wants me to post it for him:
Said friend wrote:By saying that we aren't allowed to be tested on "devices", does that include how the measuring tools work?
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Re: Shock Value B

Post by ichaelm » October 6th, 2010, 3:25 pm

robodude wrote:My friend, who has yet to make an account, has a question and wants me to post it for him:
Said friend wrote:By saying that we aren't allowed to be tested on "devices", does that include how the measuring tools work?
This is what the rules actually say:

"Topics that must not be included in the competition are: semiconductors, AC circuit theory and devices, capacitors, inductors."

Read carefully; the commas matter. So the rules are actually just saying that AC devices may not be included in the competition. In fact, the event description requires you to know about "simple electrical devices". Just not ones that use AC.

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Re: Shock Value B

Post by Sasher Applesauce » October 21st, 2010, 11:56 am

Anybody has any good websites for Shock Value?
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Re: Shock Value B

Post by Bubba1960 » October 21st, 2010, 12:06 pm

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Re: Shock Value B

Post by hirasia » November 23rd, 2010, 5:50 pm

Anyone know anything about how hard the test is, what they test us on?

my partner and I are bad at this event.

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Re: Shock Value B

Post by ichaelm » November 23rd, 2010, 6:56 pm

hirasia wrote:Anyone know anything about how hard the test is, what they test us on?

my partner and I are bad at this event.
Different event coordinators/supervisors will give totally different tests. But there is a certain range of information they are allowed to test you on. It's in the rules. Do you have a copy?

I think I'm going to post one of my tests up on the test exchange. There may already be some up there but I'm not sure.

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Re: Shock Value B

Post by ichaelm » November 23rd, 2010, 7:07 pm

There. You can find my test at the test exchange on the wiki, or here. I hope this gives you an idea of what a test might be like!

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