Philippine Statistics Quiz

17 at 17th PSQ

Seventeen (17) young statistics whizzes representing all the regions of the country are expected to compete in three rounds of questions and answers on statistical concepts, theories and problems in the 2008 Philippine Statistics Quiz (PSQ) National Finals which will be held on December 4 at the Social Security System Auditorium in Quezon City.

16th PSQ regional champions known; Organizers gear up for the national finals

Seventeen young statistics whizzes emerged as winners in this year's Philippine Statistics Quiz (PSQ) Regional Championships simultaneously held on November 13 in all the regions of the country. The champion in each region shall be the official representative to the PSQ National Finals to be held on December 4 at the Bureau of Soils and Water Management in Quezon City.

Organizers of the 15th PSQ gear up for the National Finals

The national steering committee as well as the various working groups created for the annual conduct of the Philippine Statistics Quiz (PSQ) are now all green and go preparing for the Quiz' National Finals which will be held on 05 December at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.NSO Administrator Carmelita Ericta and Chairperson of this year's undertaking said that "the PSQ is becoming an institution in itself" because it has lasted more than a decade long. The Quiz is now on its 15th year since it was started in 1992. It aims to instill the value of statistics among students and to elicit awareness on its importance in national development planning and thereby generate support and public cooperation in government statistical activities. The Commission on Higher Education began endorsing the annual competition in 1994.

Metro Manila freshman wins Stat Quiz, regains title for UP-Diliman

After twelve years, a freshman regained for her campus, the University of the Philippines-Diliman, the national championship in the 2003 Philippine Statistics Quiz (PSQ) held on December 2 at the Meeting Room 5 of the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila. The PSQ is a nationwide search for young statistics whizzes that began in 1992 and was first won by a UP-Diliman student.

CAR student tops national stat quiz

A freshman from the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) topped the 2002 Philippine Statistics Quiz (PSQ) held on December 3 at the Philippine Christian University Auditorium in Manila. The PSQ is a nationwide search for young statistics whizzes that began in 1992. Sherwin De Leon, a Computer Science student from the AMA Computer College in Baguio, emerged as the national champion after he beat 15 other national finalists. This fellow, whose favorite subject is mathematics, hit 27 of the 30 questions correctly in the three-round quiz. De Leon's coach was Ma. Caridad Bernal.


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