Practice Materials

Question Distribution for the National Science Bee

Here are practice questions for the ORQE, NQEs, as well as past questions for Regional Finals, V/JV Regional events, and National Championships.

For National Qualifying Exams, correct answers are worth 2 points, blank responses are worth 0, and wrong answers are worth -1.

For ORQEs, correct answers are worth 2 points, while incorrect answers or blank answers scores 0.

Regional Finals Bee Scoresheet

Please also see our past questions from the US Academic Bee and Bowl for further practice.
Please note that the USABB questions are on all academic subjects and not just science (though many science questions can be found in these rounds)