Please see the link to the International Academic Competitions Guide to the Varsity and Junior Varsity Divisions (last updated in November 2018) which has an overview of our competition offerings, valuable study tips, and other information that can help you in your preparations. This has helpful information for everyone, including veteran players and schools too.
The above linked IAC Guide can help you prepare for the National History Bee and Bowl, especially when used in conjunction with the Practice Questions available at www.hsapq.com/samples Please see Tournaments 20, 24, 26, 27, 30, 37-40, 46-49 for our past question sets which are your best guide to seeing what topics we ask about, and how our questions are structured.
Click on Tournaments 50 and 51 for samples of the US History Bee (a separate NHBB-run all-US History competition). US History Bee National Qualifying Exams and the US History Bee National Championships questions from 2015 onwards are found here.
NHBB Varsity & Junior Varsity-level question sets used since the fall of 2014 are found in the links below.
- Sample Match Videos
- 2019 Nationals Question Sets
- 2018-2019 Regional and State Tournament Question Sets
- 2018 Nationals Question Sets
- 2017-2018 Regional and State Tournament Question Sets
- 2017 Nationals Question Sets
- 2016-2017 Regional and State Tournament Question Sets
- 2016 Nationals Question Sets
- 2015-2016 Regional and State Tournament Question Sets
- 2015 Nationals Question Sets
- 2014-2015 Regional and State Tournament Question Sets
- National History Bowl Varsity & JV Rules Summary (see the Official Rules tab for the full Rules)
- National History Bowl Scoresheet
- National History Bee Varsity & JV Rules Summary (see the Official Rules tab for the full Rules)
- International Academic Competitions Varsity and Junior Varsity Divisions Guide
- The Official NHBB Guide to Quiz Bowl Resources
- National History Bee Preliminary Round Scoresheet – New Format
- National History Bee Preliminary Round Scoresheet – Original Format (still officially used at some events)
- Intramural History Quiz 2013 – Gateway College, Sri Lanka
- Questions from the Sri Lankan Interschool Quiz Competition 2013