Year 1 to 13 (Primary 1 to A-Levels)
Sample Questions
Contest Date: 
March 8, 2020 (Private Candidates)
March 3, 2020 (School Candidates)



There are 6 papers in total:
Paper P (Year 1&2)
Paper Q (Year 3&4)
Paper R (Year 5&6)
Paper S (Year 7&8)
Paper T (Year 9&10)
Paper U (Year 11-13)
*Results will be compared within same year level group.

Each paper comprises 4 parts:
Part A: Basic Reasoning – 6 questions
Part B: Intermediate Reasoning (Non-Verbal) – 6 questions
Part C: Advanced Reasoning – 6 questions
Part D: Extended Reasoning – 6 questions

12 MCQ Questions & 12 Non-MCQ Questions
(1 point for correct answer, no penalty point for wrong answer) 
TOTAL = 24 points

This is a 90-minute assessment. Calculators are ONLY permitted for Papers S, T & U (Secondary levels ONLY).


Each participant receives a Certificate of Participation or an award certificate for winners below:

High Distinction (Top 8%) – qualifies as a significant award for IJHS
Distinction (Next 12%)
High Credit (Next 20%)
Credit (Next 20%)
Certificate of Participation (Next 40%)

top 60% of the participants will receive an award certificate. The top 20% winners are invited to compete at SIMOC 2020 to be held in Singapore from July 25 to 28, 2020. Students must register with the SIMCC country organizer and contest entry is available on a first come first served basis, so register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.