Methodist Boys’ Secondary School Kuala Lumpur

17th National SPM Bible Knowledge Oral Quiz 2013 and BK13 Quiz

Posted by christianfellowship on May 27, 2013


The 17th National SPM BK Oral Quiz

(i)is a team quiz which is open to students in Forms 4 and 5, especially for those who are taking SPM Bible Knowledge (9221) paper.

(II) tests students on their knowledge of the book of Luke and The Acts of the Apostles – (Good News Bible version, which is the syllabus for the SPM Bible Knowledge 9221 paper ).

This quiz is carried out in TWO stages:

Stage 1: Regional Quiz (6th July 2013 at Regional Centers* )

  • Part 1:
  • Each team comprises 2 students who MUST** be from the same school.
  • 50 objective questions to be answered individually, in 40 min.
  • Papers will be marked and marks announced at TCF and SU website. Marks are added together for team totals (maximum of 100 marks) to be carried to Stage 2.
  • All participating teams are eligible and encouraged to enter Stage 2.
  • Certificates of participation will be awarded to all Part 1 quizparticipants.

* See list below for this year’s Regional Centers.

**Register with a Bible-reading school-mate if you are the only BK candidate from your school. (Your

partner can be from another Form – we allow mixed teams with combinations of F3-F5 students).


Stage 2: National Quiz (3rd August 2013 at SMJK Katholik, Petaling Jaya)

  • Part 2:
  • All teams who have Part 1 scores are eligible to enter Part 2.
  • 10 short oral questions, answers to be written down, team members can confer. Maximum score is 40 marks.


  • Part 3 (Semifinals):
  • The top teams from Part 2 [top 12 Selangor teams, top 9 WPKL teams, top 6 teams from the North, and the top team (minimum) from each of the other states, take part – others are eliminated.
  • 7 oral questions, 5 marks each,answers to be written down, team members do not confer. Maximum score is 35 marks.


  • Part 3 (Finals):
  • Top 5 teams from Semifinals enter the Finals.
  • Begins with 3 speed round oral questions (Total: 15 marks) and ends with 1 context question (10 marks) where conferring is not allowed. Maximum score is 25 marks.



  • Certificates of participation are awarded to all participants.
  • Trophies/medals to Top 5 National Champions and Top 3 State Champions***.

*** A State competition requires a minimum of 3 schools from the State.


What is BK 13 Quiz?

  • This is a shorter, side-quiz that takes place on the same day as Stage 2 of the National SPM BK Oral quiz, i.e. 3rd August 2013 at SMJK Katholik, Petaling Jaya.

  • This year we will hold Regional BK 13 Quiz in Ipoh, Miri, Melaka and Labuan on6th July 2013.

Who can take part in BK 13 Quiz?

  • It is open to all students from F1 to F6 and school-leavers who are studying in colleges.

  • All quiz-day helpers are also required to participate in the BK13 quiz.

  • Teams taking part in stage 2 of the 17th National SPM BK Oral Quiz may NOT register for this quiz.

  • Participants compete as individuals.

What is the scope and format of BK 13 Quiz?

  • Texts tested for BK 13 are

  • (i) The Gospel goes to the Gentiles (Acts 9 – 18), and

  • (ii) Ministry of Jesus (Luke 6 – 20)

  • Format of BK 13 Quiz: 50 objective questions to be answered in 35 minutes.

What prizes are awarded for BK 13 Quiz?

Certificates and trophies/medals will be awarded to

  • Top 10 participants from each Form (Form 1 – 5)

  • Top 3 participants from the Veterans category (Form 6 and College students)


To all teachers and students,

The BK Quizzes are student-friendly, fun events. They are NOT exams.

Last year’s individual quiz (BK12) saw excellent scores from Forms 1-6.

Oral quizzes get SPM BK candidates to notice details, major events and God-moments.


Get into the Word now… God speaks to the reader, the seeker, the Bible scholar !