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Exams of the 6th IOAA.

Theoretical: Original (english) | Bahasa Indonesia, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Farsi, Greek, Hungarian, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Thai

The theoretical exam consists on 15 short and 2 long questions covering different theoretical and mathematical aspects of astronomy and astrophysics. Is must be solved in 5 hours, counting as 50% of the mark.

Data Analysis: Original (english) | Bahasa Indonesia, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Farsi, Greek, Hungarian, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Thai

 The data analysis part is a paper- or computer-based task for analising actual data obtained from professional astronomers, with usually 4 hours to solve. It counts as 25% of the mark.

 Observational:

Night 1: Original (english) | Bahasa Indonesia, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Farsi, Greek, Hungarian, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Thai
Night 2: Original (english) | Bahasa Indonesia, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Farsi, Greek, Hungarian, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Thai 

 The observational exams concerns direct observation of the sky (in the real sky or in a planetarium), recognizing stars, constellations, nebulae, great circles, etc. It counts as 25% of the mark. In this year, for weather reasons, students were divided among two nights, each one with a different (but similar) problem set.

 Team: Original (english) | Bahasa Indonesia, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Farsi, Greek, Hungarian, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Thai

The team exam is a separated competition, in which national teams are set to do a huge task, involving both individual and group efforts, with theoretical and /or practical reasoning. In this year, the students had to work in a joint project for several days, completing the details of a huge astronomical model.