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Tag: National Geographic Bee

May 25, 2012 | 12:07 pm

2 Questions the Geography King of California Missed in the Bee, Plus the Winning Answer

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Yesterday Varun Mahadevan, the 13-year-old geography king of California, came in third in the National Geographic Bee. (The Fremont Argus has a report.) Afterward, he told KQED’s Paul Lancour that the toughest question he received, and one he got wrong, was the identification based on a photograph of a lake north of Lake Superior. The […]

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May 23, 2012 | 12:48 pm

Meet Hayward’s Varun Mahadevan, National Geographic Bee Finalist

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Set those DVRs ya philistines! Thursday at 8 p.m. on the National Geographic Channel, you’ll want to watch Varun Mahadevan, Hayward resident and 13-year-old 7th grader at Fremont’s Prince of Peace Christian School, competing against nine other students from around the country in the National Geographic Bee finals. First prize: a $25,000 college scholarship, a […]

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