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This web site for the International Physics Olympiad contains information about this annual world-wide competition.  Included on this page are links to the problems and solutions for questions used for all the Olympiad competitions from 1967 to the present.  These context-rich problems are cataloged by year and by type: theoretical or experimental.   Also included is information about the history, governance, and organization of the Physics Olympiad organization, along with links to previous competitions.
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This page contains links to three example screening exams used for selection of Physics Olympiad team members.  Included are sample multiple choice, open-response, and semi-final exams.

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