DOKA & DOKA National Final

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Depth of Knowledge Assessment (DOKA) is an International Mathematical Problem-Solving Competition held annually around the globe. It is jointly organized by SMO Education Group, Academy TeamMathics, SIMCC and supported by International Scholastic Trust.

Many may not be aware that Reasoning Skills is one of the most important elements in higher order thinking. Reasoning is the action of thinking about something in a logical, sensible way and to find an answer to a problem by considering possible options.

DOKA and DOKA National Final provide healthy competitive platforms for students from Year 1 to 13 (Primary 1 to A-Levels/STPM) to assess their HOTS and IQ ability among their own year level group. Parents and school teachers can also take this opportunity to assess their children and students BEFORE they attempt more challenging maths competitions or IQ tests in future.

All Malaysian students who have won High Distinction/ Distinction/ High Credit in DOKA 2019 will be invited to join the Thailand International Mathematical Olympiad (TIMO) Final in Chiang Mai, Thailand and High Distinction/ Distinction/ High Credit in DOKA 2020 will be invited to join the DOKA (National Final) in Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong International Mathematical Olympiad (HKIMO) Final in Macau. Malaysian students who have won High Distinction/ Distinction in DOKA 2020 will be invited to join SIMOC (Singapore International Mathematics Olympiad Challenge) in Singapore and AIMO (Asia International Mathematical Olympiad) & WMGO Final in South Korea. Contest entry is available on a first come first served basis, so register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Why DOKA?

DOKA is SPECIAL. DOKA is unlike any other math competitions. It provides a range of interesting variation in questions to spark students’ curiosity and encourages them to think outside the box and invoke their love for math!

An Opportunity for All. DOKA exposes students to the various types of Reasoning Skills and this gives them the opportunity to explore and the confidence to take part in more challenging math competitions and start scoring A*s in Math.

Reaching Greater Heights. DOKA helps students to be comfortable with various mathematical problem solving in the right environment. DOKA wants students to utilize this experience to continue to take part in more challenging Math Olympiad Competitions in the future.

DOKA is designed based on Depth of Knowledge in Mathematical Problem Solving. With realistic and high standards, DOKA aims to expose more students to mathematical problem solving and invoke their love for math. It will help them improve in school math as well as higher-order thinking skills (HOTS). With the solution manuals which will be available after the contest, students can learn creative heuristic methods recommended to solve complex mathematical problems, as well as, knowing their strengths and areas for improvement.

What are Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Questions? (View PDF on PC) *on Mobile, set browser to “View as Desktop”

DOKA – Addressing current problems faced by students and teachers (View PDF on PC) *on Mobile, set browser to “View as Desktop”

KPM Letter

Surat Penganjuran Program & Pertandingan di bawah SMO Education Group bagi Tahun 2020

Date

DOKA: 3 March 2020

DOKA National Final: 25 July 2020 @ Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Format & Sample Questions

DOKA DOKA National Final
Contest Date on 3rd Mar, Tue on 25th Jul, Sat
Closing Date 3rd February 29th May
Year Level 1-13 (Primary 1 to A-Levels/STPM)

Results will be compared within same year level group

1-13 (Primary 1 to A-Levels/STPM)

Results will be compared within same year level group

No. of Questions 24 24
Format 12 MCQ questions 24 Non-MCQ questions
12 Non-MCQ questions
Basic Reasoning 6 questions 6 questions (1 mark)
Intermediate Reasoning (Non-Verbal) 6 questions 6 questions (2 marks)
Advanced Reasoning 6 questions 6 questions (3 marks)
Extended Reasoning 6 questions 6 questions (4 marks)
Total Score 24 60
*Calculators are ONLY permitted for Secondary levels (Papers S, T and U ONLY) *Calculators are ONLY permitted for Secondary levels (Papers S, T and U ONLY)
Duration 90 minutes 90 minutes
Language(s) Bahasa, English & Chinese English

There are 6 papers in total:

Awards

The top 60% of the participants will receive an award certificate.

^High Distinction Top 8%
Distinction Next 12%
High Credit Next 20%
Credit Next 20%
Certificate of Participation Next 40%

^qualifies as a significant award for International Junior Honor Society (IJHS) (applicable for DOKA only)

Syllabus

DOKA reserves the rights to change the syllabus without any prior notice.

PAPER P (YEAR 1 AND 2)

  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Comparing
  • Consecutive Numbers
  • Distance Line and Intervals
  • Length
  • Mass
  • Mixed Operations
  • Model Drawing
  • Money
  • Multiples and Grouping
  • Number Line
  • Time
  • Transferring

PAPER Q (YEAR 3 AND 4)

  • Before and After
  • Comparing
  • Numbers and Pattern
  • Distance Line and Intervals
  • Fractions
  • Length
  • Making A List/ Table
  • Mass
  • Mixed Operations
  • Model Drawing
  • Money
  • Multiples and Grouping
  • Time and Calendar
  • Transferring
  • Volume

PAPER R (YEAR 5 AND 6)

  • Average
  • Area and Perimeter
  • Before and After
  • Comparing
  • Numbers and Pattern
  • Fractions
  • Making A List/ Table
  • Measures and Units
  • Model Drawing
  • Mixed Operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratios
  • Speed
  • Transferring

PAPER S (YEAR 7 AND 8)

  • Algebraic Expressions
  • Circles
  • Counting
  • Linear Inequalities
  • Measures and Units
  • Percentages
  • Plane and Solid Geometry
  • Probability
  • Pythagoras’ Theorem
  • Ratios, Rates and Proportions
  • Quadratic Expressions and Factorisation
  • Simultaneous Equations
  • Transformations
  • Volume

PAPER T (YEAR 9 AND 10)

  • Algebraic Expressions
  • Bearing
  • Circle Theorems
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Indices and Rules
  • Measures and Units
  • Plane and Solid Geometry
  • Probability
  • Pythagoras’ Theorem
  • Rationalise the Denominator
  • Quadratic Expressions and Factorisation
  • Set and Venn Diagrams
  • Ratios, Rates and Proportions
  • Simultaneous Equations
  • Transformations
  • Trigonometry and Rules
  • Vector

PAPER U (YEAR 11 – 13)

  • Algebraic Expressions
  • Bearing
  • Circle Theorems
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Indices and Rules
  • Measures and Units
  • Plane and Solid Geometry
  • Probability
  • Pythagoras’ Theorem
  • Rationalise the Denominator
  • Quadratic Expressions and Factorisation
  • Set and Venn Diagrams
  • Ratios, Rates and Proportions
  • Simultaneous Equations
  • Transformations
  • Trigonometry and Rules
  • Vector
  • Differentiation and Integration
  • Matrices and Multiplication
  • Combination and Permutation

HOW TO REGISTER?

DOKA 2020

SCHOOL REGISTRATION: DOWNLOAD DOKA REGISTRATION FORM NOW! (Registration is CLOSED)

PRIVATE CANDIDATE PRE-REGISTRATION: (Registration is CLOSED)

DOKA National Final 2020

REGISTRATION: DOWNLOAD DOKA FINAL REGISTRATION FORM NOW! (REGISTRATION NOT YET OPEN!)

All participants MUST register according to CURRENT Year Level in school.

IMPORTANT!!! DOKA Registrations submitted without meeting minimum requirements will be automatically voided/ disqualified and no refund will be entertained.

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