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The 2000 British Informatics Olympiad - Sample paper

The 2000 British Informatics Olympiad sample paper is taken from the 1999 BIO round one, which was set in schools across mainland Britain.

The paper consists of three questions, to be solved in three hours. Browse the following links to see the paper:

Interactive example programs (suitable for Java-enabled browsers such as Netscape and Internet Explorer or a Java interpreter on your PC) and worked solutions can be found through the following links. The solution programs are available in Java and Pascal - and also as a zipped DOS executable.

To compile and/or run the Java programs on your computer you need the Java language and must also download the AppletConsoleApp class.

The paper and marks scheme are also available in several downloadable formats:


Marks scheme

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