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The National Qualifying Exam is the first test students take on the way to being selected for Australia's International Chemistry Olympiad team. In America, the equivalent test is called the Local Section Test. I do not have any answers for 1987-1999.

National Qualifying Exam
1987 1988 1989 1990
1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998
1999  NQE (and answers) from 2000 to 2007


The Final Qualifying Exam appears to be the next test Australian students take, similar to the National Test taken by American students. The FQE is in two parts, labeled A and B in the table below.

By the way, in America, somewhere around 2000 students "pass" the National Test. From that group about 20 are invited to a two-week camp (at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado), where the final team selection is made.

I imagine Australia (and other countries) have a similiar process.

Final Qualifying Exam
1988A 1988B 1989A 1989B 1990A 1990B 1991A 1991B
1992A 1992B 1993A 1993B 1994A 1994B 1995A 1995B
1996A 1996B 1997A 1997B 1998A 1998B 1999A 1999B
2000A 2000B 2001A 2001B 2002A 2002B 2003A 2003B
2004A 2004B I do not have any answers for these tests.