CREST Achiever - Muhammad Ali Moula

What's one or two achievements that you are proud of?
Recieved ACHIEVERS award in school for outstanding performance for grade 3 Secured 3rd position all over UAE in English in IOF in 2018.
What is your biggest fear and how do you overcome it?
I dont really have any such fear. I believe in doing hardwork and the rest is in God's hand.
Who is your ideal and why?
My mother. She is the one who encourages me to take up new challenges and has always taught me that participation is important than winning and losing is secondary.
Which public figure (sportsperson, actor, etc.) inspires you the most?
SHEIKH HAMDAN. He has achieved a lot at such young age. He is an ideal for all young people.
Who or what keeps you motivated?
My mother. She always motivates me to do my best and gives me the security that whatever may happen she will always be by my side.
Have you thought of your career line? What do you want to become and why?
Yes, I want to become a doctor. I feel it's the profession which will help me serve humanity along with my progress.
If there is one gift you would like to have, what would that be?
I would like to have a sea facing house because my mother loves it.
Your favourite memory that you would like to share?
The day when I recieved the Bronze medal for securing 3rd place in IOF. The happiness in my mothers eyes was priceless.
What's one thing about you that your friends don't know?
I dont like it when they make fun of my name. As it's a very common name, it appears in many songs, stories, maths quiz etc.
What is your secret of making friends?
Just being who I am. I am comfortable with people who can accept me as I am.
What are your hobbies? How do you keep a balance between your hobbies and studies?
I love playing Minecraft games and LEGOS. I have a fixed timetable for study and play time.
Which is your favourite sport? When did you start practicing and why?
Swimming. I just love to swim. I started at the age of 5 years with my father. This summer, I also attended a summer camp for swimming and basketball.
What do you love to do the most in your free time?
Read books or play on my iPad.
What are your study tips for getting better grades in school examinations?
I learn by understanding the concepts and not just mugging up. I also believe that practice is the key to achievement. The more you practice the more you are perfect.
How do you prepare for Olympiads?
Lots and lots of hardwork and practice. We take up one topic and discuss it. My mom makes it interesting by asking quizzes.
How has appearing for Olympiad exams helped your studies?
It has really helped me for HOTS amd Skill based questions. I have a deeper understanding of concepts then what is taught in school. It's like a brain exercise for me.
Do you have any advice or tips for students who are interested in appearing for Olympiads?
I would just advice them to understand things rather then mugging up as Olympiad is more of skill based questions and reasoning. Practice more and more so that you can perfect it.
Name : Muhammad Ali Moula
School : The Indian High School
Class : 4

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