The QFI Open Quiz 2009

The Quiz Foundation of India (Chennai Chapter), in association with Indian Terrain is proud to announce ‘The QFI Open Quiz 2009′, the fifth edition of the annual open quiz, which has become a fixture on the Chennai quizzing calendar.

It is an open quiz with no conditions whatsoever for participation. All are welcome to participate. Prizes include cash and Landmark gift vouchers. There will a Sports and Entertainment quiz in the morning at 10:30 a.m at the same venue. Plenty of audience prizes from Landmark and DilSeBol also on offer. The details are as follows:

Date: 7th of June, 2009 (Sunday)

Venue: Museum Theatre
Govt. Museum, Pantheon Road,
Egmore, Chennai – 600008

Schedule of Events

Sports and Entertainment Quiz

Quizmaster: Rajen Prabhu

Research Team: Sreeram, Vijay Sarathy, Vinod Ganesh, Krishnamurti Ganesh, Vikram Rajan, Sivakumar V.V.

Timings: Prelims – 10:30 a.m. and Finals – 11:30 a.m.

Team size: Maximum of 2 members

Registration Fee: Waived

General Quiz

Quizmaster: Vinod Ganesh

Research Team: Krishnamurti Ganesh, Vikram Rajan

Timings: Prelims – 03:30 p.m. and Finals – 05:00 p.m.

Team size: Maximum of 3 members

Registration Fee: Waived

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MQuiz Review and Questions

MQuiz- The Telecom quiz conducted by MoMo Bangalore in association with Nokia Forum was a Saturday afternoon well spent. The quiz conducted by Team Nexus (Venky and Kivi) was very good on content and extremely well done. With over 35 teams participating, the quiz garnered a good response from both the Corporates and the Students. After a common prelim, the quiz had two separate tracks for both the students and the corporates. 

The Students quiz was a close three way battle till the last question between BMSCE, UVCE and BITS(Pilani) but the composed BMS team won the contest by five points.

The Corporate Track was a completely different affair, being dominated by Mitesh and Udupa from the very first question and winning the quiz handsomely with over a 70 point margin.

Find below the prelims of the quiz, Finals to follow soon

Mahaquizzer 2009

KQA will hold the fifth edition of Mahaquizzer on Sunday, 24 May 2009. The cities where centres are being offered are Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Pune, Bhubaneshwar, Guwahati, Thrissur, Mysore and Panaji.  Some quizzers in Singapore will also attempt the quiz.

Mahaquizzer is the National Quizzing Championship. It is open to single entrants. There is no entry fee. Contestants are required to answer 150 questions over 90 minutes.

Mahaquizzer 2009 has been set by Arun Hiregange, Dibyendu Das, Thejaswi Udupa, Avinash Thirumalai and Ochintya Sharma.

Four prizes will be given out in each city: Best Quizzer, Best Woman Quizzer, Best College Quizzer and Best School Quizzer.

The person recording the highest score across all centres will hold the title of Mahaquizzer for 2009. She/he will also be awarded the Wing Commander G.R. Mulky Trophy for Quizzing Excellence.This trophy will be given in June 2009 during the KQA 26th Anniversary event.

You can have a look at previous editions of the quiz (2005-2008) here:http://kqaquizzes.org/quizzes/

Participants interested in registering should mail Mahaquizzer@gmail.com. Please mention the city where you would like to appear from in the subject-header. Please do mention age and institutional affiliations if you are a student. Since seating is limited in many centres, local coordinators will work on a first-come first-served basis. Please register by Sunday 17 May 2009 to avoid disappointment.

For venues and other details visit the officil site here

Accenture wins Brand Equity Quiz 2009

Accenture Delhi represented by Rohan Khanna & Sandeepan Chaudhuri demolished competition at the BEQ ’09 National Final.

“This team was in a different league altogether. They demolished competition in Delhi, and in the history of 19 years of Brand Equity, are the first team to score 100-plus in the finals,” praised QM Derek.

The winning team wins a muscular Scorpio each and loads of other prizes.

Find some questions from the national final here and questions from the regional rounds here

MQuiz by Mobile Monday

Mobile Monday (MoMo) Bangalore with support from NSRCEL is happy to present MQuiz, a quiz event focused on the telecom & wireless industry at 10:30 AM on Saturday, May 23, 2009 at the IIM Bangalore Auditorium. 

Show off your knowledge about the mobile and communications world and battle with other teams to win cool Nokia 5800 phones (sponsored by Forum Nokia Calling All Innovator Contest ) and other prizes. Exciting audience prizes are to be won too.

Other rules as below:
• No registration or entry fees
• The quiz has 2 tracks – for college teams and corporate teams
• Teams of 2 members in both cases
• The 2 members in college teams have to be from the same college. ID proof is mandatory
• Mixed teams allowed for corporates
• There will be a common written prelim for both tracks, followed by separate finals

Content and hosting for the event is by Team Nexus. Contact Venky on +919845719332 or Vivek on +919845079348 for queries.

Please register online at www.mquiz.in