MegaWhats '09

MegaWhats is a quiz designed to answer the question `Which is India’s best open quizzing team?’.

The operative word here is `open’; anybody can form a team to participate, and any team can win.  The syllabus, to preempt the obvious question, is surprise.
The quiz will be held across nine cities simultaneously. Apart from Bangalore, we have tentative venue confirmations from Chennai, Hyderabad, Goa, Thrissur, Mumbai, Pune, New Delhi and Kolkata. More information on venues soon.
The venue in Bangalore is The Institute of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road.
Date: Sunday, 13 December 2009
1. General quiz, open to all.
2. Teams of FOUR members (or less).
3. Prior registration is essential.
4. To register, please email with Mega-Whats 2009 and the city you are competing from in the subject-header.
5. Please provide the names of the four people who comprise your team in the email–also indicate whether you are taking part in the school or open categories
6. Email registrations will close on Sunday 6th December 2009.  Centre coordinators will allow entries after the cut-off date at their discretion.
7. Please note that the quizzing community in your city may charge an entry fee to meet venue and equipment hire expenses.
8. The school category is open only to teams comprising students from Std. VIII-X .
9. School teams ( Std. VIII-X) are allowed free entry. A school may field a maximum of TWO teams (of four members each)
10. Please report by 1430hrs at the venue in your city. The quiz will start at 1500hrs (sharp) and end by 1730hrs.
11. Contesting teams will answer a quiz of six sections and about sixty questions, inclusive of audios, videos and visuals.
12. Answers and scores will be announced on the same day–prizes will be given out for Best School Team and Best Open Team.
13. The prizes are small–Rs. 250 x4 for the Open and School winners.
14. We will also announce a national winner and rank the top 100 teams across the country–this list will go up by the 25th of December.
15. The rankings will be announced after adjudication. The decision of the quiz-master will be final and binding on all participants.
For more details, please call 97312-14519

Inspiron '09 Student Managent Quiz- Prelim

Inspiron ’09 was won by Rituraj and Dishant from Christ University, followed by Anirudh and Akash from UVCE. The other teams on stage were: MSRIT (Srikanth & Rahul Jadhav), Icfai Business School (Bala & Anup), NITK/BMSCE (Varun Balan & Balram) , Christ University (Roshan & Arjun)

The cut off was 11 on tie break and the highest was 14 . Below are the questions from the prelim:

Jack Kilby Science and Technology Quiz- Winners

The final rounds of Texas Instruments science and technology quiz was held at St John’s auditorium, Bangalore on Sunday(22nd November 2009). 

This year, Sri Kumaran Public School’s (Bangalore) Atihith K and Subham Nandy, both Class 9 students, won at the regional and national finals. Beating last year’s finalists S Varun Raja Gopal and V Harish Krishna from Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Senior Secondary School, Chennai, the Kumaran team went on to win Sony Vaio notebooks.

The regional quiz round started on October 30 in Kolkatta, followed by Delhi, Chennai and Pune. In the regional round in Bangalore held on Sunday, 55 schools, 261 teams and 522 children participated. Also, at the regional round, Anjana Krishnamurthy won the `lonely discoverer of hidden talent’ award.

At the regional finals, the Kumaran team from Bangalore won the first prize, Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Senior Secondry School, Chennai, was first runner-up and Delhi Public School, Ghaziabad, came third. Other teams were from Abhinaya Vidyalaya English Medium High School, Pune and Birla High School, Kolkata.

Winner Shubham expressed joy in winning and anxiety in facing a school test to be held on Monday. “I had dual pressure. One from my teammate Atihith to prepare for the quiz, and second from my parents to prepare for tomorrow’s test.”

Atihith said his school team won the third prize last year. “This year, our head madam wanted us to come first. We are happy for achieving it,” said Atihith.

According to the winning team, it was daily learning habits like reading newspapers and science magazines, which helped them to prepare for the quiz.

B Bobby Mitra, president and MD, Texas Instrument, India, said: “This is the seventh year of the national-level quiz. We plan to expand it to more cities.”

The Quiz is conducted by: Ochintya Sharma of KQA

News Courtesy: TOI

Inspiron 2009: Student Management Quiz

Quiz: UVCE Student Management Quiz

Part of: Inspiron 2009

Flavour: Business Quiz with a flavour of IT (not Tech)

Date – 20 Nov 2009, Friday

Quizmaster – Rohit Nair

Prelims – 10:00AM

Open to: Students (Teams of 2 ;Mixed Student teams allowed; UG/PG etc. No ICAI though)

Prize Money – 8K total in cash

Venue: University Visvesvaraya College Of Engineering (UVCE)
K R CIrcle
Bangalore-560 001

Contact for Regn or any other clarifications:

Pavan S R            9964725196
Amarnath M L       9742084656

Inspiron 2009: UVCE Corporate Quiz

Quiz: UVCE Corporate Business Quiz

Part of: Inspiron 2009

Date – 21 Nov 2009, Saturday

Quizmaster – Mitesh Agarwal

Prelims – 10:30AM

Open to: Corporates (Teams of 2 ;Mixed Corporate teams allowed)

Entry Fee – Rs. 200/- per team

Prize Money – 10K (I Prize), 5K (II Prize)

Venue: University Visvesvaraya College Of Engineering (UVCE)
K R CIrcle
Bangalore-560 001

Contact for Regn or any other clarifications:

Pavan S R            9964725196
Amarnath M L       9742084656