Quizzes | Utsav '12

BMSCE Quiz Club presents 5 quizzes as a part of the Silver Jubilee Edition of our Annual Techno-Cultural fest UTSAV.

Prizes worth Rs. 40,000 up for grabs!

 

Venue: BMS College of Engineering, Basavanagudi, Bangalore.

 

Schedule:

April 4, Wed – India Quiz – 9 AM

Biz – Tech Quiz – 130 PM

 

April 5, Thur – Re-Introducing the ‘Arbitrarium’ Quiz – 1 PM (Open to all)

 

April 6, Fri – Sp-Ent Quiz – 9 A.M

General Quiz – 130 PM

Note : April 4 and 6 are holidays on account of Mahavir Jayanthi & Good Friday respectively.


Rules:

Teams of 3 or less.

All quizzes open to schools and colleges.

Cross-college teams allowed.

Written prelim followed by Finals.

 

Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/263167437098543/

 

Online registration: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFFqaG9qaW1hWjBnVEE3eEhEWEZhOUE6MQ

 

Contact: Akshath – 9538250154, Nikhil – 9741962340

 

For other events at Utsav 2012: http://www.bmsceutsav.org/

Utsav Facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/come.to.utsav

NSMQ Gwalior | Review and Questions

Ajay Poonia shares the review and questions from NSMQ Gwalior. You can also get some questions from here
The Gwalior leg of the 8th NSMQ was held in the scenic campus of ITM biz school. Situated about 10km from the main city ITM played host to 40 teams from Gwalior, Ujjain, Indore and even Jaipur. The latter trying to play it smart on its bid to outsmart the rest of the teams by opting for Gwalior as its NSMQ destination. With only 1 point separating the team that came 2nd and the team that stood 7th in the prelims, our task to eliminate 1 team turned out to be extremely difficult. The finals had a decent mix of business, management, sports and current affairs. By the end of the first round it was clear that the fight for the Gwalior NSMQ champion will be between the boys from Jaipur and the boys from the venue host. At the end of the first round Jaipur-35, ITM- 40. This got the LNMIIT students from Jaipur a little impatient as they went for a few negatives in the second round. The pressure got to the ITM boys as well as they focussed more on trying their best to crack each and every question hurled at them instead of strategizing well and challenging others to answer the questions. The more experienced team from LNMIIT, Jaipur held on to their nerve till the end as their bid to outsmart the less experienced teams from MP proved successful when ITM couldn’t identify the athletes mentioned at the end of Paan Singh Tomar while they could identify Shibulal and Kris Gopalkrishnan as the Infosys founders.
Final Scores- LNMIIT- 55, ITM- 44, ITM team 2 with 12
Some questions from the quiz-
1. Known as the Well of Death, this stunt has its origins in the USA. In the stunt, a car or motorcycle is driven on a vertical wall, perpendicular to the ground, defying gravity.The stuntmen are able to perform this stunt as centrifugal forces keep the vehicle adhered to the sides of the well.
How do we know this stunt in hindi?
2. Facing an acute manpower shortage, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has joined hands with which government agency to collect data from retail outlets to calculate the rural CPI (Consumer Price Index)?
3. Dewang Mehta, the former NASSCOM chief added what two words to the iconic slogan, “Roti, Kapda, Makan, ____ and _____” focussing on the needs of the emerging 21st century Indian?
4. The Winning Way by Harsha Bhogle & Anita Bhogle marries two fields that share the same set of core attributes — Management and Sports. Fittingly the foreword has been written by X and the epilogue by Y. X and Y?
5. Weighing only 275 grams, Milagrow has launched TabTop, a tablet PC it claims to be the first tablet PC for ________.
TabTop can fit in most handbags and comes preloaded with over 50 applications and is available in four colours-
pink, sky blue, silver and black.

Thank You & Goodbye Quizzing.in – Rohit

Quizzing.in – The Beginning

It was a hot summer afternoon around 6 years back when the idea of collating Quiz Reviews on a single platform struck my tiny little head!

Starting with less than 10 hits a day for the first few days, http://rohitnair.wordpress.com (as Quizzing.in was then known) struck gold from the quality of content that people across the country starting sharing with me.

In due course, word spread and The Quintessential Theory (as it was called then) became the Online resource for Quiz Reviews across the country.

Through my Quintessential journey across the country, I participated and reviewed hundreds of quizzes – shared questions from Quizzes , ‘screwed’ Quizmasters with bad reviews, praised quizhosts for their content and made absolutely no money out of this venture!

With feedback from quizzers across, Quintessential Theory slowly became a one stop shop for Quiz Reviews, Questions and in due course Schedules! Today, I am told every Quizzer worth his salt visits Quizzing .in to get the latest updates in the industry.

My chest bloats with pride!!

Quizzing.in visiting card 

Quintessential Theory become Quizzing.in

In due course, Quintessential Theory became Quizzing. in as I realized the importance of Branding for the site!

In mid 2009, we got funded to improve the site wrt design and technology.

We utilized the complete amount to increase engagement amongst the audience but I’ve always had a tinge of regret that the site remains a single side communication rather than a conversation which I’m sure will change very soon!

Quizzing.in is possibly the only pure Quizzing site that receives over 2000 visitors a day and around 200,000 pageviews a month! Our nearest competitor (if there is any) is not even one-third our size!

3 years back, I threw my shoes into the beautiful world of entrepreneurship and started a wonderful company called QuizWorks which , with a lot of hard work and God’s grace has scaled to becoming one of India’s leading Offline Quiz hosting companies and undoubtedly the country’s #1 digital Quiz company with our reach on the web, facebook and twitter.

QuizWorks acquires Quizzing.in

I am proud to announce today that QuizWorks is buying out Quizzing. in from me and will be handled by an extremely able team of Content and Technology partners to develop the next generation Quizzing engagement platform for all Quizzers across the country.

Personally, I will no longer be heading the site as Editor-in-Chief but will remain a well-wisher and mentor for life!

And for the Inquizitive, I am continuing in the business of Quizzing but taking up the challenge to make quizzing inclusive which a lot of us in the industry have tried to do in the past and I hope I can achieve in the near future!

I’ve had a great journey with core quizzing and fortunately a successful one on both sides and I’d like to thank each and everyone of you for being such a fantastic audience and being loyal to this very niche site for over 6 years!

If you ever have anything to say, feel free to drop a mail or connect with me on any of the networks below!

Till we meet next time, on a different day and a different forum – Keep Quizzing!

Rohit..

And if you have some more time, feel free to have a look at the 6 years of Quizzing. in Timeline below
Quizzing.in

Flare 2012 | Mind-Ripple


MINDRIPPLE  , the quiz club of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), Gandhinagar, Gujarat, brings you all in 4 Quizzes, as part of the annual techno-cultural festival of PDPU, FLARE 2012.

Get ready to tingle your rusty Grey matter, and prepare for the most outrageous quizzing quest you will ever come across. Wrack your brains, strengthen your reflexes, scratch your scalp, and hold your breath cause its going to be a really bumpy ride and of course there are attractive prizes on offer! 


The Quizzes planned are as follows :

1)   Magnate ~ The Biz & Tech Quiz  |  MINDRIPPLE 
    From the Bhatias to Mistrys, Apples to oil rigs, mergers to nanotechnology, bailouts to patents, our very own quizmasters have left no stone unturned to blow you off your mind ! The Business and Tech Quiz by Mind Ripple will reshape your BizTech perspective forever. The term magnate is used to describe an entrepreneur who has achieved wealth and prominence from a particular industry, we also have magnet as in the scientific term magnetism which takes care of the tech part,hence the name MAGNATE for our Biz and Tech Quiz!
QM’s from MINDRIPPLE 
NO Registration fees
Date:24th March 2012 (10 am to 1 pm)

2)   SPENT ~ Sports & Entertainment Quiz  |  MINDRIPPLE 
    Feel the adrenalin pumping, hearts racing, and await the chronicles to unfold. Eyes popping, Whats crackin’?Wait and watch as Mind Ripple bowls you over with the most anticipated, Sports and Entertainment Quiz. Spent has been coined with ‘SP’ for sport and ‘ENT’ for entertainment. But there is more than that meets the eye. All you movie buffs and sports freaks, Can you beat the heat ?
QM’s from MINDRIPPLE 
NO Registration fees
Date:24th March 2012 (2 pm to 5 pm)

3)  General Quiz  Mr. Kushan PatelEndeavor
   A  quiz that would practically cover everything. 
QM: Mr. Kushan Patel from Endeavor. 
NO Registration fees
Date:25th March 2012 (10 am to 1 pm)
4)  Math-O-Mania ~ The Maths Quiz  |  Kushal Shah & Jaimin Shah
   “It is easier to square the circle than to get around a mathematician”  –  Augustus de Morgan 
Maths can be fun too! Come participate in Math-O-Mania and we will be proved right! 
Quizmasters: Kushal and Jaimin.
Registration fees:Rs.30 per team
For more details please contact regarding Math-O-Mania:  Kushal shah: 7600390932Jaimin shah: 9662996089

Date:25th March 2012 (2 pm to 5 pm)

Rules

#Teams of 2(lone-wolf also allowed ) for all quizzes
# All the quizzes are open to all(school students,undergrads,postgrads,corporates and the mango people obviously)
#Don’t forget to carry an ID card(college/company/school/license or any other valid ID Card.)
#Register on the spot or send a mail to mind.ripple@pdpu.ac.in
#No registration fees(expect for Math-O-Mania which will have Rs.30 as the registration fee per team)
#Attractive Prizes on offer
#Prelims to be followed by finals
#Audience prizes on offer
#Quiz-master’s discretion would be final
#We would appreciate if carry you own pens!
#More details would be provided during the quizzes.

How well do you know the world you live in ? Ever cared to know ? 
Well folks what are you waiting for ?! Get those bags packed, brains wracked, bottoms smacked, and dash over to this insane Quiz Mania at FLARE 2012. Need we say more !?
History shall be made. The question is 
Will You Be There ?

For more details contact:
Rohan Desai-    +91-9998213303
Anmol Garg-     +91-9998264233

Or drop an email @:mindripple.pdpu@gmail.com
Check out Quizzing Corner under Techno Zone @ http://flare.pdpu.ac.in/
Find us on Facebook and Blogspot
Regards,

MINDRIPPLE 

Quizdom '12

The quizzing season is back at TKR College of Engg and Tech… After The Mega quiz in 2010, Big Quiz in 2011, this year it is going to hit the stage bigger and better as QUIZDOM… Be there… for the quizzing, the Wisdom and not to forget… the MONEY..

Team Size : 2 members per team…
Entry Fee : Rs 50
Date: 21st March 2012

Rules : Teams from all Engineering colleges are invited.
Teams have to be from the same college.

Structure of the Quiz :

A Written Preliems Round will be conducted.This round will have Business…Sports…Entertainment…Literature…Arts…Music..Masti and what not….

A good quiz always has a beautiful audience….so please turnout for thoda masti and thoda gyaan….

Top 6 teams will be selected and an on-stage final will be conducted for the “Winner of QWIZDOM”…..

For Details Contact
Aditya:9502197706
Shiva:9703086685

Venue:T.K.R.College of Engineering and Technology,Meerpet,
Hyderabad-79

Under the Peepal Tree 2012

RV QuizCorp presents Under the Peepal Tree 2012, India’s largest quiz fest on 30th, 31st March 2012 & 1st April 2012. There will be six quizzes, first five are college level quizzes and the last one is an Open Quiz


30th March 2012
Indigenius Quiz, the India Quiz at 9.30 am
Sci Tech Quiz, the Science & Technology Quiz at 2.00 pm

31st March 2012
Game Theory, the Sports Quiz at 9.30 am
Lieut-en-Ent Quiz ,the Literature & Entertainment Quiz at 2.00 pm

1st April 2012
Major Open, the General Quiz at 10.00 am
Magnum Open, the General Open Quiz at 3.00 pm

Please check www.utpt.blogspot.com for more details.
And the facebook group –http://www.facebook.com/events/237374949687661/