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/

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Symbhav '12 | 5 Quizzes

The Symbiosis Law School Quiz Club with the support of its alumni will be organizing a set of 5 quizzes as part of its Cultural fest- Symbhav’12!

Attractive prizes to be won. Be part of the Quizzing Extravaganza!

The quizzes are as follows –

1) Bharat Ek Khoj – India Quiz

Date – 24 February 2012 (Friday)

Venue –SLS Classrooms

Time – Eliminations Followed by Finals– 10:00 am till 01:00 pm

 

2) Jigyasa – General Quiz

Date – 24 February 2012 (Friday)

Venue – SLS Auditorium

Time – Eliminations Followed by Finals– 03:30 pm till 6:30 pm

 

3) Shantanu Tomar Memorial Quiz on Law, Politics, Economics and International Affairs

Date – 25 February 2012

Venue – SLS Classroom

Time – Eliminations Followed by Finals– 10:30 am till 1:30 pm

 

4) Quizzine – Music, Entertainment, Literature, Arts, and Sports (MELAS) Quiz

Date – 25 February 2012

Venue – SLS Classroom

Time – Eliminations Followed by Finals– 03:00 pm till 6:00 pm

 

 

PRIZES FOR ABOVE MENTIONED FOUR QUIZZES–

1st – Rs. 7,000

2nd – Rs. 5,000

3rd – Rs. 3,000

4th-6th – Vouchers and other attractive coupons.

(Prizes are subject to change upon finalization.)

 

Rules and Regulations for the above mentioned four Quizzes–

• Two Members per Team (Open to COLLEGES and SCHOOLS only)

• On the Spot-Registration

• Cross- College Teams Allowed

• Top Six Teams in the Finals

 

5) Biz Ipsa Loquitor – College and Corporate Tech-Business Quiz

Date – 26 February 2012

Venue – SLS Auditorium

Time – Eliminations Followed by Finals– 12:30 pm till 2:30 pm

 

PRIZES –

1st – Rs. 20,000

2nd – Rs. 10,000

3rd – Rs. 5,000

4th – 6th places – Rs 1,000

(Prizes are subject to change upon finalization.)

 

Rules and Regulations –

• Two Members per Team (College and Corporate Teams Allowed)

• On the Spot Registration

• Cross- College and Cross-Corporate Teams Allowed (A College-Corporate Team Would be Considered a Corporate Team for the Qualification Purposes)

• Top 3 College Teams and Top 3 Corporate Teams Make it to the Finals

 

For Specific Queries, Please Contact-

Raghav Chakravarthy N.C (+91 98608 95846)

Sachin Ravi (+91 99700 30327)

Shruttima Ehersa (+91 97626 89557)

 

Visit www.symbhav.org for more details and also visit https://www.facebook.com/symbhav. Cheers!

The NSIT Quiz Fest 2012

THE NSIT QUIZ FEST 2012

The NSIT Quiz Club brings to you the NSIT Quiz Fest 2012, the fourth edition of our annual quizzing extravaganza. Following the tremendous success of the event last year, we plan to make this year’s edition Bigger, Better and, well, Bulkier (on the pocket).
The three-day event will be conducted during 10-12th of February 2012 and will see the best of quizzers competing for prize and pride.
And as every year, this year too, we promise you cash prizes in hand, on the spot.
There will be a total of 11 quizzes spread over the three days – 5 Main quizzes (Prelims+Finals) and 6 Filler Quizzes (Written). The final day of the event i.e 12th February will be an Open Day. We invite teams of two for all quizzes on all days.

The itinerary looks somewhat like this:

Venue : The Mini Auditorium

Day 1, Friday, 10th February 2012:
14:30 PM – The SciTech Quiz
15:30 PM – The Sports Quiz Prelims
16:30 PM – The Music Quiz
17:30 PM – The Sports Quiz Finals

Day 2, Saturday, 11th February 2012:
10:00 AM – The Business Quiz Prelims
11:00 AM – The Comics and Cartoons Quiz
12:00 PM – The Business Quiz Finals
14:00 PM – Lunch Break
14:30 PM – The India Quiz Prelims
15:30 PM – The LSD Quiz – On everything bad, and worse.
16:30 PM – The India Quiz Finals

DAY 3 IS AN OPEN DAY
Sunday, 12th February 2012:
10:00 AM – The MELA (Music Ent Lit Art) Quiz Prelims
11:00 AM – The Travel and Living Quiz
12:00 PM – The MELA Quiz Finals
14:00 PM – Lunch Break
14:30 PM – The General Quiz Prelims
15:30 PM – The Feminism Quiz – On one of God’s gifts to mankind.
16:30 PM – The General Quiz Finals

Rules and Regulations:
1. Except for the Open Day i.e 12th February where anyone can join in, all other quizzes are only open to college (graduate and post-graduate) and school students.
2. TWO MEMBER TEAMS FOR ALL QUIZZES.
3. There are 5 Main Quizzes. They will be in the normal “Prelims+Finals” format.
4. There are 6 Filler Quizzes. 25-30 questions each. All written.
5. Cross-college/school teams are allowed.
6. Each participant should have his/her school/college ID card at the time of the quizzes. On the Open Day however, just showing your face would do.

Also as a run-up to the event, we will conduct an Online Quiz series on the NSIT Quiz Club Blog – www.nsit-qc.blogspot.com starting from the 5th of February to the 9th of February. Details of the same will be posted soon.

Other relevant details will be put soon on The NSIT Quiz Fest 2012 Facebook Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/343818605643221/.
In case of any queries, you can either post on our Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/the.NSIT.quiz.club , or contact 9910665954.

Mood Indigo 2011 | India Quiz – Questions

Mood Indigo 2011 | India Quiz – Questions

Mood Indigo India Quiz by J Ramanand

J Ramanand, who hosted the quiz at Mood Indigo, has shared with us questions from his Quiz for those of you who haven’t seen it earlier, at the BC session, or at the BQC Ender Bender.

Cut off: 18 with 6*s

Endeavor Presents MEGAMIND ’11 – A General Quiz. | Quiz Info

Megamind 2011

Endeavor Presents MEGAMIND ’11 – A General Quiz.

When: 23rd December ‘2011. 1:30 to 3:30 PMWho: Teams of 2 (Open to College Students Only, NO Entry Fees.)

Where: St. Xavier’s, Ahmadabad.

Obligatory Question: A British Naturalist’s wife gives her name to
State Bird of an East Indian State. However the Naturalist’s is
remembered in Indian politics. Who & Why?

"The Holmes Open Quiz"

“The Holmes Open Quiz”

with Avinash Mudaliar and Partha Basu

Date: 11th December 2011
Venue: Quill and Canvas, 122 South Point Mall, Golf Course Road, DLF V, Gurgaon
Time: 6:30 PM
Come, participate as teams of 2, or just watch and share the excitement!
*For more details, please see the attached poster.

10 Question Online Quiz on India | Guest Post

Did you Know? 10 Question Online Quiz on India

Thousands of people from all around the world travel to foreign countries whether it is for leisure or business travel. India is one of the largest populated countries in the world with over 1 billion residents.

Here is a True / False quiz about India for you to test your knowledge, some of the answers may surprise you:

  1. India accounts for more than 20% of the world’s overall population.
  2. India has 3 companies listed on the NASDAQ.
  3. Checkers was invented in India.
  4. The value of “pi” used in mathematics was first calculated by the Indian mathematician Budhayana in 6th century.
  5. In 1600AD, Muhammad Ghori defeated Prithiviraj.
  6. The official Sanskrit name for India is Bharat.
  7. The Watson hotel is the oldest standing cast iron building / hotels in India.
  8. The University of Nalanda built in the 2nd century.
  9. It wasn’t until 1947 that India received its freedom. Nehru is India’s FIRST Prime Minister.
  10. India has only invaded 1 country within the last 10k years of history.

Answers:

  1. False. India accounts for 19.23%, not quite 20% as of 2011.
  2. True.
  3. False. Chess was invented in India.
  4. True.
  5. False. Muhammad Ghori defeated Prithiviraj in 1192AD
  6. True.
  7. True.
  8. False. University of Nalanda was built in the 4th century.
  9. True.
  10. False. India has never invaded another country.
This quiz was provided by Erica Gustafson who is a freelance writer and consultant for Expedia. Gustafson has traveled to India many times which is where this quiz derived from.