The winners take it all!

The winners take it all!

Quiz Contest

Interested : The participants at the event.

Thousands of contestants, various topics, brain-storming questions and a big prize money, that was what the fest was all about.

The three-day quizzing fest saw participation of students all over the country battling in six different topics like India, Science and Technology, Sports, Literature and
Entertainment and General Quiz.

Even the audience got an opportunity to win gifts and free vouchers in the informal events which were held throughout the fest.

On the inaugural day, as many as 800 participants gathered at the venue for Indi-genius, the India quiz. The prelims were conducted in three auditoriums simultaneously and top eight teams were selected for the finals. Finally, a team from National Law School consisting of Raghuram Cadambi, Pranav and Aravindan emerged as winners.

The second topic for the quizzing session was Sci Tech, a science and technology quiz, which was conducted in the afternoon. Students were well-prepared for the battle and a team comprising Rohit Suresh, Srivats Venkataramanan and Balaji B won the contest.

Game Theory, a sport quiz and Lieutenant Quiz, a literature and entertainment quiz,  were held on the second day. The participants were full of energy and seemed well-prepared in their favourite subjects. After a fierce battle, the team of Sharath K Jose from JNCASR, Nishanth Biswal from IIM Kozhikode and Amith J M from IIT Madras topped in the Game Theory. The Lieutenant Quiz was won by Varun Rajiv and Aravindan from NLS Bangalore and Srivats Venkataramanan from IIT Madras.

The highlight of the event, Major Quiz and Magnum Open were held on the concluding day at RV Teacher’s College, Jayanagar. Rohit S, Srivats Venkataramanan and Balaji B were the winners in Major Quiz, a general quiz, which was conducted in the morning.

As Magnum Open was open to everyone, including corporate companies, an unexpected crowd turned out for the mega event. The quizzing session was conducted by Nitish Khadiya, an experienced quiz master, who made it a lively and entertaining evening.

A team called We are like this only comprising Anustup Datta, Ochintyo and Santosh Swaminathan bagged the first place. Ujjeevan Microfinance emerged as the Best Corporate Team, Carmel School was titled as Best School Team and MSRIT clinched the title as Best College Team. “The response for the fest was amazing and we were surprised as a non-cultural event like this turned out to be crowd-puller,” said Ramya of RV College of Engineering.