BQC-IIT Bombay Open 2011

The inaugural Bombay Open series of quizzes is being brought to you by the Bombay Quiz Club and IIT Bombay. The event is happening on Sunday, March 6th at IIT Powai (Lecture Hall Complex, opposite KReSIT) and comprises 4 quizzes:

Gen Quiz for Colleges (mixed college teams allowed, school teams are also welcome)
Timings: 10 am to 12:30 pm
Quiz Masters: Vikram Joshi and Pradeep Ramarathnam supported by the IIT research team of Rushabh Shah & Eeshan Malhotra
Cash  prizes: 1st prize – Rs. 6K, 2nd prize – Rs. 4K, 3rd prize Rs. 2.5K, 4th, 5th, 6th places – Rs. 1K each, 7th and 8th places Rs 750 each.
College Sci-Tech Quiz (mixed college teams allowed, school teams are also welcome)
Timings: 12:30 pm onwards
Quiz Masters: Mukund Madhav, Eeshan Malhotra
Prizes: worth Rs 5K+
Open Sports Quiz
Timings: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Quiz Masters: Anand Sivashankar, Anannya Deb and Atul Mathew supported by the IIT research team of Rahul Gaur & Ishan Shrivastava
Cash Prizes: 1st prize – Rs 9K, 2nd prize – Rs 4.5K, 3rd prize – Rs 2.5K, 4th – 8th places – Rs 1000 each.
Open General Quiz
Timings: 4:15 pm to 7:45 pm
Quiz Masters: Sumant Srivathsan, Vibhendu Tewari and Rajiv Rai supported by the IIT research team of Ashwin Krishnan, Antariksh Bothale, Nidhi Shanbhag.
Cash Prizes: 1st prize – Rs 12K, 2nd prize – Rs 8K, 3rd prize – Rs 4K, 4th – 8th places – Rs 1000 each.
Prize for the best college team based on prelims scores.
Audience prizes through the day (worth Rs 5K).
Please note the following rules and regulations:
1) All participants are required to get a valid photo ID. In case of college students this should be a valid college ID card.
2) All quizzes for teams of 3.
3) Entry fee for open quizzes – Rs 150 per team. There is no registration fee payable by students. Spot registration.
4) No accommodation arrangement in IIT. The quiz timings do allow participants to come in by the first flight and leave by the last flight to most major cities in India.
You can contact Mukund Madhav (9930735131) from IITB for any clarifications.
Top flight quiz masters, top notch prize money (over Rs 70K in cash) and the scenic IIT Powai for setting. Can we ask for more? Yes, we need your enthusiastic participation to complement the event and make it an annual fixture.
Obligatory Question:
In Salman Rushdie’s latest book, Luka’s father – the storyteller Rashid Khalifa has been cursed into an unrousable sleep. Luka must navigate various worlds, negotiate the folds of time, and bring home the Fire of Life that can save his father. The boy’s original allies on this task are a dog and a bear. Name them.
A) The dog is called Bear and the bear is called Dog

 

 

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