The Hindu Young World Quiz 2011

The annual multi-city quiz contest by The Hindu Young World is back in its twelfth edition, and will be rolled out on October 10th, 2011 from Madurai, to the Grand Finale in Thiruvananthapuram on November 14th, 2011. Billed as “the most eagerly looked forward to event” for school children, the annual quiz attracts talented young minds from all over the country, will be conducted at 16 centres with questions from varied topics such as epics, history, films, music, science etc.

The Young World quiz will be conducted at the following Centres: Madurai, Trichy, Coimbatore, Salem, Chennai, Puducherry, Tirupati, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mangalore, Hubli, Kozhikode, Kochi and culminating in an Grand Finale in Thiruvananthapuram. There are six cash prizes at the regional level and six at the Grand Finale.

The contest is open this year for students from classes seven to nine. Any two students from the same school can form a team and each school can send in a maximum of four teams, using the Entry Cards sent to them.

The schools should send the entries to the local Regional Office of The Hindu within the specified dates.

The Hindu will meet the cost of the travel, boarding, and lodging of the teams and for one accompanying parent or teacher from the other centres for the Grand Finale in Thiruvananthapuram.

Quizmaster V.V. Ramanan will host the show.

The regional winners will bag Rs.15,000/- as the first prize, Rs.12,000/- for the second and Rs.10,000/- for the third and Rs. 2,000 each for the fourth to sixth positions.

There are grand prizes to be won. The prize money for the winner in the grand final will be Rs. 50,000. The second prize will be Rs. 40,000 and the third Rs. 30,000.

The fourth, fifth and sixth places will carry Rs. 10,000 each.

In addition, a large number of other prizes in kind have been lined up for participants and the audience too.

Nano car

Above all, there is something for the family. The families of the two participants in the winning team in the Grand Finale at Thiruvananthapuram will get a bonus — a Tata Nano car each.

For more details, visit the Official Site:

Schedule and Venues
Centre Date Day Venue Time
Madurai 10.10.2011 Monday Raja Muthiah Mandram,
Dr. Ambedkar Salai,
Madurai – 625 020
11.00 a.m.
Trichy 11.10.2011 Tuesday ‘Vasantham Hall’,
Hotel Sangam,
Collector’s Office Road,
Trichy – 620 001.
2.00 p.m.
Coimbatore 12.10.2011 Wednesday Sarojini Nataraj Auditorium,
Shree Baldevdas Kikani Vidyamandir High School,
9, Rangasamy Road,R.S.Puram,
Coimbatore – 641 002.
2.00 p.m.
Salem 13.10.2011 Thursday Jairam Arts & Science College,
Chinnathirupathy (PO),
Near Bharathi Vidyalaya Hr.Sec.School,
Salem – 636 008.
2.00 p.m.
Chennai 17.10.2011 Monday Kamaraj Arangam,
492, Anna Salai,
Chennai – 600 006.
11.00 a.m.
Puducherry 19.10.2011 Wednesday Pondicherry Engineering College,
Puducherry – 605 014.
11.00 a.m.
Tirupati 21.10.2011 Friday Mahathi Auditorium,
Near Town Club Road,
Tirupati – 517 501.
11.00 a.m.
Visakhapatnam 24.10.2011 Monday Kala Bharathi Auditorium,
Visakha Music & Dance Academy,
Plot No.40, Door No.9-40-8/1,
Pithapuram Colony,
Visakhapatnam – 530 003.
11.00 a.m.
Vijayawada 28.10.2011 Friday Fr. Devaiah Auditorium,
Andhra Loyola College Campus,
Ring Road,
Vijayawada – 520 008.
2.00 p.m.
Hyderabad 29.10.2011 Saturday Hari Hara Kala Bhavan,
MCH Complex,
Secunderabad – 500 003.
2.00 p.m.
Bangalore 02.11.2011 Wednesday Chowdiah Memorial Hall,
G.D.Park Extension,
Bangalore – 560 003.
12.00 Noon
Mangalore 03.11.2011 Thursday Loyola Hall,
St. Aloysius PU College,
Mangalore – 575 003
11.00 a.m.
Hubli 04.11.2011 Friday The Deshpande Foundation,
Deshpande Center for Social Entrepreneurship,
BVB Engineering College,
Hubli – 580 031.
12.00 Noon
Kozhikode 10.11.2011 Thursday Tagore Centenary Hall,
Red Cross Road,
Kozhikode – 673 032.
11.00 a.m.
Kochi 11.11.2011 Friday A.J.Hall, Kaloor – Kadavanthara Road,
Near Private Bus Stand,
Kochi – 682 017.
2.00 p.m.
Thiruvananthapuram 14.11.2011 Monday R.D.R. Auditorium,
Kochar Road,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 014.
9.30 a.m.(Regional Round)
2.30 p.m.(All India Final)
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