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MINDSWEEP 2012 | Quiz Info

MINDSWEEP 2012

It is with pleasure that we announce the inaugural edition of KQA’s International Solo Championship, titled MindSweep.

We have confirmations from the United Kingdom and the United States, and a few more countries will probably participate.

Mindsweep will be held during the weekend comprising Saturday, 7 January and Sunday 8 January 2012.

The quiz will require participants to answer 200 questions–in two sessions of 60 minutes each with a 30 minute break between sessions for corrections. Please register in advance using the form on this page.

The quiz is split into 10 sections of 20 questions each and is set by Dibyendu Das, Kiran Vijayakumar and Arul Mani.

  1. The Arts: Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Design, Architecture, Installation Art, Dance, Theatre
  2. Science and Tech: Concepts in the Sciences, History and Philosophy of Science, History of Technology, The Environment, Astronomy, Medicine, Inter-disciplinary work, Popular Science Writing
  3. Literature: Poetry, Literary Fiction, Non-Fiction, Drama, Genre Fiction, Graphic Novels, Critics, Literary History, Translation
  4. Social Sciences: History, Anthropology, Cultural Studies/Social History, History of Ideas, Economics,The Philosophers
  5. Business: Brands, Fashion, Business History, Advertising
  6. Sports and Leisure: Sporting History, Games, Television, Gaming, Sports-Writing, Sports-Coverage, Hobbies–Collecting, Gardening, Fan-communities, The Internet
  7. Cinema: Hollywood, National Cinemas, World Cinema, Film Genres, Film-Technology, Film-language, Cinema & Society. Film-writing
  8. Music: Instruments, Performers, Genre Music, World Music, Tech Innovations, Music-magazines, Music industry, Music-journalism
  9. Food & Drink: From all over the world.
  10. Connections

MEGA-WHATS 2011

MEGA-WHATS 2011

The third edition of Mega-Whats, KQA’s National Open Quizzing Championship will be held on December 11, 2011.

The quiz will be held across thirteen cities simultaneously. Apart from Bangalore, we have confirmations from Chennai, Guwahati, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Coimbatore, Mumbai, Mysore, New Delhi, Pune, Thrissur, and Thiruvananthapuram.

Venues in each city are listed here: http://kqaquizzes.org/2011/11/29/mega-whats-2011-venues/

UPDATE: Online registrations are now closed. You can register on-the-spot at the venue.

View the list of registered teams.

The details:

Date: Sunday, 11 December 2011

General quiz, open to all.

Teams of FOUR members (or less).

Prior registration is essential.

To register, please use the form on this page.

Please provide the names of the four people who comprise your team; also indicate whether you are taking part in the school, college or open categories

Registrations will close on Tuesday 6th December 2011. City co-ordinators will allow entries after the cut-off date at their discretion.

Please note that the quizzing community in your city may charge an entry fee to meet venue and equipment hire expenses.

The school category is open only to teams comprising students from Std. VIII-X

School teams ( Std. VIII-X) are allowed free entry. A school may field ONE team.

Please report by 1430hrs at the venue in your city. Since we need to ensure a coordinated start nationwide, the quiz will start at 1500hrs sharp. The doors will be closed five minutes before we begin.

Contesting teams will answer in writing a quiz of six sections and about sixty questions, inclusive of audios, videos and visuals.

Answers and scores will be announced immediately after the event–prizes will be given out for Best School Team, Best College Team, and Best Open Team.

The prizes aren’t small–they are insignificant.

We will rank the top 100 teams across the country–this list will go up by the 25th of December.

The rankings will be announced after adjudication. The decision of the quiz-masters will be final and binding on all participants.

The city-winners will face off in June 2012 as part of the KQA 29th Anniversary.

For more details, please call Arul Mani at 097312-14519.

Pantheon & InQUIZzitive | Xpressions '11

Pantheon

It is a series of 2 online Quizzes to be conducted on 31st Oct and 1st November from 10:00 pm to 10:30pm.
The first Quiz will be a General Quiz (Mixed Bag) and the second one a Business Quiz.Apart from cash prizes, the top 2 college teams (on the basis of cumulative score of both quizzes) will get a direct entry to the grand finale of InQUIZzitive to be conducted during XPRESSIONS on 12th November.


InQuizzitiveThis November, the boys shall get separated from the men as Bhubaneswar witnesses one of the biggest Quizzing battles in the country. Come and thou shall be blessed to be a part of the battle where, at stake will be pride and honour of course apart from the huge prize money.

With top teams from colleges and corporates from all around the country fighting it out, we promise you a Quizzing extravaganza where nail biting finishes shall be the order of the day.

It will be a partly-business and partly-general Quiz.
InQUIZzitive  will be held on 12th of November, 2011 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

For more details log on to : www.ximbxpressions.com

The Business Quiz | Passion XI

Event: The Business Quiz

Fest: Passion XI

Host: IMT, Ghaziabad

Date: 9th October 2011 (1730 hrs) 

Venue: Kapil Mohan, IMT Ghaziabad

Open to: Students & Corporates (Teams of 2)

Quizmaster: Arul Mani

Official IMT-G Passion Website

Open KQA Quizzes on 19th March

KQA will hold two open quizzes on Saturday 19th March 2011 at the Institution of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road, Bangalore.

EVENT I
BIZ’KASHI – The KQA Annual Business Quiz

Open to all
Teams of 2 members
Entry Fee: Rs. 100/-
Prizes: Rs. 2000/-, Rs. 1500 and Rs. 1000/-
Prizes for all finalists

QM: Arul Mani

Prelims: 1015hrs sharp
Finals: 1130-1330hrs

EVENT II
The inaugural China and South-East Asia Quiz
in memory of Arun Veembur

Written Quiz
Teams of 2 members
Entry Fee: Rs. 50/-

Prizes: Rs. 1500/-, Rs. 1000 and Rs. 500/-

QM: Arul Mani

Timings: 1430-1530hrs

Quizfest @ Incident '11

There are several quizzes as part of NITK’s cultural fest Incident 2011 under the banner of Quizfest.

The quizzes are scheduled for Feb 24,25,26,27.

These include India Quiz, SpEnt quiz, Lit-Ent quiz, Biz-Tech quiz, Lone Wolf and the Incident General Quiz.

The link for more information on the Quizzes is  : http://www.incident.in/index.php/events/quizzes/quizzes.html

Lasya '11

CMS-Jain College (Bangalore ) are organizing a General quiz and Entertainment & Literature Quiz as part of our cultural fest, Lãsya ‘11. Details below

The General Quiz:

Date: 2nd February, 2010

Time: 10:30 am

Venue: NIMHANS Convention Center, Hosur Road, Bangalore.

 

Rules:

•Three members per team.

•Strictly for Colleges only.

•Mixed teams allowed.

 

Entertainment and Literature Quiz:

Date: 2nd February, 2010

Time: 2 pm

Venue: NIMHANS Convention Center, Hosur Road, Bangalore.

Rules:

•Three members per team.

•Strictly for Colleges only.

•Mixed teams allowed.

For more details, contact: Prahlad Srihari +91-9900490690  or email: cmsfestival@cms.ac.in

conQUIZition @ Unmaad 2011

Quiz: ConQuizition

Flavour: Open Quiz

Fest: Unmaad ’11

Host: IIM, Bangalore

Date: 23rd January 2010

Quizmaster: Arul Mani

Contact: Tejasvi Ravi | tejasvi.ravi09@iimb.ernet.in | 09739368115

Official Site: http://www.unmaad.com/open-quiz.php

Reboot 2010

Quiz: Reboot 2010
Flavour: General Quiz
Date: Sunday 12 December 2010 from 0900hrs to 1230hrs
Venue: Purandara Bhavan, Indiranagar, Bangalore (behind Indiranagar Club)
Open to:   Corporate teams-Teams of 2 members

Entry Fee: Rs 1499/-

QM: Arul Mani

For more details, please contact David Ramesh (98450-10112) or email david@venturesindia.net.

Quiz.exe – Trivandrum's first exclusive Quiz Fest

Sree Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering presents Quiz.exe- Trivandrum’s first exclusive Quiz Fest. With Quizmasters from all over , it promises to be an exciting event. For more details click on the picture below

Details: Contact Govind- 9446113894

Deccan Herald Football Quiz

Deccan Herald is organising a Football Quiz to coincide with the FIFA World Cup on

Friday 9th July 2010 at Jawahar Bal Bhavan, Cubbon Park, Bangalore.

The quiz comprises a High School event and a Collegiate event.

Team size: Two-member teams, with a cap of three teams per college

The High School event starts at 1030hrs while College and PUC teams must
report by 1230hrs.

The quiz will be conducted by Arul Mani, KQA.

Prizes include Nokia Mobile Phones, Kodak Digital Cameras, DVD Players
and several consolation prizes.

To register, mail team-nie@deccanherald.co.in or call 080-25880212/221/219

Business Quiz @ Parivartan ’10

Quiz: Ignitiken Reloaded

Flavour: Business Quiz

Host: DMS, IIT-Delhi

Quizmaster: Arul Mani

Date: 4th April (9:30 am)

Open to: Teams of two- Students and Corporates
 (Mixed Teams not allowed)

Official Site: www.parivartan10.com

Contact: Umang Jain:  +91-9899374314

Business Quiz @ Parivartan '10

Quiz: Ignitiken Reloaded

Flavour: Business Quiz

Host: DMS, IIT-Delhi

Quizmaster: Arul Mani

Date: 4th April (9:30 am)

Open to: Teams of two- Students and Corporates
 (Mixed Teams not allowed)

Official Site: www.parivartan10.com

Contact: Umang Jain:  +91-9899374314

Quizzes @ Aarohan 2010

Quizzes:

General Quiz
Biz Quiz
SpEnt Quiz

Fest: Aarohan 2010

Host: NIT, Durgapur

Date: Mar 4th-7th 2010

Official Website: http://www.arhn.in/events/exquizzit/exquizzit

Contact: Naman – 9932988612

Quo Vadis ’09- Review and Questions

Quizebee has reviewed the Business Quiz at Quo Vadis ’09 on his blog.

Also find some questions from the prelims here

Find the questions from the finals here

Quo Vadis '09- Review and Questions

Quizebee has reviewed the Business Quiz at Quo Vadis ’09 on his blog.

Also find some questions from the prelims here

Find the questions from the finals here

Quo Vadis ’09

Host and Venue: IIFT, Delhi

Date: 15th November 2009

Crusade- The General Quiz

Time: 9 am

Rules: Open to only Students (UG and PG): Teams of 3 from the same Institution

Bizdom- The Business Quiz

Time:  2 pm

Quizmaster: Arul Mani

Rules: 3 Corporate and 3 student teams in the finals

For more details, pls contact

Praveen P: +919910688107, praveen_d10@iift.ac.in

Dhruv Chandras: +9717654289, dhruvk_d10@iift.ac.in

Quo Vadis '09

Host and Venue: IIFT, Delhi

Date: 15th November 2009

Crusade- The General Quiz

Time: 9 am

Rules: Open to only Students (UG and PG): Teams of 3 from the same Institution

Bizdom- The Business Quiz

Time:  2 pm

Quizmaster: Arul Mani

Rules: 3 Corporate and 3 student teams in the finals

For more details, pls contact

Praveen P: +919910688107, praveen_d10@iift.ac.in

Dhruv Chandras: +9717654289, dhruvk_d10@iift.ac.in

Quizzotica '09

quizzotica 

Or log on to http://www.oec.ac.in/quizzotica

Quizzotica ’09

quizzotica 

Or log on to www.oec.ac.in/quizzotica