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.
- The Arts: Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Design, Architecture, Installation Art, Dance, Theatre
- 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
- Literature: Poetry, Literary Fiction, Non-Fiction, Drama, Genre Fiction, Graphic Novels, Critics, Literary History, Translation
- Social Sciences: History, Anthropology, Cultural Studies/Social History, History of Ideas, Economics,The Philosophers
- Business: Brands, Fashion, Business History, Advertising
- Sports and Leisure: Sporting History, Games, Television, Gaming, Sports-Writing, Sports-Coverage, Hobbies–Collecting, Gardening, Fan-communities, The Internet
- Cinema: Hollywood, National Cinemas, World Cinema, Film Genres, Film-Technology, Film-language, Cinema & Society. Film-writing
- Music: Instruments, Performers, Genre Music, World Music, Tech Innovations, Music-magazines, Music industry, Music-journalism
- Food & Drink: From all over the world.