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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
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MindSpark 2011 | Quiz Info

MindSpark is the annual Technical Festival of the College of Engineering, Pune.

This year MindSpark will play host to 4 quizzes from27th- 29th December 2011. Specifics Below.
 For any additional clarifications. visit http://www.mind-spark.org/chaanaksha.php.

1. Chakravyuh- the Open General Quiz

Wednesday , 28th December 2011

Timing: 11:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Venue: The Auditorium, College of Engineering, Pune Weblink: http://www.mind-spark.org/chakravyuh.php   
Chakravyuh has been one of Pune’s best known open quizzes for many years now. A general quiz that is literally based on anything and everything under the sun, the participants of this quiz can range from college students to software professionals. Chakravyuh has gone on to produce quizzers who would later perform exceptionally well at national level quizzes. Previous years have elicited fantastic participation and the prize money remains as sweet as ever.
Status: Open Quiz (Anyone can Participate)
Team size: 2
Registration fees: Rs. 30/- per team. Register on the Spot.

2. Torquest- The Scince and Technology quiz

Tuesday, 27th December, 2011

We wouldn’t really be an institute of excellence in technical education unless our students were sound in their technical knowledge and fundas. Pit your love for technology against ours. Brush up your theory and find out how much you could actually apply it when you go out into the mad, mad world. Science and technology are inseparable, and this is a quiz where the passion for both would find a home.
Status: Open Quiz (anyone can Participate)
Team size: 2
Registration fees: Rs. 30/- per team. Register on the Spot.

3. Qonnoisseur- The MELA Quiz

Thursday, 29th December, 2011

Weblink: http://www.mind-spark.org/qonnoisseur.php

There’s not really much to introduce to this classic format. We’re looking for people who read a lot of classics, watch a lot of movies and critique works of art in your spare time, then you’re the kind of person who just might have a shot at winning this quiz. Prove yourself to be the ultimate savant in all things related to media and culture.
Status: Open Quiz (Anyone can Participate)
Team size: 2
Registration fees: Rs. 30/- per team. Register on the Spot.

4. 10^-9- The Nanotechnology Quiz Tuesday, 27th December, 2011

Wednesday, 28th December, 2011
From nanotubes to colloids to powder technology. You need to know it all to crack this one. Dodge a volley of questions and advance in your quest to conquer the material world for this is the Nanotechnology quiz. The winner takes it all.
Status: College Quiz (I Cards required)
Team size: 2
Registration fees: Rs. 30/- per team. Register on the Spot.
Total Prize Money to be won : Rs 80, 000/- Goodies for participants and Loads of Audience Prizes (Movie Tickets, Magazines, Anti Virus Packs, Developer Keys, T Shirts etc.)
For more details contact:
Himanshu Panandikar +91 90497 25707 (chakravyuh@mind-spark.org)
Mihir Khatwani +91 97647 707747 (torquest@mind-spark.org)
Neelima Jha +91 90283 59871(qonnoisseur@mind-spark.org)
Nilesh Adhav +91 96658 45872(nano@mind-spark.org)

Homi Bhabha Centenary Online Science Quiz

Flavour: Online Science Quiz

Host: TIFR in association with Marchahead

Quiz link here

No Science Background Required
Open to ALL
We typically come across and use much more “science” in our everyday life than we think we do.

Quiz 1 : April 13- 19, 2009
Quiz 2 : April 27-May 2, 2009

Quizzes @ Apogee ’09

Questions from Brain of BITS 2009 here

BITS-Pilani will be organizing a few quizzes as part of its Tech Festival ‘Apogee 2009’.
India Quiz:

Date – 23rd March 2009
Only for students
3 members in a team

Science Quiz:

Date – 24th March 2009
Only for students
3 members in a team

Content and Research: QuizMonks
Quizmaster: Dhananjay S

Over Head Transmission(25th March), It’s the general quiz during APOGEE, teams of three
QM: Samanth Subramanian

Drugs, Booze and Fags Quiz(23rd March), teams of two
QM: Rishabh Kaul

Journalism Quiz

Matrix Quiz (MELA)

BOB(Brain of BITS)[26th March], Lone Wolf Quiz open to BITSians only( from all the 4 campuses)
QM: Vivek Krishnan (BOB 2007)

All the quizzes are college quizzes.
For more details please visit: http://www.bits-apogee.org/main.html

Quizzes @ Apogee '09

Questions from Brain of BITS 2009 here

BITS-Pilani will be organizing a few quizzes as part of its Tech Festival ‘Apogee 2009’.
India Quiz:

Date – 23rd March 2009
Only for students
3 members in a team

Science Quiz:

Date – 24th March 2009
Only for students
3 members in a team

Content and Research: QuizMonks
Quizmaster: Dhananjay S

Over Head Transmission(25th March), It’s the general quiz during APOGEE, teams of three
QM: Samanth Subramanian

Drugs, Booze and Fags Quiz(23rd March), teams of two
QM: Rishabh Kaul

Journalism Quiz

Matrix Quiz (MELA)

BOB(Brain of BITS)[26th March], Lone Wolf Quiz open to BITSians only( from all the 4 campuses)
QM: Vivek Krishnan (BOB 2007)

All the quizzes are college quizzes.
For more details please visit: http://www.bits-apogee.org/main.html