Mahaquizzer 2014 – Scores and Ranks

Mahaquizzer 2014 was held on December 7, 2014 in fourteen locations across India, with 300+ participants. The quiz contained 150 questions to be attempted in 90 minutes and was set by a team from the Karnataka Quiz Association comprising of Anustup Datta, Hrishikesh Varma, Santosh Swaminathan, Sujatha Sharma and Venkatesh Srinivasan.

We are happy to announce the winner – Vinoo Sanjay from Mumbai who top-scored with 77 points. Vinoo was tied for the top slot last year and lost out on stars. Many congratulations to him; Vinoo will receive the Mahaquizzer trophy during asKQAnce 2015 – KQA’s 32nd Anniversary Quiz Festival in June 2015.

Our congratulations also to Jayashree Mohanka from Kolkata for recording the highest score among lady participants (68), Siddharth Pai from the ICAI, Bangalore for recording the highest score among college students (51), and a special shout-out to Julian D’Costa from Goa who won the school category with a terrific score of 51 points.

The quiz was also held in various locations across the world, and Anne Hegerty from the UK topped with a score of 81 points. Many congratulations!

The KQA thanks all the participants, the host quiz associations and venue partners for making Mahaquizzer 2014 successful.

PS: We have not received the scores of the participants from Coimbatore, and hence these are not included in the attached scores.

ALL INDIA SCORES

RankNameScore***CityCategoryRemarks
1Vinoo Sanjay7744MumbaiOpenMAHAQUIZZER 2014
2Shouvik Guha7573KolkataOpenCITY WINNER
3Arul Mani7563BengaluruOpenCITY WINNER
4Samanth Subramanian7344New DelhiOpenCITY WINNER
5Rahul Kottalgi7334MumbaiOpen
6Thejaswi Udupa7143BengaluruOpen
7Jayashree Jayakar Mohanka6845KolkataLadiesNATL. LADIES WINNER
8Keshava Guha6853BengaluruOpen
9Jayakanthan R6765ChennaiOpenCITY WINNER
10P.Srikant6553KolkataOpen
11Debashree Mitra6455BengaluruLadies
12Aniruddha Sen Gupta6342GoaOpenCITY WINNER
13Manu Sudhakar6233ChennaiOpen
14Suresh Ramasubramanian5952ChennaiOpen
15B Sreeram5843ChennaiOpen
16Arun Hiregange5752BengaluruOpen
17Mitesh Agarwal5721BengaluruOpen
18Varun Rajiv5553BengaluruOpen
19Amrit P Chetia5515New DelhiOpen
20Kunal Sawardekar5452PuneOpenCITY WINNER
21Sachin Deshpande5433MumbaiOpen
22Anirudh Chari5334KolkataOpen
23Jayadev Bhaskaran5331BengaluruOpen
24Aditya Gadre5210MumbaiOpen
25Dr. Navin Jayakumar5124ChennaiOpen
26Navin Rajaram5133BengaluruOpen
27Gopal Kidao5142ChennaiOpen
28Julian D'Costa5123GoaSchoolNATL. SCHOOL WINNER
29Aniket Khasgiwale5132MumbaiOpen
30Kunal Savarkar5122New DelhiOpen
31Siddarth Pai5131BengaluruCollegeNATL. COLLEGE WINNER
32Alagarsamy A P5120BengaluruOpen
33Govind Grewal5110MumbaiOpen
34Rohit Rao5036MumbaiOpen
35Mustafa Hashmi5022HyderabadOpenCITY WINNER
36Chandrakant Nair4941ThrissurOpenCITY WINNER
37Vibhendu Tiwari4922MumbaiOpen
38Balakrishnan S4832MumbaiOpen
38Abhinav Dasgupta4832PuneOpen
40Ramanand J4822PuneOpen
41Praveen VR4753BengaluruOpen
42Kiran Vijayakumar4750ChennaiOpen
43Soubhadra Chakrabarty4562KolkataOpen
44Srinath Bhashyam4500ChennaiOpen
45Abhishek Kapoor4452New DelhiCollege
46Kinshuk Biswas4433KolkataOpen
47Srisha Haridas4432BengaluruOpen
48Jaidev Karunakaran4314BengaluruOpen
49Achyuth Sanjay4330New DelhiOpen
50Dr V. Sri Nagesh4222HyderabadOpen
51Anannya Deb4231MumbaiOpen
52Ashwin Kumar4211BengaluruOpen
53Keshav Athreya4220ChennaiOpen
54Prithwish Datta4110KolkataCollege
55Preyoshi Ganguly4033KolkataLadies
56Rajiv D'Silva4023GoaOpen
57Vidyadhar Gadgil4022GoaOpen
58J Krishnamurthi3912HyderabadOpen
59Ajay Jaisinghani3902New DelhiOpen
60Aditya Gangrade3732BengaluruOpen
61J K Lakshmi3704HyderabadOpen
62Sankar Roy3712KolkataOpen
63Rahul Girish Kumar3711HyderabadOpen
64Aravindabharathi R3612ChennaiCollege
65Deviprasad V3621ChennaiOpen
66Maitrey Deshpande3551BengaluruOpen
67SHAFEEQ S3522TrivandrumOpenCITY WINNER
68Jithin Jacob3512BengaluruOpen
69Anil Kothuri3520MumbaiOpen
70Ajay Bhat3432BengaluruOpen
71Prasanth John Abraham3440KolkataCollege
72Abhilash3343BengaluruOpen
73Anand Aiyer3332ChennaiCollege
74Navin Sharma3322MumbaiOpen
75Gautam Ghosh3301KolkataOpen
76Tanmay Prusty3213KolkataOpen
77Siddharth Manickasundaram3222ChennaiOpen
78Sandeep Mathias3212MumbaiOpen
79Karthik Shashidhar3211BengaluruOpen
80Prasanna K3122HyderabadOpen
81Ashok Menon3130AhmedabadOpenCITY WINNER
82Atul Mathew3111New DelhiOpen
83Udatta D3120New DelhiOpen
84Sandeep Shankar3110KolkataOpen
85Somnath Chanda3012KolkataOpen
86Sanat Pai Raikar3021MumbaiOpen
86S Venkatasubramaniam3021ChennaiCollege
88Arun A.S.3001ThrissurOpen
89Abhishek Upadhya3010BengaluruOpen
89Ashwin B3010ChennaiOpen
89Rishi Rajasekaran3010ChennaiCollege
92Ajey Patil2913GoaOpen
93Kapinjal Kishore Sharma2920GuwahatiOpenCITY WINNER
94Shubharup2820New DelhiCollege
95Omkar Dhakephalkar2810PuneCollege
96Rithwik2712ChennaiCollege
97Anurag Sarkar2702KolkataCollege
98Mario F2700ChennaiOpen
99Vinod Rajamani2632BengaluruOpen
100Aman Shaikh2622PuneCollege
101Siddarth (SRM)2611ChennaiCollege
102Ramesh S2620BengaluruOpen
103Murtuza2610HyderabadCollege
104Pranjal Agarwal2512New DelhiOpen
105Saif Rehman2521New DelhiOpen
106Vijay Sarathy2530ChennaiOpen
107Devarshi Ghosh2500KolkataOpen
108MANJULA S2410TrivandrumLadies
108Abhishek Patiri2410TezpurCollegeCITY WINNER
110Pranami Tamuli2400GuwahatiLadies
111Gigi George2312ThrissurOpen
112Paul Gatward2311GoaOpen
112Sanket Kumar Panda2311BengaluruOpen
114Siddarth Raman2320AhmedabadCollege
115Abhinav2310New DelhiOpen
115Sreekanth Reddy P2310New DelhiOpen
115Yagnyesh H2310BengaluruOpen
118Abhijeet Balakrishnan2300ThrissurOpen
119Shubhendu Saha2232New DelhiOpen
120Febin M Tattil2231MumbaiOpen
121SA Karthik2211BengaluruOpen
122Saketh A B2201ChennaiCollege
123Izhar Ansari2210KolkataOpen
123Nayan2210GuwahatiOpen
125Mithilesh Gurujala22--HyderabadOpen
126A Arun2131New DelhiOpen
127Gokul Panigrahi2120PuneOpen
128Tauseef Warsi2110AhmedabadCollege
128Keshav V211ChennaiOpen
130Nishanth Raman2031BengaluruOpen
131Shamika2011MumbaiLadies
132Shaswat Sinai Salgaocar2020GoaCollege
133Suvajit Chakroborty2010MumbaiOpen
133Ajai Ragde2010PuneOpen
135Sachin Bhardwaj2000New DelhiOpen
135Varun Murthy2000BengaluruCollege
135Rishi Vanukuru2000MumbaiCollege
135Nandha Kishore2000ChennaiOpen
135Tamizhmarai R2000ChennaiOpen
140Thejaswi Parameshwaran1922BengaluruLadies
141Gowthami1911GoaLadies
142Ajay Kumar K.S1901MumbaiOpen
143Anjali Sen Gupta1910GoaLadies
143Arvind A1910BengaluruOpen
143Vaibhav Hegde1910BengaluruOpen
146Gokul S.1900ThrissurCollege
146Tejas Srinivasan1900MumbaiCollege
146Snehashis Panda1900MumbaiCollege
146Payas Awadhutkar1900PuneOpen
150Devang Ghia1812MumbaiOpen
151Haaris Mateen1811AhmedabadCollege
152Madan Gopal M1820BengaluruCollege
153Tirtharup Mukherjee1810KolkataCollege
153Jyothishraj1810ThrissurCollege
153Aditya Sriram1810AhmedabadCollege
156Shreyas Ramakrishna1800BengaluruCollege
157Rohan Danait1712PuneCollege
158Anuj Chauhan1710AhmedabadCollege
158Minakhi Prasad Misra1710AhmedabadCollege
158Anway Karmarkar1710PuneCollege
161Dhanraj B1700AhmedabadCollege
161Sreeram CH1700ThrissurCollege
161Adish Talwadekar1700GoaOpen
161Anshul Avasthi1700MumbaiCollege
161Palash Dhande1700MumbaiCollege
166Sreejesh PS1601New DelhiOpen
167Anant L Lawande1610GoaOpen
167BHARAT NANDAN1610TrivandrumCollege
167Aniket Das1610PuneCollege
170MVR Murthy1510KolkataOpen
170Vishnu S. Kumar1510ThrissurCollege
170Sethupathi K1510BengaluruCollege
170Sreenivas V1510ChennaiCollege
174Satyajit Dey Pereira1500GoaCollege
174Parind Phadte1500GoaOpen
174Supratim Sengupta1500New DelhiOpen
174Prateek Vijayavargia1500New DelhiCollege
174Abid Abdulla1500ChennaiCollege
174Vidyacharan1500ChennaiCollege
180Ronit Hazarika1421TezpurCollege
181KC Sachin1410KolkataCollege
181Sneha Roy1410New DelhiLadies
181Debajyoti Adhikari1410PuneOpen
184Madhusudanan N1400BengaluruOpen
184Sahil Gupta1400PuneCollege
186Aditi Mukund Prabhudesai1301PuneLadies
187Vamsi Suman1310HyderabadOpen
187Indranil Ghawade1310PuneCollege
187Abiji Hariharan1310ChennaiCollege
190Sandipan Pathok1300GuwahatiOpen
190Amod Sardesai1300AhmedabadCollege
192Viola Rodrigues1300GoaLadies
192Sibi R1300ChennaiCollege
194Nikhil Jha1230New DelhiOpen
195Rishav Dewan1220GuwahatiCollege
195Alind Chandra1220New DelhiOpen
197R Bharat Kumar1210AhmedabadCollege
197Alok Singh1210PuneOpen
199Saurabh Gupta1200AhmedabadCollege
199Sunil Sardesai1200GoaOpen
199Nishit Ganatra1200MumbaiOpen
199Madhurya Das1200BengaluruOpen
203Rajdeep Barman1112TezpurCollege
204Bharath R.1110ThrissurCollege
204Vinay Nair Karath1110BengaluruOpen
204ADITCHANDRAN1110TrivandrumSchool
204Kaushik Borthakur1110TezpurCollege
208Anant Prabhu1100GoaOpen
208Ambrish Singh1100MumbaiOpen
208Dhananjay Sahai1100New DelhiCollege
208PRAVEEN V1100TrivandrumCollege
208ARUN S1100TrivandrumCollege
213SN Aditya Murthy1002KolkataCollege
214Srimukh Prasad V.K1001MumbaiCollege
214Ramachandran S1001PuneOpen
216Amlan Phukan1010GuwahatiCollege
217Jyotishman Gogoi1000GuwahatiOpen
217Pratik Baruah1000GuwahatiOpen
217ANAND S. PILLAY1000TrivandrumCollege
217Prashant Sinha1000New DelhiOpen
217Aditya Prabhu1000New DelhiCollege
217Siddhesh Assawa1000MumbaiCollege
217Jayaprakash B R1000BengaluruOpen
217Pranav S Kumar1000ChennaiOpen
225Soubhagya Jena910HyderabadOpen
225Ashutosh Das910TezpurCollege
227Bhaskar Chakraborty900GuwahatiOpen
227Neeraj Bhadra900MumbaiOpen
227Vattem Siddhartha900HyderabadOpen
227Varun Shenoy K900BengaluruOpen
227Samah900BengaluruLadies
227Snehasis Parashar900TezpurCollege
227Arghya Dutta900TezpurCollege
234Tribun Jyoti Sarma800GuwahatiOpen
234Maharnab Hazarika800TezpurCollege
234Greeshma Pasham800HyderabadSchool
234Nikhil Dixit800TezpurCollege
234Anubhav Joshi800TezpurCollege
234Saishyam Srikanth800BengaluruSchool
234C Suresh Pai800BengaluruOpen
234Mruganka Kashyap800PuneOpen
234GOVIND M. NAIR800TrivandrumCollege
234Narendran S800ChennaiOpen
244Ritwik Ghosh701KolkataCollege
245Angkit Rajkumar710TezpurCollege
246Santanu Kr. Sharma700GuwahatiOpen
246Nihar Thakkar700AhmedabadCollege
246Shubhojeet Chakrabarty700AhmedabadOpen
246Mohammed Samir Alam700New DelhiCollege
246DEVIKA GOPINATH700TrivandrumLadies
246AKSHAY B. VINAYAK700TrivandrumCollege
246Subhasish Dutta700TezpurCollege
253Gulsar Ahmed610AhmedabadCollege
254Akhilesh Balakrishnan600ThrissurSchool
254Harsh Shah600AhmedabadCollege
254Abhishikth600HyderabadCollege
257Sunirmal Ghosh510KolkataCollege
257Swagato Chatterjee510KolkataCollege
257Shiva Prabhakaran510BengaluruOpen
257Chiraag510BengaluruOpen
261Shrey Shylesh500AhmedabadCollege
261Vishal Gupta500AhmedabadCollege
261Pallavi Bhagavatula500New DelhiLadies
261Rahul Kr. Choudhary500TezpurCollege
261ASHWITA ANGELINE ASHOK500TrivandrumSchool
261ANOOP JOBY AUGUSTINE500TrivandrumCollege
261Ananya Kumari500TezpurLadies
261Kalyan Jyoti Kalita500TezpurCollege
261Surabhi Agarwal500TezpurLadies
270Anurag Gangras400PuneCollege
270Shubham Agarwal400KolkataCollege
270Janmang Mehta400AhmedabadOpen
270Mitul Panchal400AhmedabadOpen
270Conroy Alvares400GoaCollege
270ADARSH PAVITHRAN400TrivandrumOpen
270GANESH PILLAI400TrivandrumOpen
277Nilotpal Talukdar300GuwahatiSchool
277Ashim Saikia300GuwahatiOpen
277Darshan Panchal300AhmedabadCollege
277Shwetab Singh300TezpurCollege
277Siddharth Venkata K300HyderabadOpen
277Udit Ranjan Dutta300TezpurCollege
277ANAND NARAYANAN300TrivandrumCollege
277K. P. SRINATH300TrivandrumOpen
277NAZIA R. HASSAN300TrivandrumLadies
286Ayushman Devaraj210TezpurCollege
287Gaurav Bagrecha200AhmedabadCollege
287Ashutosh200AhmedabadOpen
287Atharv M Salgaonkar200GoaSchool
287Oishani Ghosh200MumbaiSchool
287Viraj Morabhia200MumbaiCollege
287Mrinmoy Kshattry200TezpurCollege
287Sahil Likhar200PuneCollege
287BISHNU R200TrivandrumSchool
295Akshayi Jyoti Mahanta110TezpurCollege
296Amith KA100ThrissurCollege
296Shrey Sanghvi100AhmedabadCollege
296Niraj Rathod100AhmedabadCollege
296Nilesh Zore100GoaOpen
296Syed Abdul Haseeb Quadri100HyderabadSchool
296Hirak Jyoti Lahan100TezpurOpen
296Ayush Chaddha100PuneCollege
303Kundan Kumar000TezpurCollege
303Syed Mohammad Hashmi000HyderabadSchool
303KARTHIK K. R.000TrivandrumSchool
303SHAN N.000TrivandrumCollege
303SUGUNA S.000TrivandrumOpen

INTERNATIONAL SCORES

RankNameScore***CategoryCountry/City
1Anne Hegerty8166OpenUK
2Andy Tucker7774OpenUK
3Paul Steeples7676OpenUK
4Sean McBride7468CollegeCornell Univ., US
5Mark Grant7454OpenUK
6Chris Jones6655OpenUK
7Soham Agarwal6555CollegeCornell Univ., US
8Nick Mills6513OpenUK
9Roderick Cromar6128OpenUK
10RAVI MUNDOLI6150OpenDubai
11Bhargava EM5742OpenKuala Lumpur
12Movin Miranda5723OpenKuala Lumpur
13Mark Ryder5665OpenBay Area, US
14Aditya Sriram Sankaran5412OpenParis
15Rajesh Kannan5342OpenSingapore
16Irene Lin5135CollegeCornell Univ., US
16Robin Wang5135CollegeCornell Univ., US
18ALOK MOHAN5043OpenDubai
19David Moran4944CollegeCornell Univ., US
20NIKHIL SONEJA4923OpenDubai
21Hexuan Peng4833CollegeCornell Univ., US
22KRISHNAMURTHI GANESH4823OpenDubai
23Pradeep Ramarathnam4811OpenSingapore
24Sandeep Narayanaswami4741OpenBay Area, US
25Mitul Dey Choudhary4666CollegeCornell Univ., US
26PRASANN POTDAR4642OpenDubai
27Nitish Khadiya4632OpenBay Area, US
28Pravin Varma4622OpenUK
29Kaushik Ramajayam4342OpenBay Area, US
30Caleb Liu4313OpenSingapore
31Nisha Pillai4213OpenBay Area, US
32Ravi Avva3931OpenSingapore
33Rohan Naidu3810CollegeSingapore
34Brock Mapes3531CollegeCornell Univ., US
35MURALI K3510OpenDubai
36Ian Welham3414OpenUK
37Leonardo Gapol3400OpenManila
38Aryeh Zax3322CollegeCornell Univ., US
39Ajit Prabhakar3141OpenSingapore
40SANDEEPAN CHAUDHAURI3120OpenDubai
41Xenia3042CollegeCornell Univ., US
41Eric Ziegler3042OpenParis
43Coco Wu3031CollegeCornell Univ., US
44Aaron Ronquillo3000OpenManila
45Yumeng Niu2804CollegeCornell Univ., US
46Tu Tu2723CollegeCornell Univ., US
47Sebastian Yusuf2730CollegeCornell Univ., US
48Shivam Sinha2621OpenSingapore
49Ming Tasnuva Khan2511CollegeCornell Univ., US
50Raghava Kumar2323CollegeCornell Univ., US
51SREERADH R2301SCHOOLDubai
52RAGHURAMAN RAMACHANDRAN2300OpenDubai
53Shivam Bharadwaj2130CollegeSingapore
54Akshat Jain2021OpenBay Area, US
55Arpan Ghosh2000OpenBay Area, US
56Tejas Canchi1902CollegeSingapore
57Amritha Rammohan1911OpenBay Area, US
57Indu Chakravarthy1911OpenBay Area, US
59Vallabh Vasudevan1800CollegeSingapore
60Nabunkar Deb1710OpenBay Area, US
61Gordon Irlam1613OpenBay Area, US
62SHANTESH ROW1610OpenDubai
63Rhovee Vistan1500OpenManila
64Ramon de las Alas1400OpenManila
65Pradyumna Singh1320OpenBay Area, US
66Manjula Jonnalagadda1301OpenBay Area, US
67Turjo Mukherjee1300OpenSingapore
68TEJAS KULKARNI1210SCHOOLDubai
69Chinmay Honrao1010OpenBay Area, US
70ARAVIND K900SCHOOLDubai

Venues for AsiaSweep & MahaQuizzer

Start time for India venues

MahaQuizzer: 10 am, please report by 9:30 am

AsiaSweep: 3 pm, please report by 2:30 pm.

Please check with proctors at international venues. We request Mahaquizzer participants to not blog or discuss (online and offline) the questions with others after the quiz as it is being held a week later in Dubai.

AHMEDABAD

Venue: IIMA New Campus Classroom
Proctor: Kushan Patel (9033464561)

BANGALORE

Venue: Ujjivan Financial Services, Koramangala
Proctors: Venkatesh Srinivasan (Mahaquizzer-9845719332),

Arul Mani (Asiasweep- 9731214519)

CHENNAI

Venue: IIT Madras, HSB (Humanities Science Block) Room No. 356
Proctors: Rajagopal PS (Mahaquizzer-9880061309),

Jaikar Pandurangan (Asiasweep- 9884029844)

COIMBATORE

Venue: PSG Institute of Management
Proctor: Parikshit M (9840477661)

GOA

Venue: Level One, Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias, Miramar, Panjim
Proctor: Kanchan Gatward (9970317245)

GUWAHATI

Venue: Sankalp Academy, Guwahati Club
Proctor: Souvik Bhattacharya (9854056764)

KOLKATA

Venue: Institute of Marine Engineers, New Alipore
Proctors: Rudradeep Bhattacharjee (Mahaquizzer-9836344694), Saurav Ranjan Datta
(Asiasweep-9830980297)

HYDERABAD

Venue: Lamakaan, Jubilee Hills
Proctors: Pratik Kashiramka (Mahaquizzer-919963879187), Pranav Mihir Kandada
(Asiasweep)

MUMBAI

Venue: LH 301/2, Lecture Hall Complex, IIT Bombay
Proctor: Abhishek Kumar (kumr.abhishk@gmail.com)

NEW DELHI

Venue: Bharti Building, IIT Delhi
Proctor: Hari Parameswaran (9818766117)

PUNE

Venue: Academic Complex, COEP
Proctor: Deven Deshpande (9011958770 / 8749040932)

TEZPUR

Venue: Tezpur University
Proctor: Dudul Das (duduldas11@gmail.com)

THRISSUR

Venue: GEC
Proctors: Hrishikesh Varma (Mahaquizzer-8884125047), Dr. Vijaynath (Asiasweep-
9447380969)

TRIVANDRUM (Mahaquizzer only)

Venue: Govt. Arts College, Thycaud
Proctor: Prof. P Vijayakumar (8129190623)

International Venues:

Dubai
Ajdan building party hall, Bur Dubai (in Golden Sands area)
Proctor: Shiv Vishwanathan

AsiaSweep: December 6th, 5-7 pm
Mahaquizzer: December 13th, 5:30 pm onwards

Bay Area, USA
Hackerdojo, 599, Fairchild drive, Mountain View, CA
Proctor: Bharat Jayakumar (bharat.jayakumar@gmail.com)

Kuala Lumpur
A-23A-10
Menara UOA Bangsar (Tower A)
No 5, Jalan Bangsar Utama 1
59000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia”

Proctor: Sridhar Rao (sridhar.rao28@gmail.com)

Singapore
Seminar Room 1, Level B1, Yale-NUS College, 6 College Avenue East, Singapore 138614

Proctor: Pradeep Ramarathnam (pradeep80@gmail.com)

Other venues for AsiaSweep include Berlin, and Manila.

Mahaquizzer Middle East-Kuwait 2014 : Results

A special version of Mahaquizzer, KQA’s flagship solo quiz, was held in Kuwait for the second time with Mahaquizzer Middle East – Kuwait on 31st Jan 2014. It was a solo open general written quiz contest, for participants irrespective of age, nationality or affiliation. 193 participants took the quiz across many centres in Kuwait City.

The winner, with a score of 58 out of a total of 100 points, was Rahul Raja of Fahaheel Al Watanieh Indian (Pvt) School (DPS). Ramesh Athreya was second and Dilip Stephen was third.

Rohan Saji John of Carmel School scored the highest score of all middle school (upto 7th Std) participants, while Lovely Sasidharan scored the highest of all ladies.

Our congratulations to all the winners and especially to all participants who came in even larger numbers than last year.

A team from the Karnataka Quiz Association researched and set the quiz, which was organized by the NIT Calicut Alumni Association (NITCAA) Kuwait. The KQA thanks NITCAA Kuwait for the excellent organization and execution of the event and in their efforts in promoting quizzing in Kuwait. Detailed results are also available at http://www.nitcaakuwait.org/mahaquizzer.php

The full list of winners is available here.

You can also view the quiz and answers from our Quizzes page

Anniversary Mahaquizzer 2013 Scores

ALL INDIA SCORES

RankNameScore* Score** ScoreCityCategory
1Vikram Joshi8285MumbaiOpen
2Vinoo Sanjay8243MumbaiOpen
3Jayashree Jayakar Mohanka8155KolkataLadies
4Anustup Dutta7772BangaloreOpen
5P Srikant7643KolkataOpen
6Thejaswi Udupa7533BangaloreOpen
7Shouvik Guha6823KolkataOpen
8Aadisht6751New DelhiOpen
9Suresh Ramasubramanian6452ChennaiOpen
10Ramanand J6353PuneOpen
11Arun Hiregange6331BangaloreOpen
12Rajiv Rai6242MumbaiOpen
13Aniruddha Sengupta6151GoaOpen
14Sumant Srivathsan6061BangaloreOpen
15Suraj Menon6031MumbaiCollege
16Keshava Guha5952BangaloreOpen
17Anirudh Chari5863KolkataOpen
18Rahul Kottalgi5742New DelhiOpen
19Dr S Bhattacharya5634New DelhiOpen
20Balakrishnan S5623MumbaiOpen
21Gopal Kidao5632ChennaiOpen
22Mitesh Agarwal5622BangaloreOpen
23Jayakanthan R5630ChennaiOpen
24B Sreeram5442ChennaiOpen
24Mukund Sridhar5442MumbaiOpen
26Suraj V5451BangaloreOpen
27Jayadev Bhaskaran5320ChennaiCollege
28K E Priyamvada5221New DelhiLadies
29Nilay Puntambekar5134PuneOpen
30J K Lakshmi5161HyderabadOpen
31Manu Sudhakar5123TrivandrumOpen
32Vijay5121BangaloreOpen
33Ravikant Avva5030HyderabadOpen
33Syed Mustafa Hashmi5030HyderabadCollege
35Govind Grewal4933MumbaiOpen
36Nikhil Sonde4921MumbaiOpen
37Dr S Chakraborty4860KolkataOpen
38Keshav Athreya4832BangaloreOpen
39P S Rajagopal4821ChennaiOpen
40Vidyadhar Gadgil4752HyderabadOpen
41Pravin Varma4721MumbaiOpen
42S Ramesh4641BangaloreOpen
43Aditya Gadre4613MumbaiOpen
44Kamal Rathi4542BhubaneswarOpen
45Varun Rajiv4532BangaloreOpen
45Aryapriya Ganguly4532New DelhiOpen
47Meghashyam Prabodh Shirodkar4521MumbaiOpen
48Navin Rajaram4510BangaloreOpen
49E M Bhargava4431HyderabadOpen
50Abhinav Dasgupta4341MumbaiOpen
50N Chandrashekar Ramanujan4341New DelhiCollege
52Krishnamurthy J4321HyderabadOpen
53Rajiv D'Silva4320GoaOpen
54Kinshuk Biswas4232KolkataOpen
54Vibhendu Tiwari4232MumbaiOpen
56Pratik Gupte4231MumbaiCollege
57Siddarth Pai4220BangaloreCollege
58Gautam Ghosh4210KolkataOpen
59Kunal Savarkar4114New DelhiOpen
60Hari S Nair4120BhubaneswarOpen
60Praveen V R4120BangaloreOpen
62Anil Kothuri4110MumbaiOpen
63Balaji Subramanian3920BangaloreOpen
63Hrishikesh Varma3920BangaloreOpen
65Alagarsamy A P3732BangaloreOpen
66Chandrakant Nair3712ThrissurOpen
67Shubankar Gokhale3721MumbaiOpen
68Sudharshan Karthik V3711ChennaiOpen
69Nitish Khadiya3621HyderabadOpen
70Girish S V3630BangaloreOpen
71Pranav R3602ChennaiOpen
72Ashwin Sudhir3611HyderabadOpen
73Sohan Maheshwar3521BangaloreOpen
73Ranjiv Ravi3521HyderabadCollege
73Fardeen A Majumdar3521New DelhiCollege
76Aravindabharathi R3511BangaloreCollege
77Jithin Jacob3520ThrissurOpen
78Shamika3440MumbaiLadies
79Arun A S3430ThrissurOpen
80Prasanna K3411HyderabadOpen
81Hari Shenoy3420BangaloreOpen
82Manish3400New DelhiOpen
83Saikat Sarkar3322PuneCollege
84Chirag Mutgi3331BangaloreOpen
85C Yogesh Pai3330CoimbatoreOpen
86Ashwin B3311CoimbatoreOpen
87Anand R Aiyer3231ChennaiCollege
88Izhar Ansari3203KolkataOpen
89Pavan S Bharadwaj3131BangaloreCollege
90Siddhant Agarwal3110KolkataCollege
90Siddharth Sheth3110New DelhiCollege
92Aniketh Rallabhandi3023PuneCollege
93D Ghose3012KolkataOpen
94Abhishek Upadhya3020BangaloreOpen
95Akshay Sharma3000New DelhiOpen
96Atul Mathew2921MumbaiOpen
97Ankur Kaul2911AhmedabadCollege
98Niranjan M2920GoaOpen
99Siddarth Manickasundaram2901ChennaiOpen
100Aditya Sridhar2831BangaloreOpen
101Jyotirmoy Bhattacharjee2812BangaloreOpen
102Jagdeep Kannarath2821MumbaiOpen
103Preyoshi Ganguly2830New DelhiLadies
104Tanmay Prusty2820New DelhiOpen
105Srisha Haridas2810PuneCollege
105Vijay Sarathy2810ChennaiOpen
105Ravikiran Ramaswamy2810ChennaiCollege
108Mukund Marodia2800New DelhiCollege
109Ajey Patil2721GoaOpen
110Pranami Janul2720GuwahatiLadies
111Somashekaracharya G B2701BangaloreOpen
111Sreejesh P S2701TrivandrumOpen
113Sandeep Mathias2700MumbaiCollege
114Yogarshi2601KolkataCollege
115Aditya2610BangaloreOpen
115Ashin George2610BangaloreOpen
115Shashank2610MumbaiOpen
115Rohan Ray2610MumbaiOpen
115Ashok S Menon2610ThrissurCollege
115Balu John2610TrivandrumOpen
115Gigi George2610TrivandrumOpen
122Sankar Roy2600KolkataOpen
122Vinodh Krishna H2600ChennaiCollege
122Syed Murtaza Hashmi2600HyderabadCollege
125Vibhav Bhave2531PuneCollege
126Abhilash2521BangaloreOpen
126Anil Raghavan2521ThrissurOpen
128Rahul Khathri2520MysoreCollege
129Tushar Krishnan2510New DelhiOpen
130Sumanth C R2500BangaloreOpen
130Kavin Aadithiyan2500CoimbatoreCollege
130Sharath Jose2500HyderabadOpen
133Varun P2411ChennaiCollege
133Midhun V Zachariah2411TrivandrumOpen
135R Arun Prasad2420ChennaiOpen
136Satish Iyer2401KolkataOpen
137Syed Shakeez Imdad2410GuwahatiCollege
137Sajit Bhaskaran2410ChennaiOpen
139Navin Sharma2400MumbaiOpen
140Abhinav Kishore2312New DelhiOpen
141Nikhil Ravikumar2310ChennaiSchool
141Sneha Vaidyanathan2310New DelhiLadies
143Rithwik K2300ChennaiCollege
144Saransh Mohapatra2211BhubaneswarCollege
145Mayank Koushik2220BangaloreCollege
146Sheyas H Karanth2210BangaloreCollege
146Arun A2210New DelhiOpen
148Vinayak U Tirakaraddi2200AhmedabadCollege
149Jyoti Prakash Panda2111BhubaneswarCollege
150Vilas Pavithran2120GoaCollege
150M V Aniruddh2120ChennaiOpen
152V Srenivas2101ChennaiCollege
152Saketh B2101ChennaiCollege
154Jairam Mohan2110BangaloreOpen
154Pradyoth C Kohn2110MumbaiCollege
156Naveen C R2100CoimbatoreOpen
156V S Vaidyanathan2100AhmedabadCollege
156Ramachandran S2100ChennaiOpen
156Sarada Anne2100HyderabadOpen
160Paul Gatward2021GoaOpen
160Kunal Naik2021GoaOpen
162Khagendra Narayan Chakraborty2010PuneCollege
162Anjan S2010CoimbatoreOpen
162Subramaniam B2010ChennaiCollege
165Aniruddha Dey2000KolkataCollege
165Ajay Parasuraman2000BangaloreOpen
165Siddhanth Rao2000ChennaiCollege
165Dr. V P Madhavan2000ThrissurOpen
169Anubhav Bhattacharjee1911AhmedabadCollege
170Gokul Panigrahi1900PuneOpen
170Mayank Agarwal1900PuneOpen
170Nayan1900GuwahatiOpen
173Dr. Jitamitra Mishra1830BhubaneswarOpen
174Monishita Dey1820ChennaiCollege
175Nakul Sangollu1800HyderabadOpen
175Tathagata Chatterjee1800New DelhiOpen
177Senthil Kumar N1711CoimbatoreOpen
178M Vishnu Vardhan1720New DelhiCollege
179Ayushman Ojasuri1701ChennaiCollege
180Viola Rodrigues1710GoaLadies
180Sandipan Goswami1710GuwahatiCollege
180Adtya Rajan1710ChennaiCollege
180Pratyush Peddireddi1710MumbaiOpen
184Noaman Bin Mohammed Mujahed1700BangaloreCollege
184Gowtham S1700CoimbatoreSchool
184Saptarshi Purohit1700TrivandrumOpen
184Vishnu Vijay1700TrivandrumOpen
188Sunil Sardesai1621GoaOpen
189Gokul S1601ThrissurCollege
190Anmol Dhawan1610PuneCollege
190Sudeshna Trilok1610KolkataCollege
190Harish Krishna V1610ChennaiCollege
193Harikrishnan A1600BangaloreOpen
193R Sibi1600ChennaiCollege
193Tejasvi Nathan1600MysoreOpen
193Ajay Kumar K S1600MumbaiOpen
193Ankit1600New DelhiSchool
198Kshitij Jyoti1501PuneCollege
198Pranav Pawar1501PuneCollege
198Sathya Saha1501New DelhiCollege
201Nishant Nihar1510BhubaneswarCollege
201Ashwin Kumar1510BangaloreCollege
201Harish K1510ChennaiCollege
201Rama Subramanian1510HyderabadCollege
205Sanjay Krishna1500KolkataCollege
205T G Sundaram1500BangaloreOpen
205Kartik R1500CoimbatoreCollege
205Chandrajit Dohutia1500GuwahatiOpen
205Shoushik Bhattacharjee1500GuwahatiOpen
205Tanveer Ali1500TrivandrumOpen
211Debashish Pradhan1411BhubaneswarOpen
212Anshul Asri1401New DelhiCollege
212Shibin Azad1401ThrissurOpen
214Samarth Muralidhar1410MysoreCollege
215Utsab Saha1400PuneOpen
215Satwik Raut1400BhubaneswarCollege
215Debarghya Roy Chowdhury1400KolkataSchool
215Pushkar Kulkarni1400BangaloreCollege
215Sanandan1400ChennaiOpen
215Nabasindhu Das1400New DelhiSchool
221Arjun Govind Mohan1301CoimbatoreOpen
221Abhjeit Balakrishnan1301ThrissurCollege
223Krishna Girish1310BangaloreSchool
223Anand A Rao1310AhmedabadCollege
223Sahil1310MumbaiCollege
223Siddhant Pyasi1310New DelhiSchool
227Alok Singh1300PuneOpen
227Siddhant Sadangi1300BhubaneswarCollege
227Pritheesh Parthiban1300BangaloreCollege
227Saurabv Shenoy1300BangaloreSchool
227Akshar Varma1300AhmedabadCollege
227Sriram Ravichandran1300ChennaiOpen
233V Chandrashekar1211BangaloreOpen
233Maulika1211MumbaiLadies
235Parin Phadte1201GoaOpen
235Devakumar S Nadkarni1201BangaloreCollege
237Ashwin Mahesh1210PuneOpen
238Arunabha Mukherjee1200KolkataSchool
238A. Mohammed Faidh1200MysoreSchool
238N Sukruth1200HyderabadCollege
238Animesh1200New DelhiCollege
242Anant Prabhu1111GoaOpen
243Anjali Sengupta1110GoaLadies
243Maharnab Haraika1110GuwahatiSchool
245Omkar Amrutanshu1100BhubaneswarCollege
245Utsav Pathak1100BhubaneswarCollege
245Minakhi Prasad Misra1100AhmedabadCollege
245Lucky Kaul1100HyderabadSchool
245Pratyush Goel1100New DelhiCollege
250Nikhilesh Rajaraman1020ChennaiCollege
251Suraj Kamat1001GoaCollege
252Adithya1010MysoreCollege
253Aditya Chatterjee1000BangaloreOpen
253Rutvik Perera1000BangaloreSchool
253Surya Narayanan1000CoimbatoreCollege
256Karan V910BangaloreOpen
256Praveen M910HyderabadOpen
258Vasuki B K900BangaloreOpen
258Shashank Rammoorthy900BangaloreSchool
258Karthikeyan M900CoimbatoreCollege
258Amlan Phukan900GuwahatiCollege
258Sanjana Ravindran900ChennaiCollege
258HImanshu Upreti900New DelhiCollege
264Sohaib812ChennaiCollege
265S R Swetaashri810BangaloreLadies
265Anantharaman S V810ChennaiCollege
267Abhinav Dhar800BhubaneswarCollege
267Somasish Ghosh800KolkataCollege
267Keerthan G800BangaloreOpen
267Jeevesh800CoimbatoreSchool
267Tharunya800CoimbatoreLadies
267Sudarshan Goswami800GuwahatiSchool
267M V Arunachalam800ChennaiCollege
267Anubha Rana800New DelhiOpen
267Lekshmi S H800TrivandrumCollege
276M R Ramesh Kumar710GoaOpen
276Archana Suresh710HyderabadLadies
278Pratibha A R700BangaloreOpen
278Bharadwaj Deepal Parija700BangaloreOpen
278Vignesh B700CoimbatoreCollege
278Hrim Shah700AhmedabadCollege
278Devajani Borah700GuwahatiLadies
278Himangshu Kalita700GuwahatiSchool
278Kunal Roy700HyderabadCollege
285Sadhika Buddaseth601GoaOpen
286Sagar Saurabh600BhubaneswarCollege
286Sankhadeep Shome600KolkataCollege
286Ganesh K S600BangaloreOpen
286Shashank H S600BangaloreSchool
286Kaushik S600CoimbatoreCollege
286Pranaav C600CoimbatoreSchool
286Himank Shanker600AhmedabadCollege
286Anushka Mittal600New DelhiOpen
286Adarsh Abhinav600New DelhiOpen
286Saksham Dewan600New DelhiSchool
286Nakul H600ThrissurCollege
286Sreeram Madhavan V600ThrissurSchool
298Padmanabha G500BangaloreOpen
298Ganesha N Sai500BangaloreSchool
298Ilayaraja500CoimbatoreCollege
298Karthick C500CoimbatoreCollege
298Sanjay S500CoimbatoreCollege
298Hari Chidrmbaram S M500CoimbatoreSchool
298Abilash Dhamodaran500CoimbatoreSchool
298Siddarth Srivastava500AhmedabadCollege
298Trikun Jyoti Sharma500GuwahatiOpen
298Ravi Kumar500ChennaiOpen
298Karan U Kanthawar500MysoreSchool
298Shivam Singh500MumbaiOpen
298Swathi D G500ThrissurCollege
311Shreesh Bhat MP410GoaSchool
312Neelakanta R400BangaloreOpen
312Siddharth Prathap400CoimbatoreSchool
312Sai Prashanth N400CoimbatoreCollege
312Anantha Ramu S400MysoreOpen
312M Siva Kali400HyderabadOpen
312Rishabh Rathore400New DelhiSchool
318Om Prakash Rath300BhubaneswarOpen
318Sagar Katrisal300BangaloreCollege
318Pramod R Rao300BangaloreCollege
318Sumuk300BangaloreSchool
318Nachiketa M V300BangaloreSchool
318Dhrubajyoti Bordoloi300GuwahatiOpen
318Shreesha S Nasik300MysoreSchool
318Aditya S Menon300ThrissurCollege
326Shivraj Kishor Naik200GoaOpen
326Siddhant K Naik200GoaSchool
326Shubham Phadte200GoaSchool
326Rohan Sartho200BangaloreOpen
326Ashish Goel200BangaloreCollege
326Kaustav Chakravorty200GuwahatiOpen
326Tarun Ruchandani200ChennaiOpen
326Aravinda Harithsa200MysoreSchool
326Vutla Siva Krishna200HyderabadOpen
326Ehsan Ikbal200ThrissurSchool
336Devadas Shenoy P100BangaloreSchool
336Sujithra Chandrasekhar100CoimbatoreLadies
336John Wysily100CoimbatoreOpen
336Vivek K100CoimbatoreSchool
340Sachin Rammoorthy000BangaloreSchool
340J Kaushal Prakash000BangaloreSchool
340Mohamed Ashfak000ThrissurSchool

INTERNATIONAL SCORES

NameScore* Score** ScoreCityCategory
Pat Gibson7234United KingdomOpen
Kevin Ashman6875United KingdomOpen
Movin Miranda6800Kuala LumpurOpen
Iwan Thomas6234United KingdomOpen
Andy Tucker6064United KingdomOpen
Aditya Sriram Sankaran5952Paris, FranceOpen
Chris Jones5632United KingdomOpen
Siddharth Banerjee5621Standford, USAOpen
Sandeep Narayanaswamy5331Standford, USAOpen
Bharath Jayakumar5150Standford, USAOpen
David Edwards5034United KingdomOpen
KRISHNAMURTHI GANESH5033DubaiOpen
Vinod Viswanath5032Standford, USAOpen
Krishnamurthy Viswanathan4933Standford, USAOpen
Diane Hallagan4734United KingdomLadies
Manoj Saranathan4634Standford, USAOpen
Eric Wildsmith4633United KingdomOpen
Neil Macaskill4623United KingdomOpen
Barry Simmons4543United KingdomOpen
SHAFEEK MK4332DubaiOPEN
ALOK MOHAN4012DubaiOPEN
Anshuman Pal394Paris, FranceOpen
Kaushik Ramajayam3630Standford, USAOpen
PRASANN POTDAR3312DubaiOPEN
Ashish Goel3221Standford, USAOpen
SANDEEPAN CHAUDHAURI3221DubaiOPEN
Oleg Soloviov3100KievOpen
RAGHURAMAN RAMACHANDRAN261DubaiOPEN
Elzabeth Gibson2310United KingdomLadies
Gaurav Chittoor2220Standford, USAOpen
JONATHAN JUSTIN222DubaiCOLLEGE
VIVIN KARTHIK202DubaiCOLLEGE
RAUNAK PAUL161DubaiCOLLEGE
PRANAV THIAGARAJAN161DubaiCOLLEGE
Alexey Chigarkov1500KievOpen
ANANTHA KUMAR12DubaiOPEN
RAHUL PHILIP101DubaiCOLLEGE
Denis Mikhalev900KievOpen

Anniversary Mahaquizzer & AsiaSweep 2013 – Venues

Updates: Please note the change in venue for AsiaSweep in Goa.
Mahaquizzer Delhi participants – please note that we will be starting the quiz in Delhi at 9.15 AM sharp on Sunday. Please report by 9 AM latest at IIFT.

KQA will conduct a special anniversary edition of Mahaquizzer on Sunday, 8 December 2013 and a new quiz for teams of two called AsiaSweep in 15 cities across India and a few international venues.

For venues in India, Mahaquizzer will start at 10:00am sharp and will last 90 minutes. Participants will be required to stay behind for about an hour to correct the answer papers.

AsiaSweep is a written 100-questions quiz for teams of 2 or less. The quiz will begin at 2:30pm on Sunday 8 December 2013.

KQA does not charge any entry fee for the quizzes, but the local quiz club/community may collect an entry fee to cover the costs of renting the venue, print outs etc. Please contact the co-ordinator for your city for more information.

The list of venues follows, please note that some venues may need you to carry an id or require you be present ahead of time for registration.

AHMEDABAD
Old Campus CRs,
IIMA, Vastrapur
Note: Need to carry a photo ID and register with front desk.
Proctor: Arjun Bharadwaj (96016 90112)

BANGALORE
Institution of Agricultural Technologists (IAT),
Queens Road
Proctors: Santosh Swaminathan (98449 53179)
Vivek Karthikeyan (98450 79348)

BHUBANESWAR
Orissa Engineering College (Admin Building)
460, Sahid Nagar, Bhubaneswar
Proctor: Abanis Nayak (99381 15906)

CHENNAI
CRC (Class Room Complex) 101, IIT Madras
Proctor: Shravan Santosh
Co-ordinator: Gopal Kidao (98401 26727)

COIMBATORE / KOVAI
PSG Institute of Management,
Peelamedu
Proctor: Arjun Murali (97897 20463)

GOA
Magaquizzer Venue:
Goa College of Pharmacy,
Near Caculo Island,
18th June Road, Panjim
Mahaquizzer Proctor: Kanchan Gatwad

AsiaSweep Venue:
Urban Health Centre,
opposite Hospicio Hospital, Margao.
AsiaSweep Proctor: Ira Almeida

Co-ordinator: Tallulah D’Silva (98233 62217)

GUWAHATI
House no. 23, Nayanpur,
Bylane 3 (West), Ganeshguri,
Guwahati- 781005.
Proctor: Bhrigu Talukdar

HYDERABAD
AC2LT,
Indian School of Business
Gachibowli
Proctor: Sasipriya (95502 58654)

KOLKATA
Institute of Marine Engineers
Flat A-1/2 First Floor,
Siddhartha Apartments
31/3 Sahapur Colony, Block J, New Alipore,
Kolkata 700053
(Near New Alipore triangular park. Bus Stop opposite Corporation Bank on the road towards Taratolla)
Mahaquizzer Proctor: Ashoke Sanyal (98301 90982)
AsiaSweep Proctor: Shankar Ramalingam (98300 09889)

MUMBAI
Pinstorm, Ground Floor,
Swati House
(Next to Kotak Bank on Linking Road),
North Avenue, Santa Cruz (W).
Proctor: Abhishek Kumar (90290 09200)

MYSORE
SDM Institute for Management Development,
Mysore 570 011
Proctor: SriGo (98866 02297)

NEW DELHI
IIFT Bhawan,
B-21, Qutab Institutional Area,
New Delhi 110016
Proctor: Supratim Sengupta (98712 39410)

PUNE
COEP Academic Complex,
COEP, Shivajinagar, Pune.
Proctor: Saikat Ghosh ( 77982 60822)

THRISSUR
Chemical Engg.Dept.,
Govt. Engineering College
Proctor: Lloyd Coloppilly (95441 54442)

TRIVANDRUM
Govt Engineering College,
Barton Hill
Proctor: Prof Vijayakumar
Co-ordinator: Prof. Balu John (98952 59420)

INTERNATIONAL VENUES
Please contact the co-ordinators for the time and venue details
UK: Chris Jones (chris@worldquizzing.com)
Kuala Lumpur: Nigel Jones (nj62meh@hotmail.com)
USA – SF Bay Area: Vinod Viswanath, Arun Simha (vinod.2v@gmail.com, asimha_qm@yahoo.com)
Paris: Aditya Sriram Sankaran (adityasriram.sankaran@gmail.com)

Mahaquizzer 2013 – Top 100 Scores

In case of a tie, the participant with the higher total starred (*+**) question score was given the higher rank. If that didn’t break the tie, the two star (**) question score was used.

ALL INDIA TOP 100 SCORES

RankNameScore* Score** ScoreCityCategory
1Anustup Datta8093BangaloreOpen
2P. Srikant8082KolkataOpen
3Samanth Subramanian8071MumbaiOpen
4Jayakanthan7853ChennaiOpen
5Aniruddha Sen Gupta7734GoaOpen
6Rajiv Rai7664MumbaiOpen
7Shouvik Guha7553KolkataOpen
8Sumant Srivathsan7335MumbaiOpen
9Thejaswi Udupa7233BangaloreOpen
10Jayashree Jayankar Mohanka7232KolkataLadies
11Vinoo Sanjay7071MumbaiOpen
12Kiran Vijaykumar6971ThrissurOpen
13Arun Hiregange6862BangaloreOpen
14Anirudh Chari6833KolkataOpen
15Manu Sudhakar6752TrivandrumOpen
16Mukund Sridhar6723MumbaiOpen
17Vikram Joshi6630MumbaiOpen
18Ravi Mundoli6532ChennaiOpen
19Suraj Menon6351BangaloreCollege
20Navin Jayakumar6332ChennaiOpen
21Aadisht Khanna6311ChennaiOpen
22S. Balakrishnan6242HyderabadOpen
23Kunal Sawardekar6222PuneOpen
24Amrit Pritom Chetia6132DelhiOpen
25Anshuman Pal5832KolkataCollege
26Pravin Varma5831MumbaiOpen
27J Ramanand5720PuneOpen
28Pratik Gupte5632HyderabadCollege
29B Sreeram5641ChennaiOpen
30Harikrishnan5531ThrissurOpen
31Govind Grewal55MumbaiOpen
32Ananya Deb5332MumbaiOpen
33Varun Rajiv5322BangaloreOpen
34Kinshuk Biswas5321KolkataOpen
35Ke Priyamvada5100DelhiLadies
36Ravikant Avva5044HyderabadOpen
37Julian D'Costa5022GoaSchool
38Nitish Khadiya5031HyderabadOpen
39Sumeer Kumar5040BangaloreOpen
40Ranjiv Ravi4932HyderabadCollege
41Nikhil Sonde4922MumbaiOpen
42Nilay Puntambeka4921MumbaiOpen
43Hari Parameswaran4841DelhiOpen
44Aryapriya Ganguly4732DelhiOpen
45Cheriyan Alexander4711BangaloreOpen
46Venktraghavan S.4700MumbaiOpen
47Soumya Emani4523BangaloreCollege
48Hrishikesh Varma4541ChennaiOpen
49E. M. Bhargava4500HyderabadOpen
49Navin Rajaram45BangaloreOpen
51Rashmi Vallabhajosyula4412BangaloreLadies
52Aditya Gadre4410PuneOpen
53Ajay Jaisinghani4400DelhiOpen
53Suraj V.44BangaloreOpen
55Hari S Nair4212TrivandrumOpen
56Anand S.4200MumbaiOpen
56Karthik Shashidhar42BangaloreOpen
58Anil Kumar4151ChennaiOpen
59Syed Mustafa Hashmi4122HyderabadCollege
60Abhinav Dasgupta4131MumbaiOpen
61V R Murlidharan4121GoaOpen
62Vansa David4101MumbaiLadies
63Rajiv D'Silva4110GoaOpen
64Vibhendu4100MumbaiOpen
64Alagarsamy41BangaloreOpen
66Gigi George4042TrivandrumOpen
67Sachin Deshpande4022MumbaiCollege
68Samrat Sengupta3920MumbaiOpen
69Praveen V. R.39BangaloreOpen
69Venkatesh Srinivasan39BangaloreOpen
69Nishanth Raman39BangaloreOpen
69Pavan Bharadwaj39BangaloreCollege
69Sudarshan M. A.39BangaloreCollege
74C.Yogesh Pai3813CoimbatoreOpen
75Navin Sharma3821MumbaiOpen
76Abhinav Kishore3741DelhiOpen
77Shamika3731MumbaiLadies
78Aravind Vijayasarathy N3712ChennaiOpen
79Aniket Khasgiwale3700MumbaiOpen
79Ulka Kelkar37BangaloreLadies
79S. A. Karthik37BangaloreOpen
82Rohit.S3631CoimbatoreCollege
83Kunal Malhotra3630DelhiOpen
84Roshith Mohan3602PuneOpen
84Siddhart Agarwal3602KolkataCollege
86Atul Mathew3600MumbaiOpen
86Anil Kothuri3600MumbaiOpen
86Raghu Gopalan36BangaloreOpen
86Vijayaraghavan36BangaloreOpen
90Deviprasad V3521ChennaiOpen
91Sudharshan Karthik V3502ChennaiCollege
92Abhijit Banerjee3511KolkataOpen
93Sandeep Mathias35BangaloreOpen
94Vidyadhar Gadgil3411MysoreOpen
95Piyush Singh3331MumbaiOpen
96Arun AS3321DelhiOpen
97Supratim Sengupta3320DelhiOpen
97Chandrakant Nair332ThrissurOpen
99Prithwish Datta3301KolkataOpen
100Raouf33BangaloreOpen
100Dr. N. V.S. Krishnan33BangaloreOpen

INTERNATIONAL SCORES

NameScore***
Pat Gibson9375
Anne Hegerty9034
Andy Tucker8573
Iwan Thomas8163
Chris Jones7763
Barry Simmons7553
Eric Wildsmith7034
Neil Macaskill7032
Scott Dawson6562
Diane Hallagan5421
Elizabeth Gibson3410
Kirill Novokschenov3631

Mahaquizzer 2013 – Venues

This is the list of venues and proctors for each venue. This will be updated as details become available.

Mumbai and Hyderabad participants note: Please take a valid photo ID, this is a security requirement at the venue.

CityVenueProctorPhone
BangaloreAinley Learning Center
Bishop Cottons Boys School
St Marks Road
Bangalore
Santosh Swaminathan98449 53179
BhubaneswarIMS and SUM Hospital,
K8, Kalinganagar,
Bhatikia,
Bhubaneswar 751030
Dr. Jitamitra Mishra94372 77478
ChennaiDOMS 101
(Department of Management Studies)
Near Gajendra Circle,
IIT Madras
Rajagopal98800 61309
CoimbatorePSG College of Technology, Peelamedu, CoimbatoreAnuradha Pai97914 20459
GoaZuari Hall,
The International Centre Goa, Dona Paula.
Tallulah D Silva98233 62217
GuwahatiBhagawati Prasad Bhavan, near District Library, GuwahatiDilip Kumar Sarma & Dipankar KoushikDipankar 9864323499, Dilip 9864058856
HyderabadISB, GachibowliT P Devarajan040-27732369
KolkataInstitute of Business Management and Research IBMR MBA Campus
318A, Prantik Pally,
Kasba, Rajdanga,
Kolkata 700107
(next to Garden High School Kasba. Nearest bus stop Kasba New Market.)
Shankar Ramalingam
MumbaiLecture Hall Complex (LHC),
IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai - 400076
Abhishek Kumar90290 09200
MysoreSDM Institute for Management Development
No.1, Chamundi Hill Road
Siddharthanagar
Mysore 570011
Nithin Manayath
New DelhiGurukul, MDI,
Mehrauli Rd, Sukhrali,
Gurgaon.
Closest Metro Station: MG Road.
Rahul Kottalgi88008 99446
PuneCollege of Engineering, Pune, Shivajinagar, PuneVibhav Bhave
ThrissurSt. Thomas CollegeDr. Vijaynath94473 80969
TrivandrumGovernment Engineering College, Barton Hill, TrivandrumDr. Arul Mani97312 14519

Mahaquizzer Middle East-Kuwait 2013 – Results

Mahaquizzer, KQA’s flagship solo quiz debuted internationally for the first time with Mahaquizzer Middle East-Kuwait on 1st Feb 2013 in Kuwait.It was a solo open general written quiz contest, for participants irrespective of age, nationality or affiliation. 165 participants took the quiz across two centres in Kuwait City.

The highest score was 71 out of a total of 100 points recorded by Ramesh Athreya – our congratulations to him and to all the other participants.

A team from the Karnataka Quiz Association researched and set the quiz, which was organized by the NIT Calicut Alumni Association (NITCAA) Kuwait. The KQA thanks NITCAA Kuwait for the excellent organization and execution of the event and in their efforts in promoting quizzing in Kuwait. Detailed results are also available at http://www.nitcaakuwait.org/mahaquizzer.html

The full list of winners is available here: http://kqaquizzes.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/mq_me_2013_winners-list.pdf

You can also view the quiz and answers from our Quizzes page.

Mahaquizzer 2012 – School scores

RankNameSchoolCityScore***
1Ritvik C.Frank Anthony Public SchoolBangalore3312
2R. RajathLoyola SchoolTrivandrum2500
3Nandu AshokBhavans Varuna VidyalayaThrissur2300
4Subin. G.Al Farook Residential SchoolThrissur2210
5Arnav SharmaNew Era Public SchoolDelhi2100
5Nikhil Ravikumar-Chennai2100
7Pranav RamamurthySt. Joseph's Boys High SchoolBangalore1910
8Karthik Ganapathy V.Bhavan's Adarsh VidyalayaThrissur1801
9Rithwik K.St Joseph HSThrissur1810
10Amaan ShreyasSpringdales SchoolDelhi1800
11Sangeeth S. VermaArya Central SchoolTrivandrum1600
12K.S.Roshan MenonNew Era Public SchoolDelhi1500
13Ritobroto MaitraSouth Point high SchoolKolkata1410
14Prabhanjan P. MannariCarmel SchoolBangalore1400
14Mohnish Sardesai-Goa1400
16Ajay A. KumarLoyola SchoolTrivandrum1300
16Kunal Naik-Goa1300
18Tushant MittalBVSPSCoimbatore1210
19Akilesh OberoiSpringdales SchoolDelhi1100
19Sankhadeep ShomeSouth Point high SchoolKolkata1100
21Shubhorup BiswasDPS, RK PuramDelhi1001
22SarveshSpringdales SchoolDelhi1000
22Shanav KakkarSpringdales SchoolDelhi1000
22Rishwin F. JacksonBhavan's Vidya MandirThrissur1000
25Apratim Chandra SinghNew Era Public SchoolDelhi900
25Shreyan Parth Krishna-Delhi900
25Siddharth Rao-Chennai900
28Aamir SohrabHari Sri Vidya Nidhi SchoolThrissur800
28Gokul PradeepHari Sri Vidya Nidhi SchoolThrissur800
28Dipankar SarmaMVMGuwahati800
28Vishnu PrashanthSBOA MMSSCoimbatore800
32Anirudh PonnalaFIITJEEHyderabad710
33Prashant Krishnan V.K.V. MalleswaramBangalore700
33Proneet DeLa Martiniere for BoysKolkata700
33Balasubramanyam M.P.Hari Sri Vidya Nidhi SchoolThrissur700
33Navin Sridhar-Chennai700
37Aravind SenanLoyola SchoolTrivandrum600
37Prajwal B. BharadwajVVS Sardar Patel High SchoolBangalore600
37Hayden D'SouzaSt. Joseph's Boys High SchoolBangalore600
37Suraj U. MenonVidyodaya SchoolThrissur600
37Gokul SinghB.V.M. GirinagarThrissur600
42Medha DeyModern High School for GirlsKolkata511
43Akhilesh BalakrishnanHari Sri Vidya Nidhi SchoolThrissur500
43Harikrishna A.SGKD MHSSCoimbatore500
43Shyam K. PisharodyHari Sri Vidya Nidhi SchoolThrissur500
43Jaikrishna S.GKD MHSSCoimbatore500
47Aditya YuvrajDAV Public SchoolPune400
47Akheel K.M.Hari Sri Vidya Nidhi SchoolThrissur400
49Arpit MehtaDelhi Public SchoolChandigarh300
49Sabyasachi RawatSpringdales SchoolDelhi300
49Adithya S. MenonHari Sri Vidya Nidhi SchoolThrissur300
49Siddharth ChandanSt. Xavier's HSS, KhandagiriBhubaneswar300
49Bilal AkhtarLoyola SchoolBhubaneswar300
49Shuvam ShuklaHoly Home SchoolGuwahati300
49Nitish Namdev Fatarpekar-Goa300
49Aakhash KumarPSBB MillenniumCoimbatore300
57Parth Vineel GargBVBChandigarh200
57Adita Jayaprakash-Chennai200
59Shaunak SahaDAV Public SchoolPune100
59Tejendra Pratap SinghArmy Public SchoolDelhi100
59Harisanker PradeepHari Sri Vidya Nidhi SchoolThrissur100
59Aditya Phatde-Goa100
59Akshaj A-Coimbatore100
64Shrey Oratap SinghDayawati Modi AcademyDelhi000
64S. Tarun SanjeevBVBPSCoimbatore000
64Abhishek Singh-Delhi000
64K. Bhavish-Chennai000

Mahaquizzer 2012 – Top 100 scores

In case of a tie, the participant with the higher total starred (*+**) question score was given the higher rank. If that didn’t break the tie, the two star (**) question score was used.

ALL INDIA TOP 100 SCORES

RankNameScore***CityCat.
1Jayashree Jayakar Mohanka8134KolkataLadies
2Adittya Nath Mubayi7422New DelhiOpen
3G Swaminathan7122ChennaiOpen
4Samanth Subramanian6942ChennaiOpen
5Anustup Dutta6833BangaloreOpen
6Ravi Mundoli6832ChennaiOpen
7Mukund Sridhar6723MumbaiOpen
8Saranya Jayakumar6633ChennaiLadies
9P. Srikant6621MumbaiCollege
10Rajiv Rai6552MumbaiOpen
11Vikram Joshi6416MumbaiOpen
12Shouvik Guha6434KolkataOpen
13Debashree Mitra6342BangaloreLadies
13Aadisht Khanna6342New DelhiOpen
15Kunal Sawardekar6323PuneOpen
15Archana Garodia Gupta6323New DelhiLadies
17Anirudha Sen Gupta6242GoaOpen
18Dr.S.Bhattacharya6132GuwahatiOpen
19Vinod Sanjay6024MumbaiOpen
20Jayakanthan5831ChennaiOpen
21Thejaswi Udupa5812BangaloreOpen
22Lathish venugopal5730ChennaiOpen
23Abhinav Dasgupta5630MumbaiOpen
24Ramanand J5602PuneOpen
25Arun Hiregange5511BangaloreOpen
26Gopal Kidao5423ChennaiOpen
26Suresh Ramasubramanian5423ChennaiOpen
28Vinod Krishnan5422New DelhiOpen
29Kiran Vijayakumar5342ChennaiOpen
30Gautam Ghosh5233KolkataOpen
31Balakrishnan S.5131MumbaiOpen
32Anirudh Chari5013KolkataOpen
33Kunal Savarkar4912New DelhiOpen
34Kartik Shashidhar4802BangaloreOpen
35Praveen V.R.4811BangaloreOpen
35Anannya Deb4811MumbaiOpen
37Cheriyan Alexander4742BangaloreOpen
38Hari Parameswaran4712New DelhiOpen
38Pravin Varma4712MumbaiOpen
40Sumant Srivathsan4711MumbaiOpen
41Suraj Menon4710MumbaiOpen
42E.M.Bhargava4623HyderabadOpen
43Nikhil Sonde4613MumbaiOpen
44Santosh Joseph Swaminathan4611BangaloreOpen
44Amrit P. Chetia4611New DelhiOpen
46Sandeep Albert Mathias4610BangaloreCollege
47J.K.Lakshmi4510HyderabadOpen
47Hari Krishnan Menon4510ThrissurOpen
49Justin Thomas P.4422ThiruvanathapuramOpen
50Rajath Krishna4412BangaloreOpen
51Nilay Puntambekar4313MumbaiOpen
52Ajay Jaisinghani4331New DelhiOpen
53Anand Sivashankar4232MumbaiOpen
54Abdaal Akhtar4203BhubaneswarCollege
55Govind Grewal4211MumbaiOpen
56Ulka Kelkar4220BangaloreLadies
57Soubhadra Chakrabarty4110KolkataOpen
58Ajith Prabhakar4032ThiruvanathapuramOpen
59Siddhant Agarwal4021KolkataOpen
60Rohan Nogueira4011BangaloreOpen
61Aditya Gadre4020MumbaiOpen
62Samarth Rangavittal4001BangaloreCollege
62Ashwin4001ChennaiOpen
62Jayadev Bhaskaran4001ChennaiCollege
65Aravind Vijaya Sarathy4010ChennaiOpen
66J.Krishnamurthi4000HyderabadOpen
67Pratik Gupte3912HyderabadCollege
67Keerthi Raghavan3912New DelhiOpen
69Kartik Parthasarathy3902HyderabadCollege
69Sudip Kalyan Dey3902KolkataOpen
71Salil Bijur3901PuneOpen
72Manu Sudhakar3831ThiruvanathapuramOpen
73Siddharth Vij3821HyderabadOpen
74Rahul Girish Kumar3811BangaloreOpen
75Vansa David3801MumbaiLadies
75Vibhendu Tiwari3801MumbaiOpen
77Dr.V.Sri Nagesh3810HyderabadOpen
77Pranav R3810ChennaiCollege
79Hari S.Nair3721MumbaiCollege
79Anil Kothuri3721MumbaiOpen
81Srinath T.B.3730MumbaiOpen
82Partha Sarathi Ghatak3711KolkataOpen
83Ravikant Ava3700HyderabadOpen
84Shubhankar Gokhale3642MumbaiOpen
85Varun Rajiv3622ChennaiOpen
86Sudharshan.M.A.3612BangaloreOpen
87Kinshuk Biswas3620KolkataOpen
88Anurag Singh3601MumbaiOpen
89Hrishikesh Varma3600ChennaiOpen
90Aryapriya Ganguly3532New DelhiOpen
91Shamanth Rao3512BangaloreOpen
92Karthik Suresh3502MumbaiOpen
93Jaideep Shankar Jagannathan3510New DelhiOpen
94Vidyadhar Gadgil3412GuwahatiOpen
95Anurakshat Gupta3402BangaloreOpen
96Jyotesh Singh3420New DelhiOpen
97Nitish Khadiya3400BangaloreOpen
98Udatta3322New DelhiOpen
99Ritvik C.3312BangaloreSchool
99Harsh Ketkar3312MumbaiOpen
101Rajiv D'Silva3321GoaOpen
102Manjula.S.3311ThiruvanathapuramLadies
103Jyotirmoy Bhattacharjee3301BangaloreOpen
103Dr. N.V.S.Krishnan3301BangaloreOpen
103Unnikrishnan K. Menon3301ThrissurOpen

 

INTERNATIONAL SCORES

As always we have a regular group of quizzers that take this quiz outside of India, most notably those from the British Quiz Association (or as Chris Jones puts it, “Pat Gibson and his sparring partners”)

RankCountryNameScore***
1UKPat Gibson9074
2UKAnne Hegerty7835
3UKChris Jones7444
4UKIwan Thomas7221
5UKBarry Simmons7063
6UKMartin Croke6554
7UKScott Dawson5742
8UKDiane Hallagan5141

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