Quizzes on Sunday 13 April 2014

We will host our next set of quizzes this Sunday, April 13 at our usual venue – IAT, Queen’s Road.

10:00 AM to 1:30 PM – April Open Quiz – for teams of 4 or less – prelims followed by finals for the Top 8 teams – QMs – Ashwin Kumar and Rajagopal PS

2:30 PM to 3:45 PM – The Karnataka Quiz – written quiz for teams of 2 – QM Varun Shenoy

4:00 PM to 7:30 PM – Seek Under Porus – the KQA History Quiz – for teams of 4 or less – prelims followed by finals for the Top 8 teams – QMs – Praveeen VR and Manjith K

All quizzes will carry an Entry Fee of Rs 100/team, except for school teams.

 

Quizzes on Sunday 30 March 2014

We will host our next set of quizzes on Sunday, March 30 at our usual venue – IAT, Queen’s Road. Please be on time, since we have four quizzes planned.

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM (including corrections) – a 60-minutes written general Quiz on 100 Years since World War 1 – the quiz has been set by Vikram Joshi from the Bombay Quiz Club and has already been held in multiple cities across India. Proctor: Hrishikesh Varma

11:15 AM to 1:45 PM – KQA Cricket Quiz Prelims and Finals – for teams of 4 or less – QMs – Manish Achuth and Sohan Maheshwar

2:30 PM to 3:45 PM – Tech That! KQA Tech Quiz – written quiz for teams of 2 – QM Thejaswi Udupa

4:00 PM to 7:30 PM – March Open Quiz – for teams of 4 or less – this quiz will be in a Ruckus Tangdi format, where teams will be formed on the spot randomly – so, do come even if you don’t have a team! QMs: Sai Ganesh, Hari Shenoy, Varun Shenoy, Shashank PS, Sohan Maheshwar

 

Quizzes on Sunday 9 March 2014

The Karnataka Quiz Association will be holding its next set of quizzes on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at our regular venue – Institution of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road.

10 AM onwards – Bangalore leg of the Asha Open Quiz

Bay Area Quiz Club will be conducting an Open Quiz as a fund raiser for the organization Asha. Asha raises funds to provide for projects dealing with educating underprivileged children in India. All funds raised via registration fees for this quiz will be sent to Asha Silicon Valley (SV) to help them fund their projects. This is the third year of our quiz and our questions from the past quizzes have been well received by the quizzing world. If you need to know more about Asha Silicon Valley or Asha in general, please follow this link (http://www.ashanet.org/siliconvalley/).

Details of the quiz
– Teams of two
– 45 question written prelims
– 8 teams make it to the final
– 64 question final
– Registration fee; minimum registration fee Rs 100/team. Teams wishing to pay a higher fee are welcome to do so; all money collected will go to Asha Silicon Valley
Proctor: Rajagopal PS

2:30 PM onwards – Chronosynclastic Infundibulum – the Speculative Fiction Quiz
Written quiz for teams of 2
Registration Fee – Rs 100/team
Prizes for Top 3
QM: Thejaswi Udupa

4:00 PM onwards – Bizkashi – the KQA Business Quiz
Teams of 4 or less
Prelims followed by finals for Top 8 teams
Registration Fee – Rs 100/team
QMs: Karthik Shashidhar and Venkatesh Srinivasan

 

Quizzes on Sunday 23 February 2014

The next set of KQA Quizzes are scheduled for Sunday, Feb 23, 2014 at our usual venue – Institution of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road.
 
10:00 AM – Registrations
 
10:15 AM onwards – February Open Quiz for Teams of 4 by Praveen VR – Prelims followed by finals for Top 8 teams; Rs 100/team as regn. fee
 
Prizes for all finalists
 
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM – The History of Ideas Written Quiz for Teams of 2 by Rajagopal PS and Varun Shenoy;  Rs 100/team as regn. fee
 
Prizes for top three teams.
 
3:45 pm onwards – Cannabis Indica – the KQA India Quiz for Teams of 4 by Hrishikesh Varma and Navin Rajaram; – Prelims followed by finals for Top 8 teams; Rs 100/team as regn. fee
 
Prizes for top 4 teams.
 
Do come by for a day of great quizzing!
 
Also, KQA’s flagship team quiz Megawhats and international solo quiz, Mindsweep will happen across all venues on Sunday, May 18, 2014.

Quizzes on Saturday 18 January 2014

We have our next set of quizzes on Saturday, January 18 at our usual location – Institution of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road, Bangalore.

10 AM onwards – The KQA Music Quiz for teams of 4 or less – prelims followed by finals for Top 8 teams. Entry Fee – Rs 100/team. Prizes for all finalists.
QM – Thejaswi Udupa

2 PM onwards – The Artifacts and Other Useless Objects Quiz – written quiz for teams of 2 – Entry Fee Rs. 100/team. Prizes for the top 3 teams.
QMs – Navin Rajaram, Mitesh Agarwal and Arul Mani

3.30 PM onwards – the delayed December Open Quiz for teams of 4 or less – prelims followed by finals for the top eight teams. Entry Fee – Rs. 100/team – prizes for all finalists.
QM – Arun Hiregange

Please be on time, since we have a tight schedule with three quizzes. Please note that the quizzes are on Saturday, not Sunday.

 

Quizzes on Sunday 5 January 2014

We have a set of quizzes this Sunday, Jan 5 at our usual location – IAT, Queen’s Road.

10 AM onwards – Vidyasagar Rajan Memorial Quiz for College teams – teams of 3 from the same college – prelims followed by finals for Top 8 teams. No entry fee.
QM – Sohan Maheshwar

2 PM onwards – Hubbuba – The Bangalore Quiz – written quiz for teams of 2 – Entry Fee Rs 100/team. Prizes for the top 3 teams. QMs – Vivek Karthikeyan and Venkatesh Srinivasan

3.30 PM onwards – the January Open Quiz for teams of 4 – prelims followed by finals for the top eight teams. Entry Fee – Rs 100/team – prizes for all finalists. QM – Suresh Ramasubramanian.

 

Quizzes on Sunday 20 October 2013

The KQA will hold its next series of quizzes on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at the Institution of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road. The details are:

9 AM – 10:30 AM: The annual Oasis Quiz Lone Wolf Edition 2013 organized by The English Language Activities Society, the official quiz club of BITS, Pilani. This is a 90 minute, 120 question written solo quiz held simultaneously in various venues across the country as well as abroad. The quiz is open to all. However, there are two categories – College and Open, with prizes for both categories provided by the organisers.

10:30 AM – 2:00 PM: The October Open Quiz by Kaustuba Venugopal for teams of 4 or less; Prelims, followed by finals for the top 8 teams; Entry Fee – Rs 100/team

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Pilferages – a quiz on popular and pulp fiction by Vivek Karthikeyan and Venkatesh Srinivasan for teams of 2 – this is a 40-questions written quiz. Entry Fee – Rs 100/team

4:15 PM to 8:00 PM: Persiflage – the annual KQA Books Quiz for teams of 4 or less by Sumant Srivathsan and Thejaswi Udupa; Prelims, followed by finals for the top 8 teams; Entry Fee – Rs 100/team

 

Quizzes on Sunday 8 September 2013

The KQA will hold three quizzes this Sunday, 8 September 2013. The venue is the hall on the first floor at the Institution of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road, Bangalore.

EVENT I
Open Quiz for Families
Teams of upto three members
Regn: Rs. 100/- per team
Couples, Grandparents/Parents with Grand-Children/Children or Siblings constitute a family team
DO NOT pull cousin-stunts; Solo participation is NOT allowed
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
QM: Thejaswi Udupa, with questions also contributed by Rajagopal PS

Event II
Origin of Species
A Quiz on the origins of everything under the sun
Written quiz for teams of two members
Open to all
Entry: Rs. 100/- per team, free for school teams (up to Std. XII)
Prizes for the top three teams
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
QM: Debashish Bhattacharya

Event III
The September Open Quiz
A General Quiz for teams of 4 members or lesser
Open to All
Prelims followed by finals for the top 8 teams
Entry: Rs. 100/- per team, free for school teams (up to Std. XII)
Prizes for all finalists
Prelims: 3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
Finals: 5:15 PM to 7:30 PM
QM: Varun Rajiv

 

Tutti i risultati

Results of quizzes held on Sunday 12 May 2013 at the Canara Union premises on 8th Main, off 15th Cross, Malleswaram.

I. Shankar Poli, Poli Shankar & Kampni – the Karnataka Quiz

QMs: Lingaraj, Naresh Keerthi, Kaustuba Venugopal

1. Nodi Swami Naavirudu Heege! (Wimpy & Udupa) – 16
2. Siri & Sachin – 15
3. Rajat & Jayant – 11.5
4. Gurudatta & Prajwal – 10.5
5. Nishant & Vinay – 10
6. Ajay & Keshav / Alagar & Venky – tied on 8
8. Trisha & Vijay – 7.5

II. 8th edition of the Wing Commander G.R. Mulky Memorial Quiz

QM: Arul Mani

1. Mulky Way (Kiran Vijayakumar, Ravi Mundoli, Jayakanthan R, Karthik Shashidhar) – 193
2. Almost Metaquizziks (Mitesh Agarwal, Santosh Swaminathan, Debashreee Mitra, Dharmendra Dileepkumar) – 180
3. Nexus Baggage (Navin Rajaram, Alagarsamy AP, Sreekanth G and Venkatesh Srinivasan) – 150
4. We Are Like This Wonly (Anustup Dutta, Thejaswi Udupa, Arun Hiregange and Ochintya Sharma) – 128
5. Questionable Characters (Ajay, SRS, Sumer, Keshav) – 90
6. CIDs From Kerala (Hrishi, Jithin, Raouf & team) – 83
7. Three People and a Babu (Salil Bijur, Suraj, Yash, Shruti) – 80
8. Science Bluffs (Chetana, Sreepathi & team) – 55

Results of four quizzes scheduled for this Saturday (11 May 2013) at the Institute of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road, Bangalore.

I. Lone Wolf

QM: Alagarsami A.P.

1. Jayakanthan R – 281
2. Arul Mani and Kiran Vijaykumar – 195 (tied)
4. Arun Hiregange – 194
5. Thejaswi Udupa – 165
6. Ravi Mundoli – 148
7. Hrishikesh Varma – 92
8. Sumeer – 79

II. Sense of Femur: written humour quiz

QM: Santosh Swaminathan

1. JK + KVK – 35
2. Siri + Sohan – 28.5
3. UTF etc. – 24.5
4. Bangarul Habba (Mundoli, Venkatesh Onkar) – 22
5. Dhammo & Raju / Arjun & Lakshana – tied on 21.5
7. Mit, Mitter, Mitesht – 19
8. Got MILF? – 16

III. History of Ideas

QM: Arul Mani

1. Tups & Udupa – 24.5
2. Bangarul Habba (Mundoli, Venkatesh Onkar) – 23.5
3. JK + KVK – 22
4. Dhammo & Raju – 19
5. Pranesh & Abhishek – 18.5
6. SRS & Wimpy – 18
7. Siddhartha & Ulka / Nexus Baggage (Navin & Venky) – tied on 16.5

IV. The AJM Open House Quiz

QMs: Thejaswi Udupa, Kaustuba Venugopal, Varun Shenoy and Abhishek Upadhya

1. Chewbacca Geetmala and team
2. Mallumaal Weekly and team
3. Nexus Baggage and team

Results of three quizzes held on April 27, 2013.

I. The Pop Culture Quiz

QM: Sai Ganesh

Results TBD

II. The Non Fiction Quiz

QM: Arul Mani

1. Wothas of the Vayuputras (Ajay, Keshav) – 27
2. Siddhartha & Ulka – 25.5
3. Appu & Udupa – 23.5
4. Siri & Raju – 22.5
5. Suraj & Jinson – 19
6. CIDs From Kerala (VR & Hrishi) – 18.5
7. Venkatesh & Sumeer – 17.5
8. Metaquizziks (Santosh & Mitesh) – 14.5

III. The Cricket Quiz

QMs: Manish Achuth and Sohan Maheshwar

1. Sharma & team – 105
2. Udupa, Raju, Suraj – 100
3. Sachin, Veera, Nitin, PK – 70
4. Prajwal, Sharan, Sumukh, Adithya / MQ – tied on 65
6. Gilgamesh / Nexus Baggage (Venky, Vinod, Appu, Hrishi) – tied on 50
8. Ajay, Keshav, Vinod, Sridhar – 45

Results of two open quizzes on Sunday 14 April 2013 at the Institute of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road.

I. The KQA Food Quiz

QMs: Santosh Swaminathan and Arul Mani

1. We Are Like This Wonly (Anustup, Arun, Thejaswi, Ochintya) – 275
2. QED (Gopal Kidao, KVK, Jayakanthan, Samanth) – 250
3. Guesswork (Vinay, Neha, Karthik, Shishir) – 187
4. Beeriyani (SRS, Rahul, Chandrakanth, Alvi) – 177
5. Aye Bulbul Maathadkilva (Logik, Asawari, Lakshana, Suraj) – 170
6. Varun + team – 158
7. Sumeer + team – 127
8. Nexus Baggage (Ajay, Navin, Venkatesh, Vivek) – 110
9. Doc + team – 92

II. The April Open Quiz

QM: Major Chandrakant Nair (Retd.)

1. We Are Like This Wonly – 270
2. QED – 235
3. MQ – 200
4. CIDs From Kerala – 185
5. Aye Bulbul Maathadkilva (Logik, Asawari, Lakshana, Suraj) – 175
6. Raju & Co (Raju, Debashree, Dhammo, Sreekanth) – 135
7. Nexus Baggage – 100
8. Lets Quale – 80

Results of KQA Quizzes held on Sunday 31 March 31, 2013 at IAT, Queen’s Road, Bangalore.

I. Bizkashi: the Business Quiz

QM: Arul Mani

1. Mani is Out Business (Arul of Law) – Santosh S, Varun Rajiv, Aditya S and Sohan M – 235
2. Mitesh Agarwal, Jayakanthan R, Sreekanth G, Yagneswaran – 215
3. We Are Like This Wonly (Anustup, Arun, Thejaswi, Ochintya) – 175
4. Nexus Baggage (Ajay, Navin, Vinod, Venkatesh) – 165
5. Siddarth, Vinay, Vinay, Harish – 120
6. Dhammo & team – 110
7. Bangkoks – 70
8. Abhishek, Aditi & team – 50

II. The Metaquizziks Unseeded Open

QMs: Team Metaquizziks

Detailed results not available

Quizzes on Saturday 11 May 2013

There are four quizzes scheduled for this Saturday (11 May 2013) at the Institute of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road, Bangalore.

The schedule:

1000 hrs – 1330 hrs
Open Lone Wolf for solo entrants by Alagarsami A.P.
Entry Fee: Rs. 50/-

1415 hrs – 1530 hrs
Sense of Femur–written Humour quiz by Santosh Swaminathan
For teams of two members
Entry Fee: Rs. 100/-

1530 hrs – 1615 hrs
History of Ideas written quiz by Arul Mani
For teams of two members
Entry Fee: Rs. 100/-

1630 hrs
The AJM Open House Quiz
Entry Fee: Rs. 50/- per head.
High Tea will be served after the quiz

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