Battle of the Brains — 23rd January 2020 in Kalaburgi

The Karnataka Quiz Association, in association with Kalaburagi Next, an initiative by Sravasti Foundation, is pleased to announce Battle of the Brains – an inter-collegiate quiz to be conducted at 9:00 am on January 23rd (Thursday) in Kalaburagi.

Venue: HKES Auditorium, PDA College of Engineering, Kalaburagi [map]

 

The quiz will be a general quiz, covering topics such as history & geography, science, sports, entertainment, current affairs, and many, many other topics. The quiz will be bilingual – every question will be asked in both English & Kannada.

It is open to all college students, and is a team quiz for teams of up to 3 members. All team members will have to be from the same college.

The quiz will be conducted by well known & popular quiz-master Thejaswi Udupa.

 

Prior registration is required. To register, please visit www.kalaburaginext.com

Prizes:
1st place: ₹20,000
2nd place: ₹15,000
3rd place: ₹10,000

 

 

You can also get the latest updates on the KQA by following us at www.facebook.com/kqaquizzes or www.instagram.com/kqaquizzes

If you know of anyone who would like to be a part of the KQA Quiz Announcements WhatsApp group, please have them send a WhatsApp message to +91 9902444486

Pop ki Kamai on Sunday 19th January

Pop ki Kamai

The Karnataka Quiz Association will conduct Pop Ki Kamai – a Pop Culture Quiz on Sunday, January 19th at 2:45 pm.

Presenting the 10th edition of a quiz that celebrates 100s of years of movies, music, TV, web shows, books, comics, art, theatre, culture and internet memes & “culture”, from India and across the world. Basically, all the good stuff you were told not to spend time on growing up since it would distract you from your studies.

It is a quiz for teams of up to four. Open to all – there will be a prelims, but all teams will be a part of the finals.

Venue: Razorpay Office in Koramangala 6th floor, SJR Cyber, Hosur Road, (near Forum mall), Bangalore. [map]

Registration: 2:45 pm

Prelims: 3:00 pm

 

Note on parking: Parking isn’t available, nearest option is to park in Forum mall.

 

You can also get the latest updates on the KQA by following us at www.facebook.com/kqaquizzes or www.instagram.com/kqaquizzes

If you know of anyone who would like to be a part of the KQA Quiz Announcements WhatsApp group, please have them send a WhatsApp message to +91 9902444486

Quiz Night at The Courtyard – 8th January 2020

Join us for edition 13 of Quiz Night at The Courtyard on January 8th (Wednesday) at 8:00 pm.

Go from a Kannad gothilla to a Kannada Godzilla by attending The Bangalore Quiz – yes, this month’s edition is all about #NammaOoruBengaluru (yes yes, we’ll use both Bangalore and Bengaluru) – QMs Sanjay and Rahul will take you through the sights, the sounds, the smells, the history… from Kempegowda to Kryptos, or from Mallya to… uh, palya.

A quiz for teams of two. The quiz is open to all.

Venue: The Courtyard, K H Road [map]

Registration: ₹100/team. Prizes for top three finishers.

 

A prior reservation is not mandatory, but it would be helpful for the folks at the Courtyard to know that you’re coming (if you’re sure that you are coming) – reserve your table by calling them at 73386 77996 Limited parking at the venue.

Note on parking: Very limited parking available at the venue, so ideal to park either near St. Joseph’s college or at the Shantinagar Bus Stand parking lot and walk up.

Open quizzes – 5th January 2020

The Karnataka Quiz Association will be conducting two quizzes on 5th January (Sunday) at the Ujjivan head office in Koramangala. [map]

11:00 amComikazee – the comics quiz, by Siddarth and Sohan. A quiz for the brain and drawn (ha) from all things animated (sometimes even anime), cartoons, comics and all the characters in between. “Prepare to get inky” – QM’s note.

It is a written quiz for teams of up to two. Open to all.

 

2:30 pmThe KQA Music Quiz, aka Toto Recall by Berty and Juno. The boys are back in town to host one of the most popular quizzes on the calendar. A quiz on musc, enough said. Some exposure to memes may occur.

It is a prelims/finals quiz for teams of up to four. Open to all.

 

You can also get the latest updates on the KQA by following us at www.facebook.com/kqaquizzes or www.instagram.com/kqaquizzes

If you know of anyone who would like to be a part of the KQA Quiz Announcements WhatsApp group, please have them send a WhatsApp message to +91 9902444486

Change of schedule — quizzes on 21st December

For a couple of reasons (maybe even a hundred and forty two more), a change of schedule for the quizzes planned to be held at the IAT on Saturday 21st December.

10:00 am: Vidyasagar Rajan Memorial Quiz is CANCELLED. The rescheduled date will be announced in due course.

2:00 pm: Solus Rex has a change in venue. It will now be held at the Roofandfloor office on Rest House Road. just off Brigade Road [map]. Please contact Thejaswi Udupa (+91 9886725754) if you have issues on how to get there.

Medical Trivia Quiz on 21st December

The Karnataka Quiz Association will be conducting the 5th edition of the extremely popular Chandrakant Nair… uh, i mean, the extremely popular medical trivia quiz (though let’s be honest, most of you stopped reading and cleared your schedule at ‘Chandrakant Nair Quiz’).

The Medical Trivia Quiz, a quiz on what they don’t teach you in medical school, from a man who went extra with his research by going to medical school.

It is a prelims/finals quiz for teams of four or fewer. Open to all.

Starts at 10:00 AM sharp on 22nd December (Sunday), so that we can all hop over to the Landmark Quiz in the afternoon.

Venue: Ujjivan head office in Koramangala. [map]

 

You can also get the latest updates on the KQA by following us at www.facebook.com/kqaquizzes or www.instagram.com/kqaquizzes

If you know of anyone who would like to be a part of the KQA Quiz Announcements WhatsApp group, please have them send a WhatsApp message to +91 9902444486

Open Quizzes on December 15th

The KQA will be conducting two open quizzes on December 15 (Sunday) at the Ujjivan head office in Koramangala. (map)

 

11:00 am: EXXCELLENT – 30 Years of the Simpsons, a written quiz by Santosh & Siddharth that celebrates three decades of The Simpsons, the longest running primetime TV show in the United States that’s considered by the setters to be the country’s greatest achievement since faking the Moon landings.

It is a written quiz for teams of up to two. Open to all.

2:30 pm: The G.S. Hiranyappa Memorial Open Quiz by Debashree, Krittika and Thejaswi – a quiz instituted in memory of KQA stalwart G.S. Hiranyappa who passed away in 2017. It is a quiz on topics close to his heart: history, geography and other social sciences.

It is a prelims/finals quiz for teams of up to four. Open to all.

 

You can also get the latest updates on the KQA by following us at www.facebook.com/kqaquizzes or www.instagram.com/kqaquizzes

If you know of anyone who would like to be a part of the KQA Quiz Announcements WhatsApp group, please have them send a WhatsApp message to +91 9902444486

Quiz Night at The Courtyard – 11th December

Join us for edition 12 of Quiz Night at The Courtyard (in association with the KQA) on December 11 (Wednesday) at 8:00 PM.

Yes, Quiz Night is a year old! QM Venky Srinivasan will take you through questions connected not by theme but by time: we celebrate the occasion with the apt topic of 2019: the year in review, featuring questions from all walks of life but having a connection to the year 2019.

A quiz for teams of two. The quiz is open to all

Venue: The Courtyard, K H Road [map]

Registration: ₹100/team. Prizes for top three finishers.

 

A prior reservation is not mandatory, but it would be helpful for the folks at the Courtyard to know that you’re coming (if you’re sure that you are coming) – reserve your table by calling them at 7338677996.

Note: Very limited parking available at the venue, so ideal to park either near St. Joseph’s college or at the Shantinagar Bus Stand parking lot and walk up.

Asiasweep 2019 – Venues

Asiasweep

The Karnataka Quiz Association will hold the 7th edition of AsiaSweep, a quiz on all things Asian, on Sunday, 8th December 2019.

The quiz is held in memory of Arun Veembur, a Bangalore quizzer who passed on while working in Kunming, China to research a book on the Stilwell Road. It will consist of around 75 questions (to be read off a ppt) and is open to teams of a maximum of two people. Solo participants are also welcome.

Reporting time: 2:30 pm

Quiz timings: 3:00 – 5:30 pm (approximately)

 

This year Asiasweep will be conducted in 15 cities across India.

Details of venues and city co-ordinators are given below. Some venues may have strict security protocols – ensure you are carrying a valid photo ID. Please contact your city co-ordinator for more details.

 

AHMEDABAD

IIM Ahmedabad

Co-ordinator: Vyom Vyas (83201 10336)

 

BANGALORE

Institution of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road

Co-ordinator: Arul Mani (9731214519)

 

BELGAUM

Trinity BBA & B.Com College

Co-ordinator: Ketan Naik (9483484308)

 

COIMBATORE

Brookfield Banquet Room, Brookfield Mall, 67-71 Krishnaswamy Road, Coimbatore -1

Co-ordinator: Anuradha Yogesh )97914 20459)

 

GOA

The International Centre, Dona Paula, Panjim.

Co-ordinator: Nathan Moniz (7083224153)

 

GUWAHATI

To be confirmed.

Co-ordinator: To be confirmed

 

HYDERABAD

Columbus Hospital, Begumpet

Co-ordinator: Raad Shaikh (7207507266)

 

JAMSHEDPUR

XLRI, Jamshedpur

Co-ordinator: Pranav J (8310922738)

 

KOCHI

ChaiCofi Cafe, Kaloor

Co-ordinator: Aravind Anil (9447022106, 7012522296)

 

KOLKOTA

The Institute of Marine Engineers (India), Kolkata Branch

Co-ordinator: Ratul Ghosh (9051298623)

 

MUMBAI

Pinstorm, Swati Building, North Ave, near Kotak Mahindra Bank, Santacruz West, Mumbai

Co-ordinator: Suvajit Chakraborty (9930853913)

 

NEW DELHI

IIT DelhiCo-ordinator: Harshit Sachdeva (8826131030)

 

PUNE

Skovian Ventures, Suyog Building, Next to BU Bhandari Mercedes Showroom Mumbai, Pune Banglore Highway Pashan Exit, Baner, Pune

Co-ordinator: Samiran Mondal (9823594551)

 

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

Kariavattom Campus, University of Kerala

Co-ordinator: Noyel Sebastian (8606872028)

 

THRISSUR

Government Engineering College, Thrissur

Co-ordinator: Dr Vijaynath V (9447380969)

Mahaquizzer and Junior Mahaquizzer 2019 – Venues

MahaQuizzer 2019

Mahaquizzer 2019 will take place across 19 cities on Sunday, 8th December 2019. As always, the open set will consist of 150 questions to be attempted over 90 minutes, off a printed paper. The quiz will begin at 10:30am sharp at all venues;  please be at the venue by 10:00am to enable the co-ordinators to seat you.

Junior Mahaquizzer 2019 will also take place at the same time, and is being held in 11 cities across India. Junior Mahaquizzer is open to school students of up to class XII, and will require them to attempt 75 questions over 90 minutes.

If you haven’t registered yet, please do so at http://kqaquizzes.org/mahaquizzer

 

The complete list of venues hosting Mahaquizzer and Junior Mahaquizzer this year is given below. Cities marked with a * are hosting only Mahaquizzer.

Junior Mahaquizzer may not be held at the same venue as Mahaquizzer, so please check before you travel to the venue.

Some venues also have strict security protocols. Please ensure you are carrying a valid photo ID. Please contact your city co-ordinator for more details.

 

AHMEDABAD*

IIM Ahmedabad

Co-ordinator: Rishabh Barodawala (9909101262)

 

ANDUL*

Mohiary Public Library, Andul

Co-ordinator: Baneswar S (6290036256)

 

BANGALORE

Institution of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road

Co-ordinator: Nishanth Raman (9880499935)

 

BELAGAUM

Trinity BBA & B.Com College

Co-ordinator: Ketan Naik (9483484308)

 

COIMBATORE

Brookfield Banquet Room, Brookfield Mall, 67-71 Krishnaswamy Road, Coimbatore -1

Co-ordinator: Anuradha Yogesh )97914 20459)

 

CHENNAI

Chennai has two venues – PS Senior will not be hosting Junior MQ. Focus IAS Academy will host both MQ and Junior MQ. Please contact proctors regarding your attendance at the venues.

PS Senior Secondary School (only regular MQ)

Co-ordinator: Vikram Rajan (8939513211)

Focus IAS Academy No. 60, 3rd Floor – Middle Bay, TNSCB Shopping Complex Junction, Anna Nagar West

Co-ordinator: K V Raja Ravi Shankar (9791525820)

 

GOA

The International Centre, Dona Paula, Panjim.

Co-ordinator: Paul Gatward (97652 33733)

 

GUWAHATI

To be confirmed

Co-ordinator: Raktim Baishya (7002658947)

 

HYDERABAD

Columbus Hospital, Begumpet

Co-ordinator: Raad Shaikh (7207507266)

 

JAMSHEDPUR*

XLRI, Jamshedpur

Co-ordinator: Pranav J (8310922738)

 

KHARAGPUR*

IIT Kharagpur

Co-ordinator: Baibhab Pattnaik (8763489376)

 

KOCHI

ChaiCofi Cafe, Kaloor

Co-ordinator: Aravind Anil (9447022106, 7012522296)

 

KOLKATA

The Institute of Marine Engineers (India), Kolkata Branch

Co-ordinator: Ratul Ghosh (9051298623)

 

KOZHIKODE

Government Medical College

Co-ordinator: Deepak K (9746396146)

 

MUMBAI

Pinstorm, Swati Building, North Ave, near Kotak Mahindra Bank, Santacruz West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400054

Co-ordinator: Suvajit Chakraborty (9930853913)

 

NEW DELHI

IIT Delhi

Co-ordinator: Harshit Sachdeva (8826131030)

 

PUNE*

Skovian Ventures, Suyog Building, Next to BU Bhandari Mercedes Showroom Mumbai, Pune Banglore Highway Pashan Exit, Baner, Pune

Co-ordinator: Samiran Mondal (9823594551)

 

RAIGANJ*

Akashnil Bhawan College, Para Raiganj (Nemesis Quiz Club)

Co-ordinator: Pratyanik Chakraborty 9475588674

 

SILIGURI

Sanhati Nagarik Committee Building, Siliguri

Co-ordinator: Supratim Basu (9749605950)

 

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

Kariavattom Campus, University of Kerala

Co-ordinator: Noyel Sebastian (8606872028)

 

THRISSUR

Government Engineering College, Thrissur

Co-ordinator: Dr Vijaynath V (9447380969)

 

VARANASI*

G-11, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT BHU

Co-ordinator: Malayaj Mishra (8563919385, 8173942010)

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