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Quiz Night at The Courtyard on Wednesday, October 9

Join us for edition 10 of Quiz Night at The Courtyard (in association with the KQA) on October 9 (Wednesday) at 8 PM.

Set and conducted by Sai, the theme this month is the 90s – whether you liked Alisha or Aaliyah, Mysterious Girl or the Spice Girls, Yelstin or Clinton or just the Undertaker or Tendulkar, this quiz is for you!

Turn up for this trip down memory lane, where all the questions will be on the politics, sports, science & technology, pop culture, and so on of the 90s!

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

Venue: The Courtyard in Shantinagar.

Registration: ₹100/team.

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.

Wing Commander Mulky Memorial Quiz on Sunday, June 16

The KQA will be hosting the 14th edition of the Mulky Memorial Quiz on 16th June (Sunday) at the Canara Union in Malleshwaram.

Google Maps pin to the venue: https://goo.gl/maps/Y1aM4XiB4tD2

The Mulky Memorial Quiz is organised in fond memory of Wing Commander GR Mulky (or WingCo, as he was affectionately known), who founded the Karnataka Quiz Association in 1983 and single-handedly set up the school, college and open circuits associated with the city.

It is an open general quiz that will be conducted by Sujata Sharma and Urmila Lakshmanan for their 6th consecutive edition.

It is a prelims/finals quiz for teams of up to 4. Open to all.

The prelims will begin at 10 AM – and it will start at 10 AM, so please wind up your CTR/Veena Stores activities by then.

This event is organised in partnership with Canara Union, Malleswaram.

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

Results of open quizzes held on June 2

History of Ideas, by Navin Rajaram and Hrishikesh Varma

I – Jayakanthan R, Ravi Mundoli – 53 points
II – Anustup Datta, Thejaswi Udupa – 51 points
III – Venkatesh S, Arul Mani – 47 points

The June Open Quiz, by Jayakanthan R and Priyambad Pattnaik

I – Ravi Mundoli, Arun Hiregange, Anustup Datta, Thejaswi Udupa – 328.5 points
II – Bhargava EM, Santosh Swaminathan, Mitesh Agarwal, Venkatesh S – 290 points
III – Keshav Atreya, Ajay Parasuraman, Praveen VR, Nishanth Raman – 260 points

Quiz Night at The Courtyard on Wednesday, June 12

Join us for edition 6 of Quiz Night at The Courtyard (in association with the KQA) on June 12 (Wednesday) at 8 PM.

The theme this month is World Cup Cricket. Women started the Cricket World Cup in 1973, and it took men a couple of years to realise its importance. Now a big deal for all concerned, here is a quiz to celebrate this most special of sports tournaments. Set and conducted by Manish and Sohan.

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

Venue: The Courtyard in Shantinagar.

Registration: ₹100/team.

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.

Open Quizzes on Sunday, June 2

the end is nigh! The last Ujjivan quizzes* of the regular season: we’ll be conducting two open quizzes on June 2 (Sunday) at the Ujjivan head office in Koramangala. (Grape Garden address on Google maps)

 The rescheduled date for the Mulky Memorial Quiz – to be conducted at the Canara Union in Malleshwaram – will be announced shortly.

11AM: The History of Ideas Quiz, by Hrishi and Navin.

From the QMs: ‘Everything is either history or an idea’ – this is the excuse for setting a gen quiz when the QMs are bereft of ideas. Come by for an enjoyable spread that covers everything from the Hussars to Modi Sarkaar, Huegenots to Kedarnath, Hasidic to Vedic… you get the point.

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

3PM: The June Open Quiz by JK and Priyambad

The last monthly open general will be conducted by two of the best non-Bangalore quizzers in the country: JK from Chennai and Priyambad from Electronic City. Don’t let Priyambad’s commute be in vain – attend in large numbers for what is sure to be an excellent quiz!

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

But wait, one last hurrah (an Endgame, if you will) to see us out into the good night: Askqance 2019, the annual quiz fest of the KQA will be held from June 28-30. 3 days, 8 quizzes (6 of them open). Assemble! All details at www.facebook.com/events/421983465210687

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

Results of quizzes held on May 13

From the Horse’s Mouth, by Debashree Mitra and Navin Rajaram

I – Santosh Swaminathan, Anustup Datta, Mitesh Agarwal, Thejaswi Udupa – 405 points
II – Arul Mani, Nagaratna Patil, Prithwiraj Mukherjee – 330 points
III – Siddharth Pai, Debanjan Bose, Roshan Kate, Rohit Rao – 239 points

The Unseeded Open

I – Venkataraman Ravindra, Rijul Ballal, Gaurav Radha Krishna, Bhargav BS – 235 points
II (Tie) – Yogesh Pai, Aditi Pai, Sumeer Kumar, Ranvijay Sharma – 215 points
II (Tie) – Girish, Pranshuman, Siddharth, Utkarsh – 215 points

ASKQANCE 2019 – THE SCHEDULE

Once more ’round the sun – AsKQAnce 2019 continues to put the ‘annual’ in ‘KQA’s annual quiz fest’ by returning for another go – and has gone above and beyond the call of duty by continuing to be a quiz fest!

Here’s the schedule:

Friday, June 28th

10 AM: MahaMahaquizzer – a showdown between the top 16 quizzers in India, as determined by Mahaquizzer 2018.

230 PM: MegaWhats – a showndown between the top 16 quizzers quiz teams in India, as determined by MegaWhats 2019.

Audience is always welcome for MahaMahaquizzer and MegaWhats.

9 PM: The Sai-Tanic Verses (Quiz Night at the Courtyard)

Yes, AsKQAnce now has a nightlife! Come to the Courtyard in Shantinagar for a fun quiz at a great venue to wine and dine – it’s like dinner theatre, only a quiz. (https://goo.gl/maps/yAa52nLVm6oigQcx8)

An open quiz for teams of up to 4.

Saturday, June 29th

10 AM: Persiflage – the books quiz

High brow, low brow, middle brow… books and the people behind them. A few alternative titles: Rifle Pages, Book Lagi Hai, Tome Deaf, Readheads, Sheet Happens, Shelf Aware… sigh, #LitAF (millennials, please attend). Rest assured, the QMs are hard at work with the questions rather than the title.

An open quiz for teams of up to 4.

330 PM: Son of Lumiere – the movies quiz

The 11th edition of a movie quiz that just keeps getting better, like your favourite Indiana Jones Carry On the 11th movie in the MCU the reputation of Harvey We… FINE WINE. It keeps getting better like fine wine. The biggest and best movie quiz in the biz. Ask anyone.

An open quiz for teams of up to 4.

Sunday, June 30th

10AM: By Hooke or by Crookes – the Sci/Tech quiz

Science, as in the science of everyday things. Technology, as in how the USB is inserted the wrong way up. Anti-vaxxers, climate change deniers, anti-evolution crusaders and makers of mythological nukes are all welcome. No PhD required.

An open quiz for teams of up to 4.

230 PM: Gridlock – the Crossword Quiz

A take-to-lunch quiz that requires solving a printed grid containing approximately 30 clues. Most clues will have a predominant quizzing component and/or a cryptic clue. Winners determined on the number of correct answers. Ties, if any, will be broken by time taken.

An open quiz for teams of 2… well, the prizes are for two people, at any rate.

330PM: Sesame – the General Quiz

A general quiz. The general quiz of the calendar, even. After all, specialisation is for insects.

An open quiz for teams of 4.

Follow along for the latest updates at www.instagram.com/kqaquizzes or the AsKQAnce 2019 Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/421983465210687

Venue and other details to follow soon, but mark your calendars and make your plans – Bangalore, June 28-30th. Don’t miss it!

MINDSWEEP AND MEGAWHATS – VENUES

These are the venue and proctor details for MegaWhats and MindSweep in India. In addition, MegaWhats will be also be attempted by quizzers in Dubai. MindSweep has international centres in Australia, England, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the USA.

Bangalore venue is IAT on Queen’s Road (https://goo.gl/maps/Z9BuT4GLeWKckJmLA) and NOT UJJIVAN IN KORAMANGALA.

The KQA does not charge a fee for either quiz, but some venues may charge takers to cover local costs of venue and printing.

HYDERABAD VENUE: Due to the venue restrictions at Hyderabad, ALL participants will need to pre-register here https://bit.ly/2VubLU9

UPDATE: AHMEDABAD is hosting only MegaWhats. Details below.

CITYVENUEMINDSWEEP PROCTORMEGAWHATS PROCTOR
AhmedabadDAIICT-99795 83113
BengaluruInstitution of Agricultural Technologists, Queen's Road97312145197259708234
ChennaiKarya Space, 78, 132, Dr Radha Krishnan Salai, CIT Colony, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 60000498800 6130998800 61309
CoimbatorePSG Institute of Management99431557779943155777
DelhiStudent Activity Centre, IIT Delhi99903320529990332052
GoaInternational Centre Goa, Dona Paula98221784479970317245
GuwahatiGuwahati Medical college, Bhangagarh, PO Indrapur 781032, Guwahati81339371328638028802
HyderabadConcept Hall, B12, Infosys Gachibowli, Opp. ISB.99486610339948661033
KolkataThe Institute of Marine Engineers (India) Kolkata Branch,
Flat A-1/2, 1st Floor, Siddhartha Apartments,
31/3 Sahapur Colony,
Block J,
New Alipore,
Kolkata 700 053
84207831059830190982
MohaliIISER Mohali87623158508762315850
MumbaiPinstorm, Swati Bldg, North Avenue, Santa Cruz (W) Mumbai 400 054 99308539139930853913
SiliguriSiliguri Girls' High School, Ashutosh Mukherjee Road, Siliguri, West Bengal - 73400189181681868918168186
TezpurLecture Hall 1,Dean's Building,School of Engineering,Tezpur University99543 545649706071102/
6901079326
ThiruvananthapuramFortune IAS Academy 94952 58436 94952 58436
ThrissurGovt. Engineering College94473809699447380969

Open Quizzes on Sunday, May 12

The KQA will be conducting two open quizzes on May 12 (Sunday) at the Ujjivan head office in Koramangala. (Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/KuhSpXYbGAo)

11AM: From The Horse’s Mouth, by Debashree and Navin.

In the words of one of the QMs (with due apologies to BoJack Horseman): “A General Quiz leaning towards Etymology, Words & Languages. Forgot the Oxford comma after Words, so add that as well.”

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

330PM: The Unseeded Open by Rajagopal & Co. 

A general quiz open to all… except those serious-minded quizzers who mug every day and have finished in the top 3 of any of the monthly opens held over this KQA cycle (excluding ruckus opens).

It is a prelims/finals quiz for teams of up to four. Open to (almost) 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 on Wednesday, May 8

Join us for edition 5 of Quiz Night at The Courtyard (in association with the KQA) on May 8 (Wednesday) at 8 PM.

The theme this month is elections. Set and conducted by a coalition of political symbols that was the quiz team formerly known as Peter Panchali, the quiz – dubbed ‘Polliogare’ – will be a general-tinged quiz that covers a fare of elections, polls, surveys, choices and the like on all things political and non-political. Don’t worry, you don’t need to know who stood for what municipal bypoll in the year 1949.5.

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

Venue: The Courtyard in Shantinagar.

Registration: ₹100/team.

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.

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