KQA Sports Quiz Day – 2nd February 2020

Come to the Institute of Agricultural Technologists Sunday, 2nd February 2020 for a day of sports quizzing on shores made of jerseys, where you’re allowed concussion substitutes, the quizzers say it’s team of up to Fore! and the furniture is made of cardboard.

 

10:00 am: Well Of Course, the 10th edition of KQA’s cricket quiz, conducted by Manish, Sohan and Wisden Sreeram. It’s the end of an era, Manish is retiring! Boys played well, so let’s give him a rousing farewell… till he Afridis his decision.

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

 

2:00 pm: Aiyyo, See – The Olympics Quiz by Rohit Suresh and Ramesh Natarajan. Toh Kyo…n serious?

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

 

4:00 pm: Sport to Tarboard – The KQA Sports Quiz by Anuradha and Titash. Will contain sports. May contain cricket or Olympics. May even contain WWE.

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

 

Venue: Institute of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road [map]

 

KQA yearbooks will be available at the venue.

 

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

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

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

Indian Constitution & Politics Quiz

Constituion@70

 

The Karnataka Quiz Association and DAKSH proudly invite you to the inaugural edition of the Indian Constitution & Politics Quiz. The quiz is part of DAKSH’s Republic@70 campaign, which is celebrating 70 years of the Indian Constitution.

DAKSH is a civil society organization that undertakes research and activities to promote accountability and better governance in India. It was founded in 2008 by people from diverse backgrounds, including academicians, entrepreneurs, lawyers, teachers, social & political activists, and ordinary citizens. Over the last eleven years, DAKSH has been working to create inclusive, transparent, self-correcting mechanisms that encourage accountability in all branches of the government.

The quiz is for teams of 2 and is open to everyone, and not just to constitution geeks & die-hard quizzers. The quiz will have a short written prelims of ~25 questions, with the top 8 teams facing off in the finals. The finals will feature a mix of oral and written rounds. Finalists and winners stand to win exciting cash prizes!

 

Where: Institution of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road, Bengaluru. [map]

When: 3:00 pm, 7th December 2019

QMs: Avinash TN and Gautham Shenoy

 

For more details, please email communications@dakshindia.org

Open Quizzes – November 24, 2019

The Karnataka Quiz Association will be conducting two open quizzes on Sunday, 24th November at the Ujjivan head office in Koramangala. [map]

11:00 am – Catcher in the Eye – The Photography Quiz

Set by Tanmay Prusty, a written quiz on iconic (and not so iconic) candid moments, people, events and sundry from the world of photography. It is a written quiz for teams of up to two. Open to all.

 

2:30 pm – The November Open Quiz

The third monthly open general quiz of the season, this quiz will be helmed by Lokesh and Sreshth. It is a prelims/finals quiz for teams of up to four. Open to all.

 

You can get the latest updates by following the KQA on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram. 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 – November 13th (Wednesday)

TV Quiz

Quiz Night at The Courtyard

Join us for edition 11 of Quiz Night at The Courtyard on November 13 (Wednesday) at 8:00 PM.

Manish, Rajat and Santosh return to conduct another season of the TV quiz – be content with Content with a quiz on all things television (note: no essay type questions on soldering capacitors to circuit boards or anything), whether Peak TV or pique TV. Come for the questions, stay for the recommendations.

A quiz for teams of two. The quiz is open to all. Prizes for top three finishers.

Venue: The Courtyard in Shantinagar [map]

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.

ASKQANCE 2019 – QMs, SCHEDULES, PRIZES

Askqance, the KQA’s annual quiz fest, is just a week away! Three days of quizzing goodness – here are all the details.

The venue for all quizzes (except Sai-tanic verses) is the Institution of Agricultural Technologists, Queen’s Road. (Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/pLoJ3Eo4k6weBoZLA)

Friday, June 28th

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

QMs: Movin Miranda, Nagaratna Patil, Navin Rajaram and Praveen VR.

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

QMs: Preetham Upadhya, Prithwiraj Mukherjee, Rajagopal PS and Vivek Karthikeyan.

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.

An open quiz for teams of up to 4.

Venue: The Courtyard in Shantinagar. (Maps:  https://goo.gl/maps/XQ7eanLRTMLkyWu6A )

QM: Sai Ganesh + team.

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.

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.

QMs: Ashwin Kumar, Krittika Adhikary, Thejaswi Udupa.

Prizes: 6K, 4K, 3K + coupons for all finalists.

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.

QMs: Anustup Datta, Sujata Sharma, Varun Rajiv.

Prizes: 6K, 4K, 3K + coupons for all finalists.

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.

QMs: CIDs from Kerala.

Prizes: 6K, 4K, 3K + coupons for all finalists.

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.

QMs: Venkatesh S,  Venkataraman R

Prizes: 2K, 1.5K, 1K

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.

QMs: Arul Mani, Mollika, Santosh Swaminathan.

Prizes: 8K, 6K, 4K + coupons for all finalists.

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

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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