Monday, March 10, 2014

Announcement: BCQC March Open Quizzes 2014

First, it was just one quiz. Then it became two. Now it's three! (we decided to get this announcement out before it became a pile-up on the quizzing highway).


Date 16 Mar, 2014 (Sunday)
Venue Room 101, Academic Complex, COEP (this is next to the Boat Club) (see on Google Map)
Eligibility Open to all, no registration fees
Prizes sponsored by Landmark, Pune
Contact Avaneendra (90110 40388); Ramanand (9764258560)

The Quizzes

1: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm - "100 years, 100 questions" - Vikram Joshi - written, solo
2: 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm - "TCQ" - Kunal Sawardekar - written, teams of 2
3: 3:15 pm to 6:30 pm - "Questionable Intelligence" - J. Ramanand - written prelims+8 team finals, teams of 2

(we will make every attempt to stick to the timings)

100 questions on the 100 years since World War I

Set by Vikram Joshi, Proctored by Aditya Gadre.
Format: 1 hour written quiz; solo quiz
Flavour: General
Registration: required (fill this form)
Timings: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

TCQ Written

A written quiz on really current current events and an homage to the very recently departed, decommissioned and discontinued.
Set and Conducted by Kunal Sawardekar
Format: written quiz; teams of two
Flavour: Questions on entities in the recent news
Registration: on the spot
Timings: 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Prizes: top two teams

Questionable Intelligence

Set and Conducted by J. Ramanand
Format: written prelims for teams of two; stage finals for 8 teams (of which 2 will be college teams; a third college team will be 'drafted' in); trivia crossword for the audience during the finals
Flavour: General
Registration: prior registration encouraged (fill this form); 26 teams have registered so far
Timings: 3:15 pm to 6:30
Prizes: all 8 finalists

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