1. Written Round- 8 Questions
2. Who m I?- 10 Questions, 2 per team (Clockwise)
3. When?- 5 Questions, 1 per team (Anti-Clockwise)
4. Explain- 4 Questions, Buzzer
5. Connect- 4 Questions, Buzzer
6. Double Trouble- 3 Questions, one team excluded
7. Question the Quiz Master- 4 Questions, Buzzer
8. Mixed Bag- 4 Questions, Buzzer, Direct
9. Rapid Fire- 10 Questions per team (15 questions to team excluded in double trouble)
10. Drama- 2 Questions, Buzzer, Infinite Bounce
• This is a written round. Write down the answers neatly in the sheet given to you in
• All capitals is preferred.
• +10 for a correct answer, no marks for blank answer and -5 for a wrong answer.
• A bonus of 50 points will be awarded if you answer all of the 7 questions correctly,
including individual points.
• Highest marks- 120
17. SANGOLLI RAYANNA, NADAPRABHU
ALL HAVE METRO STATIONS NAMED
AFTER THEM IN BANGALORE
Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station, Nadaprabhu Kempegowda
Metro Station (Majestic), Rajajinagar
• This is oral round. No buzzers required
• Two questions will be asked for each team, based on the topic, Who M I?
• +10 for the right answer, -5 for the wrong answer.
• You can pass to the next team if you do not know the answer and want to save
yourselves from losing points.
• Passed questions have same diameters, but instead it becomes +8, -5, +6, -5 and so
30. QUESTION 1
I was the first cricketer to score a double
century in ODI format of the sport. My
record was later beaten by the current
Indian National Men’s Cricket Team’s
captain by his 264. Who am I?
34. QUESTION 3
I am a part of the TATA lineage. Indian
Olympic Association was formed in 1927 and
was officially recognised by the International
Olympic Committee as India's National
Olympic organisation. I was the first
president. Who am I?
36. QUESTION 4
I am the current CEO of the extremely
successful international Airline brand
Emirates. I share my first name with the CEO
of Apple. I was also the Managing Director of
SriLankan Airlines until 2008. Who am I?
38. QUESTION 5
I am an Indian professional cricketer and
commentator who nationally plays for the Indian
Cricket Team and currently in Indian Premier
League playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore. I
am also the current captain of the Tamil Nadu
cricket team in domestic cricket. Who am I?
40. QUESTION 6
I am the creator and singer of a particular 6
Billion viewed song. Born in Halifax, West
Yorkshire, and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk, I
began writing songs around the age of eleven. In
early 2011, I independently released the extended
play No. 5 Collaborations Project. Who am I?
42. QUESTION 7
I am an Indian filmmaker and television
personality, primarily working in Hindi cinema.
I have launched the careers of several
successful actors under my own Dharma
Productions. Who am I?
46. QUESTION 8
I am the horse ridden by Maharana Pratap at
the Battle of Haldighati, fought on 18 June
1576 at Haldighati, in the Aravalli Mountains
of Rajasthan, in western India. My fame went
beyond Rajasthan and finally there was even a
scooter named post me. Who am I?
50. QUESTION 10
I was an English chemist, physicist and meteorologist.
I am best known for introducing the atomic theory into
chemistry, and for his research into colour blindness,
which he had. Colour blindness is known as _________
in several languages, being named after me. Identify
(bonus points if you identify the blank (+5))
• This is oral round. No buzzers required
• One questions per team is asked based on the topic- When?
• +10 for each correct answer, -5 for each wrong answer
• You can pass on the question to the next team if you want to save yourselves from
• Passed questions won’t carry negative marks, instead have +8,+6,+4,+2.
54. QUESTION 1
This is the only and exact date when a current
prime minister, a famous Indian cricketer and
a superb artist were born. All Indians. Give
me the date. When?
(bonus +5 points to identify each one of them)
58. QUESTION 3
The first nuclear plant of the Soviet Union, the
Obinsk opened today. Moreover, today was the day
in 1954 when the Battle of Berne in the FIFA
World Cup takes place between 2 teams. This is
known worldwide. When?
(bonus +5 for identifying teams in Battle of Berne)
60. QUESTION 4
Today is the day of the 2nd largest bank failure
in the US, of the Silicon Valley bank. This day
is widely mourned amongst investors. This is
also the birth date of footballer Rakitic, Bad
Bunny and the infamous Osama bin Laden.
• Oral round. Buzzers required
• Check your buzzers before the round starts if it is working or not
• +30 for a right explanation, -10 for a wrong explanation.
• The team which is on the buzzer first gets the chance to answer
• No passing
• No slamming the buzzer, just a touch on the sensor will activate the buzzer
• If you press the buzzer and do not answer, the question is passed on to the adjacent
team (4-5, 5-1, 1-2, 2-3, 3-4) and you lose 10 points
66. QUESTION 1
The symbols on the Nepali flag are
completely contradictory. Two
symbols mean the opposite. Explain
70. QUESTION 3
“Time… I am the destroyer of all of
the three worlds” was said by
Oppenheimer in what context?
Explaining to Arjun the impermanence of every
being, Krishna says that he, the supreme lord will
claim all and end of all is written. Oppenheimer, on
seeing the destruction caused by Atom Bomb,
famously quoted this verse of Shree Krishna in the
following manner: “Time… I am the destroyer of all
72. QUESTION 4
Why did Harry Potter have to die to kill
Voldemort? Why did Snape say to
Dumbledore “you’ve raised him like a pig
Harry, as dumbledore later explains, was
an unintentional horcrux created by
Voldemort. Therefore to make the latter
perish, Harry must have perished himself.
• You have 20 seconds after pressing the buzzer to connect the following pictures and
arrive at an answer
• +20 for a right connection, -20 for a wrong one
• +5 points for correct identification
• Once pressed buzzer, an attempt must be given, else disqualified
• After the scores of this round, the team with the least points gets eliminated and has to
return to the audience
• 4 Questions to be asked
• If the picture is not clear, you can request for another picture of the same in your time
Michael Jackson and Neil Armstrong
Michael Jackson’s biography that was secretly being printed had to have a secret
name, therefore they kept it Armstrong as it was being printed in 1970, when the most
grossing items were Jackson’s moonwalk and Armstrong’s actual moonwalk. Both
Rahul Dravid, The Rahul Dravid Wall and the Chinnaswamy Stadium
The Rahul Dravid Wall, built outside the Chinnaswamy Stadium is an honour to the 3
aspects of Rahul Dravid. It is a tribute to him. It is a wall also because Dravid was
fondly known as “Wall” due to his unbreakable defence in cricket.
• You can either choose to double your points or to stay safe
• This is a round where 1 team is excluded (randomly) and instead gets 15 questions
in the Rapid Fire
• If a team is on x, and they choose to double, if the answer is correct, it becomes 2x.
But if it is wrong, it becomes 0.
• If a team is on y, and they choose not to double, if the answer is correct, it becomes
y+50. If it is wrong, y-20.
• Anti-Clockwise for 3 teams (1 team eliminated, 1 team excluded)
86. QUESTION 1
Which was the birthplace of Mahatma
• You have to form questions based on the answer that is displayed on the screen
• Buzzer round
• +30 for the right question, 25 points for syntax error but right question and -10 for
• Questions can’t be passed on
• Questions have to be sensible and related to the topic
• The rules of this are tricky. Please read & listen carefully
• 4 questions direct to each team will be asked. But before that, a team has to click
the buzzer and write down the answer on the sheet. After that the team whose
direct question it is will answer it out loud. If both are correct, both teams get +50.
But if both are wrong, both get -50. Either one is correct will earn +30 or it’s additive
• The team whose direct question it is cannot press the buzzer
104. QUESTION 1
It is the smallest country in Africa by area and
population. Their crest shows a long lived species
variant found in one of their territories. Identify the
country. (bonus points for species)
107. QUESTION 2
Its title is explained in a 1316 letter to Cangrande
della Scala with respect to content and style. The
name was chosen since the poem develops from
harshness to peacefulness. Name the poem. Who
wrote the letter? (for bonus +5)
109. QUESTION 3
Variants of this contraption have been used for
centuries. One version, built in 1818 by William
Cubitt, was used in prisons to crush grains. This form
of hard labour was discontinued, but the name
survived thanks to a health fad in the 1960s. What 9-
letter term is this?
• By far the best round of the quiz in it’s 29 years of rich history
• A question will be displayed on the screen. The first team to press the buzzer gets
the chance to answer the question
• +300, -200 for the team that presses the buzzer
• If answered wrong, then the team earns (-200) and the question is passed onto the
next team (1-2,2-3,3-4,4-1) but with double the parameters (+600,-400)
• The parameters keep doubling until the end
• If any team in between gets the right answer, infinite bounce comes into play. If the
team that pressed the buzzer gets it, then normal rules apply.
115. QUESTION 1
These radio-controlled, electric mini-Mini Coopers were used at 2012
London Olympics to save valuable time during the competition. Roughly
a quarter scale of the full sized car with sunroof, these battery powered
cars can carry up to 18 pounds each. They were used as replacements
for what task done by humans earlier in track & field events?
118. QUESTION 2
According to legend, this phrase stems from a meeting in 1680 between
the powerful French finance minister Jean-Baptiste Colbert and a
group of businessmen led by M. Le Gendre. When the eager
mercantilist minister asked how the state could be of service to the
merchants and help promote their commerce, Le Gendre replied simply
to the effect of “Let us be”. The incident was related in a 1751 article in
Journal Oeconomique by the French minister and champion of free
trade, Marc Antoine René de Voyer, Marquis d’Argenson- which
happens to be the phrase’s first known identity in print. Identify.