Saturday, May 23, 2009


...Mahaquizzer Announcement here. No, it's not on when the game is. So you might as well put your Sunday to good use.

Mahaquizzer 2009

We will hold the fifth edition of Mahaquizzer on Sunday, 24 May 2009. The cities where centres are being offered are Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Pune, Bhubaneshwar, Guwahati, Thrissur, Mysore and Panaji. Some quizzers in Singapore will also attempt the quiz.

Mahaquizzer is the National Quizzing Championship. It is open to single entrants. There is no entry fee. Contestants are required to answer 150 questions over 90 minutes.

Mahaquizzer 2009 has been set by Arun Hiregange, Dibyendu Das, Thejaswi Udupa, Avinash Thirumalai and Ochintya Sharma.

Four prizes will be given out in each city: Best Quizzer, Best Woman Quizzer, Best College Quizzer and Best School Quizzer.

The person recording the highest score across all centres will hold the title of Mahaquizzer for 2009. She/he will also be awarded the Wing Commander G.R. Mulky Trophy for Quizzing Excellence.This trophy will be given in June 2009 during the KQA 26th Anniversary event.

You can have a look at previous editions of the quiz (2005-2008) here:

Email registrations will no longer be accepted. On-the-spot entries will be accepted only if we are able to accommodate them–this decision will be made by the city coordinator at each of the venues.

For clarifications or for more information , please call Arul Mani at 97312-14519.
All the details:

Mahaquizzer 2009
Sunday, 24 May 2009
Reporting Time: 0930hrs
Schedule: 1000hrs-1130hrs

Venues and Coordinators


New Block
Cathedral Composite Junior College and High School
Richmond Road

Coordinators: Dibyendu Das (94485-37014) & Mitesh Agarwal (98452-59423)


Classrooms 10 A, & 10 B
PS Senior Secondary School
33 Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore, Chennai 600004

Coordinator: Joshua Muyiwa (99162-64323)

For directions to the Chennai venue, please call Kiran Vijayakumar (99400-74259) or S.P. Rajen (98846-20531)


Innobox Systems Pvt Ltd.
#G19, Ground Floor,
Swarnajayanthi Complex,
SR Nagar, Hyderabad -73

Coordinator: Satyajit Chetri

For directions to the Hyderabad venue, please call Nitish Khadiya (98856-79460)


Govt. College for Women, Vazhuthacaud

Coordinator: Arul Mani (97312-14519)


Landmark Bookstore
Infiniti Mall, No.619, New Link Road
Oshiwara, Lokhandwala
Andheri West
Mumbai - 400 053

Coordinator: Arun Hiregange (98452-03004)

New Delhi:

2 LT-2, IIT-Delhi

Coordinator: Ashwan Lewis (98185-28426)


Engineering Science Building
2nd Floor, Physics Room
Gate No. 3,
Behind Central Library
Jadavpur University
SC Mullick Road
Kolkata 700032

Coordinator: Rudradeep Bhattacharjee (98363-44694)


Symbiosis Law School Auditorium,
Symbiosis Law School,
Senapati Bapat Road,
Pune - 411004

Coordinator: Vishwajeeth Narvekar

For directions in Pune, contact Ramanand (9764258560), Salil (98231 12258), Aditya (98811 01291).


KIIT Keol Campus,
Patia, Bhubaneswar

Coordinator: Abhishek Kar (91-99371-90000)


Department of Botany
(A C Dutta Bhavan),
Cotton College,

Coordinator: Ochintya Sharma (99725-92053)


Hari Sri Vidya Nidhi School
Ramakrishna Ashram Lane

Coordinator: Siby Kuriakose (99001-22880)

for directions to the Thrissur venue, contact Hrishi Varma (09995103806)


Site No. 1 Chamundi Hill Road
Siddarthanagar Post
Mysore 570 011

Coordinaor: Thejaswi Udupa (98867-25754)

for directions to SDM-IMD, contact Varun Shenoy (9611355311)


Hotel Manvin’s,
Municipal Garden,
Panaji Church Square,
Coordinator: Nithin Manayath (98860-81269)


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