Bom•bay (bm-b) N.
City of west-central India on coastal Mumbai Island & adjacent Salsette Island. India's main port & commercial center.
Quiz (kwz) V.
1.Question closely or repeatedly.
2.Test the knowledge of by posing questions.
3.Poke fun at; mock.
Club (klb) N.
1.Stout stick, thicker at one end, for use as a weapon.
2.Black figure shaped like a trefoil on certain playing cards.
3.Group of people organized for a common purpose, especially a group that meets regularly.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Quiz Announcement: MCBC Cup 2014 - May 4th 2014
After a successful inaugural edition which saw an international field with participants from Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and Dubai, we announce the second edition of the MCBC Cup on the 4th of May 2014 at the usual BQC venue i,e. Pinstorm offices in Linking Road, Santa Cruz West at 11 AM
Shubhankar Gokhale and Anannya Deb
What it is:
For those who came in late, this is a sports quiz for individuals (solo participants). It is open to all people - age no bar, gender no bar, caste no bar, political affiliations no bar, Sachin trolls no bar.
This year, the quiz will include special dedications to four legends who have retired from the sport / suffered a tragedy / left this world recently.
- Sachin Tendulkar, Clarence Seedorf, Michael Schumacher and Eusebio
It is a long and grueling event running through 4 rounds of quizzing. There are 150 questions in total split up into four rounds
Round 1: Written Prelims (50 questions)
Round 2: Top 12 (40 questions)
Round 3: Top 8 (36 questions)
Round 4: Top 4 (24 questions)
Scores will carry forward to the next round. All questions carry 2 points. Part points will be at the discretion of the quiz master.
There are cash prizes for the top 4
Champion: Rs 750
Runner Up: Rs. 500
3rd & 4th place: Rs 250
Best Under-21 performer: Rs 250
- Subject to a minimum of 5 participants
- Age proof will be required
To register, log on to Facebook and join the event page
Next week, as we run up to the event, we shall be posting some sample questions. So do join the event guest list.
Copies of the quiz will be mailed to the BQC Paid Subscribers 1 week later. Please do not send me any requests for emailing the quiz.
Start the push ups. Quizmaster: Shubhankar Gokhale and Anannya Deb When: 11 AM, Sunday, 4th May 2014 Where: Pinstorm, Ground Floor, Swati House (Next to Kotak Bank on Linking Road), North Avenue, Santa Cruz (W).