IMT Ghaziabad, Symbiosis win Tata Crucible Quiz
Leo Thomas and Kaustuba KV from IMT Ghaziabad took home the coveted Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2013 trophy along with a grand prize of Rs 5,00,000...
Leo Thomas and Kaustuba KV from IMT Ghaziabad took home the coveted Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2013 trophy along with a grand prize of Rs 5,00,000 and qualified for the International Championship of the Tata Crucible Campus. Sachin Ravi and Nikhil Joy from Symbiosis Law School (Pune) were the second team to qualify for the International Championship of the quiz which took place in Mumbai on Saturday. The national winners of the Indian edition joined the top two teams from the UK and Singapore editions in the International Finals of the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2013. Participating teams from the UK and Singapore included University of Strathclyde and University of Manchester (United Kingdom) and Singapore Management University and National University of Singapore (Singapore). At the end of a nail biting challenge, Sachin Ravi and Nikhil Joy from Symbiosis Law School (Pune) triumphed over their competitors winning the Tata Crucible trophy, laptops and an international holiday package each. Chief Guest Padma Shri R K Krishna Kumar, Director - Tata Sons felicitated the winners and said, "As all of you move into the world, along with your intellectual brilliance and hard work that you display in your universities, B- Schools and elsewhere you must also absorb great values. The value system must be strongly established in your mind and that could be the transformation point for India". International Winners for 2013 and two time National Finalists at the Tata Crucible Campus Quiz, Symbiosis Law School enthused, "We are thrilled about this victory." "It is a great feeling to finish my five year course with a win like this. I have full faith in Nikhil to continue this winning streak in forthcoming Crucible seasons", added Sachin. Leo Thomas and Kaustuba KV expressed, "We feelA surreal. As first timers from a city that debuted at Tata Crucible Campus Quiz 2013, we are very happy to have won this title, especially for our college. IMT Ghaziabad won the quiz in 2010 andA we feel proud to repeat history." Some interesting questions that quizmaster and show host Giri Balasubramaniam a.k.a Pickbrain hurled at the participants are Who started the 'Passive Resistance Soccer Club' (a visual)? Mahatma Gandhi Henry Meyer of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA was the first in 1903 to buy this? Harley Davidson Manganese Bronze is famously known to make? London Black Cabs Soon after his wife died, he had to raise his 4 sons, during which he was inspired to construct a small wooden duck toy for his children. What did this lead to? The creation of LEGO