Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Margao February Quiz

Date: Sunday, February 26th, 2017
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: Urban Health Centre, opp. Hospicio, Margao
QM: Rahul Kakodkar
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

MusiQuiz 2017

The Sunday Evening Quiz Club (SEQC) will host its annual MusiQuiz event on February 19, starting 5pm, at the International Centre Goa (ICG) in Dona Paula. The quiz will cover all aspects of music, Indian and international. The prelims are for solo participants, with the top 12 qualifiers to be sorted into six teams of 2 each on the spot.

Date: February 19, 2017
Time: 5pm
Venue: The International Centre Goa (ICG), Dona Paula
QM: Anjali and Annie Sen Gupta
Flavour: Music
Participation: Open to all, entry free

Please bring your own pen(s) and backing boards for the prelims.

QFI Invitational

The Goa edition of the QFI Invitational will be held on Sunday, February 19, starting 3pm, at the International Centre Goa (ICG) in Dona Paula. The quiz, conducted by the Chennai-based Quiz Foundation of India (QFI), will be held simultaneously in different cities of India. The top 5 city winners will be invited to participate in the QFI 30th anniversary quiz festival in Chennai in April-May. The quiz is for teams of three.

Date: February 19, 2017
Time: 3pm (please be seated by 2.45pm)
Venue: The International Centre Goa (ICG), Dona Paula
QM: QFI members, proctored locally by Kanchan Gatward
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all, entry free, in teams of 3
Registration: Pre-registration is preferred; register by sending an email with your team name and team member names to seqcgoa@gmail.com by midnight on Friday, Feb 17.

Please bring your own pen(s) and backing boards.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Announcing the QFI Invitational

Besides MusiQuiz at 5pm, this Sunday (February 19) will also feature the QFI Invitational at 3pm, to be held at the International Centre Goa (ICG) in Dona Paula. This is a quiz being conducted simultaneously across many cities in India by the Quiz Foundation of India, Chennai's quiz club. The top 5 city winners will be invited to participate in QFI's 30-year anniversary bash in Chennai in April-May.

The quiz will be for teams of three. Pre-registration is encouraged. To register, send an email with your team names and team member names to seqcgoa@gmail.com before midnight on Friday, February 17.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Announcing MusiQuiz 2017


Come February and the birds are flowering, the trees and bushes singing, and baaghon mein bahaar aaying. The question buzzes on the wind like a pesky fly, "Can MusiQuiz be far behind?" The short answer is "No". Sunday, February 19, ke paawan avsar par SEQC pesh karta hai, the ultimate test of your knowledge of music, also known as party-time (starts 5pm at ICG). Set, for the first time ever, by the quizzing dampatti of Anjali and Annie Sen Gupta. Vanakkam, one and all.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

SEQC Panjim February 2017 – content

QM: Annie Sen Gupta

Part 1


Part 2

Panjim Monthly - 5/Feb/2017 - Results

QM: Annie Sen Gupta

1st: Team 3 - Amey Karpe, Nishath Belvadi, Sanjay Parab, Vidyadhar Gadgil - 236 points

2nd: Team 2 - Harsh Bhatkuly, Saugat Dey, Shaila D'Souza, Shashwat Salgaonkar, Shwetambari Parab, Srijit Kumar - 214 points

3rd: Team 1 - Amey Parsekar, Anjali SenGupta, Kaivalya Karkare, Kanchan Gatward, Sunil Sardessai - 201 points

4th: Team 6 - Ajey Patil, Anant Prabhu, Gouthami, Paul Gatward, Soham Khandeparkar - 185 points

5th: Team 5 - Leroy Veloso, Lynn Barreto Miranda, Kuntal Saha, Madhura Chakraborty, Rahul Kakodkar - 171 points

6th: Team 4 - C.N.Prabhakar, Pallavi Dhakne, Pranab Mukhopadhyay, Rajiv D'Silva, Shubham Tiwari - 130 points

Master, Mind It! final – results and content

The Master, Mind It! competition, which began with 24 participants in October last year, concluded amidst fireworks on Sunday, February 5. After three rounds and 840 questions (!), here are the final results:

1st: Rajiv D'Silva – 22 points
2nd: Srijit Kumar – 19 (on tie-breaker level 1)
3rd: Ajey Patil – 19 (on tie-breaker level 1)
4th: Harsh Bhatkuly – 16

Quiz content



Prizes were also awarded to the other semi-finalists – Gadgil, Ameya, Sanjay, Gouthami, Delson, Viola, Sahil, and Tejan (that is, to those of this gang that were present).

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

SEQC February monthly

The SEQC February monthly will be held on Sunday, February 5, starting 4pm (note the changed timing). It will be held in two halves, one from 4pm to 5.30pm and the second from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Sandwiched in between will be the final of the Master, Mind It! competition that has been on since October last year.

Date: February 5, 2017
Time: 4pm
Venue: The International Centre Goa (ICG), Dona Paula
QM: Annie Sen Gupta
Flavour: General
Participation: Open to all, entry free

Master, Mind It! final


Originally scheduled to be held during QuizStock, the grand finale of the Master, Mind It! competition will be sandwiched in between two halves of the SEQC monthly quiz on February 5, 2017. The four finalists battling it out will be Ajey Patil, Harsh Bhatkuly, Rajiv D'Silva and Srijit Kumar. 

Margao Monthly - 29/Jan/2017 - Results

QM: Rajiv D'Silva ran the Magister Open Quiz.

1st: Team 2 - Annie Sen Gupta, Ira Almeida, Ishan Kakodkar, Nathan Moniz - 495 points

2nd: Team 1 - Aproop Prabhu Desai, Lynn Barretto Miranda, Rahul Kakodkar, Sanjay Parab - 355 points

3rd: Team 3 - Sahil Ramchandani, Srijit Kumar, Viola Rodrigues - 270 points

4th: Team 4 - Ameya Mardolkar, Gouthami, Harsh Hegde, Pashmita Keni - 225 points

Ameya announced that he is going to open the Melbourne edition of SEQC soon. We all wished him well and promised to visit as soon as he sent us the tickets.