About THE QUIZ


  • Premier Interschool Quiz for Hong Kong schools
  • Multiple rounds
  • Variety of prizes
  • Written preliminary round and finals
  • Teams of 3
  • Conducted in English
  • Age 14 and above
  • Fee of HKD 2000 per team

GENESIS OF THE EVENT


To promote Quizzing as an Educational Activity.

To position it as a Quiz with something for everyone.

To promote curiosity and interest in knowing the world around.

To foster passion for quizzing among school students in the spirit of exploration, discovery and learning to facilitate overall development.

"Mind Over Matter
HONG KONG INTER SCHOOL QUIZ awakens these pillars of life."


PARTICIPARTING SCHOOLS

Marymount Secondary School

SKH Tang Shiu Kin Secondary School

Diocesan Girls School

German Swiss International School

Island School

Hong Kong International School

Quality Schools International

TLC International School

South Island School

KGV

YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College

Po Leung Kuk Ngan Po Ling College

HKMA David Li Kwok Po College

Renaissance College

Brand Ambassador


    Excited to have Brian Wong, a legend in Debating circles as our Brand Ambassador for the Quiz. Brian is a veteran student debater who has represented Hong Kong at tournaments across Asia, Europe, and Oceania.

    He has coached for and adjudicated at numerous international debating and public speaking events, as well as lending his services to local schools as an English educator and advocacy trainer.

    As a firm believer in the virtue of free speech and discourse in advancing political progress in Hong Kong, Brian is driven by a passion for analysing and developing integrated politico-philosophical theories on both Hong Kong and abroad.

    He is an avid subscriber to the tenet, "Talking without speaking is the projection of a futile voice without an inner soul.

Student Involvement


About THE ORGANISERS


The Indian Chamber 60th Anniversary Education Trust was instituted to promote academic excellence among Hong Kong students, and to encourage India – Hong Kong educational tie and cooperation.

The Education Trust also distributes every year 20 scholarships known as Nehru Memorial Scholarship and Tagore Centenary Scholarship to Hong Kong Chinese students, studying in various schools, recommended by Student Financial Assistance Agency of the HKSAR Government.
TSol (Tvameva Solutions Overseas Limited) is a Capability Enhancement Company with presence in APAC and with extensive experience in conducting behavioral workshops and coaching seminars.
To find out more, go to www.tvamevasolutions.com

Recently TSol successfully conducted Hong Kong’s first-ever Corporate Quiz and it featured participation from 18 Corporates with over 90 participants.



BENEFITS


Benefits to Participating Students:

  • Sense of pride and rejuvenation to represent the School and gain recognition.
  • Creates a positive competitive environment that is familiar but in a wider public space.
  • Build relationship by meeting fellow participants.
  • Great opportunity to showcase individual and group talent.

 


Benefits to Participating School:

  • Team building/Pride in the brand (win for the school).
  • Opportunity for Reward & Recognition/Community involvement.
  • Creates opportunities for new experiences and doing things that sets one apart.

About the QUIZ MASTERS

Rajiv Rai
A banker during the week, a quizzer on the weekends. Quizzing is a life long passion, for Rajiv Rai, having quizzed for over 25 years, setting and winning quizzes at national level in India. Prominently, he is the winner of SAARC Quiz, Landmark Quiz, Tata Crucible Quiz, Brand Equity Quiz and many others.

Rajiv has conducted quizzes all over India and specialises at setting interesting, engaging and “workoutable" questions and is a specialist in history, films, and science/tech.
He has also conducted several quizzes for top schools and colleges in India including IITs, IIMs, Stella Maris, Vidya Mandir, Kendriya Vidyalayas etc.
An IIT-Madras, IIM-Ahmedabad alumni and has worked with Accenture, Citibank, Deutsche Bank and is now with HSBC in Hong Kong.
In his words, he loves quizzing "as long as the questions are intelligent and do not focus on plain memory-based recall”. He loves to travel on short vacations to Goa, Lonavla and longer ones, to exotic parts of the globe like Ladakh, New Zealand. His interests include Reading books, Watching movies, listening to music
Pushkar Sane
Born in Pune & brought up in Vadodara (also known as Baroda) Pushkar had the benefit of living in two culturally rich cities in India. He spent his childhood asking ‘why are things the way they are’ and now spending his time in answering similar questions from his 4-year-old son.

He loves travelling as it helps in understanding people, learning new things, spotting differences and celebrating similarities. Passion for traveling is evident from his extensive travel footprint covering over 50 countries.
Pushkar is passionate about sports and enjoys playing tennis, swimming, golf and chess. Quizzing has been integral part of his life and he has conducted MindMatters quiz show in Hong Kong for the Forum of Indian Professionals since 2005.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics, a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising & Communications Management from India. He also attended Executive Management Program focused on General Management & Leadership at INSEAD.
Pushkar is the Co-founder & CEO of Convergination Ventures. Before co-founding Convergination in 2011 he was the Chief Digital Officer (North & South Asia) and Global Head of Social Marketing Practice at Starcom MediaVest Group. Previously he worked with EuroRSCG Worldwide and DRAFTFCB.

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Acknowledgement

"We are indeed fortunate to have the support and encouragement of our partners through this journey – Srividya Raman and Meeta Jamkhedkar, our angels! Thank you for trusting us".
‘Mind Over Matter’ would not have been a reality if it were not for friends who had immense confidence in our ability and kept raising the bar for us from time to time. We would like to thank them for the opportunity to learn from their knowledge and experience. Their insights and patience is deeply appreciated. Special thanks to Aradhna Dayal, Chitra Sivakumar, Colin Spanos, Soma Vajpayee, Sasi, Raj Nair, Desmond Moriarty, Kavita Suresh, Maumita, Anuradha Mukunthan, Suman Vaze, Geetha Nagendra, Shobha Sankar, Chitra GKV, Suchi Kumar, Garima Rawat, Rajiv Rai, Pushkar Sane, Deepti Mehra, Merwin Stellas, the Team at SWASTIK, Azaan Maria, Arundhati Mukherjea, all the Sponsors and numerous others. Special mention and thanks to Shilpa Jagga for designing the Logo for the Quiz".