About THE QUIZ
Premier Interschool Quiz for all China, Hong Kong and Macau Schools.
Quiz Masters with over 10 years of experience.
Multiple Rounds - Sports, Comics, Cartoon & Computer Games, Literature & Music, Geography & Astronomy, Science & Technology, History & Ancient Civilisations, Hong Kong, Current Affairs etc
Variety of Prizes.
Written Preliminary round and Finals - both on 24th September 2016.
Team size of 3.
Quiz will be conducted in English.
Secondary schools students: Age 14 as on 1st January, 2016.
Early Bird Fee of HKD 1500 per team.
Registration after May end at HKD 1800 per team.
About the QUIZ MASTERS
Rajiv RaiA 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 was one of the Quizmasters of the First Edition of Mind Over Matter, Hong Kong Inter School Quiz, 2015.
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, HSBC Hong Kong and is now with Edelweiss in Mumbai.
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.
Ayeesha ShahaniA cosmopolitan, third-culture, Hong Kong kid, Ayeesha was educated through the ESF before receiving a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Social Anthropology in the UK. After returning to HK and completing her Post Graduate Certificate of Education, she began a career working in international schools.
Ayeesha is a passionate learner and educator who conducts quiz nights all over HK. A teacher by day with a thirst for trivia, she enjoys writing interesting questions with wordplay and detail that allows participants to intelligently guess answers if they don't already know them. According to her, a good quiz should be inclusive and allow people to demonstrate their knowledge without alienating anyone. As she always says "If you don't know the answer, you should want to know the answer!" because quizzes seek to celebrate a love of learning.
Ayeesha also runs an events company and works with several high profile charity events throughout the year, raising money for the local community. She conducts corporate quizzes, charity quizzes, school quizzes and pub quizzes and is looking forward to her first year co-hosting Mind Over Matter.
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.comTSol successfully conducted the first edition of Hong Kong Inter School Quiz in 2015 and it featured participation from 26 teams with 78 students.