Jointly hosted by Ideas that Matter, Shoolini Outreach team and FMSLA, over 500 schools with more than 35,000 students across the world are participating in the month-long quiz
Excitement and enthusiasm were in the air as Q?riosity 2021 went live on Wednesday. Jointly hosted by Ideas that Matter, Shoolini’s Outreach team and Faculty of Management Sciences and Liberal Arts (FMSLA), the Grand Virtual Inauguration ceremony was a roaring success.
Over 500 schools with more than 35,000 students across the world are participating in the quiz, making it the largest international quiz competition for school students.
The inaugural programme began with an address by Ms Avnee Khosla, Trustee and Vice President, Shoolini University, who welcomed all schools and students for the month-long quiz journey. This was followed by lighting of the lamp by Shoolini University Chancellor Prof Prem Kumar Khosla, Foundation of Life Sciences and Business Management (FLSBM) President Mrs Saroj Khosla and Vice-Chancellor Prof Atul Khosla.
Wishing good luck to the teams of Ideas that Matter and Faculty of Management Sciences and Liberal Arts (FMSLA), Prof PK Khosla said, ‘It is my pleasure to be with you at the 11th year of organising Q?riosity, which has a strong foundation and academic values.’
Welcoming students, parents and educators, Prof Atul Khosla said, ‘I can understand how exciting quizzing can be. It has the potential to change your life. This year, Q?riosity has an exciting technology platform and a lot of new things, in addition to the grand prizes and above all, questions that will tickle your imagination and those grey cells! I welcome each one of you to this roller coaster ride.’
Following the official inauguration, Dr Kuldeep Rojhe, Professor of Management Sciences and Liberal Arts and Head of the MBA Department at Shoolini University, spoke elaborately on the decade-long journey of the quiz, emphasising the new and technological changes made this year for adapting to the challenging pandemic times. ‘This has made the quiz accessible to every student interested in quizzing’, he added.
Presenting the vote of thanks, Ms Shikha Sood, Head of Outreach, said, ‘We have some surprise gifts at the completion of the quiz. Thank you everybody for joining us.’
- The grand finale is on November 1 and the quarter finals from October 22 . The Inter-School elimination rounds will begin on October 11.
- Join us live for the grand finale and the quarter finals at: IdeasThatMatters