Thirty eight teams from 14 different schools across the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar took part in ‘Quest’, an inter school quiz competition hosted at SAI International School on Saturday, August 5, 2017. Students from schools like BJEM, DAV, Sainik School, DM School, Mothers Public School, DPS Kalinga, Prabhujee English Medium School and St. Xaviers, Kedar Gouri participated in the event.
Six different rounds on multiple topics were held like Seedhi Baat, which was the preliminary round to shortlist the top six groups. It was followed by the Alti Palti, which was a direct round, Pandora Box, where the participants have to choose their topic and questioned accordingly, 1, 2 ka 4, the round to connect four visual clues, TKO (the total knock out round), for participants to eliminate the wrong items and Hashtag, the final buzzer round. The team comprising of Pranav Manie and Akarsh Kumar Das from SAI International School were the winners followed by the team of Aman Samal and Kalhar Das from DAV Kalinga Nagar who came second and the team of Abhishek Rath and Krishna Aditya Mohanty of DAV, CDA who came third.
Quest, the quizzing extravaganza is the creation of four dynamic Alumni of SAI International School, Akshat Praneet, Chinmay Mohanty, Suswet Sukumar Patra and Amlan Mishra, who apart from pursuing their higher studies are in a mission to spread the love for quizzing among the youngsters. The four brilliant ex-students of SAI International School have won many awards in various regional and national level quiz competitions.