Quizzing in India

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Quizzing in India is different from American and British quizzing in that it is diverse, with different genres catering to different geographical regions, age groups, and interests.wikipedia
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Quizzing in India is different from American and British quizzing in that it is diverse, with different genres catering to different geographical regions, age groups, and interests.
see Quizzing in India, for a discussion on the specific evolution of the quizzing culture in India

Kolkata

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Neil O'Brien conducted the first documented, formal quiz in 1967 at Christ the King Church Parish Hall in Calcutta (now Kolkata).

Pub quiz

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O'Brien, who had recently returned from England and had been exposed to the pub quiz culture there, brought quizzing first to the Anglo-Indian community before it became popular among a wider audience.

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O'Brien, who had recently returned from England and had been exposed to the pub quiz culture there, brought quizzing first to the Anglo-Indian community before it became popular among a wider audience.

Bournvita Quiz Contest

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On 12 April 1972, Bournvita Quiz Contest, for high school students, become the first quiz show to be broadcast on radio in India; it was among the most popular programmes in the region.

Ameen Sayani

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Hamid Sayani, followed by his brother Ameen, were the show's first quizmasters.

Siddhartha Basu

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Quizmaster Siddhartha Basu, labelled as the "grandfather of the quiz game in India," is credited with making quizzing a household world.

Kaun Banega Crorepati

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In 2000, the Kaun Banega Crorepati quiz, modeled after Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, reignited nationwide interest in quizzing, becoming one of the most popular quiz shows of all time.

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

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In 2000, the Kaun Banega Crorepati quiz, modeled after Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, reignited nationwide interest in quizzing, becoming one of the most popular quiz shows of all time.

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Sacred Heart Convent School (Jamshedpur)

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School contests include the nationwide quiz-type competitions, the QUANTA, a contest for science, mathematics, astronomy and computer science; the Fountainhead Essay Contest; the Cadbury Bournvita Quiz Contest; and essay and short story competitions for the Telegraph (the local newspaper) are offered throughout the year.

Sacred Heart School, Jagadhri

School contests include the nationwide quiz-style competitions; the QUANTA, a contest for science, mathematics, astronomy and computer science; the Fountainhead Essay Contest; the Cadbury Bournvita Quiz Contest; and essay and short story competitions for the Telegraph, the local newspaper, offered throughout the year.

The Mother's International School, New Delhi

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Sports the school participates in include track and field, basketball, badminton, volleyball, table tennis, sepak takraw, football, and quizzing.