Q8 Open Quiz - 2016 by IIT-IIM Alumni As­so­ci­a­tion

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As the win­ter slowly sets in Kuwait in Novem­ber, the cold northerly winds get warmer by the hottest quiz show in Kuwait as the most ar­dent quiz lovers in their quest to keep their mind ac­tive away from the chores of their daily rou­tines of work, grap­ple with oth­ers for the pres­ti­gious ti­tle of be­ing the best quizzers in Kuwait. Ra­zor sharp brains an­swer­ing tough, out of the blues ques­tions in fem­tosec­onds be­fore any­one could even get a feel of the ques­tion. The Quiz en­thu­si­asts of all ages and di­verse fields and tal­ents liv­ing in Kuwait, will be con­tend­ing for the top place in The-Quiz Com­pe­ti­tion of Kuwait, ti­tled “Q8 Open Quiz - 2016”. It is the tough­est, best, en­ter­tain­ing and above all very fiercely fought an­nual sig­na­ture quiz event of the pres­ti­gious IIT-IIM Alumni As­so­ci­a­tion, Kuwait. The Quiz Con­test is sched­uled on Fri­day, the 18th Novem­ber, 2016 at the ma­jes­tic In­dian Em­bassy Au­di­to­rium. It is be­ing hosted by the highly ac­claimed, very en­ter­tain­ing, and world renowned mas­ter quizzer, Giri Bala­sub­ra­ma­niam, pop­u­larly known as “Pick­brain”.

Giri is known for his dis­tinc­tive techno savvy style of quizzing, sense of hu­mor cou­pled with great flair and ap­proach­able easy na­ture, which has earned him sev­eral ac­co­lades. He holds seven Limca records for quizzing achieve­ments and has hosted more than 1250 shows in 65 des­ti­na­tions across In­dia. He has also hosted many quiz shows in USA, Sri­lanka, Sin­ga­pore, Lon­don and in the Mid­dle East Re­gion. Tata Cru­cible Busi­ness Quiz for Col­leges and Cor­po­rates, TCS IT WIZ quiz far Schools, Re­serve Bank of In­dia IQ quiz, Times of Oman Quiz are some of the most pop­u­lar shows hosted by Giri.

This third an­nual quiz, a very pop­u­lar and unique event, is open for all, ir­re­spec­tive of age, na­tion­al­ity, pro­fes­sion and ed­u­ca­tional qual­i­fi­ca­tions. This year. It has sur­passed all the ex­pec­ta­tions of com­pe­ti­tion, as more than 200 teams from over 20 schools and many other in­di­vid­ual groups of quizzers from all walks of life in­clud­ing cor­po­rates, or­ga­ni­za­tions, as­so­ci­a­tions and in­di­vid­ual groups are con­tend­ing for the cov­eted honor of be­ing the best among the finest. Sev­eral schools have al­ready gone through pre­lim­i­nary se­lec­tions. Au­di­to­rium is ex­pected to be jam­packed. Come early and take a comfy seat to view from a van­tage point.

The event will be in­au­gu­rated by the Am­bas­sador of In­dia, His Ex­cel­lency Sunil Jam, who is the Chief Guest. Kuwait Col­lege of Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy (KCST), is associated with IIT-IIM Alumni as the Event Part­ner for the third

Year in a row. KCST, a pri­vate col­lege, has a mis­sion to Pro­vid­ing Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy Ed­u­ca­tion with a so­cially re­spon­si­bil­ity and en­tre­pre­neur­ial mind while pro­mot­ing ed­u­ca­tional tal­ent re­lated pur­suits, of which QOQ-2014, 2015 and 2016 are the fine ex­am­ples.

In­dian In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy (IIT) and In­dian In­sti­tute of Man­age­ment (IIM) are glob­ally renowned pre­mier In­dian in­sti­tu­tions of higher ed­u­ca­tion in the fields of Engi­neer­ing Tech­nol­ogy and Man­age­ment, re­spec­tively. The as­so­ci­a­tion can be reached at con­tact@iiti­imkuwait.com or the of­fi­cial web­site www.iiti­imkuwait.com

Reg­is­tra­tion: Please visit www.iiti­imkuwait.com and for any fur­ther clarifications, con­tact by email at: qoq@iiti­imkuwait.com IIT-IIM Alumni As­so­ci­a­tion, Kuwait in­vites all the pas­sion­ate quizzers and non-com­pet­ing quiz en­thu­si­asts, as be­side the prizes for top three placed teams, sev­eral other in­ter­est­ing cat­e­gories of prizes are up for grabs, in­clud­ing plenty of au­di­ence re­wards.

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