After a set of elaborate written prelims followed by a one-and-a-half hour finale, the team “Why this Vetri very da” (comprising Sankrith, Arjun Aravind & Nishanth from P S Senior Secondary School, Mylapore ) emerged champions in the 2013 edition of theMurugappa Madras Quotient Quiz held on Sept.7.
Team “It’s OK Machi finals-la Pathukkalaam” (comprising Abhinav, Aditya & Dhruva Rao from Vidya Mandir School, Luz) and Team “Idly Vadai Sambar” (comprising Bhargav, Sruthi and Bharath from National Public School, Gopalapuram school) were the runners up.
A total of 242 teams from 59 schools across Chennai participated in the written preliminary round, from which 6 teams were shortlisted for the finale.
Several members of the audience won prizes for the various questions asked by the Quizmaster Dr Navin Jayakumar. Special prizes were give away for twitterati and bloggers who came up with witty, insightful and sometimes tongue-in-cheek updates about the event and its relevance to Chennai.
The prizes were distributed by Ramesh K B Menon, Director-HR of Murugappa Group.
Organised by the Murugappa Group as part of its contribution to the Madras Week celebrations, the 2013 edition of the Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz is the third edition in running.