SLS Mirror July - August 2017 - Page 20

The Fresher’s Quiz- Mind Ripple The Masterminds of PDPU, our quiz club, Mind Ripple was back with yet another brain challenging event; The Freshers’ Quiz. It was the inaugural event of Mind Ripple where the 1st Year students from all the schools battle it out to prove themselves as the Ace Quizzers among the new entrants. This event helped create a consciousness of quizzing among the new students who will represent university at various platforms in future. The event took place on 28th August 2017 and witnessed an overwhelming response from over 80 participants who formed 40 teams. The event began with an introductory speech followed by the Preliminary round conducted by our quiz masters Fariburz Irani and Shubhang Sharma. From over 40 teams, the rst round narrowed down to 8 witty teams who sailed towards the Semi-nals. The Semi-nals, hosted by Farhan Khimani and Jinal Patel saw a volley of questions ranging from Entertainment, Literature, Sports and Music to Current affairs, Geography and History . The rounds consisted of Audio-visual, picture-connect and clue based questions. The 6 teams which eventually qualied for the Finals , braced themselves for the ultimate battle of the minds as Quizmasters Eklavya Shetty and Rootu Patel continued to test their wit and patience. The Final round sparked up a lot of energy, enthusiasm and curiosity as each team tried to ght it out and take home Grand prizes worth Rs 3500 /- . The audience actively participated in the Audience question rounds and were awarded Chocolates for the same. Listed below are the names of the winners (in the order of Merit): 1st Position: Rishabh Thakkar and Harsh Bhardwaj 2nd Position: Anupam Sharma and Akshit Kanoria 3rd Position: Kahan Desai and Devansh Shah 18