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Film-maker and art-historian Benoy K. Behl along with the winners of The Hindu In School online quiz contest in the Capital on Monday.- Photo: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar
Noted film-maker, art-historian and photographer Benoy K. Behl was the chief guest at The Hindu In School Online Quiz Contest prize distribution function which was held in the Capital on Monday. The online quiz contest is one of the value added programmes being conducted among school students by The Hindu
The contest was conducted among school students across 175 schools in Delhi and North India. The online quiz, of half-an-hour duration tested the general ability of the participants with 30 questions that comprised quantative, verbal and logical reasoning.
There were three categories i.e. first category from Class 6 to Class 8, second category from Class 9 to 10 and third category of 11 and 12 students. Contest was conducted from April 11 to April 13, 2014 for three days. A total of 1,850 students registered.
Everonn Education Limited supported the contest as the knowledge partner as well as sponsored trophies to the winners and My Career Lift.com were the gift partners in terms of cash prizes for the contest.
There were three prizes in each category along with seven consolation prizes. First prize carried a cash component of Rs. 3,500, second prize Rs. 2,000 and third prize of Rs. 1,000. Winners were also given one year subscription from Everonn Education Limited. Seven consolation prize winners will receive one year subscription from Everonn Education Limited worth Rs. 2,200.
The winners were: Category 6 to 8: 1st Prize : Sagar Khatri, DPS Sonepat, 2nd Prize : Ansh Jain, Hillwood School, Preet Vihar, Delhi, 3rd Prize - Aditya Malik, DPS Sonepat.
Consolation Prizes : Sneha Jain, Hillwood School, Preet Vihar, Delhi; Jatin Tanwer, DAV Public School, NH3 NIT, Faridabad; Himanshu Jain, DAV Public School, Sec. 8C, Chandigarh; Vaibhav Gautam, Hillwood School, Preet Vihar, Delhi; Dhruv Kashyap, NDPS, Indore, MP; Keshav Gulati, DPS Sonepat; and Himanshi Jeswani, NDPS Indore.
Category 9 -10 : 1st Prize : Shorya Jain, Hillwood School, Preet Vihar, Delhi, 2nd Prize : Ishitra Aggarwal, Daisy Dales Senior Secondary School, East of Kailash, New Delhi, 3rd Prize - Chhavi Asawa, Sophia Sr. Sec. School, Bhilwara, Rajasthan, Consolation Prizes : Bhoomi Sawant, DAV Public School, Sector 8C, Chandigarh, Shubham Bhishnoi, DAV Public School, NH3 NIT, Faridabad, Devansh Kanthed, DPS Indore, Bhumika Choudhary, Indirapuram Public School, Ghaziabad, Aprajita Singh, Kendriya Vidyalaya (Evening), Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, Jayant Jain, Hillwood School, Preet Vihar, Delhi, Rishabh Shrimal, Daly College, Indore, MP.
Category 11 -12 : 1st Prize : Devanshi Mathur, Sophia Sr. Sec. SChool, Bhilwara, Rajasthan, 2nd Prize : Ojaswi Biswas, St. Pauls School, SDA Hauz Khas, New Delhi, 3rd Prize - Ridam Mahewshwari, Hillwood Schoo, Preet Vihar, Delhi, Consolation Prizes: Ashutosh Shukla, Kendriya Vidyalaya (Evening), Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, Siddhant Kumar Garg, DPS Meerut Road, Ghaziabad, Praveen Tiwari, Kendriya Vidyalaya, New Cantt., Allahabad, Shivendra Agarwal, Lucknow Public School, A-Block South City, Rae Bareily Road, Lucknow, Sandipan Sharma, Kendriya Vidyalaya, New Cantt., Allahabad, Mohit Kumar Goyal, St. Columbus School, Dayal Bagh, Fardiabad, Arpit Jain, Indirapuram Public School, Ghaziabad.
DPS Sonepat bagged the Maximum Participation Trophy for the highest number of registrations from their students.
Mr. Behl gave away prizes to the winners. The function was also attended by Supratik Ghosh, vice-president Business Development, Everonn Education Limited and Nitil Gupta, director, My Career Lift.Com.
Source : The Hindu in School