Class Act 2022: HT Republic Day Quiz Ends On A High Note With Grand Final | Education

True to its vision of having fun while learning, HT School organized ClassAct 2022, The Hindustan Times Republic Day Quiz, which started with the preliminary round on January 23, 2022 and ended with the grand final on January 26, 2022 at 15h. (IST).

The quiz saw 50,611 students in grades 1-12, from around the world, sign up for this quiz on HT School. Students from 32 countries and 5 continents registered for the quiz. There was participation from the United Arab Emirates, Singapore, United Kingdom, Canada, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Iraq, Mozambique, South Africa, Switzerland, from Guatemala, Ethiopia, Ghana, Vietnam, Nigeria, Mexico, Tanzania and the United States, to name a few. A total of 32,644 students participated in the preliminaries held on the Quizizz platform, on January 23, 2022. Quizizz, a popular teacher-powered learning and engagement platform, was the technology partner for the event.

The finale just started with the national anthem, to celebrate the 72nd Republic Day of India. Dr. Navin Jayakumar then presented the 50 preliminary round questions, which gave budding quizzers a chance to learn something new and exciting and encouraged them to participate in future quiz events.

The final saw 175 competitors battle it out for the title. There were 150 finalists from the senior category (grades 6-12) and, surprise, the game masters decided to include the top 25 students from the junior category (grades 1-5). The finalists were chosen based on their performance in the preliminaries.

Class Act 2022: HT Republic Day quiz ends on a high note with a grand finale

The finale was hosted by renowned Quizmasters, Dr. Navin Jayakumar and Avinash Mudaliar. Dr. Navin is the founding member of Quiz Foundation of India and is also the quiz master for well-known national quizzes such as Landmark Quiz, Murugappa Madras Quotient School Quiz and Rotary Galaxy Science and Technology Quiz to name a few. name a few. Avinash Mudaliar of HT Labs is a renowned Quizmaster with decades of quiz experience. EY Knowledge Quiz, Microsoft Bhasha India and GIM Wizbiz are some of the many national quizzes he has run.

The final featured 30 questions, and the Quizmasters tested the finalists on a variety of topics, ranging from science and popular culture to sports and general knowledge! It was a field day for the budding quizzers as they were well prepared to deal with the fun and brain-teasing questions from the Quizmasters. The junior champions loved the question “Which song about a fish (two words) became the first YouTube video to get 10 billion views?” with several hums to the popular “Baby Shark” tune. The finalists came up with the following question: “In mathematics, the lazy caterer sequence (also known as central polygonal numbers) describes the maximum number of pieces of a circle (like a pizza) that can be made with a number given number of straight cuts For example, 1 cut: 2 pieces 2 cuts: 4 pieces What is the maximum number of pieces that can be made with 3 cuts? sequence of the lazy caterer after the quiz; the answer was 7!

At the end of the final, the 40 winners of the junior category (grades 1 to 5) were announced, based on their performances during the preliminaries. Junior category winner, Bhuvana Kumar Gopal from 2nd year, St. Thomas Residential School, Thiruvananthapuram, will receive an Amazon voucher of Rs. 10,000. Junior category first runner-up, Ayushman Ghosh from 2nd year, South Point School , Kolkata will receive an Amazon voucher of Rs. 5,000 and the second runner-up, Dhruva
3rd year Meghashyam Shirodkar of Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School,
Thane, will receive an Amazon voucher of Rs. 3,000. Junior champions, from ranks 4 to 40, will also receive Amazon vouchers ranging from Rs. 2,000 to Rs. 500, depending on their ranks.

Winners of ClassAct 2022, The Hindustan Times Republic Day Quiz will be declared on HT School ClassAct 2022 event page in 2 working days. The winner of ClassAct 2022 will receive an Amazon voucher of Rs. 15,000. The first runner-up will receive an Amazon voucher of Rs. 10,000, and the second runner-up will receive an Amazon voucher of Rs. 5,000. Winners of ranks 4 to 40 will receive also Amazon vouchers ranging from Rs. 2500 to Rs. 1000, depending on their ranks. A standard 1.50 lakh Amazon vouchers were up for grabs!

The finalists had a great time, as did the Quizmasters! To quote Dr Navin, one of the Quizmasters, “It’s wonderful to see the students looking forward to it and all ready for many more quizzes on HT School!”

The grand finale was streamed live on the HT School ClassAct Event 2022 page and the official HT School YouTube channel for quiz enthusiasts around the world to join in the fun! Audience members also had a great time answering questions from the audience, with hundreds of responses received. The winners of the “Quiz & Win Audience Questions” will be declared on the HT School ClassAct 2022 event page in 2 business days.

After the final, the Quizmasters interacted with the best students and asked questions about what the students liked best. It was encouraging to hear their comments! “It was an overwhelming response! I have never seen such a crowd in my entire life! This is not a winner take all quiz, it is more for the masses. said Avinash Mudaliar, one of the Quizmasters.

As the curtains fall on ClassAct 2022, The Hindustan Times Republic Day Quiz, it is with the promise that HT School will be synonymous with Quizing in the months and years to come!

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