The Finals of the Annual Inter-School Quiz competition organized by the Times of Oman was held at the Qurum Amphitheater on Saturday, 29th April 2017. In the preliminary rounds, 1900 teams from 22 schools from all over Oman participated. The participating schools following different curricula represented a cross section of the multinational community residing in the Sultanate. Twelve teams each qualified for the Finals in the Junior and Senior categories.
In an exciting Final Round, conducted by the renowned Quiz master Giri ‘ Pickbrain’ Balasubramanium, ISG’s junior team comprising Pranshu Dasgupta and Sai Madhav Kota both of class 8 routed their nearest rival team from ISM by an overwhelming margin of 300 points.
In the Senior Category, ISG’s Anirudh Govil and Yashasva Swapank Bafna both of Class 10 emerged victorious with the final scores of 300 points followed by ISWK with 200 points.
In a glittering Award Ceremony the ISG teams received the much coveted Rolling Trophies for the Junior and Senior categories from the Times of Oman Editor-in-Chief Mohammed Issa Al Zadjali.
The 4 champion quizzers of ISG were given a hero’s welcome in the school assembly on Sunday when the Principal, Mrs. Papri Ghosh, felicitated them for their remarkable victory in an auditorium resounding with thunderous applause. She also thanked the quiz coordinator, Dr. Jitheesh Kumar and his team of teachers and the parents of the contestants whose support and encouragement made possible this decisive win at this prestigious competition.