After 30 questions on diverse topics, Preetham from Mumbai won the first edition of The Good Quiz, presented by the Murugappa Group.
Jayakanthan from Chennai, the quizzing capital of India, won the second prize, and Shashwat from Panaji came third. Gift vouchers worth ₹17,000 will be distributed to the top 10 finalists. Audience prizes worth ₹10,000 were given away.
The finalists also reflected the country’s diversity, with Venugopal from Kodad, Telangana coming in fourth place and Jayashree from Kolkata grabbed the honour of the fifth place.
Conducted virtually by quizmaster Dr. Navin Jayakumar, the national open quiz saw over 1,700 participants contesting in the preliminary round, of which the 200 top scorers made it to the finale.
Commenting on the first edition of the quiz, Dr. Navin Jayakumar said, “A quiz is all about learning and as a host, I have thoroughly enjoyed putting this quiz together – the idea was to make it fun, accessible, easy and friendly for everyone.”
The quiz, based on the theme of ‘Being good, doing good’ is one of the initiatives of the Murugappa Group, for which the Group has been running several campaigns. The questions ranged from facts on inventions and music to non-profit organizations.
The video of the quiz is available to watch on the Murugappa Group’s official YouTube channel.
Well-known among quizzing enthusiasts for creating innovative quizzes, events from the Murugappa Group always pique the interest of quiz lovers.