The Department of English at Unity Women's College, Manjeri here, held a quiz contest based on authors for the students of colleges under Calicut University on Wednesday. As many as 30 colleges took part in the event titled ‘Author Quest'.

On one author

The colleges were assigned one author each in advance. Undergraduate and postgraduate students participated in the quiz.

K.K. Kunhammad, assistant professor of English at Kannur University Centre, Thalassery, led the quiz.

P.K. Babu, Head of the Department of English, Unity Women's College, said the event was organised in line with the renewed modes of learning and interaction promoted by the revised curriculum at undergraduate and postgraduate levels of education. The quiz had 13 rounds, apart from two initial written rounds.

Various aspects of an author such as themes, honours, quotes, biography, characters, visuals, titles, openings and conclusions featured in the quiz. The students of Dayapuram Arts and Science College for Women won the first prize while Providence Women's College, Kozhikode, won the second prize.

P.T.M. Government College, Perinthalmanna, secured the third place. C. Saidalavi, principal of Unity Women's College, gave away the prizes.