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Kannur team wins The Hindu Young World quiz

Sidharth G. Krishnan and Ashwin Unni who topped The Hindu Young World Quiz 2014 held in Kozhikode on Saturday, along with chief guest V.S. Ramachandran, Director, Regional Science Centre and Planetarium. The bicycles were given as prizes to the winners. Photo: S. Ramesh Kurup

Sidharth G. Krishnan and Ashwin Unni who topped The Hindu Young World Quiz 2014 held in Kozhikode on Saturday, along with chief guest V.S. Ramachandran, Director, Regional Science Centre and Planetarium. The bicycles were given as prizes to the winners. Photo: S. Ramesh Kurup  

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Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan students bag first three prizes

Sidharth G.Krishnan and Ashwin Unni, eighth standard students of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kakkad, Kannur, won the regional finals of The Hindu Young World Quiz held at CMI Public School, Devagiri, here on Saturday scoring 93 points.

The second prize was won by a team comprising N. Arjun and Niranjan Rajesh from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Perunthuruthi, while their schoolmates S. Niranjan and S. Adithyan came third. All four are eighth standard students.

Around 100 teams from Kozhikode, Malappuram, Wayanad, Kannur, and Kasargod districts took part in the exciting preliminary round of the competition, which was a written test.

The host team of Rishi Saboo and Ashwin Prasanth, a team from Spring Valley School comprising Niranjan J. Nair and T. Ashwin, and a team from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Chevayur, comprising Devdutt Krishna and Hafiz Younis were also in the finals.

Director of the Regional Science Centre and Planetarium, Kozhikode, V.S. Ramachandran was the chief guest at the prize-distribution ceremony in the evening. Children these days were really smart, he said, adding that he did not expect them to answer some of the tough questions. “They are getting smarter by the day,” Mr.Ramachandran said in his address.

He gave away the prizes to the winners that consisted of trophies, bags of cashews, certificates, and a bicycle for each of the team members. The other finalists received trophies, cashew bags, and certificates as well. The Hindu Young World Quiz was being held for the 15th year and it was being held in Kozhikode for the tenth time. As usual, veteran V.V. Ramanan was the quizmaster.

Britannia Milk Bikis was the title sponsor of the event while Fire Fox was the associate sponsor. Reynolds, Success Note Books, and Capex cashews were the gift sponsors while CMI Public School was the venue sponsor.

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