Virtual quizzing competition Cognitio’21 will be held from July 30 to August 1; sign up by July 28
CyaKNOWsis, the quizzing society of Jagannath Gupta Institute of Medical Sciences and Hospital (JIMS hospital), Budge Budge, is organising the first edition of its quiz festival Cognitio’21 from July 30 to August 1.
Around 700 participants have registered till now from across the country.
“Organising such a big event has been a tough job and we’ve had countless video chats to finalise everything. From the moment our registration links went live, quizzing teams from all over India have been signing up. Over 500 students are expected to take part across the three quizzes,” said Samragyee Sengupta, a first-year MBBS student of Jagannath Gupta Institute of Medical Sciences and Hospital and a member of the technical team of Cognitio’21.
Here are the three quizzes that you can participate in.
Quizzitch; July 30
This quiz will be on music, entertainment, literature, art and sports.
YES-ophagus; July 31
This is a quiz on medical science and is open to all.
Dr Himadri Sengupta Memorial General Quiz; August 1
This is the main attraction of the fest. From gastronomy to literature and arts, this quiz will touch upon a variety of topics. The quiz is named after the late Himadri Sengupta, a professor of general surgery who was in charge of the quiz society.
Know your quiz masters:
Ujan Sen, a third-year MBBS student of JIMS Hospital. He’s a regular quizzer in the college quizzing circuit and is the president of the quizz.
Prabuddha Goswami, a third-year MBBS student of JIMS Hospital and a medical quiz aficionado.
Srijon Jana, a first-year student of JIMS Hospital, who has won accolades in Kolkata Quiz Festival and Friends FM Quiz.
To take part in the quizzes, register at https://linktr.ee/cognitio2k21 by July 28, 11.59pm.
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