“Team MICA-el Scott’s Tots” comprising of first year students Jayneel Modi, Snehashis Panda and Antra Fuloria of MICA Ahmedabad’s PGDM-C course, emerged as the Winners of the Ahmedabad qualifying round of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz 2018. The competition was held at IIM Ahmedabad on 29th September 2018.
The broad theme of the quiz was Alfred Nobel and his life and achievements, the Nobel Prize, Nobel Laureates and their achievements, Sweden, its people and their culture, Swedish innovations and inventions.
The Ahmedabad round received around 120 team registrations where participants came from all over the state. The quiz comprised a preliminary written round, followed by an on stage final round where 6 teams competed against each other. This included teams from IIM Ahmedabad, Nirma University, L.D College of Engineering and IIITDM Jabalpur.
The Embassy of Sweden organises one of India’s most prestigious quiz contests annually, the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz, which forms a part of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Program – now in its twelfth year. This year the quiz is being organised in seven cities: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi. The National Final, which features the 7 city champions will be held in New Delhi on 1st November 2018.
Members of the winning team win a week-long visit to Sweden where they will visit Swedish companies, universities and the Nobel Museum.
When asked the critical factor to their success in the face of stiff competition, the MICAn Team said, “Our team had the great blend of intellect, calm and composure which helped us win this round. We eagerly look forward to the finals.”
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