Saturday, Apr 17 2021 | Time 13:07 Hrs(IST)
image
  • All party meeting scheduled for April 18 to discuss Covid scenario in K'taka postponed
  • Kejriwal appeals to people to follow "weekend curfew"
  • Polling in Tirupati Lok Sabha byelection in progress, 17 8 pc voting recorded till 1100 hours
  • Indian embassy in US mourns loss of eight lives in Indianapolis shooting
  • 31 54 pc turnout till 1130 hours in Bengal; BJP polling agent dies
  • PM Modi condole actor Vivek's death
  • Telangana logs 4,446 fresh COVID-19 cases, 12 fatalities until Friday night
  • Former K'taka CM Kumaraswamy tests COVID positive
  • 12 9 pc voting in first two hours in Nagarjuna Sagar Assembly bypoll
  • PM Modi urges Bengal voters to participate in large number for 5th phase polling to 45 seats
  • PK Dhumal blasts those opposing vaccination
  • EC seeks report of polling agent death in Kamarhati booth; Clashes break out at Bidhanagar and Santipur
  • Bodies of three fishermen recovered, six still missing
  • PM urges Saints to make Kumbh Mela symbolic
  • Polling agent dies of cardiac arrest in booth, 16 15 per vote poll in first two hrs
Press Releases » prnewswire


India Fact Quiz Launches Indias First Youth-Centric Fact-based Championship Quiz and TV Show

MUMBAI, Feb. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- India Fact Quiz (IFQ), a nationwide digitally gamified quiz on data and facts on India, was launched online across India yesterday. India Fact Quiz is aimed at creating awareness and appreciation for data-backed accurate information and a rigour for fact-checking among India's youth. The annual championship targets youngsters between the ages 17-25. The preliminary rounds of India Fact Quiz will be held online on www.indiafactquiz.com, followed by on-ground regional finals across Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Lucknow, culminating into the national finals in New Delhi in April 2020. Participants stand the chance of winning tech hampers valued at over INR 20 lakhs and earn the title of India's 1st Fact Quizzard.




India Fact Quiz (IFQ) - India's first-ever fact quiz.




India Fact Quiz will focus on themes across social and development issues including health, education, gender, climate, environment and sustainability. Participants will be challenged on their knowledge and awareness on a wide range of topics in an engaging and entertaining format. Through each question and its corresponding response, participants will be exposed to data and evidence on progress and will have the opportunity to dive deeper into learning more about the subject.


The format of IFQ 2020 is digital-first and is divided into (i) an online quiz and (ii) on-ground finals:


  • The online quiz is open to everyone across India and will be live for one month; participants between ages 17-25 will be eligible for the championship quiz.
  • Based on the online quiz, 16 participants across India with the highest scores who feature in the 'Leaderboard' will qualify for the on-ground regional finals. These will be held across 4 cities: Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Lucknow.
  • The 4 regional winners will battle for the pole position at the national finale in New Delhi; the winner of the national finale will be India's 1st Fact Quizzard.
  • The regional finals and the national finale of India Fact Quiz 2020 will be televised.

India Fact Quiz will reward tech hamper prizes worth over INR 20 lakhs to participants, regional finalists and the championship winner. These hampers consist of laptops, tablets, headphones, printers, smartwatches, smart speakers, etc., along with trophies for the regional finalists and a winning Championship Shield for the national winner. All online participants will receive digital certificates and high scorers will be featured in the India Fact Quiz 'Hall of Fame.'


Post the culmination of this championship quiz, India Fact Quiz will also launch weekly online quizzes on its website www.indiafactquiz.com.


India Fact Quiz is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and is powered by DataBaaz, a data-backed and fact-based multimedia platform for the mobile-first generation. The purpose of this initiative is to encourage the use of data and evidence in public discourse.


More details on Facebook: @IndiaFactQuiz; Instagram: @IFQ 2020; Twitter: @IFQ2020; LinkedIn: India Fact Quiz; Videos on India Fact Quiz can be viewed on DataBaaz's YouTube channel: @DataBaaz.


About India Fact Quiz (IFQ):


India Fact Quiz (IFQ) is a nationwide digitally gamified quiz on data and facts on India, focusing on themes across social and development issues. The objective is to create awareness and appreciation for data-backed accurate information and a rigour for fact-checking among India's youth, in an engaging and entertaining format, and encourage the use of data and evidence in public discourse. India Fact Quiz is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and is powered by DataBaaz, a data-backed and fact-based multimedia platform for the mobile-first generation.


Media Contact:
Manisha Dalal
manisha@indiafactquiz.com  
+91-9833448457
India Fact Quiz


Photo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1087122/IFQ_Infographic_Poster.jpg





More News
JACK&JONES takes you down memory lane with the PACMAN Collection

JACK&JONES takes you down memory lane with the PACMAN Collection

16 Apr 2021 | 6:45 PM

JACK&JONES takes you down memory lane with the PACMAN Collection

see more..

JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) partners with Royal Challengers Bangalore

16 Apr 2021 | 4:40 PM

JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) partners with Royal Challengers Bangalore

see more..
AdLift Sweeps the Biggies at Adgully Digixx Awards 2021 with 15 Trophies

AdLift Sweeps the Biggies at Adgully Digixx Awards 2021 with 15 Trophies

16 Apr 2021 | 3:41 PM

AdLift Sweeps the Biggies at Adgully Digixx Awards 2021 with 15 Trophies

see more..

Torry Harris launches fully integrated plug & play smart home automation solutions

16 Apr 2021 | 2:30 PM

Torry Harris launches fully integrated plug & play smart home automation solutions

see more..
Birla Cellulose wins Innovative & Sustainable Supply Chain Award by UN Global Compact Network India

Birla Cellulose wins Innovative & Sustainable Supply Chain Award by UN Global Compact Network India

16 Apr 2021 | 2:25 PM

Birla Cellulose wins Innovative & Sustainable Supply Chain Award by UN Global Compact Network India

see more..
image