The second day of Illume 2014 carried forward the quizzing sentiment from the first day with students from various different colleges turning up for the event in large numbers. 90 teams from DU, engineering institutes as well as a unique team from DPS Siliguri competed with each other, out of which 5 teams were selected for the final face-off.
The day was divided into two quizzes – Estadia, the Sports quiz and Ambiente, the Environment quiz. Mr. Harneet Singh of Quizworks fame was the quizmaster for the day. Adding to the second half of the day was the presence of people from the NGO – Aman Biradri invited as guests.
The winners who stole the day away with their performance were Manan, Shraishth and Arnav from Hansraj, second prize was won by Vinayak, Prashant and Raghav and the third prize by Harshit and Prateek for the sports quiz. Mukund, Fardeen and Debobroto from St. Stephen’s College won the first prize for the environment quiz with Vinayak, Raghav and Paras and Akshay, Anurag and Utkarsh bagging the second and the third positions respectively.
The winning team from St. Stephen’s said, “The level of the competition is mind-boggling and the quiz master makes the event all the more interesting. The kind of effort put up by the quiz society of SRCC is praiseworthy.”
Apart from the cash prizes being offered by the college, another thing that caught everyone’s eye was the prestigious trophy called the Illume Cup which would be awarded to the most consistent team with the best performance on the third day.