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The Wipro earthian Sustainability Quiz for colleges was launched in 2015. This is the only national level college quiz in the country dedicated to sustainability and is an initiative to increase the basic knowledge quotient and enthusiasm in understanding this theme.

The quiz questions are curated from a wide range of topics under the broad umbrella of sustainability renewable energy sources, solid waste management, urban mobility, green tech, green building and architecture, water management, etc., and the latest trends in sustainability. Over the last five years the quiz has been launched in many of the top colleges in India, including IITs, IIMs, NITs and BITS’. The quiz has seen unprecedented participation levels with - 40 quizzes, 3800 teams, and 7600 students from these colleges.

IMPORTANT DATES

Registration Closes

JAN 15, 2021

Prelims (Round 1)

JAN 18 & 19, 2021

Prelims (Round 2)

(Top 500)

JAN 23, 2021

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EVENT DETAILS

ELIGIBILITY

  • NO ENTRY FEE
  • Quiz from Home
  • Participation as Individuals
  • Digital Quiz with Quizmaster Lloyd Saldanha
  • Attractive Prizes:
    • Winner - Rs. 1.25 Lakh
    • First Runner Up - Rs. 75,000
    • Second Runner Up - Rs. 40,000
    • Third Runner Up - Rs. 20,000
    • Semi finalists - 4 x Rs. 10,000 each

QUIZ ROUNDS

Round - 1
  • Digital Prelim for all.
  • This is scheduled for January 18 & 19, 2021.
Round - 2
  • Digital Prelim for top 500 from Round - 1
  • This is scheduled for January 23, 2021.
Round - 3
  • Live round for top 64 (8 shows x 8 contestants in each) from R2 – organised using the Quizital platform
Round - 4
  • Live round for top 32 (8 shows x 4 contestants in each) from Round - 3
Round - 5
  • Live round for top 8 (2 shows x 4 contestants in each) from Round - 4
Round - 6
  • Live round for top 4 – 2 from each semifinal (1 shows x 4 contestants in each) from Round - 5
  • Note: Round 3, 4, 5 & 6 will be shot using the Quizital platform will be telecast on youtube or a TV channel.

DATES

JANUARY 15, 2020

Registration Closes

JANUARY 18 & 19, 2021

Prelims (Round 1)

TOP 500 : JANUARY 23, 2021

Prelim (Round 2)

DEMO

  • As a registered participant of the quiz, you can take the quiz from the comfort of your home, in an online mode.
  • To ensure the best experience, we would suggest that you take the quiz on a computer/laptop with good internet connectivity. Please ensure that you have a power/electricity back-up in case of power/electricity failures.
  • Any modern browsers will work (Google Chrome, Firefox or Edge). Please set the zoom level to 100% in your browser settings. (Press Ctrl and 0 (zero) on Windows or press Command and 0 (zero) on Mac.)
  • The login process is explained in the Tab : 'Screen-by-screen guide'
  • We suggest that you can log in a few minutes before the actual quiz start time. The quiz will start sharp at the specified time. You should click the ‘Start Quiz’ button at the quiz start time. Please note that you will not be able to start the quiz 5 minutes after the start time.
    • For e.g., if the quiz start time is 10:00 AM, we recommend you that login to the quiz at least by 9:55 AM to avoid any last-minute rush and confusion. You will not be able to start the quiz after 10:05 AM. You should click the ‘Start Quiz’ button at 10:00 AM sharp. There will NOT be a second chance provided.
  • The quiz will contain 30 questions, and will take a total of 15 minutes. At the end of the allotted time, viz. 15 minutes, the quiz will get auto-submitted, in case you fail/forget to ‘Submit’ the quiz.
  • It is recommended that after ‘Submit’ the quiz, do not click back, close or refresh the browser until you are redirected to ‘Congratulations’ page.
  • The questions will be in multiple choice question format. There is NO negative marking. NO marks will be deducted for un-attempted questions. The questions are in display and will not be repeated. All the questions will be timed.
  • Since this is an online quiz, there would be NO ASSISTANCE for the quiz. Kindly ensure you have a good internet connectivity and bandwidth. Please ensure your UPS / computer (laptop/mobile) battery is charged enough to last the duration of the quiz. It is advisable that you take the quiz while keeping your device connected to power supply and not on battery mode. It is also advisable that you are seated next to the Wi-Fi device or internet router, throughout the duration of the quiz to ensure optimum connectivity. Ideally, use a cable for better connectivity. It is also advisable to disable other programs / notifications throughout the duration of the quiz, so your device does not slow down or get locked out. PLEASE NOTE THERE IS ONLY ONE ATTEMPT PER PARTICIPANT.

STEP 1 : Enter the quiz link shared with you (via email / SMS) in web-browser (any of the recommended browsers). The zoom level must be set to 100%.

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Open quiz link in a web-browser (Image is for representation purpose only)

STEP 2 : Enter the Username, shared in the email [ and Password if applicable ] and click on the ‘Go to Quiz’ button.

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Enter the Username [Password if applicable] (Image is for representation purpose only)

STEP 3 : On successfully logging in, a message will appear to go Full Screen Mode. Please click on the OK button.

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(Image is for representation purpose only)

STEP 4 :After clicking OK, the following page with the timer will appear (timer will display the time remaining for the Quiz to start), if you are early to Quiz, Quiz details will appear along with the ‘Start Quiz’ button. On the top-right you will see your name.

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(Image is for representation purpose only) – Start quiz page with quiz details, after timer stops.

STEP 5 : On clicking ‘Start Quiz’, the Quiz window open.

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Quiz Window (Without Image) – Desktop view (Images are for representation purpose only)
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Quiz Window - (Without Image) – Mobile View (Images are for representation purpose only)
A. Question
  • Shows the current question and total questions.
B. Question Display area & c. Option Display Area
  • Answering a question
    • Each question will have 4 answer options (Part c in the above image). Scroll down to see options, if you are taking the Quiz from mobile.
    • To select your answer, click on the button of the option of your choice.
    • Once you click on the option button it will save & move to the next question.
    • You cannot go back to a previous question after answering the question.
    • If you do not click on any option, after the question time out (Refer d below) it will automatically move to next question.
D. Time Left
  • The countdown timer in the top right (d) of screen will display the remaining time available to complete the question.
  • When the timer reaches 00:00, the screen will automatically display the next question and timer will reset to the next question time (e.g. 00:30.).
  • This means if you have not answered the previous question, you will lose your chance to answer that question entirely. You cannot go back to the unattempted question, once you cross the time allocated (e.g.00:30).
  • After the timer for the last question reaches zero, the quiz will end by itself.
  • The quiz will get auto-submitted, in case you fail/forget to ‘Submit’ the quiz.
  • Unused time will NOT get carried over to the next question/s.
  • It is recommended that after ‘Submit’ the quiz, do not click ‘back’, ‘close’ or ‘refresh’ the browser until you are redirected to the ‘Congratulations’ page.
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Submit page (Images are for representation purpose only)
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Congratulation page (Images are for representation purpose only)

RULES

The participant by way of registering for the quiz, agrees that he/she has read the rules of the quiz and all the instructions provided with respect to participation in the quiz.

The participant agrees that by registering for the quiz he/she will abide by all the rules and that the decisions of the organisers and quizmaster/s shall be final in the event of any dispute.

Online Quiz Guidelines

All the best! Happy Quizzing!