ISBN 9788129129376,Derek's Challenge

Derek's Challenge


Derek Obrien


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788129129376

ISBN-10 812912937X


Number of Pages 144 Pages
Language (English)


A unique educational initiative for the all-round development of students. Dereks Challenge is a unique programme that currently reaches students in more than 1,500 schools across the country. It is a fresh approach to inform and educate and aims to provide schoolchildren with the tools for self-improvement. Through a series of fun and lively exercises, Dereks Challenge encourages logical thinking, builds creative expression, helps improve memory skills and aids in developing general awareness. So come, take up Dereks challenge, and be a smarter, sharper and more confident person. About the Author: Derek OBrien Derek OBrien was born in Kolkata. He began his professional career as a journalist for Sportsworld magazine but soon shifted to advertising. After working for a number of very successful years as creative head of Ogilvy, Derek decided to focus all his energy and talent on his passion-quizzing. Today, Derek OBrien is Asias best-known quizmaster and CEO of Derek OBrien and Associates. He is the host of the longest-running game show on Indian television, the Bournvita Quiz Contest, for which he was voted the Best Anchor of a Game Show at the Indian Television Academy Awards for three years in a row. He hosts the longest-running corporate quiz show on television, the Economic Times Brand Equity Quiz, as well. Always innovating and keeping abreast with the times, Derek is also credited with having conducted the first quiz on Twitter in 2010. Alongside, he has written several bestselling reference and quiz books. In 2011, Derek OBrien was voted to the Rajya Sabha as a Member of Parliament and is the Chief Whip of the Trinamool Congress in the Rajya Sabha. Stay in touch with Derek through Twitter, where his handle is @quizderek.