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The Bournvita Quiz Contest (BQC) started as a radio pro gramme in 1972, and continues to engage and entertain generations of quiz whizzes in India and abroad. It is legendary for its innovative blend of knowledge and entertainment. Having researched and presented the slow since its television debut in 1994, Derek O' Brien, Asia's best known quiz-master, has for the first time, made available a selection of these questions in two handy volumes.
Divides into easy-to-refer sections, and combined with challenging IQ puzzles and fact pages, these questions showcase all that has made BQC a quiz show like no other.
Read The Ultimate Bournvita Quiz Contest Book of Knowledge (Volumes 1 and 2) to grow, to gain knowledge and to become a champion in life.
About the Author
Derek O'Brien was born in Kolkata. He began his professional career as a journalist for Sports world 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 in his passion--quizzing.
Today, Derek O'Brien is Asia's best-known quiz-master and the CEO of Derek O'Brien & Associates. He is the host of the longest-running game 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 also hosts the longest-running corporate quiz show, the Economic Times Brand Equity Quiz. Always innovating and keeping abreast with the times, Derek is also credited with having conducted the first quiz on Twitter in 2010.
Derek O'Brien has written several best-selling reference and quiz book for Penguin India. He is also the author of two extremely successful school textbook series with Pearson Education, Know and Grow with Derek and Be a GK Champ.
In 2011, Derek O'Brien was voted to the Rajya Sabha as a Member of Parliament (MP).