Publish with us

Follow Penguin

Follow Penguinsters

Follow Hind Pocket Books

The Bournvita Quiz Contest Collector’s Edition

The Bournvita Quiz Contest Collector’s Edition

Volume 1

Derek O'Brien
Select Preferred Format

THE edition for all quiz aficionados
The award-winning Bournvita Quiz Contest started as a radio programme in 1972, then shifted to television in the 1990s. Since 1994, it has been hosted by Asia’s best-known quizmaster, Derek O’Brien, in his inimitable style, and it holds the record for being the longest-running knowledge game show on Indian television.
This definitive edition comprises a selection of the best Q & As from this iconic children’s show. Featuring 1000 questions, carefully curated from the exhaustive twenty-year-old archives, this book is dotted with heartening anecdotes, fun trivia and thoughtful essays by people who worked on this much-loved show.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Feb/2019

ISBN: 9780143447009

Length : 288 Pages

MRP : ₹299.00

The Bournvita Quiz Contest Collector’s Edition

Volume 1

Derek O'Brien

THE edition for all quiz aficionados
The award-winning Bournvita Quiz Contest started as a radio programme in 1972, then shifted to television in the 1990s. Since 1994, it has been hosted by Asia’s best-known quizmaster, Derek O’Brien, in his inimitable style, and it holds the record for being the longest-running knowledge game show on Indian television.
This definitive edition comprises a selection of the best Q & As from this iconic children’s show. Featuring 1000 questions, carefully curated from the exhaustive twenty-year-old archives, this book is dotted with heartening anecdotes, fun trivia and thoughtful essays by people who worked on this much-loved show.

Select Preferred Format

Derek O'Brien

Derek O'Brien is an author, television personality, public speaker, politician and quizmaster.

Born in Kolkata, he began his 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 is Asia's best known quizmaster and the CEO of Derek O'Brien & Associates. He has been the host of the longest-running game show on Indian television, the Bournvita Quiz Contest, for which he was voted Best Anchor of a Game Show at the Indian Television Academy Awards three years in a row. Always innovating, Derek is also credited with having conducted the first quiz on Twitter in 2010.

Derek O'Brien is a twice-serving member of the Rajya Sabha from West Bengal. He is the parliamentary party leader of the All India Trinamool Congress in the Rajya Sabha as well as the chief national spokesperson of the party. He has spoken at, among others, Harvard, Yale and Columbia universities in the US as well as several IIMs, IITs and other premier educational institutions in India. He addressed the United Nations General Assembly as a member of the Indian parliamentary delegation in 2012. He has written over sixty bestselling reference, quiz and school textbooks.

To know more about the author, visit his website www.derek.in. You can also follow him on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook (@derekobrienmp).

More By The Author

Derek's Picks

Derek's Picks

Derek O'Brien
The Best Quizzes Of Derek O'Brien

The Best Quizzes Of Derek O'Brien

Derek O'Brien, O'Brien Derek

Magnificent reads for young readers for the month of April

As days get longer and warmer, we find ourselves cooped up in our homes, avoiding the scorching heat and that deadly virus no one should name. But time indoors doesn’t have to feel like a chore necessarily, thanks to our age-old friends—books. Here’s a list of refreshing reads to keep you engrossed and entertained through […]