Going Down the Memory Lane with Fun Moments from ‘The Bournvita Quiz Contest’

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, The Bournvita Quiz Contest Collector’s Edition comprises a selection of the best Q & As from this iconic children’s show.

Here’s what our readers have to say about the must-watch show of the ’90s!

“I used to buy 1kg packs of Bournvita to be a prodigy child after reading this…amazing book!!”

– @karankumbria20

 “The best thing that happened on the weekends. He was fun watching and learning.”

– @bookaville

“Every Sunday glueing on to TV and competing with cousins in who answers the most!!!”

– @amimehta

 “The buzzer rounds!!”

-@nishtha.shah11

“I used to tune in and realise how much I don’t know( every time!). Derek was amazing throughout.”

-@richa_reads

 “The amazing way Derek used to narrate the questions and our real-time contest with cousins.”

– @goodreadpoetry

“The orange Bournvita mugs– Also our school hosted it once.”

-@ashrey_official

 “His voice”

-@divya_katta

 “DEREK! The opening.”

-@parinitie

“the jingle”

-@pradishabrar

“Challenging questions which increased my knowledge.”

-@a2kamat


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.

 

 

 

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