BQC QUIZBOOK 3 Exciting new Q & A from the latest season of the iconic quiz show

by Derek O’Brien

  1. ISBN: 978-81-291-3715-9
  2. Pages: 140 pages
  3. Date: August 2015


Bournvita Quiz Contest started out in 1972 as a live quiz show, before moving on to being a weekly radio show. Since 1992, it has been hosted by Derek O’Brien and has been the country’s longest running quiz show on Indian television. In 2014 and 2015, it embraced the digital age fully. After the preliminary rounds that were conducted in 3500 schools across the country, the top teams vied for the BQC trophy in a final nail-biting series of episodes telecast online on Youtube.
In BQC Quiz Book 3, Derek O’Brien brings together the best questions that were asked on the latest season of the show. The questions range in topics from history to science to language and literature to sports and more. Interesting and informative, this collection of questions will delight all quiz enthusiasts, old and young.


Derek O’Brien 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 in his passion—quizzing. Today, Derek O’Brien is Asia’s best-known quizmaster and the CEO of Derek O’Brien & 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. Always innovating and keeping abreast with the times, he is also credited with having conducted the first quiz on Twitter in 2010.
In 2011, he was voted to the Rajya Sabha as a member of Parliament and is the leader of the Trinamool Congress in the Rajya Sabha.
He has written several best-selling reference and quiz books.

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