The Xaverian Quiz Club has been an active,
intellectual arm of the institution since the inception of
quiz competitions in the 1960’s. The Quiz Club of this
school has always been a vibrant, dynamic, prize-achieving
body, no matter how many AVTAARS it had to go through.Participated Penguin Year Book Quiz – an intra school quiz held on 28th October, ’09.
Aviation and Aeroplane Quiz – held on 23rd October, ’09 at B.I.T.M., Kolkata, where the boys of Class 11 stood first
JAICO IZ’09, an inter school quiz held at St. James School on 23rd October, ’09
Linc Company Spelling Bee, an intra-school contest, held on 21st October, ’09.
Participated in Our Lady Queen of Missions CHIAROS QURO QUIZ on 13th October, ’09.
I.T. Quiz, an inter-school computer knowledge quiz held at Kala Mandir, on Sept. ’09, where St. Xavier’s stood first.
Xuberance ’09 Spelling Bee (5th July 2009): SXCS team finished in first place.
Xuberance ’09 Quiz (5th July 2009): SXCS team finished second among eight teams.
Star ESPN Spelling Bee – May – June 2009: On an All India basis, Anshuman Mohan ranked 7th, Robert Fernandez finished in the first 30. Both students of Class 9.
At present, the club is being monitored by Mr. Andrew Singh,
Ms. Sriporna Chakraborty and Mr. Brett Fernandes. The latter
two teachers have also escorted some of our teams to the
On the 24th July 2012 students from Classes 8 - 12 of St
Xavier's Collegiate School Kolkata participated in Quizzard,
a quiz organized by The Times of India and Metro Dairy at
the St. Xavier's College Auditorium.
Over 80 schools took part in three sets of prelims which was
concluded by a final of six rounds. Of the three Xaviers'
teams that took part, one of our teams, featuring Anshuman
Mohan of Class 12 and Shourya Dasgupta of Class 11 emerged
winners and were victorious in winning the trophy.
It should-be noted that at the end of the fourth round our
boys were no where near even third place, but suddenly came
alive in the fifth round to briefly leap-frog everybody to
the first spot. It was in the sixth and final round that
Anshuman and Shourya literally ran away with the Quiz to
finish comfortably ahead of the second placed team by over
Our boys are currently looking forward to more Quizzes in
the coming months.
In the academic session 2009-2010, the club has sent teams
to face different intellectual challenges at different
institutions. The competitions attended are as follows:
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