GUWAHATI, Nov 21 - Adhiraj Kar of Class VIII and Samarjit Das of Class VI of Delhi Public School, Guwahati, emerged winners of the national-level quiz and represented India in the international level of the Wild Wisdom Quiz 2019 which is Asia�s biggest and India�s only international-level wildlife quiz.
The Indian team represented by the duo secured the fourth position, while Columbia (USA) was declared winner and the United Kingdom team bagged the second position.
Television artiste Cyrus Sahukar was the quiz master for both the national and international levels of Wild Wisdom Quiz (WWQ) held in New Delhi on November 19 and 20 respectively.
Archita Baruah Bhattacharyya, State Coordinator WWF-India, Assam State Office said that this year was the hattrick win for Assam, as it bagged the national championship in Wild Wisdom Quiz for the third time.
Adhiraj Kar represented Assam and the North East for the third time, becoming a two-time national champion.
This year over 1,30,000 students participated in the WWF Wild Wisdom Quiz- 2019. The quiz was to celebrate the natural world and encourage children to learn more about planet Earth and its natural wonders through a fun-filled and participatory methodology.
Another milestone for Assam was that national champion of 2016 WWQ Bhraaz Kashyap of Army Public School, Narangi, Guwahati, secured the second position and national champion of 2017 WWQ Navaneel Chakraborty of Delhi Public School, Guwahati, secured the seventh position in the senior-level online Wild Wisdom Quiz 2019 where over 8,400 students from Class IX to Class XII participated from all over the country.