GUWAHATI, Dec 5 - The 12th edition of the mega quizzing event Indian Oil Servo Brain Jam National Quiz 2017, was held at the Gauhati Medical College Auditorium on Sunday. The mega quizzing programme was conducted by quiz legend Barry O� Brien.
The theme of the quiz was �Apne Desh Ko Jano�.
Altogether 141 teams from the North East participated in the prelims and eight teams qualified for the finals. The two champions from the region � East D-Generation and Gauhati University � were awarded a cash prize of Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 along with gift hampers.
Both the teams qualified for the grand finale and locked horns with the national teams that arrived from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bangalore.
Six teams went through to the national finale. Team Kolkata emerged champions, followed by Mumbai. The winners were awarded a to-and-fro air ticket to the city of their choice and a stay there for four days and three nights.
Minister of State for Power Pallab Lochan Das attended the function as the chief guest. General Manager, Indian Oil, PK Kakati was present as the guest of honour.