1. Bourn Vita Quiz Contest
Bourn Vita Quiz Contest is sponsored by Cadbury and hosted by the quizmaster Derek O’Brian.It first aired on Zee TV on Sony and finally on Colors TV. The format of the contest is that children from all over the country come to participate and represent their respective schools. It is among the most famous quiz contests of India.
Kaun Banega Crorepati
Aired on Sony TV, Kaun Banega Crorepati is hosted by
Amitabh Bachchan. The show is based on the format where the contestants are asked questions based on general knowledge. Each contestant is given four options out of which he has to choose one. They are also given four lifelines to help them a little. With each the money prize keeps increasing and so does the difficulty level. The top prize is five rupees.
- Kya Aap Panchvi Pass Se Tezz Hain
The contest hosted by
Shah Rukh Khan aired on Star Plus. The contestant asked the of a fifth class student. At each the prize money was fixed. The questions were simple yet contestants faced difficulty in answering them. Contestants had an option to take help from the children if they get stuck at a question.
Antakshari aired on Zee TV and hosted by Anu Kapoor. It was a little different type of quiz. In the the contestants not only had to sing songs but also guess which song is being played. They were also asked to guess the or the singer. In each the contestants had to face different challenges.
- Disney Q Family Mastermind
Disney Q Family Mastermind aired on Disney channel. In the show whole family took part and each member was asked different questions based on general knowledge. There were different families that competed against each other. The family that cleared all the levels won the show and the money prize.
- Mastermind India
Mastermind India is copied from the popular series of Mastermind. In the the contestants were asked questions about the world. One should be sharp and needs to be aware the latest happening in the world and general knowledge should also be updated.
- Quizzing in India
Quizzing In India a show hosted by Neil O’Brian aired on Times Now. Students from all over the state were allowed to take part in this contest. The quiz show happened zone wise. First held in the North zone then the South zone, the contest was usually based on general knowledge and current affairs.
- Landmark Quiz
Landmark Quiz is sponsored by the Landmark bookstore and hosted by Dr. Navin Jayakumar. It is hosted in Delhi, Bangalore, and Hyderabad. There are different rounds. In the first round contestants have to answer the questions shown on the screen and after they go on further where they are asked a puzzle, questions about general knowledge and logical reasoning questions.
- ESPN School Quiz
The quiz is aired on ESPN. The show is for school students across the country. The students should be up to date general knowledge and current affairs and should also know a bit about sports. There are different rounds through which the contestants have to go through and the winner makes his school proud.
- HDFC Spell Bee
HDFC Spell Bee is sponsored by HDFC and The Times Of India. The format of the show is that contestants are asked to spell different words. It is for kids aged from twelve to sixteen years of age. There are different stages starting from basic spellings and the words become harder and harder with each stage.