The Sustainable Development Goals are a collection of 17 interlinked global goals. It serves as a "blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all”. Sustainable Development Goals or the SDGs as they are referred to is something everyone would have read or would have known. Based on this idea, the Sociology and Social Work Association conducted SDG Quiz Competition as an inaugural intra-department competition on the 3rd of April at 1:00 p.m. This quiz aims to provide a platform where you can test and challenge your level of awareness. Formulated as a 2 rounds quiz with finals, the quiz had interesting participation among the students. It was an individual quiz and students were asked to compete solo. The event had to be conducted via virtual meeting through the WebEx platform.
The event was hosted by Neha Shetty and co-hosted by Gurneesh and Salma. The first Prelims round commenced at 1:01 p.m and was concluded at 1:11 p.m as the round involved filling the google forms with the questions. Totally the google sheet had 13 questions and had to be completed with the given time of 10 minutes. After the first round, the scores were noted. The second round was the Eliminator round, where the participants were sent a link to a special platform called ‘Quizizz’ and the participants had to compete through the website link by answering the given questions where they would be provided with the code to access the quiz through the link. The website at the end of the quiz revealed the participant with the highest score. At 1:21 p.m the round two came to an end. The final round was a PPT presentation where the questions were displayed to the participants and they had to privately send the answers to the host. There were two sub-rounds presented in the last round. The last round also had the rule of ‘Pounce and Bounce’ with add on of +10 and -10. The final round was completed at 2:00 p.m. The tallying of scores commenced at 2:02 p.m with the marks from all the 3 rounds being taken into account. The winner of the competition was N Sindhu from 4 PSEco who scored 98 marks and the first and second runners-up were Pooja A and Vikram Bhansali, both from 4PSEco with a score of 95 and 72 respectively. The event was concluded by Neha, Gurneesh and Salma at 2:05 p.m.