KARACHI: All Karachi Inter Collegiate Quiz Competition 2013 was held at Defence Authority SKBZ College here Thursday. Hafiz Nasimuddin, President Pakistan Quiz Society was the chief guest of the function.
The chief guest underlined the significance of the power of knowledge and termed the quiz competitions as the hallmark of a sound education system. He said that in the present times the world was moving from industrial economy to knowledgebased economy and as such knowledge and information plays a pivotal role in success of any venture. He added that general knowledge was a vital part of education as sword was mightier than pen.
Nasimuddin reiterated that the quiz competitions provided an excellent opportunity to enhance the mental skills of students and played a pivotal role in the development of their all round personality.
Earlier the Principal of the College, Brig R Shahid Saleem stressed upon the students the dire need for constant update of knowledge for a successful career in this technological and information age.
Students of the leading colleges of the metropolis participated in the event. The students answered different interesting and intellectually vibrant questions covering a vast panorama of subjects including education, science, Islamic studies, history, sports and current affairs etc.
According to the results, the quiz competition at college level was won by Army Public School Saddar while Bahria College For Boys Karsaz clinched the second position. Fazaia Degree College, PAF Base Faisal got the third position.
At the end, the chief guest gave away the trophies to the winning teams and distributed the certificates among the organizers of the programme.