By Uditha Devapriya
The General Knowledge Club of Royal College will present the Blue and Gold Quiz for the 26th consecutive occasion on Friday, October 21. The Quiz, reputed to be the oldest in the country, has taken a prominent place among the Quizzing community in Sri Lanka, while the Club celebrates its 40th Anniversary this year (making it the oldest in the country as well). Due to its prestigious nature, it attracts quite a number of participants and enthusiasts every time.
The Royal College General Knowledge Club (RCGKC) traces its history to 1976, when it was established as the General Knowledge Society. It morphed into a Club five years later. Held as a table and written contest with five rounds of 10 questions each, the Blue and Gold Quiz has differentiated itself from other similar school-based competitions by not compartmentalising it into separately themed rounds and by not having a final, oral session between the top two contenders.
As with previous years, the Quiz will be open house, meaning that participation will be on a first come first served basis. School teams can confirm their participation by contacting either of the following people: Janith at 0773777047 and Ravindu at 0774672331