The Astronomy Quiz.

March 15, 2020 IST

Problem Statement

This is an on-site astronomy quiz. It comprises of two rounds:
  1. Preliminary round: Participants will attempt a written quiz with questions on astronomy and related areas. The quiz will comprise 30 questions (20 MCQs and 10 short answer type questions).
  2. Final round: Participants will attempt another written quiz with questions that require a more in-depth knowledge of astronomy. Further details about this round will be provided before its commencement.


  • The preliminary round will be 40 minutes long.
  • Duration of the final round will be disclosed before its commencement.

Judging Criteria

  • The points distribution for the preliminary round will be specified on the question paper.
  • Number and type of questions for the final round will be revealed just before the round commences.
  • If two or more participants get the same score, there will be a tie-breaker round.
  • In a tie-breaker round, the participants will be asked questions based on astronomy, individually.

Rules and Regulations

  • Participants must be present at the specified venue at least 5 minutes before the commencement of the event.
  • Candidates are requested to bring their own pens.
  • Use of mobile phones, smart watches, bluetooth or any other electronic gadgets, any printed or hand written paper are not allowed during quiz.
  • Talking to each other, sharing the sheet(s), or any other form of cheating will lead to disqualification.
  • A person can leave the room only after submitting the sheet(s).
  • Organizers reserve the right to modify the rules at any point in time, with intimation to registered participants.
In case of any doubt/concern regarding the event, either call the coordinators or write an email to

Event Coordinators