Trivandrum: The daily online quiz as part of the ongoing Grand Kerala Shopping Festival (GKSF) has become a huge hit among netizens with diverse backgrounds, if the list of the winners so far is any indication. Housewives to students and professionals in urban centres to rural folks have all been not just active participants but also winners of the quiz, hosted by actress Ann Alexia Anra.
Nidhun, a soldier in the Indian Army and now on leave in Kerala, is an active participant in the GKSF online quiz. “I am so excited to have won a prize. I will keep on answering questions every day,” says Nidhun, echoing the spirit of the participants. Deepa, a housewife from Thiruvananthapuram, also thrilled after winning the prize says “This is a great opportunity for common people to participate and win exciting prizes”.
In a release, U V Jose, Director GKSF said, “We have seen a tremendous response to the quiz. More importantly, the winners also reflect the popularity of the quiz among different sections of the society, varied class and diverse locations. Like Nidhun or Deepa, most of the participants take part in the competition on a regular basis”.
Some participants are guided into the competition by others as in the case of Sudheesh, a BA student of NSS College, Changanassery. In fact, it was his teacher who asked him to take part in the competition. “I knew there would be a lot of participants and I did not expect to win a prize. But I did,” says Sudheesh.
The quiz was introduced as a novel element of the ongoing sixth edition of South Indian Bank-GKSF. Ann poses one question every day in this video quiz. Launched from December 17, the quiz will continue till January 30, 2013.
Web users can participate in the quiz competition by joining the GKSF Facebook page or logging on to the official website.
Kerala IT News