Discovery Kids to air Wild Wisdom quiz

discovery-kids-logoDiscovery Kids, in partnership with WWF-India, presents WILD WISDOM QUIZ 2014 – India’s largest wildlife quiz for children. The quiz show will air on Discovery Kids on Saturday, December 20 at 11 AM, with a repeat on Sunday, December 21 at 8 PM.

Held in 30 cities across India, Discovery Kids and WWF-India’s Wild Wisdom Quiz 2014 is aimed at increasing environmental awareness amongst students in India through various themes associated with conservation.

This year, the quiz focused on ‘Forest Biodiversity’ to spread awareness of the increasing importance of conserving our forests amongst school children. The quiz saw participation from over 15,000 schools across the country. In addition to the Middle School quiz, there was a quiz for Junior School (Classes 3-5) and an online quiz for High School (Classes 9-12) children.

Rahul Johri, Executive Vice President and General Manager – South Asia & Southeast Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific said, “Wild Wisdom Quiz 2014 received an encouraging response from schools across the country. In keeping with the brand promise, Discovery Kids, through this quiz, will stimulate young minds and provide wholesome entertainment.”

The quiz was conducted for the Middle School level on October 1, 2014 at the WWF-India auditorium in New Delhi. The champions for this year’s Wild Wisdom Quiz are  Aaron Dev Jose and Pooja Bijoy of L’ecole Chemnaka School, Trivandrum, with  Jeevesh C. and Vignesh SK of Vidya Niketan School, Chennai, and Arnav Gupta and Aniket Mishra of Arwachin International School, Delhi, in second and third place respectively. The winners have won a trip to a Nature Camp in Rishikesh, where they can partake in a host of adventure sports and nature-related activities. Supported by Adventure Nation, the camp enables students to experience nature in all its wonder.

Discovery Kids and WWF-India’s Wild Wisdom Quiz 2014 was supported by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE), and is recognized as a Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) activity.

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