Biz Quiz 2013: An Outstanding Success!


It certainly was a battle of epic proportions as 32 of Sri Lanka’s top corporates battled for supremacy at the inaugural Biz Quiz 2013 – Mercantile Quiz Championship! The Teams competed for 5 titles over 60 General Knowledge Questions covering a wide area of topics including: Current Affairs, Geography, History, World Politics, Creative Arts, Sports and Entertainment. The margin of victory showed everyone what an intense battle it certainly was.

DFCC Bank emerged the overall winners of Biz Quiz 2013 scoring 41 points out of 60. They were closely followed by Seylan Bank who beat HSBC HDPL for second place after a close tie-breaker. The event saw over 200 of Sri Lanka’s top corporate masterminds gathering under 1 roof and it was certainly a privilege to have a number of new teams participating at a quiz programme of this nature for the first time.

“We are extremely happy and proud with the success of Biz Quiz 2013. We received many outstanding comments on the event by the participants and we certainly hope to make this an annual event” said Dhashanthie Gamalatge, Founder and CEO at Dashing Events.

“Thumbs up. Great event. Well organized and managed. Thanks for the great trivia experience. It was the first time I participated in a public quiz competition and you guys made it a wonderful experience.” said Shahad Hussein, Asst. Manager Operations – Amana Takaful PLC.

Biz Quiz 2013 was organized by Dashing Events, in association with the European Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (ECCSL), along with many other event and service partners including ReadMe, which was proud to be the Official Online Media Partner for the event.


The final result of Biz Quiz 2013 is as follows:

Champions:   DFCC Bank
2nd Place:   Seylan Bank
3rd Place:   HSBC HDPL


Category Winners

Banking and Finance:   DFCC Bank
IT/ Software:   99X Technology
Open Category:   The Resource Syndicate

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