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Essential Quiz Book A must-have Quiz book

Author Name: Stanley David | Format: Paperback | Genre : BODY, MIND & SPIRIT | Other Details

This is a must-have quiz book that covers a wide spectrum of information drawn from diverse areas of interest. The topics range from Arthurian legends, archaeology, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata to word origins, dinosaurs, musicals and the World Wars, with separate sections on cult icons like James Bond, Tintin, Alfred Hitchcock, Agatha Christie, J.R.R. Tolkien and Harry Potter. In addition, there are several sets of Mixed Bag questions to challenge the most ardent trivia buff.

Over a thousand questions full of fascinating information are packed into this book. Here the curious reader will come to know what the V.S.O.P. on a brandy bottle signifies, learn of the popular beverage invented by John Styth Pemberton, learn about the only person who has composed the national anthems of two countries, and guess the name of the composer whose last words were ‘I shall hear in heaven’.

Full of interesting information and trivia that range from the familiar to the esoteric, this book will be a welcome addition to the shelf of every quiz enthusiast.

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Stanley David

Stanley David, a well-known quizmaster with 40 years of quizzing experience, was the member of the famous Dalhousie Institute Quiz Team, Kolkata, the winners of the AQUO Trophy for the Best Quiz Team in the country. During the 80s and the 90s, he has won innumerable quizzes like the All-India North Star Quiz, Calcutta Tercentenary Quiz, Brain of Calcutta (runner-up), Close-Up Quiz and many more. 

He is an alumni of St Vincent’s School, Berhampur ( Ganjam), a graduate of Loyola College, Madras, and a Post-Graduate from Berhampur University.

Mr. David has had a distinguished career in marketing at the Steel Authority of India, followed by a successful stint as a senior trade adviser with the British Deputy High Commission, Calcutta. As Infosys Alliance Partner for Campus Connect in 2007–13, he has trained thousands of engineering students. He has conducted training in Leadership and Excellence for clients such as Infosys, Wipro, GAIL, HP and Union, Government of India. 

His current focus, as part of a training initiative called Master Trainers Inc., is training teachers in advanced facilitation skills and empowering students in public speaking and creativity and creating a motivated team of master trainers. 

Mr. Stanley David is based in Bangalore.