Geoquest Enlinea

We are back with a bang! After many blockbuster events over the last three years we are back with our latest fun & learning offering.

In keeping with the times and the present crisis, we have gone online. You can now participate from the comfort of your home and Stay safe.

Introducing the ‘GEOQUEST ENLINEA’, a one of a kind series of online quizzes based on the very interesting science of the Earth. As another step in our mission of building awareness of the importance of Earth Science, the quiz series is based on Mother Earth and its wonderful and baffling mysteries and the application of Geosciences in our daily lives.

The GEOQUEST ENLINEA is a series of 12 monthly quizzes which will be rolled out on the 1st of each month.  Not only can one win a certificate of accomplishment every month, the event also allows you to accumulate your monthly points and gain knowledge badges and of course win grand gifts at the end of the year…

Discover how Geoscience is closely intertwined with human existence. Brace yourself for a challenge, for you will be hit by a meteoric shower of mind-boggling questions and facts. Compete at a global level. Challenge your friends. Gain points and showcase your badges. Become a “Geo-Whiz – the Wizard of Geoscience” and walk away with exciting gifts.

At CERG we believe that learning must be fun. Hence, we give you a ‘Double Whammy ‘– a set of mind challenging questions accompanied with a dose of useful information to increase your knowledge of Earth Science. Each episode not only brings to you intriguing questions but also gives you information on the questions asked in that episode.  

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Year-long Online event.
  • Open to all, across the Globe.
  • Individual competition.  
  • No teams, no groups. Participate all by yourself.
  • Compete at a Global level.
  • No age restrictions. Anyone and everyone can take part.
  • Once a month, 12 theme based exciting episodes. Will be run monthly on the 1st of every month.
  • Certificates of accomplishment every month
  • Points can be earned every month.
  • Win attractive badges, titles, and special certificates with accumulated points  fourth month onwards.
  • Extensive learning in a fun manner.  Answers and respective Trivia will be shown with the result on completion of every episode (Monthly quiz)
  • See your name appear on our website and social media.
  • Chance to be crowned as the global “GEO WHIZ”, the wizard of Earth Sciences at the end of the year.

 

GUIDELINES

A. GENERAL

  • Geoquest Enlinea is a set of 12 Quiz episodes which will go live monthly, on the 1st of every month.
  • Each episode of quiz will consist of an Earth Science related theme like: Astronomy, Geography, Geology, Atmospheric Sciences, Hydrosphere, Environment, Landforms, Petrology, Geo heritage, Engineering Geology, Petroleum Geology etc.
  • Participation is free and open to all. Participants will require to register and create a user account. User progress will be saved in their account.
  • Each quiz round will consist of approximately 25 questions which may include pictorial and video-graphic questions.
  • Quiz will be time bound.
  • All participants who score 60% or above in a quiz episode will receive a certificate of accomplishment.
  • Participants will receive points after every episode based on their score.  
  • Maximum of 100 points can be scored in each episode and a maximum of 1200 cumulative points are up for grabs, spread across the 12 quiz episodes.
  • Participants with high cumulative points will receive special certificates, exciting titles & badges, and will be featured on the CERG website & social media page every month.  

B. POINTS SYSTEM

  • Every percent scored in the Quiz episode will translate to 1 point.  (1% = 1 point)
  • Points from previous Quiz episodes will be carried forward and added to the next quiz episode points. This will be the participant’s cumulative points.
  • For example, if the participant scores 60%, 50% and 80% in 1st, 2nd and 3rd quiz episode respectively, then his/her cumulative points will consist of the addition of 60, 50 & 80, which is 190 (60+50+80).
  • Participants who score 1100 points and above will earn the title of the “Geo-Whiz” and will be awarded a special certificate and attractive prizes.

Special badges and titles are up for grabs at the specified level of cumulative points. Names of all badge and title winners will feature on the CERG website and social media page. Table showing points required for different badges is given below

Badge Cumulative points
required
Amethyst 200
Topaz 400
Emerald 700
Ruby 900
Sapphire 1000
Diamond 1100 & above

C. REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

  • You need to register to take part in the quiz.
  • To register, click on “Register a new account” on the entry screen.
  • On the next screen click on “REGISTER” button.
  • On the next screen, fill in the required details i.e. email address, custom password etc. and click on Submit.
  • A verification link will be sent to your email address. Click on the link provided in the email to verify your account.  You should get a message” Email address verified successfully
  • The verification link can only be used once.
  • You can now login to the quiz using the “Login to Geoquest Enlinea” button. This link will only be active from 12:00 noon on 1st August 2020
  • In case you get the message “Invalid verification link”, you will need to register again.
  • Your username is your registered email address. 
  • In case you have forgotten your password, click on “Forgot password?” link on login screen and enter your registered email address, then click on “Reset password”. New password will be sent to your registered email address.

 

TO REGISTER CLICK ON BUTTON BELOW