How stuff works

Ever wondered why things are the way they are? Does the working and reason behind the existence of things make your mind agog? Then, buckle up for you will be tested on how you perceive and understand everything, and by everything, we mean everything. Come, participate in the How Stuff Works Quiz and win exciting prizes.

Date: 15th March 2019 (Day 1)
Time: 3:00 PM
Venue: Orion

Prizes worth INR 12000

  • Team quiz with maximum 3 members in a team will consist of written prelims of about 30 questions (subject to change)

  • Top 8 teams will take part in the finals

  • Finals consists of themed rounds (written) and regular rounds (bounce/pounce format) and will be kept at 3 each, with 8 questions for each regular round, and 5-8 questions for each themed round.

  • Teams of 3

  • Written Prelims

  • Top 8 teams qualify to the finals

  • Cheating/Misconduct by any means will lead to disqualification. GRBDF

Judging criteria:

  • The top 8 teams from the prelims qualify for the finals.

  • The format of judging and scoring will be revealed during the event.

Will be given at the time of the event.


Ques:What is HSW?

Ans:HSW stands for How Stuff Works and as the name suggests, it deals with the working of any device or phenomenon from any field.


Ques:How do I participate?

Ans:All you need to do is register for the event in the Pragyan website and show your Pragyan ID at the commencement of the event.




  1.  Anirudh Ram - 9500725895

  2. Himaja Krishna - 9182085390

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