Berty Ashley is a Molecular Geneticist at the Dystrophy Annihilation Research Trust, Bengaluru. When he is not busy doing his research, he can be usually seen at a concert playing the guitar, keyboards and drums, or at a quiz. He and his team have won the first India Coffee Board Coffee Quiz. He has been the senior content editor for the south Indian version of Kaun Banega Crorepati. He is the author of the popular ‘Easy Like Sunday Morning’ quiz in the Hindu Sunday Magazine and published a collection of these quizzes in his book ‘Quizzes for Quirky Minds’. Berty and his partner Akhila Phadnis have gone on to co-author a series of 7 quiz books. He is known for his fun and work-outable quizzes which are usually filled with puns and bad jokes.
Sunday 28 May
Let's Get Quizzical
A general quiz about the world around us! Through a fun quiz let's learn how nature has inspired innovations in engineering, how people chanced upon discoveries that changed history, how pop culture has become part of science, and why some people on a train have to thank a slime mould. Come and discover that you know much more than you think you do!