On April 29th, 2016, the Physiology Department of I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University held the first Sechenov Inter-Medical School Physiology Quiz 2016.

The quiz began its registration at 0830 in the morning and the opening ceremony was held at 0930. There were traditional performances and the teams' introductory videos. Prof. Dr. Oleg S. Glazachev, the main project advisor initiated the opening ceremony in the presence of students, participants and all other physiology lecturers including Prof. Dr. Alexey Evgenevich Umryukhin, HOD of Physiology.

Ten teams from three different universities took part in the competition. They were eight teams from I.M Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, one team from Kursk State Medical University and one team from Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy. A total of 49 participants were competing for the most coveted trophy.

The main sponsors of the event are Simatex Company United and Al-Amin Travel Agency. They were present during the opening and closing ceremony.

An honourable quiz master, Prof. Dr. Cheng Hwee Ming who came all the way from University of Malaya in Malaysia took over the event and round 1 began at 1000. There were three main rounds and one elimination round. The following shows the grouping system of the team competition in the first round.

  1. Wave of Excitation vs Violet Gang
  2. The Four Horsemen vs JPA Rockers
  3. Invictus vs Ninos
  4. Ketchup vs Rojak 91
  5. Team Hawk Insights vs Sechenov Inhibition
Five teams managed to get into the the second round. They were Wave of Excitation, The Four Horsemen, Invictus, Ketchup, and Sechenov Inhibition. The highest score from the losing teams was chosen to compete in the Second round and Team Hawk Insights won without competing in the elimination round. The other losing teams were given a chance to compete in the semi final (second round) through winning an elimination round. Thus, four teams left competed with one another (two sessions) and two teams were chosen to go to the next round.
Teams Hawk Insights lost to the Four Horsemen team, Ketchup lost to Sechenov Inhibition team and Invictus lost to Wave of Excitation team in the second round. Teams hawk Insights collected the highest score among the losing teams and this made them the second runner up winner. Sechenov Inhibition lost to the Four Horsemen and eventually made them the first runner up winner and Four Horsemen as the champion team.

Winners of the second runner up each received a trophy and certification of achievement. Winners of the first runner up each received a trophy, certificate of achievement and cash prizes. Champion of the competition received a trophy, certificate of achievement, cash prizes and physiology textbook written by Prof. Dr. Cheng Hwee Ming.

On the other hand, all the participants received certificate of participation.

There were special awards given to the participants with two highest score; Best Participant Award. Bryan Tan E xin (fifth year) and Chen Zhi Tian (fifth year) each received iPad mini as a special gift and certificate of achievement.

Prepared by: Nurul Syuhada (4th Year)