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BBC's 'Mastermind' fifth volume unveiled

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MUMBAI: Post four previous releases of the much talked about volumes of Mastermind India, which has become quite popular among quiz enthusiasts in India, Mastermind India's fifth volume has hit the racks consisting all the questions from the show's fifth and final series.



Mastermind India, India's premier television quiz show hosted by Siddhartha Basu, is the Indian incarnation of Mastermind, the show always known for its depth and range of questions.



Enclosing 88 mind boggling sets of general knowledge questions, and over 1800 questions, volume five tackles interesting areas of specialization, ranging from the Nuremberg trials to Fermat's last theorem, from the history of Intel to the life of Dhirubhai Ambani, and from the film career of Aamir Khan and the cricketing career of the Amarnaths to the Woodstock concert and recipients of the Bharat Ratna.



Also included are all the questions from the special Champion of Champions round conducted in the final series of Mastermind India.



Siddhartha Basu has presented and produced a number of quiz shows on television over the last eighteen years, including five series of Mastermind India.



Kaun Banega Crorepati, the turning property on Star which was hosted by Amitabh Bachchan was directed and produced by Siddhartha Basu, with content compiled by his team at Synergy.



Among Siddhartha Basu's other popular quiz series are Quiz Time, the national inter-college quiz, India Quiz and Kamzor Kadii Kaun.

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