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10-year-old Indian-origin girl is crowned as Britain’s brightest child

PTI
Published Aug 4, 2016, 4:32 am IST
Updated Aug 4, 2016, 7:59 am IST
Rhea, who moved to the UK with her family from the US six years ago and now lives in west London, correctly spelled the word “eleemosynary.
Rhea accepts her trophy. ( Via Web)
 Rhea accepts her trophy. ( Via Web)

London: A 10-year-old Indian-origin girl has been crowned as Britain’s brightest child after she won a popular television quiz competition in the UK.

Rhea shot ahead in Tuesday’s final of ‘Child Genius 2016’ on Channel 4 with six correct answers and then drew equal with her opponent Saffy on nine points as they entered the final head-to-head question round.

 

Rhea, who moved to the UK with her family from the US six years ago and now lives in west London, correctly spelled the word “eleemosynary”, meaning relating to charity, to claim the title at the end of four weeks of tough question rounds.

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