2020NSMQ: Achimota School qualifies for quarterfinals after impressive performance over Adventist SHS and St. Hubert Seminary

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Achimota School has qualified for the quarterfinal stage after an impressive performance over Adventist SHS and St. Hubert Seminary at the One-eighth Stage of the ongoing 2020 edition of the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ).

Day Two at the NSMQ One-eighth Stage saw two-time NSMQ Champions, Achimota School (1998, 2004), showing off in a contest against Adventist SHS, Bantama and St. Hubert Seminary SHS. As the first contest of the day, Achimota School set the tone with an incredible performance that ended with an impressive 42 points for the former champions.

Adventist SHS, Bantama led Round One but could not maintain their momentum throughout the contest. Irrespective of their tough competition, they ended the contest in second place.

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None of the contestants got close to winning the Prudential Life NSMQ Star in solving the Problem of the Day.

In Round Five, Adventist SHS, Bantama was on fire , answering three out of four riddles correctly to win the GOIL Riddle Bonanza, worth GHc1200.00 at the One-eighth Stage.

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Mrs. Gladys Odey Schwinger, quiz mistress, presenting the GOIL Riddle Bonanza award to Adventist SHS, Bantama.

 

Will Achimota School make history by grabbing their third trophy after a 16-year drought?

Here’s a breakdown of today’s contest:

Round One – General questions on Chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics

Adventist SHS, Bantama: 14

Achimota School: 12

St. Hubert Seminary: 10

 

Round Two – Speed Race

Achimota School: 28

Adventist SHS, Bantama: 13

St. Hubert Seminary: 11

 

Round Three – Problem of the Day

Achimota School: 29

Adventist SHS, Bantama: 14

St. Hubert Seminary: 11

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Round Four – True or False

Achimota School: 42

Adventist SHS, Bantama: 24

St. Hubert Seminary: 21

 

Round Five – Riddles

Achimota School: 42

Adventist SHS, Bantama: 33

St. Hubert Seminary: 24

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