Ever since the start of the One-eighth of the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ), it has traditionally been all about surprises and seizing of “moments.” This One-eighth stage is a proved that NSMQ is an outstanding quiz show from either the UGBS Auditorium or New N Block.
This last day of the One-eighth Stage was capped with surprise and excitement as true winners were revealed.
The last day of the One-eighth Stage saw the lives of NSMQ five times champions, Presbyterian Boys’, Legon having a smooth and easy access to the Quarter final stage by beating Aggrey Memorial SHS and Sunyani SHS with ease.
Also, “Mmarima mma” of Koforidua Secondary Technical fought their way to the Quarter final stage by clashing University Practice SHS and St. Charles Minor Seminary.
The action continued live at New N Block arena, where Ghana National College mercilessly crashed their opponents with a huge gap……what a beating!
Kumasi’s very own KNUST SHS also competed in the One-eighth but unluckily for them failed to qualify as they lost to Osino Presby SHTS by 30 to 23 points with a difference of seven points, also St. John’s Grammar had 14 points being last.
Northern School of Business was set to challenge Bolgatanga SHS and St. John’s School at R.S. Amageshie, UGBS Auditorium. With Dr. Thelma Ohene-Agyei as the quizmistress. The competition began hard for schools as their opponents were not ready to give up.
Only St. John’s School got a point in solving the ‘Problem of the Day,’ with Bolgatanga SHS and Northern School of Business having zero points.
The competition ended with Northern School of Business having 24 points and 23 points for Bolgatanga SHS with St. John’s School, 22.
The lads from Aburi Presby SHTS won their side of the competition Presby SHS, Abetifi and St. Ignatius of Loyola SHS.
Here’s the breakdown of the last day of the One-eighth Stage.
R.S AMAGESHIE, UGBS AUDITORIUM
1st contest of the day
Aburi Presby SHTS – 50 points
St. Ignatius of Loyola SHS – 16 points
Presby SHS, Abetifi – 15 points
2nd contest of the day
Northern School of Business – 24 points
Bolgatanga SHS – 23 points
St. John’s School, Sekondi – 22 points
3rd contest of the day
Osino Presby SHTS – 30 points
KNUST SHS – 23 points
St. John’s Grammar – 14 points
NEW N BLOCK
4th contest of the day
Ghana National College – 50 points
Tepa SHS – 14 points
Akatsi SHTS – 13 points
5th contest of the day
Koforidua Sec. Tech- 44 points
University Practice SHS- 38points
St. Charles Minor Seminary- 24 points
6th contest of the day
Presbyterian Boys’ Sec, Legon – 59 points.
Aggrey Memorial SHS – 32 points
Sunyani SHS – 27 points