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Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School dismiss opponents, qualify for Semifinals

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The five-time champions, Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School, have proved their mettle to proceed to the Semifinal Stage of the 2020 edition of the NSMQ. They faced off Ghana National College and Koforidua Secondary Technical School in the last Quarterfinal contest in this year’s competition.

The first round ended with Ghana National College leading the contest with a two-point margin. However, Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School gained control of the contest by the third round and led the group with 32 points. Ghana National College followed closely with 29 points, with Koforidua Secondary Technical School coming in third with 26 points.

The contestants solving the Problem of the Day
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The Problem of the Day seemed like a tough one for all the three schools, as none of them could score more than a point.

The “blue magicians” maintained their lead in the competition till the end of the contest, where they scored 51 points to win the AirtelTigo Highest Scorer of the Day award, worth GH₵3000.00 at the Quarterfinal Stage.

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Here is a breakdown of the contest:

Round One – General questions on Chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics
Ghana National College: 29
PRESEC, Legon: 27
Koforidua Sec. Tech: 25

Round Two – Speed Race
PRESEC, Legon: 31
Ghana National College: 29
Koforidua Sec. Tech: 25

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Round Three – Problem of the Day
PRESEC, Legon: 32
Ghana National College: 29
Koforidua Sec. Tech: 26

Round Four – True or False
PRESEC Legon: 45
Ghana National College: 42
Koforidua Sec. Tech.: 39

Round Five – Riddles
PRESEC, Legon: 51
Ghana National College: 42
Koforidua Sec. Tech: 42

The National Science & Maths Quiz and Science Festival is sponsored by the Ghana Education Service in partnership with Absa Bank Ghana Limited and supported by Joy News, Prudential Life Insurance, Goil, Airtel Tigo, Dano Milk, Academic City, Accra College of Medicine, Academic City, Central University, GTP, Newmount Ghana, Adansi Travels, Medifem Multi-specialist Hospital and Fertility Centre, Third Eyecare Vision Centre and YFM.

The NSMQ is proudly produced by Primetime. 

Source: nsmq.com.gh

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