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NSMQ2022: OWASS progress to Quarterfinals with thundering display against SUSEC, ANSECO

It was an exciting and interesting end of the One-eighth Stage at the Saarah-Mensah Auditorium. The second contest of the last day featured Opoku Ware School (OWASS), Anlo SHS (ANSECO), and Sunyani SHS (SUSEC).

OWASS commenced the contest with a spectacular performance and managed to answer almost all their questions correctly, as well as, snatch bonus points.

Opoku Ware School did not start round two off on a good foot but hurriedly rose to the speed, put up their best and added more points to their lead. None of the three schools earned the Prudential Life NSMQ star award after their sub-par display in the third round. 

Although OWASS sat in a comfortable lead, they weren’t ready to relax for the win. They left no question unanswered in the fourth round, earning them chants as “The True/False Gods". With a remarkable performance in the last round, they received the cash prize award for winning the Goil Riddle Bonanza by answering three out of four riddles correctly. OWASS proved they were no match for ANSECO and SUSEC and retained their seed.

Here are the round-by-round scores of the second contest of the day at the Saarah-Mensah auditorium.

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

Opoku Ware School - 24pts Anlo SHS - 10pts Sunyani SHS - 6pts

Round Two – The Speed Race

Opoku Ware School - 35pts Anlo SHS - 10pts Sunyani SHS - 5pts

Round Three – Problem of the Day

Opoku Ware School - 37pts Anlo SHS - 11pts Sunyani SHS - 6pts

Round Four – True or False

Opoku Ware School - 53pts Sunyani SHS - 16pts Anlo SHS - 15pts

Round Five – Riddles

Opoku Ware School - 64pts Sunyani SHS - 19pts Anlo SHS - 15pts

The 2022 edition of the National Science & Maths Quiz is sponsored by the Ghana Education Service, in partnership with Absa Bank, and supported by Joy News, GOIL, Prudential Life Insurance Ghana, AirtelTigo, Dano Milk, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Newmont Ghana, Puma Drinks, Accra College of Medicine, Academic City University College, YFM and Studio HD. This is a Primetime Production!

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