‘Ashanti Warlords’ Prempeh College snatches NSMQ 2021 Grande Finale slot from Opoku Ware School and KNUST SHS

The highly anticipated semi-final contest of the 2021 National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) came off with Prempeh College emerging winners.

The four-time NSMQ Champions – Prempeh College (1994, 1996, 2015, and 2017) – gave a spectacular performance against Opoku Ware School (NSMQ 1997 and 2002 Champions and KNUST SHS

In Round One, Prempeh College led the group with 33 points. Opoku Ware School showed a lot of potential by ending the round in second place with 26 points, while KNUST SHS came in third with 17 points.

Prempeh College led in all rounds of their contest with Opoku Ware School and KNUST SHS though they scored the lowest in the ‘Problem of the Day’.

At the end of the contest, Prempeh College won with 67points, followed by Opoku Ware School with59 points and KNUST SHS placed third with 38 points

The victory sent Prempeh College supporters roaring beyond control in the Saarah-Mensah Auditorium at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).

Prempeh College will compete with Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School (PRESEC- Legon) and Keta SHTS come Friday, November 26, for the final showdown.

Here’s a breakdown of how the contest panned out:

End of Round 1

Prempeh College: 33pts
Opoku Ware School: 26pts
KNUST SHS: 17pts

End of Round 2

Prempeh College: 44pts
Opoku Ware School: 40pts
KNUST SHS: 20pts

Problem of the Day scores

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KNUST SHS: 4/10
Opoku Ware School: 3/10
Prempeh College: 1/10

End of Round 3

Prempeh College: 45pts
Opoku Ware School: 43pts
KNUST SHS: 24pts

End of Round 4

Prempeh College: 61pts
Opoku Ware School: 56pts
KNUST SHS: 34pts

End of Contest

Prempeh College: 67pts 💚
Opoku Ware School: 59pts
KNUST SHS: 38pts

Earlier, Prempeh College secured an easy win into the semi-final stage.

Their 67 points were just too huge for either of their opponents to beat at the end of the five-round contest held on Sunday.

Source: unitedshowbiz.com.gh


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