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NSMQ2021: Prempeh College sets up Absa Regional/Zonal Champions’ showdown at 2021 Grand Finale

Prempeh College has also qualified for the grand finale of this year’s National Science & Maths Quiz (NSMQ). The four-time winner of the national championship beat Opoku Ware School and KNUST SHS, all Kumasi-based schools, with 67 points to qualify for the finals. Opoku Ware School scored 59 points whilst KNUST SHS also got 38 points at the end of the five-round contest.

Prempeh College won the NSMQ first in 1994 before winning it in 1996, 2015, and 2017. Apart from the Legon-based Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School that has won the contest six times, it is Prempeh College that places second to PRESEC in terms of laurels in the NSMQ championship.

Prempeh College will be facing the likes of PRESEC and Keta SHTS in the grand finale of this year’s NSMQ championship.

The journey so far

Prempeh College secured a slot in the semi-final stage of the competition after a victory over Sogakope SHS and Anglican SHS in their quarter-final stage contest on November 21. Prempeh College secured 67 points at the end of the contest with Sogakope SHS and Anglican SHS earning 30 points and 24 points respectively. Before then, they qualified to the quarter-final stage by beating Tema Methodist SHS and Nkoranza SHTS with a significant point difference.

Here is the breakdown of Prempeh College, Opoku Ware School and KNUST SHS:

Round One – General questions on Chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics
Prempeh College: 33pts
Opoku Ware School: 26pts
KNUST SHS: 17pts

Round Two – The Speed race
Prempeh College: 44pts
Opoku Ware School: 40pts
KNUST SHS: 20pts

Round Three – Problem of the Day
Prempeh College: 45pts
Opoku Ware School: 43pts
KNUST SHS: 24pts

Round Four – True or False
Prempeh College: 61pts
Opoku Ware School: 56pts
KNUST SHS: 34pts

Round Five – Riddles
Prempeh College: 67pts
Opoku Ware School: 59pts
KNUST SHS: 38pts

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