Holy Child School has booked its ticket to the quarterfinal stage of the ongoing COVID-19 edition of the 2020 National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) over One-eighth Stage rivals Oti Boateng SHS and Kintampo SHS.
The first contest of the One-eighth Stage which featured Holy Child School, Oti Boateng SHS and Kintampo SHS started off with a lot of anticipation and high hopes among all three schools. However, Holy Child School took an early lead, coming ahead of their opponents with 16 points at the end of the first round.
At the end of the second round, Holy Child School had further accrued 22 points as the highest scorer of that round, with Oti Boateng SHS earning 10 points and Kintampo SHS earning seven points.
After what seemed like a tough spin for the contestants, Holy Child School won the contest, beating Oti Boateng SHS and Kintampo SHS with a massive 46 points.
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Holy Child School will compete with Wesley Girls’ High School and Opoku Ware School at the Quarterfinal Stage on Friday, October 2, 2020.
Dr. Thelma Ohene-Agyei, a lecturer at the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy, moderated the contest.
Here is a breakdown of Contest One of the One-eighth Stage which took place at UGBS.
Round One – General questions on Chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics
Holy Child School – 16
Oti Boateng SHS -13
Kintampo SHS – 05
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Round Two – Speed Race
Holy Child School – 22
Oti Boateng SHS -10
Kintampo SHS – 07
Round Three – Problem of the Day
Holy Child School – 26
Oti Boateng SHS – 10
Kintampo SHS – 17
Round Four – True or False
Holy Child School – 42
Oti Boateng SHS – 14
Kintampo SHS – 20
Round Five – Riddles
Holy Child School – 46
Oti Boateng SHS -14
Kintampo SHS – 23
The National Science & Maths and 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, Adansi Travels, Medifem Multi-specialist Hospital and Fertility Centre, Third Eyecare Vision Centre and YFM.