The last contest on Day Two in the Eastern Region featured St. Rose’s SHS, Akwamuman SHS and Adonten SHS. Abetifi Presby SHS as a top-runner up of the region declined participation in this contest paving way for Akwamuman SHS and Adonten SHS to compete. Unfortunately, Akwamuman SHS and Adonten SHS were unable to grab the golden opportunity given them and were kicked out of the competition.
In the scond round, St. Rose’s SHS and Akwamuman SHS clashed in a tie with 11 points each.
With Akwamuman SHS getting the highest score of four out of 10 points in the third round, none of the schools got close to winning the Prudential Life NSMQ Star worth GHC2000.
In the final round, St Rose’s SHS answered three out of four riddles correctly, winning the GOIL Riddle Bonanza worth GHC800. The final round was a chance for St. Roses to show off their wit in blazing glory, as they qualified to the One-eighth stage with 37 points.
Here’s a breakdown of Contest Six in the Eastern Zone Regional Preliminary Stage.
Round One – General questions on Chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics
St. Rose’s SHS – 10
Akwamuman SHS – 9
Adonten SHS – 6
Round Two – The Speed race
St Rose’s SHS – 11
Akwamuman SHS – 11
Adonten SHS – 9
Round Three – Problem of the Day
Akwamuman SHS – 15
St Rose’s SHS – 14
Adonten SHS – 10
Round Four – True or False
St Rose’s SHS – 27
Adonten SHS – 23
Akwamuman SHS – 22
Round Five – Riddles
St Rose’s SHS – 39
Akwamuman SHS – 25
Adonten SHS – 23
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