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St. Augustine ‘s College, NSMQ Champions of 2019, overthrown by Accra Academy

In an epic battle of wits in the third contest of the Quarterfinal Stage, Accra Academy overthrew the reigning champions of the NSMQ, St. Augustine ‘s College.

With St. Augustine ‘s College and Accra Academy finishing the first round with 27 points each, the contest was heavily contested, while Kumasi Secondary Technical School followed with 17 points.

In the ensuing rounds, St. Augustine ‘s College and Accra Academy held switching positions in the lead. Kumasi Secondary Technical School scored the highest with eight points in the Issue of the Day in the third round, while Accra Academy and St. Augustine ‘s College scored four and one points, respectively.

In Round Five, after the third riddle, Accra Academy and St. Augustine ‘s College tied again with 50 points. When Accra Academy answered the last riddle correctly to achieve a stunning victory, the journey for the reigning champions ended.

Accra Academy also came out of the auditorium as the AirtelTigo Top Scorer of the Day, in addition to winning the contest.

A breakdown of the contest is here:

Contest Three

Round One – General questions on chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics

St Augustine’s College: 27

Accra Academy: 27

Kumasi Sec. Tech. Sch: 17


Round Two – The Speed race

Accra Academy: 36

St Augustine’s College: 33

Kumasi Sec Tech Sch: 17


Round Three – Problem of the Day

Accra Academy: 40

St Augustine’s College: 34

Kumasi Sec Tech Sch: 25


Round Four – True or False

Accra Academy: 50

St Augustine’s College: 44

Kumasi Sec Tech Sch: 38


Round Five – Riddles

Accra Academy: 53

St Augustine’s College: 50

Kumasi Sec Tech Sch: 38

In partnership with Absa Bank Ghana Limited, the National Science & Math Quiz and Science Festival is sponsored by the Ghana Education Service and supported by Joy News, Prudential Life Insurance, Goil, Airtel Tigo, Dano Milk, Accra College of Medicine, Accra College of Medicine, Accra City, Central University, GTP, Adansi Travels, Medifem Multi-specialist Hospital and Fertility Centre, Third Eyecare Vision Centre,

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