St Peters has officially become the first to answer four out of four riddles correctly since the inception of the GOIL Riddle Bonanza award.

NSMQ heavyweight, St Peter’s SHS (NSMQ 2000, 2005 & 2018 Champions), made history today at the R.S.  Amegashie Auditorium, University of Ghana by answering all four riddles in the final round correctly. They become the first to achieve this feat in the 2020 edition of the NSMQ.

The three-time NSMQ champions wowed the audience with their brilliant performance.

They led every round of the competition with panache, despite an unfortunate hiccup in Round Three, where they scored only one point.

St Peter’s SHS bounced back in Round Four with full vigor and ended the round with a 24-point margin. They closed the game by answering all four riddles correctly to win the GOIL Riddle Bonanza award, worth GH₵1600.00 at the One-eighth Stage.

With 68 points, St. Peter’s SHS won the AirtelTigo Highest Scorer of the Day award worth GH₵2000.00 at the One-eighth Stage

Here’s a breakdown of the contest:

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

St. Peter’s SHS: 21

Berekum SHS: 11

Notre Dame Girls’ SHS: 6

Round Two – Speed Race

St. Peter’s SHS: 37

Berekum SHS: 19

Notre Dame Girls’ SHS: 6

Round Three – Problem of the Day

St. Peter’s SHS: 38

Berekum SHS: 20

Notre Dame Girls’ SHS: 6

Round Four – True or False

St. Peter’s SHS: 56

Berekum SHS: 28

Notre Dame Girls’ SHS: 10

Round Five – Riddles

St. Peter’s SHS: 68

Berekum SHS: 28

Notre Dame Girls’ SHS: 10

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.

The NSMQ is proudly produced by Primetime. 

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