2021 (National Science and Maths Quiz) NSMQ launch has been scheduled to place on Saturday, October 19, 2021, organizers of the most-watched televised competition, Primetime Limited announced on Thursday.
Primetime in a post sighted by EducationWeb.com.gh said the preliminary stage of the NSMQ will commence from October 26, 2021, to November 5, 2021. Balloting for the NSMQ preliminaries will also take place on the same date.
One-Eighth stage to semifinals of the National Science and Maths Quiz competition the sponsors said will start from Friday, November 12, 2021, to November 23, 2021, and the grand finale on Tuesday, November 26, 2021.
Started in 1993 and produced by Primetime Limited, the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) is an annual science and mathematics content-based national level quiz competition for Senior High Schools across the country.
The quiz is to promote the study of science and mathematics, help students develop quick thinking and a probing and scientific mind about the everyday world around them while fostering healthy academic rivalry among SHSs.
The quiz, originally sponsored by “Brillant Soap”, is popularly referred to as “Brilla” by many who have gone through the secondary school system and it is one of the few academic events that brings all the secondary schools together.
The popular National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) is the longest-running educational programme on Ghanaian television. It is broadcast on GTV during the quiz season every Saturday at 11 am and Wednesdays at 4 pm.