YFM launches prize-packed Brain Bank quiz show

BY: Graphic.com.gh
YFM launches prize-packed Brain Bank quiz show
YFM launches prize-packed Brain Bank quiz show

Accra-based radio station YFM has launched ‘Brain Bank’, a new programme which seeks to test the prowess of listeners in general knowledge.

The ‘Brain Bank’ quiz show billed by organizers as a seamless merger between entertainment will test the knowledge of YFM listeners in Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi.

The quiz aims to promote literacy amongst the youth in Ghana and will take place over a three-month period on the YCE Show.

Prizes

At stake for the ultimate winner is a GHS10,000 cash prize while the first runner up gets a cash prize of GHS5,000 and the second runner up walks away with GHS3,000.

There will also be consolation prizes and packages from sponsors up for grabs.

The Project lead responsible for the Y Triangle, Mr Osei Kuffour said the ‘Brain Bank’ is an ideal addition to the exciting plethora shows and activations on the Y Triangle.

"We are the number one youth station, and we factor the needs of our audience into our programming. We expect the quiz to reach hundreds of thousands of people and engage with students in the tertiary institutions and young working adults. A contestant of the ‘Brain Bank’ quiz must be 18years and above," he said.

Process

After a successful registration, there will be a first round of competition, contestants will answer 10 questions within 60seconds across a 3-wee window on our online platforms.

After the initial contest, competitors will now progress to the group stage of the competition where 27 highest scorers will be into 9 groups with each group having 3 members who will compete for nine winners to be selected.

The nine winners from the group stage will now move to the quarter final stage and then placed in groups of 3 to compete for the 3 final slots. These will happen on the Triangle, after the quarter finals, three contestants will now battle it out at the regional level, to represent their respective regions of Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi. For the grand finale, 3 winners, one each from the Triangle will battle it out to determine who wins the ultimate cash prize of GHc 10, 000.

'Brain Bank' is sponsored by Telefonika, Kasapreko 10/10, Sweet Home Kitchen and Nurevas.