Video of High School Student Answering Tough Questions in School Competition Wows Netizens: "That's a Genius"

Video of High School Student Answering Tough Questions in School Competition Wows Netizens: "That's a Genius"

  • Carl Mwangi from Kagumo High School received heaps of praise from TikTok users after his spending performance
  • The high school student took place in an inter-secondary school competition and showcased his brain ability
  • He only missed out on three questions from a maximum of 10, but netizens congratulated him for his best

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A video of a bright student answering quick-fire questions has left many social media users in awe.

Carl Mwangi
Video of Kagumo High student Carl Mwangi impressed netizens. Photo: spak_kenya.
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Young boy represents school in competition

The young man was taking part in an inter-secondary school competition called InterswitchSPAK.

It is a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) competition for secondary school students in Kenya.

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Carl Mwangi from Kagumo High School in Nyeri county was representing his school in the high-intense competition.

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He confidently introduced himself before the interviewer and fellow opponents as he readied himself for the difficult questions.

Quick-fire questions

Mwangi showcased his brightness and coolness under pressure, correctly answering most questions.

In most questions, he did not wait for the host to finish the sentences before he could answer.

Out of 200 marks, he could bag 140 marks which was an impressive performance from the student.

Only in one instance was the question repeated as he tried to recollect his thoughts and seek the correct answer.

Boy displeased with performance

Despite looking disappointed and almost tensed at the end, many TikTok users praised Mwangi for his mental prowess.

They headed to the comment to congratulate him for the fantastic performance despite missing out on three questions that would guarantee him maximum points.

Some netizens admitted they could not match to catch the standard set by Mwangi in the competition.

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