Thabiso Maape claims victory at Brain of 702 quarter-finals at Cresta

Cresta Shopping Centre was abuzz this Saturday as the five Dis-Chem Brain of 702 quarter-finalists from the week battled it out for a R5 000 cash prize and a spot in the semi-final round which will take place at the end of February.
However it was Thabiso Maape from Pretoria who came out victorious answering a total of 14 questions correct which was the top score for the day.

The mall activation proved nothing less than exhilarating for spectators, players and even the judges. It was a fun-filled event where listeners got to mingle with their favourite 702 Presenters.

702's Gugu Mhlungu and Ray White were the overall judges making sure no stone was left unturned in the attempt to crown the ultimate fact fanatic from the week.

Thabiso was given 90 seconds to answer a train of 25 questions from Afternoon Drive's Stephen Grootes who was the quiz-master for the day. The avid reader and lover of history and politics beat entrepreneur Kerith Hulme, data steward Amanda O'Reilly, medical technologist Lindy Gumede and financial planner Schalk Burger.

The annual competition gives those with a brilliant bank of general knowledge a chance to cash in and show off, both on-air and in front of a live audience at the weekly mall activations.

Click here to find out when we'll be at a mall near you or if you think you have what it takes, register to to possibly become a Dis-Chem Brain of 702 contestant on air.

Listen to the 5 quarter-finalists do battle

Check out the pics from Cresta in the Gallery below


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