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News quiz...do you know?

PUBLISHED : Friday, 20 October, 2000, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 20 October, 2000, 12:00am

Test your memory and see what you remember from previous news reports. Each question is related to a news story published in the South China Morning Post on Thursday, October 19, 2000


1. A teacher and a technician who tipped off students about what to expect in an A-level exam were .


A fired by their school


B sentenced to jail for eight months


C fined $5,000 each


D ordered to perform community service


2. A man cleared of murdering a 13- year-old girl who accused him of raping her was jailed for .


A battery


B psychological abuse


C driving her to suicide


D molestation


3. Lawmakers attacked Anson Chan Fang On-sang, saying she sidestepped questions on whether .


A Beijing was unhappy with the


level of support given to Tung Chee-hwa


B she will retire after she turns 60


C she was going to resign


D she was unhappy with Tung Chee-hwa


4. Singer was mobbed by elderly fans at the launch of the MTR's elderly safety campaign in the corporation's control centre at Tsing Yi. The fans held on to Lau's arms.


A Aaron Kwok Fu-shing


B Andy Lau Tak-wah


C Jacky Cheung Hok-yau


D Leon Lai Ming


5. Hong Kong has Asia's highest concentration of , according to a survey showing optimism among the SAR's elite is at the centre of the region's recovery.


A big spenders


B smokers


C investment bankers


D designer brand fans


6. is ranked as being more important than having a happy marriage, a survey on priorities in Hong Kong shows.


A Having a successful career


B Owning property


C Contributing to society


D Safeguarding the environment


Answers - 1D, 2C, 3A, 4B, 5A, 6D


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