News quiz...do you know?

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 15 March, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 15 March, 2001, 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 Wednesday, March 14, 2001


1. The 70,000-member Professional Teachers' Union is mobilising massive support to fight against .


A the banning of horse-race betting


B legalising soccer betting


C the use of mainland teachers


D the privatisation of all schools


2. Hong Kong teachers are more content with their jobs than their counterparts in , a survey has found.


A Macau


B Taiwan


C South Korea


D Guangzhou


3. A widow whose husband was murdered nearly five years ago was awarded more than in compensation.


A $950,000


B $3 million


C $13 million


D $31 million


4. A gang of suspected is thought to have used Hong Kong banks to 'clean' $450 million over the past two years, police said.


A international money launderers


B triad members


C expatriate crooks


D human smugglers


5. Five children between the ages of two and five at a pre- school for expatriate families have the symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease.


A Wan Chai


B North Point


C Sai Kung


D Tai Po


6. Hong Kong is at the centre of an uncontrolled trade in says a report by international conservation groups.


A shark's fin


B tiger skins


C ivory


D rare birds


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


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