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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