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News quiz... do you know?

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 13 June, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 13 June, 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 Tuesday, June 12, 2001


1. Schoolchildren were sent home early on Monday when afternoon lessons were cancelled due to .


A heavy rain


B typhoon warnings


C traffic congestion


D a strike by primary school


teachers


2. The sale of would be banned by the end of the year, a government source said.


A live quail


B ducks and geese


C live poultry except chickens


D pigeons and pheasants


3. A training programme for secondary students, teachers and school-leavers will take place over the summer in an attempt to address the information technology skills shortage.


A $1.9 million


B $6.9 million


C $9 million


D $19 million


4. Secretary for Education and Manpower Fanny Law Fan Chiu- fun said separate pass and fail figures for serving and non- serving teachers who sat the controversial English benchmark test.


A it was important to release


B there was little point releasing


C it was unfair to release


D she was considering releasing


5. All New World First Bus vehicles are to be fitted with before the end of the year.


A safety belts


B radios


C environmentally-friendly engines


D on-board TVs


6. At least five families have lined up to provide a foster home for an 11-year-old boy abandoned when his mother in put him on a flight to Hong Kong on his own.


A the United States


B Canada


C Britain


D Australia


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


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