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News quiz...do you know?

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 28 June, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 28 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 Wednesday, June 27, 2001


1. Thousands of uuuuuuuu are expected at Guangnan (KK) supermarkets as goods will be sold with reductions of up to 30 per cent.


A housewives


B low-income workers


C pensioners


D bargain hunters


2. Cathy Pacific uuuuuuuu accused the company of 'moving the goal posts' and failing to negotiate in good faith in their talks on pay and conditions.


A ground staff


B pilots


C cabin attendants


D engineers


3. A uuuuuuuu was shot in the neck after allegedly trying to knock down a plain clothes detective during an anti-car theft operation in Kowloon City.


A car driver


B triad member


C van driver


D passer-by


4. Campaigners hope to mobilise hundreds of thousands of uuuuuuuu to protest against any move to legalise soccer betting.


A Buddhists


B Muslims


C Hindus


D Christians


5. About uuuuuuuu are expected to be eligible to lodge an appeal for admission to a better-ranking secondary school based on a High Court ruling last week.


A 2,500 girls


B 2,500 boys


C 1,880 fifth formers


D 600 mainland students


6. uuuuuuuu company is seeking permission to build the first private hospital in Hong Kong employing solely Chinese herbalists.


A An American


B A mainland-based


C A Taiwanese


D A Singapore-based


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


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