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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 19 July, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 19 July, 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, July 18, 2001

1. The Education Department hotline was flooded with uuuuuuuu calls from parents about their daughters' secondary school place allocation.

A at least 560

B more than 680

C at least 760

D more than 860

2. uuuuuuuu in Hong Kong are being made to pay profits tax in what are believed to be the first cases of their kind in the SAR.

A Hawkers

B Sex workers

C Private tutors

D native English-speaking teachers

3. Almost 1,000 pupils at a school in Kwun Tong are to be made to use Octopus cards to uuuuuuuu from September.

A pay for canteen food

B buy stationery at school

C clock in and out

D pay for school bus rides

4. Falun Gong practitioners uuuuuuuu.

A staged a protest outside the Legislative Council building

B held a candlelight vigil at Chater Garden

C demanded the release of imprisoned mainland members

D tried to seek an injunction to bar another group from holding a

book exhibition

5. New fees of up to $30 for drugs and uuuuuuuu for emergency treatment are being planned for when the freeze on public service charges is lifted.

A $90

B $120

C $150

D $200

6. Three immigration officers who wrongly sent autistic teenager Yu Man-hon across the border to Shenzhen a year ago have been uuuuuuuu.

A cleared of unprofessional behaviour and negligence

B found guilty of unprofessional behaviour and negligence

C sentenced to six months in prison

D asked to pay a $50,000 fine

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