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News Quiz...do you know?

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 22 August, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 22 August, 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, August 21, 2001


1. Visiting uuuuuuuu sailors who arrived on Monday are estimated to boost Hong Kong's coffers by $28 million.


A German


B British


C American


D Canadian


2. The unemployment rate could top uuuuuuuu per cent by the end of the year after recording its first rise in five months.


A three


B five


C seven


D nine


3. Cathay Pacific lost almost uuuuuuuu of its passengers last month because of pilots' industrial action and Typhoon Utor.


A 10 per cent


B a quarter


C one-third


D 43 per cent


4. A magistrate criticised Greenpeace as he fined two of its activists $900 each for their role in a protest against genetically modified foods outside a uuuuuuuu factory.


A pastry


B soya sauce


C instant noodle


D dairy products


5. A policeman who has just undergone successful brain surgery nine years after being shot in the head said he uuuuuuuu.


A was looking forward to returning to work


B was glad that the ordeal was over


C was planning to retire


D would look for a less dangerous job


6. A domestic helper has been awarded more than uuuuuuuu from an employment agency that overcharged her.


A $10,000


B $15,000


C $20,000


D $30,000


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


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