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News 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