News you know?

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 25 August, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 25 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 Friday, August 24, 2001

1. Socialite Pamela Pak Wan-kam has started her uuuuuuuu prison term.

A one-month

B three-month

C six-month

D nine-month

2. Tycoon Li Ka-shing has warned that uuuuuuuu in the next year.

A more middle-to-high-income earners could expect to lose their jobs

B more low-income earners could expect to lose their jobs

C property prices could drop further

D property prices could soar

3. A cable-laying worker is believed to have died from heatstroke on Thursday as the temperature reached uuuuuuuu degrees Celsius, the highest this year.

A 33

B 34

C 35

D 36

4. Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie said a review should be carried out on ways to attract top uuuuuuuu to the civil service.

A engineers

B lawyers

C consultants

D accountants

5. The parents of autistic boy Yu Man-hon, who disappeared a year ago, will uuuuuuuu to renew efforts to search for their son.

A go to the mainland

B appeal to mainland officials

C launch a public campaign

D appeal to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa

6. A survey of gambling addicts who sought help through a phone hotline has found they owed an average of $640,000 - and almost one in six had uuuuuuuu.

A borrowed from loan sharks

B borrowed from finance companies

C considered suicide

D lost their job

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