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News Quiz...do 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


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