Questions 1 to 4 are based on the conversation you have just heard.

In this section, you will hear two long conversations. At the end of each conversation, you will hear four questions. Both the conversation and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A), B), C) and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet I with a single line through the centre.

  • A They reward businesses that eliminate food waste.
  • B They prohibit the sale of foods that have gone stale.
  • C They facilitate the donation of unsold foods to the needy.
  • D They forbid businesses to produce more foods than needed.
  • A It imposed penalties on businesses that waste food.
  • B It passed a law aiming to stop overproduction.
  • C It voted against food import from outside Europe.
  • D It prohibited the promotion of bulk food sales.
  • A It has warned its people against possible food shortage.
  • B It has penalized businesses that keep overproducing foods.
  • C It has started a nationwide campaign against food waste.
  • D It has banned supermarkets from dumping edible foods.
  • A The confusion over food expiration labels.
  • B The surplus resulting from overproduction.
  • C Of buying food in bulk.
  • D A lack of regulation on food consumption.