Questions 9 to 11 are based on the passage you have just heard.

Directions: In this section, you will hear two passages. At the end of each passage, you will hear three or four questions. Both the passage 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 1 with a single line through the centre.

  • A They are thin, tall, and unlike real human beings.
  • B They have more than twenty different hair textures.
  • C They have twenty-four different body shapes in total.
  • D They represent people from virtually all walks of life.
  • A They do not reflect young girls’ aspirations.
  • B They are not sold together with the original.
  • C Their flat feet do not appeal to adolescents.
  • D Their body shapes have not changed much.
  • A In toy stores.
  • B In shopping malls.
  • C On the Internet.
  • D At Barbie shops.