Questions 22 to 25 are based on the passage you have just heard.

Directions:In this section, you will hear three 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 Its middle-class is disappearing.
  • B Its wealth is rationally distributed.
  • C Its population is rapidly growing.
  • D Its cherished dream is coming true.
  • A Success was but a dream without conscientious effort.
  • B They could realize their dreams through hard work.
  • C A few dollars could go a long way.
  • D Wealth was shared by all citizens.
  • A Better working conditions.
  • B Better-paying jobs.
  • C High social status.
  • D Full employment.
  • A Reduce the administrative costs.
  • B Adopt effective business models.
  • C Hire part-time employees only.
  • D Make use of the latest technology.