Questions 12 to 15 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 A good start.
  • B A detailed plan.
  • C A strong determination.
  • D A scientific approach.
  • A Most people get energized after a sufficient rest.
  • B Most people tend to have finite source of energy.
  • C It is vital to take breaks between demanding mental tasks.
  • D It is most important to have confidence in one's willpower.
  • A They could keep on working longer.
  • B They could do more challenging tasks.
  • C They found it easier to focus on work at hand.
  • D They held more positive attitudes toward life.
  • A They are part of their nature.
  • B They are subject to change.
  • C They are related to culture.
  • D They are beyond control.