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 The lack of supervision by both the nation and local government.
  • B The impact of the current economics crisis at home and abroad.
  • C The poor management of day centres and home help services.
  • D The poor relation between national heath and social care services.
  • A It was mainly provided by voluntary services.
  • B It mainly caters to the need of privileged.
  • C It called for a sufficient number of volunteers.
  • D It has deteriorated over the past sixty years.
  • A Their longer lifespans.
  • B Fewer home helpers available.
  • C Their preference for private services.
  • D More of them suffering serious illness.
  • A They are unable to pay for health services.
  • B They have long been discriminated against.
  • C They are vulnerable to illness and diseases.
  • D They have contributed a great deal to society.