SOAL : SMA – Kls.X (8)

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Contoh 8 :

Text 1.

This text is for questions 1 to 8
Once upon a time, there lived in Japan a peasant and his wife. They were sad couple because they had no children. They kept praying to their god pleading to give them a child.
While cutting wood by a stream one day, the man saw a large peach floating on the water. Her ran to pick it up. His wife was excited because she had never seen such a large peach before. They were about to cut the peach when they heard a voice from inside.
The couple were too surprised to do anything. The peach then cracked open, and there was a beautiful baby boy inside. The couple were very happy, of course. They named the baby Momotaro, which meant ‘Peach boy’.
Momotaro grew up to be a clever, courageous young man. His ‘parents’ loved him very much
One day, Momotaro told his parents that he was going to fight the pirates who always attacked their village. These pirates lived on an island a few kilometers away. Momotaro’s mother packed his food, and his father gave him a sword. Having blessed Momotaro, they sent him off on his journey.
Sailing on his boat, Momotaro met an eagle going in the same direction. They became good friends, soon, both of them arrived on the island of the Pirates.
Momotaro drew out the sacred sword his father had given him and began to fight the pirates. The eagle flew over the thieves’ heads, pecking at their eyes. Finally, the pirates were defeated.
Momotaro brought home all goods that pirates had stolen. His parents were proud of him, and they were overjoyed at his victory and safe return.
1.      Where did the story happen ? It happened.
                        a.   in Japan                                         
                        b.   on the boat                                     
                        c.    by a stream
                        d.   in a village
                        e.   on the island of the pirates
2.      What did the pirates always do? They always …..
                        a.   fought the people                            
                        b.   lived in the island                            
                        c.    attacked the village
                        d.   sailed on the boat
                        e.   cut wood by a stream
3.      Who is the character in the story ?
         a.   The blessed child                             
         b.   The lucky peasant                           
         c.    The pleasant ’s wife 
         d.   The defeated pirates
         e.   Momotaro the peach boy
4.      “Having blessed Momotaro, they sent him off on his Journey.” (Paragraph 2)
         From the sentence we know that Momotaro’s parents …. Him to fight the pirates
         a.   joined           
         b.   refused         
         c.    forbade
         d.   allowed
         e.   declined
5.      When the peasant and his wife saw a beautiful baby boy inside the large peach, they …. And named him Momotaro.
         a.   felt annoy      
         b.   were anxious
         c.    seemed afraid
         d.   were very glad        
         e.   looked surprised
6.      What do we learn from the story ?
                        a.   we should do our best
                        b.   Momotaro is a brave man
                        c.    There is no gain without pain
                        d.   Happiness will find you if you try
                        e.   The peasant and his wife are good friends
7.      When did Momotaro meet an eagle ? When ….
         a.   they became good friends
         b.   he was sailing on his boat
         c.    he began to fight the pirates
         d.   the eagle flew over the pirates head
         e.   they arrived on the island of the Pirates
8.      Which of the following sentences belongs to passive voice ?
                        a.   They were sad couple
                        b.   The couple were surprised
                        c.    His wife was excited
                        d.   The Pirates were defeated
                        e.   Momotaro and an eagle were going in the same direction

Text. 2
This text is for questions 9 to 11

With its famous Roman baths, its eighteenth century architecture, and its many museums, Bath is one of the most beautiful cities in the country. It also has a large number of interesting shops and street markets, excellent hotels, cafes and many good restaurants.
In the summer there are lots of places to eat outside. You can enjoy walking around the small streets, or you can see the city from the water, with a boat cruise on the river Avon. But don’t take your car into the city centre-parking, that is impossible in Summer.
9.      The purpose of the text is to …..
         a.   inform about a place
         b.   describe a particular place
         c.    tell how wonderful something is
         d.   share an amusing story with readers
         e.   amuse readers with a beautiful object
10.     Bath is very ….
         a.   annoying       
         b.   miserable
         c.    wonderful      
         d.   un interesting 
         e.   advantageous
11.     “ ….. from the water, with a boat Cruise on the river Avon.” (Paragraph 2).
         The underlined word means ….
         a.   trip               
         b.   liner
         c.    drive             
         d.   travel
         e.   enjoyment
Text 3.

This text is for questions 12 to 16.
During the June holidays, my class organized a picnic. We decided to go to Sentosa, one of Singapore’s well-developed island resorts. Each pupil had to pay sixty cents for transport. Also every pupil talking part had to get a letter of consent from his or her parent.
On the day of the picnic, I woke up early and was pleased to see the sun shining brightly. After breakfast, I packed all the necessary things in a bag and went to school
Punctually at 9 o’cloc, the school bus picked us up and we were soon on our way to the harbour. We crossed over to Sentosa by ferry. As it was a weekend, the island was crowded with merry picnickers and tourists. We walked to the stretch of beach fringing the lagoon. It was an ideal picnic spot. The green atmosphere was most relaxing.
We spent the rest of the morning swimming and playing in the cool water. At noon, we decided to have lunch. We unpacked our picnic baskets and started eating.
The food disappeared very quickly. It was lovely sitting there on the sunny beach with the sea water lapping at our feet as we ate
After lunch, we sang several songs and played some exciting games. All too soon, it was time to leave. We packed all the litter into paper bags, for we did not want to spoil the lovely beach
At 4 p.m., we left Sentosa by ferry and were soon homeward bound
12.     Event one is ….
                  a.   The writer’s class organized a picnic
                  b.   The food disappeared very quickly
                  c.    The writer woke up early and was pleased to see the sun shining brightly
                  d.   The school bus picked the pupils and soon they were to the harbour
                  e.   The pupils spent the rest of the morning swimming and playing in the cool water
13.     “The island was crowded …. It was a week end.”
                        a.   unless           
                        b.   whether
                        c.    although        
                        d.   because
                        e.   as long as
14.     “The island was crowded with merry picnickers and tourists.”
         “merry” means ….
                  a.   disappointed  
                  b.   interested
                  c.    wonderful      
                  d.   excited          
                  e.   happy           
15.     When did the pupils sang and played games ?
                        a.   at noon         
                        b.   after lunch     
                        c.    in the morning
                        d.   before lunch           
                        e.   after packing all the litter        
16.     How is the story ending ?
                        a.   The pupils sang several songs
                        b.   The writer packed all the litter
                        c.    The pupils left Sentosa by Ferry
                        d.   They played some exciting games
                        e.   The pupils started to have lunch on the sunny beach

Text 4
This text is for question 17 to 19
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17.     What is the advertisement about ?
                        a.   Leasing office space
                        b.   Buildings in business districts
                        c.    Conveniences offered by the company
                        d.   availability to get unique opportunities
                        e.   Hotels and restaurants in the down-town
18.     Which of the following is NOT Close to the building
                        a.   Parks            
                        b.   Hotels
                        c.    Restaurants   
                        d.   Shopping centres    
                        e.   Business Services
19.     “For leasing information call 303-572-5947.”
         The underlined word means ….
                        a.   purchasing     
                        b.   building
                        c.    selling                    
                        d.   buying
                        e.   renting
Text 5.

This text is for questions 20 to 24
         One April a time, a rabbit wanted to cross a river but he couldn’t swim. He had an idea. He saw a boss of crocodile swimming in the river. The rabbit asked the boss of crocodile, “How many crocodiles are there in the river? “ The boss of crocodile answered, “We are twenty here.” “Where are they?” the rabbit asked for the second time. “What is it for?” the boss of crocodile asked.
         “All of you are good, nice, gentle and kind, so I want to make a line in order. Later I will know how kind you are, “said the rabbit. Then, the boss of crocodile called all his friends and asked them to make a line in order from one. Side to the other side of the river. Just them, the rabbit started to count while jumping from one crocodile to another; one …. two …. there …. four … until twenty, and finally, he thanked all crocodiles because he had crossed the river.
20.     What is the type of the text ?
                        a.   folklore         
                        b.   fantacy
                        c.    legend                    
                        d.   fable
                        e.   myth
21.     The story mainly tells us about ….
                        a.   twenty Crocodiles
                        b.   the boss of crocodile
                        c.    a rabbit and twenty crocodiles
                        d.   a rabbit and the boss of crocodile
                        e.   the boss of the crocodile and all hit friends
22.     We know from the first paragraph that the rabbit actually wanted ….
                        a.   to cross the river
                        b.   to surm across the river
                        c.    to me the boss of crocodile
                        d.   to know where the crocodiles are
                        e.   to know the number of crocodiles there
23.     All of are good, nice gentle, and kind ….” (paragraph 2)
                        The underline word is synonymous with ….
                        a.   mild              
                        b.   diligent
                        c.    cheerful                  
                        d.   easy going
                        e.   honourable    
24.     All the sentences below are taken from the text.
         Which of them is not direct speech ?
                        a.   Where are they ?
         b.   We are twenty here.
         c.    He had crossed the river.
         d.   Later, I will know how kind you are.
         e.   How many crocodiles are there in the river ?

Text 6

This text is for question 25 to
         SINGAPORE : A supervisor was jailed for two months for repeatedly striking  his Indonesian maid on the head and back with a television remote.
         Muhammad Shafiq woon Abdullah was brought to court in Singapore because he had physically hurt the woman on several occasions between June and October 2002, the straits  time said.
         The magistrate’s court heard that Shafiq, 31 , began striking Winarti, 22, about a month after she started working for him.
         He hit her on the head with the TV sets remote control because se was unhappy with her work. On one occasion, he punched her on the back after accusing her of day dreaming.
         S.S Dhillon, Shafiq’s lawyer said that his client had become mad when he saw his daughter’s face covered as she was lying in bed. He said his client thought the maid had put the child in danger.
25.     What kind of text is the passage above ?
                        a.   narrative       
                        b.   recount
                        c.    news item               
                        d.   procedure
                        e.   report
26.     The text reported ….
                        a.   the arrest of a supervisor
                        b.   the working condition in Singapore
                        c.    an Indonesian worker in Singapore
                        d.   the Indonesian workers’ condition in Singapore
                        e.   a crime  by a Singapore supervisor toward his maid
27.     “ ….. he physically hurt the woman …. “(paragraph 2)
         The word “hurt” is close in meaning to …..
                        a.   cut                
                        b.   injured
                        c.    offended        
                        d.   punished
                        e.   damaged       
28.     Which of the following statements is TRUE according to the text ?
                        a.   A supervisor was put in jail for two years
                        b.   The supervisor gave many kinds of jobs to the maid
                        c.    The maid has been working for him for two months
                        d.   Winarti struck the supervisor with a remote control
                        e.   The supervisor hit his maid’s head with the TV set’s remote control
29.     Why did Shafiq punch Winarti on her back ?
         She was accused of ….
a.     talking much time for herself   
                        b.   not working properly                       
                        c.    working carelessly
                        d.   day dreaming
                        e.   being lazy      
30.     Which of the following statements is NOT true according to the passage ?
                        a.   a supervisor repeatedly struck his Indonesian maid on the head
                        b.   The supervisor hit Winarti on the head with the TV sets remote control
                        c.    The supervisor punched Winarti on the back after accusing her of day dreaming.
                        d.   The supervisor said that he had physically hurt his Indonesian maid on several occasions
                        e.   The supervisor began striking his Indonesian maid about a month after the started working  
                               for him
Text 7

This text is for questions 31 to 34

         Lance Armstrong’s Discovery channel team won the team time trial of the Tour de France on Tuesday, giving the six time champion the over all race lead. The 33.year.old American led his team to victory for the third straight year in the time trial, clocking 1 hour, 10 minutes, 40 seconds for the 67.5 kilometers trek from Tours to Blois. Team CSC placed the second, 2 seconds behind – AP.
31.     What is the news about ?
                        a.   The Tour de France                
                        b.   The teams in the race                      
                        c.    The Discovery Channel Team
                        d.   The Tour de France Championship
                        e.   The victorious team of Armstrong’s
32.     Which of the following is TRUE about the news ?
                        a.   Armstrong has been a champion for the fifth time
                        b.   Team CSC placed the second, 12 second behind
                        c.    Armstrong’s time was I hour, 20 minutes, 40 seconds
                        d.   Armstrong’s team won the time trial for the third straight year
                        e.   Armstrong won the team time trial of the Tour de France on Thursday
33.     “The 33-year-old American led his team to victory.
         The closest meaning to the word “victory” is ….
                        a.   jay                
                        b.   defeat
                        c.    success         
                        d.   conquer
                        e.   mastery
34.     What is the Team CSC’S time?
                        a.   1 hour, 10 minutes, 40 seconds     
                        b.   1 hour, 10 minutes, 42 seconds     
                        c.    1 hour, 10 minutes, 38 seconds
                        d.   1 hour, 12 minutes, 40 seconds
                        e.   1 hour, 12 minutes, 42 seconds
35.   Ari        : Thank you very much for your information.
                      It is very useful for me
        Bondan :      If you need to consult again you can contact me at this number
        Ari        :      Thanks. See you later
        From the dialogue above we know that Ari ….
                        a.   won’t contact Bondan at this number
                        b.   may contact Bondan for consultation
                        c.    doesn’t need to consult Bondan again
                        d.   doesn’t contact Bondan so Ari doesn’t consult Bondan
                        e.   doesn’t contact Bondan because Ari didn’t contact Bondan
36.     A   : You seem so busy
                May I give you a hand ?
         B   : Oh, no thank you  can do it my self
         The underlined utterance expresses ….
                        a.   offering help  
                        b.   asking for help
                        c.    expecting      
                        d.   anticipating help
                        e.   waiting for help
37.     Receptionist :   Your room is number 126 and here is the key.
                                 Porter, help him please !
         Porter           :   …..
         Receptionist  :   No, thanks, I can do it my self
         The following can be used to complete the dialogue above, except ….
                        a.   Do you need my help ?
                        b.   Is there anything I can do for you?
                        c.    Could you please take my suitcase ?
                        d.   Would you like me to take your belongings ?
                        e.   Perhaps I could assist in taking your belongings ?
38.     Lina     : I was wondering if you like to come over for dinner tomorrow.
         Hera    : Thank you. I’d love to.
         The underline sentence shows that Lina is …. To Hera
                        a.   asking for information                      
                        b.   giving information                           
                        c.    making on invitation
                        d.   asking for help
                        e.   expressing sympathy
39.     Johan  : Would you care for something to drink, Mr Odi ?
         Odi      : Oh, ….  Thank you.
         I’ll have an orange  juice, please.
         Which of the following is Not suitable to complete the dialogue ?
                        a.   That’s very kind of you                    
                        b.   I’d like to very much                       
                        c.    I wish I could
                              d.                  That would be nice
                        e.   yes, I’d love to
40.     A         : What’s the matter with Susan ?
         B         : She has missed getting a good job.
         A         : …., but she can always try to get it again   
                        a.   Never mind                            
                        b.   What a pity                            
                        c.    Don’t care about it                  
                        d.   I don’t care about it
                        e.   I’m happy to hear that
41.     Mother : Clean your room, Reni !
         Reni    : Yes, mom.
         Santi   : What did your mother tell you, Reni ?
         Reni    : She told me …..
                        a.   clean my room  
                        b.   to clean my room
                        c.    to clean your room     
                        d.   cleaned my room
                        e.   clean your room
42.     When I left school this morning, it ….
         so I used my umbrella.
                        a.   is raining       
                        b.   was raining
                        c.    were raining  
                        d.   has been raining
                        e.   had been raining
43.     Toni      : I think the government should give more attention to small industries
         Eko       : I think so, because that group opens more job’s opportunity
         The underlined words are used to express a/an ….
                        a.   like               
                        b.   surprise
                        c.    opinion          
                        d.   pleasure
                        e.   agreement
44.     A    : I came to your house last night, bat the house was very quiet.
         B    : We were all tired after having a picnic to Anyer. So every body …. by them.
                  a.   had gone to bed                     
                  b.   has gone to bed      
                  c.    was going to bed
                  d.   were going to bed
                  e.   has been going to bed

This text is for questions 45 to 50
         This morning Yeni (45) …. an accident. She went out for a run on the streets around her house. As she was jogging she (46) ….  and (47)  …. her leg.
         When she stood up she (48) ….   it difficult to walk. A taxi driver was driving past in his taxi. The driver stopped and (49) …. to take Yeni to the hospital. When they arrived at the hospital, she (50) …. the driver and went into casualty  department.

45.     a.   has                   c.    have                    e.   to have
         b.   had                   d.   having
46.     a.   fall                    c.    fell                       e.   to fall
         b.   falling                d.   falls
47.     a.   injured              c.    damages              e.   hitting
         b.   wounded            d.   broken

48.     a.   seemed             c.    found                   e.   destroyed
         b.   looked               d.   took
49.     a.   invited               c.    said                     e.   offered
         b.   told                    d.   ordered

50.         a.   paid                   c.    bought                 e.   informed
b.   sold                   d.   asked