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SOAL TRY OUT BERSAMA BAHASA INGGRIS SEKABUPATEN LAMONGAN 2018 PAKET 2


This text is for questions 1 and 2

Dear Iqbal,
Succesful people do simple thing differently
And you are one of them
Congratulations for your success

Your friend,
Wahyu

1.    Why did Wahyu write the card?
A.    To celebrate Wahyu’s success
B.     To appreciate Wahyu’s success
C.     To invite Wahyu to the same event.
D.    To express wishes to Wahyu

2.    “Congratulations for your success!”
We can infer from the statement that Wahyu is … with Iqbal’s success.
A.    surprised
B.     grateful
C.     delighted
D.    amazed

This text is for questions 3 to 6
A fire extinguisher

·       To operate the extinguisher, you pull the ring and press the handle.
·       Pressing the handle opens a valve that releases the pressurized gas from the canister.
·       The gas immediately expands and fills the inside of the extinguisher, pushing the water downward
·       As the water is pushed down, it rises up the tube.
·       A jet of water emerges from the nozzle.


3.    Why do we need to read the text?
A.  To describe how to use a fire extinguisher
B.  To know how to operate a fire extinguisher correctly
C.  To identify the using of the fire extinguisher
D.  To get the information to the importance use of  the fire extinguisher

4.    What should we do to make the water emerges from the nozzle?
A.    We should operate the extinguisher gently so the ring and the handle open
B.     We should make the water is pushed downed in order to rise up the tube
C.     We should open the valve in order to make the pressurized gas releases
D.    We should push the extinguisher so the gas immediately expands and fills it


5.    What will happen if you do not press the handle?
A.    The valve will not be opened and the gas will not release from the canister.
B.     The water cannot be pushed down and risen up the tube.
C.     The gas will expand and fill the inside of the extinguisher.
D.    The jet of water will emerge from the nozzle.

6.    “As the water is pushed down, it rises up the tube.”
The word ‘it’ refers to …
A.    the water
B.     the nozzle
C.     the handle
D.    the ring

This text is for questions 7 to 10
The Monkey and The Crab

Long ago, at the foot of a mountain, lived a crab. On a warm spring day, the crab walked leisurely along a nearby river. Suddenly a big rice ball dropped in front of her. “Oh my God! What a good thing I found” she said to herself.
Then a monkey came. He wanted to have the rice ball, so he said, “Hey, let’s trade the rice ball with my fruit seed. This seed is better that that rice ball. When you eat the rice ball, it disappears, but if you put this seed on the ground, it will grow and produce a lot of fruits.” The crab agreed to exchange the rice ball. Then she took the seed home and planted it.
 Soon the seed grew into a small bud and became a big tree. It made a lot of red fruits. The crab wanted to eat the fruit but she could not climb the tree. Then, the monkey came again, climbing the tree and eating the fruits. The crab begged the monkey to pick some for her and her kids. Yet, the selfish monkey took hard green fruit and threw it to the crab. She was smashed very hard.
The crabs kids started to cry and their noise attracted other animals. They soon found what happened. The king of animals decided to give the monkey a punishment.

7.    The text tells us about…
A.    a misfortune crab
B.     a selfish crab
C.     a greedy monkey
D.    a fortune monkey

8.    Why did the crab beg the monkey for some fruits? Because …
A.    she was greedy
B.     she couldn’t climb the tree
C.     the monkey was a kind animal
D.    the monkey had not eaten lots of fruits

9.    What did the king of animals decide after finding what happened?
A.    The monkey had to give them food
B.     The monkey got a punishment
C.     The king let him go
D.    The king got angry

10.    Based on the text, how is the monkey?
A.    Arrogant
B.     Deceitful
C.     Obedient
D.    Kind

This text is for questions 11 to 14.
The first stage of a thunderstorm, called the developing stage, occurs when a cumulus cloud is pushed upward by air. In the developing stage there is not usually much rain but lightning can be seen.
The second stage of a thunderstorm, called the mature stage, occurs when the rising warm air reaches warmer air and it spreads out into a ‘cap’. This creates frozen water droplets that fall to the earth, melting along the way. It is during this stage that lightning and thunder and strong winds and rain occur.
 The third stage of a thunderstorm, called the dissipating stage, occurs when a cold air pushes to the ground essentially cutting off the thunderstorm’s inflow.A thunderstorm is a type of weather phenomenon characterized by lightning and thunder and in most cases, rain. Although thunder is loud it is not dangerous.

11.    The text is mostly about... of thunderstorm.
A.    the size
B.     the effect
C.     the cause
D.    the process

12.    In which stage does lightening, thunder, strong winds and rain occur?
A.    developing stage
B.     dissipating stage
C.     mature stage
D.    adult stage

13.    …. will probably happen when a cumulus cloud is pushed upward by air.
A.    A thunderstorm
B.     A lightening
C.     A twister
D.    A rain

14.    Who probably writes the text?
A.    A student
B.     A reporter
C.     A scientist
D.    A historian

This text is for questions 15 to 17

Butterflies and moths are flying insects that have brightly colored wings. There are about 100000 different types of butterflies and moths in our world today. They live in all regions, exceptAntarctica.
Like all insects, butterflies and moths have three pairs of legs. Their bodies are dividedinto three parts: the head, thoraxand abdomen. Butterflies have a large eye on both sides of their head and two pairs of wings on the middle part of the body. When you touch them you can feel dust-like oftaste, especiallyfor sweet things.
Butterflies and moths can be scales. They grow in rowsand give the wings their special colors. These insects have a good sensebig or small. The smallest moths have wingsthat are only a few mm wide. Some have wingspansof up to 30 cm.

15.    The text is aimed to give the description of …
A.    how close the relationship of butterflies and moths
B.     what kind of animals butterflies and moths are
C.     why butterflies and moths are unique
D.    where butterflies and moths live

16.    The text tells us about butterflies and moths related to their …
A.  life cycle
B.  special ability
C.  reproduction
D.  physical appearance

17.    “They live in all regions, exceptAntarctica.”
The sentence implies that …
A.  no butterfly and moth inhabit in Antarctica
B.  butterflies and moths do not live in any regions
C.  all butterflies and moths inhabit in Antarctica
D.  people find butterflies and moths live in Antarctica

This text is for questions 18 to 20

It was the last day of our vacation. My sister and I were buying some souvenirs when we saw a poster for a Jay-Z concert. We tried to buy tickets but they had sold out. We really disappointed because we had to do something on our last night. In the end, we went to a restaurant. While we were ordering our meal, Jay-Z walked in and sat at the table next to us! We told him we were big fans of him. We really wanted to watch his concert but the tickets were sold out. He felt sorry and invited us to the concert. We had the best night ever.

(taken from Got it level 3 student book and workbook. Phillipina Bowen and Dennis Delaney)

18.    He writer shares his experiences to show …
A.    how lucky he was to get a chance to see Jay Z concert
B.     how wonderful the Jay Z concert was
C.     how important the last day of his holiday was
D.    how easy to get the tickets for the concert

19.    The writer was surprised to see Jay Z at the restaurant because it is …
A.    unplanned before
B.     on purpose
C.     accidently
D.    well planned

20.    The writer wouldn’t watch the Jay-Z concert … he didn’t go to the restaurant.
A.    so
B.     if
C.     but
D.    since

This text is for questions 21 and 22

Dear May,

May, You are invited to Vina’s party, aren’t you? Her party will be held in Gala Resto in town. It is pretty far, isn’t it?  Please go with me. My brother will take us there with his car. Let me know soon if you agree.

Wina

21.    What is Wina’s purpose to write the message?
A.    To tell May that she asks her brother to take them to Vina’s party
B.     To get permission from May to come to Vina’s  birthday party
C.     To inform May her plan not attending Vina’s  birthday party
D.    To ask May to go along with her to Vina’sbirthday party

22.    Where does Vina’s party probably take place?
A.    At home
B.     In a hotel
C.     In a restaurant
D.    In a garden

This text is for questions 23 to 25

In celebration of youth art month
BinaPrestasi elementary school presents
“CREATIONS”
The 5th Annual Students Art Exhibition
We invite all students to participate in one of the following programs:
·      Fine art
·      Musical performance
·      Dance performance

Please contact your art teachers or register to creation@bp.ac.id



23.    Why does the school publish that announcement?
A.    To inform about youth  art month
B.     To ask students’ participations
C.     To present “creations”
D.    To contact their art teachers

24.    What can students present in the art exhibition?
A.    Poetry reading
B.     Paintings
C.     Story telling
D.    Garage sale

25.    The 5thAnnual Students Art Exhibition.”
The underlined word is closest in meaning to …
A.    once a year
B.     twice a year
C.     three times a year
D.    four times a year

This text is for questions 26 to 28.

VISITING HOURS

·      Family who are banded have unlimited visitation.
·      All other guests can visit from 11:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
·      Only two guests are allowed in the patient room at a time.
·      NO children under age of 18 are permitted as guests (sibling included).

26.    Where do you find the notice?
A.    A hotel
B.     A hospital
C.     A museum
D.    A laboratory

27.    It is forbidden for more than two guests to visit the patient’s room at a time because they will …
A.    make the room hot
B.     disturb the patient
C.     make the patient angry
D.    be infected

28.    Family members can give a visit … they come before 11 a.m.
A.    although
B.     because
C.     so
D.    if
 

This text is for questions 29 and 30

Friends and family
join us to celebrate

Casey’s 15th Birthday
Saturday, 21 May 2016
5:00 p.m.
123 Main Street Perth

Charlotte
RSVP to Lisa at 123-456-7891

29.    The purpose of the text is to invite the guests/readers …
A.    to come to Casey’s birthday
B.     to contact Charlotte if they can join the party
C.     to prepare Casey’s birthday party at her house
D.    to confirm time and place of the birthday party

30.    What will the invitees probably do before coming to the event?
  1. Attend the birthday party to honor  Casey
  2. Contact Charlotte about the celebration day
  3. Make sure the time and place of the birthday party
  4. Confirm whether or not they can attend the celebration

This text is for questions 31 and 32

Our cat, Ella is a fussy eater. I often stand in front of the cat food section in a supermarket agonizing over what Madame Ella would now fancy. One day she will happily eat fish out of can. The next day she will give it a sniff and walk away.
This happens with many other varieties of food as well – and there have been several occasions when she has refused to eat anything for two days.
Recently, we were sitting in our lounge room when Ella jumped through the window and deposited a dead mouse onto the floor. After making sure we had all seen her catch, she picked it up, walked over to her feeding bowl in the kitchen and dropped to eat it.
Perhaps she prefers her own style of “shopping”!

31.    What is the main idea of the third paragraph?
A.    Ella liked to sit in the lounge of the writer’s house
B.     Ella jumped into the write’s house and sat well
C.     Ella gave the writer its nice food to the owner
D.    Ella showed her catch to the writer and ate it

32.    Why should the writer often spend her time in front of the cat food section?
A.    To know what her pet likes to eat there
B.     To let her cat wander here and there
C.     To help her cat eat its favorite food
D.    To give a sniff on her and walk away



This text is for questions 33 to 35

Intan’s
Baby Powder
Blossom
Intan’s baby powder blossom is nicely scented with a long lasting floral fragrance. Made of fine quality talc, it leaves baby’s skin feeling silky smooth, dry and comfortable.
DIRECTION: Sprinkle powder onto your hands before applying to baby’s skin. Close tightly after use.
Warning: For external use only! Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep powder away from baby’s nose and mouth. Do not apply onto newborn baby’s navel

33.    Who will be interested to read the advertisement above?
A.    A mother who has a new born baby
B.     A woman who has a 5 year old girl
C.     A teenager who wants to have silky smooth skin
D.    A business woman who wants to buy the product

34.    To attract the buyers, the product is described as …
A.    working on broken skin well
B.     having inadequate quality talc
C.     having long lasting fragrance
D.    leaving the skin feeling uncomfortable

35.    “…blossom is nicely scented with a long lasting”
The underlined word is closest meaning to …
A.    aromatic
B.     beautiful
C.     smelly
D.    odorless

This text is for questions 36 to 39.

I’m so happy to have a close friend. She is my beloved classmate, Fafa. We’ve known each other since we were in grade 8. We were in the same class, and we still are in grade 9 until now.
Fafa is a very kind and friendly girl. She is always ready to help other people. Although she comes from a rich family, she never looks down on other people. She is very sociable and a lot of friends. She can interact easily with people from different ages. Therefore, she is also popular among teachers and parents.

36.    What is the purpose of the text?
A.    To tell the reasons why the writer loves Rani.
B.     To inform readers how the writer got to know Fafa
C.     To entertain reader with the story of Fafa
D.    To tell readers how Fafa looks like.

   
37.    Why is Fafa popular among teachers and parents? Because …
A.    she has wealthy family
B.     she has good personality
C.     she is a beautiful girl
D.    she has a lot of friends

38.    From the text we know that Fafa is …
A.    shy
B.     lazy
C.     humble
D.    smart

39.    “She can interact easily with people…”
The underlined word is closest in meaning to …
A.    react
B.     introduce
C.     influence
D.    communicate

This text is for questions 40 to 43.

The Shard is an 87-storey skyscraper, which sits in the heart of London. It is known as the shard of glass. Construction began in 2009 and was completed three years in 2012, making it Western European’s tallest building.
Designed by an architect, Renzo Piano, the Shard is the second tallest free standing structure in the UK. Its exterior boasts 11.000 glass panels – that’s equivalent in area to eight football pitches or two-and a-half Trafaigar Squares.
The building was developed to have multiple uses, describes on the website as a “vertical city where people can live, work and relax”. This motto was clearly taken on board that was found on the 72nd floor towards the end of construction.

40.    What is the text about?
A.  The architect Renzo Piano
B.  The Shard glass panels
C.  The Shard, building in London
D.  The tallest building in London

41.    In Europe, the Shard gains popularity on its …
  1. location
  2. function
  3. height
  4. age

42.    What probably makes people interested to stay in the Shard?
  1. It has multiple uses
  2. It is the tallest building in UK
  3. It was built by famous architect
  4. It is located in the heart of London
43.    “…, making it Western European’s tallest building.”
What does the underlined word refer to?
  1. The Shard
  2. The glass
  3. London
  4. Skyscraper

This text is for questions 44 to 47

When I was eleven years old, I had a big accident. I get scared even now when I think about that time. I went skating near my house. There were many people, and I saw some of them were falling on the ice.
It was my first time to go ice skating, so I was nervous. I was wondering how to skate.
I went with a friend who was very skillful. He spent some time teaching me how to skate, but I didn't learn much. He left me and skated all around. As soon as he left, I fell down. I envied the other people because they could skate very well.
I was bored because I often kept falling so I took off my skates and just walked around on the ice in my shoes. It was cold and my hands were frozen. Suddenly, I stepped on something that was not hard. What was it? It was a weak place in the ice. When I stepped there, I sank under the ice. I thought that I was going to die, but I did my best to grab something to get out from under the ice. I tried to grab the edge of the ice, but it was very difficult for an eleven-year old.
It seemed like a very long time, like a year. Then, fortunately, someone helped me. He grabbed my arms and pulled me up. So, I lived and I'm still alive today.

44.    What is the text about?
A.    The writer’s activities of going ice skating
B.     The writer’s terrible experience in ice skating 
C.     The writer’s wonderful feeling after going ice skating
D.    The happiness of the writer’s feeling  after going the ice skating

45.    What did the writer do when he was bored?
A.    He kept on going ice skating although often kept falling
B.     He removed his skates and wandered on the ice in his shoes
C.     He insisted his skillful friend to teach him how to skate.
D.    He walked around on the ice and enjoyed the beautiful scenery 

46.    From the text we know that the writer’s experience happened …
A.    in the summer
B.     in the autumn
C.     in the winter
D.    in the spring

47.    “…I sank under the ice…”
The underlined word is closest in meaning to …
  1. fell
  2. flew
  3. walked
  4. drifted


This text is for questions 48 to 50

There was once a king named Midas who did a good deed for a god, Dionysus. Dionysus granted him a wish. For his wish, Midas asked that whatever he touched would turn to gold. Although Dionysus tried to persuade him not to do it, Midas insisted that the wish was an excellent one, and it was granted!
Excitedly, Midas went about touching all sorts of things, turning them into gold.Soon Midas became hungry. He picked up a piece of food, but he couldn't eat it, for it had turned to gold in his hand! “I’ll starve,” moaned Midas, “Perhaps this was not such a good wish after all!”
Midas’ beloved daughter, seeing his sadness, threw her arms about him to comfort him, and, she too turned to gold! “The golden touch is no blessing,” cried Midas. He went to the river and cried. The sand of that river turned as yellow as “fool’s gold” for it is there, they say, that King Midas washed away the curse of the golden touch with his own tears.

48.    The story is about…
A.  A special gift of Dyonisus to Midas
B.  A greedy king and a wise god
C.  A rush decision makes  a disorder situation
D.  A king and his beloved daughter

49.    What happened to Midas’ beloved daughter?
A.  Turned into a gold statue
B.  Passed away
C.  Stood by her father’s side
D.  Came back from her death

50.    “…and it was granted!”(paragraph 1)
The word “it’ refers to ….
A.    the gold
B.     the wish
C.     Midas
D.    Dionysus

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