Senin, 05 Maret 2018

The following text is for questions 1 and 2.
To  : Siska


Hopefully your success in the regional selection of “Mathematics Olympiad” leads you to win in the national one.

From Headmaster of SMP 2 Lamongan

1.    The text above tells you that …
A.    Siska leads her friends to win the Olympiad
B.     Siska wins “Mathematics Olympiad” in the regional level
C.     Siska wins “Mathematics Olympiad” in the national level
D.    The headmaster celebrates her success

2.    How does Siska feel to receive the card ? She feels...
A.    proud
B.     disappointed
C.     amazing
D.    worry

The following text is for questions 3 to 6

First wash cycle
There may be water left inside your machine after factory tests and trials. It is recommended that the first wash cycle should be made without any laundry so that carry out this water, pour half a measuring cup of normal all purposes detergent into compartment 2 and select cotton program at 90 Celcius degree

Discrimination of your laundry
Discriminate your clothes according to their types (cotton, synthetic, sensitive, woolen
  etc) ,washing temperatures and level of dirty.
▪ Never wash your white and coloured clothes together.
▪ Since your new colored clothes may shed dye on the first wash, wash them separately.
▪ Be careful that no metal pieces are found on the pockets of your clothes, remove it if there
   is any. Zip and button your clothes.
▪ Remove the plastics or the metal hooks of the curtain and laces or place them inside a
   washing bag and tie.

3.    What is the purpose of the text?
A.    To show us how to get the washing machine
B.     To describe the washing machine in more details
C.     To tell what to do before washing the laundry
D.    To inform the steps how a washing machine is made

4.    What must we do to avoid the washing machine broken?
A.    We have to stop washing curtains and laces
B.     We must separate the colored clothes from the plain ones
C.     We must zip and button our clothes
D.    We should remove metal and plastic pieces of the clothes

5.    Why do we discriminate the clothes according to their type? Because,...
A.    Different type of clothes needs different type of washing
B.     each clothes has different level of dirtiness
C.     each type of clothes needs different temperature
D.    the sensitive clothes need special attention
6.        “....of  the curtain and laces or place them inside a washing bag and tie...
What does the underlined word refer to ?
A.      laces
B.       curtains
C.       metal hooks
D.      plastic or metal hooks

The following text is for questions 7 to 10.
A long time ago, there lived a giant-like creature named Kbo Iwo on the island of Bali. The people of Bali used to say that Kbo Iwo was everything, a destroyer as well as a creator. He was satisfied with the meal, but this meant for the Balinese people enough food for a thousand men.
Difficulties arose when for the first time the barns were almost empty and the new harvest was still a long way off. This made Kbo Iwo wild with great anger. In his hunger, he destroyed all the houses and even all the temples. It made the Balinese turn to rage.
So, they came together to plan steps to oppose this powerful giant by using his stupidity. They asked Kbo Iwo to build them a very deep well, and rebuild all the houses and temples he had destroyed. After they fed Kbo Iwo, he began to dig a deep hole.
One day he had eaten too much, he fell asleep in the hole. The oldest man in the village gave a sign, and the villagers began to throw the limestone they had collected before into the hole. The limestone made the water inside the hole boiling. Kbo Iwo was buried alive. Then the water in the well rose higher and higher until at last it overflowed and formed Lake Batur. The mound of earth dug from the well by Kbo Iwo is known as Mount Batur.

7.    What is the story about? It is about ...
A.    history of Lake Batur
B.     history of Mount Batur
C.     a giant creature called Kbo Iwo
D.    the beginning of Lake Batur and Mount Batur

8.    Which the following fact is true about Kbo Iwo?
A.  Kbo Iwo ate a little amount of meal
B.  Kbo Iwo is a destroyer that cannot make anything
C. Kbo Iwo was angry because his food was stolen by Balinese people
D.  Kbo Iwo eat food was equal for food of thousand people
9.    Why did Kbo Iwo feel angry to the Balinese people?
A.  Because Balinese people took his food so his barns was empty
B.  Because Balinese people didn’t give him food
C.  Because Balinese people ate his meal
D.  Because Balinese people turned to rage.

10.               According to the story, if Kbo Iwo is never in Bali island, what do you think will happen?
A.  There will be no Bali Island
B.  All Balinese people will live in a prosperous way
C.  We are not able to see the beauty of Lake Batur
D.   Mount Batur will not be a sacred place now

The following text is for questions 11 to 14.
Moon is the earth's satellite which we often see in the night. The Moon is the one place in our solar system where humans have visited. For the first time on July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin landed the Lunar Module of Apollo 11 on the surface of the Moon. Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the Moon.
The moon rises in the east and sets in the west. It moves toward the east in our sky by about 12 degrees each day. The Moon is about 384,400 kilometers from Earth. The Moon has a diameter of 2,000 miles which is like to 3,476 kilometers.

The surface of the Moon has many things, such as craters, lava plains, mountains, and valleys. Scientists believe the craters were formed around 3.5 to 4.5 billion years ago by meteors hitting the moon's surface. The Moon does not have atmosphere, wind and weather that is why the footprints left there on the Moon by the Apollo astronauts will remain there for millions of years.

The Moon is not a light source. It mean that Moon does not make its own light. It reflects light from the sun. All of us can see the Moon especially in the night because light from the Sun bounces off it back to the Earth. If the Sun wasn't there, we cannot see the moon.

11.                What does the text talk about?
A.  Moon  as the earth satellite
B.  Moon as one of planet
C.  Moon eclipse
D.  Moon is a beautiful galaxy

12.         What is the main idea of paragraph 3?
A. The scientist’s opinion about the moon
B. The surface of the moon
C. The footprints of the Apollo astronauts left there on the Moon for millions of years
D. The atmosphere, wind and weather on the moon

13.              What does the surface of moon contain of? It contains of ...
A.    craters, lava , ashes, and valleys
B.     craters, lava , mountains, andvalleys
C.     craters, lava, stones and valleys
D.    craters, magma, mountains and valleys

14.               How does the moon get its light? By ...
A.    producing its own light
B.    reflecting light from the sun
C.    the sun bouncing its light back to earth
D.    getting light from the meteor

The following text is for questions 15 to 17.
Penguins are torpedo-shaped,flightless birds that live in thr southern regions of the Earth. Though many people imaiene a small, black- and -white animal when they think of penguins, these birds actually come in variety of size and some are very colourful.

For example, crested penguins sport a crown of yellow feathers. Blushes of orange and yellow mark the necks of emperor and king penguins. What look like  bright yellow, bushy eyebrows adorn the heads of some species, such as the Foirdland, Royal Snares and rock hopper penguins. The macaroni penguin’s name comes from the crest of yellow feathers on its head, which look like the 18th century hats of the same name. A light yellow mask covers the face of the yellow-eyed penguins around the eyes.
15.               What is the objective of the text? ...
A.    To describe about a penguin
B.     To tell the readers about penguins  live
C.     To inform the readers about kinds of penguins
D.    To tell facts about penguins

16.               What does the second paragraph tell us about? The penguin’s
A.    shape
B.     habitat
C.     sizes
D.    color

17.              “Penguins are torpedo-shaped,flightless birds that live in thr southern regions of the Earth.”
What can we infer from the sentences ?
A.      Penguins have strong body
B.       Penguins cannot fly
C.       Penguins live in the ocean
D.      Penguins live in the north pole

The following text is for questions  18 to 20.
It was almost 06.00 a.m, my cousin, Rudi was hurriedly packing up his things. He had to catch up the 07.00 a.m train to Surabaya. At 06.30 a.m a taxi was coming to pick him up. He asked the driver to rush because the train departed at 07.00 a.m The traffic was crowded/ When he arrived the station, the time showed 07.15 a.m. The train had already left.
18.               What can you learn from the text? Rudi should have...
A.      driven his car himself
B.       left early
C.       worn his watch
D.      left his things

19.              Why was Rudi late to arrive at the station? Because, ...
A.      he took a taxi
B.       the driver was driving slowly
C.       he got up late
D.      the driver was late

20.               . the driver had driven the car fast, Rudi was late arrive at station.
A.      Moreover
B.       Furthermore
C.       Because
D.      Although

The following text is for questions 21 and 22
Silvy, I’ll be out all afternoon. Please do the dishes when you got home. Then wash the vegetables and cut them up. When you’ve finished that you can tidy the living-room.

21.              The text above tells us about?
A.  Silvy will be out all afternoon
B.  Silvy’s mother wants her to do the house works
C.  Silvy and her mom do house-works together
D.  Silvyasks her mother to do all house works

22.              How many house works should Silvy do in the kitchen?... house- work(s)
A.  One
B.  Two
C.  Three
D.  Four

The following text is for questions 23 to 25

23.  What is the text for?
A.  To inform the eruption of mount Agung
B.  To inform that Ngurah Rai airport is closed during the eruption of mount Agung
C.  To announce the cancellation of the flight in Ngurah Rai airport
D.  To announce that some tourist objects are closed during the eruption of mount Agung

24.  How long will the airport be closed? It will be closed for...
A.    until the further notice
B.     two days
C.     about 24 hours
D.    twenty seventh to twenty eighth of November 2017

25.  “Close due to the volcanic ashes of mount Agung...”
The underlined word has closest meaning as...
A.    dust
B.     sand
C.     stone
D.    lava
The following text is for questions 26 to 28.

26.  Where do we probably find the notice? In ...
A.    supermarket
B.     publicplaces
C.     play ground
D.    apartment

27.   Whom the notice is mostly addressed to? ...
A.    The tenants
B.     The assistant
C.     The government
D.    The manager

28.  ...the building catches in fire, they must use the fire exit in door.
The right conjucntion for the sentence above is...
A.    Eventhough
B.     If
C.     But
D.    Furthermore
The following text is for questions 29 and 30!
29.  What is the text intended to?
A.    To inform that the second grade students will make a party
B.     The students of second grade attend the end of New Year celebration
C.     The students of second grade come to Ms Elli’s class
D.    All students of first and second grade come to the party

30.  What should the students bring to the party?
A.    Balloons
B.     Ribbons
C.     Stationaries
D.    Snacks

The following text is for questions 31 and 32.
My uncle lives in the country, and there is a large garden around his house. He has a lot of bees inside. It produces very good honey, because there are a lot of flowers in his garden, and the bees make their honey from these flowers. Sometimes a bee stings him, but he igmores them. When he collects the honey, he wears a net to cover his face and his hands. Then, the bees do not sting anymore.
When he have to collect a lot of honey, he puts it in pots and take most of it in the town.He also puts a small table at the side of the road and put pots of honey on it. Then he shouts, “Honey! Beautiful honey! Who wants my sweet honey?” The honey is pure and soon he has sold all the pots.
Then, he keeps some of  bees honey at home. he and all his family eat it. They never buy any honey or jam in the shops, because he can make all the jam from the fruit in their garden too.

31.          What is discussed in paragraph two? It talks about...
A.    how the writer takes the honey
B.     the location of the writer’s bee
C.     how the writer sells the honey
D.    how the writer produces some food from honey

32.          When the writer’s uncle collects the honey, the bees don’t sting him because ...
A.    he ignores them
B.     the bees belong to him
C.     he wears a net and cover his face and his hands
D.    he puts it in pots and take most of it to the town

The following text is for questions 33 to 35.


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33.              What is streamlined with the latest technology? …
A.  The hotel interior
B.  The inspired restaurants
C.  The newest suites
D.  The spa treatments

34.              What does the hotel provide to enhance our enjoyment?
A.  Newly refurbished interiors
B.  The city’s standart for sophistication
C.  The two impired restaurants and new Alfresco
D.  Relaxing spa treatments and unwind

35.              “Soothing, sleek and streamlined with the latest technology.”
     It means that the situation the hotel is ...
A.  cool and fresh
B.  hot and noisy
C.  quiet and calm
D.  dusty and crowded

The following text is for questions 36 to 38.

Picasso was one of the most outstanding and important every style in modern art was represented in Picasso’s works.
Picasso was born in 1881 in Malaga, Spain, as the son of an art teacher. He studied painting with his father and also in Madrid.  
From 1895 to 1901, he painted realistic works in a traditional style. Then he entered what was called the blue period. During this time, he only used shades of blue in his paintings to show poverty in Barcelona.
            After 1907, he entered the style of cubism. Among his well-known cubist paintings are “The Three Musicians” and “The man with a guitar” which depicted the destruction of Spanish town. Picasso died in France in 1973.

36.    What is the objective of the text?
A.    To describe a greatest painter, Picasso
B.     To tell the writer a famous painter, Picasso
C.     To amuse  the readers with the Picasso’s paintings
D.   To inform readers about the Picasso’s paintings

37.  What was Picasso’s father? He was a/an...
A.       painter
B.       musician
C.       art teacher
D.       artist

38.  How old did Picasso pass away? ...years
A.    ninety
B.     ninety one
C.     ninety two
D.    ninety three

39.  “During this time, he only used shades of blue in his paintings to show poverty in Barcelona (paragraph 2)
What is the contrary meaning of the underlined word?
A.    poor
B.     prosperous
C.     wealthy
D.    sorrowness

The following text is for questions 40 to 43.
            Many people have heard about the Moai, the beautiful stones statues that you can see looking out in the oceanon Rapa Nui (Easter Island). But how much do we know about people built and moved these statues?
            There are 887 statues in total, and we know that the first ones were made about 1000 years ago. The people who made then only used hand tools-the evidence of thois is the many old tools whicharchaeologist have found all over the island. Archeologist believe that it must have taken about a year to make each statue, which five or six men working on it. But is is much more difficult to explain how those people moved these heavy stones across the island into their final places. Most people believe that people couldn’t have carried them by hand. The largest stones are nearly ten meters long and weight about18000 kilograms! Professor Carl Jeffrey says,”the people must have had some ways of moving these stones. Some archeologist think they might pull the stones across the island. But the stones were so heavy, it must taken between 180 and 250 men to pull each one.
            But the mystery doesn’t end there. The statues all sit on other stones called Abu. So the people must have put these large stones onto the Abu. Archeologist can’t give a clear explanation of how it happened.

40.    The text is mainly about…making the statues of Moai.
A.  the mystery in
B.  the way of Ancient people
C.  the difficulty in
D.  the incredible process of

41.    What is mainly needed in making  a statue based on the text above?  It needs...
A.   hightechnology and creative workers
B.  Short time and modern tools
C.  long time and cooperative skills of makers
D.  strong workers and sophisticated tools

42.    After reading the text, what may the readers wonder?...
A.  Why was not easy to pull the statue at that time
B.   How the big stones could be brought to Easter Island
C.   Where the stone statues are placed now
D.  Which the best stone statue

43.    “Most people believe that people couldn’t have carried them by hand.”
What does the underlined word refer to?...
A. most people
B. heavy stones
C. six men
D. stone statues

The following text is for questions 44 to 47.
            Last weekend I and my classmates went to a countryside to have a picnic. Beforeb leaving, we made some sandwiches for lunch. We left quite early to avoid the traffic jam.
            After driving for two hours, we arrived at a nice place. It was near a river with some big trees around it. The driver parked the car under the tree. Seeing the clear and cool water of the river, my friends and I decided to swim. After having lunch together, we went around the area to enjoy the scenery. We saw some beautiful birds and butterflies.
            After walking about an hour, we decided to return to the car and go home. Unfortunately, we could not start up the car. Finally after sometime,we could make the car start up by pulling it. We were happy although we felt a bit tired when we got home.

44.  What is the text about? ...
A.  The writer’s feeling after having picnic in a countryside
B.  The writer experience having picnic in a countryside
C.  The beautiful scenery and animals in a countryside
D.  The writer’s difficulty in starting up the car

45.  Why did the writer and his friends decided to swim in the river? Because, …
A. they felt hotafter having lunch
B. they felt tired after having a walk
C.the water was cool and clear
D. it was tiring day

46.  What did probably happen at the end of the picnic because of the car trouble?
A.They got home a bit late
B. Decided to swim again
C. Had to spend the night there
D. Decided not to have picnic again

47.    “We left quite early to avoid the traffic jam.”
What is the similar meaning of the word “left” in the text?
A. arrived
B. came
C. started

 The following text is for questions 48 to 50.
The Crow and The Oyster

            A hungry crow saw an oyster on the beach one day. He wanted to eat the taste meat inside the shell, so he tried to open the oyster.
            First, he used his beak but he could not open the shell. Then, he hitit with a stone,  but the shell stayed tightlyshut. He even jumped up and down on the oyster, but still he could not open it.
            Another crow came by. He saw what teh first crow was trying to do and said, “My friend, may I offer you some good advice? I suggest that you pick up the oyster in your beak, fly high into the air, and then drop the oyster onto the wide rock below. The oyster shell will break open and you will be able to have your meal.”
            The hungry crow thought that it was very good idea. He picked up the oyster with his beak, and then he flew as high as he could.When he was sure that he was high enough, he dropped the oyster onto a wide rock far below.
            The oyster shell broke wide open. However, the another crow was waiting nearby, and he reached the broken oyster first. He enjoyed a tasty meal, while the hungry crow had nothing to eat.
48.    What is the objective of the text?
A.    To describe the crow and oyster
B.     To tell the writer experience finding crow and oyster
C.     To amuse  readers about a crow and oyster
D.    To inform readers about a crow and oyster

49.          How did other crow trick the hungry crow? By ...
A.    giving suggestion to drop the oyster onto the rock
B.     telling that he was so hungry and needed some food
C.     saying that he had a nice and strong beak
D.    picking up the oyster with his beak

50.  “I suggest that you pick up the oyster in your beak, fly high into the air,...”
The word “ I” in the text refers to ...
A. the oyster
B. another crow
C. hungry crow
D. the writer

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