Sabtu, 03 Maret 2018

The following text is for questions 1 to 2.

Dear Syakib,

Congratulation on being awarded Best Student in class. You deserve it after a semester of hard work. Did you know that to succeed on an exam takes hard work. Keep up the good work.

Laura Cyntya.

1.      What is the purpose of the text?
A.    To ask Syakib to work hard
B.     To make Syakib keep up his hard work
C.     To congratulate Syakib on his achievement
D.    To inform Syakib that he was awarded Best Student

2.      From the text we know that …
A.    Syakib and Laura Syntya are classmate.
B.     Syakib has worked hard to be the best
C.     Laura sent the card after months
D.    Laura is Syakib’s teacher

The following text is for questions 3 to 6.
1.      Turn on the machine by pressing “ON” button. It usually on the top of the photocopy machine, on the control panel. Some machines have a power switch on the side.
2.      Open the cover of the photocopy machine and put your sheets on the glass surface underneath.
3.      Pay attention to put the paper properly.
4.      Select the number of copies at the display at the control panel of the photocopier.
5.      Press the color button on “Black and White”. Some of photocopy machines are color copiers.
6.      Choose the accurate size paper on the control panel.
7.      Reset the original image, large, or smaller if necessary.
8.      For your pleasure, you can sets other image editing features or functions on the photocopier.
9.      Press “Start or Copy” button, it is usually the largest button on the control panel.

3.      Based on the text, the writer wants to tell us about …
A.    How to make a photocopier
B.     How to operate a photocopier
C.     How to turn on the photocopier
D.    How to know the steps to make a cup of coffee

4.      To determine the size of the paper, we can find it on…
A.    black and white button
B.     start or copy button
C.     the control panel
D.    on and off button

5.      To make a colored copy, we should… .
A.    Switch “black and white” botton
B.     Press the color button
C.     Select the number of copies
D.    Choose the appropriate size paper

6.      “…you can set other image editing features…”(step 8)
The underlined word can be replaced by …
A.    setting
B.     advantages
C.     imagination
D.    characteristics

The following text is for questions 7 to 10.

Once upon time, there lived an old named Kiai Gede Penanggungan who had supernatural powers. He wanted to find a groom for his beautiful daughter, Dewi Walangangin, so he prayed devotedly.
One day, a young handsome man named Jaka Pandelengan, visited Kiai Gede Penanggungan. He asked Kiai Gede Penanggungan to teach him. Kiai Gede Penanggungan offered one condition, that is for the young man to marry his daughter,Jaka agreed.
After living for years with Kiai Gede Penanggungan, Jaka and Dewi asked to live separatedly. Kiai Gede Penanggungan gave the couple paddy seeds or pari. He wanted them to plant the seeds. Once they harvested the paddy, they had to help poor people. Kiai Gede Penanggungan also asked them to be humble despite their future wealth. One day, the couple harvested a lot of paddy. Some poor people asked them for some but they refused.
 The couple’s behavior was heard by Kiai Gede Penanggungan. He visited them to give a warning. The couple was reminded not to be arrogant and to help the poor. However, the couple ignored it. Kiai Gede Penanggungan was very angry and disappointed. He said that they were like temples. Suddenly, Jaka and Dewi turned into a temple. People named them Pari Temple because they stood among paddy fields.

7.      What was the condition for Jaka Pandelengan to be Kiai Gede Penanggungan’s student?
A.    To plant paddy.
B.     To build a temple
C.     To help poor people
D.    To marry Dewi Walangangin

8.      The couple  turned into a temple because …
A.    They didn’t pray
B.     They had serious diseases
C.     They were struck by lightining
D.    They ignored Kiai Gede Penanggungan’s advice

9.      “…so he prayed devotedly”. (paragraph 1)
The underlined word has a similar meaning with…
A.    loudly
B.     quietly
C.     dutifully
D.    tenderly

10.  What can we learn from the story?
A.    Do not say something bad
B.     Do not break your promise
C.     Great power can handle many things
D.    Plant paddy seeds if you want to be rich

The following text is for questions 11 to 14.

Flood is directly related to weather change. Rain falling at extremely high rates or for an unusually long period of time is the most frequent cause of flooding. Additionally, areas having experience a great deal of snow in winter are prone to springtime flooding when the snow and ice melt, especially if the thaw is relatively sudden. Furthermore, rainfall and snowmelt can sometimes combine to cause floods.
Floods occurs as a result of a unique combination of factors that only indirectly involve weather conditions. For instance, a low-lying beach area has potential to flooding whenever the ocean is at high tide. Exceptionally high tides may be attributed to a storm caused by a combination of factors, like low barometric pressure and high winds. Finally, floods sometimes can occur regardless of the climate. Seismic wave on the sea or large lakes that are caused by earthquakes is one of the examples. Volcanic heating and rapid melting of a snow pack a top a volcanic mountain or under a glacier, or even failures of natural or man-made dams are another examples.

11.  What is the purpose of the text?
A.    To tell why flood happens
B.     To tell how to make flood.
C.     To entertain the readers about flood.
D.    To tell past experiences of flood.
12.  According to the text, what is the main cause of flooding?
A.    Change of weather
B.     High rates of rains
C.      High winds
D.    High tides.
13.  Springtime flooding occurred to the area whenever …
A.    it rains heavily
B.     tsunami happens.
C.     the volcano erupts
D.    the snow and ice melt.

14.  “Seismic waves on the sea or large lakes that are caused by earthquakes.”
The sentence above is the definition of …
A.    Tsunami
B.     heavy rain
C.     earthquake
D.    flood

The following text is for questions 15 to 17.

Iguanas live as big, ancient, and herbivorous reptile. Iguanas comes from lizard family, which includes Gekko and Komodo. Iguanas have a sturdy trunk, long slender tail, scaly leather, and spike from the nape of its neck until the peak of its tail. Iguanas also have a round pupil and moveable lids in both side of its head. It has two nostrils, and its mouth houses a short, thick tongue, and dewlap, hanging under the chin or throat fan. Iguana’s four short, thick, strong leg with its five long thin toes tipped with strong claws is designed to run quickly and climb to the high places.
Iguanas habitat is the tropical area or in warm temperature, depending on the species itself. Some iguanas live in trees, holes, burrows, and some species are ectothermic, and thermo regulating by sunbathing or sheltering n the shade. Iguanas are best known the New world, and altogether nameless in the Old world until the European found it in the American lands.
15.  What is the physical appearance of the iguanas?
Iguana has…
A.    Long smooth tail and big eyes
B.     Scaly skin and thick tongue
C.     Fat hanging on the cheek
D.    Five small sticky legs

16.  “…hanging under the chin… (paragraph 1)
The underlined word means …
A.    dangling
B.     strapping
C.     installing
D.    putting

17.  How does Iguana move so fast in high places?
Because it has …legs to run and climb.
A.    weak
B.     thin
C.     strong
D.    flexible
The following text is for questions 18 to 20.

When I was on holiday in Raja Ampat, my family and I hired a flat board and sailed out to the beach. There was not many people who sailed here because it took a lot of money when you choose to go holiday in Raja Ampat. My family and I agreed to sail back and load to the front of the flat board.
In a half way, we found that our boat was running in low speed. So, we got off the board and then restarted it. The whole part of the boat began to tip over. The boat was submerged. Undoubtedly, we suddenly ran to the back, but the water filled in the front part.
We were panicking and trying to get the water out with little shot grass-sized mineral water cups. After we had given up all hope of staying afloat, we realized that the anchor had fallen off the front of the boat. So, we were dragging it through miles and miles of endangered coral reef.

18.  There were only few people sailing in Raja Ampat because…
A.    it is far from Sorong
B.     it was expensive vacation
C.     it was unpopular tourist destination
D.    there was not good infrastructure

19.  Why was the boat waterlogged?
A.    The boat broke down
B.     The boat drowned
C.     The boat leaked
D.    The boat was upside down.

20.  “…we were dragging it through miles…”. (Paragraph 3).
The underlined word is closest in meaning to …
A.    forcing
B.     kicking
C.     pushing
D.    pulling

The following text is for questions 21 to 22.

From    : 081312311925

Erlita, tell our director that I am in a rush to catch the bus, because there is a traffic accident. I won’t come in time so I ask you to prepare the presentation before 9 a.m. Report to me about the meeting’s preparation.



21.  Who is the receiver of the short message above?
A.    Sonia
B.     081312311925
C.     Erlita
D.    The director

22.  According to the text, it is known that Sonia will …
A.    attend the presentation before 9
B.     arrive late because of an accident
C.     report the meeting to her boss
D.    try to catch the bus after the presentation

The following text is for questions 23 to 25.

To        : All students
From    : Teacher
Subject            : Task Project
Date    : February 20th, 2018

This semester, we will begin “Distance Learning  Program”, so each class will take some projects through this program. It will be started on June 1st, 2018. Further information will be shared after student receives password for login. Please use your email for confirmation.

Sincerely yours,

Mr. Tony

23.  The memo informs the readers to …
A.    use “distance learning program”
B.     do project assignment
C.     sign in from email
D.    confirm the presence

24.  If the students want to login in distance learning program, they should…
A.    get in project online
B.     login with the accurate password
C.     confirm their registration via email
D.    do the assignment through internet

25.  Who initiate the distance learning program?
A.    All teachers
B.     Mr. Tony
C.     All students
D.    Mr. Tony and all students

The following text is for questions 26 to 28.


While at the filling station
Sparks in these areas could cause an explosion or
Fire, resulting on bodily injuries or death.

26.  This warning prohibit you to …
A.    pick up someone when you are at the filling station
B.     activate your phone when you fill up the gasoline
C.     see an explosion and fire at the filling station
D.    turn off the phone when you are busy

27.  Where do you usually see this warning?
A.    Jail
B.     Gas station
C.     Police station
D.    Refueling center

28.  “Sparks in these areas could cause an explosion or…”.
What does the underlined word mean?
A.    Jail
B.     Gas station
C.     Police station
D.    Refueling center

The following text is for questions 29 to 30.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremonial

Saturday, March 1st, 2018
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

We’d like to celebrate our new Gardenia Cullen’s resort.
With honor, we warmly welcome you to our event.
Please join us!
1022 North Carter Street

Lunchtime refreshment provided!
RSVP before March 2018

29.  From the text, we know that…
A.    the invitees can enjoy the meal during the event.
B.     the invitees should bring lunch for themselves.
C.     Laurelia invites all the Gardeni Cullen’s visitors.
D.    the event will be held before March 2018.

30.  What will invitees probably do when they want to attend the event?
A.    They should come to Venezuela.
B.     They should reserve a room in Gardenia Cullen’s Hotel.
C.     They should confirm their presence to Laurelia.
D.    They should ask to book for empty chair.

The following text is for questions 31 to 32.

Angello is my beautiful Turkish Angora cat. It has a long, medium-sized body with a deep, narrow chest, long legs, and small, dainty feet. The back legs are longer than the front legs, and the cat’s rump stands higher than its shoulders.
Angello’s coat is pure white. The long, silky fur is wavy on the stomach and longer around the neck where it forms a ruff, or collar. The tail has a full brush of long, fine hair. Tufts of fur grow between the cat’s toes and on the tips of the ears.
 He enjoys movie in television, especially channel those for cartoon and Animal Planet. Almost every day, my cat Angello always watches television after eating and sometimes he eats while watching television.
I really love my cat. I spend my time with him when I am on holiday.

31.  How do you describe Angello?
A.    He was born in Turkey
B.     He has narrow chest, long legs, and small dainty feet.
C.     The back legs are shorter than the front legs.
D.    He enjoy movie in television and reading comic.

32.  What does Angello often do?
A.    Eats cat food in the kitchen.
B.     Play with the writer every day.
C.     Watches television after eating.
D.    Fight with beautiful Turkish Angora cat

 The following text is for questions 33 to 35.

Intercontinental Star Hotel
Spring Holiday Package 2018

Only from March 15th – 28th
Prime deluxe Room (25% off)
Rp. 1,500.000 per night, single/double

Buffet breakfast for three people in French restaurant
Full internet connection
International facilities

Information and Reservation
Call (0322) 6733989, 7472347

33.    How much should people pay per night if they stay on March 10th?
A.    Rp. 1.000.000
B.     Rp. 1.250.000
C.     Rp. 1.500.000
D.    Rp. 2.000.000

34.    What facilities can people get if they stay in the hotel form March 15th – 28th?
A.    International facilities in French
B.     Free meal during day and night
C.     Limited internet connection
D.    25% discount per night

35.    What should people do if they want to stay after March 28th?
A.    They will get 25% discount.
B.     They cannot stay at the hotel.
C.     They must pay for normal price.
D.    They will get spring holiday tickets.

The following text is for questions 36 to 39.

I am so lucky because I have two best friends. They are Yaula and Raihan. Yaula is the youngest among us because she was born in November. We call her “The sweet Yaula”. Her father is French. She is tall and slim. She is about 169 cm. she has long straight hair. Actually, the color of her hair is blonde. However, she dyed her hair black since last year. She has beautiful blue eyes, an oval face, and a pointed nose. “The sweet Yaula” is a cheerful, confident, and determined girl. However, she is a little bit careless and stubborn. She has many cats in her house. There are about nine cats. She loves them of her favorite is a little orange cat. She calls her “Shinny”. She also loves dancing and singing.
My other best friend is Raihan. His nickname is Rey. Most girls in our school love and adore him. There is no doubt about his good looking. We call him “The Charming Rey”. His height is 170 cm. Rey has straight hair, fair complexion, and perfect face. He is an intelligent and introvert person. This year, he was crowned as The Best Student. He won so many prizes on Math, Chemistry, and Physics competition. Among those subjects, his favorite subject is Chemistry because he wants to be a chemist someday.

36.    Based on the text, we can say that Yaula …
A.    loves dancing and fishing
B.     has round face and flat nose
C.     calls her orange cat “Shinny”
D.    cheerful, confident, and evil girl.

37.    What is Yaula’s weakness?
A.    She dyed her hair black.
B.     She is a little bit careless and stubborn
C.     She has beautiful blue eyes and an oval face.
D.    She loves dancing and singing.

38.    How can you recognize Rey? He…
A.    has a plum and big boy
B.     is beautiful and intelligent
C.     is an intelligent and extrovert person
D.    has straight hair, fair complexion, and perfect face

39.    “… fair complexion and perfect face.”. (Paragraph 2).
The underlined word is closest in meaning to …
A.    skin
B.     nose
C.     cheek
D.    body

The following text is for questions 40 to 43.

Jawi temple is a temple in Indonesia that is known as a syncretic Hindu-Buddhist temple dated from 13th century in Singhasari Kingdom. The temple is actually situated on the eastern slope of Mount Welirang, CandiWates Village, Pasuruan, East Java. It is approximately 41 kilometers from south of Surabaya. The temple is actually placed on the main road between KecamatanPrigen and Pringebukan.
The temple was thought to be a worship place for Hindu-Buddhist. However, the temple actually is announced as mortuary temple to honor King Kertanegara, the last king of Singhasari. The construction of this temple provides a place of worship for the adherents of Shiva-Buddha sect, a syncretic religion patronage by the king.
The great detail of magnificent sacred compound building is constructed by Negarakertagama. The principal monument, in particular is unique in that it was a Shivaite sanctuary crowned with a Buddhist ornament. It thus portrayed clearly the religious philosophy expounded by Kertanagara. The shrine further contained two mortuary statues of the king, representing the essence of both religions. Prapanca explains in his poem, the image of the Buddha Akshobya had mysteriously disappeared at a time when the monument had been struck by lightning in 1331. While regretting that the statue had vanished, it was accepted as a sign of the buddha’s supreme manifestation, Sunyata that of non being or nothingness.

40.    What is the purpose of the temple for certain religion?
A.    To mark their authority.
B.     To remind their ancestor.
C.     As a place of worship.
D.    To inform their history.

41.    Who built the base of the temple?
A.    Kertanegara.
B.     Prapanca.
C.     Sunyata.
D.    Negarakertagama.

42.    How do the statues deputize the two religions?
A.    It portrays the philosophy between two religions.
B.     The statues are created in religious ornaments.
C.     It describes the greatness of two kings.
D.    The statues are used as religious sign.

43.    “…mysteriously disappeared at a time…” (paragraph 3)
The underlined word can be replaced with… .
A.    magically
B.     differently
C.     strangely
D.    remarkably

The following text is for questions 44 to 47.

My classmates and I just have passed our semester test on the last December 2017, then we decided to spend our holiday at Tanjung Raya beach. We went there by car. It took a long time to go there because that beach was about 124 kilometers form Bandar Lampung. The trip made us tired, but it all paid when we saw the beach. The beach is the most beach I have ever seen.
Tanjung Raya beach was a new tourism beach. It was opened about a month ago, so the beach was still natural and clean. It has not many visitors. The wave was not too high, so we can swim safely. We really enjoyed swimming and playing on the beach. We also competed to make beautiful sand castle.
I found some small shops there. Those shops were owned by local people. They sold food, beverages, clothes, souvenirs, and many more. We bought some snacks and juices to get our energy back because we still wanted to play and enjoy the sunset. Finally, we decided to go home at 7 a.m. after we ate our dinner. We totally exhausted but we were so happy and really enjoyed our time at the beach. I will also tell this experience to my family,  so they will be attracted to visit there.  

44.    Why did the trip make the writer tired?
A.    It took a long time to go by car
B.     They went after the semester test
C.     It all paid when the writer saw the beach
D.    The writer fell asleep on the road

45.    There were only few people visiting Tanjung Raya beach because …
A.    it is far from Bandar Lampung.
B.     it was a new tourism beach
C.     visitors prefer to go to Bandar Lampung
D.    the place was very hot and dirty

46.    The wave at Tanjung Raya beach at that time was…
A.    cold and windy.
B.     hard and damp.
C.     not too high.
D.    too small.

47.    What does the writer plan after going back home?
A.    Buy some snacks and juices.
B.     Play and enjoy the sunset.
C.     Go to Tanjung Raya next month
D.    Tell his holiday’s experience to his family.

The following text is for questions 48 to 50.

Long, long ago, there was a princess named Snow White living with her step mother, the new Queen. The queen was cruel and treated Snow White like a servant, for the queen did not like her. Meanwhile, Snow White grew beautifully and accidentally met a prince with whom she fell in love.
The queen had a hobby to ask her magic mirror who was the prettiest woman in the world. One day, the mirror answered that Snow White was the prettiest woman in the world, instead of the queen. The queen called her huntsman with rage and ordered him to eliminate Snow White. The huntsman didn’t have the heart to do so and let Snow White escape. As proof that he had killed Snow White, the huntsman brought a deer’s heart to replace the princess’s heart,
Snow White ran into the woods and found a small, messy house. Feeling tired of tidying the house, she fell asleep. Coming into their house, seven dwarves were surprised to find a beautiful lady there. Taking a pity on her, they let Snow White live in the house.
Unfortunately, the queen found out that Snow White was still alive and disguised herself as an old woman to give Snow White a poisoned apple. After Snow White bit the apple, she fell asleep. Finding Snow White laying still, the dwarves were sad and made her a glass coffin and put her there.
One day, the prince that Snow White had met saw her coffin in the wood. He opened it and saw Snow White. The prince sincerely kissed her and suddenly Snow White opened her eyes, waking up from her long sleep. The prince married to Snow White and brought her into his palace. Since then, Snow White live happily.

48.    What is the purpose of the text?
A.    To retell someone’s experience.
B.     To describe Snow White and the dwarfs.
C.     To entertain readers with a story about Snow White. 
D.    To tell the readers what makes Snow White interesting

49.    The huntsman proved that Snow White was dead by…
A.    bringing Snow White’s blood
B.     bringing Snow White’s heart
C.     bringing a deer’s heart
D.    bringing a deer’s blood

50.    From the story, we know that…
A.    The huntsman was a kind man
B.     Snow White fell in love with the huntsman
C.     Snow White was alive because of the dwarves.
D.     The huntsman killed Snow White as the Queen ordered.

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