Mata Pelajaran : Bahasa Inggris Hari / Tanggal : Kamis/10 April 2008
Program : IPA dan IPS Waktu : 06.30 – 08.30 (120 menit)
1. Gunakan pensil 2B untuk pengisian Lembar Jawaban Komputer (LJK)
2. Tuliskan nama, nomor peserta dan identitas lain pada Lembar Jawaban Komputer (LJK)
3. Hitamkan bulatan pada jawaban yang anda anggap paling tepat
4. Perhatikan dan ikuti petunjuk pengisian pada Lembar Jawaban Komputer (LJK)
5. Tidak diperkenankan menggunakan kalkulator, kamus, tabel atau alat bantu lainnya
6. Dengarkan kaset rekaman dengan cermat khusus untuk bagian Listening nomor 1-15.
7. Bacalah soal-soal untuk bagian Reading nomor 16-50 dengan teliti sebelum anda menjawabnya
8. Periksalah kembali hasil pekerjaan anda sebelum diserahkan kepada pengawas ruang
Listening Section (no 1 – 15) a. Practice her talent
In this section of the test, you will have chance to show b. Open her eyes
how well you understand spoken English. There are three c. Be confident
parts for this section, with special direction for each part. d. Stay so shy
3. a In my bag
Direction: In this part of the test you will hear some short
a. In his bag
dialogs or questions spoken in English. Each dialog or
b. In teacher’s bag
question will be spoken twice. They will not be printed on
c. In teacher’s room
your test sheet, so you must listen carefully to understand
d. On teacher’s table
what the speakers say. You are to choose the best answer
to each question about it. Now listen to a sample a
4. a A pipe
a. A table
b. Her paper.
You will hear:
c. Her storage
Girl: Ton, Did you know our basketball team won the
Boy: Yea, I heard about it. I’m proud of them.
5. a Anto
a. A letter
You will also hear
b. Anto’s letter
Narrator: What are they talking about?
c. Her condition
d. Morning event
You will read in your test sheet
a. The game
b. Showing Proud PART II
c. Basketball team Direction: In this part of the test you will hear some
d. Tono’s team Sample answer statements or questions spoken in English. Each
e. The girl’s team statement or question will be spoken twice. They will not
be printed on your test sheet, so you must listen carefully
to understand what the speakers say. You are to choose
The best answer to the question is the basketball team. the best answer to each question about it. Now listen to a
Therefore you should choose answer (c) sample a question.
You will hear:
1. a. A movie Girl: Hi, look at your shirt! It’s really nice.
a. A Lake You will also hear
b. A busy day a. Thanks. It’s from my mom.
c. Saturday’s plan b. Are you sure?
d. Going out on Saturday c. Oh really
d. What? Sample answer
2. a. Be a professional singer e. Oh no.
The best answer to the question is “thanks, it’s from my
mom.” Therefore you should choose answer (a)
6. Mark your answer on the answer sheet.
7. Mark your answer on the answer sheet.
8. Mark your answer on the answer sheet.
9. Mark your answer on the answer sheet.
10. Mark your answer on the answer sheet.
Direction: In this part of the test you will hear three
monologs. Each monolog will be spoken twice. So you
must listen carefully to understand what the speakers say.
In your test sheet you will read questions about each of
them. They will follow by four answers. You are to choose
the best answer to each question and mark it on your
11. a. The study tour of Okinawa students to SMA Budi
a. The comparative study in SMA Budi Mulia school
b. The way of students study English in Indonesia
c. The Okinawa students in Indonesia
d. The comparative study
12. a. As tourists
a. Exchange students
b. Study English Indonesia
c. One week study tour in Indonesia
d. To see how Indonesian students study English.
13. a Logs
c. Damp sacks
d. Damp sheets
14. a. One hour
a. 1 – 3 hours
b. 2 - 3 hours
c. 3 – 4 hours
d. More than 4 hours
15. a Flood in Jambi
a. Jambi’s police
b. Jambi Province
c. Flood’s Victims
d. Local People
Text is for numbers 16 - 19 b. observe
Long, long ago there lived a king. He was very old c. water
and he didn’t have children, so he wanted to select a new d. take care
king in the country. e. cultivate
One day, the king asked his ministers to give all the This new and unusual building in the downtown
children in the country some flowers seeds and told them, business district offers unique opportunities for small
“Who can plant the most beautiful flowers will be king.” A to midsized tenants to occupy an entire floor
child named David planted the seeds and look after them
carefully. But day after day no flowers came out from the
basin. He was very disappointed.
It was come time to show the most beautiful
flowers. The children from all over the country came with
their beautiful flowers. The king walked in front of the
From 1,600 to 6,00 square feat are available for
children. When he saw the beautiful flowers, he was immediate occupancy.
unhappy. Suddenly, he saw a child carrying an empty Commuting is easy, with the subway stop only one
basin. He was very glad and asked the boy, “Why do you block away, it’s convenient to shops, restaurants,
carry an empty basin?” The boy cried and told him the hotels, and business services.
For leasing information call
truth. The king laughed and said, “You are an honest boy.
You will be the future king.” In fact, the seeds had been 303-572-5947
boiled. 20. What is this advertisement for ?
16. The text tells us about … a. Renting office space
a. The very old king with children who wanted to b. Buying a building
adopt one more child to be the king in the future c. Starting a business
b. The very old king with no children who wanted to d. Staying in a hotel
select a new king in the country e. Leasing a house
c. The very old king who wanted to select the most 21. How soon are the suites available?
honest child in the country a. When the building is finished.
d. A child who was very sad and disappointed when b. Next month.
he knew that no flowers came out from the basin c. Right now.
e. A boy who will be a king in the future just d. In six weeks.
because of his honesty e. Soon
17. Why was there no flower that came out from the boy’s 22. What is NOT mentioned as being close to the
a. He planted the seeds well and looks after them a. Parks.
carefully. b. Shopping
b. He didn’t get good seeds. c. Hotels
c. His seed is not good. d. Restaurants
d. The seeds had been boiled before. e. Business services
e. He didn’t plant the seeds and didn’t look after This text for no 23 – 26
them carefully. On Wednesday, my students and I went to Jogjakarta.
We stayed at Dirgahayu Hotel which is not far from
18. Why did the king choose the boy to be the future king Malioboro.
in the country? because………….. On Thursday we visited the temples in Prambanan.
a. The king was very pity when he saw the boy There are three big temples, the Brahmana, Syiwa, and
cried. Wisnu temples. They are amazing. We visited only
b. The boy didn’t bring some beautiful flowers. Brahma and Syiwa temples, because Wisnu temple is
c. The basin that the boy carried was empty. being renovated.
d. There was no flowers came out from his basin. On Friday morning we went to Jogja Kraton.. We
e. The king felt that the boy was honest. spent about two hours there. We were lucky because we
were led by a smart and friendly guide. The we continued
19. “David planted the seeds and looked after them our journey, to Borobudur. We arrived there at four p.m. At
carefully.” The underlined words mean … 5 p.m we heard an announcement that Borobudur gate
a. watch would be closed.In the evening we left for Jakarta by
23. “Then we continued our journey”. What is meant by a. The government of Germany has been moved to
a. adventure b. East Berlin has changed after the collapse of the
b. trip Berlin wall
c. experience c. East Berlin is like the rest of Germany – a drab
d. walk and depressed city
e. expedition d. Before the fall of the Berlin wall, East Berlin was
the centre of Germany
24. The purpose of the text is … e. There are not more than 40 major construction
a. To explain the processes involved in the projects in East Berlin.
formation or working of natural phenomena
b. To present (at least) two points of view about the 29. What changes happen to East Berlin after the fall
issue of the Berlin wall?
c. To describe how something is done through a a. It’s developing to become a leading city of
sequence of steps Germany
d. Retell events for the purpose informing or b. It will become one of the richest cities in
e. To inform readers about events of the day which
c. It’s now the center of the country’s
are considered newsworthy or important government
25. Which of the following statement is TRUE ? d. It will be the biggest city in the world
a. The writer and the students went to Jogjakarta for e. It has become a state city
having a research
b. The writer left for Jakarta on Friday 30. “…investments in new construction are expected
c. The writer went to Borobudur first and then to to exceed $ 20 billion?
Kraton The underlined word means ….
d. The writer was very disappointed with the guide a. known
e. Malioboro is very far from Dirgahayu Hotel b. predicted
26. Which temple is being renovated? c. calculated
a. Syiwa d. completed
b. Wisnu e. expanded
d. Borobudur This text for no 31 – 34
e. Syiwa and Wisnu
Jakarta (JP). The number of people injured in the
This text for no 26 – 30 weekend earthquake in the Central Sulawesi capital of
Before the fall of the Berlin wall, East Berlin was Palu reached 26. The earthquake, measuring 5,8 in the
like the rest of East Germany – drab and depressed. opened Richter Scale, also damaged or destroyed
Today it is a different story. There are over 40 major hundreds of buildings. So far no deaths have been
construction projects underway investments in new reported.
construction are expected to exceed $20 billion. Part of “Only 3 of the 26 injured are still being treated at a
this boom can be attributed to the fact that the national government clinic. In the Sausu Trans village, the rest
government of Germany will move to Berlin. The city will have returned home,” Mohammad Haerollah, an official of
once again be Germany’s leading city and a gateway to the Central Sulawesi Office of the Ministry of Social
the expanding markets in Poland, Czech Republic, and Service, told The Jakarta Post yesterday.
other countries east of the German border. Officials at the meteorology and geo-physics office in
27. How was East Berlin before the fall of the Berlin wall? Palu said earlier that the epicenter was in the Gulf of
a. Beautiful and nice Tomini, 32 kilometers east of Palu, at a depth of 32
b. Modern and interesting kilometres. The office recorded 396 tremors between 5.30
c. Leading and expanding p.m. on Saturday and 12.00 a.m. on Sunday. However,
d. Sophisticated and good locals felt 47 of the tremors.
e. Dull and uninteresting Antara News Agency reported on Saturday that most
of the causalities were adults, injured by collapsing
28. Which of the following statement is TRUE according structures. The agency also said that the victims were
to the text?
mainly residents of the Sausu, Suli, Torono and Malakosa 37. What is important part of the moving process is
31. This text as a whole reports….. a. Completing the plant
a. The weekend earthquake in Palu b. Getting the office furnishing
b. The casualties at a government clinic. c. Arranging airline tickets
c. The profession of Mohammad Haerollah. d. Teaching cultural differences.
d. The damaged building caused by the earthquake e. Find a new place
e. The activities of the officials at he meteorology and
geo-physics office. This text for no 38 – 41
For many years people believed that cleverest
32. Which statement is TRUE according to the text? animals after man were the c himpanzee. Now however
a. There were 349 tremors felt by people there is a proof that dolphins may be even cleverer than
b. Some people were killed by the earthquake these big apes.
c. Sausu, Suli, Torono and Malakosa were the worst Although a dolphin lives in the sea, it is not a fish.
place hit. It is a mammal. It is in many ways, therefore, like a human
d. The earthquake happened in the South Sulawesi being.
capital of Palu Dolphins have a simple language. They are able
e. An Earthquake measuring 5,4 on the Richter to talk to one another. It may be possible for man to learn
Scale rocked Palu. how to talk to dolphins. But this will not be easy because
dolphins cannot hear the kind of sounds man can make. If
33. “Only 3 of the 26 injured are still being treated at a man wants to talk to dolphins, therefore, he will have to
government clinic” (Paragraph 2) The underlined word make a third language which both he and the dolphins can
may be replaced by… understand.
a. managed at the same way Dolphins are also friendly toward man. They often
b. negotiated with somebody follow ships. There are many stories about dolphins
c. considered in a certain way guiding ships through difficult and dangerous waters.
d. given something enjoyable
38. The text tells us about….
e. given medical care hospital service
34. Why are 3 of the 26 injured still are may be treated?
a. These 3 casualties were possibly badly injured.
d. big apes
b. The casualties felt comfortable with the hospital
c. Maybe the facilities at the clinic were complete 39. The forth paragraph tells us …
enough a. How dolphins help man
d. The injured satisfied with the doctor’s treatment at b. How genius the dolphins are
the clinic. c. How friendly man to dolphins
e. These 26 casualties couldn’t stand staying in the d. How diligent the dolphins are
clinic any more. e. How difficult the problem faced by dolphins
This text for no 35 - 37
40. Which statement is TRUE according to the text?
The Hesseltine Corporattion a. Dolphins are fish
35. What are theytechnical and management-
Is moving 60 learning about? b. Dolphins are kind hearted animals
level employees to their new
a. Travel Plan c. Dolphin’s sense of hearing is very sharp
manufacturing plant in the western United
b. Management methods d. Chimpanzee are the cleverest animals in the
c. American Culture
States. A big part of the process is to world
prepare Manufacturing techniques cultural
d. the employees for the e. The big apes are regarded as the most intelligent
changesCulturewill encounter when moving
e. they Shock animals
from urban Europe seminars with the in the
36. Who is attending the to a small town employees? 41. To tell the factual information, the writers mostly
a. West. The employees and their
AmericanTheir secretaries uses…
b. Their families
families are attending special seminars on a. Passive Voice
c. of Americans.
the habits Their supervisors They learn about b. Past Tense
d. Theirs staffs c. Present tense
the regional vocabulary and the daily life.
e. Themselves d. Imperative
Without this training, even small cultural
e. Direct Speech
differences could cause big
This text for no 42 – 45 c. commanded
Why do people leave their homes for an unknown e. caused
future in a rare land?
In modern times the main reasons have been This text for no 46 – 50
economic. Often people fled because of poverty, even To improve comfort and cleanliness at our school, a
terrible famines such as those that afflicted Ireland in number of dust bins should be increased.
the 1800’s. These people saw little future in their own When we look at classroom, school corridors and
land. They often heard stories of a better life from school yard, there are papers, mineral water cups, straws,
people who had emigrated earlier. and napkins here and there. The condition of
Some people have left their native lands uncleanliness and discomfort really hinders learning and
because their politics beliefs were unpopular. In the teaching environment. Litter thrown carelessly causes
1900’s many people have been forced to emigrate disease, especially empty plastic cups or glasses. They
because of war. After World War II, many European can be filled out with water coming from the rain. This can
had no home to return to. In the 1970’s the wars in be placed for dengue mosquitoes to spread out.
Indochina created hundreds of thousand of refugees. Besides, this rubbish can deteriorate the scene. Well
Improvements in transportation have made painted wall and green school yard do not mean anything
immigration easier in modern times. . The building of in if litters are scatters everywhere.
the railroads 1800’s made travel over land easier. Anyway I notice that most of the students in our school
After steamship made crossing oceans modernoceans
1850’s the steamship made crossing times have responsibilities for their school environment. They put
faster and easier. Later the airplane made it possible their litters on the proper place. But some are not diligent
for people to travel from the continent to another in enough to find the dust bins. The numbers of dust bins in
matter of hours. Changes in communication have also our school are not enough. More dust bins should be put
encouraged immigration. Today television, radio and beside each of steps, outside of the classroom, and some
internet bring news far off countries into homes more along the corridors. Probably one dust bin should be
everywhere. in every ten meters. So, when students want to throw
42. The text tells us about … away their litters, they can find the dust bins easily.
a. Native lands When school is equipped with sufficient dust bins, we
b. A new land do not have problems of filth and discomfort anymore. Our
c. immigration school will be very clean and become a nice place to
d. transportation study.
e. The steamship
46. What is the writer’s intention? To … readers to do
43. What is the main idea of the third paragraph? something good
a. The building of the railroads 1800’s made travel a. Inform
over land easier. b. explain
b. Improvements in transportation have made c. describe
immigration easier in modern times d. entertain
c. Changes in communication have also encourage e. persuade
d. The airplane made it possible for people to travel 47. According to the writer, more dust bins … in every ten
from the continent to another meters.
e. Many people have been forced to emigrate a. Should be decorated
because of war b. Should be painted
c. Should be placed
44. The following are the reasons why people immigrate d. Are unnecessary
to other country, EXCEPT… e. Are not required
b. terrible famines 48. What does the writer’s argument on a
c. their political beliefs were unpopular sufficient number of dust bins?
d. war a. They can prevent litters
e. little future in their own land b. They can save janitor’s energy
45. Changes in communication have also encouraged c. Students are asked to clean them
immigration. Encouraged mean … d. They make school environment neat
a. pulled e. Students can throw garbage away easily
49. What is the writer’s suggestion?
a. To buy more dust bins
b. To hire more gardeners
c. To use dust bins efficiently
d. T ask parents to give more dust bins
e. To ask students to clean the school yard
50. “Litters thrown carelessly causes disease, …” Litters