Try out 4 Choose the correct answer by crossing a, b, c, or d! Read the notice ! KEEP YOUR DISTANCE! 1. Where can you find the notice? a. At home b. at school c. on a vehicle d. on a food wrapper Look at the notice. EXAM IN PROGRESS 2. What does the notice mean? a. There will be an exam at the place b. The school is preparing to have an exam c. People are asked to keep quiet because of the exam d. The students are asked to study for the coming exam Read the text to answer no 3 – 4! All of Students Grade 9 You are invited to: GRADUATION PARTY 2011 SMP Insan Cendikia Date : Saturday, 6 th June 2011 Time : 10 a. m. – 1 p. m Venue : Ball Room Hilton Hotel Jl. S. Parman kav 9 – 10 Surabaya Come and join us. Invitation cards are available at the OSIS room. 3. Where will the graduation party be held? a. At the osis room c. at SMP Insan Cendikia b. At the school hall d. at the Ball Room of Hilton Hotel 4. How long will the graduation party be? a. 2 hours c. 4 hours a. 3 hours d. 5 hours Read the text to answer no 5 and 6! OPENING SOON LOBSTER’S sea food Cuisine 5. What is the advertisement about? a. New restaurant b. lobster breeding c. seafood cuisine d. barbeque 6. The word “soon “ has the same meaning as the word… a. Frequently b. commonly c. immediately d. regularly 1 smpn1gombong.blogspot.com Read the text to answer questions 7 – 8! To : Aan Aan, RU free this afternoon? If you are free , will you come 2 my house? There R Adit and Faul here .We will do our homework 2 gether. CU later. Faisal 7. How many persons will there be at the sender’s if Aan agree to come? a. two b. three c. four d. five 8. What is the purpose of the text? a. to ask Aan to do the assignment c. to inform Aan about the homework b. to invite Aan to come to Faisal’s house d. to give direction to Aan about Faisal’s house Read the text to answer no 9 – 10! To all the teachers and staff of SMPN 1 Gombong A one day meeting will be held this week : Day : Tuesday, 8th February 2011 Time : 09.00 a.m. to 14.00 p.m Place : Room IX A Topic : National examination preparation Due to the importance of the meeting, please be punctual.Bring your ideas, your suggestions To make our students successful in the examination! The head of the national examination committee Mr. Bambang. 9. What is the meeting for? a. to ask teachers to face the national examination b. to talk about the preparation for the national examination c. to give solution to the examination problem d. to discuss about the national examination items 10. From the text above we can conclude that… a. the national examination has already been done b. all students are successful in the national examination c. the meeting is done before the national examination d. the teachers must be pleased with the result of the national examination Read the text for no. 11 – 15! JAKARTA HISTORY MUSEUM Also known as museum Fatahilah, this museum was named after the Sultan who defeated the Portuguese in 1527. The museum, located in taman Fatahilah, to be the heart of the Dutch colonial administration. Formerly, it was stadhuis or the town hall of Batavia, built in 1627 and got renovated in 1705 – 1715 . A well known historical event that took place there was the imprisonment of pangeran diponegoro. He was tricked by the Dutch colonial administration to come and discuss truce in Magelang, Central java. But the ended up being taken into custody and brought to this building before he was exiled to North Sulawesi. There is a painting, a work of art by the world famous painter, Radden Saleh, depicting this arrest. The museum also 2 smpn1gombong.blogspot.com has a collection of 18th century furnishings, chinaware, ancient maps of Jakarta, and portraits of the former colonial governors. In the backyard of the museum, there is a big old Portuguese cannon called Si Jagur., a symbol of war and fertility. It has an inscription written in Latin : Ex Me Ipsa Renata Sum ( I am reborn from myself) .It is said so to show that the cannon was the remodel of several smaller cannons. For the visitor who enjoy hanging out at cafes, there are two cafes in this area.One of them is Kafe museum, which is located in the museum building. The other is kafe Batavia, located across the museum. 11. What does the text tell you about? a. the history of museum c. museum Fatahilah b. the history of museum in Jakarta d. Sultan fatahilah 12. What did Pangeran Diponegoro do at the museum? a. He criticized the museum collections b. He held the meeting with the Dutch colonial c. He enjoyed the work of art by the world famous painter, Raden Saleh d. He had to stay in the museum for a while after being kidnapped by the Dutch 13. Which café is inside the museum? a. Kafe si jagur c. kafe Batavia b. Kafe museum d. kafe fatahilah 14. What is Si jagur usually made of? a. Some smaller cannons c. very solid steel b. Very old wood d. pure gold 15. “ One of them is kafe Museum which is located in the museum building” ( last paragraph). The word them refers to… a. Cannons b. visitors c. cafes d. museums The following text is for questions 16 – 19 . Among my stationeries, my favorite item is the sharpener. There are some reasons of why I like my sharpener. First, I like its shape. The shape is just like a human’s nose.It was created so perfectly that it… (16 ) the real nose. Moreover, it is made of strong smooth shiny plastic,so it feels nice…( 17 ) I hold it. The second reason is its…( 18 ).This sharpener is just as big as two thumbs and it is not more than 3 cm long. So, it doesn’t need much space. Another reason is that it is easy to use. Just insert the pencil, into the right “nostril” and twist your pencil several times. Your pencil will be…(19 ) in just a few seconds. 16. a. looks b. resembles c. the same d. as 17. a. when b. for c. because d. since 18. a. look b. length c. size d. depth 19. a. ready b. blunt c. sharp d. nice 20. Arrange the words into a good sentence. In – private – taking – prohibited – this – is – properly – picture 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 a. 3–8–1–5–6–2–7–4 b. 3–8–1–2–6–5–7–4 c. 5–6–4–1–2–7–3–8 d. 3–8–1–5–2–7–6–4 3 smpn1gombong.blogspot.com Read the text to answer no 21 – 24 Aloe vera is also known as the “ crocodile tongue” plant in Indonesia. It is called so because the leave is thick, long and sharp, and the sides are serrated like the body of crocodile .Aloe vera is planted in dry areas and in warm climates. It takes little water to grow. Aloe vera is a short stemmed succulent plant growing to 60 – 100 cm tall. Spreading by offsets, the stems are thick and fleshy, green to grey – green, with some varieties showing while flecks on the upper and lower stem surfaces. Aloe vera is a multifunctional plant. It can be used to cure a wound caused by burning. Using aloe vera to heal the wound is easy and simple. Pick the leaves, peel the rind, then squeeze the sticky liquid and spread it over the wound. Aloe vera also can be made into healthy drink to prevent rheumatism and diabetes because it contains vitamin and minerals. Generally the drink helps to repair the damage cells and makes the organs of the human body work well. Aloe can also make our hair thick . Apply it over the scalp and massage it gently so it can could soak thoroughly, ten minutes later, rinse the hair. 21. What does the text mostly tell us about? a. A crocodile tongue c. a special plant b. Aloe vera d. a crocodile plant 22. Where does aloe vera grow? a. In dry area and warm climates b. In wet areas and cold climates c. In a mountain and dry season d. In wet and damp places 23. “ It can be used to cure a wound caused by burning . From the underlined word , we can conclude that … a. Aloe vera is a medical herb b. The plant has a magical power c. Aloe vera is a very fleshy plant d. Aloe vera can be squeezed 24. What does paragraph three tell us about? a. The physical appearances of aloe vera b. The advantages of aloe vera c. The procedure of plant aloe vera d. The reason why aloe vera is called the crocodile’s tongue Read the text to answer no 25 – 27! A young and successful man was driving his new car when he saw some children playing between parked cars. Suddenly ,a stone hit the car’s side door. He stopped and got out of the car. Angrily he pulled one of the nearest boys and shouted. “ look ! what you have done to my car! Why did you do it? The young boy apologized. Please, sir, Please I’m sorry…, I don’t know what I should do. I threw the stone to your car because I need your help. The little boy cried .He pointed to the side of the street . There was a sick boy lying there. He is my brother. He is so sick and I couldn’t put him in his wheel chair, he is too heavy for me. The man couldn’t say anything when he saw a little boy with no legs on the side of the street. He quickly lifted the sick boy and put him back into the wheel chair, then he took out his handkerchief and cleaned him. Thank you, may God bless you,” said the child to the man. 4 smpn1gombong.blogspot.com 25. What can we learn from the story above? a. We have to care for other people b. We have to drive slowly c. We can’t let children play d. We must respect elder people 26. what did the boy do to get attention from the man driving his new car? a. He cried for help c. he stood between two parked cars b. He threw a stone to the car d. he stopped the man 27. What is the main idea of the last paragraph? a. The boy felt sorry for the car b. The man couldn’t say anything c. The man helped the handicapped boy d. The boy asked for help 28. Rearrange the sentences into good paragraph! (A) She began to write the letter (B) Then , she took a piece of paper and a pen (C) After that she got an envelope and a stamp (D) Last weekend, Ratih wanted to write a letter to her pen pal (E) She wrote the address on the envelope and went to the post office (F) At five in the afternoon she sat down on a chair in her room a. (D) – (E) – (F) – (C) – (B) – (A) b. (D) – (F) – (B) – (A) – (C) – (E) c. (D) – (A) – (C) – (B) – (E) – (F) d. (D) – (E) – (B) – (A) – (C) – (F) Read the following text to answer questions 29 – 31! HOW TO MAKE CHEESE SANDWICHES 1. Spread margarine onto four slices of bread 2. Grate cheese onto two slices of bread. 3. Spread chutney over cheese. 4. Slice tomatoes( 29 )…put them on top of chutney. 5. Chop chives and ( 30 ) …tomatoes over. 6. Place other two slices of bread( 31 ) …top 7. Cut 8. Serve it. 29. a. and b. but c. or d. if 30. a. pour b. drop c. put d. sprinkle 31. a. in b. on c. between d. under 5 smpn1gombong.blogspot.com The following text is for questions no 32 – 33. YUMMY CANDY NUTRITION INFORMATION Ingredients : Sugar, Cashew, Milk Serving per package : Avg.2/serving size : 40g Solids, Cocoa Mass, Cocoa Average Quantity Average Quantity Per Serving Per 100 g Butter, Vegetable Fat, Flavor Energy 709 kJ (169Cal) 2360 kJ (565Cal) Protein 2.6 g 10 g Fat total 0.5 g 25 g Saturated 3.8 g 15 g Carbohidrate 15.4 g 40 g Sugar 10 g 35 g Sodium 45 mg 125 mg 32. How much sodium does the product contain per 100 g? a. 45 mg b. 125mg c. 225 mg d. 521 mg 33. “ Ingredients: sugar , cashew, milk solids…. The underlined word means….needed to make something. a. The step c. the materials b. The goal d. the methods Read the text carefully to answer no 34 – 37 Telaga warna Long time ago, there was a kingdom in west java. The king was wise and kind hearted. The kingdom was ruled by a king named Majesty prabu. Prabu and his queen hadn’t got any children. The queen often cried because of it. That was why prabu went to the jungle. There he prayed to God everyday, begging for a child. A few months later, the queen got pregnant. Nine months later, a princess was born. Prabu and queen loved their beautiful daughter so much. They gave whatever she wanted. It made princess turn into a very spoiled girl. One day, the princess celebrated her 17th birthday party. Many people gathered in the palace. Then Prabu took out a necklace which made of gold and jewel. “ My beloved daughter, to day I give you this necklace. Please wear this necklace. “said Prabu. I don’t want to wear it! It’s ugly.” Shouted the princess. Then she threw the necklace. The beautiful necklace was broken. The gold and jewels were spread out on the floor. Everybody couldn’t say anything. They never thought that their beloved princess would do that cruel thing. In their silence, people heard the queen crying. Every woman felt sad and began crying too. Then, everybody was crying. Then, there was a miracle. Earth was crying. Suddenly, from the underground, a spring emerged. It made a pool of water. Soon a place became a big lake. The lake finally sank the kingdom. Nowadays, people called lake “ Telaga Warna”. It means Lake of color .On the bright day, the lake is full of color. These colors come from shadows of forest, plants, flowers, and sky around the lake. But some people said that the colors are from the princess necklace which spreads at the bottom of the sea. 6 smpn1gombong.blogspot.com 34. Why did the king go to the wood? Because…. a. He felt sorry for the queen c. he wanted to ask God’s help b. He didn’t want to see her wife dying d. he wanted to be alone 35. What did Prabu ask the princess to do with the present? a. To throw it c. to spread it on the floor b. To wear it during the party d. to keep and take good care of it 36. What happened on the birthday party? a. Everybody was happy and enjoyed the party b. There were plenty of food and drink during the party c. Everybody was crying because of the princess bad manner d. Prabu told his people to make a beautiful lake for his daughter. 37. The story tells us to… a. Collect jewelry as much as possible c. respect others b. Enjoy our life d. help other 38. Arrange the following words to make a good sentence. Put – their – room – entering – out – people – cigarette – must -before – the 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 a. 6 – 9 – 4 – 2 – 3 – 8 – 1 – 10 – 7 – 5 b. 6 – 8 – 1 – 5 – 2 – 7 – 9 – 4 – 10 – 3 c. 2 – 3 – 8 – 1 – 5 – 10 – 7 – 4 – 9 – 6 d. 2 – 3 – 1 – 7 – 5 – 9 – 4 – 10 – 6 – 5 Read the text to answer no 39 – 42! May be you will be frustrated if you don’t watch TV in one day. No wonder television is considered as the most important source of entertainment and information. If we ask children why they like to watch TV, they usually give significant reasons. They say that they watch TV , because the programs are good, fun and exiting. The actors or actress on TV very often could be a model for the children. They will act in the same or a similar manner. If the model is a good character, he or she will help the children grow into good children as well.On the contrary, if the model is a bad character, she or he could be dangerous. In other words, they can influence the behavior of the children. So, parents should be very cautious regarding the effect or violence on TV. They have to help their children choose the beneficiall programs and avoid the bad programs. Let’s watch TV, but only if the programs are good to watch. 39. The purpose of the text is to show people that... a. Watching TV is very good not only for children but also for parents. b. Watching TV is very important not only for children but also for parents. c. They should ask their children to watch all the TV programs in order to become clever. d. As parents, they should guide their children to choose suitable TV programs for their children. 40. What are the advantages of watching Television? a. To get information and entertainment. b. To know information and new model. c. To become a model of doing good things only. d. To influence the children behavior. 41. The text shows that watching TV… a. Can give a bad and good influence. b. Is the only source of knowledge for children. c. Is not needed for parents and children. d. Is the only entertainment for people. 42. What is the main idea of the third paragraph? a. It’s better for children not to watch TV at all. b. Children still need to watch TV without stopping. c. The most important thing for children is watching TV. d. Parents should guide their children when watching TV programs. 7 smpn1gombong.blogspot.com 43. Azka : What about your grandfather? Is he still alive? Fiman : Yes, he is still strong although he is almost seventy five. The opposite of the underlined word is… a. Old b. young c. pale d. weak 44. Arrange the following sentences into a good paragraph! 1. This “ exchange “ happens in the atmosphere, allowing the rays of the sun to pass and the Earth’s heat to return from its source. 2. This causes the Earth’s temperature increases. 3. What is “green house effect”? 4. If the atmosphere is polluted, the rays of the sun can pass. 5. The Earth is warmed by the sun and in return gives out heat into space. 6. However, because the earth can’t return enough heat through the atmosphere, the balance between heat coming and heat going is altered. a. 5 – 1 – 3 – 4 – 6 – 2 c. 3 – 5 – 4- 1 – 2 – 6 b. 3 – 5 – 1 – 4 – 6 – 2 d. 4 – 6 – 2 – 3 – 5 – 1 Read the text to answer number 45-47 Gudeg Jogja (Green Jack Fruit Sweet Stew) Ingredients: - 5 onions - 10 candlenuts - 10 garlic cloves - 4 bay Leaves - 1/2 lb. (250g) green jack fruit - 2-1/2 tsp. (12g) coriander seeds - 1-1/4 tsp. (6g) cumin - 1/4 cup (62ml) coconut sugar - 2 cups (500ml) coconut milk - 2 tsp. (30g) tamarind - 5 cups (1.25l) water - 2 inches bruised galangal - 2 lb. (1kg) chicken (cut into small pieces with bone) Instructions: - First, cut green jack fruit 1 inch thick. Wash and boil until tender. - Next, ground onions, candle nuts, sauté paste, bay leaves, and galangal until fragrant. - Add the chicken pieces, stir fry until chicken changes colour. - Then, pour 4 cups of water and coconut sugar, bring to a boil. - Add the green jack fruit and simmer until the chicken and vegetables are tender. - Finally, add coconut milk 5 minutes before it’s done, bring back to a boil. - Serve hot with rice. This dish is sweet and usually served with shrimp cracker. Adapted from: http://original-indonesian-recipe.blogspot.com 45. Wash and boil until tender. The synonym of the underlined word is .... a. soft. c. hot b. hard. d. cool 46. When we should add coconut milk? a. After cutting green jack fruit. c. after adding green jack fruit. b. 5 minutes before it’s done. d. before pouring 4 cups of water. 47. After cutting green jack fruit 1 inch tick, we should…. a. add the chicken pieces b. wash and boil until tender c. pour 4 cups of water and coconut sugar d. serve hot with rice 8 smpn1gombong.blogspot.com Read the text to answer number 48-50 138 guestroom including 1 Penthouse (3 bedrooms), 1 Persidential suite (3bedrooms), 54 Jayakarta Suite, 39 Excecutive and, 45 Deluxe Rooms, Banquet and function facilities are available formulti-purpose meeting, wedding, seminar and conversations room for up to 1000 participants, Recreation facilities wrapped in a unique shape of open air swimming pool where you can bring your children to play around on a sand beach atmosphere. HOTEL JAYAPRANA BANDUNG Jln. Ir H. Juanda (Dago0 381A Bandung 40135-Indonesia Telp.(022)2505888, facs: (022)2505888, guests? 48. How many rooms does Hotel Jayaprana have for theEmail :firstname.lastname@example.org a. 154 b. 138 c. 54 d. 45 49. “ Banquet and function facilities are available … “ The underlined word means we can … easily. a. find b. force c. provide d. refuse 50. Which is Incorrect about the hotel ? a. Its function rooms can accommodate more than one thousand people b. There are three bedrooms in Penthouse c. It provide its guest with an open air swimming pool d. The guests can bring their children on the sabdy beach near it. 9 smpn1gombong.blogspot.com
"Soal Bahasa Inggris IX"