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PEPERIKSAAN PERCUBAAN BERSAMA SIJIL PELAJARAN MALAYSIA 2000 ANJURAN BERSAMA JABATAN PENDIDIKAN PERLIS DAN PKPSM CAWANGAN NEGERI PERLIS BAHASA INGGERIS
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C and D in the box provided to show the best answer. Then. It is time to upgrade the standards of local universities. March 10. Kelly Lai Ipoh (Extracted from The New Straits Times. VARSITIES SHOULD OFFER ONLY DEGREE COURSES I would appreciate it if you could put my opinion and suggestion in your newspaper. Let all university professors teach degree courses rather than diploma courses. Section A Questions 1 and 2 Study the table below and answer the questions that follow. B. write the corresponding option A. IN PERLIS 1 Which type of reading material is least popular among teenagers? A Local magazines B Novels C English newspapers D Reference books One of the conclusions that can be made from the survey is A Most teenagers prefer reading novels to newspapers B Most adults enjoy reading local magazines C Only a small percentage of teenagers read local magazines D Newspapers are popular among teenagers 2 Read the letter below and answer the question that follows. Type of reading material Teenagers Novels 70% Reference books 40% Foreign magazines 40% Local magazines 65% Malay newspapers 25% English newspapers 20% Adults 30% 40% 55% 25% 75% 65% TABLE 1: SURVEY OF READERS' PREFERENCE IN READING MATERIAL.SULIT Read the following questions then look at the information given to find the answer. and leave diploma and certificates courses to the polytechnics and colleges. Kuala Lumpur 2 . 2000) 3 What is the letter mainly about? A A request for polytechnics to teach degree courses B A suggestion for colleges to teach degree courses C An opinion that university professors should teach diploma courses D A suggestion that universities should offer only degree courses Portal Pendidikan Utusan 2002 © Hak Cipta Terpelihara Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad. and I believe this move will help to do that. I feel that all universities (public and private) in Malaysia should conduct only degree courses.
Do not stop smoking in this zone. "Probably longer than the fish. Kuala Lumpur 3 . who was happily shaking the fish in the plastic bag. a bowl and some other necessities. Our four-year-old son came home one day with a sudden interest in gold fish. I gave in." he replied. Questions 6 and 7 Read the passage below and answer the questions that follow. The next time we were in the city. C The boy was shaking the fish. I took him to a pet store. (Adapted from Readers' Digest." The phrase gave in in the sentence above means A B C D surrendered agreed submitted followed Portal Pendidikan Utusan 2002 © Hak Cipta Terpelihara Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad. CASH TERMS ONLY 5 A B C D You must pay cash for your goods. and he picked out three fish. May. You may use credit cards to pay for your goods You can cash your cheques at the counter. 7 " After the usual lecture on caring for them. He looked past me at my son. 1993) 6 Why did the salesman say "Probably longer than the fish"? A The fish was kept in a plastic bag. After the usual lecture on caring for them. D The fish was small. Smoking is not allowed in this area. NO SMOKING ZONE 4 A B C D Only smokers are allowed in this zone. While paying for the fish.Questions 4 and 5 Read the signs below and choose the statement that best explains the sign. B The can of fish would last long. If you are smoking. You can buy now and pay later. please remain in this area. I asked the salesman how long a small can of fish food would last. I gave in.
SUNGAI PETANI PARKAVENUE HOTEL 1.m.m. .00 a.6. who gave Chef Wan the title "Food Ambassador of Malaysia? A Malaysia's TV stations B His fans in Singapore C Malaysia Airlines D Professional chefs Study the chart below and answer the question that follows.m.00 p. 1.6.m.6. . . 8 According to the passage.6.m.00 p. 29 February 11.m.m. With over 10 years of experience as a professional chef.6. MALAYSIAN EDUCATION FAIR ROADSHOW DATE TIME 28 February 1.m.m. Singapore.m.00 p. Chef Wan is no stranger when it comes to food.m. Thailand and Australia.00 p.00 p.6.00 p. .m. .00 p.Read the passage below and answer the question that follows.00 p.00p. PACIFIC TOWN IPOH VENUE SYUEN HOTEL 8 March 9 March 10 March 11 March 9 Which of the following statements is not true about the roadshow? A The roadshow provides information on further education in Malaysia.6. C The roadshow will be held in February and March. PETALING JAYA ARMADA HOTEL 11. B The roadshow will be held in some major towns in Malaysia. .00 p. HOTEL 1. 1 March 1. .6.m.00 p.00 p.m.00 a.m JOHOR BAHRU PUTERI PAN 11.00 a. .m. Kuala Lumpur 4 .00 p. Malaysia Airlines even bestowed him the title "Food Ambassador of Malaysia".00 p. D The roadshow is held in the evenings only. 2 March 3 March 7 March GEORGETOWN SHANGRI-LA 11.00 p.m.6. MELAKA RENAISSANCE HOTEL 1.00 p.m.m.00 a. He has presented and hosted several television cooking programmes in Malaysia.6.m. . Portal Pendidikan Utusan 2002 © Hak Cipta Terpelihara Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad. his current cooking show on Malaysia's TV stations has received tremendous response. .
35pm. Kuala Lumpur 5 . "We had really heavy rain yesterday afternoon and last night. when thick smoke paralysed the region for months. stoking fears that this year's fire season could be a repeat of 1997. rushed to seek help from a teacher. He said the situation was "nowhere near what we had three years ago. B He hanged himself on the goal post. 11 What would be the most suitable title for the report? A Heavy Rains Cause Havoc In Sumatra B Haze Clears As Heavy Rains Douse Forest Fires C The Haze Returns To Singapore And Malaysia D Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Questions 12 and 13 Read the newspaper report below and answer the questions that follow. and two friends were hanging from a goal post to warm up for their athletics training about 6. The goal post collapsed and fell on Julli's chest before hitting his face and neck. "Another pupil who witnessed the incident.Questions 10 and 11 Read the newspaper report below and answer the questions that follow. But smoke continued to drift eastward toward Singapore and Malaysia." said Shawn Daugherty. improving visibility and clearing the thick haze that had covered parts of the region. In yesterday's incident. MUADZAM SHAH. Sat.Heavy rains doused forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island today." 10 According to the report. Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Muadzarn Shah pupil Julli Sari Osman. . what effect did the heavy rains on Sumatra have on the region? A They helped to clear the thick haze covering the region." 12 In the news report above. identified as Puspanathan. a mechanical engineer with Caltex Indonesia. .Another pupil was killed by a failing goal post yesterday. Portal Pendidikan Utusan 2002 © Hak Cipta Terpelihara Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad. how did the pupil die? A He died while warming up. D They helped to spread the forest fires. Superintendent Ismail Mat Sidek. just days after a similar accident claimed the life of a 14-year-old schoolboy. C A goal post fell on him. B They paralysed the region for several months." said Rompin district police chief. so that probably helped quite a bit. Sat. C They threatened the health of millions of people in the region. 17. threatening the health of millions in Southeast Asia. "The teacher and other pupils took Julli to the Muadzarn Shah Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival at about 6. JAKARTA. His two friends were unhurt. D He collapsed and died of chest pains.15pm.
(15) To express anxiety I don't want to disappoint my father. Rahim. D We must take UPTEM whether we like it or not. (14) To express opinion If we get a good result. Kushairi Rahim Khusairi : : : Hi. Have you registered for UPTEM? Not yet.13 "The teacher and other pupils took Julli to the Muadzam Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival at about 6.35pm. I think the test is a waste of time and money." Who do you think pronounced the pupil dead? A The Muadzarn Shah Hospital B His teacher C The other pupils D A doctor at the hospital Questions 14 and 15 Complete the following dialogue by filling in the blanks with the most acceptable form of the functions in the given situation. we can apply for matriculation before the SPM result is out. Kuala Lumpur 6 . C I don't think I want to take the test. 15 To express anxiety A I think the test will be easy. D D I'm afraid I might not do well in the test. C We must pay RM20 for UPTEM. Rahim : 14 To express opinion A I think the test will be difficult. B I think I'll take the test. B I think the test is important. I still can't make up my mind. Idon't think so. Portal Pendidikan Utusan 2002 © Hak Cipta Terpelihara Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad.
The only way to deal effectively with maid abuse is to give it maximum publicity and to ensure that the culprits be punished to deter others 16 committing such foul acts. It is good that some of them are now prepared to report such cases.25 Read the following passage and fill in the blanks with the best and most appropriate answer. 19 A B C D than to at into 20 A B C D In fact In case Although Besides Portal Pendidikan Utusan 2002 © Hak Cipta Terpelihara Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad. Kuala Lumpur 7 .Section B Questions 16 . They can of course get in touch with their embassies for help 17 they can get in touch with the world outside. 16 A B C D from against for by 17 A B C D provides provided providing provide 18 A B C D concerned friendly generous happy The tragedy is that too many of the neighbours where such wanton acts take place prefer 19 remain silent. The quickest form of relief is to enlist the assistance of 18 neighbours and the law enforcement agencies. 20 any act of a criminal nature should be regarded as of public interest as the welfare and safety of another human being is involved. This is encouraging as such incidents can no longer be considered a private matter. these maids will have little or no protection from their violent employers. Otherwise.
21 A B C D caring considerate careful concerned 22 A B C D shabby bad rude shoddy 23 A B C D at in of for 24 A B C D are is were was 25 A B C D undertaken commmitted inflicted performed Whatever mistakes these maids might have 25 . 2000) Portal Pendidikan Utusan 2002 © Hak Cipta Terpelihara Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad. Such acts are criminal in nature and those who do so should be dealt in accordance with the law. February 14. (Adapted from The Star. Instead of showing understanding. It is fair for employers to expect the maids to give their best 23 carrying out their duties. It is definitely wrong for them to be abused physically. Kuala Lumpur 8 .Employers will have to be more 21 in dealing with such helpers. some employers are treating them in a 22 manner. It is already quite traumatic for these maids to go to a foreign land and to leave their loved ones behind just to earn a living. But due to a difference in culture and customs. there 24 bound to be some teething problems before these maids can settle down in their work.
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(I mark) (5 marks) Questions 31-35 Fill in the blanks with information from the advertisement. What should you do before going to the Valentine's Special Set Dinner? ______________________________________________________________. (I mark) 28. So. they would only have to pay 33 ______________ per person. Gayasiri who loved Chinese cuisine wanted to savour the famous 31 ________________ _______________ which is served at the Bendang Coffee House 32 ________________ ______________ every Sunday night. Marks will not be awarded for words which are grammatically incorrect or wrongly spelt. With a free Chinese tea served for every dish. After obtaining their SPM results Tan. What do you get free with your 'Sunday Steamboat'? ______________________________________________________________. 26 What is the advertisement about? ______________________________________________________________. the group asked Afifi to obtain more information by calling 35 ________________ . Everyone in the group knew that Linda often went for hot and spicy food especially Malay dishes. (I mark) 30. Gayasiri. 34 _____________ _______________ ____________ would be a better choice. (5 marks) 10 . Linda and Afifi planned to celebrate Their success in the examination together.Provide short answers to the questions below. Linda would only be free on Saturdays. To avoid making hasty decisions. Then. However. Who is advertising the promotions? ______________________________________________________________. the four friends would meet again to decide their next move. obviously. (I mark) 29. (I mark) 27. Which one of the promotions is not in buffet style? ______________________________________________________________.
imaginative. Toys and highly sugared foods account for the majority of child-directed advertising. mainly. Kuala Lumpur 11 . At the very least. To be fair. And researchers say most children cannot see through advertising techniques until they are about 10 to 12 years old. non-nutritious or potentially hazardous.at an ever-young age. From the moment children begin to watch commercial TV they are programmed for a life of active consumption. They are the only market that can be attracted to the TV screen at that time.Section D Read the passage below and answer the questions that follows. buy! Advertisers. Child directed advertising encourages children not only to buy. Advertising is a science designed. Parents often feel pressured about products that to them may be of poor quality. 2 Some parents question whether advertisers should be allowed to aim their 10 messages at young children. They want their children to learn to see through sales techniques. But advertising that manipulates the vulnerable minds of young children to accept shallow values is wrong! 25 20 15 5 1 Portal Pendidikan Utusan 2002 © Hak Cipta Terpelihara Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad. and be more able to make wiser consumer decisions. but it may also lead children into potential conflict with parents' values. buy. of course. seek to reach through the child's brain into the adult pocketbook. 1 It's Saturday morning. to attack people's weak spots. 3 We need to understand what advertising is and how to understand it.like footwear and clothes . The 20th century electronic baby-sitter is exposing little children to sales pitches. become less influenced by advertising methods. The little ones in turn will do the job of the advertiser by pestering parents to buy. Many simply allow children to make purchasing decisions . And half the children in the affluent world are doing what they usually do Saturday mornings: watching TV. Why are cartoons shown on Saturday mornings? Because they result in the biggest profits for the television stations. tasteful and appealing can be helpful. advertising that is informative. Saturday morning is prime time for children's programming. children may be presented an incomplete picture of reality.
Parents need to help them see through these claims. discipline and responsibility. and that advertisers use these natural desires to sell their products. Older children may resent being preached at. Moreover. They should explain what the advertiser is doing in his message. Parents need to clarify that these desires are natural. Why does an attractive swimsuit-clad girl lean on a car to sell it? How come actors make out the food they taste seems so delicious? Parents have to illustrate how everyone appreciates physical attractiveness. To show that "love" is dependent upon some gadget (deodorant spray. but the belief that buying the products will somehow also satisfy such desires is wrong. Hence by thinking out loud about advertisements with which they disagree. the "sweetest". By emphasizing a life based on "getting things" through instant gratification. It is also important that parents explain why they disagree with the advertisement. fun. how many TV commercials are only shown once? 60 55 Portal Pendidikan Utusan 2002 © Hak Cipta Terpelihara Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad. That is why some toys are not as shiny or as big once you see them. The sexual exploitation of women in advertising is contributing to the growing failure of true man-woman relationships. They should also demonstrate the effect of background music by turning off the volume completely. and often induce one to draw wrong conclusions. parents should teach their children the truth about advertising methods. there is an erosion of the true values of outgoing effort and concern. parents can get their point across without specifically addressing anyone in particular. Parents should also explain marketing psychology. This fostering of desire for "things" encourages people to want more instead of trying to be more the way decent people should be. that a certain brand is the "best". Children are prone to literally believe what they see. it corrupts personal relationships. friendship and excitement. After all. 40 45 50 6 It is important to show to them the real meaning of words. "fastest". It also encourages selfishness. Kuala Lumpur 12 . Children should be shown how special lighting and close-up shots exaggerate size. Children need to know that words used in advertising sometimes only tell part of the truth.4 Advertising is bad because it teaches false values. soap or toothpaste) is misinformation and a simplification of life's complex interpersonal attitudes. 30 35 5 Since advertising is here to stay. Parents should not be afraid to repeat their message often.
survey reports and special product reviews./Dec. They need to be shown the value of checking out consumer magazines. Children should be taught how to recognize useful advertising. Kuala Lumpur 13 . parents can avoid a continuing battle against young wills when the children want something they do not approve of.7 Some advertising is very informative. Parents should give short and clear reasons why an item cannot be bought both before going shopping and on the spot where the item is displayed. It will now take a deliberate effort to reverse that trend. We need to take the initiative and reduce the influence that clever advertising has upon far too many young children and adults. Parents should also be firm against advertising pressures when they take their children shopping. 70 65 8 As a society we have drifted into a greater commercialization of childhood. We have allowed advertisers to aim their messages at progressively younger potential customers. 1986) Portal Pendidikan Utusan 2002 © Hak Cipta Terpelihara Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad. Nov. 75 79 (Adapted from an article by Graemme J. Marshall in The Plain Truth. Knowing what is in the best interest of their children and their budget. They should not feel bad about saying no before going shopping.
____________________________________________________________. What does they in the sentence refer to? ____________________________________________________________.50 Answer the following questions. (1 mark) 38 What products are commonly advertised for children? ____________________________________________________________. ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ (2 marks) 42 What is the effect of sexual exploitation of women in advertising? ____________________________________________________________. how do some children spend part of their weekend? ____________________________________________________________. (1 mark) 43 Parents should teach their children the truth about advertising methods. (1 mark) 46 How can parents get their message across without facing resentment from their older children? ____________________________________________________________. Explain what hazardous means here. (1 mark) Portal Pendidikan Utusan 2002 © Hak Cipta Terpelihara Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad.Questions 36 . non-nutritious or potentially hazardous. You are advised to answer them in the order set." (line 12). ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ (2 marks) 44 “ …advertisers use these natural desires to sell their products" (line 45-46) What are these natural desires? ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ (2 marks) 45 Why is it important to show children the real meaning of words? ___________________________________________________________. Mention any two ways as suggested in paragraph 5. (1 mark) 37 Some products "may be of poor quality. Kuala Lumpur 14 . 36 According to the writer. (1 mark) 41 Why is advertising bad? Give 2 reasons. (1 mark) 40 Which sentence in paragraph 3 shows that the writer does not totally believe that advertisements are bad? ____________________________________________________________. (1 mark) 39 "Because they result in the biggest profits for the televisions" (line 21).
(1 mark) 50 Find words or phrases in the given paragraphs which mean the same as the words or phrases given below. ii) immediate satisfaction (paragraph 4) _________________________________ . i) target (paragraph 2) _________________________________ . (1 mark) 49 What does the writer want us to do in the last paragraph? ____________________________________________________________. ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ (2 marks) 48 Why should parents be firm with their children when they take them shopping? ____________________________________________________________. Kuala Lumpur 15 . [2 marks] [ 20 marks] KERTAS SOALAN TAMAT Portal Pendidikan Utusan 2002 © Hak Cipta Terpelihara Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad.47 Some advertising is very informative. Give 2 examples.
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