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PEPERIKSAAN AKHIR TAHUN SEKOLAH – SEKOLAH MENENGAH NEGERI PAHANG 2009 TINGKATAN SATU BAHASA INGGERIS 12/1 Kertas 1 Nov 1 jam Satu jam JANGAN BUKA KERTAS SOALAN INI SEHINGGA DIBERITAHU Maklumat untuk calon 1. Kertas soalan ini mengandungi 40 soalan. 2. Jawab semua soalan. 3. Tiap-tiap soalan diikuti oleh empat jawapan, iaitu A, B, C dan D. Bagi setiap soalan, pilih satu jawapan sahaja. Hitamkan semua jawapan anda pada kertas jawapan objektif yang disediakan.
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the lady is A B C D saying that she is busy asking the man to visit her going to fetch the man dropping her bags there Read the horoscope below and answer the question that follows. 1. By saying drop by.10 Read the conversation below and answer the question that follows.SULIT SECTION A Question 1 . The phrase red-letter day means A B C D day you will remember a difficult day a quiet day a busy day 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang 2 SULIT . 2.
SULIT Read the newspaper headline below and answer the question that follows. THE MIX UP Jane Leed and Keeny Roberts star in this hilarious movie as the pair. The news report following the above headline will be about a A B C D flood fire building row of houses Read the movie review below and answer the question that follows. The word hilarious means A B C D boring funny strange tragic 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang 3 SULIT . Audience laughed through out the movie as they try to sort out the problem 4. Family of Five Trapped in Burning Building 3.
Survey on the Use of Electronic Items in Kg Sentosa 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Televisions VCD Players Hi-fis Telephones (10%) Mobile Phones (8%) Video Cassette Recorders (2%) 60% 98% 90% 6.SULIT Read the sign below and answer the question that follows. The least popular electronic item owned by the Kampung Sentosa residents is the A B C D video cassette recorder hi-fi and mobile phone television telephone 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang 4 SULIT . The message of this sign is to warn people to A B C cover their heads use another entrance watch out for the ceiling Analyse the graph below and answer the question that follows. MIND YOUR HEAD Low Ceiling 5.
The message is to tell Fay to A B C D eat first go home first lock the door feed the puppy 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang 5 SULIT . Enrolment at KMM College Course Law Graphics and Designing Mass Communication Business Studies 7. You will find the keys under the floor mat. The College has poor enrolment. Read the message below and answer the question that follows. Dear Fay. Please feed my puppy tonight. Mona 8. Males 65% 60% 35% 55% Females 35% 40% 65% 45% Which of the following statements is true? A B C D Most male students prefer to study law and graphic design.SULIT Read the table below and answer the question that follows. Female students dislike mass communications. Most female students are keen on business studies.
SULIT Read the label below and answer the question that follows. The label makes it clear that the tin must not be A B C used by children seen by children bought by children Read the advertisement below and answer the question that follows.Minimum 2 years of working experience . 10. Only short-listed candidates will be called to attend an interview. The word short-listed means those who A B C D work hard are interested who are in the list have been chosen 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang 6 SULIT .Degree in Engineering . VACANCIES FOR Construction Engineers . 9.Able to handle projects Good promotion prospects and fringe benefits.
We also have to prepare a sketch to entertain the old folks. C and D to fit the numbered blank. choose the best answer from the options A. Nini is going too. A she B his C her D their 17. Write me a reply as soon as possible. A fun B cheerful C amusing D interesting 16. In fact. we are giving full support to him. We really hope that the trip ________(18) be a successful one. okay? Shahila 11. It will be more ________(15) having you around. _________(17). A a B an C the D 7 15. 11/ It’s been a long time since I received your email. A may B will C can D could 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang SULIT . A clean B cleans C cleaned D cleaning 14. For each question. A But B So C Also D However 18. Hi. Would you like to join us for the trip? Do say you’ll come. We are going to ________(13) up the home and also help to plant some flowers in the compound. A is B are C was D were 13. A of B on C in D with 12. B. We will be painting ________(14) house too.SULIT SECTION B Each question in the text below refers to a numbered blank. Are you busy ________(11) school projects? Know what? The Youth Club in my area _______(12) organizing a trip to the Old Folks Home in Rompin. _________(16) brother is the one who is organizing the trip.
pick out A B C D sew buy choose borrow 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang 8 SULIT . (21) : You’re welcome 19.SULIT SECTION C Question 19-21 Read the dialogue below and choose the best meaning for the phrases that are underlined Siti Fatimah Siti Fatimah Siti Fatimah Siti Fatimah : Hello. Fatimah. : I need you to help me pick out a dress for my engagement party next week. turn down A B C D prove refuse disagree discuss 20. But you haven’t told me how I may be of help to you. (20) : I’d love to do that. Fatimah. : Yes. I need a favour from you. : Thanks. I’m glad you didn’t turn down my request. How may I help you? : Could we drop in Grace Boutique this afternoon? (19) : Of course. Siti. drop in A B C D visit fall enter require 21.
she asked her mother for permission but her mother wanted to know who would keep an eye on (22) her.SULIT Question 22-24 Read the text below and choose the best meaning for the phrases underlined. She would have a word (23) with her father first. Linda invited her for movie at Cineleisure. 22. Lily was excited that her friend. Lily tried to persuade her mother to give permission saying only she went out once in a blue moon (24). When told that Linda’s mother would be going along. Subsequently. once in a blue moon A B C D rarely often always occasionally 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang 9 SULIT . she was still hesitant about it. have a word A B C D talk argue whisper quarrel 24. Hopefully. keep an eye on A B C D play with look after dine together walk along 23. she had to contend with waiting for her father’s say.
Do not cycle side by side. It is better to be safe than sorry sorry. Keep to the side of the road at all times. 25 According to the pamphlet. Check both sides of the road carefully before crossing. When riding bicycles. most accidents are caused by A vehicles B carelessness C heavy traffic D fast-moving cars 26 The sentence It is better to be safe than sorry means A B C it is better to follow safety rules instead of regretting it later it is better to remain safe instead of having to apologise later it is better to wear seat belts all the time instead of saying sorry 10 SULIT 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang . do so in single file at the side of the road. especially when there is heavy traffic. you can’t see incoming vehicles. Neither will the driver of the moving vehicle see you in time. When you are behind these big vehicles. especially when the vehicle is moving fast. In case the car stops suddenly. Road accidents are on the rise. right and left again before crossing can save your life. road accidents are the result of carelessness. lorry or van. Do not cross behind a stationary bus. The simple traffic rule of looking left.SULIT SECTION D Questions 25-28 are based on the following pamphlet. Often. Follow Road Safety Rules Wear seatbelts while in moving car. you will not be thrown forward.
which are often quite affectionate and expressive. cats become very restless. They can predict volcanic eruptions. Unlike dogs. At times. Cats are interesting and adorable creatures. the Romans brought cats to get rid 11 SULIT • • 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang . they may seem distant and even unfriendly.SULIT D it is better to stay at home than to go out when there is heavy traffic 27 Which of the following statements is true? A B C D wear seatbelts so that you can be safe when the vehicle is not moving wear seatbelts so that you can save your life if you have to cross a busy road wear seatbelts so that the drivers in other vehicles will be able to see you clearly wear seatbelts so that you will not be thrown forward when the car stops suddenly 28 The word carelessness in the pamphlet can be replaced with A B C D tiredness exactness recklessness meaningless Questions 29-34 are based on the following article. Everyone knows that cats get rids of rats. cats can be warm and friendly. Yet. They pick up their kittens in their mouths and flee in panic from the house. They are normally demonstrative. cats seem to keep to themselves a lot. earthquakes and electrical storms. It is as though they know that something terrible is about to happen. At times. there are many cat lovers who find them lovable and cuddly. Hours before an earthquake occurs. Some doctors recommend it as therapy and it has been known to work well even in cases of mental illness and heart problems. Cat owners are said to be healthier than people without pets. • Cats are said to be intuitive. In the middle ages. Here are some fascinating facts about them. This can be seen when they curl up on their owners’ laps and nuzzle up to them. Stroking and playing with cats can reduce stress. Cats are remarkable animals. It makes the person calmer.
They attack their owners in panic.SULIT of the rats on the island. They become restless and flee their homes. 29 According to the first paragraphs. cats A B C D like to be on their own are friendlier than dogs can be fairly demonstrative do not show much emotion 30 The word They in the passage refers to the A B C D cats doctors kittens cat owners 31 What do cats do just before an earthquake? A B C D They become calm and patient. They chase kittens out of their homes. Anyone caught killing a cat was severely punished. 32 The passage is mainly about A B C facts on cats what cats can do why people keep cats 12 SULIT 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang .
I will arise and go now. for peace comes dropping slow. and noon a purple glow 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang 13 SULIT .SULIT D 33 how to take care of cats Why did the Romans bring cats to Britain? A To keep as pets B C D To cure illnesses To get rid of rats To punish the British 34 The word warm in the passage can be replaced with A B C D gentle caring cheerful affectionate SECTION E Questions 35-37 are based on the following poem. . There midnight’s all a glimmer. Nine bean – rows will I have there. Dropping from the veils of the morning to where the cricket sings. and go to Innisfree And a small cabin build there. a hive for the honey bee And live alone in a bee-loud glade. And I shall have some peace there. of clay and wattles made.
SULIT And evening full of the linnet’s wings. The persona will do the following in Innisfree except A B C D keep bees live alone work in an office plant beans 36. I hear it in the deep heart’s core. I will arise and go now. Which of the following words best describes the mood of the poet? Yearning Tired Joyful Sad The repetition I will arise and go now shows A B C D that the poet likes to travel that the poet has no friends the journey he is already taking the strong attraction of Innisfree Question 38-40 are based on the extract from the story. Of Bunga Telur and Bally Shoes. for always night and day I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore While I stand on the roadway. A B C D 37. or on the pavements grey. 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang 14 SULIT . William Butler Yeats 35.
How much money was Jamal eligible to borrow? A B C D RM 400 RM 5000 RM 500 RM 55000 39. wait Jamal! There’s a catch. Jamal went to the bank. Jamal’s heart sank.SULIT Jamal met a friend who suggested obtaining a personal loan. But. Again Jamal saw fresh hope. He cannot imagine his beautiful wife eating cucumbers every day. The loan officer was most helpful and he said Jamal could borrow RM 5000. Why did Jamal want a personal loan? A B C D He wanted to buy a house He wanted to go for a holiday He wanted to finance his wedding He wanted to buy a new television set 40. Five thousand ringgit! Jamal’s heart leapt skyhigh. With his miniscule salary he couldn’t even buy cucumbers with the money left over after the repayments. We can conclude that Jamal finally A B C D obtained the loan postponed his wedding cancelled his plan to obtain a loan had to ask his sister to finance his wedding 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang 15 SULIT . That’s it! All his problems are solved. Look at the loan repayment scheme. it’s RM 500 for the first month and RM 400 every month henceforth. 38.
SULIT END OF QUESTION PAPER GOOD LUCK!! 12/1 © 2009 Hak Cipta PKPSM Pahang 16 SULIT .
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