2012

Soal-Soal Bahasa Inggris UN SMA dan Jawaban
Posted by Farida Asmarani
Text (For questions no 1-3) On Wednesday, my students and I went to Yogyakarta. We stayed at Dirgahayu hotel which is not far from Malioboro. On Thursday, we visited the temples in Prambanan. There are three big temples, the Brahmana, Syiwa and Wishnu Temples. They are really amazing. We visited only Brahmana and syiwa temples because Wisnu temple is being renovated On Friday morning, we went to Yogyakarta keraton. We spent two hours there. we were lucky because we led by a smart and friendly guide. Then we continued our journey to Borobodur. We arrived there at 4 pm. At 5 p.m we heard an announcement that Borobudur gate was closed. In the evening, we left for Jakarta by Wisata bus. The text mainly discusses …. a. the writer’s trip to Yogyakarta d. the writer’s experience at Yogyakarta keraton b. the writer’s first visit to Prambanan e. the writer’s impression about Borobudur c. the writer’s impression about the guide Answer : D Which temple is being renovated? a. Syiwa d. Borobudur b. Wisnu e. Syiwa and wisnu c. Brahma Answer : B Which of the following statement is TRUE? a. the writer and the students went to Yogyakarta for having a research b. the writer went to Borobudur first and then to keraton c. the writer was very disappointed with the guide d. Malioboro is very far from Dirgahayu Hotel e. the writer left for Jakarta on Friday Answer : E Text (For questions no 4 - 6) A fox fell into a well and couldn’t get out. By and by a thirsty goat comes along. Seeing the fox in the well, it asked if the water was good. “Good,” said the fox,” it’s the best water I’ve tasted in all my life. Come down and try it yourself”. The goat was thirsty so he got into the well. When he had drunk enough, he looked around but there was no way to get out. Then the fox said,” I have a good idea. You stand on your hind legs and put your forelegs against the side of the well. Then, I’ll climb on your back. From there, I’ll step on your horns and I can get out. And when I’m out. I’ll help you out of the well.” The goat did as he was asked and the fox got on his back and climbed out of the well. Then he coolly walked away. The goat called out loudly after him and reminded him of his promise to help him out. The fox merely turned to him and said,” If you only had thought carefully about getting out, you wouldn’t have jumped into the well “. The goat felt very sad. He called out loudly. An old man walking nearby heard him and put a plank into the well. The goat got out and thanked to the old man The text tells the story of …. a. a fox d. an old man and the fox b. a goat e. the goat and an old man c. a fox and a goat Answer : C Paragraph two mainly tells …. a. how the fox helped the goat d. the fox’s idea to get out of the well

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rown leaves e. Detergents and cleaning powder can make it dull  Put jewellery on last when dressing. The soil fertile and to prevent flood.10 ) Forest are very important to keep the soil fertile and to prevent flood. how the fox got out of the well Answer : D 6. hairsprays and perfumes d.language daily newspaper. they produce humus Answer : E 9. The goat came down to the well and drank c. For many years.12)  Always take off your jewellery before doing housework. Soak in warm soapy water and gently brush with toothbrush. salt water and warm soapy water b. Which of the following can make your jewellery tarnish? a. a. people have not been obeying the government’s regulations. Humus is made from …. move e.you might lose it. decayed plants and leaves c. Buyer’s Guide d. As a result. fertile soil d.” (p. perfumes and hairsprays can tarnish it  Don’t swim when wearing any gold . 7. What is the topic of the text? a. they produce fresh air c. deforestation has caused a lot of destruction c. keep gold separately in a jewel box 11. thousands of hectares of land have become worse and the rivers will be full of mud. E Text (For questions no 7 . cause d. hinder Answer : C Text (For questions no 11 . The goat waited someone who might help him e.b. “The goat did as he was asked …. why the fox got into the well e. The underlined word is synonymous to …. hairsprays and chlorine c. Rinse in clean water and dry with a soft . the root of tree Answer :E 10. produce c. rivers are full of mud d. a kind of artificial fertilizer b. floods destroy villages Answer : C 8. cleaning powders and perfumes e. detergents and cleaning water Answer : B Text (For questions no 13 . clean cloth. erosions have caused floods b. The goat drunk enough and looked around b. carat guide c.3) What does the above sentence mean? a. Also. a. EXCEPT …. chlorine and saltwater can have a bad effect  Clean it regularly. how both the goat and the fox got out of the well c. The . a. they hold rainwater b. change b. The fallen leaves and decayed plants become humus which makes the soil rich and holds the rainwater. requires a qualified reporter. What to look for b.  To prevent scratching. they keep the soil fertile d. land becomes infertile e. They have been cutting down the trees carelessly. The goat stood on his hind legs and put his forelegs against the side of the well Answer . a leading English. caring for gold Answer : D 12. In the wet season there will be erosion and floods which will destroy the farm lands and villages. The goat called out loudly after the fox got out d.15) The Jakarta Post. What is the main idea of paragraph 2? a. going for gold e. they prevent flood e. The following statement are the advantages of forests mentioned in the text.

a bus crash d. a. TOEFL score at least 550 Please send an application letter in English. a copy of current curriculum vitae. and a recent passport sized photograph to Human Resources Manager The Jakarta Post PO BOX Palmerah. Writing news report d. employs Answer : C Text ( For questions no 16 . the driver of the bus e. pleasing personality. a fight between two drivers c. the passengers of the bus b. being a human resource manager b. including the driver. 2. travel agency Answer : D 14. a photocopy of diploma. a truck crash e. the driver of the truck ran away e. blooded e. both the bus driver and the truck driver c. a photocopy of TOEFL score. leading a daily newspaper Answer . hires b. 4. needs d. education c. requires a qualified reporter. job vacancy e. making a series of tests e. The underlined word means …. looks e. Under what heading is this text likely found? a. a terrible accident Answer :A 17. 16. The injured people were taken to the hospital. the driver of the bus was killed Answer : A 18. The accident happened because …. The driver of the truck was drunk. a. slightly beaten 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 ½ cups milk ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons melted butter Direction : 1. the driver of the bus was ill c. a photocopy of identification card. 3. 13. . 2009. He was taken to the police station to be interrogated. destroyed c. pedestrians d.following qualifications are required : Indonesian citizen 5. Several people in the bus were killed. the driver of the truck Answer : A Text 7( For questions no 20 . wounded Answer : C 19. damaged b. a dead drunken driver b. killed d. D 15. Teaching English c. The injured people were taken to the hospital. Not more than 26 years old university degree 6. furniture d. the driver of the truck was drunk d. a leading English language daily newspaper. sifted before measuring 1 egg. housing b. What happened on Sudirman street last night ? a. The Jakarta Post is looking for a person who is qualified in …. the driver of the bus escaped b. a. find c. a sample of writing in English. The Jakarta Post. a. The underlined word means ….21 ) PANCAKE Ingredients : 2 cups all purpose flour. Able to operate a computer Good understanding of English. Jakarta.19 ) J. A bus which was travelling south was hit by a large truck.P : there was a bad accident on Sudirman street last night. highly motivated and dynamic willing to take a series of tests 7. From whom did the police get the information about the accident ? a. 11001 Application should reach us before March 20.

Stir together flour. greased griddle. downy feathers b. or straw like. What is the message about ? a. Just heat it for about 5 minutes and then take it out from stove before you have dinner 22. Asking Tom to buy some sugar e. a. but the arrangement of veins and arteries by which this is accomplished different in the two groups. The melted butter is mixed together into …. and the visible tail is composed of feathers only. After that. All birds have feathers. . woolly. Recipe for pancake serves 4 20. Feathers d. the stove Answer : B Text (For questions no 24 . the supermarket b. Telling Tom to eat the soup d. Cook on a hot. definitions e. The teeth are absent except in some fossil forms. the word there refers to …. backbones d. add to flour mixture. the normal structure of the feathers may be much modified and be downy. flour and salt c. The sense of sight also is very keen. Ears c. Anula supermarket c. but the sense of smell is weak or lacking. Telling Tom to wait for about 5 minutes c. Asking Tom to go to supermarket Answer : D I’ve put the soup there. As in mammals the only other group of warm-blooded animal . kitchen e. stirring only until smooth. blend in melted butter. except few vultures and others birds. In a separate bowl. the mixture of egg. clarification Answer : E From the text we can conclude that both birds and mammals have …. Telling Tom to heat the soup b. classification b. species d. salt and egg b. 26. Cook until brown on one side and around edge. Next to the animals. the process of making cakes d. The goal of the text above is to tell us …. a. the mixture of milk and baking powder e. Wings e. Then. home d. baking powder and salt. the mixture of flour. how to make pancake c. Teeth Answer : E 23. weak sense of smell c.26) Birds belong to a class of warm blooded vertebrate animals with feather covered bodies. although they have no external ears. Birds have keen hearing. how to serve pancake Answer : E 21. a description of pancake b. of birds a. a. keen hearing Answer : A Which of the following is NOT possessed by birds? a. The bony part of the tail. the mixture of egg and flour Answer : A Text (For questions no 22 . birds are the most important group of land-living vertebrates. Would you like to turn the stove on when you are home? I have put some soup there. keen sights e. 24. although in some types. egg and milk d. Tails b. using about ½ cup of butter for each pancake. 25. ingredients needed to make pancake e. particularly those that cannot fly. except in the very earliest fossil birds is very short. The forelimbs of birds are modified into wings.23) Tom ! I am going to Anula supermarket to get some sugar. combine eggs and milk. the circulation is highly perfected so that there is no mixing of arterial and venous blood. a. The passage is about the …. the mixture of baking powder. turn and brown the other side. characteristic c.

gives supporting nuances to the movie flow as GIGI composed them by imagining how the scenes would like look based on the screenplay. In one hour in a smoky room. This is the seven times as many as deaths in road accidents. Smoking.smokers. a non-smoker breathes as much as substance causing cancer as if he had smoked fifteen cigarettes. Smokers are two and half times more likely to die of heart disease than non. a review an of an original soundtrack of movie d. The risk caused by smoking for non-smokers is low Answer : D . Smoking can risk ninety five percent of the people in a country e. 30. Non-smokers don’t have any threat of getting pneumonia c. the process in making original soundtrack of movie e. Smoking only does a good impact for the tobacco company b. Three other brand new song “Dilema”. The effects of smoking for people c. It’s always fun to have a piece of Brownies in your mouth. OST of BROWNIES is excellent Answer : C Text (For questions no 29 – 33) Is Smoking Good For Us? Before we smoke. it is better to look at the fact of smoking effects. Budjana of GIGI demonstrates his skills in playing acoustic guitar in “ Cinta Terakhir “. 28. When Hanung Bramantyo. is not good for everybody else. A calculation of how many cigarettes that may cause cancer d. Then. Additionally. “ Bisa Saja” is the theme song of BROWNIES c. children of smokers are more likely to develop bronchitis and pneumonia. Budjana is the acoustic guitar player of GIGI b. “Jangan Bilang Pacarku” and “ Semua Orang Berhak Mendapat Rasa Bahagia”. they’ve created perfect blend of movie and songs that makes BROWNIES tastier. Information of the effect of smoking to non smokers e. Since GIGI can provide a variety of colors to add all kinds of musical nuances to enrich the movie. No movie is perfect without musical score and OST of Brownies proved it excellent. The result of smoking habit for tobacco companies Answer : C Which of the statement below is TRUE? a. If we smoke twenty cigarettes a day. an amusing story dealing with experience in different ways Answer : D Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE according to the text? a. the description how the album is accomplished through a series of steps b. Fifteen cigarettes a day is all right for smokers d. 29. A report of deaths caused by smoking b. As a result. which the producer accepted because of the chemistry they created with the movie. Nearly a quarter of smokers die because of diseases caused by smoking.27. About 50 thousands people die every year in Britain as the direct result of smoking. the producer deemed it unnecessary to find other musicians to complete OST of BROWNIES. Smoking is really good for tobacco companies because they do make much money from smoking habit.28) “Bisa Saja” is choosen as the first single of the album and theme song of BROWNIES. Hanung Bramantyo is the director of GIGI band d. Armand Maulana is the vocalist of GIGI e.smoker. I Gede Dewa Budjana (guitarist). we are six times more likely to die of lung cancer than a non. he recommended a few of GIGI songs. and Gusti Erhandy (Drum-stand-in player for Budhi haryono) put a lot of effort to this album. Armand Maulana (vocalist). But having it in your stereo se t is more entertaining. Ninety five percent of people who suffer from bronchitis are people who smoke. an account of unusual or amusing incident retold by the album c. and Dewa Budjana of GIGI chated. the risk is nineteen times greater. What is the text about? a. Ninety percent of lung cancers are caused by smoking. however. Text (For questions no 27 . The passage is mainly about … a. not only for smokers but also for non smokers. Budjana expressed his interest in making soundtrack album. Thomas Ramdhan (Bass player) . the director. If we smoke five cigarettes a day. since the lyric reflects the story in the movie.

It makes people have easy life c. Also. The best invention of the twentieth century d. We can learn instantly about what is happening in the world because of television. 37. Some might argue that computer should be awarded the distinction of being the best invention because computer has made life easier. To make people realize the risk of smoking b. . it results in a better lung function c. To make people in Britain stop smoking Answer : A This is the seven times as many as deaths in road accidents (p. To make the doctors find the cure of lung cancer e. What does the text mainly discuss? a. To make non-smokers stay away from smokers c. a. The non-smokers e. without doubt c. 36. Television makes people feel isolated c. What is the effect of smoking to non-smokers? a. without delay b. but there are arguments for and against whether it is the best invention of the twentieth century Television was invented in the1920s and first came to Australia in 1956. It informs people instantly what is happening in the world e It makes people in isolated areas can feel the other part of the world Answer : B Which one is TRUE according to the text? a. It risks non-smokers’ health Answer : C What is the purpose of the text? a. The role of television in communicating news b. Television is a great invention. Television is the invention of the twentieth century e. The data Answer : D Answer : Text (For questions no 34 – 37) During the twentieth century the world has witnessed the inventions of many amazing things.1) The underlined word refers to …. It makes non-smokers healthy d. 32. rather lately e. It can be seen that there are reasons for and against television being considered the best invention of the twentieth century. It has played an important role in communicating news. with ease d. It causes so much fun b. It communicates news b. very simply Answer : A Which of the following is NOT the benefit of a television? a. Television is the only great invention b. An argument whether television is the best invention of the twentieth century. It makes non-smokers have a good life e. For these reasons I feel that television could be considered the best invention of the twentieth century. To make the government stop tobacco production d. Others might argue that medical inventions such as heart pacemakers are best inventions because they help to save live. Answer : E We can learn instantly about …. 35. People in isolated areas can still feel the other part of the world because of television. After looking at both sides I still believe it is the best invention. the company c. there are other inventions that could be considered better than television. a. 34. It provides people with entertainment d. the accident b. On the other hand. The positive and negative impacts of television c. The smokers d. Computers make people’s lives more difficult. 33. television has provided people with entertainment in their own homes.31.

Many hours later. a telephone Answere : D What do you need to enable your computer to send and receive documents like a fax? a. an electronic circuit b. a converter e. she came to the cottage belonging to the witch. a facsimile machine is equipped with a telephone to transmit images c. A device called a facsimile machine is used for transmitting and receiving images. sending d. a facsimile machine sends documents to distant places Answer : C What do you call in the facsimile machine that converts the image of the document into a set of electric signals? a. changing e. an electronic scanner on the transmitting machine moves across the page and converts the image into a set of electric signals. Meanwhile.38. connecting c. Some business people use small desktop fax machines or portable models at home or when they travel. stories and photographs to newspaper and television stations. a transmitter e. The writer is sure that television is the greatest invention Answer : E Text (For questions no 38 . To send a document.” she said. a copier d. when her feet were tired from walking and her lips were dry from thirst. She picked up the broom leaning against the door and crept inside. a signal converter Answer : A …. an electronic scanner c. hugging them tightly. ”I must find them. law firms and other businesses use facsimile to send copies of documents to clients and other organizations. and of course they lived happily ever after. a fax board d. The witch was putting some stew in the oven when the stepmother gave her an almighty push. 41. d. However. a facsimile machine is a small photocopier b. an electronic scanner b. Facsimile machines resemble small photocopiers. a transmitting machine c. a facsimile machine transmits and receives images d. After the connection is made. These signals travel over the telephone line to the receiving fax machine. their stepmother was beginning to wish she had never tried to get rid of the children. a. cried every night d.” she said and set off into the forest. tried to run away from a witch . The stepmother peeped through the window.45) The Good Stepmother The old witch locked Hansel in a cage and set Gretel to clean the house. Each night the children cried and begged the witch to let them go. She planned to eat them both.41) Facsimile. often called fax. “Children. processing Answer :C Text (For questions no 42 . transmitting texts and pictures …. Her heart cried out when she saw the two children. I hope in time you will forgive me. 40. News services often use facsimile to send news. translating b. they are equipped with a telephone or are connected to one. I have come to save you. The underlined word may be replaced by …. I have done a dreadful thing. Television keeps amazing things from around the world e. a. 39. Banks. They returned to their home and the stepmother became the best mother anyone could wish to have. the user inserts it into the machine and dials the telephone number of the receiving fax machine. Let me take you home and become a family again. A personal computer can also be used to send and receive documents if it is equipped with a special electronic circuit board called a fax board What is the main information in paragraph 2? a. Then machine converts the electric signals back into an image of the original document and then prints a copy. The witch fell into the oven and the stepmother shut the door. a facsimile machine converts the electric signals back into an image e. at home. The story is about a stepmother who …. 42. is a way of transmitting texts and pictures over telephone lines.

opened e. A demolition of illegal slum dwellers. b. Raul Gonzales. An illegal gunfire trade. She was burnt in the oven d. the police officers firing the dwellers. d. said that the soldiers and police officers traded gunfire with dozens of people who are illegally occupying the private land in Kalinga province. “our team was ambushed on their way to the community to be demolished. c. ten police officers were injured during the fighting d. b. a. begged a witch for money Answer : B Which statement is TRUE about the stepmother? a.50) The polar bear is a very big white bear. ice. She locked her children in a cage b. b. e. He added that the security only defended themselves after the residents dug foxholes and opened fire with automatic rifles. A fight between the police officers and the soldiers.43. illegal slum dwellers resisted the demolition of their home. more than ten police officers were killed and injured an the fighting Answer : A Text (For questions no 49 .4) The underlined word can be replaced by the word a. “nine people were killed and dozens were wounded. b. 44. There are no polar bears at the South Pole. A clash between the security forces and the slum dwellers. The polar bears live at the North pole. c. d. 47. Answer :D “The witch fell into the oven and the stepmother shut the door …. We even had to evacuate some of our officers who needed surgery to get the bullets from their bodies. closed d. ten police officers had to be evacuated. marked b. 45. She loved her stepchildren.” said Gonzales. We call it the polar bear because it lives inside the Arctic Circle near the North Pole. some of the wounded people needed surgery. d. She was hit with a broom Answer : A Text (For questions no 46 . c. nine people were killed by the security forces. A clash between the police officers and the security officers Answer : A The clash happened because …. She visited the witch to see her children. painted Answer : A How did the witch die ? a. the police officers and soldiers shot the dwellers. 46. Saved her children from a witch c. polished c. e. including 10 police officers during almost 10 hours of fighting. There is only snow. ” (p.”Reuters What is the passage about? a. There is not any land. She was locked in her house b. a police commander said Tuesday. planned to eat her children e. Answer :A Raul Gonzales said that … a. ten police officers were killed in the fighting.48) Philipines : At least nine people were killed and dozens were injured when the Philipines security forces clashed with dozens of slum dwellers who resisted the tearing down of their homes in the northern province. e. c. She was trapped in a cage e. 48. the police chief in the northern Cordirella area. and water. She was pushed against the wall c. e. She hit the witch with a broom. the people dwelled on private land. . She was the witch’s friend.

A polar bear can swim 120 km out into the water c. A polar bear is three meters long e. A polar bear weigh 450 kilos d. Why people hunt polar bears b. The governments of Canada. People like to kill the polar bears for their beautiful white coats. They do not want all of these beautiful animals to die. Where polar bears live e. They can swim 120 kilometres out into the water. What does the passage mainly discuss? a. They can stand up on their back legs because they have very wide feed. The Polar bears can swim very well. the united states and Russia say that no one can kill polar bears now. They catch fish and sea animals for food. The habitat of polar bears Answer : E 50. They go into the sea when they are afraid. A polar bear catches fish for food Answer : D .These bears are three meters long. A brief description of polar bears. A polar bear goes into the sea when it is angry b. Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE about a polar bear? a. 49. c. The size of polar bears d. They can use their front legs like arms. and weight 450 kilos.