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DINAS PENDIDIKAN DAN KEBUDAYAAN SMP NEGERI 3 LAWANG UJIAN TENGAH

SEMESTER (UTS) GANJIL TAHUN PELAJARAN 2007/2008 Mata Pelajaran : BAHASA


INGGRIS Kelas : IX (Sembilan) D, E, F Hari, tanggal : Selasa, 25 September 2007
Waktu : 60 menit Uya : Excuse me, Miss. Do you know a bock about plant
kingdom? Miss Rani : Sure, Its on the self on comer Uya : Is it? Miss Rani :
Absolutely! Let me show you Uya : Thanks Miss Rani : No. problem 1. Who were
talking? a. Student and librarian c. Teacher and student b. Girl and her teacher d.
Student and student 2. What bis Uya going to do? a. He wants to read about
trees c. He wants to read a book about place b. He wants to meet Miss Rani d. He
wants to return the book about trees 3. Miss Rani said, Absolutely! Lat me show
you. Its mean. a. Miss Rani was happy to help Uya c. Miss Rani ensured that
she knew where the book was b. Miss Rani told Uya where the book was d. Uya
needed information about kingdom 4. Lani : Are you certain this is the way?
Yoko : Perhaps. If we are lost, we can ask anybody here. What does Yoko mean?
a. He is sure where to go b. He ensures that they go to the right direction c. Yoko
and Lani are sure that they go to the right direction d. He is uncertain that they
go to the right direction 5. Asti : Whats the name of the flower? Mirna : I dont
know for certain. I think its a rose Asti : No I dont think so. Roses have thorns
Mirna : Perhaps its a hibiscus Asti : You are right. It looks like a hibiscus to me. a.
Really not b. Probably c. Certainly d. Probably not The weather is not beautiful all
of this time. Perhaps you can remember a day when bad weather made you
afraid. One kind of bad that scares many people is called a thunderstorm. This is
what happens when there is a thunderstorm. First you see a sudden flash of
bright light. A few second later you hear a loud rumbling sound. The quick flash
is called lightening, and the loud sound is called thunder. Lightening is colourful,
but it can cause serious problems. Lightening is electricity that is moving very
rapidly. It may be moving between a cloud and the ground, between two clouds,
or between two parts of the same cloud. The lightening heats the air around it.
This not air expands, or gets bigger, and it causes the air to move in another. The
air waves pass you in a series, one after another. For this reason, you may hear
many rumbles and not just one sound. 6. The text tells us about. a. weather b.
lightening c. thunderstorm d. sudden flash 7. Before a thunderstorm happens, we
may see.. a. clouds b. thunder c. rainbow d. lightening 8. The lightening heats
the air around it. the word it refers to. PETUNJUK UMUM: 1. Tulis nama, kelas,
nomor peserta, Anda pada lembar jawab. 2. Arsirlah atau hitamkan huruf A, B, C,
dan D yang menurut Anda merupakan jawaban yang paling tepat. 3. Gunakan
pensil 2B, dan penghapus karet yang baik. 4. Apabila ingin mengganti jawaban
hapuslah jawaban tersebut dengan karet penghapus dan arsir/ hitamkan
jawaban yang benar. a. thunder b. the lightening c. heats d. the air Did you go to
the zoo last holiday? Did you see tigers? Well, tigers are wild animals. They eat
meats. They have strong teeth and claws. Some oh them can run very fast. But
know tigers are protected animals, especially the Sumatran tigers. They became
rare because people hunt them for their skin. 9. What is the purpose of the text?
a. to entertain c. to tell an experience b. to report about something d. to tell how
to do something 10. They have strong teeth and claws. a. wild b. huge c.
powerful d. weak 11. Well, tigers are wild animals. The word wild has the
opposite meaning with. a. rare b. protected c. carnivore d. tame 12. Let me tell

you this. This is a protected animal. It has black and white stripes along the body.
It can run very fast. It eats leaves. The text above tells you about a. a. tiger b.
zebra c. honey bear d. tapir 13. You read that announcement.. a. at a park b. at
school c. at zoo d. in a office 14. A : What happening to our forest today? B : Well,
Its getting smaller and smaller, so we must..it for the future a. clear b. destroy
c. cut down d. conserve 15. Many people an Africa will have no water when there
is a long.. a. flood b. draught c. storm d. spring For answering the question
There are four seasons in Europe. Those are spring, summer, autumn or fall and
winter. Each seasons lasts for about there months, i.e. spring lasts March until
May, summer begins around June and ends around August, autumn from
September until November and winter from December until February. Of course
we cannot fix the exact date and day when each seasons begins. If you to stay in
London for instance, you will be able to feel and see the different among them. It
seems funny to see that it rains a lot in summer. The temperature is around 210C
at the day time, but for them it has been hot enough. Lost of people will go to
the to beach to swim or just to have sun bathing. Summer is also the harvest
time. The opposite is winter. Dont try to wear thin clothes there, or you will be
chilly cold. The temperature often drops to several degrees below zero. If you are
lucky you may see snows everywhere. You will see everything green in spring.
The trees are full of leaves and the flowers are blooming everywhere. People
often take a walk in the park to have fresh air. Well, everything is beautiful in
spring. Autumn is marked with falling leaves and strong winds. Bare trees
everywhere and everything is full. The temperature begins to drop because it is
close to the winter time. 16. How many seasons are there in French? There are
.seasons a. one b. two c. three d. four 17. How long does each seasons last? It
last or about a. two months b. three months c. four months d. three years 18.
..last from September until November a. Autumn b. Spring c. Summer d. Winter
19. Autumn sometimes is called fall, because. a. there is falling snow c. there
are falling leaves b. A lot of birds fall to the ground d. A lot of people fall in love
20. What seasons is there in Europe between June until August? It is a. spring
b. winter c. summer d. autumn RESTRICTED AREA! FOR STAFF ONLY! 21. A lot of
people come to the beach in. a. spring b. winter c. autumn d. spring 22. The
statement is true based on the text, except a. The temperature is around 210C
in summer b. The temperature is several degree below 00C in winter c. We may
see snow in spring d. It is marked with strong in autumn 23. The statement is
false based on the text a. The leaves turn brown and fall in autumn c. Fruit crops
happen in winter b. People usually stay at home in summer d. European people
often see snow in winter 24. The true statement is. a. spring time is in January
c. autumn may have heavy rain b. People usually stay at home in summer d.
Thick clothes are very useful in winter 25. It is usually.in. a. cold-winter b.
cold-summerc. hot-winter d. hot autumn The seasons in Indonesia are different
from those in Europe, in Indonesia there are only two season, namely the dry
season and the wet or rainy season. In the dry season, the temperature may
reach more than 350C. its very hot outside and the sun shines brightly. However
in many tall buildings in the big cities, you will not get any problems because you
can find air conditions. Thin clothes are suitable for the daily use. Fruit crops may
take place in this season such as melons, mangoes, pineapples, and also durians.

The dry season can be a picnic time. People often go to beach or climb the
mountain. The wet season is a little bit boring. It almost rains every day. The sky
always cloudy as if the sun is hiding behind it, however the rainy season brings
happiness to farmers, because their rice-fields depend on water, either ever
water or rain water. 26. The in Indonesia begins in April and ends October a.
dry season b. rainy season c. wet season d. spring 27. Here is season in
Indonesia a. summer b. spring c. dry season d. winter 28. The correct statement
based on the text is. a. the wet season is also called the rainy season b. at
almost rains everyday in the dry season c. in wet season, the temperature may
reach more than 350C d. fruit crops may take place in the rainy season 29. In dry
seasons, people. a. get cold b. often go to picnic c. get wet d. get rain 30. The
wrong statement based on the text is. a. Indonesia has different season from
Europe b. jacket is suitable for the daily dress in the dry season c. People prefer
to stay at home during the wet season d. The wet season is a little bit boring
News contains fact about important events. In South Korea, the exchange of
letters is big news. It appear on the front page. In Indonesia, that news is not as
important as it is in Korea. It might not be printed on the front page. What kind of
news printed on the inside pages? They are less important news, opinions
features, sport news, and some other information. Sometimes readers send
letters to the editors. Their letters appear below the editorial section where both
editors and readers give their opinions about important issues. Photos appear in
every part of the newspaper. So do advertisements. The reason is that both are
very important. Photos help readers to understand the news better.
Advertisements make a lot of money for the newspaper company. 31. What does
the text you about? a. people who send news c. how to read news b. rhe story of
exchanging letters d. what the news is 32. The important events are usually
printed a. in all parts of the newspaper c. on the front page b. below the
editorial section d. on the inside pages 33. Photos appear in every part of the
newspaper because they. a. like to show their newspaper c. give opinions
about important issues b. help readers to understand the news better d. make a
lot of money for the newspaper company 34. Paragraph 2 talk about.printed on
the inside pages a. advertisement b. letters c. kinds of news d. editorial section
35. My father works for a/an.in Surabaya a. advertisement b. editorial c.
publishing company d. Journalist 36. Gramedia is.of some books a. an editor b.
a column c. a section d. a. publisher 37. My father likes to.Jawa Pos a.
subscribe b. deliver c. sell d. publish 38. Person who is responsible for the
advertising in the newspapers or magazines a. publisher b. cameraman c.
journalist d. advertiser 39. He sometimes write some.in an newspaper a.
column b. article c. headline d. editorial 40. The.are on the spot to gather the
news. a. advertiser b. publisher c. journalist d. editor