ULANGAN UMUM SEMESTER GANJIL KELAS VIII TA 2008 - 2009

1. A : Iam sorry sir! It is hot here. ………………………… opened the door? B : Yes, please! a. Would you mind c. Would you mind if b. Can you d. Would you 2. A : Would you ………2……… to my birthday party? B : ……..3…….. I am busy. a. come c. came b. invite d. invited 3. a. Yes! b. No! c. Okay! d. Sorry!

4. Hasan : You won english contest, congratulation! Amir : ………………….. a. Thank you very much. c. Good. b. I am sorry. d. Yes, I am. 5. As your new manager, I would like to extent to you on behalf of my wife and me an invitation to join us for dinner at our home on Saturday, November 24 at 8 p.m. we hope you and your spouse or guest will be able to attend. I look forward to becoming better acquainted with all of you. Who wrote the invitation? a. Your b. All employee c. new manager d. my wife

This is Salsa. Salsa is Indian elephant, but now it lives in the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. Salsa is young. It is 20 years old. It weights up to 2.500 kg and 2.1 m high at the shoulder. It may consume up to 200 kg of grass a day. It is fond of banana plants, ginggers, and leaves of various plants. Salsa doesn’t have sweat glands so it likes to cool off by rolling in a pond in the zoo. The mud that dries on its skin protects it from the sun. Salsa also likes taking a bath. It makes her fresh and relaxed. 6. What is the organisation of the text / generic structure of paragraph 2? a. Orientation. b. Physical description. c. The specific characteristic. d. Identification. 7. Description means ……………………. a. Describing information. b. Telling stories. c. Telling experiences in the past. d. Writing stories. Gilimanuk Harbour is located in the north of Bali. It is like other harbours, Gilimanuk Harbour is always busy, and it is especially busy before and after Lebaran Day. Porters and passengers look in hurry. They walk and run. The porters carry trunks and suitcases. Usually they push the trunks in their trolleys. Some passengers buy their tickets and then show them to the tickets collector. They hurry to find their seats. Some passengers are in hurry when their ship arrives. Other buy a magazine or newspaper to read on the ship. 8. Why do the passengers look in hurry? a. They walk and run.

b. They look for their seat. c. They carry trunks and suitcase. d. They buy their tickets. 9. What is the synonim of “hurry”? a. Walk fast and run. b. Walk fastly. c. Walking around. d. Walk. 10.Where is Gilimanuk Harbour? a. In the north of Bali. b. At Denpasar in Bali. c. At ship. d. On news paper. 11.What is the purpose of descriptive text? a. Give information about Gilimanuk Harbour. b. Give information to the reader. c. Entertaint the reader. d. Give information to the writer. 12.Johan : What does Anne look like, Budi? Budi : She ……………… Dian Sastro. a. look like c. look b. looked like d. looks like I spent my holliday in Jakarta last week. I decided to go by bus. My bus departed at seven o’clock sharp in the morning. In the middle of the trip, the bus suddenly stopped. Then the driver assistant got off the bus to find out what happened. After he returned, he told us that there was an accident. We continued out trip at ten o’clock. We finally arrived at Lebak Bulus bus station at five p.m. it was a very tiring trip. 13.From the text above, which one is the orientation? a. I decided to go by bus. b. My bus departed at seven o’clock in the morning. c. He told us that there was an accident. d. I spent my holiday in Jakarta last week. Hi, Lusi! I spent my vacation in Medan a week ago. I was with my family. We went to Toba Lake. We went boating and swimming there. On the last day, we went shopping. My mother bought some beatiful souvenirs. I only bought a small thing for you. That’s all for now. Love, Irwan 14.What does the text tell us about? a. Lusi’s vacation. b. Irwan’s vacations. c. Lusi’s mother bought some souvenirs. d. Toba Lake

15.What is the text for? a. Telling experiences. b. Writing information. c. Inviting someone. d. Promoting Toba lake. Daniel Radcliffe Dan was born on July 23, 1989 in London. He is the only child in the family. He has become very famous after his role as the young wizard Harry Potter. He has wanted to be an actor since he was five years old. Now he has become a famous actor. He said,’’ I want to continue to act. But, I also want to be director or writer.’’ Daniel goes to an all school boy, Daniel loves football. He is a fan of Fulham football club. He also likes to watch wrestling and formula one racing. Music ? He is a big fan, too. He prefers punk rock. Now, Daniel is ready for his fifth Harry Potter movie. 16.How old is Danniel Radcliffe? a. Eighteen years old. b. Ninteen years old. c. Ninty years old. d. July 23, 1989. 17.How many activities does Danniel Radcliffe have? a. Five activities. b. Six activities c. Seven activities. d. Four activities. 18.What is the main idea of paragraph three? a. Daniel Radcliffe’s hobby. b. Daniel plays football. c. Daniel always watches formula one racing. d. Daniel Radcliffe’s school. 19.What is the purpose of recount text? a. Telling something in the past. b. Explain information to the reader. c. Entertaining the reader. d. Giving information and entertaining the reader. 20.I was walking the street when it …………. to rain. a. begin c. began b. begun d.begining 21.I am sitting in the class right now. I ………………… in class at this exact same time yesterday. a. am sitting c. sit b. was sitting d.sitting Brazil Does anybody know about Brazil? Yes, the ……(22)……team is one of the best in the world. It has great players like Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, and Andriano. Let me tell you more about Brazil. You know, Brazil is the …(23)….. country in South America. It’s also the fifth largest country in the …..(24)…. Does anybody know where the Brazil is? It’s located in the eastem part of South America. 22.a. country b. land c. football d. area

23.a. best b. big

c. smallest d. largest

24.a. world b. earth

c. planet d. space

25.Arrange this words bellow into good sentence! knows the bangkok papaya is thick and everybody sweet that 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 a. 6, 1, 2, 3, 8, 4, 5, 7 b. 6, 1, 8, 3, 4, 5, 2, 7 c. 6, 1, 8, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 d. 6, 7, 8, 2, 3, 4, 5, 1 26.Rearrange this sentences into good paragraph. A. They eat meat only by hunting. B. Lions are carnivores. C. They do the hunting individually or in group. D. But, when it is large and strong they need to hunt in groups. E. When the prey is small and weak they do hunting individually. a. C, D, A, B, E b. B, A, C, E, D c. B, E, A, C, D d. B, A, C, D, E Vitsiting the Doctor

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Last week I was sick and I went to see the doctor. I waited for the doctor to finish the examination. He was a heart ….27…... He was an excellent doctor and his examinations were accurate. He lisened my …..28….. and checked my blood pressure and temperature. He also looked at my eyes and throat. He examined me accurately. When he completed his examination he said that heart trouble was not minor illness. He advised to lose some weight, get plenty of sleep and eat nutritious meals. After giving me advice he wrote a prescription. I felt better after I spoke to the doctor. Then, I went home and my husband went to the drug store to buy medicine. It was the first time I saw specialist …..29….. 27.a. doctor b. specialist 28.a. eyes b. advice 29.a. doctor b. heartbeat c. beat d. nurse c. heartbeat d. voice c. heart d. sick

30.Arrange the sentences into good paragraph! A. Her name is Aulia. B. She is her cousin. C. I got a new friend. D. I met her at my classmate, Metha’s house. a. A, D, B, C b. C, D, B, A c. B, A, D, C d. C, A, D, B

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