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Text for number 1-5

Snow White

Once upon a time, there lived a little girl named Snow White. She lived with her
Aunt and Uncle because her parents were dead. One day she heard her Uncle and
Aunt talking about leaving Snow White in the castle because they both wanted to
go to America and they didnt have enough money to take Snow White. Snow
White did not want her Uncle and Aunt to do this so she decided it would be best
if she ran away. The next morning she ran away from home when her Aunt and
Uncle were having breakfast. She ran away into the woods. She was very tired
and hungry.

Then she saw this little cottage. She knocked but no one answered so she went
inside and fell asleep. Meanwhile, the seven dwarfs were coming home from
work. They went inside. There they found Snow White sleeping. Then Snow
White woke up. She saw the dwarfs. The dwarfs said, What s your name? I am
Snow White, she said. The dwarfs said, If you wish, you may live here with us.
Snow White said, Oh, I could? Thank you. Then Snow White told the dwarfs
the whole story and Snow White and the seven dwarfs lived happily ever after.

1. What does the story tell us about?

A. It tells about Snow white and her parents

B. It tells about Snow white and the seven dwarfs

C. It tells about a reach little girl

D. It tells about the fighting of a little girl to see her parents

E. It tells about a naughty girl

2. Snow White lived with her aunt and uncle because

A. She did not have house

B. She worked in her aunt and uncles house


C. Her mother was dead

D. Her parents were dead

E. She is naughty

3. Why did her uncle and aunt want to leave Snow white in the castle?

A. Because they loved her so much

B. Because they hated Snow white

C. Because they wanted to go to America

D. Because they bought a new house

E. Because they are poor

4. How many dwarfs that lived with Snow white?

A. Four dwarfs D. Seven dwarfs

B. Five dwarfs E. Eight dwarfs

C. Six dwarfs

5. She knocked but no one answered so she went(paragraph four). What is the
antonym of the word went ?

A. Leave D. Walk

B. Ran away E. Sleep

C. Come

Text for number 6 - 10

The Legend of Lake Toba

There was a handsome man named Batara Guru Sahala, who enjoyed
fishing so much. One day, he caught a fish. He was surprised to find that the fish
could talk. The fish begged him to set it free.
Batara Guru sahala was so surprised and set the fish free. As soon as it was
free, the fish changed into a very beautiful woman. Batara Guru sahala fell in love
with that fish-woman and wanted to marry her. Batara guru Sahala also promised
to keep the secret that she had been a fish and would never tell anybody about it.

They were happily married. They had two daughters. One day Batara Guru
Sahala got very angry with his daughters. He could not control his temper. He
shouted angrily and the word fish reached his daughters. The daughters were
crying. They found their mother and told her about it.

The mother was very angry. Batara Guru Sahala broke his promise. The
mother started shouting angrily, then the earth began to shake and volcanoes
started to erupt. The earth formed a very big hole. People believed that the big
hole became a lake. Today the lake is known as Lake Toba.

6. Why was the mother very angry? Because

A. Her daughter were crying and found her

B. The earth began to shake and volcanoes

C. Batara Guru Sahala broke his promise

D. Batara Guru Sahala was angry

E. Batara Guru Sahala was sleep

7. What is the main idea of the fourth paraghraph ?

A. How Lake Toba was formed

B. The daughters found their mother

C. Their daughters were crying

D. Batara Guru Sahara had two daughters

E. Batara Guru Sahalas wife is a widow

8. From the text, we know that

A. Sahalas wife was a captured fish

B. the daughters changed into fish too


C. Sahala broke his promise to his wife

D. The daughters and father are fish

E. Sahala is fish

9. What is the purpose of the text above?

A. To entertain the readers.

B. To describe about Toba Lake

C. To report about Toba Lake

D. To give information about how to make Toba Lake

E. To invite the readers come to Toba Lake

10. They were happily married. The word that underline is refer to

A. Two daughters

B. Batara Guru Sahala and fish-woman

C. Fish-woman and mother

D. Toba and fish-woman

E. Batara Guru Sahala and Toba

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