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Read the text beside and answer questions 1 and 2

1. What does the short message tell about ? To : Rheino Barack

a. Arriving at school. Remember, we‟ve had an appointment to go to the


bookstore after school. I‟ll be waiting for you at the school
b. Going home together.
gate. Be ontime.
c. Going to the bookstore.

d. Doing an activity after school.

2. Remember we‟ve had an appointment to go to the bookstore after school.

The underlined word has similar meaning to :

a. appreciation

b. engagement

c. foundation

d. enrichment

Read the text beside and answer questions 3 to 4


ANNOUNCEMENT To : All students of Madrasah
3. Who is in charge of the program ? Tsanawiyah Alam Sayang Ibu
a. Student
To celebrate the National Education Day the
b. Teacher students Board Organization will hold some
interesting programs. They are English Speech
c. Mrs. Devi
Contest, English Story Telling Contest and Wall
d. Student organization Magazine Competition. The program will be held
on January, 4th, 2012, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. All students
4. The closest meaning of the word„participate‟ is .... must take part in the programs and should report
a. take part their participation to their teachers. For detailed
information, please contact Mrs. Devi, the
b. celebrate coordinator of this program
c. contact

d. contest

Read the text beside and answer questions 5 to 6


For Sale :
5. “...and is in excellent condition”.
A 3-piece of living room furniture, consisting of a
The underlined word can best replaced by ....
couch and 2 comfortable chairs. The set is covered
a. marvelous in a light brown fabric, is only 2 years old, and is in
excellent condition. Price : only $200. Phone : 736-
3245
b. exclusive

c. ordinary

d. extreme

6. Which statement is TRUE according to the text ?

a. The set in about one year.

b. The set is covered in a black fabric.

c. We can get two couches by the furniture.

d. We can get two chairs by buying the furniture.

Read the following text and answer questions 7 to 10

Last week, I went to Tanjung, North Lombok . I stayed at my friend’s hotel in Gili Trawangan. The hotel
had as beautiful beach view with the smell of the beach will definitely be missed and coconut trees that
are ready to be taken. In the morning, my friend and I walked to the beach and we dived to the sea floor
to see small coloring fish and other marine animals. The scenery was beautiful. We had a horse riding. It
was scary but it was fun. Then we went to get a closer look at island by bicycle. We took pictures of the
beautiful scenery there. After that, we took a rest and had lunch under a coconut tree. Before going
home, we went to the Tanjung and buy “Sate Ikan Tanjung”, we went home in the afternoon. We were
very tired, however, I thought it was really fun to have a holiday like this. I hope my next holiday will be
more interesting.

7. What is the purpose of the text above ?

a. To tell about writer‟s recreation.

b. To report the writer‟s recreation.

c. To describe the object of recreation.

d. To amuse people about the writer‟srecreation.

8. Where did the writer spend the night ?

a. At the hotel

b. At Mount Bromo

c. At the big garden

d. At the writer friend‟s hotel

9. Which statement is NOT TRUE based on the text above ?

a. There were two objects in this text.

b. The writer liked visiting the objects.


c. The writer fell bored after visiting the objects.

d. The writer visited Gili Trawangan and Tanjung

10. “It was scary but it was fun.” The word „It’ refers to ....

a. the scenery

b. horse riding

c. The beach Gili Trawangan

d. The hotel

Read the schedule and answer questions 11 and 12

To Denpasar
Day FL No ETD ETA Aircraft
1346 SG101 06.15 11.30 F - 100
257 SG121 06.15 11.30 B -737
To Mataram
1234567 SG121 09.30 11.45 A-300
12347 SG504 11.00 13.15 B 737
1234567 SG622 11.35 14.50 F-100
1346 SG813 15.50 18.05 F-100
257 SG813 15.50 18.05 B-737
1234567 SG506 17.30 19.45 B-737

Note :

1234567: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

FI.No : Flight number

ETD : Estimated time of departure

ETA : Estimated time of arrival

11. When does the F-100 arrive in Mataram on Friday ?

a. In the morning

b. In the afternoon

c. In the evening

d. At night

12. Which of the following statement is NOT TRUE according to the schedule ?

a. The F-100 is the aircraft that departs to Mataram at 15.50 four times a week.
b. The flight number if we want to travel to Denpasar by the B-737 is SG121.

c. The aircraft to Mataram at 3.50 p.m. on Thursday is B-737.

d. The F-100 is the aircraft to Denpasar on Monday.

Read the following text and answer questions 13 to 16

MUSHROOM SOUP

Ingredients :

12 ounces mushrooms, 4 eggs yolks, ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg, 2 tablespoon chopped parsley, 1 ½
teaspoon salt, 6 tablespoon cream, ¼ teaspoon pepper, 2 pints chicken stock butter

Steps :

• Prepare mushroom and place in a frying pan with melted butter. • Cover and cook for 10 minutes add
stock.• Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.• Bring to boil and then simmer for 30 minutes • Sieve and
blend until smooth. • Remove the pan from stove and cool. • Add beaten egg yolks and cream, stir
gently. • Do not boil • Garnish with chopped parsley and serve.

13. What is the purpose of the text about ?

a. To tell the readers about how to make the Mushrooms Soup.

b. To provide an alternative of cooking a healthy and cheap dish.

c. To let the readers know the problems of making Mushroom Soup.

d. To show the readers the details of the ingredient needed in making soup.

14. What should be done before adding the soup with egg yolks ?

a. The egg yolks should be cooked for 30 minutes.

b. The pan should be removed from the stove.

c. The soup should be garnished with parsley.

d. The egg yolks should be heated.

15. How much salt do we need to make the mushroom soup ?

a. One teaspoon

b. One tablespoon

c. One and a half teaspoons

d. One and a half tablespoons

16. “... stir gently.” (step 7) The synonym of the underlined word is ....
a. nicely

b. kindly

c. sweetly

d. tenderly

Read the following text and answer questions 17 to 20

Kolang-kaling, the fruit of sugar

The palm tree is soft and bit rubbery, and adds to the flavor of many sweet snacks and drinks. It comes
from aren or enau (Arenga pinnata) trees which belong to palm family which also includes coconut trees
(Cocos nucifer L.), date palm (Phonex dactylifera), palmyra palms (Borassus flabellifer) and oil palms
(Licuala arbuscula mogea). This fruit is very popular among Moslem in Indonesia, especially during
Fasting month. It becomes the fast-breaking favorite menu for those breaking their Ramadhan fast with
kolak (banana compote). They will find white, opaque and thumb-sized fruit, in the mix. Kolang-kaling,
which can be made into candies of different flavors and colors, are 93.8 percent water, 0.69 percent
protein, 4 percent carbohydrate, less than 1 percent of ash and about 1 percent roughage. The
carbohydrate level in kolang kaling gives the eater a full feeling, offers a natural remedy for weight loss
and improves digestion. Although the consumption of Kolang kaling is good, note that the chips
consumed do not contain dyes. It's better to consume raw boiled, not boiled. Before being consumed,
wash it thoroughly, then soak it with salt water to be sterile. To give a taste of frogs, give honey. Not
recommended to use sugar

17. What does paragraph three tell us about ?

a. The taste of kolang kaling

b. The color of kolang kaling

c. The flavor of kolang kaling

d. the composition of kolang kaling

18. What are the physical characteristic of kolang kaling ?

a. Sweet and colorful

b. Soft and bit rubbery

c. Popular and delicious

d. White, opaque and thum sized

19. Besides as the mix of kolak, what are kolang kaling used for ?

a. Candies

b. Meal and snack

c. Snack and drink


d. Candies and food

20. “The carbohydrate level in kolang kaling gives the eater a full feeling …” ( paragraph 4 ) What is the
closed meaning of the bold typed word ?

a. Distributor

b. Consumer

c. Buyer

d. Seller

Correct the article below in grammar and write down what tenses are contained in the article

Remember when you were a careless eight year old kid riding a bike with your friends, racing each other
around the neighborhood? Remember that feeling of absolute freedom as you felt the wind in your hair
and the smile it put on your face? I never thought I would feel that way as a grown up, until my friends
presented me a red brand-new bike. At first, I was a bit skeptical about the total idea of commuting by
bike. One morning a couple of days later, I changed completely my mind.

I was stuck at a traffic jam and saw in my rear mirror a man in a suit riding a classy bike with his laptop
case in one hand and a handlebar in the other. I figured out it would take him about 15 minutes to get
to the office while I was still sitting in my car and waiting for the cars in line ahead to move , even if just
for a inch. I was always very afraid of being late for my business meetings.

That is when I decided getting on the bike. I haven’t regretted my decision so far. One of the best things
about cycling is that the bike is perfect for exercising. Just cycling to and from work or to the shops every
day is enough to keep you healthy and happy. Besides, its incredibly liberating to be able to get
anywhere without loosing time in traffic jams. Also don’t forget about the environment benefits. Cycling
helps to reduce air pollution while reducing also traffic congestion and the need for gas.

At some point, I realized that I started to use the bike more often, not only to get to work, but also to
catch up with friends and to head out for coffee on weekends. I loved this style of traveling because it
lets you really appreciate what you are seeing around you. You can stop anywhere you want and yet you
can cover alot of distance. That daily distance I rode to work was no longer enough for me. I started
riding to the nearest decent mountain bike trails so I could spent the day going up and down hills. I did it
because it was fun. Because I enjoyed it.

“I wish I could bike all the way round the world” I said to myself one day. And than I thought, “Why
not?”

OK, I knew I couldn’t ride across the oceans. I came up with the idea to ride across each of the
continents, from coast to coast. The more I thought about it, the more excited I became about my
future plans. If I will do this, I will have to thoroughly prepare, I thought. I was also very scare. Would I
be able to make it over towering mountains and across burning deserts? What if I got lost somewhere
and didn’t know the language?

After a few months of training, I set off. This was hard at first, but soon I realized that everywhere I went
people cheered me on when they heared about my journey. The newspaper back home reported on my
progress. Once or twice I ran out of money and has to spend a couple weeks doing odd jobs before I
could continue on my way . I never gave up on my idea, and a year and six month later, I found myself
petaling back toward the place where it all began. my journey was over and I was home.

These days, I continue exploring the world with my bike as often as I can. Thanks to my bike, I’ve made
countless friends, seen incredible sights, and had unforgettable adventures. I would have missed out on
all of that if I hadn’t decide to try biking instead of driving! I guess there are an upside to traffic jams
after all!