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Evaluasi Belajar Tahap Akhir Nasional

Tahun 1998
Bahasa Inggris

Wacana 1 EBTANAS-SMA-98-03
Years ago, young children used to say that they The Americans launched Pioneer 10 in ...
wanted to become train drivers or bus drivers. Today, A. 1957
some children are -say, 'When I grow up I want to be B. 1969
an astronaut'. And it is quite possible that some of these C. 1973
children will do just that. In a few years we have made D. 1971
enormous progress towards living and working in E. 1982
Here are some important dates in the history of space EBTANAS-SMA-98-04
travel. Which statement is not true according to the text
1957 The Russians send a rocket into space and A. NASA launched Voyager 1 in 1971
Sputnik 1, the first satellite, is sent into orbit around the B. The first man in space was in 1961.
earth. C. The first satellite was sent by the Russians
1961. Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space. D. It was the Americans who launched Pioneer 10
1969 The American put a man on the moon. NASA E. The space shuttle Columbia can be used for more
astronaut, Neil Armstrong, becomes the first man to than once
walk oh the moon.
1971. NASA launches Mariner 9. Five months later, it EBTANAS-SMA-98-05
becomes the first spaceship to orbit the planet Mars. , Pioneer 10 is launched by the USA.
1973 Pioneer 10 was launched by the USA. The little The word 'launched means ... into outer space.
spacecraft has already gone beyond the nine planets A. charged
and passed out of the solar system. It will go into deep B. thrown
space beyond our galaxy. It will travel billions of miles C. pushed
and journey past distant stars to the farthest points in D. sent
the universe. E. burst
1977 NASA launches Voyagers 1 and 2. These two
spacecraft fly close by and photograph the four large EBTANAS-SMA-98-06
outer planets of the solar system: Jupiter in 1979; "Both the Soviets and the Americans plan to build huge
Saturn in 1980-81; Uranus in 1986; Neptune in 1989. space stations which will orbit the earth." (1990s)
1982. NASA launches the space shuttle Columbia. The word 'huge' means very ...
This is the first manned spaceship to leave the earth A. large
and return so that it can be used again. B. broad
1990s Both the Soviets and the Americans plan to C. bulky
build huge space stations which will orbit the earth. D. heavy
There are plans to continue to put a man on Mars. E. wide

Taken from Vocabulary Builder Wacana 2

EBTANAS-SMA-98-01 Television has a great influence on our ideas

The text focuses on the information about ... about what is right and wrong about the way we should
A. the successful mission of sending astronauts to the behave, and about life in general. Sometimes the values
moon and life styles that we-get from television are in
B. the important dates of the launching of spacecraft conflict with those that are taught at home and, at
C. the success of the Soviets' outer space project school. Critics of television point out that crime and
D. the discovery of the four large outer planets western programs often appeal to a taste of violence,
E. the observation on certain planets while many games show appear to greed. Many critics
also believe that television, should be used for socially
EBTANAS-SMA-98-02 constructive purposes as well as for entertainment.
The first spaceship to orbit the planet Mars is … The first commercial television broadcast was
A. Mariner 9 made in April 20, 1939 by Radio Corporation of
B. Sputnik 1 America (RCA). Since 1939, it has become one of the
C. Voyager 1 most important facts of modern life. Television is very
D. Voyager 2 much part of the modern world. Its effects are felt all
E. Pioneer !0 over the world.
Television is a reflection of the modern world, Jakarta (JP): The cooking oil industry in North
say some people. It shows contemporary society. It Sulawesi is facing a shortage of raw materials totaling
affects customs and culture, others say. Television is about 100.000 tons of coconuts annually, a report said.
bad for culture because it keeps culture from growing, Data at the research center of Sam Ratulangi
say still others. University in Man ado show that there are 30 cooking
Good or bad, television is difficult to avoid. Its oil plants operating in the province at present with a
pictures enter homes, stores, airports, and factories. It combined capacity of processing about 350.000 tons of
is here to stay! coconuts a year.
Due to the limited supplies of coconuts, the
EBTANAS-SMA-98-07 cooking oil plants in, the province cannot operate at
What is the topic of the whole text? full capacity, the report was quoted by Kompas daily
A. The social constructive purpose shown by Monday as saying.
television program. North Sulawesi's coconut production reaches
B. The different opinions on the influence of TV about 250.00Q tons per annum, but a portion of the
program. output is sold to cooking oil mills in Java.
C. The educational aspects included in TV program. Lucky Sondakh, chief of the research center,
D. The cultural values reflected by TV program. blamed the coconut shortage mainly join the old age of
E. The useful influence of television program. coconut plantation, which are mostly owned by local
EBTANAS-SMA-98-08 He said that the farmers whose incomes depend
Which of these sentences in true according to the text? largely on their coconut trees, have been reluctant to
A. Television can influence all aspects in our life. join the replanting program because they are required
B. Having a television is a sign of modern life. to fall their old trees before planting new ones.
C. Television doesn't keep culture, growing.
D. Television cannot be used for business. EBTANAS-SMA-98-13
E. Many games show constructive value. What causes the cooking oil plants not operated at full
EBTANAS-SMA-98-09 A. There is not enough coconut supply.
What do critics think about violence on television? B. There are too many cooking oil plants.
A. It teaches the teenagers how to solve problems. C. Coconut trees are mostly owned by local farmers.
B. It teaches the teenagers to be brave. D. Most of the coconut production is sent to Java.
C. It is often enjoyed by the viewers. E. Farmers are not interested in planting coconut
D. It makes the viewers feel happy. trees.
E. It can change life style.
EBTANAS-SMA-98-10 Coconut fanners should join the replanting program
The following TV programs give bad influence on because ...
people, except that is related to ... A. it is the government's program
A. the ideas about what is right or wrong B. the old trees have been unproductive
B. crime and western culture C. they live on the income from coconuts
C. values and life style D. North Sulawesi is the biggest coconut product
D. greed appealing games E. the research center causes them to fall their trees
E. a taste of violence
EBTANAS-SMA-98-11 'Farmers have been reluctant to join the replanting
"It affects customs and culture, others say". (Paragraph program. The underlined word means ...
3) A. unwilling
A. alters B. supposed
B. causes C. entitled
C. changes D. efficient
D. modifies E. disturbed
E. influences
EBTANAS-SMA-98-12 Which statement is not true according to the text?
"Crities of television point out that crime and western A. Cooking oil plants are out of business.
programs appeal to a taste of violence to greed." B. Most of the coconuts belong to the farmers.
(Paragraph 1) 'Violence means ... C. There are various report on the cooking oil
A. destruction industry.
B. brutality D. North Sulawesi's cooking oil industries do not run
C. hostility well.
D. wildness E. Not all of the coconut production is processed by
E. danger the local oil plants.
'The cooking oil industry in North Sulawesi is facing a Paragraph 1 tells us about ...
shortage of raw materials." (Paragraph 1). The word A. the benefit of the new cancer test guidelines
'shortage' means ... B. the people who are at high risk of cancer
A. a lack of C. the new cancer detection test guidelines
B. a number of D. the school of Medicine in New York
C. a significant total of E. the new symptoms of cancer
D. a considerable amount of
E. a satisfactory amount of EBTANAS-SMA-98-2
What is the topic of paragraph 2?
EBTANAS-SMA-98-18 A. The function of X-ray in detecting cancer.
"Due to the limited supplies of coconuts, the cooking B. The necessity of regular detection test.
oil plants in the province cannot operate at full C. The recommendation to cigarette smokers.
capacity, the report was quoted : by Kompas daily D. The victims of various kinds of cancer.
Monday as .saying", the report was quoted by Kompas E. The ineffectiveness of cancer-tests.
daily Monday as saying." (Paragraph 3).
The word 'quoted means ... EBTANAS-SMA-98-21
A. told What is Dr. Saul B. Gusberg's expertise?
B. taken Dr. Saul B. Gusberg is an expert who usually deals
C. copied with ...
D. printed A. delivering babies
E. described B. detecting cancer
C. family planning
Wacana 4 D. ..curing disease
E. birth control
The American Cancer Society has announced a
sweeping revision in the, cancer-detection tests. The EBTANAS-SMA-98-22
new guidelines, intended only or people who have no It is recommended that women ... every three years.
symptoms of cancer, or who arc not considered to heat A. over 20 should not be X-ray tested
high risk, are designed to "deliver essentially the same B. under 50 should have colon-rectal test
health benefit as previous society recommendations at C. over 65 should have annual cancer test
greatly reduced cost, risk and inconvenience to the D. under 60 should have routine breast test
patient," says Dr. Saul B. Gusberg, president of the E. over 20 should have their breasts tested
society and gynecologist at Mount Sinai School of
Medicine in New York. EBTANAS-SMA-98-23
The Society, for example, no longer recommends Which statement is true according to the text?
an annual chest X-ray and sputum test for cigarette A. Women over 50 are at high risk of cancer.
smokers and others who might incur lung cancer. Thus B. The new guidelines are intended for healthy
far, these tests have not been shown to increase a people.
patient's chances of surviving lung cancer, even though C. The physician advised all women to have a routine
they may detect the disease in its early stages. The check.
"annual" Pap smear is changed to "at least once every D. The American Cancer Society intended to build a
three years," after two initial negative tests a year apart, hospital.
for all women between 20 to 65 years old and for E. Dr. Saul B. Gusberg has once, been hospitalized
younger women who are sexually active. It usually for cancer.
takes many years to develop cervical cancer from pre-
cancerous lesions. Thus, an annual test to detect EBTANAS-SMA-98-24
abnormalities of the cervix is not necessary for most "The new guidelines, intended only for people."
women. (Paragraph 1)
Other new recommendations include: a The underlined word means ...
proctosigmoidoscopic examination for colon-rectal A. appointed
cancer every there to five years for those over 50; a B. supported
breast examination every three years for women under C. detected
40; an annual mammogram for women over 50; a D. selected
single "baseline" mammogram for women between 35 E. meant
and 40 and as often as advised by a personal physician
for those under 50.
The ... of (lie depth is done by the aquanauts using the A. : I never see you so nervous like this;. What
sharp lenses in their waterproof cameras. happens to you?
A. excursion B : I have to do this complicated task, but I do not
B. exhibition know where to stat
C. expedition The underlined words express ...
D. exploration A. dissatisfaction
E. exploitation B. incapability
C. uncertainty
EBTANAS-SMA-98-26 D. disagreement,
"Ngaben", a cremation ceremony in Bull, is one of the E. possibility
tourist ... in Indonesia.
A. attentions EBTANAS-SMA-98-32
B. intentions Shopkeeper : Is there anything I can do for you?
C. attractions Customer : I need a pair of Bucheri shoes.
D. exhibitions In the dialogue the shopkeeper karris to … help.
E. invitations A. ask
B. get
EBTANAS-SMA-98-27 C. offer
Farmer : How can rice production be improved? D. accept
Field adviser : There are many ways; one of them is E. refuse
by using fertilizer.
The word 'fertilizer' means ... EBTANAS-SMA-98-33
A. better varieties of seeds Rusli : Why are you sneezing?
B. machines to cultivate soil Sita : Fin allergic to smoke.
C. chemicals to kill plant pest Rusli : Oh, ... for causing you such in inconvenience.
D. materials for enriching land A. would you mind
E. system of regular irrigation B. may I be excused
C. please, excuse me
EBTANAS-SMA-98-28 D. I am terribly sorry
"Here is today's ... report of Palu. It has a Hue E. I beg you to apologize
temperature of max 33oC, mm 24oC and sunny."
A. climate EBTANAS-SMA-98-34
B. weather Yuni : Hi, Lisa. I wish the earthquake had not hurt
C. forecast your family at all.
D. situation Lisa : Thanks, God, not a little bit. Luckily we all
E. condition could escape, except for my neighbour who
broke his leg.
EBTANAS-SMA-98-29 Yuni :Oh ...!
Mr. Bill : Have you sent nil the spare- A. It's okay
parts? B. I hope so
Marketing Manager : Yes, sir. I ... last Monday. The C. I don't care
distributor did it. D. How lucky you are
A. send them E. I'm sorry to hear that
B. had them sent
C. will send them EBTANAS-SMA-98-35
D. have sent them Bobby : Will you go to the movie with me tonight?
E. will get them send Henny : I'd Jove to hut I don't think I can. There's so
much homework to do.
EBTANAS-SMA-98-30 From the dialogue we know that Henny is ...
Mom : Oh dear! Didn't I tell you to tidy this room? A. stating agreement
Ani : Mom! I couldn't do it alone. Fery promised to B. giving an opinion
help me but he went out. C. accepting an offer
In the dialogue Anto's mother wanted to know whether D. asking for permission
Anto ... the room. E. refusing the invitation
A. was tidying
B. would tidy
C. had tidied
D. will tidy
E. tidied
Student A : Have you' visited Mulawarman palace? It's A. responsibilities,
the 'oldest palace in Kalimantan. B. performances
Student B : No, I haven't, but I hope to be able to do it C. appearances
next time. D. experiences
The underlined expression shows ... E. activities
A. refusal
B. agreement EBTANAS-SMA-98-42
C. invitation A. parks
D. expectation B. fields
E. acceptation C. courts
D. grounds
EBTANAS-SMA-98-37 E. runways
Mrs. Adytia: If I don't have a certificate showing
ownership of property for the guarantee, EBTANAS-SMA-98-43
will the bank lend me some money? A. paintings
Mrs. Harry : I can’t say that for sure. B. puppets
The underlined expression is used to express ... C. games
A. dissatisfaction D. dolls
B. disappointment E. toys
C. disagreement
D. uncertainly EBTANAS-SMA-98-44
E. dislike Customer : Excuse me. Could you show me
where the fitting rooms is?
Untuk soal nomor 38 sampai dcngan 43, pilihlah satu Shop assistant : Sure, it is over there.
kata yang tepat untuk melengkapi teks rumpang di Customer : …
bawah ini! A. Could I try this on
'ONDEL-ONDEL' TO PLAY B. Docs this one suit me
DKI Jakarta will hold a (38) ... of the Betawi art C. Will you try this one on
presenting Ondel-ondel and Tanjidor at the opening D. Can I have this one, please
ceremony of the Jakarta Fair on 4 June. The city E. Could you tell me how much it costs
cultural office's chief, Azhari Baedlawi, said Friday
that 18 Betawi cultural (39) ... had confirmed their (40) EBTANAS-SMA-98-45
... in the festival. Tina : I'm afraid I can't finish my work.
"We hope the festival will encourage them to Evi : I wish I could help you.
improve their (41) ..." Baedlawi said. From the dialogue we can conclude that Evi … Tina.
The troupes performances will be judged in a A. can't help
parade through the (42) ... in Kemayoran central B. won't help
Jakarta. C. didn't help
Ondel-ondel is represented by a couple of giant D. hadn't helped
(43) … which usually perform for individuals, E. doesn’t want to help
companies or special events held by the municipality.
EBTANAS-SMA-98-38 The team ... along the river-bank when they,
A. fair accidentally found a big cave.
B. feast A. were walking
C. fancy B. are walking
D. party C. will walk
E. festival D. walked
E. walk
A. classes EBTANAS-SMA-98-47
B. troupes My younger brother thinks that everybody can become
C. numbers an astronaut. He often asks himself. "What ... if I were
D. companies an astronaut?"
E. divisions A. do I do
B. will I do
EBTANAS-SMA-98-40 C. would I do
A. exhibition D. am I doing
B. cooperation E. am I going to do
C. information
D. expectation
E. participation
Based on the recent successful harvest, farmers Rezza : Wow, the beehive is getting bigger. I want to
conclude that plants ... to grow better by fertilizers. cover it.
A. had been helped Father : ...! The bees inside it may sling you.
B. were helped A. Mind your head
C. have helped B. Don't care it
D. are helped C. Be careful
E. helped D. Attention
E. Watch it
The International Monetary Fund was ... to regulate the EBTANAS-SMA-98-55
global movement of money, especially among Eddy : Dad, didn't you see me in TV.
developed industrialized countries. Father : Sure, I did. You looked great.
A. set up Being a father, he is so ... his son.
B. settled A. proud of
C. prepared B. honest to
D. installed C. attracted to
E. legalized D. grateful of
E. attentive to
If you have a current account, you do not have to ... a
large amount of money and have the risk of losing it. VACANCIES
A. get
B. pay A dynamic, growing Joint venture in multi finance
C. send company is seeking self-motivated people for:
D. save
E. carry 1. Marketing Staff/Loan Officer
- University graduate, majoring in Business
EBTANAS-SMA-98-51 Fluent in English
The aim of growing one million trees in cities is not - Capable to operate PC
only for restoration but also for ... pollution. - Aggressive and hardworking
A. driving
B. soaking 2. Assistant to President Director
C. reducing - University graduate, majoring in Business
D. fighting - Fluent in English (Mandarin preferred)
E. absorbing - Capable to operate PC Female under 30 years

EBTANAS-SMA-98-52 3. Accounting Assistant

Cut Nyak Dhien, R.A. Kartini, and Dewi Sartika are - SMEA graduate, (Intermediary Accounting)
well known ... - Female under 25 years
A. fighters - Good command in English preferred
B. heroines - Capable to operate PC
C. warriors
D. chairladies 4. Receptionist
E. politicians - High School graduate
- Female under 25 years
EBTANAS-SMA-98-53 - Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia and good command
Computers are electronic machines that handle ... in English preferred
A. reports Please submit your application in English together with
B. numbers your resume, transcript, a recent photograph and your
C. memories telephone number within two weeks to.
D. processes
E. instructions PERSONEL MANAGER
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What is the advertisement about?

What are the requirements for the position of a

Complete the following dialogue
Tuti : An, is your father a sailor?
Ani : That is true.
He ... for more than three years by the end of this

Complete the following dialogue using an expression
of disagreement.
Interviewer : As an expert on renewable energy, do
you think we will soon to run out of
Soetopo : ... scientists have promoted more research
on renewable energy sources.

Rearrange the jumbled sentences into a good order:
a. At the age of 30 she obtained a brief nursing
training in Italy.
b. The long dedication and experience placed her at
the highest award for the British Order of Merit.
c. Three years after, in 1910, she died in peace.
d. Florence Nightingale was a very famous English
e. In 1852 she went to war to lake care of the
wounded soldiers.
f. She was born on May 12, 1820.