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SMK KAMPUNG JAMBU TAIPING PERAK PEPERIKSAAN PERTENGAHAN TAHUN 2011 Prepared by: «««««««««««««« PN ZARINA MOHAMED YUSUF Checked by: ««««««««««««.««.

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This question paper consists of four sections: Section A, Section B, Section C and Section D. Answer all sections in this question paper. Questions in Section A have either three or four options. You are advised to spend 25 minutes on Section A, 25 minutes on Section B, 50 minutes on Section C and 35 minutes on Section D.

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Kitchen Remedies Here are some non-pharmaceutical remedies to help ease common ailments. ‡ Gargle with saltwater to ease an aching throat ‡ Drink ginger ale if you feel bloated ‡ Munch on carrots to improve vision ‡ Consume oats to reduce cholesterol
1. A person who has an upset stomach should A consume oats B drink ginger ale C gargle with saltwater D munch on carrots David has poor eyesight. He should increase the consumption of A carrots B ginger ale C oats D saltwater From the text, we know that A these remedies are sold at drug stores B these remedies are usually found in kitchens C we need a pharmacist prescription for these remedies D you can only purchase these remedies from a druggist

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Gossiping may help women live a healthier and longer life. A recent study by University of Michigan showed that progesterone (the feel good hormones) levels increased after social conversation. Adapted from Astro View 2009 4 The text reminds us that gossip should be A barred B ignored C banned D encouraged

5. In this cartoon strip, what does the sentence ³ Their parents don¶t approve of their being together´ mean? A. The parents¶ couples do like their relationship. B. The parents of the couples do not like their relationship. C. The couples¶ parents want them to approve their relationship D. The couples and their parents do not want them to be together
Persons with flu are advised not to leave their home when they have fever or during the time they are most likely to spread their infection to others. Patients are likely to spread the virus from one day before they develop symptoms to up to seven days after they fall sick. It is preferable for the sick individuals to stay in a room separate from the other household members whenever possible. Adapted from NST, 2/8/09

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Which of the following is true? A Patients are reminded to be confined to their room during the infectious period B Patients are advised to seek fresh air continuously during the infectious period C Patients are advised to liberate themselves from the confinement of their house during the infectious period D Patients are encouraged to remain congenial to their family members during the infectious period

Ashweni: I scolded Mathen again today. He is truly a thorn in the flesh. Vicki : I do agree with you. I was annoyed with him several times as well.

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7. The idiom a thorn in the flesh means to be A a bad reputation B a constant source of irritation C a slandering person D a source of quarrel

VISITORS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THIS AREA AFTER 8.00 AM

8. This sign tells us that A. Visitors can only come to this area after 8.00 am B. Visiting hours in this area is before 8.00 am C. Visitors are not allowed to come to this area D. Visitors are welcomed after 8.00 am Questions 9 ± 15 are based on the following passage. I was in the minibus to shop for Hari Raya celebration when I first met Jamil Since that day, we have «(9)«. good friends. Jamil was born blind «(10)«. he never complained about his inadequacy. In fact, he «(11)«. more independent than I am. He walks to school unaided. He «.(12)«.. his way around the school too. One evening, we had dinner at the new restaurant in town. He «.(13)«. me to describe the people in the restaurant; the waiters, the pianist and the decorations in the restaurant. I described all of them vividly and he «(14)«.. remember each of them the next day we met. Jamil is also an outstanding student. He has been one of the best students in our school and has won ³The most outstanding student´ award for two years. He has helped me a lot in Mathematics and because of him I got «..(15)«.. all my Mathematics paper. Both of us hope that we will make it to the University after our secondary school. Jamil dreams to take up law and desires to be the first blind lawyer in our town. Deep in my heart I know he will make it.

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10. A. so B. but C. and D. so that

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11. A. is B. was C. are D. were 12. A. know B. knew C. knows D. known

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PESONA COLLEGE www.pesona.com.my Malaysia s No 1 IT & Multimedia College internationally recognized innovative curriculum professional certification excellent facilities yet so affordable ! Programmes offered: y Diploma in Information Technology y Diploma in Multimedia Application y Diploma in Computer Graphics Design y Diploma in Network Administration Courses commence on 7 June 2011 ISWARA COLLEGE Welcomes you to the World of Intelligence Offers Degree courses in Accountancy, Engineering and Economics  Top Class British Programmes  Excellent curriculum package  Highly qualified lecturers  State-of-the-art facilities For enquiries call 05-8888484

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PERDANA COLLEGE Enroll now! Build a successful career in Public Relations by attending a programme in PR conducted by our experienced and qualified course leaders. Courses offered: o Certificate in Public Relations part time o Certificate in Mass Communications full time o Diploma in Public Administration full time o Diploma in Public Relations full time Courses commencing : 16 May 2011 Tell: 05 8478686 Fax: 05 8476868

WAJA INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE Courses offered :  English for Communication part time  Reading skills in English part time  Basic English full time  Intermediate English full time Course features include multimedia lab with internet access, self-access materials to cater to different learning styles; small classes to allow instructors to spend more time with each student. Registration for all courses is on 9 May 2011. Find out more at the Education Fair on 25 April 2011 from 8.30 am 4.00 pm at Permata Resort , Taiping Perak.

Questions 16 ± 21 Read the situation below and complete the task given. Your sister Dania wants to take a short course to improve her spoken English. You contacted one of the colleges advertised and obtained some information. Complete the table below to give her some details of the course suitable for her.

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Questions 22 ± 25 Based on the advertisements, write short answers for the information required by the following persons. 22. Syafiqa wishes to pursue a career in Accountancy. Which of the institutions should she apply to? «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««.. 23. Hilmi requires more information on the courses offered in PESONA COLLEGE. Give one way he could get the information. «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« 24. Uthayan who works as a clerk wants to do a course in public relations. Which course would fit in with his work commitment? ««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««. 25. Wan Yee is keen on becoming a Computer Graphics Designer. Which college would cater to her needs? «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««

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Questions 26 - 30 Read the passage below and answer the questions that follow. 1 Growing up in Australia, I wanted a pen friend. I was 13, had just started secondary school and craved for someone to talk to. So I logged on to all of the pen friend sites I could find on the Internet, scanning them for any girls of my age from different countries. I wasn¶t fussy. I wrote to an Italian, an American, a Finn and an Egyptian, informing them about my hobbies, my family and Australia. Only one girl replied: the Egyptian. When I opened my e-mail inbox and saw the reply, I was excited, to say the least. I had a thirst for knowledge about religion and culture, but most of all for that bond between two people called friendship. Her name was Noran Hussein. She lived in an apartment in the centre of Cairo, and her parents were doctors. She wrote that she would love to be my pen friend, but had one question: was I a male or female? Her mother would allow her to write only to a female. We started off by telling each other about the basics of our lives. Right from the start I could tell that could be good friends as we shared similar traits - like our stubbornness and moodiness! I asked her about her religion, Islam, and soon learned about Ramadan and her other festivals and customs. Eventually we started corresponding by snail mail, too, swapping photos and small presents. It was truly amazing - on the World Wide Web, out of millions of people, I had found a best friend. 10

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As the years passed, we counselled each other and shared secrets. We discussed many topics ranging from personal matters to Harry Potter. Our e-mails were always passionate, but we never tried to convert each other. Our friendship was built on trust and respect. As my interest in Noran¶s culture grew, I started to become aware of where I was heading in life. I considered joining the United Nations one day. I wanted to work with people of different cultures and religions, and to travel to far-off places like Cairo. Gradually, without my noticing it, Noran had been educating me. Once I had been ignorant and did not know how to handle different opinions, but with Noran¶s help I had grown to accept people as they are. Then came September 11, 2001. I knew somehow it would affect Noran. I emailed her, asking for her opinion on the situation and how Cairo was coping. I still remember her reply: her American pen friend and numerous others had deserted her. They didn¶t want to know her anymore. Why? She was Muslim, Middle Eastern, and her last name was Hussein. I couldn¶t believe that people could be so small-minded. Why couldn¶t they understand that Noran was just another 15-yearold girl? I didn¶t know what to tell her, except that I would never stop writing to her. Never. People often ask me if I¶m scared to ask Noran about certain things, like wearing the veil. I¶m not. To me, asking questions is the first step towards understanding. If we stand back and only wonder, too afraid to ask, then we start to run into problems like ignorance and racism. The truth is I envy Noran. Her faith is strong. Perhaps this is part of the reason for the conflict in the world today - we are too envious of each other and forget that it is okay to admire one another for our differences. Noran and I are different. Sure, we have conflicting views, but we never say that the other is wrong. I have learnt more from Noran than I could ever hope to learn from a textbook. I dream of one day appearing on Noran¶s doorstep in Cairo and giving her a hug for the first time. I also dream of showing her the sights of Australia. But most of all I dream for people to experience what I have experienced - to learn that it is okay to be different, to not be afraid of one another, and to understand. Adapted from Readers¶ Digest, February 2005

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(a) From paragraph 4, how did the writer know that Noran would make a good friend? «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««.[1 mark] (b) From paragraph 5, give evidence to show that their friendship was based on trust and respect. «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««. [1 mark]

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31 Based on the passage given, write a summary of the writer¶s friendship with Noran. Include  what the writer did to find a pen friend  what the writer learnt from the friendship Credit will be given for use of own words but care must be taken not to change the original meaning. Your summary must  be in continuous writing (not in note form)  use materials from lines 2 ± 47  not be longer than 130 words, including the 10 words given below Begin your summary as follows: At 13, the writer felt she needed a pen friend« [15 marks]
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Section D [20 marks] 32. Read the following poem and answer the questions that follow. ARE YOU STILL PLAYING YOUR FLUTE? Are you still playing your flute? When there is hardly time for our love I am feeling guilty To be longing for your song The melody concealed in the slim hollow of the bamboo Uncovered by the breath of an artist Composed by his fingers Blown by the wind To the depth of my heart. Are you still playing the flute? In the village so quiet and deserted Amidst the sick rice field While here it has become a luxury To spend time watching the rain Gazing at the evening rays Collecting dew drops Or enjoying the fragrance of flowers. Are you still playing your flute? The more it disturbs my conscience to be thinking of you in the hazard of you my younger brothers unemployed and desperate my people disunited by politics my friend slaughtered mercilessly this world is too old and bleeding (a) In stanza 1, who is feeling guilty? ««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« [1 mark] (b) From stanza 2, mention two activities that are considered a luxury. (i) ««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««.. [1 mark] (ii) ««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««.. [1 mark]

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(c)Would you like to be the person who is playing the flute? Give a reason to support your answer. «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« ««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««[ 2marks]

33. The following are the novels studied in the literature component in English Language. Catch Us If You Can Catherine MacPhail Step By Wicked Step Anne Fine The Curse Lee Su Ann With close reference to the novel that you have read, describe one event that you like. Give reasons for your choice. [15 marks] «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« «««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««« ««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««

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