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Read the text carefully! We often read books to get knowledge. But books can give us pleasure, too. When we are tired we read books to help us relax. Some books can also take us to other pans of the world. By reading a book about Irian Jaya we may feel we are sitting in the jungles, not at home in our rooms. Books can be very expensive. Therefore a lot of people go to libraries to borrow the books they want. Many famous people have got their knowledge from books. A lot of them did not go to school, but read books instead. EBTANAS-SMP-90-01 Books are very important because they... A. are very boring to read B. can give us a lot of knowledge C. make us very sad D. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. EBTANAS-SMP-90-02 What do you do if you want to get a lot of knowledge? We ... a lot of books A. borrow and read B. buy and give C. sell and buy D. look for and lend EBTANAS-SMP-90-03 What is the main idea in the second paragraph? A. Books are very cheap B. All of books are very expensive C. We go to the library to borrow books to read D. We didn't go to school, but read books instead EBTANAS-SMP-90-04 What is the best title for the text above? A. What is knowledge? B. What are Books for? C. What are Libraries for? D. What are famous people? EBTANAS-SMP-90-05 When we are tired we read books to help us. "us" here refers to ... A. they and he B. yours and mine C. them and her D. you and me
Read the text carefully! One day Tomy was walking home from school. He saw a man coming out of a shop. The man was carrying a lot of things. He was walking toward his car. Suddenly something fell from his pocket. Tomy saw it, but the man did not. Tomy ran and picked up the thing. It was a wallet. "Sir! You dropped your wallet". Tomy called. The man stopped and turned round. "You dropped your wallet," Tomy repeated. "Here it is. It fell from your pocket when you were walking." Tomy gave him the wallet. "Oh, thank you very much," the man said. "It's all right." Tomy answered. The man opened the wallet and took out some money. "Here, this is for you," he said. Tomy refused saying "I don't want the money, I just wanted to help you." The man smiled and said, "All right, I'm not going to five you any money, but please, let me take you home." "All right," Tomy said, and got into the car. In the car they talked about Tomy's school. Tomy was telling him about his friends when they arrived. "This is my house," Tomy said. "Won't you come in? " The man went with Tomy into the house. He met Tomy's parents and told them what had happened, Tomy's parents were very proud of their son. EBTANAS-SMP-90-06 What did the man do after receiving something from Tomy? He ... A. dropped the wallet B. opened it and took out some money C. stopped and turned round D. gave Tomy the wallet EBTANAS-SMP-90-07 What is the main idea in the first paragraph? The boy ... A. always walked home slowly B. didn't know what had happened C. saw something fall D. coming out from a shop EBTANAS-SMP-90-08 The best title of the text above is ... A. A careless Boy B. An honest Boy C. A naughty Boy D. An Unkind Boy
EBTANAS-SMP-90-09 Suddenly something fell. Tomy saw it. "it" here refers to a ... A. Boy B. Wallet C. bag D. purse EBTANAS-SMP-90-10 He met Tomy's parents and told them what had happened, "them" here refers to ... A. the man and his parents B. Tomy and his parents C. Tomy and the man D. Mother and father Read the text carefully! Indonesia has some of the richest forests in the world. The total area of forested land is approximately 120 million hectares. These forests have existed for millions of years and they have much to offer us. They are important for their products such as timber, rattan (= rotan), resin (= damar), etc. They are also important for keeping the soil fertile. The leaves of the forest trees fall to ground and become humus. The humus is the fertilizer for the soil. The forests are also important for preventing soil erosion and floods. The roots of the trees prevent the soil from being washed away by the rain. Some years ago the forests in Indonesia looked from the air like an unbroken carpet of green. Today there are a lot of bare patches (bidang-bidang tanah) where trees have been cut down and cleared. The trees have been cut down for timber. Forests are cleared for farms, mines and settlements. In some areas the destruction is continuing at a very rapid rate. If we do not stop this, our forests will be gone by the end of this century. Our government realizes this and has taken some steps to prevent the destruction. Some regulations have been issued (= dikeluarkan) to protect the forests. In addition, reforestation project are being carried out. These project are as important as other big development project. It is our duty as good citizens to help the government carry out these programmes successfully. EBTANAS-SMP-90-11 The total area of forested land in Indonesia is about ... hectares. A. 120.000.000 B. 12.000.000 C. 1.200.000 D. 120.000 EBTANAS-SMP-90-12 What can forests give us? A. Forests can give us a lot of floods B. They can give us timber, rattan, resin, etc. C. It can give us everything we need D. They can give us nothing at all
EBTANAS-SMP-90-13 What is the main idea in the second paragraph? It is about ... A. forest trees B. products C. forests D. humus EBTANAS-SMP-90-14 The main idea in the last paragraph is about ... A. preventing the destruction of the jungles B. carrying out the reforestation projects, C. a regulation has been issued to destroy the forest D. an important big development project EBTANAS-SMP-90-15 These projects are as important as other big development projects. "These projects" refers to ... A. preventing soil erosion B. destroying the forests C. keeping the soil fertile D. reforestation Read the text carefully! The word communication comes from the verb communicate, which means to give or exchange information, news, ideas or opinions by speech or writing. In other words, communication is the sending of information or news from one person to another, or the exchange of such information or news between people. Through communication people learn from one another the things they want to know. Imagine if human beings could not communicate with one another. If a person cannot communicate, he was not talk to other people, and not other people will talk to him or teach him anything. So it would be impossible for him to learn anything. Can be learn anything by himself ? How could a child learn to do anything at all if he did not have the chance to communicate with other people, especially with his parents, brothers and sisters? He would not learn to talk and would not learn to do any other things either. Some must teach the child. In other words, someone must communicate knowledge and skills to the child. The main way people communicate with one another is by speaking. Two people can communicate with one another is by speaking. Two people can communicate in this way when they are near to each other. Nowadays, however, we can use electronic instruments like he telephone, radio and telegraph as a means of communication. If we do not have a telephone or a radio, we can still communicate by writing letters. Writing began when men used pictures to explain their thoughts to others. Now writing has become a very important means of communication. Newspapers, magazines, books and other printed materials use writing. Since communication is important for gaining knowledge, you must communicate actively with other people, especially with your teachers and friends at school.
EBTANAS-SMP-90-16 What is the main way people communicate with one another? By ... A. speaking to each other B. writing letters only C. using pictures D. saying the words silently EBTANAS-SMP-90-17 The important idea in the fourth paragraph is about ... A. writing and reading magazines B. having and ringing a telephone C. sending and receiving information D. making and repairing instrument EBTANAS-SMP-90-18 The title of the text you’ve just read above is ... A. information B. collection C. transportation D. communication EBTANAS-SMP-90-19 Writing began when men used pictures to explain their thoughts others. The word "thoughts" refers to ... A. expression B. opinion C. emotion D. aspiration EBTANAS-SMP-90-20 How could a child learn to do anything at all if he did not have change to communicate with other people, especially his parents, brothers and sisters? The Italics word "he" refers to ... A. a boy B. a man C. a teacher, D. the child's father. EBTANAS-SMP-90-21 Look at the picture! He said, "This is my ... A. cat B. head C. mouth D. neck
EBTANAS-SMP-90-23 Lia : Do you know Wahyu? Elda : Yes. He is my nephew. His father is my ... Lia : I see. A. brother B. cousin C. father D. uncle EBTANAS-SMP-90-24 X : Look at this picture! What are they doing? Y : They are ... the car. A. pulling B. pushing C. carrying D. drawing EBTANAS-SMP-90-25 Martin : How much sugar do you want in your tea? Gumara : I want ... of sugar in it. A. a handful B. a pocketful C. two kilograms D. two spoon EBTANAS-SMP-90-26 Winarti likes eating "rujak". Her mother always tells her hot to too much "rujak" because she may get a ... A. headache B. stomachache C. backache D. toothache EBTANAS-SMP-90-27 Iman wants to be good at biology. He likes to ... any plant's life. A. examine B. except C. exchange D. expect EBTANAS-SMP-90-28 All parents have to take care of their children. The words "take care of" have same meaning as ... A. looks for B. look into C. look after D. look on EBTANAS-SMP-90-29 The ... of education and Culture is the head of the Department of Education and Culture. A. capital B. minister C. Government D. President
EBTANAS-SMP-90-22 Alex : Do you know that man? Edwin : Yes, I do. My father always comes to his shop whenever wants to repair his car. And that man can repair it well. Alex : So, what is his name and what is he? Edwin : His name is Yogi and he is ... A. a driver B. an engineer C. a manager D. mechanic
EBTANAS-SMP-90-30 The poor woman does not have anything now, because she has sold all her ... to support the family, A. collection B. relation C. possession D. protection EBTANAS-SMP-90-31 The students want to go camping. They need a good ... to climb up a mountain. A. lantern B. bandage C. torch D. too! EBTANAS-SMP-90-32 The Borobudur Temple is the world's largest temple. The ... of this temple began in 1973. A. addition B. restoration C. information D. regulation EBTANAS-SMP-90-33 There are twenty two boys in the yard. One of them has a ball. And now ... A. he is playing football B. they were playing when I came C. they are playing football D. she has played volley ball EBTANAS-SMP-90-34 Yani :"what time did you get up this morning? Yati : ".,.." A. I got up at five B. He gets up at four C. She is going to get up D. They want to get up EBTANAS-SMP-90-35 And ... some fruit at the market very soon. A. are buying B. are going to buy C. was buying D. is going to buy EBTANAS-SMP-90-36 Join the two sentences below. My father is lying in bed. He has pain in the knee. A. My father has pain in the knee or he is lying in bed B. My father is lying in bed because he has pain in the knee C. My father has pain in the knee although he is lying in bed D. My father is lying in bed till he has pain in the knee
EBTANAS-SMP-90-37 The blackboard isn't dirty now, because ... A. the teacher is going to erase it B. Yanto was wiping it C. Yanto has cleaned it D. the student was cleaning it EBTANAS-SMP-90-38 Aty : "What were your doing when the teacher came in?" Ana : " ... " A. I was sweeping for floor B. She was painting the window C. He was ringing the bell D. You were reading book EBTANAS-SMP-90-39 My mother ... this electric iron for five years. A. have used B. was using C. is going to use D. has been using EBTANAS-SMP-90-40 I'm not going to see that film, and neither is Laila. It means ... A. I'm not going to see that film, but Laila is B. Laila and I are not going to see that film C. Laila is going to see that film, and I am too D. I'm going to see that film, and so is Laila EBTANAS-SMP-90-41 Rudi's bike is expensive. Yadi's is more expensive than Rudi's, These sentences mean : Rudi's bike ... is price. A. and Yadi's are the same B. is different from Yadi's C. is the same as Yadi's D. and Yadi's are a like EBTANAS-SMP-90-42 The umbrella is behind the door. It is my sister's. The good combination of the two sentences above is ... A. The umbrella is my sister's behind the door B. It is my sister's umbrella behind the door C. Behind the door is my sister's umbrella D. The umbrella behind the door is my sister's EBTANAS-SMP-90-43 My uncle has a lot of jobs to finish ... ? A. doesn't he B. has she C. does he D. doesn't she EBTANAS-SMP-90-44 X : I haven't see you for along time ... Y : I' m fine, thank you. A. How do you do B. How are you C. How is Your mother D. What happened to you
EBTANAS-SMP-90-45 Rini : Hello Erna! Erna: Hi Rini. Are you busy now? Rini : Yes, I’m preparing for my birthday party ... ? Erna: I'd love to. A. Would you like to give me present B. What will you need in your birthday party C. Would you like to come to my birthday party D. Would you mind coming to any party' EBTANAS-SMP-90-46 Rita : Can you help me, please? Dedi: Sure. What can I do for you? Rita : Let's carry this heavy table over there. Dedi: I'm glad I could help you. Rita : ... Dedi: No, thanks.. A. Thank yourself B. You're welcome C. Thank you very much D. It was a pleasure EBTANAS-SMP-90-47 Ratna : Can't you stay a little longer here? Juwita : I’m sorry ... A. I'll be waiting for you here B. Please come and see me, too C. But I hope you'll soon come again D. But it's time for me to leave EBTANAS-SMP-90-48 Mrs. Dida has just arrived at a hotel. Mrs. Dida : ...? Room boy : Yes, Mam. A. Will you bring this letter to the post office B. Will you lake this suitcase to my room, please C. Will you get that chair for me, please D. Will you carry the table there, please EBTANAS-SMP-90-49 Manager : Have you typed the letter to Mr. Hamzah? Secretary : ... I completely forgot. A. I'm sorry, Sir B. Don't worry, Sir C. Never mind. Sir D. That's all right, Sir EBTANAS-SMP-90-50 Ria : You are the winner of the contest, aren't you? Ina : Yes, That's right. Ria : … Ina : Thanks a lot A. Congratulation on your success B. Thank you very much C. I think it's very nice D. She is a good contestant
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