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Contoh Soal Ujian Semester Bahasa Inggris dan Kunci Jawaban Part 1

S E M E S T E R   T E S T
Subject                                   :  English
Class / Semester                     :  X - Acceleration / 1
Academic Year                      :  2012 / 2013   
Time                                       :  90 Minutes
Name                                      :  .........................................

Direction: Choose the best answer!

Text 1. This text is for questions 1 to 5

My End of the week
On Sunday morning my family and I went on a boat cruise.
We went underneath the port bridge and then we went past some cargo ships. When we got to Lincon Park we had a picnic. After we had finished, we played on the rock climbing tower. Then Mr. John Smith came over and said Mr. Brown was giving out some apples. Then after we finished that we went home.
Although it was tiring, we were happy.

1.                  Who are the participants in the story about?
A.    the writer’s family and Mr. John Smith D.Mr. Brown  and Mr. John Smith
B.     Mr. John Smith and the writer                E.the writer and Mr. Brown          
C.     A,B,C,D are correct.  
2.                  What is the genre of the text above?
A.    Descriptive                                          D. Recount
B.     Narration                                             E. Report
C.     Procedure
3.                  What is the purpose of the text?
A.    To entertain the reader.              D. To tell about past event.          
B.  To describe a particular place     E. To describe how to make something.
C. To inform about the end of the week.
4.                  The text is organized in ....
A.    Identification – Description
B.     Orientation – Complication – Resolution
C.     Goal – Materials – Steps
D.    Re-Orientation – Events – Orientation
E.     Orientation – Events – Re-orientation
5.                  “Although it was tiring, we were happy.”
The underlined word refers to ….
A.    the writer                                            D.the boat cruise
B.     the family                                            E. his picnic    
C.     the rock climbing

Text 2. This text is for questions 6 to 10
A shepherd boy, tending his flock not far from a village, liked to amuse himself by crying out “Wolf! Wolf!” His trick succeeded two or three times. The whole village came running to his assistance, only to be laughed at for falling for his joke.
            Then, one day, the wolf came for real.
                  The boy cried out in earnest, but his neighbours, thinking he was tricking them, ignored his cries, and the wolf devoured the sheep.

6.                  The genre of the text above is ....
A.    procedure                                             D. report
B.     narrative                                               E. descriptive
C.     recount
7.                  Then, one day, the wolf came for real.(Paragraph 2). This part of the text is called ....
A.    steps                                                    D. complication
B.     identification                                       E. resolution   
C.     events                                                             
8.                  The phrase “cried out” in paragraph 3 is closest meaning to ....
A.    desperate                                             D. busted
B.     screamed                                             E. wept
C.     hurt
9.                  The shepherde boy’s personality was a/an ....
A.    annoying boy                                      D. intellegent boy.
B.     caring boy                                           E. happy-go-lucky-boy
C.     decisive boy
10.              Pronoun “them” in paragraph 3 refers to ….
A.    The shepherd boy’s neighbours          D. the village
B.     The wolf                                              E. The shepherd boy
C.     the sheep        

Text 3. This text is for questions 11 to 14

A glass of ice tea in a hot day! Wow it makes us fresher. If you want to make ice tea, first prepare a half glass of tea, one or two spoonful of sugar, and ice. Next step is put the sugar into the glass of tea, stir it well. After that, add some pieces of ice into the glass and stir it again and the ice tea is ready to serve.
11.              What is the goal of the text above?
A.    How to make us fresh                                    D. How to make a glass of ice tea
B.     Making a glass of ice and a glass of tea        E. How do you make a glass of ice
C.     Making a glass of tea
12.              What tense is mostly used in text?
A.    Present future tense                            D. Past perfect tense
B.     Present tense                                       E. Past tense
C.     Present perfect tense
13.              How many steps are needed to make  the drink above?
A.    6                                                          D. 5
B.     4                                                          E. 2
C.     3

14.              “ .... and stir it again and the ice tea is ready to serve”(Line 4)
The italic word refers to ….
A.    some pieces of ice                               D. glass of ice
B.     a half glass  of tea                               E. A glass of tea
C.     Some sugar

Text 4. This text is for questions 15 to 18

When I was in Junior High School, I joined two clubs. They were the football club and the karate club. I joined those clubs because I love sports, especially football and karate. I played football on Sunday mornings and karate on Mondays at 4 p.m.
One day my football club joined a football competition. There were eight clubs joining the competition. At first, our club won the match. Then, we have to defeat another club to get to the final. Remarkably, we won again. After those two matches, we had lunch in the cafetaria nearby. We were so impatient to play in the last game. It was the hard one because our opponent was very tough.
Finally, we won the game with a nice score of 3-2. We were very happy and proud.

15.              The purpose of the text is ....
A.    describe about something in general   D. explain how to do something
B.     tell the past events                              E. describe someone
C.     entertain the readers or listeners
16.              “ Then, we had to defeat another club ....” The synonym of the underlined word is ....
A.    to attack                                              D. to work together   
B.     to join                                                  E. to beat
C.     to play
17.              The following statements are TRUE according to the text, except ....
A.    there were two clubs in Junior high school
B.     they had lunch after those two matches
C.     the last game was very easy to win
D.    there were more than five clubs joining the competition
E.     the writer played football in the morning
18.              When did the writer always play karate?
A.    On Sundays                                        D. On Sundays at 4 p.m.
B.     Every morning                                    E. On Monday mornings
C.     In the afternoon.

Text 5. This text is for questions 19 to 22

Dear Clara,
            How are you? Last Saturday I went on a nice trip with some friends. We went to a lovely beach about 30 kilometers from my town. We left on the bus at nine o’clock in the morning and arrived at the beach at ten. We spent the morning playing in the beach. We also made a castle from sand. Then, we had lunch in a small restaurant overlooking the beach.  After lunch we climbed a large hill behind the beach and saw the beautiful view from the top. We got back to the bus around three o’clock and then we came back to town.
            What is your holiday experience? Please share with me.
Sincerely yours,


19.              The letter tells us about ....
A.    a nice beach                                         D. Hilda’s classmate
B.     Hilda’s feeling                                                E. Hilda’s daily activities
C.     Hilda’s holiday experience
20.              How long were Hilda and her friends in the beach and its surrounding?
A.    Five hours                                           D. Four hours
B.     Seven hours                                         E. Three hours
C.     Six hours
21.              Where did the writer have lunch?
A.    In a small restaurant overlooking the hill
B.     Near a hill, behind the beach
C.     At the top of the hill
D.    In a small restaurant overlooking the beach
E.     At the beach
22.              Which statement is NOT TRUE according to the text?
A.    It took one hour to go to the beach.
B.     The writer went to the beach on Saturday.
C.     There was a large hill behind the beach.
D.    The writer made a castle from sand at the beach.
E.     The beach is at the writer’s town.

Text 6. This text is for questions 23 to 26

The Hen with the Silver Eggs
            One day, in Arabian city, a woman went to the market and bought a beautiful hen.
            A few days later to her surprise, the hen she bought laid a silver egg. If the hen could only be persuaded to lay more than one egg each day, the woman was sure she would never have to work again.
            So the woman decided to make the hen eat more, so that it could lay more eggs. But the only result was that the hen died of indigestion and did not lay more eggs at all.
23.              Paragraph 3 mostly discusses about ....
A.    what the woman did to her hen
B.     what the hen did for the woman
C.     what the hen eats to lay more eggs
D.    why the woman wanted to get more eggs.
E.     the hen’s eggs
24.              The hen died because it ....
A.    laid more eggs                                     D. was forced to lay eggs
B.     ate too much                                                   E. ate nothing             
C.     was badly injured
25.              From the text we may conclude that the woman was ....
A.    Active                                                 D. dangerous                                      
B.     Miserly                                                E. greedy
C.     furious
26.              “ If the hen could only be persuaded .... “ (Paragraph 2).The underlined word means ....
A.    influenced                                           D. brought
B.     dangerous                                            E. commanded
C.     told

Text 7. This text is for questions 27 to 30

            Yesterday Jack (27) .... with his friends in the veranda when two men
(28) .... the gate. They asked where Jack’s father was. Jack (29) .... ,” My father is in the backyard. Let me tell him that you are here. Any way, may I know your name, please?” Those two men said nothing and (30) .... Jack’s house.
27.              A. play                                                      D. was playing
B. is playing                                              E. were playing
C. played
28.              A. opens                                                    D. opened
B. opning                                                  E. has opened
C. were opened
29.              A. is replying                                             D. was replied
B. replied                                                  E. reply
C. was replying
30.              A. leave                                                     D. is left
B. is leaving                                              E. left
C. to leave
31.              “Switch off the television”,father ordered me. We can say :
Father ordered me .... television
A.    switch off                                            D. to switch off
B.     switched off                                        E. switches off
C.     switching off  
32.              “Don,t be cry!”
He asked me .... be cry.
A.    don’t                                                   D. not to
B.     not                                                       E. aren’t
C.     didn’t
33.              “Your friends are my friends,” He told us.
He told us that ....
A.    your friends were my friends              D. his friends were my friends
B.     my friends were his friends                E. our friends were his friends
C.     our friends were my friends
34.              Toni           : “He drove his car very fast yesterday.”
Rudi          : “What did he say?”
Rina           : “ He said that ....
A.    He was driving his car very fast yesterday
B.     He had driven his car very fast the day before
C.     He drove his car very fast the previous day
D.    He has driven his car very fast the previous day
E.     He drove their car very fast the day before
35.              Boy           : What’s wrong with you? You look unhappy today.
Girl            : I lost my purse this morning.
Boy           : Oh, how awful! I’m so sorry to hear that.
Question : What does the boy express?
A.    his hapiness                                         D. his compliment
B.     his dissapointment                                          E. his gratitude
C.     his sympathy

36.              Mr. Herman   : Would you mind coming to my party tonight?
Mr, Hery        : .... I have to accompany my mother. She is in hospital.
A.    Yes, of course                                     D. OK
B.     I’d love to, but                                                E. I’d love to
C.     Don’t worry. I’ll come
37.              Kelly         : .... at Mandonga Mall at four
Sari            : Of course. I’ll be there.
A.    Could we meet                                    D. I’d like to introduce you
B.     Can we meeting                                  E. Would you mind going
C.     would you like to meeting
38.              The students .... badminton now.
A.    are played                                            D. have been played
B.     are playing                                           E. were playing
C.     will play
39.              My classmates .... archeological museum tomorrow.
A.    will visit                                              D. visit
B.     are visited                                            E. will be visited        
C.     will have visited
40.              Roland ....  two weeks ago.
A.    got a prize                                           D. has gottena prize
B.     is getting a priz                                    E. is got a prize

C.     will get a prize

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