Friday, October 4, 2013

Soal Listening Try Out Bahasa Inggris TA 2009/2010

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1. Man: This isn’t the right key for that door
Narrator: What does the man mean?
A. Do not put the key in the drawer
B. This is the wrong key
C. Can you write the message on the door
D. The right key isn’t in the drawer
E. Open the door, please?
2. Man: My son is five years old. He likes playing football in the park
Woman: Well, my daughter, Jane, is studying in an elementary school. She loves to play with her Barbie doll.
Narrator: What are the people talking about?
A. Children who are playing football
B. Jane, an elementary school student
C. The park in their neighbourhood
D. Their children
E. Their hobbies
3. Woman: Oh! Aren’t they a perfect couple!
Man: Yes, they really are. They’re both so easygoing and sociable
Woman: Where did they meet?
Man: In Florida. Linda was teaching a computer course, and Bob was one of her students. But guess what! He failed the course
Narrator: Who did not pass the computer course?
A. Bob
B. Linda
C. The man
D. The woman
E. The couple
4. Woman: So you’re a journalist. That must be an exciting job.
Man: It is. It’s certainly better than being a teacher!
Woman: Oh, really?
Man: I was a teacher before. But I hated correcting homework. That’s why I quit
Woman: I guess you travel a lot now and meet lots of interesting people
Man: Yes, that’s one of the best things about my job
Narrator: What are the speakers talking about?
A. Journalism
B. Teaching
C. Travelling
D. People
E. The man’s job
5. Man: 1. Both car doors are open
2. It’s daylight but both headlamps are on
3. The man who is repairing the car is lying under it
4. Although the girl sees the man working hard, she doesn’t help him
6. Man: I’ve lost my wallet somewhere. It’s got over one million rupiah in it
A. Thank you. I really need the money
B. Could you get my wallet, please?
C. I’m very sorry to hear that.
D. I don’t think It’s a good idea
E. That’s quite all right
7. Man: So, this is your first visit to our country. Do you enjoy spending time here?
A. Very much indeed. It’s very interesting
B. Yes, I do. I’ve been living here since I was born
C. I usually go fishing in my free time
D. Yes, you’re right.
E. I don’t think you can, I’m afraid
8. Man: We’re going to see a movie tonight. Would you like to join us?
A. Here’s the ticket
B. No, you may not.
C. Can I help you?
D. Oh, how awful
E. Sorry, I can’t.
9. Man: Can I leave at four? I have to be at the dentist’s at a quarter past four.
A. Thanks. My watch is broken
B. Yes, that’s fine
C. I’m sorry to hear that
D. I’d love to. Thanks
E. Here you are
10. Man: Are you satisfied with the hotel, sir?
A. I’d like to. Thanks
B. Yes, I need a single room
C. This is the key to your room
D. I don’t really think you should
E. Oh yes, I’m very pleased.

Man: I was walking along Imam Bonjol Street when suddenly a blue car stopped in front of me. Then, two men with a mask came out and told me to come inside the car. One of them said that he would shoot me if I ran. Inside, they covered my head with black plastic bag so I didn’t where they took me. Then, they stopped and dragged me out and told me to sit on a chair. When they took off the bag, my friends and families were there, singing happy birthday to me

11. What is the speaker talking about?
A. A car racing
B. A cruel crime
C. His witness
D. His birthday celebration
E. His friends and families
12. What was the speaker doing on Imam Bonjol Street?
A. Waiting for the bus
B. Jogging
C. Waiting for friends
D. Walking
E. Watching car race
13. Why did not the speaker run away when the kidnapers arrived?
A. His feet were injured
B. The traffic was crowded
C. The men got a gun
D. He was not afraid of them
E. He didn’t know where to go

Man: I live in a small but quite comfortable house. It has two bedrooms, a living room, and there’s a small garden in front with flowers, a mango tree and a bench under it and a fish pond in it. One thing that I like about my house is that I can see the river across the street. Besides, each room has different colour. So, it’s very colourful.

14. What is the speaker talking about?
A. His house
B. His room
C. His garden
D. The scenery
E. His experience
15. What IS NOT in the garden of the speaker?
A. Flowers
B. Grass
C. Tree
D. Bench
E. Pond

Text for question number 16 to 17.
International Programme 2009
Faculty of Medicine Gadjah Mada Univercity
Overseas Category:
Admission Fee : USD 13,000
(Settled in two installments* @ USD 6,500)
Tuition Fee : USD 6,000 per annual
International Student Service Charge : USD 4,000
(Settled in two installments* @ USD 2,000)
Indonesian Category:
Admission Fee : USD 13,000
(Settled in two installments* @ USD 6,500)
Tuition Fee : USD 3,000 per annual
*All installments must be made within one year as to the due date of the first installment is before 1 July 2009 and the second installment is before 1 January 2010.
Account Number 018.02.28876.00.1
Beneficiary Name Rector of Universitas Gadjah Mada
Please mention on the reference space:
1. Your full name
2. Application number
3. Full pay

16. What is the text about?
A. Bank loan that is avalaible for students of International Programme 2009
Faculty of Medicine, Gadjah Mada University
B. Admission that is avalaible for students of International Programme 2009
Faculty of Medicine, Gadjah Mada University
C. Tuition Fee that is avalaible for students of International Programme 2009
Faculty of Medicine, Gadjah Mada University
D. Payment that should be done by students of International Programme 2009
Faculty of Medicine, Gadjah Mada University
E. Application that should be done by students of International Programme 2009
Faculty of Medicine, Gadjah Mada University
17. How much should Malaysian student pay for his first year study in International Programme 2009
Faculty of Medicine, Gadjah Mada University?
A. USD 8,500
B. USD 14,500
C. USD 19,000
D. USD 19,500
E. USD 23,000

Text for question number 18 to 21.
Once upon a time, there lived a man called Bhim. He made his living by trapping quails.
He used to hide among the bushes and imitate the sound of a quail. When the birds came closer, he threw his net over them and caught them. He then sold them in market.
Bhim caught about ten to twenty quails daily. The king if the quails was worried. Many of his subjects were being capture. He hit upon a plan. He gathered all the quails around him one day.
“You must learn to stand together.” He said. “Unity is strength. As soon as that man throws his net over you, using all your strength, you must fly off with the net. Descent to the ground near the banyan tree. There our friends mill set you free”.
“What a good idea!” said the quails.
The next day, Bhim cast his net over some quails. At once they flew away with the net. He did not know where they had flown. He searched for the net but could not find it.
Bhim then bought a new net. Again the same thing happened. The birds flew away with the net.
Bhim and his wife ewre unhappy. “How can we make our living now?” said the wife.
“Don’t you worry”, said Bhim. “The birds have learned to work together. As soon as the net is thrown over them they fly off with it. I don’t think their unity will last long. They won’t live in peace any longer. They will quarrel with one another soon, and I will catch plenty of them”.
The next day Bhim found the quails quarreling. One of them said, “We are able to escape because l am strong enough to lift the net.” Another bird said, ‘I am the strongest. I can lift the net myself”. Soon all the quails joined in the quarrel.
Just then Bhim threw his net over the group of birds. “Now let us see what you can do!” cried one. “Can you lift the net without my help?” said another. “Try and lift it”. They went on quarreling and did not try to fly away together. Soon Bhim drew in his net and took the birds home.
“Look!” he said, showing the quails to his wife. “Didn’t I tell you that they wouldn’t stand together much longer? The quails are a quarrelsome tribe. I will catch plenty of them every day”.
The king of quals said sadly, “A people that is divided is as at mercy of the enemy”.

18. What is the purpose of the text?
A. To describe Bhim and his wife.
B. To entertain and educate the readers.
C. To tell about a group of quails.
D. To explain the way the quail life.
E. To tell the about the quail king.
19. What lesson can we take from the text?
A. Honestly is the best Policy.
B. Silent is golden
C. United we stand divided we fall.
D. The sooner the better.
E. The early bird will get the worm.
20. Which of the following statement is NOT TRUE?
A. Bhim’s living is trapping quails.
B. At once, the birds flew the net away with them.
C. The king asked his subjects to stand together.
D. Bhim could find the net flown by the quails.
E. The quails liked quarelling each other.
21. “You must learn to stand together” he said. The underlined word refers to….
A. Bhim
B. the quails
C. the king
D. his wife
E. the net
The following text is for questions 22-23
22. This medication is recommended for . . .
A. someone who needs more ciric acid in his diet
B. someone who does not eat enough citrus fruit
C. someone who has eaten too much
D. someone who has a headache
E. someone who is on a restricted diet
23. According to the direction, which of the following should NOT take this medication ?
A. A fifteen-year-old boy
B. A fifty-year old woman
C. A thirteen-year-old boy
D. A sixteen-year-old girl
E. A sixty eight-year-old man

Text for question number 24 to 26.
I’m so excited. Finally, I got anything I’ve been dreaming of, but It was not so easy to get it. Let’s look back to my past. I was born thirty-two years ago. I was born in a small village. When I was a child, I was so naughty but so smart according to my mother. I got the second rank when I finished my elementary school, and in high school I got the first rank, thus I won the scholarship. I was so glad and my parents were very proud of me. Then I went to one of the best State Universities in Bandung. I took the teacher training and education program. I majored in English. I studied at the university for four years. There, I used to be the best in all of subjects I took. In addition, guess!, I got the first rank from the first semester till the last semester ! I won the scholarship for the third time. I was active at student organizations, and in many activities, such as discussion, seminars, training, etc. I just began to learn computer program after I graduated from the university. Did you know that I worked part time at a computer company while I was studying at the university? It was very hard actually.

24. The text is mainly about the writer’s ….
A. hard childhood C. working experience E. difficult life
B. background of study D. past activities
25. Which statement is not correct based on the text?
A. The writer always got the first rank in every grade.
B. The writer won the scholarship when he was in high school.
C. The writer took the teacher training and education program.
D. The writer was active in discussion, seminars, training etc.
E. The writer was an activist.
26. “…I got anything I’ve been dreaming of….”
The underlined words have similar meaning with ….
A. enjoyed
B. needed
C. searched
D. looked for
E. wanted

The following text is for questions 27-29
On the banks of the Chao Phraya,Bangkok’s “River of Kings”, lies a h otel that has already new standards of hospitality for this celebrated city.
Set in magnificently landscaped tropical gardens, the Shangri-La Bangkok provides guests with all the charm and warmth of the Orient and , at the same time, and unsurpassed range of facilities and leisure activities.
There is a choice of 12 superb settings in which to wine and dine, a large free-form swimming pool that oberlooks the river, convention and meeting facilities for up to 2.000 people, and a 24-hour business centre.
And, from every single guestroom and suite, there is a breathtaking view of all exotic hustle and bustle of the fabled “River of Kings”.
One might expect such a well-equiooed and positioned hotel to be miles away from the city centre but, at the Shangri-La Bangkok the business district and main shopping areas are mere minutes away.
For more than 200 years, Bangkok’s grandeur has been reflected in the waters of the Chao Phraya. Today, the Shangri-La Bangkok towers beside this majestic river, offers its guests the golden promise of the East.

27. What does the text mainly focus on?
A. Bangkok’s “River of the Kings”
B. Chao Phraya city in Bangkok
C. Tropical Garden Landscape
D. The Majestic River in Bangkok
E. The Shangri-La Bangkok Hotel
28. What is the communicative purpose of the text?
A. To inform the reades about the city of Chao Phraya.
B. To retell the writer’s events in Bangkok.
C. To present two points of view about Bangkok.
D. To describe the luxury of Shangri-La Bangkok.
E. To entertain the readers with the story of “River of the Kings”
29. “…the business disrict and main shopping areas are mere minutes away.
The underlined word has the closest meaning with …
A. only
B. many
C. much
D. same
E. within

Text for questions number 30 – 32.
Dear valued consumers,
The owner of Pura Fat UHT milk, National food, is aware of YLKI claims that one of the company’s products tested positive for the substance melamine.
National food strongly rejects this YLKI claim and advises consumers that the entire range of Pura milk products have been extensively tested for melamine and the substance has never been detected.
In addition, National food recently tested products identical to those claimed by YLKI to contain melamine and the substance was not detected.
Pura’s entire range of white milk products are manufactured in Australia or New Zealand and made from milk and milk product sourced from Australia and/or New Zealand. Melamine has never been detected in milk that has been produced in Australia or New Zealand sourced product.
National Food would like to assure its valued Pura consumers that melamine has never been detected in any of our products and that they are safe for you and your families to enjoy.
Your sincerely
Ashley Wough
CEO & Managing Director

30. What does the text mainly tell us?
A. Substance melamine in Pura Fat UHT milk
B. National Food rejection to YLKI claim
C. Substance melamine has never been detected.
D. Information that Pura products contain no melamine
E. Milk products from Australia and New Zealand.
31. Which statement is TRUE about the letter?
A. One of the National company’s products contain melamine.
B. National Food never tested products identical to those claim by YLKI.
C. Melamine is found in all milk which has been produced in Australia and New Zealand.
D. National Foods would like to confuse its valued consumers.
E. All Pura’s white milk products are manufactured in Australia and New
32. “…….one of the company’s products tested positive for the substance
The underlined word has the same meaning with….
A. particular kind of material
B. complete material
C. important material
D. strange material
E. bad material

The following text is for question 33-35
An Indonesian housemaid has been executed in Saudi Arabia after being convicted of killing her employer, the Saudi Interior Minister said.
The woman was beheaded in the Southern Asir province in what was the second execution in the country.
The maid was earlier found of suffocating her female boss and stealing her jewellery. Rape, murder and other serious crimes can carry the death penalty in the conservative desert kingdom.
Last year, Saudi Arabia, which follow a strict intepretation of Syaria, Islamic law executed more than 130 people.
(Taken from:

33. What does the text tell us about?
A. The woman was beheaded in the Southern Asir province
B. The death penalty in the conservative desert kingdom.
C. Serious crimes can carry the death penalty in Saudi Arabia
D. An Indonesian housemaid has been executed in Saudi Arabia
E. The strict intepretation of Syaria, Islamic law executed more than 130 people
34. When the woman has been executed?
A. After the maid was earlier found of suffocating her female boss.
B.After the maid stole her boss jewellery.
C. After being convicted of killing her employer.
D. After she was beheaded in the Southern Asir province
E. She was executed last year.
35. An Indonesian housemaid has been executed in Saudi Arabia after…..(line 1).
What does the underline word means?
A. Isolated from friends
B. colonized by
C. raped by Arabic
D. prisoned by government
E. sentenced to death

The following text is for questions 36 – 38
A geyser is the result of the underground waer under the combined conditions of high temperatures and incresed pressure beneath the surface of the earth. Since temperature rises approximately one degree F for every sixty feet under the earth’s surface, and pressure increases with depth, water that seeps down in cracks and fissures until it reaches very hot rocks in the earth’s interior becomes heated to a temperature in excess of 290 degrees F. Because of the greater pressure, it shoots out of the surface in the form of steam and hot water. The result is a geyser.
For the most part, geyser are located in three regions of the world : New Zealand, Iceland, and the Yellowstone National Park area of the United States. The most famous geyser in the world is Old Faithful in Yellowstone Park. Old Faithful erupts almost every hour, rising to a height of 125 to 170 feet and expelling more than ten thousand gallons during each eruption.

36. What is a geyser? A geyser is ….
A. hot water and steam
B. crocks and fissures
C. hot rocks
D. great pressure
E. hot temperature
37. In order for a geyser to erupt….
A. hot rocks must rise to the surface of the earth
B. water must flow underground
C. It must be a warm day
D. the earth must not be rugged or broken
E. the temperature beneath the earth’s surface must be pressured
38. Old Faithful erupts every ….
A. 10 minutes
B. 60 minutes
C. 125 minutes
D. 170 minutes
E. 290 minutes
The following text is for question 39-40
Joyful and Healthy with
Sweetest Vitamin C
As professionals you need to appear joyful and healthy.
For this, you need an appropriate amount of vitamin C
Vitacimin1000 replace vitamin C content in blood
due to smoking or sucking cigarette smoke.
Help in absorbing iron for the prevention of anemia.
Available in four fresh flavours: Lemon, Strawberry, apple
and grapes
39. The text above is mainly about…..
A. Advertisement of VITACIMIN 1000
B. Announcement about joyful and healthy
C. Information how to consume vitamin c
D. Information how to prevent anemia
E. Four fresh flavours vitamin
40. What is the purpose of the text?
A. To describe the ssweetest Vitamin C
B.To inform Vitamin 1000
C. To tell about Vitamin C
D. To explain about Vitamin C
E. To promote Vitamin C

The following text is for question 41-44
Why is It Important to Choose the Accredited School?
Most of teenagers need to go to school and there are a lot of schools over there. Nowadays, schools grow to offer plenty of choice; private and state ones. However it is a hard choice since there are many factors which need to be considered before making the selection. Some will be influenced by friends; because some friend got to certain school than we go to there too. Some prefer to choose certain school because of the closer distance. In fact, the primary decisive matter for selecting school is whether the school has been accredited or not.
Why is important to choose an accredited school? Well, accredited schools have an edge over the unaccredited schools. This label of Accredited School has an impact in employment opportunities. As result, if there are two or more students with similar qualifications, the student who comes from the accredited school will have an edge over the other candidate. Student from an accredited school has more open door than student with an accredited one.
Many students select certain school depending more on short term factors like friend influence and short distance from home. It is not bad since commuting actually needs much cost. Choosing school which is closer to home will save time, energy and money. However if that school is not accredited, the time and money spent along studying seems to be waste in the long term because it could become a limiting factor in gaining future opportunities.
Accredited school is not the only factor which will drive student’s success. Personality and characterization are very important too. However a student with good personality who comes from an accredited school is better than the others.

41. What does the text tell us about?
A. The kind of good school
B. The benefit of accredited school
C. The reason of choosing accredited school
D. The weaknesses of accredited school
E. The qualification of accredited school
42. What is the communicative purpose of the text?
A. To describe how to choose accredited school
B. To explain how to get accredited school
C. To inform the students about the benefit of accredited school
D. To persuade the students about the benefit of accredited school
E. To discuss about the weaknesses of accredited school
43. What is the topic of second paragraph?
A. A. Accredited school
B. Unaccredited school
C. An ideal school
D. An interesting school
E. A famous school
44. Accredited school is not the only factor which will drive student’s success( The fourth Paragraph).
What does the underline phrase mean?
A. . A school which is interesting
B. A school which has good facilities
C. A school which is famous
D. A school which is located in a suburb area
E. A school which has been qualifie

Text for question number 45 to 47.
The shopping mall, like most ambitious developments in the retail business, originated in the USA. Essentially, the shopping mall is large building which contains many shops under one roof. Inside, the shopping mall looks like a small town with walk ways or streets and along these streets are the shops, cafes, and restaurant too suit every taste.
The ordinary streets, on the other hand, have only one purpose to assist shoppers to move from one shop to another in comfort. Everything in the mall is designed for one purpose only, to encourage people to buy – to shop until they drop from exhaustion.
The negative side of shopping malls is that many shoppers speed more money than they intend. The attractive side of shop windows tempt shoppers into buying something they do not really need. Shopping malls encourage what is called ‘impulse buying’ –you see a dress in an attractive shop window without thinking whether or not you need another dress, you buy it on impulse. Afterwards you say to yourself “I don’t know why I bought that dress; I don’t even like it now!”
The answer is that you couldn’t resist the temptation of the shopping mall and modern retailing techniques.

45. The text tells us about….
A. The encouragement of people to buy things in a shopping mall.
B. The attractive side of shopping malls.
C. The controversy of shopping malls.
D. The disadvantages of shopping malls.
E. The comfort of shopping malls.
46. The answer is that you couldn’t resist the temptation of the shopping mall and modern retailing techniques.
The above sentence is the … of the text.
A. Complication
B. Conclusion
C. Resolution
D. Argument
E. Recommendation
47. What is the aim of building walk ways streets inside the shopping mall?
A. To make the shoppers buy things they do not need.
B. To enable shoppers to move rom one shop to another.
C. To encourage the shoppers to spend their money.
D. To make the shoppers feel at a small town.
E. To make the shoppers until they get very tired.

Text for number 48 to 50.
With Independence Day approaching, people in cities across the ccountry are gearing up for commemoration of Indonesia’s 64th anniversary of Independence, that will fall on August 17.
After keeping doorman for almost two decades, Indonesian war-themed movies are about to make a return with the release of “MERAH PUTIH”.
Set against a historically authentic backdrop of Indonesia’s sruggle for independence in 1947, during the Van Mook offensive into the heart of Republican territority in Central Java, Merah Putih is a story about young Indonesian cadets who bond together despite their differences in religion, ethnicity, class and culture, to becomeguerilla fighters for Indonesia’s independence.
The movie depicts the diversity of Indonesians through its unique and different characdters.
There is Amir, a quiet and devout Muslim (played by prominent actor Lukman Sardi) who gives up his job as a teacher and even leaves his beloved wife to become a cadet, while hot-headed Tomas(Dony Alamsyah) comes all the way from the Sulawesi to be soldier in a bid to get revenge against the Ducth soldiers who slughtered his family.
There is also a cocky and elistist playboy Marius(Darius Sinathrya) and his best friend Soerono, who is a priyayi(Javanese aristocrat), as well as the Hindu street youth Dayan(T.Rifnu Wikana).
Merah Putih, directed by Yadi Sugandi(director of photography for laskar pelangi and the Photograph), is the first film in a planned “Merdeka (freedom) Trilogy”

48. What does “Merah Putih” tell us about?
A. Indonesia”s strugle for independence day.
B. Young Indonesian cadets who bon together.
C. Indonesian teachers who become cadets
D. Sulawesi soldiers who get revenge agaist the Dutch.
E. Frienships in competition in a military school.
49. The Movie depicts the diversity of Indonesia…….
The followings have the similar meaning with the italized word, EXCEPT…
A. tells
B. shows
C. draws
D. describes
E. symbolizes
50. The followings are people involved in the production of the movie, EXCEPT…
A. Marius
B. Lukman Sardi
C. Darius Sinathrya
D. Donny Alamsyah
E. Yadi Sugandi


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