Once upon a time, a rabbit wanted to cross a river but e could not swim. He had an idea. He saw a boss of crocodile swimming in the river. The rabbit asked the boss of crocodile, “How many crocodiles are there in the river?” The boss of crocodile answered, “We are twenty here.” “Where are they?” the rabbit asked for the second time. “What is it for?” the boss of crocodile asked.
“All of you are good, nice, gentle and kind, so I want to make a line in order. Later I will know how kind you are,” said the rabbit. Then, the boss of the crocodile called all his friends and asked them to make a line in order from one side to the other side of the river. Just then, the rabbit started to count while jumping from one crocodile to another; one…two…three….four….until twenty, and finally, he thanked all crocodiles because he had crossed the river.
1. The story mainly tells us about ….
a. twenty crocodiles
b. the boss of the crocodile
c. a rabbit and twenty crocodiles
d. a rabbit and the boss of crocodile
e. the boss of the crocodile and all his friends
2. We know from the first paragraph that the rabbit actually wanted ….
a. to cross the river
b. to swim across the river
c. to meet the boss of crocodile
d. to know where the crocodiles are
e. to know the number of crocodiles there
3. “All of you are good, nice, gentle, and kind …”(Paragraph 2)
The underlined word is synonymous with ….
A fox fell into a well and couldn’t get out. By and by a thirsty goat came along. Seeing the fox in the well it asked if the water was good. “Good”, said the fox “It’s the best water I’ve tasted in all my life. Come down and try it yourself.”
The goat was thirsty so he got into the well. When he had drunk enough, he looked around but there was no way to get out. Then the fox said, “I have a good idea. You stand on your hind legs and put your forelegs against the side of the well. Then I’ll climb on your back, from there. I’ll step on your horns, and I can get out. And when I’m out, I’ll help you out of the well.”
The goat did as he was asked and the fox got on his back and climbed out of the well. Then he coolly walked away. The goat called out loudly after him and reminded him of his promise to help him out. The fox merely turned to him and said; “If you only had thought carefully about getting out, you wouldn’t have jumped into the well.”
The goat felt very sad. He called out loudly. An old man walking nearby heard him and put a plank into the well. The goat got out and thanked the old man.
4. The text tells the story of ….
a. a fox
b. a goat
c. a fox and a goat
d. an old man and the fox
e. the goat and an old man
5. Paragraph 2 mainly tells ….
a. how the fox helped the goat
b. why the fox got into the well
c. how the fox got out of the well
d. the fox’s idea how to get out of the well
e. how both the goat and the fox got out of the well
6. “The goat did as he was asked….” (Paragraph 3)
What does the above sentence mean?
a. The goat drank enough and locked around.
b. The goat came down to the well and drank.
c. The goat called out loudly after the fox got out.
d. The goat waited someone who might help him.
e. The goat stood on his hind legs and put his forelegs against the side of the well.
The Police thought that two burglars started the robbery at 151 Pattimura street on Sunday afternoon. The burglars broke into the students’ room while they were going to a football game. They never thought that while they were away, burglars would break into their boarding house.
7. What happened to the students’ room on Sunday afternoon?
a. The police broke it.
b. The police ruined it.
c. Burglars broke into it.
d. Two burglars broke it.
e. The students started to ruin it.
8. The burglars broke into the room when the students ….
a. were at a party
b. were talking a rest
c. were playing football
d. were at a football game
e. were watching football on TV
9. ‘The burglars broke into the student’s room ….”
The underlined phrase means ….
a. broke forcefully
b. entered by force
c. put into pieces
d. easily entered
e. came into
10. The students seem to think that ….
a. they had locked their room
b. their boarding house was not safe
c. their boarding house was in a safe area
d. thieves would easily break into their room
e. there would be a robbery in their boarding house
The elephant is the largest and strongest of all animals. It is a strange looking animal with its thick legs, huge sides and backs, large hanging ears, a small tail, little eyes, long white tusks and above all it has a long nose, the trunk.
The trunk is the elephant’s peculiar feature, and it has various uses. The elephant draws up water by its trunk and can squirt it all over its body like a shower bath. It can also lift leaves and puts them into its mouth. In fact the trunk serves the elephant as a long arm and hand. An elephant looks very clumsy and heavy and yet it can move very quickly.
The elephant is a very intelligent animal. Its intelligent combined with its great strength makes it a very useful servant to man and it can be trained to serve in various ways such as carry heavy loads, hunt for tigers and even fight.
11. The third paragraph is mainly about the fact that ….
a. elephants are strong
b. elephants can lift logs
c. elephants are servants
d. elephants are very useful
e. elephants must be trained
12. Which of the following is NOT part of the elephant described in the first paragraph?
a. It looks strange.
b. It is heavy.
c. It is wild.
d. It has a trunk.
e. It has a small tail.
13. It is stated in the text that the elephant uses the trunk to do the following, EXCEPT….
a. to eat
b. to push
c. to drink
d. to carry things
e. to squirt water over the body
14. “The trunk is the elephant’ a peculiar feature ….” (Paragraph 2)
The underlined word is close in meaning to ….
15. Nola : Do you know the boy sitting next to the man with the red polka dot shirt?
Neli : He is Denis ….father is a tycoon.
Nola : Oh, I see.
16. Ferdi : Do you see the large field over there?
Hasan : Yes, what is it for?
Ferdi : That’s the land ….is provided for the elephants to live.
17. Bobby : I finally could buy the Chevrolet that I had dreamed of for years.
Withney : Oh, congratulations. Is it the one ….you showed me yesterday?
18. Read the following sentences. They are not in a good order.
Enter the 14 digits.
How to charge your cell phone card.
Dial “222” C or “OK”.
Press “1” to get the charge option.
The amount of the voucher will be automatically added onto your card.
First scratch the black area.
To check the remaining pulse credit dial *222#.
The right arrangement of the sentences above is ….
a. 1 – 7 – 3 – 4 – 6 – 2 – 5
b. 2 – 6 – 3 – 4 – 1 – 5 – 7
c. 3 – 4 – 5 – 7 – 6 – 1 – 2
d. 5 – 3 – 7 – 6 – 4 – 2 – 1
e. 6 – 4 – 1 – 7 – 5 – 2 – 3
19. X : Hi… I am Agung. Nice to meet you.
Y : My name is Juli. Nice to meet you, too.
a. This is my friend, Agung.
b. Allow me to introduce myself
c. Let me introduce you to my friend
d. What do you do?
e. How are you doing?
20. Retno : I called Joko last night.
Andri : What?
Retno : I said I ….Joko last night.
a. have called
b. had called
c. would call
d. had to call
21. Iwan has gotten three promotions … at this company a year ago.
a. since he started working
b. when he has started working
c. before he had started working
d. until he is starting working
e. after he was starting working
22. Oy : I forgot to bring my dictionary….?
Ani : Sure, here it is.
a. Could you lend me yours, please
b. This dictionary is yours, isn’t it
c. Is your dictionary new
d. Could I lend you
e. How about you
23. Lusi : Have you heard that Mr. Yayan passed away last night?
Ranto : Really? I don’t believe it. Yesterday I met him at the wedding party of my neighbor.
Lusi : Yeah, he had a heart attack last night.
Ranto : Oh, I’m really sorry to hear that.
The underlined expression expresses ….
24. Rangga : My friend will hold a mask party next week. Will you join us?
Dion : Sounds interesting! But I have an appointment with my boss.
From the dialogue we know that Dion ….
a. will join Rangga
b. won’t join Rangga
c. likes to go to the party
d. promises to go to the party
e. is not interested in going to the party
25. Totty : Dad, can I use your car? I want to borrow Ari’s camera.
Daddy : …? I need the car to go to the barber.
a. Why don’t you use your motor cycle
b. Why don’t you lend Fuad’s
c. Is Ari’s camera a good one
d. Does Ari have a camera
e. Does Ari want the car
26. Jack : Did Jane call you?
Bob : What?
Jack : I wanted to know if ….
a. you had called Jane.
b. Jane called you.
c. you called Jane.
d. you have called Jane.
e. Jane had called you.
27. Anto : You look very busy with your work…?
Ani : Sure. If you don’t mind. How kind you are.
a. Can you do me a favour
b. Can I help you
c. Would you like to help me
d. Do you like to help me
e. Are you tired
28. Andri : May I use your car to Rina’s house, Dad?
Father : Of course. Be careful.
From the underlined words we may conclude that Andri asks for …. to his father to use his car.
29. Father : When will you harvest your crops?
Adi : Next week.
Father : I hope you will have a bumper crop.
The underlined sentence expresses….
30. Ridwan : I’m afraid my parents’ rice fields were damaged by the flood.
Pak Yusuf : Oh, I’m sorry to hear that.
The underlined words express….
31. X : Good morning, Madam. Anything I can do for you?
Y : Yes, please. I need a T-shirt size 15.
The dialogue likely occurs….
a. at home
b. at a store
c. at a tailor
d. at a school
e. at the office
32. Lisa : What is your plan for the holiday?
Wita : I have no idea.
Lisa : What about having a picnic to Lake Toba, Wita?
Wita : I’d love to, but I have to attend a seminar.
What are the speakers talking about?
a. Going to Wita’s house.
b. Attending a seminar.
c. Going to Lake Toba.
d. Spending their time.
e. Planning to spend a holiday.
33. Galih : Dody, may I borrow your mobile phone?
I want to call my girlfriend.
Dody : I am afraid not. I am charging the battery.
The underlined utterance expresses ….
a. giving information
b. asking for explanation
c. giving a permission
d. refusing a permission
e. asking for information
34. Mom : Girls, make up your beds!
Nindy : What did mom say to you just now?
Ninin : She asked us…our beds.
a. make up
b. made up
c. to make up
d. making up
e. should make up
35. Budi : Good morning, Rina. Did you see Susi?
Rina : Yes, I did. She … to Mr. Yusuf when I entered the office just now.
c. has talked
d. would talk
e. was talking
36. Tony : The Indonesian Olympics contingent had just arrived from Athens. They brought one gold medal, one silver and two bronze medals.
Daddy : Yeah, we have to be proud of them.
The underlined sentence is used to express ….
37. Dinda : Tina, ….take this document to the Accounting. Department?
Tina : Yes, certainly. I’m free now.
a. can’t you please
b. is it possible for you to
c. may I tell you to
d. can I tell you to
e. should I ask you to
38. A : How was the result of your test?
B : I am really….I got a good score.
39. Agus : Send me a postcard of Borobudur, Budi.
Rini : What did Agus say to you, Budi?
Budi : ….
a. She told me to send him postcard of Borobudur.
b. I told her to send him postcard of Borobudur.
c. He told me to send him postcard of Borobudur.
d. He told you to send him postcard of Borobudur.
e. I told him to send him postcard of Borobudur.
40. Andi : Which book do you look for?
Sari : I look for …..
a. Which book I buy?
b. A book which I brought yesterday
c. Which book did you buy yesterday?
d. A book which it is about dream
e. Which book do you ask me, Andi?