UN Bahasa Inggris Kelas XII SMA/SMK/MA DESCRIPTIVE TEXT TA 2015/2016
Lyme Regis is a beautiful old seaside town, with a lively little harbour, beaches, and lovely walks, either by the sea or in the country nearby. For children there is the Marine Aquarium and Dinosaur land, and in summer you can escape from the crowds and relax in the Jane Austen Gardens with beautiful views over the sea. There are many interesting old streets with cafes and restaurants. The best restaurant is the Pilot Boat down by the beach, which has very good food and excellent wine.
1. The purpose of the text is ....
a. to describe Lyme Regis
b. to describe the way people live
c. to describe how Lyme Regis is
d. to inform some beautiful places
e. to amuse readers with a beautiful object
2. Many tourists are interested in coming to Lyme Regis. This means that Lyme Regis is ....
a.. amazing d. attractive
b. excellent e. delightful
3.”….and in summer you can escape from the crowds…
The underlined phrase means ....
Bantaeng (also known as Bontain), 123 km from Ujwig Pandang, is a Makassarese boat-building centre with a rich maritime history. It was noted as a dependency of the Javanese kingdom of Majapahit and its ships were mentioned in 14th-century Javanese poetry. It was ceded to the Dutch under the Treaty of Bungaya in 1667, and became an administrative centre. These days it is a town much like any other, with fairly ordinary homestay accommodation. North of town, near the village of Bissapu, is a 100-metre-high waterfall.
4. The type of the text is a / an
5. "It was ceded to the Dutch
The underlined word has almost the same meaning as
6. What is the function of the text? To give
a. information about administrative center "
b. evaluation about the 14"' century Javanesse poetry
c. recommendation about ordinary hornestay accomodation
d. description about Bantaeng, a town 123 km from Ujung Padang
e. explanation about dependency of Javanes Kingdom of Majapahit
7. The main idea of the text is ...
a. Bantaeng is known for its high waterfall.
b. Bantaeng is known for its homestay accommodation.
c. The treaty of Bungaya in 1667 made Bantaeng different.
d. The armada of Majapahit kingdom depended on the boats made in
e. Bantaeng which is formerly known as a boat building centre has
lost its fame.
text is for questions 41 to 45.
SITIJATED IN EAST AFRICA, with a coast on the Indian Ocean, Kenya is a vast country of Y2 million square kilometers and with a population of 16 million people. It stretches from the sea with its sandy beaches, across the plains and forest land, to the mountains which rise to heights of over 5,000 metres. The capital, Nairobi, which is less than a hundred years old, is the most important business and conference centre in Africa.
The climate is very pleasant, although there is heavy rain in April, May, and June. This type of weather is particularly suitable for growing bananas, sugar, cotton, tea and above all,, coffee. Much of this produce is taken to Mombasa, the largest port in the country,and exported all over the world. Most tourists come to see the Iona game parks, taking safari tours through the bush to see the scenery and the wildlife — elephants, lions, giraffes, rhinos, and monkeys. There are also plenty of opportunities for fishing or relaxing on the beach.
8. What is the text about?
a. Kenya in brief.
b. African countries.
c. The largest port in Africa.
d. Conference centre in Africa.
e. Wonderful national game parks
9. Which of the following is Not True about Kenya?
a. Kenya lies in east Africa.
b. Kenya has pleasant climate.
c. The capital of Kenya is Nairobi.
d. Kenya's port is the largest in Africa.
e. Kenya exports its agriculture produce
10. What is the function of the text? To ....
a. describe about Kenya
b. retell events happen in Nairobi
c. infom the readers about the climate in Kenya
d. explain about the number of population in Kenya
e. expose about the most important business in Kenya
11. "The climate is very pleasant, although there is heavy rain in April, May, and June." (Paragraph 2).
The sentence above … .
a.tells about part of Kenya
b.evaluates what country Kenya is
c.is comparing the climate in Kenya
d.describes one of the characteristics of Kenya
e.informs us about suitable weather for growing fruit
12. "SITUATED IN EAST AFRICA, Kenya is a vast country (Paragraph 1) The underlined word means very ....
I leave a pet. It is a dog and I call it Brownie.
Brownie is a Chinese breed. It is small, fluffy, and cute. It has got thick brown fur. When I cuddle it, the fur feels soft. Brownie does not like bones. Every day it eats soft food like steamed rice, fish or bread. Every morning I give her milk and bread. When I am at school, Brownie plays with my cat. They get along well, and never fight maybe because Brownies does not bark a lot. It treats the other animals in our house gently, and it never eats shoes. Brownie is really a sweet and friendly animal.
13. What type of text is used by the writer?
d. News item.
14. "Brownie is a Chinese breed, it is small, fluffy, and cute."
The underlined word means ....
15. The communicative purpose of this text is ....
a. to describe a particular animal
b. to share an amusing incident with others
c. to present two potnts of view about an issue
d. to inform the readers about the beauty of Brownie
e to retell events for the purpose of informing or entertaining
16. What is the main idea of the paragraph 2?
a. Brownie, my pet dog, is a Chinese breed.
b. My Chinese breed dog only eats soft food.
c. A Chinese breed dog does not bark a lot.
d. Brownie which is a Chinese breed is a sweet and friendly
e. Brownie cannot get along with other animals because he
On the banks of the Chao Phraya, Bangkok's "River of Kings", lies a hotel that has already set 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, an 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 overlooks the river, convention and meeting facilities for up to 2.000 people and a 24-flour business center.
And, from every single guestroom and suite, there is a breathtaking view of all the exotic hustle and bustle of the fabled "River of Kings".
One might expect such a well-equipped and positioned hotel to be miles away from the city center 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.
17.This text mainly focuses on ....
a. Bangkok's grandeur
b. Shangri-La Bangkok
c. Bangkok's "River Kings"
d. the water of the Chao Praya
e. the majestic river in Bangkok
18. Which statement is TRUE?
a. Shangri-La Bangkok is set exclusively.
b. Shangri-La Bangkok is far from business area.
c. The large swimming pool overlooks the mountainous area.
d The convention and the meeting facilities can occupy more than 2000 people.
e. The tower beside the majestic river offers its guests the silver promise of the East.
19. The communicative purpose of this text is ....
a. to describe Chao Praya
b. to retell events for entertainment
c to tell the luxury of Shangri-La Bangkok
d. to present at least two points of view about an issue
e. to inform readers, listeners, or viewers about events of'
20. In the second paragraph the writer describes ....
a.the Location of Shangri-La
b.the golden promise of the East
c.the reflection of Bangkok's grandeur
d.the distance of Shangri-la Bangkok's to business district
e.the parts, the qualities and the characteristic of Shangri-La
22. "There is a breathtaking view of all exotic hustle and bustle of the fabled "River of Kings."(Paragraph 4)
The underlined word means
a. flow d. movement
b. current e. water-course