Wednesday, October 24, 2018
- Which of the following elements is not taken up from
- Why do farmers prefer considering the only available
nutrients to the total quantities of nutrient found in the soil? Because
A. they do to know how to obtain all the nutrients
B. chemical analyses indicate that the soil constrains all the nutrients
C. the nutrient are in the soil
D.most of the nutrients are bound in compounds
E. some of the nutrients are found in the atmosphere
- The topic of paragraph three is about …
A. the result of chemical analyses
B. the requirements of crop plants
C. giving satisfactory growth to the plants
D. measuring the available nutrients supply
E. the abundant of nutrients in the soil
- How many elements which are not very important can be
found in the plants?
- “The plant obtains carbon and hydrogen dioxide
…” (paragraph 2). Obtains means…
Read the following text and answer number 6-8!
Once upon a time, a rabbit wanted to cross a river but he 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.”https://administrasingajar.blogspot.com/”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.
- 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 ail his friends
- 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
- All of you are good, nice, gentle, and kind
…” (Paragraph 2)
The underlined word is synonymous with …
This text is for questions 9 to 12.
An 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 intelligence 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- “The trunk is the elephant’s peculiar
feature …” (Paragraph 2)
The underlined word is close in meaning to …
Text for question 13 to15.
I am a guy, twenty-eight years old. I have a problem with a girl friend.
She is twenty five years old. We have been dating each other for years,
since we were high school students. Now we have jobs. I feel very sure
that we love each other. Now it is time for me to get married.
Unfortunately, her parents never approve of our relationship ever since
the very first time. My family, anyhow, does not really mind. At first I
thought my girl friend had the power to defend our love. But then she
surrendered. She loves, me and she loves her family, too. On the one hand
she said, “I’ll be happy if my family is happy.” It means she
had to get approval from her parents.
For this I was shocked. My heart was broken. She ended our relationship
just at the time when I was ready to marry her. When I was with her, we
were very happy. We had a lot in common and there were no conflicts. The
truth was, we separated only because of her parents. They want her to marry
her cousin, her aunt’s son (this is one of the traditions in the
For the time being I am very upset. When I miss her I call her. Then we
can eat together, talk together for hours. We act like elating because she
loves me, too. The real problem is, she cannot refuse what her parents
want. So, should I forget my girl friend, the only one that I truly love?
Or else, should I just wait, and dream that one day she will be back to
Rio N., Padang
You call her your girl friend, but she has chosen her own way. For this
reason I’d, say that there is nothingyou can do except forget her and go
on with your normal life. Hopefully you can find another and livehappily
- The main idea of the first paragraph is that …
A. the writer wants to get married
B. the writer has been dating for years
C. the writer has a problem with his girl friend
D. the writer feels sure that they love each other
E. the writer’s parents disapprove of his relationship
- Which of the following sentences is TRUE according to
A. Rio is not ready to get married.
B. Rio’s parents disagree to his marriage.
C. Rio and his girl friend often got conflicts.
D. Rio’s girl friend didn’t really love Rio.
E. Rio’s girl friend couldn’t defend her love for Rio.
- Why do the girl’s parents disapprove of their marriage?
A. they don’t like Rio.
B. the girl is still studying.
C. Rio is from a different ethnic group.
D. they keep the Karonese tradition.
E. the girl has chosen another guy.
Text for question number 16-18.
Two students were discussing the school’s new rule that all the students
must wear a cap and a tie One of them showed her annoyance. She said that
wearing a cap and a tie was only suitable for a flag rising ceremony. So,
she was against the rule. Contrary to the girl’s opinion, the other
student was glad with it. He said that he didn’t mind with the new rule
because wearing a cap and a tie will make the students look great and like
real educated persons. The first student gave the reasons that they would
feel uncomfortable and hot. Moreover, the classrooms were not air
conditioned. The second said it wasn’t a big problem. He was sure that the
students would wear them proudly. They would surely be used to it any way.
- The two students are discussing …
A. the facilities in school
B. their homework
C. their uniform
D. their friends
E. their family
- The boy said that he agreed with the new rule in his
Which statement shows his agreement?
A. He was not annoyed.
B. He would not obey the rule.
C. He didn’t care of the rule.
D. He didn’t like wearing a cap and tie.
E. He didn’t mind wearing a cap and tie.
- The boy believed that all students would …
A. have a high spirit to study
B. solve their own problems
C. care for their environment
D. follow the new rule
E. feel uncomfortable
- Mira : Hi, Dad, I will be late home because the
committee will hold a meeting after class.
Father : It’s okay but you must go straight home after the meeting.
Mira : Don’t worry, Dad.
Mother : What did Mira say?
Father : She said that she would be late home today.
What is the most possible place where Mira is talking to her father?
A. a hall.
B. her home.
C. The office.
D. Her school.
E. A meeting room.
- Eka : Are you free today?
Lidya : Yes, what’s up?
Eka : Would you like to come with me to see the “Peterpan” show
Lidya : Thanks, I’d be delighted to. It’s my favourite band.
What are the speakers going to do?
A. To stay at home.
B. To see Peterpan show.
C. To arrange their free time.
D. To watch Peterpan at home.
E. To come to their friend’s house.
This text is for items number 21-25.
Many people now have a card which enables them to withdraw money from a
cash dispenser. You feed your card into the machine and key in your PIN
(Personnel Identification Number) and the amount of money you want If you
have enough in your account, the money requested will be issued to you up
to a dairy limit. Your account is automatically debited for the amount
your have drawn out.
Provided you have a sound credit, you can get a credit card from a bank
and other financial institutions. To obtain goods or services, you present
your card and sign a special voucher. When it receives the voucher, the
credit card company pays the trader (less a commission) and then sends you
a monthly statement. Depending on the type of card you have, you will
either have to pay in full or be able to pay part of what is owed and pay
interest on the balance left outstanding.
If you need to make fixed payments at regular intervals, e.g. for
insurance premiums, you can arrange a standing order (sometimes known as a
banker’s order) so that the bank will do this for you.
- If you withdraw your money from the cash dispenser the
amount of your money will … as you have drawn out.
A. become more
B. be credited
C. become lost
D. become less
E. be doubled
- The main purpose of the writer is to …
A. give the reader information about bank service
B. persuade die readers to have a credit card
C. check the customers’ account
D. explain to the reader how to use PIN
E. explain to the customers how to pay their employee’s salaries
- Which of the following is the main idea of the second
A. The credit card company pays the traders.
B. The credit card company sends you a monthly statement.
C. Banks and other financial institutions offer us credit cards to get
goods and services.
D. Other financial institutions help the banks to provide credit cards.
E. A voucher is the only way to buy goods.
- “Many people BOW have a card which enables them
______..” (Paragraph. 1).
“enables” means …
- If you have enough money in your account …
A. you can withdraw your money from a cash dispenser.
B. you have a special voucher.
C. the bank sends you a monthly statement.
D. you have paid special interest.
E. the type of card is acceptable.
- Tutut : Were you sleeping when I called you last night?
Indra : I went to the cinema.
From the dialogue we know that Tutut wanted to know if India … when she
C. was sleeping
D. has been sleeping
E. had been sleeping
- Mawar : This telegram is for my husband. He’s out on
duty. What do you recommend me to do?
Putri : Why don’t you ring him and tell him that a telegram’s arrived?
In the dialogue above, Mawar is asking for Putri’s …
- Mrs. Anwar : I heard that your son had won a
scholarship to Pajajaran University.
Mrs. Budiman : Yes, that’s right …. He never ignores our advice and
always studies hard.
A. I’m proud of him
B. I prided myself on his success
C. His pride would not let him down
D. I’m too proud to have been successful
E. He is a profile of a successful student
This text is for questions 29 to 32.
University of Cambridge
Do you plan to study abroad? Don’t hesitate. Welcome to Cambridge
University. Cambridge University, an institution of higher education, is
the second oldest university in Great Britain after the University of
Oxford. It is located in the city of Cambridge.
The University of Cambridge is a system of faculties, departments, and 31
independent colleges. You know, although the colleges and the university
are separate corporations, all are parts of an integrated educational
entity. The university examines candidates for degrees during their
residencies and at the conclusion of their studies. The colleges provide
their students with lodgings and meals, assign tutors, and offer social,
cultural, and athletic activities. Every student at the University of
Cambridge is a member of a college.
Let’s see its academic year. The academic year is divided into three terms
of approximately eight weeks each: Michaelmas (autumn), Lent (late
winter), and Easter (spring). Students required to study under supervisor
are usually members of the college’s faculties who maintain close
relationships with small groups of students in their charge and assist
them in preparing for university exams.
- The author’s purpose of writing the text is …
A. to review a particular education system
B. to commemorate a particular college
C. to define a particular academic year
D. to explain a particular way to study
E. to describe a particular institution
- Which of the following statements is TRUE?
A. The academic year is held in four seasons in a year.
B. Students in colleges are not members of the university
C. Students must not be in their residence during the terms.
D. The students of Cambridge University have holidays in summer.
E. University of Oxford is younger than University of Cambridge.
- The second paragraph tells the readers about …
A. an integrated educational entity.
B. social activities in the university.
C. the system in Cambridge University.
D. the examination for candidates’ degrees.
E. the criteria for the membership of the university.
- “The colleges provide their students with lodgings
and meals, assign tutors and offer …” (Paragraph 2).
The underlined word means …
A. dormitories used for studying in groups
B. places offered for doing some business
C. spaces needed for discussion
D. houses needed for taking a rest
E. rooms rented to stay in
Text for questions number 33-34.
We are announcing today that we are bringing the Milestone and Ever Green
brands even closer together. Effective as of December 5, 2005, our
official name will be:
GREEN MILES WEST
The substitution of “West” in our name-replacing
“California”- is the result of an agreement we reached with
California Gardening Association, following a protest over the original
use of “California” in our name. We hope this does not create
any confusion among our loyal consumers. While this represents a change
from our initial name introduction, it does not change the quality of
products we offer to our consumers.
- Which of the following statements is TRUE according to
A. The corporate offices were protested
B. The loyal consumers created an official name for the company.
C. There was a conflict between Green Miles West and Milestone
D. The quality of products will be different from the former products.
E. The name “Green Miles West” will be effective as of December
- “… it does not change the quality of the
products we offer …” (Paragraph 4).
The underlined word means …
B. lose erase
Text is for questions 35 to 38.
The Hen with the Silver Eggs
One day, in an 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.
- Paragraph 3 mostly discusses about …
A. the hen’s eggs
B. what the woman did to her hen
C. what the hen did for the woman
D. what the hen eats to lay more eggs
E. why the woman wanted to get more eggs
- The hen died because it …
A. ate nothing
B. ate too much
C. laid more eggs
D. was badly injured
E. was forced to lay eggs
- From the text we may conclude that the woman was …
- “If the hen could only be persuaded…. ”
The underlined word means ….
Questions number 39-41.
I recently took a trip to New Hampshire and had what I would call my first
genuine …. (39) hiking up a mountain. I’ve gone up hiking before but
this was without a doubt the best experience of my life. My friend, Sean
and Madeline … (40) some pictures during the trip. We need 2 hours
stright before we reached the summit. The strom clouds were heading right
toward us and you could actually see the rain falling from the cloud. It
was like a wall of water moving at an alarmingly … (41) pace ready to engulf
- A. experience
- A. Bought
- A. broke
- 1. You can make instant noodles with the help of
2. Finally, add any items that you want and serve the noodles
3. First, fill the bowl with 2 cups of water and the noodle
4. Microwave it for about three to five minutes.
5. Then, take noodles out of the microwave and pour the seasonings
6. After the microwave beeps, wait for three minutes in the closed
7. Next, stir the noodles until the seasonings dissolve.
The best arrangement of the sentences above is . .
This text is for questions 43 to 45.
Expanding wholesaler satisfactory and office equipment requires:
- A responsible accountant for director to run smoothly
the company finance with good salary and good working condition for good
Apply with curriculum vitae to:
Equipment World and Efficiency Work
PO Box 36 Whistle Woods UK
Equipment World and Efficiency Work
PO Box 36 Whistle Woods UK
- In which section would you likely read the ad?
A. Company for sale.
B. Office equipment.
C. Job vacancy.
D. Entertainment Guide.
E. Stationary and office.
- What position is offered in the advertisement?
D. Office staff.
E. Director assistant.
- Apply with curriculum vitae to Mrs. Barton.
What information should the applicant include in it?
A. Experience in managing a company.
B. A statement of salary wanted.
C. A prove of knowing about stationary.
D. A statement of responsibility.
E. A statement of education and work experience.
Pembahasan: The plan obtains carbon and hydrogen dioxide from the
atmosphere. Carbon dan hydrogen diambil dari atmosphere.
Pembahasan: Kata because of this (paragraf 3), maka sebabnya ada pada
kalimat sebelumnya: Much of this potential supply, however, is bound
tightly in forms that are not released to crops fast enough to give
satisfactory growth. Kata Much lebih cocok dengan kata most.
Pembahasan: pada kalimat pertama paragraf ketiga sudah jelas.
Pembahasan: paragraf kedua, contains sodium, iodine, and cobalt (3),
dilanjutkan kalimat berikutnya, silicon and alumunium (2). Jadi ada 5.
Pembahasan: obtain artinya mendapatkan (gets).
Pembahasan: Judul untuk jenis text Narrative itu 90% diambil dari tokoh
Pembahasan: actually (sebenarnya) rabbit ingin…
Pembahasan: yang paling tepat adalah honorable.
Pembahasan: kalimat pertama tidak ada dalam jawaban, maka kalimat
berikutnya yaitu very useful servant.
Pembahasan: Di Paragraf pertama tidak ada kata wild (liar) atau
Pembahasan: Tanpa melihat teks pun kita bisa menebak, bahwa belalai gajah
digunakan untuk beberapa keperluan kecuali push (mendorong), karena ia
mendorong biasanya dengan kepalanya atau badannya.
Pembahasan: peculiar artinya aneh (strange)
- C. Pembahasan:
poin A, B, D, menggambarkan bagaimana setting peristiwa yang pada intinya
penulis mendapat masalah dengan pacarnya.
Pembahasan: pada akhir paragraf kesatu, pacar Rio menyatakan bahwa pada
intinya ia tidak tidak bisa melanjutkan hubungannya dengan Rio.
Pembahasan: pihak keluarga perempuan ingin menjaga tradisi Karonese (lihat
pada kalimat yang ditanda kurung di dalam teks di atas)
Pembahasan: Pada kalimat pertama, mereka membahas tentang peraturan
sekolah yang mengharuskan memakai cap and tie. Topi dan dasi adalah bagian
dari Uniform (seragam).
Pembahasan: Jika boy setuju dengan peraturan, maka He didn’t mind wearing
a cap and tie.
Pembahasan: Masih ada kaitannya dengan soal 17 (boy yang setuju dengan
peraturan), maka ia yakin bahwa students would follow the new rule.
Pembahasan: Mira bilang bahwa setelah sekolah (class), berarti percakapan
terjadi di sekolah.
Pembahasan: Topik percakapan adalah tentang bagaimana merencanakan waktu
luang mereka. Melihat show Peterpan hanya alternative cara untuk mengisi
waktu luang yang ditawarkan Eka yang kebetulan disetujui oleh Linda.
Pembahasan: tanpa membaca text pun, jawaban paling logis, ketika kita
mengambil uang di ATM, saldo kita akan berkurang.
Penjelasan: Teks ini bergenre analytical exposition. Yang fungsinya adalah
Pembahasan: Dari kalimat pertama dapat kita pahami bahwa jawabannya adalah
Banks and other financial intituions offer …dst..
Pembahasan: enable them to withdraw money (membuat mereka bisa menarik
uang), makna terdekat adalah allows.
Pembahasan: Jika kamu punya saldo, maka (A)
- C. Pembahasan:
Past continous untuk menunjukkan pekerjaan yang sedang terjadi pada saat
pekerjaan lainnya terjadi di tengah-tengahnya (menyela).
Pembahasan: kalimat yang didahului “Why dont” maka
maksudnya adalah untuk memberi saran (advice)
- A. Pembahasan:
Kalimat tersebut ingin menunjukkan bahwa Mrs. Budiman bangga pada anaknya,
bukan pada dirinya sendiri seperti jawaban B/D.
Pembahasan: Teks di atas menggambarkan sebuah institusi (genre:
Descriptive), tidak usah ragu, langsung pilih E.
Pembahasan: The academic year is divided into three terms of approximately
eight weeks each: Michaelmas (autumn), Lent (late winter), and Easter
(spring), berarti summer libur.
Pembahasan: Kalimat pertama sudah dapat menggambarkan.
Lodging maksudnya adalah sebagaimana jawaban A. Di Indonesia semacam
Pondok Pesantren dengan sekolah formal.
Pembahasan: Pada paragraf 1 jelas tercantum dalam kalimat: “Effective
as of December 5, 2005, our official name will be: GREEN MILES WEST”
Pembahasan: Alter artinya merubah (change).
Pembahasaan: Paragraf 3 memaparkan tentang bagaimana wanita tersebut
memperlakukan ayam betinanya (hen) hingga mati.
Pembahasan: diberi makan terlalu banyak oleh wanita tsb sehingga mati.
Pembahasan: Wanita tersebut tamak (greedy)
- A. Pembahasan:
Kata yang paling mendekati memaksa adalah memerintah (dgn paksa)
Pembahasan: pengalaman pertama penulis mendaki gunung.
Pembahasan: take a picture (berfoto-foto/mengambil foto)
Pembahasan: Kata finally pada nomor dua adalah langkah terakhir.
Pembahasan: Pada bagian apa (misalnya di koran) kamu membaca ad/iklan tsb?
tentu pada bagian lowongan pekerjaan (job vacancy)
Pembahasan: posisi yang dibutuhkan adalah akuntant, jawaban E sebenarnya
sudah benar tapi ada kata assistant jadi tidak benar.
Pembahasan: Dalam membuat curriculum vitae unsur yang harus ada adalah
list pengalaman bekerja di perusahaan lain. Sementara jawaban B sampai E
adalah bagian yang harus ditulis dalam surat lamaran.
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