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  1. 1. ULANGAN HARIAN AKHIR SEMESTER 2 Mata Pelajaran : Bahasa Inggris Kelas / Program : 11/IPA-IPS Hari/Tanggal : Senin / 06 Juli 2012 Waktu : 07.30 – 08.30 WIB ( 120 Menit )Choose the best answer and Cross your answer!!Text 1 Crime is a serious problem in big cities. And it is getting worse every year. This is whatpolice departments around the country said in their reports last week. There were morerobberies and murders this year than last year. The subways are more dangerous. The streets aremore dangerous. You may not even be safe in your own home. Why is the problem so serious now? This is not an easy question to answer. There may not be asingle answer. Many problems together seem to make cities so dangerous. One of the problems is money. To fight crime a city needs police officers, cars and guns. Thesecost a lot of money. But right now cities do not have much extra money. So there are not enoughpolice officers, cars and guns for the cities. Another problem is drugs. Crime studies show that many criminals use and sell drugs. Afterthey start taking drugs, they want to have more. But drugs are very expensive. So these peoplemay sell drugs to other people to make money. Or they may steal money to get more drugs. there is an even more important cause of crime. Cities have rich and poor neighborhoods. Inthe poor neighborhoods, the schools are often very bad. Jobs are hard to find. Manx youngpeople dont have much hope for a better life. They only know one way to make a better livingfor themselves. That way is to sell drugs or steal. So. some of these young people becomecriminals. It is not going to be easy to change these crime problems. We must first change many of thelaws about drugs and guns. We much change the way cities spend their money. We must alsobegin to make changes in the neighborhoods. Until then, the crime problem will not go away. Andwe will live our lives in fear.1. What is the type of teh text?? a. report
  2. 2. b. News item c. Description d. Hotatory Exposition e. Analitical Exposition2. What does the third paragraph tell us? a. Crime can be caused by the lack of extra money b. Crime can be caused by police officers c. Cities Don’t have much extra money d. a lot of money are needed to by guns and cars e. we have to find a lot of money to solve the crime3. The subway are moredagerous ( par 1 ) The underlined words means............................. a. make us careful b. have to be careful c. cause more accidents d. have more passees-by4. What does the text tell us about? a. The life in big cities b. police department c. police officers and gun d. crime in cities e. the drug problemText 2 Excellent Carrier Opportunity Health & Life Care product Proffesional For National Sales Manager Positiona. age 30-35 years old & active in english or mandarinb. Graduated S1 min. GPA = 3.0 from reputable universityc. Min 3 years experience involving the same fieldd. Lead & Train the sales team
  3. 3. 1. Promote product awareness 2. Develop new market, generate sales & active sales target 3. willing to travel within IndonesiaCandidate Interested in Challenging Position :Please send your application letter, CV . Recent Photograph ( 4x6 )contact telephone number, within two weeks after this advertisment to Graha Ajidharma Jl.Danu Sunter Selatan Block O/V Kav. 25-26 Sunter Agung Podomoro Jakarta Utara 14360 The following are tthe requiremennt to apply for position above. exept................ a. can speak English b. graduate from S1 from reputable university c. at least have three years experience involving the same field d. age 30-35 years old e. can read english and mandarin6. Which is true according to the text? a. The company needs production managers b. the company sells health and life care product c. the applicants must be able to speak mandarin only d. a young man whose age 25 years old can apply for the position e. after one week of advertising, the applicant cannot send their application letterText 3 ONCE WHEN a Lion was asleep a little Mouse began running up and down uponhim. This soon wakened the Lion, who placed his huge paw upon him, and opened his bigjaws to swallow the mouse.”Pardon, O King,” cried the little Mouse: “forgive me this time, Ishall never forget it: who knows but what I may be able to do you a turn some of thesedays?” The Lion thought this idea of the Mouse being able to help him so funny, that he liftedup his paw and let him go.
  4. 4. Some time after, the Lion was caught in a trap. The hunters who caught him wantedto carry him alive to the King. So they the Lion to a tree while they went in search of awaggon to carry him on.Just then the little Mouse happened to pass by, and seeing the sadplight which the Lion was in, went up to him and soon gnawed away the ropes that bound theKing of the Animals.soon after the little had finished gnawing away the ropes, he aksed thelion to run away.7. Paragraph three mainly tells that.......................... a. the little mouse asked for forgiveness b. the hunter carried the lion alive to the king c. the lion was tied to a tree by the hunters d. the little mouse could prove that he could help the lion e. From the first, the lion believed in what the little mouse said8. What did the little mouse do to prove his words? a. he would never forget the lion b. he tried hard to help the lion c. he ran up and down upon the lion d. he asked for apology tto the king of the beast e. he tied the lion to the tree so that the hunters could carry himText 4 That Phone is Off Soon after he left college, Dave found one of his uncles who was very rich and had nochildren of his own died and left him a lot of money, so he decided to set up his own real estateagency. Dave found a nice office. He bought some new furniture and moved in. he had only been therefor e few hours when he heard someone coming toward the door of his office. “It must be my first customer” Dave thought. He quickly picked up the telephone andpretended to be very busy answering an important call from someone in New York who wanted to buya big and expensive house in the country. The man knocked at the door while this was going on. He came in and waited politely forDave to finish his conversation on the phone. Then the man said to Dave; “I am from the telephonecompany and I was sent here to connect your telephone”9. What is the purpose of the text?? a. to entertain and share the story
  5. 5. b. to retell an event with a humorous twist c. to comfort the readers with that something d. to persuade the readers that something e. to decribe something10. What is the generic structure of the text? a. orientation, description b. orientation, event,twist c. orientation, even, reorientation d. orientation, complication, resolution,twist e. orientation,twist,re orientation11. dave suddenly became a very rich man because.................... a. he inherited his uncle’s money b. he worked hardly c. he had no children d. he got a present from his uncle e. he worked in his uncle’s huouseText 5 Please, Eat, Coat!One evening Nasreddin was invited to a party. As a good neighbour, he surely would come to theparty. He chose the clothes that looked old. He chose it because it was his favourite.When he arrived at the party nobody greeted and welcomed him. Even the host did not offer him anyseat. Then he went home quickly. He changed his old clothes with the new and most beautiful ones.Then he went back to the party.At that time everybody was warm to him. Everybody greeted him with a nice smile. Even the hostoffered him the best seat and table with the best food and drink.Nasreddin sat for a while and stood again. Suddenly he put off his clothes. There were onlyunderclothes left on his body. The other guests were very surprised. So was the host.He put the coat on the food on the table. He said, "Please, eat, coat. Its for you."The other guests were wondering why he did so. One of them asked, "What are you doing, Nasreddin?Are you crazy?""No, Im all right. Im asking my coat to eat. Do you still remember, when I came here in old clothesnobody greeted me. And the host didnt offer me any seat or food. But when I come with this beautifulcoat now, everybody greets me warmly. The host offers me the best food and drink. So, the host givesthe food and the drink to my coat, not to me," he replied calmly.12. When he arrive in the party, nobody looked at him and nobody gave him a seat because? a. nobody liked him
  6. 6. b. he was poor man c. he didnt bring money d. he went to party by wearing old clothes e. he went to party by wearing clohes13. Nassarudien repplied calmly. the synonym calmly is? a. quickly b. composedly c. panicly d. nerveously e. fastlyText 6Jl. SenopatiYogyakartaJanuary 12, 2008Dear Tina, Sorry, i haven’t written to you for so long. i moved a new offfice last month, and i’ve beenreally busy getting setlled. it’s nice office, much bigger than the old one. it has three floor. i am on the first one. it hasten rooms, my room is in the corner. the wall color is blue, so it always looks fresh. the office is in a strategic place with a shopping center just down the street. on the samestreet, three are supermarket, some quite good restaurants and some stores. i really enjoy working here. some over and have a look some times.lovejean14. The letter tells Tina about................................ a. Jean’s apology b. the description of jane’s new office c. jean moved into new office d. the description of jane
  7. 7. e. the office is very nice15. The purpose of the text is.............................. a. to tell readers about past even b. to inform the way something is done c. to decribe a particular place d. to describe a paticular person e. to persuade readers to move into new office16. What part of letter is “Dear Linda” ? a. Heading b. Solution c. Introducing d. Closing e. Personal Goal17. The paragraph of the letter tells us about...................... a. Jean’s anxiety b. Jean’s congratulating c. Jean’s introduction d. Tina’s apology e. Jean’s invitationText 7 “ Once upon a time hawk fell in love with hen. the hawk flew down from the sky and asked thehen, “ hen, Won’t you mary me?” The hen loed the brave, strong hawk and wishes to mary him. but she said. “ i cannot fly ashigh you can. if you give me time, i may learn to fly as high as you. “ then, we can fly together. the hawk agreed. before he went away, he gave the hen a ring. “ this is to show that you havepromised to marry me, “said the hawk.
  8. 8. so it happened that the hen had already promised to marry a rooster. so, when the roosterknew the ring. he became very angry. “throw that ring away at once! didn’t you tell the hawk that youhad already promised to marry me?” shouted the rooster. then he was so frightened at the rooster’sanger. the she threw away the ring immediately. when the hawk came the next day, the hen told the truth. the hawk was so furious. he cursedthe hen. “ why didn’t you tell me earlier? now, you will always be seratching the ................, and i’llalways be flying above you to catch your children?” said the hawk. the curse seems to have come true.18. Why couldn’t the hen say “ yes right away? a. because she did not love hawk b. because she had no ring exchange c. because she had to learn how to fly as high as the hawk d. because it would make rooster angry e. because she had promised to marry a rooster.19. The hawk flew down from the sky and asked the hen, “ won’t you marry me?” ( paragraph 1 ) What does the underlined utterence mean? a. the hen wanted to marry the hawk b. the hen refused to marry the hawk c. the hen agreed to be hawk’s wife d. the hawk proposed the hen to be his wife e. the hawk wanted to marry the hen at the sky20. Why was the rooster angry when she saw the ring?? a. the hen had betrayed him b. the hen had stolen his ring c. the hen didn’t wear her won ring d. the ring was not good for the hen e. the ring was too small for hen
  9. 9. 21. What can we learn from the story? a. take care of our children b. keep our promise c. love one another d. lisen to other e. marry soon22. When the hawk came the next day, the hen told him the truth The underlined word can be replaced by........................... a. reality b. goodness c. honesty d. possibilty e. strenghtText 8 the influence of the building of block of unit in park across the bond street. firstly, it is nice park and if you wreak it and build a block of units, there will be no playingground for chiildren of any age who live in the area near the school. secondly, there are lovely trees in park. birds perch on their branches and people can hearthem singing and chirping. however, if you wreek it and build a block of units, there will be no singingand chirping birds anymore. thirdly, my school is oppsite of the park, sometimes my teachers take the children there to dosome exercises. if you wreek it and build a block of units, there will be no place to do some exercises. therefore Mr. Mayor makes sure you don’t build the block of units, and try to stop thebuilders.23. Which is true according to the text? a. There are some advantaages of building the block of units b. there are some disadvantages of building the bock of units.
  10. 10. c. there are no influence of building the block of units to adults d. building block of unit is needed by the students e. doing exercise can be done in the block units24. After reading the text we know that the writer is................ a. a football player b. a headmaster c. Mr. Mayor d. a teacher e. a student25. What are the suggestion of the writer? a. not build the block of unit and try to stop the builders b. to build the block of unit and not to try to stop the builders c. to build a new park near the school d. to do some exercises in the other places e. to make a field to attact the children26. The writer mention some.........................of his disagreeing of building a block of units. a. advantages b. efforts c. possibilities d. reasons e. benefits27. Firstly, it’s nice park and if you wreak it... What does that underlined word means................... a. repair
  11. 11. b. keep c. destroy d. build e. replace28. The organization of the text is.................. a. Thesis – arguments – reiteration b. Thesis – arguments – recomendations c. identification – description d. orientation – series of events – reorientation e. Goal – Materials – steps29. PLEASE KEEP THE DOOR CLOSED The notice means.............................. a. we are not allowed to let the door open all times b. we are prohibited to enter the room c. we have to take another door to enter the room d. we are not permitted to open the door e. we are not allowed to let the door close all time30.the text above is called............................. a. adverstisment b. announcement c. brochure d. poster e. banner