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  • 1. ULANGAN TENGAH SEMESTER GASAL SMP SUB RAYON 05 PURWANTORO TAHUN PELAJARAN 2012 / 2013 Mata Pelajaran : Bahasa Inggris Hari / Tanggal : Rabu, 17 Oktober 2012 Waktu : 07.30 – 09.30 WIB ( 120 menit) Kelas : IX ( SEMBILAN )PETUNJUK UMUM :1. Tulislah lebih dahulu nomor, nama dan kelas Anda !2. Periksa dan bacalah soal-soal dengan teliti, sebelum menjawabnya!3. Laporkan kepada pengawas Ulangan Tengah Semester, apabila ada tulisan yang kurang jelas, rusak atau jumlah soal kurang!4. Dahulukan soal-soal yang Anda anggap mudah!5. Apabila ada jawaban yang anda anggap salah dan anda ingin memperbaiki, coretlah dengan dua garis lurus mendatar pada jawaban yang anda anggap salah, kemudian berilah tanda silang (X) pada huruf yang anda anggap benar. Contoh : Pilihan semula Dibenarkan A B C D E A B C D E X X X6. Periksalah pekerjaan anda sebelum diserahkan kepada Pengawas Tes SELAMAT MRNGERJAKANPETUNJUK KHUSUSI. Choose the best answer by crossing a, b, c, or d!This text is for no.1 – 5 What is a Kangaroo? A kangaroo is an animal found only in Australia, although it has a small relative,called a wallaby, whichlives on the Australian island in Tasmania and also in New Guinea. Kangaroos eat grass and plants. They have short front legs, but very long and very strong back legs andtail. These are that they use for sitting up and for jumping. Kangaroos have been known to make forward jumpsof over eights meters, and leap across fences more that three meters high. They can also run at speeds over 45kilometers per hour. The largest kangaroos are the Great Gray Kangaroo and the Red Kangaroo. Adults grow length of 1.60meter and weigh over 80 kilos.Kangaroos are marsupial. This means that the female kangaroo has an external pouch on the front of her body.A baby kangaroo is very tiny when it is born, and it crawls at once into pouch where it spends its first fivemonths of life1. How far can a kangaroo jump ? A. less than three meters C. only five meters. B. not more than three meters D. Over eight meters2. What is the external pouch of the female kangaroo for? It is for …. A. The food supply for the first baby kangaroo. B. The place to give protection to the female kangaroo. C. The baby kangaroo to stay there for five months. D. The kangaroo to give a birth for the first time.3. “what is the main idea of paragraph one ? A. Wallaby is the small relative of kangaroo. C. Kangaroo is only found in Australia. B. Kangaroo also lives in Tasmania and New Guinea. D. Kangaroo is smaller than wallaby4. “”This means that the female kangaroo has an external pouch on the front of her body”(paragraph 4). What does this refer to A. Marsupial. C. Female B. Pouch D. ExternalRead the following text to answer question 5-7 EXCELENT BLOUSE SILK, FIXED PRICE, IMPORTED, LIMITED DESIGNED
  • 2. 5. What is the text about? It is to ……. about/of the blouse A. Gives some information C. Explains the quality B. Describes the benefit D. Tell how to get 6. Can we bargain it? A. Yes, we can C. No, You can‟t B. Yes, she can D. No, We can not 7. Silk, fixed prices. The underlined word means…. A. Cost C. Fee B. Account D. FareRead the following text to answer question 8-10 ANNOUNCEMENT For : Students of grades VIII and IX The school holds a story telling Competition on 28 October at the school hall For more information and registration , contact Zahra at the Student’s Association office.8. The announcement above is for students of ………….. A. Grade VII and IX C. Grade VIII and IX B. Grade IX D. Grade VII and VIII9. What do you think about Zahra ? She is a …. A. participant C. teacher B. committee D. student of grade VIII10. . … contact Zahra at the Student‟s Association office. The underlined word has the same meaning with ….Read the following text to answer question 11-14 HOW TO MAKE PENCIL BOX Materials: An empty plastic bottle of mineral water A sharp cutter A piece of white or colorful paper Paint Glue Steps: 1. Wash the plastic bottle and make sure it’s clean when you use it. 2. Cut the bottle into two halves. Be sure you use sharp cutter. 3. Wrap the bottle with piece of white or colorful paper. 4. If you use plain paper, use paint to make drawing on it. 5. Your pencil box is ready to use.11. What is the purpose of the text above? A. To describe the use of a plastic mineral water B. To describe about how to make a pencil box C. A plastic bottle and pencil box D. Recycled of bottle12. What must we do after we wash the plastic bottle? A. Make sure it‟s clean when you use it C. Cut the bottle into two halves B. Wrap the bottle with piece of white or colorful paper D. Use paint to make drawing on it.13. The word steps has same meaning with word… A. ways C. Ingredients B. try D. Rule14. What do we use paint for / A. to cut the plastic bottle C. to make drawing on a white paper B. to clean the plastic bottle D. to wash the bottleRead the following text to answer question 15-17
  • 3. Whales are sea-living mammalThey therefore breathe air but cannot survive on land. Some species are very large indeed and the blue whale,which can exceed 30m in length, is the largest animal to have lived on earth. Superficially, the whale looksrather like a fish, but there are important differences in its external structure: its tail consists of a pair of broad,flat, horizontal paddles (the tail of a fish is vertical) and it has a single nostril on top of its large, broad head. Theskin is smooth and shiny and beneath it lies a layer of fat (blubber). This is up to 30 cm in thickness and servesto conserve heat and body fluids.15. What is the purpose of the text above ? A. to describe whales in specific C. to explain how whales breathe B. to retell about the whales‟s life D. to describe whales in general16. What does the text mostly about ? A. whales c. whale‟s tail D. whale‟s skin D.whale‟s fat17. They therefore breathe air but cannot survive on land . The bold type word “They” refers to…. A. mammals C. paddles B. blubbers D. whalesRead the following text to answer question 18-20 Dear Emily, How are you doing ? remember me ? We met at Smutzer Primate Museum in Ragunan Zoo, Jakarta last month. I’m really glad that you chose my country to spend your vacation. Sorry, I can’t enclose our photos here, because you know, my youngest brother, Irfan, has deleted them. I had not kept them yet in the camera. Here, I give you some photos of Irfan’s birthday. We celebrated it by having lunch together. You can see my big family. My mom roasted three big fish for us and we had hot chili sauce of sambal to eat with that roasted fish, Hmmm yummy ! How about your activity this semester ? You’re in class 11 th , right ? I want to know about Victoria. I want to be your penpall, so I can improve my English and you can improve your Bahasa Indonesia too. Okay, that’s all for the first letter. I’m looking forward to hearing for you. Send my love to your mom and grandma. Bye… Your pall, Mirda18. The writer‟s purpose of writing this letter is………. A. To get a photo C. To go to Victoria B. To have penpall D. To tell her experience19. Where is Emily studying now ? A. In an Academy C. In a Junior High School B. In a University D. In a Senior High School20. “We celebrated it by having lunch together”. What does the underlined word refer to ? A. Emily and Mirda C. Mirda and her youngest brother B. Mirda‟s youngest brother D. Emily and her youngest brotherRead the following text to answer question 21-25 Pollution is contamination of Earth‟s environment with materials that interfere with human health, thequality of life, or the natural functioning of ecosystems (living organisms and their physical surroundings).Although some environmental pollution is a result of natural causes such as volcanic eruptions, most is causedby human activities. There are two main categories of polluting materials, or pollutants. Biodegradable pollutants are materials,such as sewage, that rapidly decompose by natural processes. These pollutants become a problem when added tothe environment faster than they can decompose. Nondegradable pollutants are materials that either do notdecompose or decompose slowly in the natural environment. Once contamination occurs, it is difficult orimpossible to remove these pollutants from the environment. Pollution also has a dramatic effect on natural resources. Ecosystems such as forests, wetlands, coral reefs,and rivers perform many important services for Earth‟s environment. They enhance water and air quality,provide habitat for plants and animals, and provide food and medicines. Any or all of these ecosystem functionsmay be impaired or destroyed by pollution.Microsoft ® Encarta ® 2009. © 1993-2008 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 4. 21. What is the purpose of the text above? A. to give information about the pollutants B. to describe the pollution in general C. to give steps how to decompose the pollutants D. to tell a description of pollution22. The following information isn‟t available in paragrap 2… A. Biodegradable pullutants become a problem when it is faster than they can decompose B. Ecosystems perform many important services for the environment C. It is difficult to remove the pollutants from the environment when it is contaminated D. Nondegradable pollutants decompose slowly in the nature23. What helps the biodegradable to compose? A. seawage C. natural process B. chemical process D. Ecosystem24. What is the main idea from the paragraph 3? A. Human activities give much influences on the environment B. Pollution has a big effect to natural recources and ecosystem C. Biodegradable pollutants decompose rapidly by natural process D. the result of natural causes also the pollution25. “They enhance water and air quality, provide habitat….” ( the last paragraph ) The underline word has the same meaning as…. A. decrease C. improve B. reduce D. deductiveRead the following text to answer question 26-27 MIXED ICE (ES CAMPUR) Ingredients : ½ of avocado 3 tbs of condensed milk 1 can of coconut water and coconut shavings some ice cubes How to make it : 1. Cut the avocado into small pieces 2. Put ice cubes into the glass 3. Fill ½ of the glass with some coconut water and coconut shavings 4. Add the sliced avocado 5. Add the condensed milk on the top of avocado26. The text tellsis ready to be served 6. MIXED ICE you ……….. Taken from: A. about avocado C. how to eat Mixed Ice B. how to mix ice D. how to make Mixed Ice27. How much coconut water and coconut shaving do you need ? A. 1 glass C. ½ glass D. ½ can D. ¼ glass28. You need 3 tbs of condensed milk. The underlined word is the abbreviation of ………… A. spoon C. teaspoon D.tablespoon D. cupRead the following text to answer question 29-31 To : Fajar Please meet and pick up your sister at the school before noon. I can‟t as I must attend an important meeting at the office. Thanks Amir29. Why does Amir send this message? A. He wants to cancel his meeting C. He wants to pick up Amir‟s sister B. He must meet Fajar at the office D. He wants Fajar to pick up his sister30. What does Fajar come to the school for? Fajar comes to school to pick up …. A. Fajar‟s sister C. Amir‟s sister B. Fajar‟s friend D. Amir31. “I can‟t as I must attend …”. The underlined word means... A. present C. meet B. visit D. come
  • 5. Read the following text to answer question 32-35 MAGAZINES Magazines are interesting reading material. They are another type of printed mass media. Magazines containnews, articles, entertainment, puzzles, horoscopes, etc. Like newspapers, magazines also have advertisements to attractreaders. They are also easy to get from news agents, shops, newsboys, or subscriptions. Magazines look rather like newspapers, but there are important differences too. They are usually published weekly,biweekly or monthly. The paper size of a magazine is smaller to that of a newspaper’s, but a magazine often consists ofmore pages, so it is thicker. Magazines are bound and covered like books.32. What is the purpose of the text above? A. to describe magazines in general C. to tell about magazines in the past B. to tell how to make magazines D. to entertain the readers33. We can get a magazine in many ways or many places below, except … A. newsboys C. drugstore B. subscriptions D. Newsagents34. What is the main idea of the second paragraph ? A. Magazines are bound and covered like books B. They are usually published weekly,biweekly or monthly C. The differences between magazine and newspaper D. The paper size of a magazine is smaller to that of a newspaper’s35. They are usually published …”(par.2) What does the underlined word refer to? A. newspapers C. advertisements A. magazines D. newsagentsRead the following text to answer question 36-39 RHINOCEROSES Rhinoceroses are wild animals which live in the forest. They have large heavy bodies. Their skins are very thick.They have horns on their noses. Their weight can be more than 2.250 kilograms for each. Rhinoceroses eat grass. They have so good muscle structures that they can run and change directions very fast.They can sprint at 56 km an hour. Rhinoceros have been reported to enter campsites at night, they scatter smolderinglogs of fire, and then peacefully walk away. Rhinoceroses dont have very good eyesight for distance. The woodpeckersalways accompany them. They give them warning system. Rhinoceroses are hunted for their horns. They are used to make traditional medicine. The rhinos are listed as endangered on the Red List of Threatened species.36. How do rhinoceroses know their enemies? A. Rhinoceroses dont have very good eyesight C. They have so good muscle structures B. The woodpeckers always accompany them D. The woodpeckers give warning system37. “…and then peacefully walk away.” ( paragraph two ) The word peacefully has the same meaning with…… A. calmly C. quietly B. serenely D. Excitely38. They give them warning system ( the last sentence of the second paragraph ) What does the underline word refer to ? A. woodpecker C. logs of fire B. rhinoceroses D. good eyesight39. Based on the text, which one of the following statement is incorrect ? A. Rhinoceroses dont have very good eyesight for distance. B. Rhinoceroses can run and change directions very fast C. They have two horns on their noses. D. The rhinos are listed as endangered on the Red List of Threatened species.Read the following text to answer question 40-41 Dear Kartika Our sincere Congratulations on your success as The Best Washington City Journalist 2009. This will support you to write more articles. The manager and staff of Moonlight Publisher
  • 6. 40. What does Kartika do? She is a … A. staff C. manager B. journalist D. publisher41. The text is written in order to … A. congratulate Kartika on her success. B. inform people about the best journalist. C. tell people to congratulate Kartika. D. invite people to come to the Moonlight publisher.Read the following text to answer question 42-43 Dear Tomi, Our aunt Maria got an accident this morning. She is waiting for the operation in Harapan hospital now. It is scheduled at 10 am. Our family will be waiting for it there before ten. Don’t be in hurry as you’re out of town. She’s going to stay in the hospital for days after the operation. Tina,42. The text tell us about…. A. Tina ask Tomi to come to the hospital soon B. Tomi ask Tina to come to the hospital soon C. Tina ask Tomi to wait in the hospital D. Tina ask Tomi to stay in the hospital43. Who did get an accident this morning ? A. Tina C. Tomi’s aunt B. Tina’s father D. Tomi’s motherThe text for number 44-47The cheetah is the …………(44) animal on land. It can run 100 kilometers an hour. It is nowrare and is one of the animals which is in danger of extinction. The cheetah …. (45)asmall head and ears, and long, powerful legs. It always hunts and ………(46) its prey onopen ground. This is a different way of hunting from the other “big cats.” They like tostay in and near trees to catch their prey. The cheetah is also different from othercats …………(47) it cannot draw in its claws.44. A. . fastest C. largest B. smallest D. slowest45. A. are C. has B. have D. is46. A. chases C. is chasing B. chased D. has chased47. A. but C. although B. and D. because48. Arrange the jumbled sentences into a good paragraph. 1. Elephants talk to each other. 2. They have the largest brains of any mammal. 3. Elephants are the largest land animals on earth. 4. Researchers have discovered more than 50 different types of calls that they use to communicate with each other. 5. They use them as tools to sweep paths, to scratch themselves, to swat flies, and to draw in the dirt. 6. Their trunks are strong enough to pick up trees but sensitive enough to pick up a flower. The best arrangement of the sentences above is … A. 3 – 2 – 4 – 1 – 6 – 5 C. 3 – 2 – 1 – 4 – 6 – 5 B. 3 – 1 – 2 – 4 – 5 – 6 D. 3 – 4 – 1 – 2 – 6 – 5
  • 7. 49. Arrange these jumbled words into a good sentence ! Stop – illegal – please – our – logging – always – from – forest 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 A. 1 2 5 6 7 4 8 3 C. 1 7 4 8 2 5 3 6 B. 3 6 1 5 2 7 4 8 D. 3 6 12 5 7 4 8 50. Arrange these jumbled words into a good sentence ! because – cancelled – game – of – the – was – the lightning 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 A. 5 3 6 2 1 7 4 C. 5 3 2 6 1 4 7 B. 5 3 6 1 2 4 7 D. 5 3 6 2 1 4 7II. ESSAY51. Show your admiration of these following statement a. People can die when the cobra bites him b. Everyone sing „nenekku pahlawanku”52. Combine these sentences using Adjective Clause a. I will introduce you a friend . He runs a successful business b. The novel is very good I am reading it53. Change into Passive Voice a. Agustine writes a letter to her grandma b. My mother made a cake yesterday54. Arrange these jumbled words into a good sentence ! a. Cat – small – yellow – old – clever - round b. black – big – round – handsome – young – boy55. a. Maya needs a computer to finish her task Maya needs an internet connection to support her work b. Internet is important for us Internet is necessary to useBahasa Inggris IX / UTS / Gsl / SR 05 / 12/13
  • 8. Bahasa Inggris IX / UTS / Gsl / SR 05 / 12/13