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Nina   : Putra, do you have any agenda tonight?

Putra  : No. What’s up?

Nina   : Can you come to my house this afternoon?

I need some help for the Mathematics homework.

Putra  : Yes, I will come at around 3. See you then.


How does Putra respond to Nina’s invitation?


A.   He acquires it.

B.   He refuses it.

C.   He ignores it.

D.   He rejects it.

 

Zaki    : Do you think it’s going to rain?

Maya  : ….We are going to watch a football match, aren’t we?


A.   I hope not.

B.   I’m not sure.

C.   I don’t think so.

D.   Yes, of course.

 

Rani   : Can’t you stay a little longer here?

Santi   : I’m sorry….


A.   I’ll be waiting for you here.

B.   Please come and see me.

C.   But I hope you’ll soon come again.

D.   But it’s time for me to leave.

 

You must study hard….you wouldn’t pass the exam.


A.   So

B.   But

C.   Otherwise

D.   Although


Look at the notice below.


PUT YOUR SHOES OFF BEFORE ENTERING THIS ROOM


What does the notice mean?


A.   We are not allowed to put off our shoes.

B.   We must enter the room with shoes.

C.   We can wear our shoes inside the room.

D.   We must leave our shoes outside.


The text is for questions no.6 and 7


ANNOUNCEMENT


To: All students


The school will organize a carnival to celebrate our school anniversary on Saturday 9th from 7 a.m until 2 p.m at Tunas Bangsa International School. There will be vendors selling Indonesian food and beverages, band festival, some contests such as website design, photography, information technology and automotive. There will be also challenging games and door prizes.


So, don’t miss this enjoyable day and help support the school in succeeding this event. For further information regarding this program, just contact the anniversary coordinator.


Why will the school organize the event?


A.   To sell Indonesian traditional food and beverages.

B.   To help support the school.

C.   To create enjoyable day for students.

D.   To celebrate the school anniversary.

 

Which of the following statements is correct?


A.   The event will last for about eight hours.

B.   There will be no competition in the event.

C.   The committee is available for the information.

D.   We may register for dancing contest.


Read the following text to answer questions 8 and 9.


 Nutrition Facts

 Serving Size 1 Cup (240ml)

 Serving Per Container 1

 Amount Per Serving

 Calories 210 Calories from fat 0    

 % Daily Value

 Total Fat 8g                      12%

 Saturated Fat 5g               24%

 Trans Fat                            0%

 Cholesterol 30mg             11%


What is the purpose of the text?

 

 A. To describe the product in detail

 B. To advertise the product to consumers

 C. To describe the product’s nutrition content in detail

 D. To tell the readers the characteristics of the product


How much does the food product weight per serving?

 

A. 7 ounces 

B. 8 ounces 

C. 8 grams 

D. 27 grams

 

Read the message below.


To: Leo Remember, you have an appointment to pick me up from school. I’ll be waiting for you in front of school. Be on time. Maya.


What will Maya do after her class over?

 

A. Remind Leo for visiting. 

B. Wait for her friend, Leo. 

C. Be on time at Leo’s school. 

D. Go to school.

 

Read the following text to answer questions 11 to 13.


The ancient town of Luang Prabang situated in northern Laos, sits on a peninsular at the confluence of two rivers, the Nam Khan and the famous, Mekong. Considered by many travelers and writers as being the heart of Laotian culture, the tiny town is encircled by mountains and is 700 metres above the sea level.

 

Luang Prabang is Laos’ premier tourist destination and Southeast Asia’s most beautiful spot and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995.  Luang Prabang was the ancient royal capital of the LanXang Kingdom until King Phothisarat moved the administrative seat to Vientiane in 1545.


The town of Luang Prabang owes its present name to the Pha Bang, a revered Buddha image (now in the Royal Palace Museum) which was brought to the town in the early 1500s.


Source:http://worldin1001view.com/beaches/historical-tourist-attractions-in-southeast-asia/,31.07/2016, 22:55


UNESCO chooses Luang Prabang as ….

 

A. world heritage site 

B. the administrative seat 

C. Laos' premier tourist destination

D. the ancient royal capital of the LanXang Kingdom

 

What might a tourist do after reading the text?

 

A. Observing the Buddha image. 

B. Planing to visit Luang Prabang. 

C. Reading about the LanXang Kingdom. 

D. Buying the Luang Prabang photograph.

 

 "...its present name to the Pha Bang..." (paragraph 3).


The underlined word refers to....

 

A. Royal Palace Museum   

C. LanXang Kingdom 

B. Luang Prabang    

D. Buddha Image

 

Read the text and answer question no. 14 to 16.


The Wind and the Sun


For a long time, the sun and the wind went on arguing about which of them was stronger. Just then, they saw a boy walking along the road bellow. He was wearing a coat. The wind suddenly had an idea.  He said,” Let’s see who can get the coat off that boy’s back.” The sun agreed.

  

The win started first. He blew as hard as he could. He blew from behind and he blew from in front of the boy. The harder he blew, the more tightly the boy held on to his coat to keep it from blowing away. After a while, the win gave up.

 

Then, it was the sun’s turn. It came out from behind the clouds and shone on the boy. The boy felt warm. It began to get hotter and hotter. Soon the boy could not stand the heat any longer. He took his coat off. The sun had won.

 

The boy took his coat off because of ….


A.    to entertain the wind   

B.     the heat of the sun 

C.     the warm of the cloud    

D.    the argument of the wind and sun


 “The sun had won.”

What is the opposite meaning of the underlined word?

 

A. Accomplished 

B. Lost 

C. Achieved  

D. Gained

 

From the text we can learn that we may be successful by being …

 

A. Strong  

B. Rude  

C. Polite  

D. Gentle

 

Read the text and answer question no. 17 to 19.

 

Joan got home late from work today, and she was very hungry. When she opened the refrigerator, she was upset. There was nothing to eat for dinner. Joan sat down and made a shopping list. She needed a head of lettuce, a bunch of carrots, a quart of milk, a dozen eggs, two pounds of tomatoes, a half-pound of chicken, and a loaf of bread.

  

Joan rushed out of the house and drove to the supermarket. When she got there, there wasn’t any lettuce.  There weren’t any carrots. There wasn’t any milk. There weren’t any eggs there weren’t any tomatoes. There wasn’t any chicken, and there wasn’t any bread.   Joan was so tired and upset. She lost her appetite then she drove home. She didn’t have dinner and went to bed.

 

What happened to Joan after going home from work?

 

A.   She was very angry.    

B.   She opened the fridge. 

C.   She sat down.     

D.   She was very hungry.

 

What did she find when she opened the refrigerator?

 

A.   She did not get anything.   

B.   She got eggs and tomatoes. 

C.   She got lettuce, carrots and chicken.  

D.   The fridge was broken.

 

What does paragraph two tell us about?

 

A. Joan was very tired and felt hungry. 

B. Joan found nothing to buy in Supermarket. 

C. Joan bought many ingredients in Supermarket. 

D. Joan rushed to the house.

 

Read the passage and answer the questions no. 20 to 22.


Flying fish can be seen jumping out of warm ocean waters worldwide. Their streamlined torpedo shapes help them gather enough underwater speed to break the surface and their large, wing-like pectoral fins get them airborne. Flying fish are thought to have evolved this remarkable gliding ability to escape from predators, of which they have many. Their pursuers include mackerel, tuna, swordfish, marlin and other larger fish. For their sustenance, flying fish feed on a variety of foods, including plankton.


There are about 40 known species of flying fish. Beyond their useful pectoral fins, all have unevenly forked tails, with the lower lobe longer than the upper lobe. Many species have enlarged pelvic fins as well and are known as four-winged flying fish.


The process of taking flight, or gliding, begins by gaining great velocity underwater, about 60 kilometres per hour. Angling upward, the four-winged flying fish breaks the surface and begins to taxi by rapidly beating its tail while it is still beneath the surface. It then takes to the air, occasionally reaching heights over 1.2 metres and gliding long distances, up to 200 metres. Once it nears the surface again, it can flap its tail and taxi without fully returning to the water. Capable of continuing its flight in such a manner, flying fish have been recorded stretching out their flights with consecutive glides spanning distances up to 400 metres.


Flying fish are attracted to light, like a number of sea creatures, and fishermen take advantages of this substantial results. Canoes, filled with enough water to sustain fish, but not enough to allow them to propel themselves out, are affixed with a luring light at night to capture flying fish by the dozens. There is currently no protection status on these animals.


Adopted from: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/fish/flying-fish/

 

Why do fishermen catch flying fish using light?

 

A. To calm the fish. 

B. To make the fish easy to catch. 

C. To attract other sea creatures. 

D. To make the fish more active.

 

From the text we know that ….

 

A. flying fish have many predators 

B. all flying fish have four wing-like fins 

C. flying fish are endangered species 

D. plankton are flying fish’s main food

 

“…begins by gaining great velocity underwater, about 60 kilometers per hour.” (Par. 4) 

What is the similar meaning of the underlined word?

 

A. Speed.  

B. Distance.  

C. Mass.  

D. Power

 

Read the text to answer questions no. 23 to 25.


Sumaryoko, who has public name Mark, holds a Bachelor of Education from the Institute of Teacher Training and Education (IKIP) Malang. Mark worked at a bank, then set Business Effectiveness Consultant, Exnal Corp. served as CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and Senior Consultant.


Mark was born in Makassar, March 6, 1966. He had a round face, slightly balding hair, pointed nose, and upright body. And he had words mainstay “it” and each time he finishes state the wise words he mentions “it”.


In 2015 Mark again won an award from the Indonesian Record Museum, MURI, as motivator with most Facebook Fans in the world. In the same year, he was selected as one of 8 People Change 2009 version Republika newspaper published in Jakarta. He previously hosted the show, Business Art, OK Channel. Then his name was more widely known by the public when he hosted the Golden Ways at a private national television. At this time Mark is known as one of the most expensive motivators in Indonesia. In 2003, he received an award from the Indonesian Record Museum, MURI, as the organizer of the seminar prize cars in Indonesia.

Taken from: Soal UN 2018


The intention of the text above is….

 

A. to tell that Mark won many awards. 

B. to explain about the Mark's talent. 

C. to inspire the readers with Mark's achievement. 

D. to tell how Mark becomes a popular motivator.

 

The following statements is not correct except….


A. Mark set Business before working at the bank.

B. Mark will have been fifty three years old in March this year.

C. Mark got one achievement in 2015.

D. Mark has never hosted the show, Business Art, OK Channel.

 

What is the main idea of the third paragraph?

 

A. Mark had most Facebook fans in the world. 

B. Mark received many achievements as a motivator. 

C. Mark became the most expensive motivator now. 

D. Mark worked at Citibank as a business consultant