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Prediksi Soal UN SMA/MA/SMK Bahasa Inggris+Listening Section TA 2013/2014

 on Friday, February 14, 2014  

Listening Section.

In this section of the test, you will have the chance to show how well you understand spoken English. There are four parts to this section, with special directions for each part.

Part I:  Pictures

Questions 1 to 3
For each item, there is a picture and four short statements about it on the tape. They are spoken        two times, and are NOT WRITTEN out on your test book, so you must listen carefully. You must choose one sentence – (A), (B), (C), or (D) – that best describes the picture. Then, on your          answer sheet, mark your choice.

Look at the picture and listen to the four sentences.
A.  The basket is made of a woven fabric.
B.  They shoot the ball to the basket.                     Sample Answer
C.  Some cakes are put in the basket.
D.  We need the waste basket to keep clean.       A      B       C      D

Choice (C) – “Some cakes are put in the basket” – best describes what can be seen in the picture. Therefore, you should mark (C) on your answer sheet.

Now let’s begin with picture number 1.




Part II .

Questions 4 to 7
In this part of this test, you will hear several question spoken in English, followed by three responses, also spoken in English. The question and responses will be spoken two times. They will not be printed in your test book, so you must listen carefully to understand what the speakers say. You have to choose the best response to each question.

Now listen to a sample question.

You will hear              :  “Will you be here this summer?”
You will also hear       :  A.  Yes, summer is my favourite season
B.  Yes, they will be here soon                                    Sample Answer
C.  No, I won’t. I plan to visit my family
                                                                                   A      B       C      D

Choice (C) – “No, I won’t. I plan to visit my family” – is the appropriate response to the question [Will you be here this summer?]. Therefore, you should mark (C) on your answer sheet.

Now let’s begin with picture number 4.

4.   Mark your answer on your answer sheet.
5.   Mark your answer on your answer sheet.
6.   Mark your answer on your answer sheet.
7.   Mark your answer on your answer sheet.

Part III : Short Conversation.

Questions 8 to 11
In this part of this test, you will hear several short conversations. The conversations will not be printed in your test book. You will hear the conversation two times, so you must listen carefully to understand what the speakers say.

In your test book, you will read a question about each conversation. The question will be followed by four answers. You have to choose the best answer to each question and mark it on your answer sheet.
You will hear              :  Girl   : Are you sixteen yet?
                                       Boy  : Not yet, but my birthday is in March
                                       Girl   : When in March?
                                       Boy  : It is March 20.

You will read              :  What do you learn from the conversation?
                                       A.  The girl is sixteen years old.
B.  The boy is twenty years old.                                  Sample Answer
C.  The boy was born in March.
D.  The girl’s birthday is March 20.                         A      B       C      D
Choice (C) – “The boy was born in March” – best answer the question [What do you learn from the conversation?]. Therefore, you should mark (C) on your answer sheet.

8.      What does the woman do?
A. He introduces himself.                                            
B. He introduces his friend.    
C.  She greats her new friend.                          
D.  She plays music in the studio.

9.      What does the girl do?
A. She watches TV.                                                                 
B.  She does nothing.
C.           She studies at night.               
D.  She goes with her brother.

10.    Where will the woman be on Sunday?
A.  Visit her grandparent.                                             
B.  Go to Solo Grand Mall.
C.           Go to wedding ceremony.     
D.           Come to her friend’s house.

11.    Which one is more interesting?
A.  She prefers coffee better than tea.                          
B.  She doesn’t like both of them.
C.           She chooses the brown.
D.  She likes the blue.

Questions 12 to 15
In this part of the test, you will hear several short talks. Each will be spoken two times. They will not be printed in your test book, so you must listen carefully to understand and remember what is said.
In your test book, you will read two or more questions about each short talk. Each question will be followed by four answers. You have to choose the best answer to each question and mark it on your answer sheet.

12.    What items does the store sell?
A.  Milk
B.  Soup
C.  Soap
D.  Shoes

13.    Where do we can find that shop?
A.  On the 1st  floor of Pekalongan Market.
B.  On the 2nd floor of Pekalongan Market.
C.  On the 3rd floor of Pekalongan Market.
D.  On the 4th floor of Pekalongan Market.

14.    What will you do if you see the girl with the physical features mentioned?
A.  To the police station                        
B.  To the playing area                          
C.  To the play station
D. To the policlinic

15.    In what year the girl was born?
A.  In 1989                    
B.  In 1990                    
C.  In 1991
D. In 1991
This is the end of the listening section

Reading Section
Questions 16 – 30 are incomplete dialogues.
Four choices marked A, B, C, D are given beneath each dialogue. You have to choose   the one that best completes the dialogues.

16.    Diva      : Do you have plan for tomorrow morning?
         Raka     : I don’t. Why?
         Diva      : . . .  to join me visiting Tom and Yeni in their new house?
         Raka     :  I’d have to. Let’s go there at around 7 p.m.
A.       Do you agree
B.        Would you like
C.        Don’t you think
D.       I am going with you

17.    Teacher      : Yudha, your speaking ability is really improving.
         Yudha       :  . . .  , Mr.Udin.
A.       It’s very kind of you
B.        Congratulation
C.        You look great
D.       Well done

18.    Guest               : I ordered two cups of coffee and some sandwiches and that was an hour ago.
         Receptionist    :  . . . .
A.       We will send your order to your room right now.
B.        It’s fine, Sir. You can wait a little bit longer.
C.        Please forgive us, Sir. We don’t like coffee.
D.       I am OK, Sir. I forgot about your order.

19.    Ronald   : What does your uncle do, Novita?
         Novita    : He is a postman, ….
A.       He delivers letters.
B.        He writes business letters.
C.        He collects application letters.
D.       He helps people to sign the letters.

20.    Receptionist       : Hotel Hilton. Can I help you?
         Caller                  : Yes, … for next Wednesday?
         Recep-tionist      : I’m sorry to inform you that all rooms have been reserved.
A.       I’d like to reserve a table.
B.        I need a help to go to my room.
C.        I’d like to reserve a double room.
D.        I’d like to confirm my reservation.

21.    Rafi           :   . . .   I need some sugar to my coffee.
         Waitress    : Sure, my pleasure.
A.       Would you get me some sugar, please?
B.        Would you take me some salt?
C.        Could you bring me it?
D.       Could you take it?

22.    Toni      : Have you decided what to order?
         Dwi       : No, I haven’t made my mind. What do you suggest?
         Toni      : I need something to quench my thirst.  . . .
A.       Can we have some soup?
B.        How about orange juice?
C.        How about ordering fried rice?
D.       Why don’t we have some hamburger?

23.    Naila          : I have to cancel my trip to Bali because of the situation. What do you suggest?
         Raihan       : If I  . . .  you, I would go to Pangandaran.
A.       am
B.        was
C.        were
D.       had been

24.    Bred       : Is it possible for you to pass the exam?
         Oliver     :…because I could answer the question easily
A.       I don’t think it’s possible
B.        It’s out of question
C.        I think it’s possible
D.       It’s impossible for me

25.    Harry      : Do you know how to operate computer?
         Ginny     : No, …… about operating the computer, because it’s very difficult
A.    I don’t think
B.     I am able to
C.     I am capable of
D.    I don’t know anything

26.    Rara        : What does your mother do every Sunday?
Ana        : She usually goes to the market because  . . . .
A.       she loves shopping
B.        her hobby is sewing dress
C.        she likes fishing very much
D.       her interest is reading books

27.    Operator     : Dewi Ratih Hotel. Can I help you?
         Chandra      : Good morning, . . .
         Operator     : I’m sorry he’s out now. May I have your name, please?
         Chandra      : This is Chandra.
A.       I want to see Mr.Andi.
B.        Can I help you Mr.Andi?
C.        I would like to meet Mr.Andi, please
D.       Could you put me through to Mr.Andi, please?

28.    Retno          : Where did you graduate from?
         Yossy          : I  . . .  my study in Gajah Mada University.
A.       finish
B.        finishes
C.        finished
D.       finishing

29.    Yudha       : Do you think Mrs.Lanny will come?
         Andi          :  . . . .  She is a punctual person. She never comes late. But look, it’s already 7.45. Already forty five minutes late.
A.       I don’t think so
B.        Yeah, I agree with you
C.        I think so
D.       Being late is her habit

30.    Stranger : Excuse me, …to the nearest  money changer?
         James      : certainly.
A.       May I help you to show the way
B.        Could you show me the way
C.        Could I direct you
D.       May I know where


In questions 31 – 35, each sentence has four words or phrases underlined. The four underlined words are marked A, B, C, and D. You have to identify the underlined words or phrases that should be corrected or rewritten.

31.  Accepting a job that is not within your career path will not give you the training for
               A                                                                  B
experience your need or want the better advice is to think carefully before accepting any
 position and make sure the job is one you want to have
32.  A  : Should I help you with your math?
                  A         B
B  : Sure, I appreciate it
                C                 D
33.  The robbers of CIMB Bank whom were suspected as terrorists had been shot last night.
                                                        A                                                       B
The operation was successfully held based on the information from community
                                              C                       D

34.   Boy :What does your sister look like?
                           A                             B                     
         Girl : Well, She has  tall, slim, and has long wavy hair
                                    C                                      D

35.   Son      :  Mom, there will be football competition at 5 o’clock. Should I go there with Willi?
                                             A                                                                    B
        Mother      :  All right. But  don’t  forget to finsh your home work first.
                                                       C                         D

Business letter
Questions 36 - 38 refer to the following business letter.
Text Box: September 13, 200_

Ms. Macy Marker
78 Bedford Place
Brighton, LA 78906

Dear Ms. Marker
 I am pleased to confirm that Central Gas will install all necessary gas mains, service, and metering at your residence at 78 Bedford Place. The total price is $8,765. Per our previous agreement, work on your order is contingent upon our receipt of a $3,000 deposit.
 Service to your home will be opened once we receive a signed copy of the contract for installation of your in-home equipment.
 For your information, any equipment your purchase through a certified contractor can be financed through Central Gas and paid for in monthly installments on your gas bill. Your installation contractor has details.
 On behalf of Central Gas, thank you for choosing Central Gas as your energy supplier.

Brenda Hill
Brenda Hill
Marketing Department

36.   When does Central Gas say that installation can begin?           

        A. Immediately
        B. In a few weeks
        C. After receipt of payment
        D. After Ms. Marker signs a contract

37.   Who can provide Ms. Marker with information on financing?

        A. Any bank
        B. Brenda Hill
        C. A finance company
        D. Installation contractors
38.   What financing can be arranged?
        A. A home equity loan
        B. An interest-free personal loan
        C. A gas company loan
        D.            A contractor loan
Question numbers 39 - 41 refer to the following instruction

Curry Soup. Please follow the directions carefully.
Empty contents of this packet into soup bowl
Add boiling water until desired consistency is reached
Stir well
Cover and let stand for five minutes
Eat immediately to ensure maximum taste and nutrition
Do not reheat
Variation: add less water to make a thicker stew. The serve over rice
Optional: add dried fruits or nut for more flavorful soup

39. Where would this text be found?
A.    on the restaurant menu
B.     on a package label
C.     in a cook book
D.    in a magazine

40. What must be added to make the soup?
A.    Fruit and nuts
B.     Curry powder
C.     Milk
D.    Water

41. According to the text, what will happen if the soup is not eaten immediately?
A.    it will be unsafe to eat
B.     it will lose its flavor
C.     it will become thin
D.    it will change

Question numbers 42- 44 refer to the following chart.

We asked 120 CEOs in Australia which local industry has the best prospect for growth next year. This is how they responded:

42. What is the best title for this chart?
  1. Australia’s Economy Structure
  2. Australian CEOs Rate Industry for Growth
  3. Australian CEOs look at the Global Economy
  4. Australian CEOs what fields do They Work in?

43. Which of these industries do Australian CEO think will grow the least next year?
  1. Banking
  2. Tourism
  3. Manufacturing
  4. Information Technology

44. The synonym of the word ‘growth’ is….
  1. Global Economy
  2. Development
  3. Success
  4. Plan
Question numbers 45 - 47 refer to the following information

Barack earned his law degree from Harvard in 1991, where he became the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review. He there returned to Chicago to practice as a civil rights lawyer and teach constitutional law. His advocacy work led him to run for the Illinois State Senate, where he served for eight years beginning in 1996. While in Illinois State Senate, Barack served as chairman of Public Health and Welfare Committee. In 2004, well into his U.S Senate campaign, Barack wrote and delivered the keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston, and became a rising U.S politics. A few months later, he was elected to the senate with a landslide 70%n of the vote. Four months into his senate career, TIME magazine named him “one of the world’s most influential people,” calling him “one of the most admired politicians in America”. Barack formally announced his candidacy for the 2008 presidential election in Springfield on February 10, 2007.

45. His last career is as…
A.    politician
B.     president
C.     lecturer
D.    lawyer

46. From the above biography, we know that Barack’s education background was in…
A.    governmental science
B.     educational science
C.     politics
D.    law

47. A few months later, he was elected to the U.S Senate with….” The following words are the synonym of the word “elected” except…
A.    voted
B.     selected
C.     nominated
D.    represented
Question numbers 48 - 50 refer to the following information

The Incas used to be a large empire of 990,000 km2 in Peru of South America. Their city was high up in the Andeans mountains. They were well known for their great wealth, especially gold. This great empire was unfortunately destroyed in an attack by the Spaniards who were searching for their famed gold. Although this empire existed way back in 1493, it was not backward but complex and well organized.
The empire was ruled by the Sapa Inca, lord of the world, son of the sun. He owned everything in the empire-the land, soil, gold and even the people. The people, therefore, had no freedom.
Boys and girls were to live a life of obedience, and tradition. They began working in their ayllu or family groups. The rule was ama sua, ama illua, ama shekila, which means, “do not steal, do not lie, do not be lazy”
Despite this difficult way of life, the Incas were very skilful. They constructed drainage system and underground water reservoirs. Their buildings were made from huge stones. These were cut to fit perfectly together so that no mortar was needed. Their rope bridges were so strong that even horse could gallop across them.
The Incas had no written language. Information was recorded on knotted strings called quipus. These were also used as calculators. Strong and healthy young boys were chosen as chasquis or courier to carry messages from one place to another.

48. The text mainly tells about….
  1. Chasquis
  2. Sapa Inca
  3. The Incas
  4. Spaniards

49. How was the empire destroyed?                                  
  1. The empire was destroyed by huge stone
  2. It was destroyed by well-organized ayllu
  3. The empire was ruled by the Sapa Inca
  4. It was attacked by the Spaniards

50. Information was recorded on knotted strings called quipus. These were also used as calculators (paragraph 5). This underlined word refers to…
  1. Languages
  2. Calculators
  3. Strings
  4. Quipus

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