SOAL TRY OUT UTS II SMP KLS VIII B.INGGRIS 2012-2013
LEMBAGA PENDIDIKAN CENDIKA
Jl.Barata, Tritihwetan, Jeruklegi, Cilacap
Jl. Anggrek No 3 Cilacap
UJI KOMPETENSI TENGAH SEMESTER
SEKOLAH MENENGAH PERTAMA KELAS VIII
I. CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER A, B, C or D!
Text is for number 1-5
Hello, I am Anika. I am 14 years old. I like going to a mall because I am very interested in fashions. Besides going school, I also take a sewing course. I want to be a costume designer someday.
Last Sunday I went to ‘Istana Mode’ on Jalan Ahmad Yani Cilacap. I went there by motor cycle with my sister, Anika. We arrived at Istana Mode at 10.15 in the morning. It took only 15 minutes to go by motor Cycle from house in Gumilir to Istana Mode Cilacap.
My sister bought a dress and I bought a T-shirt. There were many people shopping there last Sunday. After feeling tired, we went home. On the way home, we dropped in a meat ball seller. We enjoyed the meat ball very much.
We arrived home at 1.25 p.m. it was a hot and tiring day, but we felt very happy that day.
1. Why does Amelia like going to a mall?
a. Her hobby is shopping.
b. She is a futuristic girl.
c. She has much money.
d. She is interested in fashions.
2. What does Amelia want to be in the future?
a. Costume designer. C. Model
b. Professional sewer. D. bakso seller
3. How did she go to Istana Mode?
a. By car. C. By city bus.
b. By motor cycle. D. By bicycle.
4. How long does she need to go from her house to Istana Mode?
a. 10.15 minutes. C. 14 minutes.
b. 1.25 minutes. D. 15 minutes.
5. What time did Amelia and her sister leave for Istana Mode?
a. 1.25 p.m C. 15 p.m.
b. 10.15 a.m d. 10 a.m.
Read this notice below!
6. The notice is suitable for the following, except….
a. drivers c. biker
b. motor riders d. sellers
This text is for number 7-8
To : All students of grade VIII
You are supposed to gather in the school hall at 12.30 on Saturday, February 23th for preparing the study tour to Jakarta. Don’t miss it.
Who gives the announcement?
a. The writer did c. Mr. Hartono did
b. The teacher did d. All students did
8. What is the meaning of the word “hall” in the text?
a. A large room c. a garden
b. A classroom d. a yard
9. Fajar – music- last Sunday – studio – played – afternoon – in – a.
The best sentence is…..
a. On Sunday played music Fajar in a studio afternoon.
b. Fajar played music in a studio last Sunday afternoon.
c. In a studio played music last Sunday afternoon Fajar.
d. Fajar last Sunday afternoon played studio in a music.
Read the text to answer no 10-14
Once upon a time there was beautiful girl called Sarah, who lived with her step mother. She was a very domineering, greedy and egoistical woman and hated Sarah a lot.
One day when her father was working outside, the step mother hit Sarah and expelled her from the house. She went outside and walked far away from the house. Suddenly she saw a big melon. She used to go out of the melon and get her food.
One day the prince visited the farm and saw the big melon. “Cut this melon I want to eat it” The prince said. The guards started to cut the melon but they heard a sound from it. Sarah said “Don’t cut me please! They were all surprised for this situation the prince said “Who are you? Don’t fear, please come out. “After that she came out and he fell in love with her. She told him her story so the prince decided to marry her and they lived happily ever after.
10. What is the purpose of the text?
a. To tell Sarah’s experience.
b. To give information about Sarah and the prince.
c. To entertain the readers about the story of a beautiful girl and the prince.
d. To persuade people to do something.
11. Who was the pretty girl?
a. A step mother. c. A prince.
b. Sarah. d. A father.
12. How was her step mother?
a. She was very kind.
b. She was very great.
c. She was very excellent.
d. She was very cruel.
13. Which paragraph is the orientation?
a. Paragraph 1. C. paragraph 2
b. Paragraph 3. d. Paragraph 1 and 2.
14. What is the main idea of paragraph 2?
a. The step mother hit Sarah.
b. Her father was working.
c. Sarah was expelled from the house.
d. She saw a big melon.
15. My mother promised me to ….. for the daily needs at the new big department store.
a. Shop c. go out
b. See d. look around.
This text is for number 16-17
|To : Amita
Ami, are you free this afternoon? If you are, would you join me to the mall? We could do window shopping. How does it sound?
16. What is the short message about?
a. Marry’s invitation to go window shopping.
b. Marry’s invitation to buy something in the mall.
c. Amita’s invitation to go window shopping.
d. Amita’s agreement to go window shopping.
17. “ we could do some window shopping”
What does the underlined phrase mean?
a. Buying the goods displayed in the shop window.
b. Looking for the goods displayed in the shop windows.
c. Looking at the goods displayed in the shop windows.
d. Selling the goods displayed in the shop windows.
Read this dialogue!
Teacher : Students, tomorrow is Sunday. What about going on a picnic?
Students: ……18……., sir. Where will we go?
Teacher : Just around our Cilacap to relax for some time.
Students:Ok, sir. ……..19…… to Jatijajar cave?
Teacher : Ok, I agree with you.
18. What is the most suitable expression to fill in the blanks?
a. No, sir. We are busy.
b. Sorry, I have no money
c. Yes, that’s good idea.
d. What a silly idea.
19. The best expression to ask for an opinion is…..
a. Let’s hurry c. How are you?
b. Be ready d. What about going on
20. Lea : …………………..the way to the post office, please?
A man : Yes, sure. Just go along this street. It is about 200 meters from here.
Lea : Thank you so much.
a. Can I help you c. Do you need help
b. Would you repeat d. Could you tell me
Read the text to answer no 21
On Sunday, we went to the zoo. First, we went to see the monkey cage. The monkeys were eating bananas. They threw the banana skins on the floor. One little monkey looked at us. It hid behind this mother. I did not see the monkey’s father until suddenly it appeared slowly from behind a tree.
Then, we went to the bear cage. The bears were not shy. One huge male bear walked towards the food. We could see that the bear was starving by the way it finished the food.
One the way out, we saw some ducks walk slowly from their pond towards some food. They ate the food and returned to the water.
21. a. What is the purpose of the text?
b.What did they see at the zoo?
c. How did they know that the bears were hungry?
22. a. Where does we usually see this notice?
b.Who is the notice for?
Read this letter to answer no 23
|Jl. Mawar 23 February 6th, 2012
Dear Mrs Zully.
23. a. Who was absent two days ago?
b.what was the matter with him?
24. a. X: ……………does she go to the market a week?
Y: She goes to the market three times a week.
b.P: ……………..has Doni studied in Australia?
Q: He has studied threre for about three years
25. Arrange these sentences into a good paragraph.
1. I went to there by bus.
2. In the middle of the trip, the bus stopped.
3. My bus departed at seven o’clock sharp in the morning.
4. Last week, I spent my holiday in Jakarta.
5. Then I saw the driver’s assistant got off the bus.
6. After he returned, he told me and the other passenger that there was a road accident and the police already handled it.