Evaluasi Belajar Tahap Akhir Nasional
Tahun 1992
Bahasa Inggris

Read the text carefully!
The ants are very interesting. They have been running about everywhere. They seem very busy. They have been looking for food. When an ant finds something, it takes it to the nest. If one ant cannot carry it, it calls its friends to help.
Ants are social insects. They are like people. They live in families and build their own houses or nests. But a family of ants may consist of tents of thousands. Each, ant has its own work to do. There are hunters, workers, and soldiers. The hunters hunt for food for all the ants in the nest. The workers build the nest. Most ants make ‘their nest in the ground. The workers dig holes in the ground and make rooms. The soldiers guard the nests against the strangers and enemies. The workers and soldiers get their food from the hunters. The queen is a special ants. It gets special food from the hunters. It does not have to work. Its only job is to lay eggs,
(buku Paket B. Inggris 2b SMP)

The queen is a special ant. It gets special food form the hunters. The word “it” in the statement above refers to the …
A. queen
B. hunter
C. ants
D. food

X : What is the first paragraph about?
Y : It is about the …
A. life of the ants
B. ants can run everywhere
C. busyness of the ants
D. ants always help each other

X : What kinds of insects are the ants?
Y : They are … insect.
A. lazy
B. social
C. tame
D. wild

The soldiers guard the nest to … it from strangers and enemies.
A. look for
B. defend
C. hunt
D. keep

Read the text carefully!
The Indonesian Archipelago is the largest group of islands in the world. It extends between two continents, Asia and Australia. It also lies between two oceans- the Samudra Indonesia and the Pacific Ocean.
Indonesian’s 13.667 islands stretch 5,120 kilo metres from east to west and 1.770 kilometres from north to south. I The five main islands are Java, Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi and Irian Jaya.
Indonesia has a land area of 1,904,345 square kilometres. More than half of it is forested land a large part is mountainous, with 15 of the mountains are still volcanically active, One of history’s greatest volcanic eruptions, which killed thousands of people, occurred in 1883 on the island of Krakatau, which lies between, Java and Sumatra.
Indonesia is one of the most populous countries in the world. Its total population is 160 million. More than 60% of the population live on the island of Java.
The Indonesian population consist of more than 300 ethnic groups which speak 500 different languages, but most of them understand the national language, Bahasa Indonesia. The Indonesian government’s campaign to popularize Bahasa Indonesia at present can be seen through signs in public places and various offices which say “Use good Bahasa Indonesia correctly.” Indonesia’s Motto “Bhinneka Tunggal Ika”, which means Unity in Diversity, symbolizes the unity of the people in spite of their different ethnic and cultural origins,
(Buku Paket B. Inggris 3a SMP)

X : Why is Bahasa Indonesia important for the Indonesians?
Y : Because…
A. Indonesian people understand the Bahasa Indonesia
B. Bahasa Indonesia is our national language
C. Bahasa Indonesia is a very important language
D. The government encourages us to use the Bahasa Indonesia

The meaning of the Indonesia’s Motto is …
A. Unity in Diversity
B. Bhinneka Tunggal Ika
C. National Anthem
D. Indonesia’s flag

The main idea of paragraph three is about the …
A. Krakatau’s eruption
B. death of the people
C. forested land
D. mountain is still active

It also lies between two oceans – the Samudra Indonesia and the Pacific Ocean, (in paragraph one)
The word “It” here refers to …
A. the Indonesian Archipelago
B. group of islands
C. the two continents
D. the five main islands

Read the text carefully!
The Two Seasons In Indonesia
It was a hot afternoon. Ram and Her friend Janet were on a bus on their way to the swimming pool.
“It’s a lovely day. Just light for swimming. I’m glad we decided to go for a swim,” Janet said.
“I am too. But perhaps there*ire a lot of people at the swimming pool. I hope (= mengharap) the weather stays this way the whole afternoon. This is the beginning of the wet season and it’s difficult to predict the weather. Sometimes it’s nice and sunny, the suddenly it rains heavily,”
“When is the rainy season in Indonesia?”
“The. wet season it from November to April and it is followed by the dry season, which lasts from May to October. You know we have only two seasons in Indonesia,” Rani answered.
“Does it rain very hard during the wet season?”
“Yes, it does. But the heavy downpours are interspersed with periods of sunshine. It seldom happens that it rains or that the sky is overcast for days on end. Thunderstorms are frequent during the rainy season, and so are floods. And the heaviest rainfall is in December and January,” Rani explained to her friend.
“What’s the average rainfall for the whole country?” Janet .wanted to know.
‘It’s about 102 cm or 40 inches. But even in the middle of the rainy season the temperature ranges from 21 °C. to 60°C. or 70°F to 90°F in the coastal regions.. In the highlands it is cooler, of course.”
Just then the bus shopped and the two girls got off and walked to the swimming pool.
(Buku Paket B. Inggris 3a SMP)

Y : When does it rain most heavily?
Z : It rains most heavily in …
A. May and October
B. November and April
C. December and January
D. October and December

The main idea of the third paragraph is about the …
A. nice and sunny day
B. the heavy rainfall
C. beginning of the wet season
D. weather which is difficult to predict

It was a hot afternoon. Rani and her friend were on a bus on their way to the swimming pool, The word “it” in the statement above refers to …
A. season
B. weather
C. sun
D. moon

The heavy downpours are interspersed with periods of sunshine. It seldom happens that it rains or that the sky is overcast for days on end.
The word “overcast” Here means …
A. sunshine
B. not cold
C. cloudy
D. frequent

Read the text carefully!

Our world has more than 1,500,000 kinds of plants and animals. Unfortunately we have lost a great many of those species and we are afraid that we shall lose many more if we are not careful.
We can find none or only a small number of certain species of animals because people have been killing them. , They have done this either for food or just for fun.
As the population grows, more and more species are lost and many forests become plain. People build dams and cause the loss of certain kinds of fish. People build wide roads, airfields and all kinds of big buildings and cut animals off from their sources of food.
Factories of all kinds, as welt as ordinary people, throw away of all kinds into water: rivers, lakes, seas and oceans. Several kinds of waste contain poison. Although water can absorb or take away the waste, in some places water gets too much, Then the water becomes overloaded or polluted.
: The cutting down of forests, the continuous killing of animals and the polluting of rivers, lakes and seas are some of our greatest problems. Can we solve these problems? If we want to, we can.
Some. Asian countries have built national parks and wildlife reserves to protect endangered species. In some other countries, however, these things are difficult to do because the people there still need to hunt these animals for food.
We can help, our government by obeying hunting and fishing laws and growing new plants to provide food and shelter for wildlife.
( Buku Paket B. Inggris 3b SMP)

Y : Which paragraph tells us about the loss of certain species of fish because people build dams?
Z : I think it is in the … paragraph.
A. second
B. third
C. fourth
D. fifth

The main idea of paragraph six is about …
A. the cutting down of forests and animals
B. people, have been killing the certain species of animals
C. building national parks and wildlife reserve
D. growing new plants to provide food

The people in some other countries still need to hunt the animals for food. This statement is in paragraph …
A. three
B. four
C. five
D. six

We can find none or only a small number of certain species’ of animals because people have been killing
The underlined “them” here refers to. …
A. wildlife
B. species of animals
C. factories
D. buildings

Read the text carefully!

What is so special about the date? 11th June 1983 was the date when a total solar eclipse happened over Indonesia. But how did it happen?
It is interesting to learn how an eclipse happens. We .know that the moon goes around the earth, don’t we? Arid the earth goes around the sun, doesn’t it? When the moon .passes between the sun and the earth, the shadow of the moon falls on the earth. In this part of the earth people do not have sunlight. We call this a solar eclipse because we cannot see a part or the whole of the sun. in fact, a solar eclipse is not rare event, because it happens once every eighteen months. However, a total eclipse, that is, when the sun becomes totally dark, happens only Once in 350 years at any given place.
The 1983 total eclipse began at sunrise in the Indian Ocean. The shadow moved quickly across the ocean towards the east, and passed Java, bringing darkness right ‘in the middle of the day.
Partial eclipse Total eclipse
People did not dare to look at the sun during the eclipse. It is dangerous to look up at the sun because it may cause blindness. It is to look after our eyes, isn’t it?
(Buku Paket B. Inggris 3b SMP)

X : When does the shadow of the moon fall on the earth?
Y : When the …
A. moon passes between the sun and the earth
B. earth goes around the sun
C. moon goes around the earth
D. part of the earth is dark

In solar eclipse we cannot see a part or the whole of the sun. the information above is found in paragraph …
A. one
B. two
C. three
D. four

In fact; a solar eclipse is not a rare event, because it happens once every eighteen months.
The underlined “rare” here means …
A. special
B. common
C. unusual
D. everyday

The 1983 … eclipse was special because it lasted a long time.
A. total
B. whole
C. lunar
D. partial

Look at the picture.
Look at number 1.
This is his …
A. nose
B. cheek
C. chin
D. lip

Look at the picture.
Ani’s mother bought an expensive …
A. necklace
B. ring
C. pendant
D. bracelet

Ali always studies well. So he is … boy.
A. diligent
B. careful
C. friendly
D. polite

Mother wants to buy some vegetables. It means that she needs some …
A. cabbages, potatoes .and carrots
B. apples, bananas and grapes
C. salt, pepper, onion and cloves
D. sugar, coffee, tea and chocolate

The story of Sang Kancil is a …
A. fiction
B. novel
C. fable
D. science

Every … has the duty to defend his country.
A. parliament
B. department
C. president
D. citizen

It is always sunny in the dry season, “sunny” means …
A. having bright sunshine
B. feeling really cold
C. bringing a lot of cloud
D. having a lot of rain

X : Is the … of forests important for the future?
Y : Yes, it is.
A. population
B. pollution
C. collection
D. conservation

Some animals will not breed when they are kept in cages,
“breed” in this sentence means …
A. bring child
B. give birth
C. take a baby
D. need food

In Puncak Bogor is usually … In the morning;
A. sandy
B. sunny
C. foggy
D. muddy

Look! The children … in the yard now.
A. are playing
B. were playing
C. is going to play
D. has played

Ani : Where’s the magazine?
Tine : Are you talking to … ?
Ani : Yes, I am.
A. you
B. me
C. her
D. him

Ani doesn’t have to go to school, because she is sick. It means that Ani … go to school.
A. must
B. should
C. couldn’t
D. shouldn’t

Toni : … ?
Tedi : Three times.
A. How often do you have meals a day
B. How long are you going to stay here
C. How far is your school from the post office
D. How soon are you going:*p come

Miss Rina … us English since 1^9; V
A. was teaching
B. has taught
C. is going to teach
D. .taught

The students were having a test; Some of them were talking loudly.
The teacher said,”…!”
A. Be quiet
B. Speak up
C. Don’t do it.
D. Be quick

Look at the picture!
This car is. … that one.
A. as big as
B. different from
C. like
D. the same as

Look at the picture.
The boy … the tent is a boy scout.
A. beside
B. outside
C. behind
D. inside

I have two cats. One is male, … is female.
A. another
B. any other
C. the other
D. the others

You will help me later…
A. do you
B. don’t you
C. will you
D. won’t you

X : Is this Jalan Jambu?
Y : Yes, it is.
X : Where is Mr. Lutfi’s house?
Y : … I don’t know, Sir.
A. I’m sorry
B. Thank you
C. It’s over there
D. Oh, it’s good

X : May I borrow your pen?
Y : … Here you are.
A. Yes, it is
B. I’m sorry
C. Excuse me
D. Certainly

Dani : … to see the film at the Palaguna theatre?
Dian : Why not? I have nothing to do at home now.
A. Can you go with me
B. May I come with you
C. Let me go together with you
D. Shall I go with you

Andri : Good morning. Mr. Surya.
Mr. Surya : Good morning, Andri. How are you?
Andri : I’m fine. Thank you, Sir.
The underlined greeting above shows us that Andri met Mr Surya …
A. at about six a.m.
B. at about eight p.m.
C. in the afternoon
D. in the evening

Diana : Ami, I don’t think you’ve met Agus.
Agus, this is Arni
Agus : Hello, Ami
Arni : Hi, Agus,
The underlined utterance above means that… .Agus.
A. Ami apologized to
B. Ami was taking a leave
C. Diana invited Ami and
D. Diana introduced Ami to

Tina : Could Shave some more tea please?
Nike : Certainly. Here you are.
A. No, “thanks
B. Thank you
C. How about you
D. That’s all right

Yogi : … ?
Susan : Yes, very much. It’s very interesting.
A. Do you like collecting stamps
B. What is your hobby
C. Would you mind playing badminton
D. What do you think of country music

Irma : I didn’t go to school yesterday. I played; truant.
Mira : …
A. You should have done it
B. Oh, it’s a wonderful thing to do
C. You shouldn’t have done it
D. That’s very kind of you to do it

Ratna : Yanti!
Yanti : Hi, Ratna!
Ratna : Fancy meeting you here!
Yanti : Are you staying here, too?
The underlined utterance expresses that Ratna is …
A. disappointed
B. delighted
C. interested
D. surprised

Hetty : That’s a lovely dress, Ami. Is it new?
Ami : Yes, it is. It’s a present from my sister.
Hetty : The colour really looks nice on you,
Ami : Thank you.
The underlined utterance shows Hetty’s …
A. complaint
B. compliment
C. disapproval
D. greeting


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