Evaluasi Belajar Tahap Akhir Nasional
Tahun 1995
Bahasa Inggris

Wacana 1
It was five o’clock on Sunday afternoon. Irwan and Mira wanted to go to Andi house. Audi is their cousin. Irwan wore his brown trouser and white shirt. Mira wore her green dress. They rode their bikes to Andi’s house.
“Hello, Aunt Tina,” they said when they arrived.
“Hello,” Mrs. Wijaya said, “I think Andi is expecting you. He is in the living room working on his stamps.” Irwan and Mira went into the living room.
“Hi, Andi,” they said.
“Hi, Irwan. Hello Mira. Come in. Sit down and look at my stamps. I have some new ones,” said Andi. He showed his stamps to his cousins.
“Oh,” said Irwan. “You have some good ones. How long have you collected them?”
“I’ve collected them since last year. My father’s office receives letters from other towns, and other countries. So he often gives me stamps,” said Andi.
“I like this one, Andi,” said Mira. “It’s from India.”
“Yes,” said Andi. “Uncle Ahmad has given stamps to me. He is in New Delhi now. He has been there for two years,”
“Have you had stamps from Africa yet?” asked Irwan.
“No, I haven’t had any yet. But I’d like to get some.”
“I can give you some,” said Irwan.
“Thanks, and I can give you stamps from India,” said Andi.
“That’s fine,” said-Irwan. “Then we can trade some stamps.”
The children talked about their stamps for a while. Irwan and Mira went home at 5.30 p.m.

When did Andi start collecting stamps?
A. A year ago
B. Two years ago
C. Since his father letters from overseas
D. Since his uncle went to India

“Yes,” said Andi. “Uncle Ahmad has given the stamps to me.”
From the sentences above we know that Andi is Mr. Ahmad’s …
A. brother
B. cousin
C. niece
D. nephew

Andi’s hobby is collecting stamps.
We can also say that Andi is …
A. a philatelist
B. a stamp corrector
C. a stamp trader
D. an employer

Wacana 2
One day Tomy was walking home from school. He saw a man coming put of a shop. The man was carrying a lot of things. He was walking toward his car. Suddenly something feel from his pocket. Tomy saw it, but the man did not.
Tomy ran and picked up the thing. It was a wallet.
“Sir!, you dropped your wallet,” Tomy called. The man stopped and turned round.
“You dropped your wallet,” Tomy repeated. “Here it is. It fell from your pocket when you were walking.” Tomy gave him the wallet.
“Oh, thank you very much,” the man said.
“It’s all right,” Tomy answered. The man opened the wallet and took out some money. “Here, this is for you,” he said. Tomy refused saying “I don’t want the money, I just wanted to help you.”
The man smiled and said, All right, I am not going to give you away any money, but please, let me take you home. “All right,” Tomy said and got into the car. In the car they talked about Tomy’s school. Tomy was telling him about his friends when they arrived.
“This is my house,” Tomy said. “Won’t you come in?” The man went with Tomy into the house. He met Tomy’s parents and told them what happened.
Tomy’s parents were very proud of their son.

What was Tomy doing at the beginning?
A. He was-taking a wallet.
B. He was carrying a lot of things.
C. He was coming out of a shop.
D. He was walking home from school.

‘Tomy was telling him about his friends when they arrived.”
The word “they” refers to …
A. the man and Tomy’s father
B. the man and Tomy
C. Tomy arid his friends
D. Tomy and his parents

Who told Tomy’s parents what had happened?
A. Tomy
B. The man
C. Tomy’s friend
D. The man’s friend

Wacana 3
Indonesia has some of the richest forests in the world. The total area of forested land is approximately 120 million hectares.
These forests have existed for millions of years and they have much to offer us. They are important for their products, such as timber, rattan (= rotan), resin (= damar) etc. They are also important for keeping the soil fertile. The eaves of the forests trees fall to the ground and become humus. The humus is fertilizer for soil. The forests are also important for preventing soil erosion and floods. The roots of the trees prevent the soil from being washed away by the rain.
Some years ago the forests in Indonesia looked from !the air like an unbroken carpet of green. Today there are a lot of bare patches (= bidang tanah) where trees have been cut down and cleared. The trees have been cut down for timber. Forests are cleared for farms, mines and settlements. In some areas the destruction is continuing at a rapid rate, if we do not stop this, our forests will be by the end of this century.
Our government realizes this and has taken some steps to prevent the destruction. Some regulations have been issued (dikeluarkan) to protect the forests. In addition, reforestation projects are being carried out. The project are as important as other big development project. It is our duty, as good citizens to help the government carry these programs successfully,

What will happen if the cutting down of the forests trees continues?
A. The government will issue some regulations
B. The forests will be washed away by the rain
C. The leaves of the, trees will fall to. the ground
D. The forests will be gone by the end of this century

The main idea of paragraph 3 is …
A. The unbroken carpet of green
B. The destruction of the forests
C. The cutting down of the forests
D. The clearing settlements for the farms and mines

Which sentence is “not true according to the text?
A. Forests keep the soil fertile
B. Trees prevent soil from erosion and flood
C. The government lets the destruction continues
D. People cut down the trees for farms and settlements

It is our duty as good citizens to help the government carry out “these” programs successfully.
These refers to …
A. Reforestation projects
B. development projects
C. regulations
D. steps

… forested land is approximately 120 …” (see paragraph 1)
The underlined word above means …
A. about
B. almost
C. more than
D. fewer than

Wacana 4
Every country has its great men and ;women who are remembered for what they have done for their country. One of the Indonesia’s great men is Dr. Mohammad Hatta. He was a man with a deep love of his country and his people.
Dr. Mohammad Hatta was born in Bukittinggi on 12th August, 1902. While still in Junior High School in Bukittinggi he became interested in politics and joined the League of Young Sumatrans.
He left Bukittinggi to study in Batavia. Then he went to the Netherlands, where he studied economic and gained a doctorate. During his stay there he was active in the Nationalist Movement. Because of his activities he was arrested. At this trial he presented 10 a brilliant (= cemerlang) defense and acquitted.
In 1932 Hatta returned to Indonesia. He joined a political organization called, “Pendidikan National Indonesia”. One of its goals (= tujuan) was to develop political awareness among the Indonesian people. His activities again led to his arrest. The colonial government exited him to Boveri Digul, and later to Banda Neira. Shortly before the Japanese invasion he was brought back to Java.
When Japanese surrendered in August 1945, Soekarno and Hatta proclaimed Indonesia’s independence. Hatta became the first Vice President of The Republic of Indonesia.
In 1956 Hatta resigned as Vice President and devoted himself to writing. On 14th March, 1981 Dr. Mohammad, Hatta died in Jakarta. But people will always remember him as a great statement of Indonesia.

“Mohammad Hatta’s presence was unwanted by the colonial government.” this information is found in paragraph …
A. two
B. three
C. four
D. five

The word “there” in “During his stay there he was active in the Nationalist Movement”, refers to …
A. Batavia
B. Bukittinggi
C. Banda Neira
D. The Netherlands

How old Was Mohammad Hatta when he died?
He was … years old.
A. fifty four
B. fifty six
C. sixty nine
D. seventy nine

In line 1, what does “they” refer to?
A. Their activities
B. Their countries
C. Indonesian people
D. The great men and women

What is the third paragraph about?
It’s about the time when Mohammad Hatta …
A. studied in the Netherlands
B. became the first Vice President
C. proclaimed Indonesia’s independence
D. Joined the League of Young Sumatrans

Wacana 5
Have you ever heard about the seasons in Europe, Japan or America? They have four seasons in a year. They are spring, summer, autumn and winter. In spring the flower are flourishing, during the autumn, leaves and flowers fall from the trees. Then in winter there is snow everywhere. The weather is very cold. They have to wear heavy coat, and heed many facilities. When summer comes they will be very glad. They like to go to the beach go for a picnic or take a vacation. People wear light and colourful dresses.
In Indonesia we only have two Hinds of seasons; those are rainy season and dry season. If the sun is in the north of equator the wind will blow from Australia continent, It doesn’t carry much water. There is dry season in Indonesia, from April to October, the farmers usually plant the second crops, like: beans, potatoes, corn, onion and vegetables. When the sun is in the south of equator the wind blows from Asia continent through the wide ocean. It will carry much steam air, and there begins rainy season in our country. The farmers will be very glad. They can plant rice in the field; the flowers are flourishing and many kinds of fruit are produced.
During rainy season sometimes rain; falls heavily. Heavy rain can bring the flood. The government have to work hard to prevent the flood.

What do the people do in dry season?
A. They plant rice
B. They go to the beach for a picnic
C. They wear light and colourful dresses
D. They plant potatoes, corn, onion and vegetables

What’s paragraph 2 about? It’s about …
A. the seasons in Indonesia
B. the Australian continent
C. the Indonesian farming
D. the agricultural product

Why are people very glad when summer comes?
Because …
A. they can see the flowers flourishing
B. they can wear heavy and colorful coats
C. they can see leaves and flowers fall from trees
D. they can do everywhere for a picnic or a vacation

It doesn’t carry much water, (lined 8, 9)
The word “It” refers to …
A. the farmer
B. the wind
C. the season
D. the plant

X : “How much is a tin of magazine”.
Y : “Two thousand rupiahs”.
X : “May I …?”
Y : “No, it is fixed price”.
A. trade
B. bargain
C. change
D. exchange

Didi is very … now, so he has to stay in bed for a week.
A. bad
B. sick
C. tired
D. well

A … is a person who likes to collect many kinds of stamps.
A. librarian
B. postman
C. philatelist
D. secretary

Syukri is … boy because he always tells the truth.
A. an honest
B. an unkind
C. a naughty
D. a stubborn

Biology is Irwan’s favourite subject.
He likes doing … in the laboratory,
A. examination
B. experiment
C. invention
D. specimen

When we are going camping, first of all we have to find the camp site, in the field. The italic word means …
A. a place for sleeping
B. a place to go away
C. a place to make fire
D. a place for camping

After a two week ceasefire, the battle broke again. “Ceasefire”, means a period of time … .
A. to stop fighting
B. to begin fighting
C. to start attacking
D. to stop debating

Look at the picture!
The two men are the athletes of …
A. boxing
B. fighting
C. hurdling
D. wrestling

contains a list of all the books in the library.
A. article
B. catalogue
C. edition
D. reference

You will know the Indonesian … after visiting the zoo.
A. fauna
B. flora
C. forests
D. scenery

Ira wants to write a letter, but she doesn’t have … paper.
A. much
B. a lot of
C. any
D. a little

A : “Did you go last night?”
B : “No, I didn’t go … I stayed at home.”
A. somewhere
B. anywhere
C. nowhere
D. everywhere

X : ” … . do you visit your grandparents?”
Y : “Once a year, every Lebaran Day.”
A. How fast
B. How long
C. How soon
D. How often

Doni: “Do you want apples … oranges, Tom?”
Tom : “Apples, please.”
A. and
B. but
C. with
D. or

I received a letter from someone, but I … it yet.
A. have been reading
B. haven’t read
C. hadn’t read
D. am reading

X : “Do you have some money?”
Y : “Yes, I bring this money … an English book.”
A. buy
B. buys
C. bought
D. to buy

Someone knocked at the door when Mr. Amir was teaching.
Mr. Amir said to one of his students,” … please.”
A. Close the door
B. Open the door
C. Go away
D. Come in

Wati doesn’t play golf, and neither does Susi.
It means …
A. both Wati and Susi don’t play golf
B. Susi plays golf, but Wati doesn’t
C. only Wati doesn’t play golf
D. Susi plays golf

“Was he delighted … the news?”
A. to hearing
B. to hear
C. heard
D. hears

You will pass in the coming exams if you … harder,
A. study
B. will study
C. are studying
D. have studied

Vicky : “Would you like to come to my sister’s wedding party next Sunday* Mr. Jones?”
Mr. Jones : “That’s very kind of you, but I don’t think I can. Have, a nice party,”
Vicky : “Thank you, Sir.”
The italic expression is used for …
A. asking people to do things
B. asking for information ‘
C. introducing people
D. inviting people

Student “Can you lend me an English book?”
Librarian “Of course, just a minute, here you are.”
Student . “Thank you very much.”
Librarian ” … ”
A. I’d love to
B. We’d be glad to
C. Never mind
D. You are welcome

Leo : “Well, Lisa I’m afraid I’ll late.”
“/ think I have to go now. Good bye.”
Lisa : “Okay, Leo. Thanks for your coming.”
The italic expression shows …
A. agreement
B. disagreement
C. invitation
D. leave-taking

Manager : “Have you typed the letter for Mr. Hadi?”
Secretary : “No, Sir. I completely forgot … for my absent mindedness.”
Manager : “Never mind. Will, you do it now, please?”
Secretary : “Certainly, Sir?”
A. I do apologize
B. I’m sorry. I’m late
C. Please, don’t worry
D. Thank you very much

A : “Where shall we go for the weekend?”
B : “What about going to the movie?”
A : “That would be lovely”
The italic utterance shows …
A. an apology
B. an agreement
C. a leave taking
D. a pleasure

Find the building. Study the map.
Go straight along Jalan Pagaralam. Pass the first crossroads. Continue along that road until you come to a fork (or Y Junction) in the road. Take the fork to the left. Walk along Jalan Pagardewa, over the crossroads. Continue along that road till you reach the T junction. The building that you are looking for is on the left hand corner. What building is it?

Complete the following sentence based on situation. Mira usually buys some rice at the market. Two days ago … at the supermarket.

Rearrange the following sentences into a good para-graph.
− His favourite sport is football.
− Deny is a healthy boy who likes sports very much.
− He usually practices it there on Sundays.
− So he joins a youth football club in Senayan.

Rearrange these words into correct sentences.
a. mine – are – Ani’s glasses – different from,
b. cows – more – than – elephants – walk – slowly.

Ratna : “You see the boy wearing a T-shirt over there, Rin?”
Rini : “Yes, why?”
Ratna : “Doesn’t he look cute? he is my boyfriend”.
Rini : “are you kidding? Herman is my cousin.”
Ratna : “Oh really”
How does Ratna feel to know Rini’s explanation?


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