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Latihan Soal Ujian Semester 1 (UAS) Bahasa Inggris SMA Kelas 12


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Mulai Latihan :


Mr. Hasan Renaldi
PT. Jaya Sentosa
Jl. Hasanudin 73
Makasar

Dear Mr. Hasan Renaldi,

In response to your letter of December 20, 2015 we apologize for the error in shipment. We are sending immediately the additional 500 boxes of glossy photo papers, that were not included in the shipment.

We value our relationship with your company, and we regret the inconvenience. You can be assured that this will not happen again in the future. We also enclose some catalogues of our new products.

Sincerely yours,
Hilman
Manager of order Department
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We know from the text that the first shipment was …
A. Not complete
B. Not insured
C. Damaged
D. Wrong
E. Late


The Dangers of Typing SMS while Driving

The popularity of mobile devices has had some dangerous consequences. We know that mobile communications are linked to a significant increase in distracted driving which results in injury and loss of life.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that in 2010 driver distraction was the cause of 18 percent of all fatal crashes – with 3,092 people killed – and crashes resulting in an injury – with 416,000 people wounded.

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute found that text messaging creates a crash risk 23 times worse than driving while not distracted.

Eleven percent of drivers aged 18 to 20 who were involved in an automobile accident and survived admitted they were sending or receiving texts when they crashed. Distracted driving endangers life and property and the current levels of injury and loss are unacceptable.
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What does the passage tell us about the writer’s opinion on the issue at hand?
A. Text messaging creates more risk than undistracted driving.
B. Mobile communication doesn’t have relation with accident.
C. Many people lost their live because of injury.
D. Distracted driving is still safe for the drivers.
E. Only adult drivers involved in the accident.


One day a mouse was playing in the forest and lion caught it and said,” I shall eat you up.””Don’t eat me up” said the mouse. “Someday I will help you” “Oh how? laughed the lion. How can you help me? I am very large lion and you are a very small mouse. ” But the lion was not hungry and he didn’t eat the mouse.

The next day a hunter came and put a large net in the forest to catch the lion. That night the lion walked in the forest and was caught in the net.” I can’t get a way!;’ he said.” I am caught in the net, Help! Help!”

The mouse came and saw the lion in the net”! will save you;’ he bit the net a hundred time, and the lion got away. The lion said, “Thank you, mouse. I am large and you are small brown mouse, but you have helped me”

“You didn’t eat me yesterday, and I have saved you from the hunter today”, said the mouse. They laughed and went away together in the forest.
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The moral lesson of the text is …
A. The bigger is the stronger.
B. The smaller is the stronger.
C. The big always becomes strong.
D. The bigger isn’t always the stronger.
E. A mouse is always cleverer than a lion.


Many people say that examinations should be abolished because they are not the best measure of student’s capabilities. These people believe that students can study on their own and do better without the nagging worry and pressure exerted by examinations.

Yet, there are persuasive reasons to show that examinations should not be abolished. It is insufficient that teachers assign homework and correct it. Because this is not done under supervision, they cannot be sure that it is really the work of the students themselves. Moreover, homework is not a test of student’s ability. Homework is a method of merely keeping him occupied.

Nowadays, in the hunt for jobs, students need to produce some evidence of their capabilities. Prospective employers like to see copies of examination results. This is the only way a student’s qualifications can be judged. This attitude greatly encourages the use of examinations, since it is considered it necessary for them to measure their capabilities.

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What is the main idea of paragraph 2?
A. The examination still keeps going on.
B. The teachers’ roles supervise the students.
C. The homework is important for students.
D. The homework is usefulness for students.
E. The teachers are insufficient in school.


Rowan Atkinson is an English comedian, actor and writer, famous for his title roles in the British television comedies Blackadder, the Thin Blue Line and Mr. Bean. He has been … (18) … in the Observer as one of the 50 funniest actors in British comedy. Atkinson is mostly well known as Mr. Bean.

Rowan Atkinson is a quite thin man. He has fair … (19) … and black short hair. Some people considered Atkinson as “the man with the rubber face.” In fact, he has … (20) … funny face with unique smile. He is in medium height of European people. He has a pointed nose, big black eyes and thick eyebrows. His moustache and sideburns are usually well shaved. He usually wears a men’s suit with shirt, collar, trousers and a pair of shiny shoes.
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18.
A. Nominated
B. Checked
C. Written
D. Noted
E. Listed


Tourist boats collided in Thailand, 42 injured

Thailand: Forty-two passengers were injured and two were missing after two boats carrying Thai and foreign tourists collided in the popular island beach party, police said Sunday.

The speedboats were ferryfying tourists to the Pha-Ngan island for a “Fullmoon” party, a monthly event that attracts thousands of young, mostly western tourists.

Provincial police officer, Adipong Tapee said of the 42 travelers injured, 39 were hospitalized including four Britons, four Australians and four Singaporeans. Also among them were Irish, Norwegian, Malaysian, and Thai tourists, he said.

The boats collided and overturned before midnight Saturday, throwing the passengers into the rough sea water just off the island, the website of The Nation newspaper said. -AP
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What had possibly caused the accident?
A. A careless captain
B. Too many passengers on board
C. There were too many boats
D. A rough weather
E. The boats were speeding


Rowan Atkinson is an English comedian, actor and writer, famous for his title roles in the British television comedies Blackadder, the Thin Blue Line and Mr. Bean. He has been … (18) … in the Observer as one of the 50 funniest actors in British comedy. Atkinson is mostly well known as Mr. Bean.

Rowan Atkinson is a quite thin man. He has fair … (19) … and black short hair. Some people considered Atkinson as “the man with the rubber face.” In fact, he has … (20) … funny face with unique smile. He is in medium height of European people. He has a pointed nose, big black eyes and thick eyebrows. His moustache and sideburns are usually well shaved. He usually wears a men’s suit with shirt, collar, trousers and a pair of shiny shoes.
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20.
A. Really
B. Surely
C. Likely
D. Merely
E. Obviously


One day a mouse was playing in the forest and lion caught it and said,” I shall eat you up.””Don’t eat me up” said the mouse. “Someday I will help you” “Oh how? laughed the lion. How can you help me? I am very large lion and you are a very small mouse. ” But the lion was not hungry and he didn’t eat the mouse.

The next day a hunter came and put a large net in the forest to catch the lion. That night the lion walked in the forest and was caught in the net.” I can’t get a way!;’ he said.” I am caught in the net, Help! Help!”

The mouse came and saw the lion in the net”! will save you;’ he bit the net a hundred time, and the lion got away. The lion said, “Thank you, mouse. I am large and you are small brown mouse, but you have helped me”

“You didn’t eat me yesterday, and I have saved you from the hunter today”, said the mouse. They laughed and went away together in the forest.
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The lion didn’t want to eat the mouse because …
A. He was not hungry.
B. He didn’t like the mouse.
C. The mouse was his friend.
D. It was too small to eat.
E. It was an animal.


The Dangers of Typing SMS while Driving

The popularity of mobile devices has had some dangerous consequences. We know that mobile communications are linked to a significant increase in distracted driving which results in injury and loss of life.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that in 2010 driver distraction was the cause of 18 percent of all fatal crashes – with 3,092 people killed – and crashes resulting in an injury – with 416,000 people wounded.

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute found that text messaging creates a crash risk 23 times worse than driving while not distracted.

Eleven percent of drivers aged 18 to 20 who were involved in an automobile accident and survived admitted they were sending or receiving texts when they crashed. Distracted driving endangers life and property and the current levels of injury and loss are unacceptable.
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What is the main idea of the passage?
A. The warning of texting and driving.
B. The debatable issue of texting and driving.
C. The involvement of mobile devices while driving.
D. The risks of texting while driving.
E. The consequences of not paying attention traffic.


The Dangers of Typing SMS while Driving

The popularity of mobile devices has had some dangerous consequences. We know that mobile communications are linked to a significant increase in distracted driving which results in injury and loss of life.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that in 2010 driver distraction was the cause of 18 percent of all fatal crashes – with 3,092 people killed – and crashes resulting in an injury – with 416,000 people wounded.

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute found that text messaging creates a crash risk 23 times worse than driving while not distracted.

Eleven percent of drivers aged 18 to 20 who were involved in an automobile accident and survived admitted they were sending or receiving texts when they crashed. Distracted driving endangers life and property and the current levels of injury and loss are unacceptable.
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Distracted driving endangers life … it is not an acceptable action
A. As
B. If
C. So
D. And
E. Yet


One day a mouse was playing in the forest and lion caught it and said,” I shall eat you up.””Don’t eat me up” said the mouse. “Someday I will help you” “Oh how? laughed the lion. How can you help me? I am very large lion and you are a very small mouse. ” But the lion was not hungry and he didn’t eat the mouse.

The next day a hunter came and put a large net in the forest to catch the lion. That night the lion walked in the forest and was caught in the net.” I can’t get a way!;’ he said.” I am caught in the net, Help! Help!”

The mouse came and saw the lion in the net”! will save you;’ he bit the net a hundred time, and the lion got away. The lion said, “Thank you, mouse. I am large and you are small brown mouse, but you have helped me”

“You didn’t eat me yesterday, and I have saved you from the hunter today”, said the mouse. They laughed and went away together in the forest.
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“I am large and you are small….” (paragraph 4). What does “I” refers to …
A. A mouse
B. A lion
C. A writer
D. A reader
E. A listener


Rowan Atkinson is an English comedian, actor and writer, famous for his title roles in the British television comedies Blackadder, the Thin Blue Line and Mr. Bean. He has been … (18) … in the Observer as one of the 50 funniest actors in British comedy. Atkinson is mostly well known as Mr. Bean.

Rowan Atkinson is a quite thin man. He has fair … (19) … and black short hair. Some people considered Atkinson as “the man with the rubber face.” In fact, he has … (20) … funny face with unique smile. He is in medium height of European people. He has a pointed nose, big black eyes and thick eyebrows. His moustache and sideburns are usually well shaved. He usually wears a men’s suit with shirt, collar, trousers and a pair of shiny shoes.
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19.
A. Attraction
B. Perfection
C. Complexion
D. Performance
E. Modification


Mr. Hasan Renaldi
PT. Jaya Sentosa
Jl. Hasanudin 73
Makasar

Dear Mr. Hasan Renaldi,

In response to your letter of December 20, 2015 we apologize for the error in shipment. We are sending immediately the additional 500 boxes of glossy photo papers, that were not included in the shipment.

We value our relationship with your company, and we regret the inconvenience. You can be assured that this will not happen again in the future. We also enclose some catalogues of our new products.

Sincerely yours,
Hilman
Manager of order Department
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The purpose of sending the letter is to …
A. Request the paper excluded in the previous shipment.
B. Complete another request from PT Jaya Sentosa.
C. Request more orders of glossy photo papers.
D. Ask for apology for the error in shipment.
E. Enclose some new cataloques.


Kaka was born in Brazilia. From age 4 to 7, his family lived in Cuiaba, following his father, a civil engineer. At age 7, the family moved to the city of Sao Paulo, in the neighborhood of Morumbi, near the stadium of Sao Paulo FC. As FIFA says, ” Kaka fails to fit the Brazilian stereo type of the kid from the favela who first played the game in the street with a ball made from rags. Coming from comfortable and cultured family, Kaka kept up his studies as long as they were compatible with his profession.”

His talent was soon recognized. A professor called the family and suggested enrolling him in a football school. At age 8, Kaka was playing with Sao Paulo FC, where he succeeded in all categories. At age 14, Kaka used to wake up two hours early, to keep up with his studies. Kaka managed to conclude the intermediary cycle (eleven years) in Brazil, before dedicating exclusively to football.

In 2006, only 24 years old, Kaka was one of the main Brazilian players in the World Cup. Despite the abundance of good players, coach Carlos Alberto Parreira already said that Kaka would start as a principle. The groups formed by Kaka, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo and Adriano was called “the Magic Square” by Brazilian media fans.
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The main idea of paragraph 3 is …
A. His talent was soon recognized.
B. Kaka would start as a principle.
C. “Magic square “was formed by Kaka, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, and Andriano.
D. A professor suggested Kaka’s family enrolling him in a football school.
E. Kaka was one of the main Brazilian players in the World Cup.


Many people say that examinations should be abolished because they are not the best measure of student’s capabilities. These people believe that students can study on their own and do better without the nagging worry and pressure exerted by examinations.

Yet, there are persuasive reasons to show that examinations should not be abolished. It is insufficient that teachers assign homework and correct it. Because this is not done under supervision, they cannot be sure that it is really the work of the students themselves. Moreover, homework is not a test of student’s ability. Homework is a method of merely keeping him occupied.

Nowadays, in the hunt for jobs, students need to produce some evidence of their capabilities. Prospective employers like to see copies of examination results. This is the only way a student’s qualifications can be judged. This attitude greatly encourages the use of examinations, since it is considered it necessary for them to measure their capabilities.

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Why do some people disagree to abolish the examination?
A. Exam result is the only proof of student’s capabilities.
B. Nobody trusts the students nowadays.
C. It is a regulation in the country.
D. It is a good measurement.
E. It is for the sake of efficiency.


The Dangers of Typing SMS while Driving

The popularity of mobile devices has had some dangerous consequences. We know that mobile communications are linked to a significant increase in distracted driving which results in injury and loss of life.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that in 2010 driver distraction was the cause of 18 percent of all fatal crashes – with 3,092 people killed – and crashes resulting in an injury – with 416,000 people wounded.

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute found that text messaging creates a crash risk 23 times worse than driving while not distracted.

Eleven percent of drivers aged 18 to 20 who were involved in an automobile accident and survived admitted they were sending or receiving texts when they crashed. Distracted driving endangers life and property and the current levels of injury and loss are unacceptable.
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From the text, we know that …
A. The mobile phone should be banned in the street.
B. Distracted driving makes accident more rarely to happen.
C. Most of the accident caused by the condition of the road.
D. 18 percent of fatal crashes were caused by unnoticed street signs.
E. Drivers involved in car accidents admitted they were texting when they crashed.


Kaka was born in Brazilia. From age 4 to 7, his family lived in Cuiaba, following his father, a civil engineer. At age 7, the family moved to the city of Sao Paulo, in the neighborhood of Morumbi, near the stadium of Sao Paulo FC. As FIFA says, ” Kaka fails to fit the Brazilian stereo type of the kid from the favela who first played the game in the street with a ball made from rags. Coming from comfortable and cultured family, Kaka kept up his studies as long as they were compatible with his profession.”

His talent was soon recognized. A professor called the family and suggested enrolling him in a football school. At age 8, Kaka was playing with Sao Paulo FC, where he succeeded in all categories. At age 14, Kaka used to wake up two hours early, to keep up with his studies. Kaka managed to conclude the intermediary cycle (eleven years) in Brazil, before dedicating exclusively to football.

In 2006, only 24 years old, Kaka was one of the main Brazilian players in the World Cup. Despite the abundance of good players, coach Carlos Alberto Parreira already said that Kaka would start as a principle. The groups formed by Kaka, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo and Adriano was called “the Magic Square” by Brazilian media fans.
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“His talent was soon recognized” (Paragraph 2) The underlined word is closest in meaning to …

A. Predicted
B. Registered
C. Managed
D. Succeeded
 E. Identified


Tourist boats collided in Thailand, 42 injured

Thailand: Forty-two passengers were injured and two were missing after two boats carrying Thai and foreign tourists collided in the popular island beach party, police said Sunday.

The speedboats were ferryfying tourists to the Pha-Ngan island for a “Fullmoon” party, a monthly event that attracts thousands of young, mostly western tourists.

Provincial police officer, Adipong Tapee said of the 42 travelers injured, 39 were hospitalized including four Britons, four Australians and four Singaporeans. Also among them were Irish, Norwegian, Malaysian, and Thai tourists, he said.

The boats collided and overturned before midnight Saturday, throwing the passengers into the rough sea water just off the island, the website of The Nation newspaper said. -AP
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We know from the text that …
A. The boat carried forty two passengers.
B. The accident happened not far from Pha-Ngan.
C. The two missing passengers were westerners.
D. The passengers were mostly foreign tourists.
E. The boats collided on the way back to Pha-Ngan island.


Kaka was born in Brazilia. From age 4 to 7, his family lived in Cuiaba, following his father, a civil engineer. At age 7, the family moved to the city of Sao Paulo, in the neighborhood of Morumbi, near the stadium of Sao Paulo FC. As FIFA says, ” Kaka fails to fit the Brazilian stereo type of the kid from the favela who first played the game in the street with a ball made from rags. Coming from comfortable and cultured family, Kaka kept up his studies as long as they were compatible with his profession.”

His talent was soon recognized. A professor called the family and suggested enrolling him in a football school. At age 8, Kaka was playing with Sao Paulo FC, where he succeeded in all categories. At age 14, Kaka used to wake up two hours early, to keep up with his studies. Kaka managed to conclude the intermediary cycle (eleven years) in Brazil, before dedicating exclusively to football.

In 2006, only 24 years old, Kaka was one of the main Brazilian players in the World Cup. Despite the abundance of good players, coach Carlos Alberto Parreira already said that Kaka would start as a principle. The groups formed by Kaka, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo and Adriano was called “the Magic Square” by Brazilian media fans.
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Having recognized Kaka’s talent, the professor suggested that … in the football school.
A. He become a supervisor
B. He enroll as a member
C. He accomodate
D. He practice more
E. He spend his free time


One day a mouse was playing in the forest and lion caught it and said,” I shall eat you up.””Don’t eat me up” said the mouse. “Someday I will help you” “Oh how? laughed the lion. How can you help me? I am very large lion and you are a very small mouse. ” But the lion was not hungry and he didn’t eat the mouse.

The next day a hunter came and put a large net in the forest to catch the lion. That night the lion walked in the forest and was caught in the net.” I can’t get a way!;’ he said.” I am caught in the net, Help! Help!”

The mouse came and saw the lion in the net”! will save you;’ he bit the net a hundred time, and the lion got away. The lion said, “Thank you, mouse. I am large and you are small brown mouse, but you have helped me”

“You didn’t eat me yesterday, and I have saved you from the hunter today”, said the mouse. They laughed and went away together in the forest.
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Which statements TRUE according to the text?
A. A lion died
B. A mouse is big
C. A lion is very small
D. A lion helped a mouse
E. A mouse helped a lion


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