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Contoh Soal Bahasa Inggris

1. The word “footpath” means a place for …

a. walking c. cycling
b. reading d. talking
2. Where do you usually find the caution?
a. in a park c. in a hospital
b. in a restaurant d. in a mall

3. The caution can be found in the following places, EXCEPT ….

a. in public transportation c. in traditional market
b. in public hospital d. in the school yard
4. What does the text mean?
a. We must pick the pockets
b. Pickpockets may be around
c. We must have pockets
d. Pickpockets are aware
Read the text and answer questions 5 and 6.
Dear Rani,
Congratulations on your achievement in mathematics! You’re really the best. Keep up the good
Sandra Dewi
5. What is the purpose of the text?
a. to invite someone c. to suggest something
b. to ask for something d. to congratulate someone
6. From the text we can conclude that…
a. Rani gets the highest score in mathematics
b. Rani congratulates Sandra for her best effort
c. Rani likes mathematics very much
d. Sandra is the cleverest student in mathematics

7. Who will probably receive the greeting card?

Someone who …
a. is in the hospital c. lives in the world
b. has done a great job d. is wonderful
8. This greeting may be sent by the followings, EXCEPT …
a. a close friend c. a family doctor
b. a charity organization d. a classroom teacher

9. Where do we usually find this message?

a. on a computer c. on a notice board
b. on a cellular phone d. on a billboard
10. Why does the sender use “as many as possible”?
a. to train “INDAH” c. to support “INDAH”
b. to introduce “INDAH” d. to invite “INDAH”

11. “Hasan, don’t forget to come to indah’s house”. The underlined word has opposite meaning
with …
a. recall c. remember
b. finish d. understand
12. What are Hasan, Indah and Subagio going to do that afternoon?
a. they are going to study together
b. they are going to go somewhere together
c. Hasan and subagio are going to visit Indah
d. Hasan is going to go to indah’s house alone

Read the text for no 13 and 14

Attention please.
All students of grade IX are required to gather in the school hall after the second break. Mr.
Nashor, our headmaster, will say something about the national examination. Thank you.

Mr. Didik

13. What is the announcement about?

a. the information about the school hall
b. the direction before gathering in the school hall
c. information about the headmaster
d. the instruction for students of grade IX
14. When will the students meet the headmaster?
a. at the first break
b. before the national examination
c. after the second break
d. after the national examination

15. The label is intended to avoid the product …

a. getting decayed c. becoming expired
b. becoming black d. getting fresh
16. We might find the above label on the followings, EXCEPT…
a. milk cans c. food cans
b. tablet bottles d. cheese wraps
Text for no. 17 and 18
The students of Grade VII and VIII can study at home from April 26th to 29th. The students of
Grade IX are having final exams in those days.
17. Where do you see the announcement?
a. in the laboratory c. in the yard
b. in the library d. at the announcement board
18. Who has tests for four days?
a. the students of Grade VII only
b. the students of Grade VII and VIII
c. the students of Grade IX only
d. the students of Grade VII, VIII and IX

Read the text and answer questions no 19 to 21

To: Rosa
I will be glad if you come to my 14th birthday party. It will be held:
Date : 7th March 2009
Time : 3:00 p.m.
Place : My house at Jl. Raya Kandangan No. 24 Krembung

Yours truly,
19. How old will Nisa be in 2017?
a. 19 b. 20 c. 21 d. 22
20. When will the party be held?
a. in the morning c. in the evening
b. in the afternoon d. at midnight
21. Whom does the letter intend?
a. Rosa b. the writer c. Nisa d. you
My school is quite large. It has twenty one classrooms, some laboratories, basketball and
volleyball courts, some sport facilities, a library, a bicycle shed and toilets.
When you enter my school, you will see the basketball court before you. The ninth grade
classrooms are on its left, near the park, and the seventh grade are on its right, near the teacher’s
room. You can find the eight classrooms beside the second grade ones, facing the volleyball
There are four laboratories in my school. They are chemistry, physics, language and biology
laboratories. All of them are situated between the basketball and volleyball courts. You can find
the canteen next to the biology laboratory. At the opposite of the language laboratory, beside the
ninth grade classrooms, there is a hall.
Then, the students should park their bikes in the bicycle shed, just behind the ninth grade
classrooms. If they want to go to the toilet, there are some; near the bicycle shed and behind the
teacher’s room.
22. What is the text mostly about?
a. the writer’s classroom c. the school laboratories
b. the writer’s school d. the bicycle shed
23. Where are the eight grade classrooms located?
a. beside the ninth grade classrooms
b. near the teacher’s room
c. beside the seventh grade classrooms
d. next to the biology laboratory
24. What is next to the biology laboratory?
a. the canteen c. the hall
b. the bicycle shed d. the teacher’s room
25. “If they want to go to the toilet, there are some…” (par. 4)
The word ‘they’ refers to …
a. the school facilities c. the teachers
b. the classrooms d. the students

Text for no. 26 and 27

Milk Cleanser
1. Apply it on the face and neck, make a slight massage
2. Wipe it off with tissue/cotton
3. Remove it with astringent
4. Use before make-up and bedtime
26. What does the text tell you about?
a. the method to make a milk cleanser
b. the instruction to use the milk cleanser
c. the information to get a milk cleanser
d. the instruction to keep the milk cleanser
27. Which statement is NOT TRUE based on the text?
a. It is good to rub the milk cleanser on the face and neck
b. People should wipe the cleanser with tissue or cotton
c. People should clean it with astringent
d. It is good to use the cleanser after make up

The text for no 28 to 30

The hare was once boasting of his speed before the other animals. “I have never yet been
beaten,” said he, “when I put forth my full speed. I challenge anyone here to race with me.”
The tortoise said quietly, “I accept your challenge.”
“That is a good joke,” said the hare, “I could dance round you all the way.”
“Keep your boasting until you’ve won,” answered the tortoise. “Shall we race?”
So a course was fixed and a start was made. The hare darted almost out of sight at once, but
soon stopped and, to show his contempt for the tortoise, lay down to have a nap. The tortoise
plodded on and plodded on, and when the hare awoke from his nap, he saw the tortoise just near
the winning post and could not run up in time to save the race.
Then, the tortoise said, “slow but steady progress wins the race.”
28. The hare was boasting of his speed because …
a. he could beat the tortoise on the race
b. no other animals had ever beaten him on a race
c. the tortoise accepted the challenge
d. the tortoise could beat him on a race
29. What did the hare do after he had stopped during the race?
a. he ate some carrots c. he called his friends
b. he sang a song d. he took a nap
30. What can we learn from the story?
a. we should do everything diligently
b. we should not underestimate others
c. we should not accept any challenge
d. we should not take a nap
Text for no 31 and 32
The Basic Operation of Digital Camera
You need:
- a digital camera
- an object (a friend or something interesting you can find around the classroom or school yard)
Follow the steps below to take pictures:
First, hold up the camera and center the object in the LCD. Second, move closer or use the
zoom control for the result you want. Next, when you are ready to take picture, hold the shutter
halfway. It is very important, so the camera sets the focus, shutter speed, and various other
calculation. After that, a light should appear that let you know the camera is set to go. Finally,
press shutter all the way down.
(It may be necessary to turn off the LCD and use the view finder when there is more extreme
sunlight or to converse battery light. The glare from the LCD does not work well with more
bright light).
31. What will happen to the LCD when there is more extreme light?
a. the glare is broken c. the glare is unbroken
b. the glare works well d. the glare does not work well
32. What is the purpose of the text above?
a. to tell how something is made
b. to explain how to take pictures
c. to show how something is made
d. to describe how something is achieved

Read the text

All living things on the earth belong to the plant or the animal family. The plant family get their
food and water from the soil. They also need sunlight to grow. Some of them live in water and
get their food from the water. There are thousands of plants.
We can divide plants into two groups. There are the plants without stems, roots or leaves. These
are the algae and the mosses. Both kinds of plants need a lot of water. So, algae is usually found
in water and moss is found in wet places.
The non-flowering plants have spores growing on the leaves. When they are dry, they are
carried by the wind. Those spores that fall on wet soil start to grow again. These are some of the
ways that plants live and multiply.
33. The text mainly tells us about …
a. the plant family and their growth
b. the two groups of plants
c. how plants get their food and water
d. how non-flowering plants multiply
34. Where does algae usually grow?
a. in water b. on dry land c. on highland d. at the beach
35. “These are the algae and the mosses.” The word ‘these’ refers to …
a. the plants
b. the plants family
c. the plants with stems, roots or leaves
d. the plants without stems, roots or leaves

36. What is the advertisement about?

a. food b. clothes c. appliances d. cooking
37. If you come to the Senang Stores on May 24, you will …
a. get a present c. celebrate the opening party
b. feel happy d. get discount for special items

38. What is the advertisement about?

a. furniture b. a house c. chairs d. tables
39. How is the furniture?
a. new b. cheap c. expensive d. old

Text for no. 40 to 43

Krembung, Mach 19, 2009
Dear Mellyani,
On my last school holiday, my classmates and I went to Borobudur. The Borobudur temple is
really magnificent. The hugeness of the temple really impressed me. How could our ancestors
build such a big temple? It was amazing.
In the temple, we went upstairs step by step. Walking around the temple, we saw many reliefs
on the temple walls. Some foreigners seemed interested in them. I overheard their conversation
with the guide. Actually, the relief tells a story.
It was really a nice experience! I hope you can go there someday.
40. What is the purpose of the letter?
a. asking for reply c. telling the writer’s experience
b. telling the writer’s feeling d. telling the writer’s plan
41. Whom did Renny go to Borobudur with?
a. her classmate c. Renny’s friends
b. her tour guides d. some foreigners
42. “I overheard their conversation with the guide.” The underlined word refers to …
a. Renny’s friend c. some foreigners
b. some guides d. Renny and her classmates
43. “The Borobudur temple is really magnificent”. The underlined word has the closest
meaning with …
a. big c. beautiful
b. large d. vast

For no. 44 to 46. Choose the suitable word to complete the text below!
A hotel is the home of the guests and tourists when they are away from home. The first … (44)
the guests have of a hotel is the doorman and the bellboy at the door and the clerks at the front
desk who greet them. The guests often form their opinion of the hotel by the reception they …
(45). The guests are usually happy if … (46) feel welcome and can get to their rooms quickly.
44. a. decision c. definition
b. impression d. relation
45. a. receive c. deceive
b. refuse d. give
46. a. them c. they
b. their d. our

Choose the best arrangement of the words

47. 1. They vary in size from the small to the large ones.
2. It is a plant that has not started to grow.
3. They are carried by the wind, insects, water, birds, animals and humans.
4. There are many different types of seeds: tree seeds, flower seeds and grass seeds.
5. A seed is a little plant
a. 5-1-2-3-4 c. 5-4-2-3-1
b. 5-2-4-1-3 d. 4-3-5-1-2
48. turn – electronic – devices – off – your – in – library – the –
a. 9-1-4-6-8-5-7-3-2 c. 9-1-4-5-6-8-7-2-3
b. 9-2-4-6-7-8-3-5-1 d. 9-1-4-5-2-3-6-8-7

49. 1. He saw several bunches of grapes in the garden.

2. He leapt higher and higher, but the grapes were out of reach.
3. Finally, he walked away.
4. One day, a hungry fox passed a garden.
5. After jumping for almost an hour, the fox realized that he would not be able to get the grapes.
6. Being hungry, he decided to get some of them.
7. He said to himself, “The grapes must be sour.”
The best arrangement of the sentences is …
a. 4-1-6-5-2-3-7 c. 4-1-6-2-5-7-3
b. 4-7-5-3-6-1-2 d. 4-2-3-1-5-7-6
50. makes – feel – hope – this – I – happy – you
a. 7-3-5-1-4-2-6 c. 4-3-7-1-5-2-6
b. 5-3-4-1-7-2-6 d. 5-3-7-1-4-2-6
25 years

and my life is still

trying to get up that great big hill

of hope

for a destination

I realized quickly

when I knew I should

that the hope was made

for this proper hood

of man

for whatever that means

and so I cry sometimes

while im lying in bed

just to get your love

whats in my head

and i,

im feelin,

a lil'paricular

and so I wake in the morning

and I step outside

and I take a deep breath

and I kick real high

and I scream at the top of my lungs

whats goin on?


and I said hey


I said hey,

whats goin on?

and I said hey


I said hey

whats goin on?

oh oooh oohh ooh oh

oh ooh oohh ooh oh

and I try

oh my god do I try

I try all the time

in this institution

and I pray

oh my god do I pray

I pray for sake of tea

for revolution

and so I cry sometimes

when im lyin in bed

to just to get in our love

whats in my head

and im feelin a lil' paricular

and when I wake in the morning I step outside

I take a deep breath

and I kick real high

and I scream at the top of my lungs

whats goin on?

(Chorus 2x)

oh oooh oohh ooh oh

oh ooh oohh ooh oh

25 years nd my life is still

trying to get up that great big hill

of hope

for a destionation