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SOAL USBN UTAMA

BAHASA INGGRIS

Look at the text below to answer question number 1.

PASSING THROUGH THE


RED LIGHT IS VERY
DANGEROUS

1. What is the notice about?


A. To stop when the light turns red.
B. To keep driving when the light turns red.
C. To be careful on the street.
D. To turn off the front light during the day

The following text is for questions number 2 and 3!

Dear Wulan,
Congratulations on your success on the college entrance exams.
May today success be just beginning of your long life achievement and
happiness. Remember the challenge is waiting for you in the college
Nevertheless, I believe that you can handle it well. Good luck!

Your best friend,


Fitri

2. The purpose of the text above is…..


A. to persuade someone
B. to entertain someone
C. to congratulate someone
D. to invite someone
3. What has Wulan done?
A. Passed the college entrance exams
B. Invited Fitri to his celebration day
C. Graduated from university
D. Won the contest
The following picture is for number 4 and 5!

4. What is the writer’s purpose to write the message?


A. To help Mirza to finish the project.
B. To ask the class to continue the project.
C. To ask Ms. Ria to monitor the class.
D. To tell Mirza that she will dismiss the class.
5. From the text, we know that Mirza is ……
A. a student.
B. a teacher.
C. a chairman.
D. Ms. Diana’s assistant.

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The following text is for number 6 to 8

Usage
 Temporarily relieves nasal congestion due to the
common cold, hay fever or other upper respiratory
allergies, or associated with sinusitis.
 Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay
fever (allergic rhinitis):
- Runny nose
- Sneezing
- Itching of the nose or throat
- Itchy, watery eyes
 Temporarily restores freer breathing through the
nose
Direction:
Do not take more than 4 dozes in any 24-hours period

Age Dose adults 4tsp


And children over 12 years every 4 hours
Children 6 to under 12 years 2tsp every 4
hours
children under 6 years Ask the
doctor

6. From the label above we know that….


A. This medicine is only for adults
B. Stomachache can be cured with this medicine
C. This medicine is in the form of syrup
D. Children under 12 cannot take this medicine
7. Who must be consulted to the doctor before taking this medicine?
A. Adult
B. Children under 6 years
C. Children 12 years and over
D. Children 6 to under 12 years
8. “Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever”. The underlined word has
similar meaning with….
A. damages
B. reduces
C. increases
D. provides

The following text is for questions 9 to 11

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Dear Friends and family,

Come on join us to
celebrate:
Hendra’s 15th Birthday!
Sunday, 15th April 2018
1 p.m.
Our house, Jl. Perdana no.
12
Be there!

Hendra’s family

9. Who made the invitation?


A. Hendra
B. Hendra’s mate
C. Hendra’s family
D. Hendra’s friends
10. From the invitation, we know that……
A. Hendra will be sixteen years old
B. The party will be held on Saturday evening
C. The party will take place at Hendra’s house
D. For confirmation, the invitees should contact Hendra
11. What is the purpose of the text?
A. To invite Hendra’s friends
B. To inform Hendra’s Birthday
C. To announce Hendra’s Birthday
D. To make everyone know about Hendra’s Birthday

Read the text and answer questions 12 to 15..

ANNOUNCEMENT

To welcome the new members of our school on the seventh graders,


The students’ Association will hold a student gathering for
All students of SMP Nusantara on August 15 at 4 p.m. in the hall.
To all seventh graders, please come. It is a must for you.

For more information,


Contact Rudy at the Students’ Center
Students’ Association Deputy

12. How can students get more information?


A. Come to school
B. Gather in the hall
C. Come to the Principal’s office
D. Contact Rudy at the students’ center
13. Why does the student association hold the gathering?
A. To get information about the students of seventh graders

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B. To meet all seventh graders in students’ center.
C. To greet all the new seventh graders
D. To obey the request of the principal.
14. “The Students’ Association will hold a student gathering …”
The underlined word is closest in meaning to ....
A. meeting
B. watching
C. preparing
D. collecting
15. It is a must for you.”
The word “you” in the sentence refers to…
A. Students
B. seventh graders
C. Teachers
D. All students and teachers

The following text is for questions 16 to 18

A New Home for Hardian Family!

The address is different


The keys are new
But the door is always open
For friends like you
Please join us for a barbecue party:
Saturday, 21st April 2018
At 7 p.m
Alamanda Residency, Block C no 23
Jl. Alamanda Raya 14
Dress code : Casual
RSVP : Marwan at 089123123123

16. From the text we know that …


A. Marwan has a new house
B. The invitee can contact Mr. Hardian to confirm
C. The event will be on Saturday morning
D. The invitees are Mr. Hardian’s friends
17. What is the closest meaning from the word ‘casual’ ?
A. Informal
B. New dress
C. Sporty
D. Formal
18. The writer’s intention of writing the text is to …
A. inform the new house
B. to make everyone know Hardian’s new house
C. announce the new house
D. invite the Hardian’s friends

Read the following text to answer numbers 19 and 20

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Mix it up salad

You will need:


- 1/3 cup of orange
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- 11/2 cups honeydew melon – cut into cubes
- 1 bowel of strawberries – cut in a half
- 2 cups of grapes
- 1 green apples – cut into groups

- 2 oranges – cut in bite-sized pieces


Equipments
- Measuring cups and spoons
- A large bowl

- A whisk or a fork
How to make it:
- First, make the dressing by putting the orange juice and honey in a large bowl and mix them
well.
- Then add the fruit.
- Next, mix until all the fruit is lightly coated with the dressing.
- Put in the refrigerator for one hour.
- Finally, serve it cold.

19. What is the purpose of the text?


A. To describe how to make salad
B. To explain how to make salad
C. To show how to make salad
D. To report how to make salad
20. How long must we put the salad until it is ready to be eaten?
A. 1 day
B. 1 o’clock
C. 1 minute
D. 1 hour

The following text is for questions number 21 to 23

Someone that I admire a lot is my grandfather. His name is Dwija Nugraha. He is my mother's
father. He is about 55 years old now and still working as an Elementary School teacher. He loves me
very much and gives special attention to me. I admire him for some reasons.
First, my grandfather is a hard worker. He loves his job very much. He is a very dedicated
person. For example, he never comes late for his class. He teaches his students seriously and builds a
good relationship with them. Consequently, his students love him and often come to his house to
study.
Second, my grandfather is a very loveable person. He is a caring person. He gives much
attention to me. For example, he teaches me how to make handicrafts. He gives me some books to
read. Even, he shares his experiences and gives me some advises how to get along with friends.
In general, my grandfather is a kind man. I love him very much. In addition, he is a good
figure for me.

21. Why does the writer admire his grandfather?


A. He gives the writer some books.
B. He is a hard worker and a very loveable person.
C. He builds a good relationship with his students.
D. He loves the writer very much.

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22. “... He loves his job very much.” ( Paragraph 2 )
The underlined word refers to ...?
A. grandfather
B. teacher
C. hard worker
D. job
23. “Someone that I admire a lot is my grandfather”. ( Paragraph 1 )
The underlined word is closest in meaning to ...
A. dislike
B. like
C. adore
D. love

Read the following text to answer number 24 to 26

Last weekend, I visited my pen pal's house. His Name is Anto. There were many activities I did
there. In the morning, Anto and I had breakfast. We had traditional food. I liked it very much.
After breakfast, he took me to the garden behind his house. The garden was very big and
beautiful. There is a big bird cage in the garden. There were many kinds of birds in that cage. I spent a
long time feeding the birds. I also took pictures with those beautiful birds.
After visiting the bird cage, Anto and I went to the flower garden not far from his house. We
took a rest and had lunch under a big tree and watched butterflies flying above colourful flowers. In
the afternoon, we swam in the pool in the backyard. It was so fun. I really enjoyed my time with
Anto.

24. The text above tells us about ...

A. a picture of bird
B. holiday at friend’s place
C. a big bird cage
D. a big garden
25. What is the main idea of paragraph two?
A. Visiting pen pal’s house
B. Feeding the birds
C. Going to flower garden
D. Gazing the garden behind the house

26. …After breakfast, he took me to the garden behind his house. (paragraph 2 line 1)
The underlined word is closest in meaning to ....
A. gave
B. brought
C. visited
D. showed

Read the text and answer questions 27 - 30.

Green, or common, iguanas are among the largest lizards in the Americas, averaging around
6.5 feet (2 meters) long and weighing about 11 pounds (5 kilograms).
They are also among the most popular reptile pets in the United States, despite being quite
difficult to care for properly. In fact, most captive iguanas die within the first year, and many are
either turned loose by their owners or given to reptile rescue groups.

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The green iguana’s extensive range comprises the rain forests of northern Mexico, Central
America, the Caribbean Islands, and southern Brazil. They spend most of their lives in the canopy,
descending only infrequently to mate, lay eggs, or change trees.
Primarily herbivores, iguanas are active during the day, feeding on leaves, flowers, and fruit.
They generally live near water and are excellent swimmers. If threatened, they will leap from a
branch, often from great heights, and escape with a splash to the water below. They are also tough
enough to land on solid ground from as high as 40 feet (12 meters) and survive. Resting time is
usually from afternoon till night.

27. When are iguanas active?


A. During the day
B. In the afternoon
C. The whole day time
D. From afternoon till night
28. What will the iguanas do if they were threatened?
A. They stay near water and swim fast.
B. They feed on leaves, flowers, and fruits.
C. They will leap to the land and take a rest.
D. They leap from a branch and escape to the water.
29. What is the main idea of second paragraph?
A. Iguana can live as a pet for one year only.
B. It’s difficult to take care of iguanas as pets.
C. Iguanas are popular reptile pets in United State.
D. Iguanas should be given to reptile secure group.
30. “…, iguanas are active during the day, feeding on leaves …”
A. The word “feeding” in paragraph 4 can be replaced by the word ....
B. jumping
C. moving
D. eating
E. living

Read the text to answer questions no. 31-32

Long ago, there lived a little boy named Sammy. He was a good boy. He was good in his
studies, obedient to his parents, more intelligent than many other boys in his class and kind to
everyone.
Now there was another boy named Timmy who studied in the same class as Sammy. Unlike
Sammy, he was not good at studies and always liked to play during school hours. He misbehaved with
his parents, bullied his classmates and even ill-treated Sammy.
On his eighth birthday, Sammy got a nice pen as a gift from his parents. He brought it to school
so that he could use it to take down the notes of the lectures that the teachers gave in class. When
Timmy saw it, he felt uneasy. He asked Sammy,
"Hey, where did you get that? Did you buy it?"
"My parents gave it as a birthday gift to me." replied Sammy.
Timmy was overwhelmed with anger and jealousy. His parents never gave him a gift. He
decided to steal Sammy's pen. During recess, when everyone had gone out from the class, Timmy
opened Sammy's bag and took out his pen. Then he hid it inside his bag and went out.
When Sammy came back and could not find his pen, he informed his class teacher about it.
There was a hunt for the missing pen and the class teacher ordered the class monitor to search the bag
of every children inside the class. The missing pen was soon found out of Timmy's bag and the furious
teacher asked the errant boy,
"Now Timmy, what do you have to say about it?"
Timmy was in tears. He had nothing to say.

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31. What does the text tell us about?
A. Bad Boy
B. Sammy and Timmy
C. Good Boy
D. Birthday Gift
32. What is the main idea of paragraph four?
A. His parents never gave him a gift
B. Timmy was overwhelmed with anger and jealousy
C. He decided to steal Sammy's pen
D. During recess, when everyone had gone out from the class, Timmy opened
Sammy's bag and took out his pen
Read the text to answer questions number 33 and 34

One day a man was going to market with his son and his ass. They met a couple on the way.
"Why walk when you have an ass to ride?" called out the husband, "seat the boy on the ass."
"I would like that," said the boy, "help me up father."
And the father did that willingly.
Soon they met another couple. "How shameful of you!" cried the woman, "let your father ride, won't
he be tired?"
So, the boy got down and the father rode the ass. Again they marched on.
"Poor boy", said the next person they met, "why should the lazy father ride while his son is walking?"
So, the boy got onto the ass too. As they went on, they met some travelers.
"How cruel of them!" They are up to kill the poor ass." cried one of the travelers.
Hearing this, the father and the son got down. Nowthey decided to carry the ass on their shoulders. As
they did so, the travelers broke into laughter.
The laughter frightened the ass. It broke free and galloped away.

33. Whom did a man meet on the way?


A. His son
B. Couple
C. Ass
D. The boy
34. What can we learn from the story?
A. You cannot please everyone.
B. We should help other people.
C. Do not believe anybody else.
D. You must take your child with you.

Read the following text to answer number 35 to 37

How To Make a Money Box from a Can

Materials :
 Can with plastic lid
 Paint
 Paint brush
 Cutter
 Ruler
 Pencil

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Steps :
1. wash the can and leave it to dry under the sun.
2. Measure the plastic lid, length 4cm, width 0,5 cm from the middle of the lid, to make a
slot to insert money.
3. Cut out the coin slot using the cutter and clean any residue.
4. Paint the can using the paint brush, then dry it under the sun.
5. After drying, sketch a flower, a car or an object that you like on the can and paint the
picture carefully. Then, dry the can under the sun.
6. Finally, cover the can with its plastic lid and insert coins into the money box.

35. What is the purpose of the text?


A. Describing what a money box is.
B. Telling the readers how to use a money box.
C. Giving instruction on how to find a money box.
D. Giving instruction on how to make a money box from a can.
36. How many materials to make a money box from a can?
A. Nine
B. Eight
C. Seven
D. Six
37. What may come into the readers’ mind after reading such a text?
A. Interested in making a money box.
B. Making a craft is difficult and costly.
C. Caring about recycled materials around them.
D. Making a craft will waste their time

For questions 38 to 40, choose the best options to complete the text below.

One Sunday morning last week. Mary went out on a picnic with some other girls. It was a fine day.
The sky was clear and the sun was shining. They did not think it was going to rain, so they did not
bring any (38) … Suddenly the wind began to blow. There was (39) … in the sky. The rain came
down. It rained heavily. There were lightning and thunder. Mary and all the other girls were very wet.
They were very cold. The next morning Mary did not go to school. She was absent. Miss Rosy was
surprised. She asked the pupils (40) … the class where Mary was. John stood up and said to the
teacher. He said that Mary had got a cold cough. Miss Rosy was very sorry for her.

38.
A. sticks
B. drinks
C. raincoats
D. compasses

39.
A. red
B. grey
C. dark
D. light
40.
A. on
B. at
C. in
D. above

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ESSAY:

41. Fill in the blanks with suitable words to answer question number 41!

Megy : Are you sure you can pass the national final examination?
Nisa : _____________ I have prepared it well

42. Arrange the sentences below into a good paragraph!

How to clean the shoes


1. Insert a shoe tree or stuff the toe of your shoe with paper.
2. Prepare brush, rag, shoe polish and paper.
3. Wipe them off with a clean, dry rag.
4. Apply your wax polish to shoe surface with circular motions.
5. Use a dry brush to remove any dust and dirt from your shoes.
6. Remove the shoelaces to prevent getting polish on them.

43. Arrange the separated words above into a correct sentence!

you – not – in – thank – for – area – smoking - this


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

44. Fill in the blank with a suitable sentence to answer question number 44!

Laras : What are you doing Neli?


Neli : I’m doing the English homework.
Laras : ______________?
Neli : No, it’s not necessary. I can do it myself.

Read the text and answer question number 45


Dear Anne

You are invited to


A graduation Party
Honoring
Sophia Jenkins

Saturday, May 17 (6:00 – 9:00 PM)


The Jenkins Residence - 402 Northside –
ONVE
NASHVILLE, TN 37925

Best Wishes
The Jenkins –

45. What can we conclude from the invitation?

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