ENGLISH,GRADE VIII,2nd SEMESTER, 2009
Read the text, and answer questions 1 to 3
Seller : May I help you, miss ?
Rita : I need a wallet
Seller : Of course miss, here they are, we have
Which one do you like, the big or small
Rita : Wait a moment, please !
I’ll buy this big wallet . It is nice. What
Do you think , Anne ?
Anni : Well, It is beautiful but I think it is too
Big . It isn’t simple
Rita : What do you mean ?
Anni : You can’t put it in the pocket.
Don’t you think so ?
Rita : You are right
1. Why did Anne suggest Rita to buy the small
A. It is nice c. It is too big
B. It is beautiful d. It is simple
2. “ What do you think ?”
The underlined sentence asking for . . .
A . help c. information
b. agreement d. opinion
3.From dialogue above we know that Anni is . . .
a. offering help c. giving opinion
b. having opinion d. sending information
Read the text, and answer questions 4 to 5
Ferina : Hello
Enric o : Could I speak to Ferina, please ?
Ferina : Yes, I’m speaking
Enrico : Oh, hello, this is Enrico.
Ferina : Hi, Enrico, how’s life ?
Enric o : Just fine thanks. Ferine I was
wondering. You could go out for
Ferina : Oh, I’d love to. Pick up then.
Enric o : Ok. I’ll pick you up at six.
Thanks a lot Ferina, and see you.
Ferina : See you
4.Where will Ferina and Enrico be tonight ?
a. At home c. At the school
b. At the restaurant d. At the movie
5.How does the conversation happen ?
a. By letter c. By telephone
b. By SMS d. By e-mail
Read the text, and answer questions 6 to 8
SMP Tarungga jl. Mawar no. 38
Jakarta 12763 Telp. [o21] 7719690
To : Jion
We invite you to attend our meeting. It will be held :
– On Saturday, August 14, 2009
– At 08.00 am
– In the school hall
Agenda: Final preparation for wall magazine competition 2009.
Please come on time. See you there
6.When will the meeting be held ?
a. In the evening c .In the morning
b. In the afternoon d. At night
7.We invite you to attend our meeting. The word ‘attend’ in the text above is similar to . . .
a. be punctual in c. be ready with
b. be present at d. be happy with
8. What is the purpose of the text above ?
A .To give information about the meeting
b. To prepare the wall magazine
c. To hold the competition
d. To invite to come to the meeting
POISONOUS AND FLAMABLE !
9.The notice above means that the thing inside is . . . for children
a. dangerous c. horrible
b. important d. useful
Read the text, answer questions 10 to 13
Last weekend we went to the countryside to have a picnic . We made some sandwiches to take with us for lunch. We left quite early before there was too much traffic. After about two hours we came to a nice place, it was near the river, with some large trees beside it ,so we parked the car under the trees and went for a swim. It was a very hot day and the water was clear and fresh. After having a swim we have lunch in a cool place under the trees. Then we went for a walk. We saw some beautiful birds and butterflies. After for about an hour we returned to the car. But we couldn’t get the car to start. We checked the oil and petrol, but the car wouldn’t start. Finally we got the car to start by pushing it. We were very tired but we felt happy. It was a great holiday.
10.What does the text talk about ?
A . Swimming in clear and fresh water
b. Having picnic in the countryside
c. Enjoying beautiful butterflies
d. Pushing the car on holiday
11.. . . it was near the river, with some large trees beside it. [ line 5 ].The word ‘ it ‘ refers to . . .
a. the river c. the nice place
b. the tree d .the lunch
12.We checked the oil and the petrol, but the car . .
The underlined word is almost similar to . . .
A .look at c .glance
b. examine d. stare
13.How many activities did the writer do at the picnic area ?
A .two c .four
B .three d. five
DON’T WALK ON THE GRASS
14.The notice above tells us that walking on the
grass is . . .
a. allowed c. prohibited
b. suggested d. advised
15. And – don’t – honey – to tidy – room– clean
1 2 3 4 5 6
Your – forget
The best arrangement of the jumbled words is . . .
a. 3 8 1 6 2 4 7 5 c. 6 8 1 2 4 7 5 3
b. 3 2 8 4 1 6 7 5 d. 6 7 2 5 8 1 4 3
Read the text and answer questions 16 to 17
You are invited to :
Occasion : Birthday party
Date : March 27, 2009
Time : 07.00 pm
Place : At my house
I am looking forward to your coming
16. What is Maludin’s purpose to write such kind of the text ?
a. To describe her birthday party
b. To ask Tiur to look at her party
c. To give information to Tiur how to come to
d. To invite Tiur to come to her birthday party
17. Where will the party be held ?
a. At Tiur’s house c. At my house
b. At Maludin’s house d. At your house
Read the text and answer question 18 to 20
Why don’t we go and see the rock concert tomorrow evening ?
Let’s meet at Lebak Bulus station at 5 pm, ok ?
18.What kind of text is it ?
a. announcement c. notice
b. message d. advertisement
19. Lidya wants to . . .
a. see the rock concert with Dian
b. ask Dian to see the rock concert
c. make sure that the rock concert is good
d. tell Dian that there is a rock concert tomorrow
20. Let’s meet at Lebak Bulus station at 5 pm.
The sentence above express . . .
a.asking something c. offering something
b. refusing d. suggestion
21. Aldi : Will you join us going to the
Ari : . . . the weather is not so good
a. I’m not sure c. I’m not ready
b. I’m not keen on it d. I’m not favor of it
22. Linda : Oh my God ! I . . . my wallet
Denny : What a pity ! Let’s find it !
a. Get c. lose
b. Got d. lost
23. Munir : Wow, the weather is so hot. I
Can’t stand it.
Elyza : That’s right. . . .
I’ll take it for you.
Munir : Thanks, that’s very kind of you
a. Can you drink
b. May I have some drink
c. Would you like some drink
d. Could you take some drink
24. Yunita : Would you like a glass of orange
Johan : . . . It must be nice this time
Yunita : OK. Wait a moment
a. No, thank you c. Yes , please
b I’m sorry d. I don’t think so
. Study the price list of the following items
And complete the statement given
Andri’s pen : Rp 45.000
Susi’s pen : Rp 124.000
Soni’s pen : Rp 250.000
Misako’s pen : Rp 75.000
25. Soni’s pen is . . .
a. as cheap as Susi’s c. the cheapest of all b. cheaper than Misako’s d. the most expensive
26. Susi’s pen is . . .
a. cheaper than Andri’s pen
b. more expensive than Soni’s pen
c. cheaper than Soni’s pen
d. the most expensive of all
27. I really enjoyed my vacation last January . While
I . . . on the beach, Andi was swimming in the
a.walk c. walked
b. was walking d. have walked
28. Rika : Can you help me to get some food ?
Santi : Yes , of course
The italicized words is an expression of . . .
A .request c. agreement
b. permission d. invitation
For questions 29, arranged the jumbled sentence
In to good order
29. . . .
1. The mouse was dishonest but the frog was
2. A mouse and a frog had always been fighting
With each other over who sould be the master
Of a piece of land
3. It flew down quickly and carried them off with
Its powerful claws
4. What a good meal they would make, said the
5. One day the frog challenged the mouse to fight
In the wet field
6. The two animals made spears out of a water
Plant for the fight
7. While they were fighting a hungry eagle saw
The best arrangement of the jumbled
Sentence above is . . .
a. 2 4 1 6 7 5 3 c. 5 1 2 6 7 3 4
b. 5 7 2 1 5 3 4 d. 2 1 5 6 7 4 3
For questions 30 to 33 ,read the following text and choose the best words to complete it
My Football Experience
When I was in Junior high school, I really . . . 30 football. Every Saturday afternoon I . . . 31 in school field with my team and my coach. They were strong and smart players. My coach, Mr Sentana was a kind person . But, while he was coaching us , he was very discipline . He would grounded anyone who . . . 32 late and not . . . 33 the team’s rules
30. a knew c. loved
b. like d. disliked
31. a. practiced c. played
b. studied d. came
32. a. come c. came
b. coming d. comes
33. a. obeyed c. saw
b. followed d. plyed
Read the text, and answer questions 34 to 36
Lena : What’s that in the box over there ?
Moni : Oh, that’s my old comics. I want to give
Them to my kids next door.
Lena : May I have some ?
Moni : Of course ! Take as many as you like .
I have read them all
34. What does Lena do in the dialogue above ?
a. Offering help
b. Asking for something
c. Giving opinion
d. Refusing to do something
35. What is Moni going to do with her old
a. Lend them to Lena
b. Throw them to Lena
c. Give them to the kids next door
d. Read them together with Lena
36’ I want to give them to my kids next door ‘
The underlined word refers to . . .
a.Lena and Moni c. Comics
b. My kids d. Box
37.Army : What are you doing here ?
Fendy : I have to bring this bag but
I can’t do it alone
Army : Well, . . .
Fendy : Thank you so much. I’m lucky
A . Let me help you
b. Nobody help you now
c. I need your help, I think
d. Give me a hand, will you
38. Reza : I think we are having a long dry
Season this year
Vera : . . . No one knows when it will ending
a. I think so c. That’s good idea
b. I don’t think so d. Don’t you think so
39. Shinta : Hi, Lita
Lita : Hi, Shinta
Shinta : We’re having a party for my
Brother, Farhan. . . .
Lita : I’d love to. Thanks
a .Would you like to come
b. Would you like to help me
c. Do you like it ?
d. Please, come with me
40. Putri : Would you mind going to have
Camping with us next weekend ?
Ayu : I’m sorry I can’t
Putri : How about going to fishing at the sea
Ayu : Yes, I’d love to
What does the underlined expression mean?
a.Asking for help c. Refusing invitation
b. Accepting invitation d. Giving suggesti
Read the text,and answer questions 41 to 44
Last Friday , a friend of mine asked me to accompany him to buy a new shirt at a department store. We left the house at 3 p.m by motorcycle. As soon as we arrived there, we went to the clothes section. I left him choose the shirt. But an hour later, I felt bored just watching him confused in choosing the shirt so I left him and went to the cassette counter. Then thirty minutes later I went back to the clothes section but I couldn’t find him there. I went to the parking area. I saw his motorcycle was still there but I couldn’t find him . I waited for him for a few moments then finally I gave up and decided to go home by bus after attaching a message on his motorcycle.
41. What did the writer and his friend visit first
In department store ?
A .Clothes section c. Parking area
b. Cassette counter d. Book store
42. The text above is about . . .
A .losing a frind c. buying a new shirt
b. hanging out in a mall d. going by motorcycle
43. I couldn’t find him there [ line 10 ]
The underlined word refers to . . .
a. Department store c. Clothes section
b. Parking area d. Cassette counter
44. From the text above, we know that finally
The writer . . .
a. met his friend in the parking area
b. touched his friend’s motorcycle
c. rode his friend’s motorcycle
d. went home alone
Read the text, and answer questions 45 to 47
Find the correct spelling and pronunciation
More than 80.000 words with this
Made of strong plastics
Comes in two colours:
Dark grey and light blue
45. What is being advertised in the text above ?
A .A strong plastic c. A complete dictionary
B A correct spelling d. An electronic dictionary
46. From the advertisement above, we know
That . . .
a. The item comes in many colours
b. The price of the item is Rp 104.500
c. One of the item’ colours is ark
d. There are more than 80.000 words in the item
47.you – not – in – thank – for – area – smoking
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
The best arrangement to make a sentence is .
a. 5 – 1 – 2 -7 – 3 – 8 – 6 – 4
b. 5 – 2 – 1 – 7 – 3 – 8 – 6 -4
c. 4 – 1 – 5 – 2 – 7 – 3 – 8 – 6
d. 4 – 5 – 1 – 2 – 7 – 8 – 6 – 3
For questions 48 to 50, choose the best answer based on the following table
48. There are . . . people in Rusia than in Germany
a.More c. Fewest
b. Many d. smaller
49. Which country has the smallest population ?
a.France c. Japan
b. Germany d. Russia
50. Based on the table, Indonesia has the . . .
a. least c. fewest
b. lowest d. most
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