Thursday, 18 December 2014

Soal Ujicoba-3 Ujian Nasional 2013 SMA/MA Kabupaten Lombok Timur

Soal Ujicoba-3 Ujian Nasional 2013 SMA/MA Kabupaten Lombok Timur

Mata Pelajaran         : Bahasa Inggris
Hari, Tanggal           : ...., ... March 2
Jam                             : ..

  1. Isilah Nomor Ujian, Nama Peserta dan Tanggal Lhir pada lembar Jawaban Unjian Nasional (LJUN), sesuai petunjuk di LJUN.
  2. Hitamkan bulatan di depan nama mata ujian pada LJUN
  3. Tersedia waktu 120 menit untuk mngerjakan paket tes tersebut.
  4. Jumlah soal sebanyak 50 butir, pada setiap butir soal terdapat 4 (empat) atau 5 (lima) pilihan jawaban
  5. Periksa dann bacalah soal-soal sebelum Anda menjawabnya
  6. Laporkan kepada pengawas ujian apabila terdapat lembar oal yang kurang jelas, rusak, atau tidak lengkap
  7. Mintalah kerts buram kepada pengawas ujian, bila diperlukan
  8. Tidak diizinkan menggunakan kalkulator, HP, tabel matematika atau alat bantu hitung lainnya
  9. Periksalh pekerjaan Anda sebelum diserahkan kepada pengawas ujian
  10. Lembar soal tidak boleh dicoret-coret, difotokopi atau digandakan

Listening Section

In this section of the test, you will have the chance to show how well you understand spoken English. There are 3 parts to this section, with special directions for each part.

Part I

Question 1 to 5.
In this part of the test, you will hear some dialogues or questions spoken in English. The dialogues or questions will be spoken two times. They will not be printed in your test book, so you must listen carefully to understand what the speakers say.

After you hear a dialogue and the question about it, read the five possible answers and decide which one would be the best answer to the question you have heard. Now listen to a sample question.

You will hear:
Man                : How about exercising tomorrow morning?
Woman           : Alright. Pick me up at six

You will also hear:
Narrator         : What will the man do?

You’ll read in your test book:
  1. Do exercise at 6
  2. Go with six women
  3. Take exercise alone
  4. Leave the woman alone
  5. Come to the woman’s house

The best answer to the question is “Come to the woman’s house.”
Therefore, you should choose answer (e)
1.            a. She has no time for him
         b. He is very busy
         c. They can meet after 5.00
         d. They introduce themselves
         e. They are strangers

2.            a. to Paris
b. to New York
c.  to Paris and New York
d.                         the man’s house
e.  to some place warmer

3.            a. at the first traffic light
b. on the right side of the first traffic light
c.  on the right side of this street
d.                         on the opposite of the traffic light
e.  at the right traffic light




Part II

Questions 6 to 10
In this part of the test, you will hear several questions or statements spoken in English. The questions and responses will be spoken two times. They will not be printed in your test book, so must listen carefully to understand what the speakers say. You have to choose the best response to each question or statement.

Now listen to a sample question:
You will hear:
Woman           : Good morning, John. How are you?
Man                : ........
You will also hear:
  1. I am fine, thank you
  2. I am in the living room
  3. Let me introduce myself
  4. My name is John Travolta.

The best answer to the question “How are you?” is choice (a), “I am fine, thank you”
Therefore, you should choose answer (a)

6. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.

7. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.

8. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.

9. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.

10. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.

Part III

Questions 11 to 15
In this part of the test, you will hear several monologues. Each monologue will be spoken two times. They will not be printed in your test book, so you must listen carefully to understand what the speakers say.
After you hear a monologue and the questions about it, read the five possible answers and decide which one would be the best answer to the questions you have heard.


12.        a.   the speaker couldn’t speak Indonesian fluently
b.      the students couldn’t speak  English fluently
c.       the school was an Indonesian kindergarten
d.      the students were no longer speak Indonesian fluently
e.       the speaker had never speak Indonesian fluently

13.        a.   her students
b.      her fellow teacher
c.       her headmaster
d.      her boy friends
e.       her lecturer

14.        a.   Ujung Kulon is at the west tip of West Java.
b.      Tourist can reach Ujung Kulon by buses only
c.       Ujong Kulon is a wild conservation
d.      Tourists may not hunt any animals
e.       It is banned to hunt animals in Ujung Kulon
15.        a.   Ujung Kulon, a wild conservation
b.      Ujung Kulon at the west tip of West Java
c.       Ujung Kulon, a tourist attraction
d.      Ujung Kulon with many animals and birds
e.       Ujung Kulon with a single horn rhinoceros

This is the end of the listening section

Reading Section

This text is for questions 16 to 18

The Lion and the Mouse

            Mr. Lion was lying asleep, but was awakened by a mouse running over his face.
“How dare you!” he roared, and raised his paw to kill the mouse.
            “Please, Sir,” begged Miss Mouse, “let me go, and one day I may do something for you in return.”
            “You help me! Ha…ha….,” laughed Mr. Lion, but he let her go.
            One day, Mr. Lion was caught in a net spread by hunters.
            “I can’t get out!” he roared angrily.
            “But I can help you,” said a tiny voice, and up ran Miss Mouse, who nibble and gnawed at the ropes until the lion was free.
            “There,” she said proudly, “If you had not let me go. I would not have found a way to help you.”

16.        What is the moral value drawn in the text?
a.      every animal must help each other
b.      animal is like human in many things
c.       other animals consider lion is their king
d.      a good deed brings about a good return
e.       the lion is always angry with a mouse

17.        “If you had not let me go. I would not have found a way to help you.” (last paragraph)
From the sentence we know that Miss Mouse …….. Mr. Lion
a.      can’t help
b.      couldn’t help
c.       will help
d.      won’t help
e.       could help

18.        Where did the story take place?
a.      in a zoo
b.      in a city
c.       in a field
d.      in a jungle
e.       in a school

Text-1 for questions 19 and 22

BASRA, Iraq: Insurgents ambush a British military convoy Tuesday, killing two soldiers, Reuters reported, citing spokesmen for the British Army in Iraq and the Defense Ministry in London.
            The army spokesman said the first vehicle in a convoy of two armored Land Rovers had been hit by a rocket-propelled grenade. As soldiers from the second vehicle were trying to rescue those hit, they came under attack from small arms life.
            Earlier, U.S. forces were struck by air at what they called a hideout for associates of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Associated Press reported.
19.        The insurgents of the attack of British Military convoy were….
a.      American Army
b.      British Army
c.       British Land Rover
d.      Abu Musab’s enemy
e.       Iraqis fighter

20.        “Insurgents ambush a British military convoy Tuesday, killing two soldiers, Reuters reported, citing spokesmen for the British Army in Iraq and the Defense Ministry in London” (paragraph-1)
This part of text is called ….
a.      newsworthy event
b.      A thesis statement
c.       a recommendation
d.      conclusion
e.       re-orientation

21.        Reuters got the news from ……
a.      spokesmen of Iraqis fighter
b.      spokesmen of Abu Mushab’s ally
c.       spokesmen of American Enemy
d.      spokesman of British Foreign Affair
e.       spokesmen of British Army

22.        “Earlier, U.S. forces were struck by air …” (paragraph-3)
The synonym of the underlined word is ….
a.      supported
b.      forced
c.       hit
d.      reared
e.       guarded

Text for questions 23 to 25

Folded Corner:       Ahmed Habib
      27 Jl. Mawar II
      Selong  83612
      March  10,  2009 
The Job Seeker Adviser
Straight-Line Cosultant 
13 Jl. Jasmine 
Mataram 83125

Dear  Sir,

I’m a senior high school graduate. Because of financial problems, I chose to work right after I finished school. Luckily for me, through the help of a family member, I was able to get a job at an expedition company. I have been working with the company for  2 years now. My job is difficult. I have to deliver mail and other documents to almost every part of the city. Heat, rain, dirt and smoke are all part of my daily life. Sometimes I feel that I’m always on the road and never really get anywhere. I am getting tired and bored with my routine, and I feel like quitting. I don’t want to be a courier all my life! Should I try applying for another job? Even if I do, is it possible to get a higher position and better pay with just my high school diploma? Please advise!
Thank you very much for your advice in advance.

      Ahmed Habib

23.        The letter written by Ahmed Habib in the purpose of …
a.      requesting for service
b.      requesting for compensation
c.       warning the agency
d.      threatening the agency
e.       requesting for advice

24.        What problem does Ahmed Habib have?
a.      He wants to quit from his present job
b.      He wants to get a better expedition company
c.       He wants to be a delivery-man
d.      He wants a higher education
e.       He wants to get advice from the consultant

25.        The letter is a kind of …
a.      Congratulation letter                      d. Complaint letter
b.      Invitation letter                               e. permission letter
c.       requesting letter

Text for questions 26 and 27

Rounded Rectangle: Intergeneration Foundation Announces
The 2nd Storytelling Contest

The Intergeneration Foundation invites people of all ages to tell a story: a narrative of their family’s history or traditions or a story from their imagination. Whether fiction of non fiction, the story should illustrate intergenration needs, connections, relationship understanding and feature characters from at least two generations.
Ideas to inspire and motivate you might be...
• Favorite family stories handed from generation to generation
• Stories about intergenration care giving and sharing.

For further information, visit our website at


26.        What is the announcement about?
a.      A storytelling contest
b.      A foundation announcement
c.       An invitation to listen to a story
d.      An idea of care giving and sharing
e.       A family’s history writing contest

27.        “Ideas to inspire and motivate you might be …..”  The underlined word means….
a.      To tell somebody not to do something
b.      To advise somebody about something
c.       To order somebody to do something
d.      To ask somebody with the ability or desire to do something
e.       To ask somebody to create something special

Text for questions 28 and 29


28.        The advertisement above is about….
a.       A sales executive
b.      Job vacancy
c.       CV. Majestic Pharmaceutical
d.      Product sales
e.       Interested candidates

29.        The phrase “well-spoken in Mandarin and English” means that the candidates must. .…
a.      Teach others the two languages
b.      Know only these two languages
c.       Understand what people are saying
d.      Know how to translate
e.       Be fluent in Mandarin and English

Text for questions 30 to 32

            Even though many people think that national activities are usually concentrated in big cities, village people can still receive information, education and entertainment through television. Take the national and the world news for example. These programs generally give its viewers the latest information on national and international events. By watching news programs, village people can keep abreast of what’s happening on the other side of the world. Other programs featuring the animal kingdom, farm life, cultural events, and health issues educate the villagers on various aspects of life. These programs can certainly broaden their horizons and hopefully give them fresh ideas on how to improve their standard of living.
            Programs such as music, film series, quizzes, and dance shows with their entertaining nature provide visual enjoyment. Relaxing at home while enjoying free entertainment is something villagers usually look forward to after a day of hard work. So, television really offers a lot of benefits to villagers. It gives them access to information, education, and entertainment, thus widening their horizons.

30.        What is the topic of the text?
a.      Progress of television programs for villagers
b.      Kinds of television programs for people in village
c.       Watching television is interesting for villagers
d.      Television’s programs concentrated in big cities
e.       Benefit of television programs for villagers

31.        Which ones are included to educational programs of television for villagers?
a.      animal kingdom, farm life and culture event
b.      national and world news of events
c.       film series, quizzes and dance shows
d.      national news of event and dance shows
e.       film series and world news of events

32.        Television really provides many advantages to the villagers because.....
a.      it can broaden people’s knowledge  and horizons in big cities
b.      it gives visual enjoyment through its educational programs
c.       it can give them information, education and entertainment
d.      it gives fresh ideas of how to improve standard of life through its quizzes
e.       it gives only free entertainment for villagers after a day of hard work

Text for questions 33 to 36

            Nature has always provided a stimulus for inventive minds. Early flying machines clearly were an attempt to emulate the freedom of birds. Architects and engineers have often consciously modeled buildings on forms found in nature. A more recent example of the inspsiration given by nature is the invention of Velcro. The inventor of this now common fastening device noticed that small burrs attached to his dog’s coat grasped the hairs by means of tiny hooks. This led him to invent a synthetice fabric whose surfaces mimic the clasping properties of this natural seapod.
            Animals and plants have evolved solutions to the kinds of problems that often interest engineers and designers. Much current research in material science is concerned with actively examining the natural world, especially at the molecular level, for inspiration to develop materials with novel properties. This relatively new field of study is sometimes known as biomimetics, since it consciously attempts to mimic nature. Then, researchers have investigated several interesting areas.    
Predictions for future inventions that may be developed from these lines of research include so called smart structures that design and repair themselves in a similar way to a variety of processes in the natural world. For example, engineers have envisaged bridges that would detect areas heavily stressed by vehicle movement or wind. The bridge structure would then automatically add or move material to the weak areas until the stress is reduced. The same principle might be used to repair damaged buildings. Other new materials that have been imagined are substances that would copy photosythesis in green plants in order to create new energy sources. The potential impact of biometric research is so great that twenty first century may come to be known as the “Age of Materials”.

33.        The passage is concerned with ....
a.      the development of products based on nature
b.      the effect of the Age Materials on nature
c.       problems that preoccupy designers and engineers
d.      future reserach into the uses of Velcro
e.       problems that preoccupy architecs and engineers

34.        Why does the author mentions Velcro?
a.      to show how a natural structure inspired a useful invention
b.      to complain that burrs attach themselves to his dog’s coat
c.       to give an example of tiny hooklike structure in synthetic fabric
d.      to suggest the use of Velcro as a means of fastening objects
e.       to notice this now common fastening devices of tiny hooks

35.        The word “novel” in paragraph-2 is closest in meaning to....
a.       familiar                           d. fictious
b.      unique                            e. fairy
c.       legendary

Text for questions 36 to 38

            A kangaroo is an animal found only in Australia, although it has a smaller relative, called wallaby, which lives on the Australian island of Tasmania and also in New Guinea.
            Kangaroos eat grass and plants. They have short front legs, but very long and very strong back legs and a tail. These they use for sitting up on and for jumping. Kangaroos have been known to make forward jumps of over eight meters, and leap across fences more than three meters high. They can also run at speeds of over 45 kilometers per hour.
            The largest kangaroos are the Great Grey Kangaroo and the Red Kangaroo. Adults grow to a length of 1.60 meters and weigh over 90 kilos.
            Kangaroos are marsupials. This means that the female kangaroo has an external pouch on the front of her body. A baby kangaroo is very tiny when it is born, and it crawls at once into this pouch where it spends its first five months of life.

36.        Kangaroo’s smaller relative is found …..
a.      not only in Australia island
b.      only in Australia
c.       only in Australian island
d.      only in Irian island
e.       only in Tasmania

37.        “ Kangaroos are marsupials” (paragraph-4)
The word ’marsupials’ means …..
a.      an animal which can make forward jump
b.      an animal which has front and back legs to jump
c.       an animal which eats grass and plants
d.      an animal which has an external pouch in front
e.       an animal which spends its first five months of life

38.        “A baby kangaroo is very tiny when it is born, and it crawls at once into this pouch where it spends…” (paragraph-4)
The word ‘pouch’ means…
a.      a small bag carried in the pocket
b.      a pocket carried by a kangaroo
c.       a bag like pocket carried by animal
d.      a pocket of bag on a wallaby
e.       a bag like pocket of skin on kangaroo

Text-1 for questions 39 to 41
            The European battlefront was a very different affair from the situation in the middle-east. Early in April 1917, the first Anzac Corps was transported to that part of northern France known as Flanders. Here they took over a section of the front, south east of Armentiers, facing the powerful, well-trained German Army. Both sides were locked together in an endless array of trenches padded with sandbags and protected by thick belts of barbed wire. The Australians were issued with British steel helmets and gas masks, for the Germans were using poisonous gas in their attack. The first months were fairly quiet. The intermittent artillery and sniper fire contrasted favorably with the terrible conditions at Gallipoli. The troops enjoyed better rations, patrolled “No man’s Land” (the area between the opposing trenches) freely and watched aerial dogfights for amusement.
Gradually, the raids on both sides increased and the troops came to appreciate their helmets and gas masks. The enemy raided first on 5th May and a month later an Australian raiding party, all volunteers, retaliated and succeeded in taking prisoners. More raids followed but they were nothing compared with the battle that was to came in July. On the first of that month, the British launched their tragically famous offensive on the Somme. The battle of the Somme was to become a series of battles against the Germans in northern France, lasting several months.

39.        What were the first Anzac Corps facing when they attempted to take over the south east of Armentiers?
a.      The France Troops
b.      The Australians
c.       The well-trained Germany Army
d.      The British
e.       Some snipers

40.        What did the German Army use to attack the Australians during the war?
a.      rifles                                        d. bomber aircrafts
b.      poisonous gas                         e. mortars
c.       barbed wire

41.        “The first months were fairly quiet.” (Paragraph-1) The antonym of the word ‘quiet’ is…
a.      diplomatic                              c. noisy                        e. lazy
b.      peaceful                                  d. smooth

Text for questions 42 to 45

Experiments have shown that in selecting personnel for a job, interviewing is, at best, a hindrance and may even cause harm. These studies have disclosed that the judgments of interviewers differ markedly and bear little or no relationship to the adequacy of job applicants. Of the many reasons why this should be the case, four in particular stand out.
The first reason is related to an error of judgment known as the “halo effect.” If a person has one noticeably good trait, his or her other characteristics will be judged as better than they really are. The”horns effect” describes essentiallty the same error, but focuses on one particular bad trait. Interviewers are also prejudiced by the “primacy effect.” This error occurs when interpretation of later information is distorted by earlier related information.  But studies have repeatedly demostrated that such an impression is unrelated to the aptitude of the applicant. The phenomenon known as the “contrast effect” also skew the judgment of interviewers. A suitable candidate may be underestimated because he or she is different from a previous one who appears exceptionally intelligent..
Since interviews as a form of personnel selection have been shown to be inadequate, other selection procedures have been devised that more accurately predict candidate suitability. Of the variuos tests devised, the predictor that appears to do this most successfully is the applicant’s cognitive ability as measured by variety of verbal and spatial tests.

42.        The passage mainly discuss the....
a.      judgments of interview concerning job applicant
b.      techniques interviewers use for judging job applicant
c.       effect of interviewing on job applicants
d.      weaknesses of the job interview process
e.       strenghts of the job interview process

43.        The word hindrance in paragraph-1 is closets in meaning to .....
a.      procedure                          d. encourgament
b.      interference                      e. measurement
c.       assistance

44.        “.... his or her other characteristics will be judged as better than they really are.” (paragraph-2). The word “they” refers to....
a.      judgments                         d. characteristics
b.      halo effects                       e. persons
c.       reasons

45.        The author mentions all the following reasons why interviewing is not an accurate way to predict candidate suitability EXCEPT the...
a.      cognitive effect                 d. hallo effect
b.      primacy effect                  e.  horn effect
c.       contrast effect

Folded Corner: To : Mr. Arman,

We will have a monthly meeting at 1:00 p.m. 
Don’t forget to bring your financial report.
We will discuss it togehter.
Please come on time. Thank you

Text for questions 46

46.        “We will discuss it together”
The word “it” refers to ….
a.      the report                                      d. the financial report
b.      the meeting                                   e. the place
c.       the monthly meeting

Text for question 47.

            A spider web looks delicate but it is very strong. It can hold 4000 times a spider’s weight. But how does it form?
            First the spider spins a thread of silk. The thread gets blown over to a branch by the wind. Then she makes another two threads and makes a Y shape. Next she makes more threads and they look like spokes off a wheel. Then the spider goes in a spiral, out and back in, sits in the middle and waits for food.
            This is how a web is formed.

47.        The purpose of the text is ….
a.      to explain why a spider form a web
b.      to explain where a spider waits for food
c.       to explain how a spider form its web
d.      to explain what a spider spins
e.       to explain what a spider’s weigh is

Text for questions 48 to 50.

            Since the first production of “Private Lives” in 1930, with the theatre’s two leading sophisticates Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence in the leads, the play as tended to be chosen as a vehicle for starts.
            QUT Academy of the Arts’ production boasted no ‘stars’, but certainly fielded potential stars in a sparkling performance that brought out just how fine a piece of craftsmanship Coward’s play is. More than 60 years later, what new could be deduced from so familiar a theme? Director Rod Wissler’s highly perceptive approach went beyond the glittery surface of Witty banter to the darker implications beneath.
            With the shifting of attitudes to social values, it became clear that Victor and Sibly were potentially the more admirable of the couples, with standards better adjusted than the volatile and self-indulgent Elyot and Amanda.
            The wit was there, dexterously ping-ponged to and fro by a vibrant Amanda (Catherine Jones) and a suave Elyot (Daniel Kealy). Julie Eckersley’s Sibly was a delightful creation, and Phillip Cameron-Smith’s more serious playing was just right for Victor. Jodie Levesconte was a superb French maid, James Maclean’s set captured the thirties atmosphere with many subtle touches.
            All involved deserve the highest praise.

48.        According to the passage, “Private Live” brought out a sparkling performance of the stars because of the great work of ….
a.      QUT Academy of the Arts
b.      Director Rod Wissler
c.       Victor and Sibly
d.      Catherine Jones and Daniel Kealy
e.       Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence

49.        Who did act as couples for Victor and Sibly in the “Private Live”?
a.      Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence
b.      Phillip Cameron Smith and Julie Eckersley
c.       Catherine Jones and Daniel Kealy
d.      Jodie Lavesconte and James Maclean
e.       Rod Wissler and Noel Coward

50.        All involved deserve the highest praise”. The closest word in meaning to the underlined word is ….
a.      Earn                                     d. honor
b.      Energetic                              e. charming
c.       bright


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