Ulangan semester Bahasa Inggris adalah salah satu ulangan yang cukup menegangkan. Ya, tentu akan menegangkan pabila kita belum menyiapkan diri. Maka pada kesempatan ini saya akan membantu teman-teman untuk menyiapkan diri terlebih dahulu sebelum menghadapi Ulangan Semester Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas VII ( 7 ) Terbaru Descriptive Text Part 2. Salah satu materi di kelas VII ( 7 ) adalah Descriptive Text. Materi ini cukup mudah dan menarik. Berikut adalah Soal Ulangan Semester Bahasa Inggris SMP Kelas VII ( 7 ) Terbaru Descriptive Text Part 2.
The Beauty of Indonesia’s Island
Lake Toba, which is situated in the center of the Bukit Barisan mountain range, is an interesting mountain resort with Samosir Island in the center of the lake. It boats many modern hotels and facilities for water sport such as boating, water skiing and swimming.
In West Sumatra, the center of culture and tourism is Bukit tinggi, situated in the highlands north of the provincial capital of Padang. West Sumatra is a land of scenic beauty with green lakes, and blue mountains.
Java has a great number of attractions, including the world renowned Botanic Garden in Bogor, the wildlife reserve of Ujung Kulon on the south west part of the island. Borobudur, a gigantic Buddhist shrine is situated 42 kilometers northwest of Yogyakarta and the Ijen crater lies in East Java and displays hot springs, waterfalls and free roaming deer as well as a sulphur crater. A three-hour drive from Surabaya, and the a pony ride from the village of Ngadisari over the sea will take you to mount Bromo which is an active volcano with sulphur fumes and smoke still emitting from its depths. The inhabitants of the surrounding areas believe in the God of Bromo and bring offerings to his deity.
Bali is different from the rest of Indonesia because of its unique form of Hinduism called "Hindu Dharma." Religion is at the main source of traditional custom in family and community life. The soul of a Balinese if religion and it finds its expression in art. Many articles and books have been written on Bali.
1. What natural beauty does West Sumatra have?
a. Active volcanoes d. Mountains resort
b. Water sport e. Green lakes and blue mountains
c. Modern hotels
2. Which of the following attractions is not found in at the surroundings of the Ijen crater?
a. Hot springs d. A sulphur crater
b. Waterfalls e. Free-roaming deer
c. A sea of sand
3. Borobudur, a gigantic Buddhist shine is situate 42 kilometers northwest of Yogyakarta.
The underlined word means ......
a. nice c. large e. tall
b. huge d. wonderful
Text 2 for questions 4 to 7
The Luxury of Bintang Senggigi Hotel in Lombok
Situated among beautiful tropical garden right by the sea, Bintang Senggi Hotel offers a friendly atmosphere.
The accomodation comprises tastefully furnished air conditioned rooms with bar, bath, shower, and balcony or patio. For those who prefer extra-privacy, there are some elegant Sasak style bungalows around the gardens.
Other facilities include three restaurants, a 24-hour coffe shop, a swimming pool, tennis and badminton courts and shopping arcades. Watersports including windsurfing and sailing, can be arranged from the beach.
4. What is the text about?
a. Bintang Senggi Hotel c. Sasak style Bungalow e. Sport facilities
b. A beautiful tropical garden
d. Furnished rooms
5. Which of the following is NOT TRUE about the hotel?
a. It provides water sports d. It has a swimming pool
b. Every room is air conditioned e. Beautiful garden are surrounding it
c. It has a restaurant and a coffee shop
6. Which facility is not provided in the hotel?
a. A theatre d. A restaurant
b. A coffee shop e. A swimming pool
c. A badminton court
7. “The accomodation comprises tastefully furnished air conditioned room ......” (paragraph 2)
The description tells us that the rooms have the following qualities, EXCEPT .....
a. They are cool d. They look nice
b. They have furniture e. They are expensive
c. They are comfortable
Text 3 for questions 9 to 11
The Thai New Year is celebrated with the water festival all over the country. However, Songkran in Chiang Mai is considered the most festive. Foreign and domestic tourists head to Chiang Mai for this weeklong, mid-April festival, during which everyone is free to sprinkle or spray people with water. Be prepared to get wet!
Loi (Loy) Krathong and Yee Peng Festival
Of all the festivals held throughout the year, Loi Krathon is the most anticipated. For three nights during the full moon in the 12th month of the Thai calendar (usually November), the rivers and lakes of Chiang Mai are decorated with floating flowers and candles. When the flowers and candles are set afloat on the water, they are often accompanied by perfume or money. The sky is also lit up by the light from flying paper lanterns. People cast off their candles and paper lanterns with praise and hope, believing that by doing so they will avoid bad luck. It is also an expression of gratitude to the ruler of water and heaven.
8. How long is the Songkran festival?
a. 3 days c. 5 days e. 7 days
b. 4 days d. 6 days
9. What do people do with their candles and paper lanterns during the Loi Krathon?
a. They burn them. d. They set them afloat on the water.
b. The put them hanging in the sky. e. They decorate them and then set them on fire.
c. The burn the money in the lanterns.
10. Below are what people believe when they cast off their candles and paper lanterns, EXCEPT . . . .
a. They want to thank the ruler of water.
b. They want to avoid bad luck.
c. They like the beautiful scenery of the festival.
d. They want to send their praise and hope.
e. They want to express their gratitude to the ruler of heaven.
11. The word ‘gratitude’ in the last sentence means . . . .
a. Greatness c. greediness e. grants
b. Gratefulness d. grand
Text 4 for questions 12 to 15
My Best Friend Ever
I’m so lucky because I have three best friends. They are Firsty, Ronald and Jonathan. Firsty is the youngest among us because she was born in December. We call her “The Sweety Firsty”. Her father is French. She is tall and slim. She’s about 171 cm. She has long straight hair. Actually the color of her hair is blonde. However, she dyed her hair black since last year. She has beautiful blue eyes, an oval face and pointed nose. “The Sweety Firsty” is a cheerful, confident, and determined girl. However, she is a little bit careless and stubborn. She has many cats in her house. There are about nine cats. She loves them all. One of her favourite is a little orange cat. She calls her ‘Shinny’. Firsty loves to dance and sing. Nevertheless, she wants to be a model.
Ronald’s nickname is Ron. Most of girls in our school love and adore him. There’s no doubt about his good looking. We call him “The Charming Ron”. His height is 176 cm. Ron has straight hair and perfect face. He is an intelligent and introvert person. Above all, he is humble. He was crowned as The Best Student this year. He won so many prizes on Math, Chemistry and Physic competition. However, his favourite subject is Chemistry. He wants to be a chemist someday.
Jonathan is a funny person. He can always find a way to make the people around him laugh. I wonder what it is in his head for he can create jokes spontaneously. Jonathan’s nick name is Jo. He is plump. He’s about 168 cm tall. His weight is 80 kg. That’s why we call him “The Big Jo”. He has a round face with brown eyes. His spiky hairstyle makes him easily recognized. Jo is a humorous, friendly and an easy going person. He is a movie freak. He would never miss any new movie in the cinema. He dreams of becoming a famous actor one day.
12. The followings are Firsty’s characters, except ……
a. cheerful, humorous, and sensitive d. sensitive, confident, serious
b. determined, humorous, sensitive e. determined, sensitive, and funny
c. cheerful, confident, and strong-minded
13. What is Jonathan like?
a. He is fat, easy going, and funny. d. He is friendly, easy going, and slim.
b. He is plump, humble, and sensitive e. He is chubby, diligent, and sensitive.
c. He is fat, stubborn, and funny.
14. Which statement is TRUE according to the text?
a. Firsty has a round face. d. Jonathan wants to be a chemist.
b. Ron wants to be an artist. e. Ron is a handsome boy
c. Jonathan hates watching movie
15. A word in the text that has the same meaning as “strong-minded” is …….
a. sensitive c. confident e. cheerful
b. determined d. friendly