Friday, 15 April 2016

Soal-Soal Ulangan Harian Pilihan Ganda Singkat Kelas VIII SMP/MTs 2016

This text is for question 1.
Do not leave any valuables in lockers.
Management will not be responsible for any losses or damages to your belongings.
1.             What does the caution mean?
A.    The management is responsible for the safety of your valuables.
B.     Your belongings are valuable for the management.
C.     You are prohibited to leave valuables in lockers.
D.    Valuable things will be damaged in lockers.
The following text is for questions 2 and 3.
Dear Anes,
Alya was looking for you during your math course.
She wanted to borrow your physics notebook.
She asked you to contact her as soon as you’re home.
I’m dropping mom off at the supermarket.
2.             From the text we know that ……..
A.    Alya attends a math course.
B.     Alya would like to return Anes’ notebook.
C.     Anes calls Alya to borrow a book.
D.    Indra and his mother are going to the supermarket.

 3.             Whom do you think Indra is?
A.    Anes’ friend                                        
B.     Anes’ brother               
C.     Alya’s friend
D.    Alya’s brother
The following text is for questions 4 to 6.
This is a reminder for students who have submitted the scholarship application form but have not completed all the required documents. The latest submission of those documents will be on March 20, 2014. After that date, we cannot process incomplete applications. Please ignore this reminder if you have completed your application. The school will notify the shortlisted candidates via letter by the first of April 2014.

4.             What is the purpose of the text?
A.    To remind the students who have not completed all the required documents.
B.     To give scholarship to the students who have completed the application.
C.     To ask students to submit the application soon.
D.    To notify the shortlisted candidates.
5.             Where can the announcement probably be found?
A.    At an office announcement board.      
B.     At a travel agent brochure.      
C.     At a school document file.
D.    At a school announcement board.
6.             “The school will notify the shortlisted candidates …….” (line 5)
The similar meaning of the underlined word is …..
A.    cancel               
B.     inform
C.     accept
D.    distribute
The following text is for questions 7 to 8.
We have the pleasure to invite all of year-nine students to a class discussion
for the preparation of the final examination.
Saturday, 17 February 2014
2.00 – 3.30 pm
Multimedia Room of SMPN 1 Selong
Drs. Sapruddin, M.Pd (The Principal)
Drs. Bambang Setyo, M.Pd (A Senior Phsycolog)
Hadiatul Azni (The Best Graduate of Academic Year 2012/2013)
Attendance Confirmation : Rafika (IX A) phone : 08523765893

7.             Who are invited to the discussion?
A.    All students.                                        
B.     Year-nine students.
C.     The year-nine teachers.
D.    The year-nine students’ parents.
8.             Which information can be found in the text?
A.    The discussion is held in the morning.
B.     The discussion lasts for two hours.
C.     There are four speakers in the discussion.
D.    You should contact Rafika if you intend to attend the discussion.

The following text is for questions 9 to 11.
Dear Clara,

Hi, Lia. How are you? It’s been a year since we last met and I won’t stop writing you letters. I am enjoying the dusk on the balcony, while writing this letter. It’s a good time to relax, after a busy day.
These few weeks have been so hectic for me. I have to attend courses after school and study, to prepare for the National Examination. However, I don’t want to consider these activities as burdens, which would drive me crazy. So, I spend time playing and hanging out with my friends, or family. We need leisure time, don’t we?
How about you? Please write as soon as you can. I look forward to your stories.



9.             When does Clara write the letter?
A.    In the morning                                                 
B.     At midday                               
C.     In early evening
D.    Before sleeping
10.         What is the main idea of the second paragraph?
A.    Clara’s busy day                                  
B.     Vania’s activities
C.     Courses after school
D.    National Examination
11.         What does Vania do after school?
A.    Attend courses                                                
B.     Relax on the balcony
C.     Write letters to her friends      
D.    Hang out with her friends
The following text is for questions 12 to 14.

Sheraton Grand Hotel

Room Amenities:                                                 Hotel Facilities:
-    Attached bathrooms                                      -   24 hour reception, security with CCTV        
-    Broadband internet (complimentary)             -   Restaurants
-   Bathroom amenities                                       -   Laundry/dry cleaning service
-   Cable channels                                               -   Currency exchange
-   LCD TV and DVD Player                             -   Concierge
-   Individually adjustable air-conditioning           -   Business Center
-   Complimentary tea/coffee making facilities      -   Salon
-   Local calls (Complimentary)

For sales enquiry,                                       Discount rate,                     please quote the reference:                          Jakarta Post Sheraton

 12.         What is the purpose of the text?
A.    To inform the customers about the discount rate in Sheraton Grand Hotel.
B.     To invite people to come to Sheraton Grand Hotel.
C.     To describe the facilities of Sheraton Grand Hotel.
D.    To advertise Sheraton Grand Hotel.
13.         Which is NOT true about the text?
A.    The hotel will give a discount rate to all the guests.
B.     The guests can browse the internet free of charge.
C.     The guests can make a local call every time.
D.    The guests can book the hotel via e-mail.
14.         “Room amenities”. The underlined word can be replaced by ….
A.    equipment        
B.     facilities 
C.     enquiry
D.    access

The following text is for questions 15 to 18.
How to make an igloo from eggshells
Materials :
·         Egg shells
·         Paper Towels
·         Permanent markers

Steps :
1.      Gently break the egg shell in half making two equal parts.
2.      Gently rinse and wipe the inside of the eggshell out. Let dry for about 10 minutes by using paper towels.
3.      Using a permanent ink marker draw an upside down letter “U” on the lower edge of the egg shell; fill in the entire area so it looks like a tunnel entrance, or maybe a door.
4.      Using the same marker, either make jagged lines or symmetrical lines starting at the top of the egg shell and working down to look like blocks of snow.

15.         The text tells us about the process of ….
A.    drying egg shells                                  
E.     painting egg shells       
F.      making an igloo
G.    drawing jagged lines
16.         The paper towels are used to….
A.    make lines                                            
B.     dry the egg shell                                  
C.     break the egg shell
D.    wipe the shell
17.         Which of the following statements below is TRUE based on the text?
A.    Block of snow are made by drawing jagged lines
B.     It takes about half an hour to dry the egg shell
C.     An igloo is a kind of subtropical house
D.    An igloo is shaped like a box.
18.         “…it looks like a tunnel entrance, …” (step 3)
The underlined word refers to ……..
A.    the upside down letter “U”                 
B.     the entire area              
C.     the egg shell
D.    the igloo

The following text is for questions 19 to 22.
Covent Garden is one of the most popular parts of London. Tourists and Londoners, adults and kids – they all enjoy the great shops, restaurants and cafes, and, most of all, they love the street performers. At Covent Garden, you can see some of the best street performers in the world. There are jugglers, clowns, magicians, living statues, musicians – the list goes on and on!
Before they can perform there, performers have to pass a test (it doesn’t cost anything). The shows are free and performers don’t go round and collect money – but most people throw money into the hat! The performers can keep all the money. Sometimes the audience is small but often there are big crowds, and there’s a lot of money at the end of the show.
Chantelle plays the violin in an orchestra, but she prefers Covent Garden! “The Crowds are always great here, she says, “and the money’s better than my orchestra job!
19.         What do performers have to do before they can perform in Covent Garden?
A.    Pass the test                                         
B.     Collect money                         
C.     Pay some money
D.    Pass the test and pay
20.         Chantelle plays in Covent Garden because ….
A.    she needs money                                 
B.     she hasn’t got a job      
C.     her orchestra plays there
D.    the crowds and money are great
21.         “ Before they can perform there, …. “ (paragraph 2)
The word ‘they’ refers to ….
A.    people              
B.     tourists             
C.     performers
D.    Londoners
22.         From the text, we know that ……
A.    Covent Garden is only a place for art performance.
B.     Visiters can enjoy various art performances in Covent Garden.
C.     All artists can perform in Covent Garden freely.
D.    The performers like perform in Covent Garden because of the big crowds.

The following text is for questions 23 to 26

The Leaning Tower of Pisa (Italian: Torre pendente di Pisa) or simply the Tower of Pisa (Torre di Pisa) is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa. It is situated behind the Cathedral and is the third oldest structure in Pisa’s Cathedral Square (Piazza del Duomo) after the Cathedral and the Baptistry.
The height of the tower is 55.86 m (183.27 ft) from the ground on the low side and 56.70 m (186.02 ft) on the high side. The width of the walls at the base is 4.09 m (13.42 ft) and at the top 2.48 m (8.14 ft). Its weight is estimated at 14,500 metric tons (16,000 short tons). The tower has 296 or 294 steps; the seventh floor has two fewer steps on the north-facing staircase. Prior to restoration work performed between 1990 and 2001, the tower leaned at an angle of 5.5 degrees, but the tower now leans at about 3.99 degrees. This means that the top of the tower is displaced horizontally 3.9 metres (12 ft 10 in) from where it would be if the structure were perfectly vertical.
A popular tourist activity is to pose for photographs pretending to “hold up” the leaning tower and preventing it from falling. The illusion is created through the principle of forced perspective.

23.         What is the text about?
A.    Where the Leaning Tower of Pisa is situated.
B.     The description of Leaning Tower of Pisa.
C.     The history of Leaning Tower of Pisa.
D.    Why the tower of Pisa is leaning.
24.          What is the height of the tower on the high side?
A.    56.70 m.           
B.     4.09 m.             
C.     55.86 m.                       
D.    2.48 m.
25.          On which floor can we find two fewer steps on the north?
A.    Fifth.                
B.     Seventh.                       
C.     Sixth.               
D.    Eighth.
26.          Which of the statements is NOT TRUE based on the text?
A.    Posing for photographs is a popular tourist activity.
B.     The Tower of Pisa is a freestanding bell tower.
C.     Now the tower leans at about 5.5 degrees.
D.    The tower is situated behind a cathedral.

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