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Sekolah Menengah Pertama/ Mdrasah Tsanawiyah
 Kelas : IX, Ebtanas (Bahasa Inggris/Tahun 2007)
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                                                    Young Stars

          The finalists of "Akademi Fantasi Indosiar 1" (AFI) are wonderful young people.
          Mawar who was born on 26 February 1985 is a cute girl. She has straight, short hair. Her bright skin, chubby cheeks, and lovely smile make her look very marvellous. She is not very tall. However, her weight which is 40 kgs matches her body well and makes her look cute.
          Unlike Mawar, Ve looks tall. She is 1.69 meters tall. She looks quite slim. She weighs 45 kgs. Compared to Mawar, Ve looks darker. The 22 years-old girl has black, straight hair.
          Another finalist is Ismail who is better known as Smile. The young man who was born on 16 September 1983 looks much bigger and taller than his two female fiends. He is tall and muscular. His complexion is fair and his hair is short and straight.

1.   The text is about ........
A.Mawar AFI
C.Ismail AFI
D.The finalists of AFI

2.   What do you think about Mawar ........
A.She is taller than Ve.
B.She is heavier than Ve.
C.She is younger than Smile.
D.Her skin is darker than.

3.   "Her bright skin, chubby cheeks, and lovely smile ........" (Paragraph 2)
The underlined word can mean ........

4.   What does the advertisement tell just about ........
A.Many kinds of trucks.
B.Farming tools.
C.Heavy duty equipment and machinery.
D.Many construction machineries

5.   United Tractors Tbk offers us the following things, except ........
A.construction machineries
B.factory machineries
C.many kind of trucks
D.concrete mixer

6.   "United Tractors offers us many kind of logging machineries such as trucks and trailers." The word "logging" has closely meaning to ........
A.work of cutting down forest trees for timber
B.wood processing machine in the factory
C.wood or timber product by a factory
D.work of processing timber for some products

                                        The Indonesian Archipelago


          Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia that consists of more than 13,000 islands. The islands lie along the equator and extend more than 5,000 kilometers. Many of the islands cover only a few square kilometers. But about a half of New Guinea and three quarters of Borneo also belong to Indonesia. Both islands are the second-and-third largest islands in the world, after Greenland.
          Many geographers divide the more than 13,600 islands of Indonesia into three groups: (1) the Greater Sunda Islands, (2) the lesser Sunda Islands, and (3) the Mollucas. Indonesia also includes Irian Jaya, which is part of New Guinea.
          The Greater Sunda includes Borneo, Sulawesi, Java and Sumatera. The Lesser Sunda Islands extend from Bali eastward to the Timor. The Mollucas lie between Sulawesi and New Guinea. The western part of New Guinea is called Irian Jaya, an Indonesian territory. Compared to the other regions, Irian Jaya is the most thinly populated.

7.   Where is Indonesia located ........
A.In Southwest Asia.
B.Along the equator.
C.Near Mollucas.
D.In the Greenland.

8.   Paragraph two talks about ....
A.the three divisions of Indonesia's islands.
B.the greater Sunda islands.
C.the Indonesian geographers.
D.the position of Indonesia

9.   Which of the followings belongs to the first largest island in the world ........
B.Irian Jaya.
C.New Guinea.

10.   Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE according to the text ........
A.Most of Indonesian population live in Irian Jaya.
B.Indonesia has more than 13,000 islands.
C.Borneo is the third biggest island in the world.
D.The Mollucas is between Sulawesi and New Guinea.

     A hotel is the home of the guests and tourists, when they are away from home. The first impression the guests have of a hotel is the way the doorman and the bellboy at the door and the clerks at the front desk greet them. The guests often form their opinion of the hotel by reception they receive. The guests are usually happy if they feel welcome and can get to their rooms quickly.

11.   The underlined word "bellboy" means a boy or a man who ........
A.helps the guests in a hotel carry their bags.
B.receives people arriving in a hotel.
C.lets people in and out in a large building.
D.goes with and serves or looks after another.

12.   The underlined word "welcome" means ........

The students of IA have just finished doing an experiment in the laboratory. It is nine fifteen. It is time for them to have a break now. Etvia and her friends are in the canteen. The canteen is big and clean. There is a washing table with the sentence "Wash your hands before and after eating" above it. There are bowls ofside-dishes (lauk-pauk) and drinks sold in the canteen. All the students queue up to buy their food. Discipline and obedience help to make sure every body follow the canteen rules. The rules are to queue up to buy food and not to spit on the floor. If the students are cooperative, the canteen will be clean and safe.

13.   The students are in the ........ now.

14.   What are the canteen rules ........
A.Work together to prepare food.
B.Discipline and obedience.
C.Wash your hands before and after eating.
D.Queue up to buy food and not to spit on the floor.

15.   "There is a washing table with the sentence 'Wash your hands before and after eating' above it."
The word 'it' refers to ........
A.the washing table
B.the sentence
C.the canteen
D.the hand

Here are some .....(16)..... on how to be a successful English learner. First, don't be .....(17)..... of making mistakes. Second, use every opportunity to practice your English.
At last, be an optimistic person.



                                              The Lamb and the Wolf

     One day the wolf was slaking his thirst at a stream when he chanced to see a lamb, also drinking, at some distance down the stream.
     Outraged, he growled, "You are muddying my drinking water, now I shall eat you."
     The lamb protested, "But, Sir, how can I be muddying your drinking water? I am farther down stream than you are. The water is flowing from your part of the stream to where I am."
     "Upstream or downstream, your drinking is muddying my water, and I shall eat you." So saying, the wolf leaped upon the lamb and devoured him.

18.   Where did the story happen ........
A.On the river
B.In the forest
C.In the jungle
D.At the zoo

19.   The following facts made the wolf get angry with the lamb, except ........
A.the lamb muddied the water
B.the wolf wanted to eat the lamb
C.the lamb drank at the same stream
D.the lamb protested him

20.   We can learn from the story that ........
A.Never drink the river water.
B.Never clean our body on the stream.
C.The bad will always beat the good.
D.The strong will always rule the weak.

21.   What is the first thing to do when cooking rice using a magic com ........
A.Adjusting the quantity of water.
B.Washing the rice, in the inner pot.
C.Plugging the cable into the electricity socket.
D.Weighing the rice using the measure cup.

22.   The maximum amount of rice that can be cooked with the magic com is ........measure cups.

23.   "Put it in the inner pot, and adjust the quantity of water."
The underlined word means the ........ of water as suggested.

A tiger once caught a fox while hunting for food. The fox was very bold. "I am the king of the forest," he said. But the tiger grew ....(24).... and said that he would eat the fox at once. "If you don't believe me, come for a walk with me," answered the fox quite calmly. "You'll soon see whether all the other animals are afraid of me or not." The tiger agreed to go with the fox. ....(25).... all the animals saw them coming, ....(26).... ran away as fast as they could. The tiger never found out that the animals were really frightened of him and not the fox.

A.very strong
B.quite friendly
C.very angry
D.rather sad



I cannot live without my pets. My dog is terrific and my cats are too. Everybody knows that dogs and cats are enemies, but my pets can live together peacefully. There were three cats and one dog. They slept and played together just like old mates. Now Pretty, one of my kittens, has gone. I've lost her somewhere. I hope I can find her again.

27.   The word which is the similar in meaning to the underlined word "terrific" ........

28.   The word which is the most similar in meaning to the underlined word "mates" ........

     A rain forest, a very dense forest is usually found in tropical areas. These forests have warm climates. Rain forests also receive a high amount of rainfall. A special trait of these forests is the large amount of plants and animals living in them.
     Another trait of the rainforest is the forest canopy. This canopy is formed by the branches and leaves of the large trees. The canopy forms a green roof over the forest. Most birds live ip the branches of the canopy.
     Unfortunately, rain forests are rapidly depleting. People are clearing more and more rain forests for timber. Some people are cutting down trees illegally. This is called illegal logging. If the forests are cleared, many animals and plants may become extinct.

29.   What is the text about ........
A.Plants and animals.
B.Illegal logging.
C.Tropical areas.
D.Rain forest.

30.   From the text above we know that the area of rainforest is ........
A.still the same as some years ago
B.getting smaller
C.wider than before
D.clearer than usual

31.   "Unfortunately, rain forests are rapidly depleting." (Paragraph 3)
The underlined word means ........
A.increasing fast
B.vanishing step by step
C.developing gradually
D.decreasing fast

32.   When will Putri's family come to Ratih's town ........
A.Last month.
B.Next holiday.
C.Before new year
D.In March

33.   What will Ratih show to Putri's family ........
A.A new park.
B.Her new place.
C.A new train.
D.A railway station

34.   How would Putri's family go to Ratih's house ........
A.By car.
B.By bus.
C.By train.
D.By plane.

35.   In what year was Delia born ........

36.   Delia hopes that Anita ........
A.brings a present
B.wears a new dress
C.attends the party
D.sings and dances

37.   X    :  Get up, please. Riko.
Y    :  In a minute, Mom. I'm still sleepy.
X    :  Come on. Have a shower right now, or you'll be late for school.
Where does the dialogue take place?
A.In the office
B.At home
C.In class
D.In the library

38.   Dony   :  ........do you go fishing?
Deni    :  Once a week.
A.How far
B.How long
C.How often
D.How many

39.   Lidya    :  What a lovely purse!
Anne    :  Thank you. I ........ it myself.
Lidya    :  Did you?
Anne    :  Yes, I did.
C.am making
D.was making

40.   Mr. Wilman   :  Mr. Enoch, do you mind having dinner at my house this evening?
Mr. Enoch     :  That sounds good.
Mr. Wilman   :  Are you sure?
Mr. Enoch     : ........
A.I'm positive
B.Fine, go ahead
C.I'm afraid I can't
D.No, I can't

41.   Rita      :  Hi, friends! Tomorrow is a holiday. What shall we do?
Ratih    :  How about going to Ramayana Department store?
Emi      :  ........What about swimming.
Rita      :  OK, so what time shall we go?
Emi      :  Nine o'clock.
A.That's not a good idea
B.I agree with you
C.That's fine
D.You're right

Based on the pictures above, the refrigerator is ........
A.cheaper than the washing machine.
B.the cheapest of all.
C.the most expensive.
D.expensive as the television

The notice means that ........ the grass.
A.we are allowed to cut
B.we are allowed to pick up
C.we must not walk on
D.we must not clean

This notice means ........
A.Throw your rubbish here
B.Do not throw rubbish here
C.Bring your own rubbish
D.Do not pick up the rubbish

45.   1. An interesting program makes us keep watching it.
2. They are music, film, sports, news, and many others.
3. We can choose as we wish.
4. There are a lot of TV programs we can enjoy.

The best arrangement of the above sentences to make a paragraph is ........
A.4 - 3 - 2 - 1
B.4 - 2 - 3 - 1
C.1 - 2 - 4 - 3
D.1 - 2 - 3 - 4

46.   Look at the picture.

Where do you usually find the sign above ........
A.In the classroom.
B.On the bus.
C.In the garden.
D.On the train.


What does the sentence mean ........
A.Turtle is one of the protected animals.
B.We must save protected animals.
C.Protected animals may be made into products.
D.We can make use of protected animals.

48.   the lights -  you - before - leave - turn off - the room.
      1            2         3          4           5            6
The correct arrangement is ........
A.4 - 6 - 3 - 5 - 2 - 1
B.4 - 1 - 3 - 2 - 5 - 6
C.5 - 1 - 3 - 2 - 4 - 6
D.5 - 6 - 3 - 2 - 4 - 1

49.   Arrange these sentences to make a good paragraph.
   1. Yanto can collect six to seven hundred rupiahs from selling newspapers.
   2. He goes to an SMP in the afternoon and in the morning he sells newspapers
       around our neighbourhood.
   3. Yanto saves some of his money in a saving box.
   4. Yanto's house is not very far from my house.
   5. He spends it on books and other things.
A.1 - 3 - 5 - 2 - 4
B.4 - 2 - 3 - 5 - 1
C.1 - 3 - 5 - 4 - 2
D.4 - 2 - 1 - 5 - 3

50.   Which of the italic words has incorrect spelling ........
A.Indonesian people are very friendly.
B.All people should be responsible for their duties.
C.Travelling is more intresting than fishing.
D.Teenagers are smarter and more creative nowadays.

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