Soal Pengayaan Bahasa Inggris Kelas XII – Lulus UN 2013

Great day friend, UN 2013 bagi kelas XII MA KHAS Kempek sudah terasa dengungnya, berbagai macam persiapan untuk menghadapi UN sudah dicanangkan oleh bapak kurikulum dan sebagian sedang dilaksanakan, salah satunya adalah PENGAYAAN. Dan siang hari ini saya akan mengisi pengayaan pelajaran bahasa Inggris di kelas XII.IPA.1, XII.IPS.1 dan XII.IPS.2, harapannya dengan adanya penambahan jam pelajaran pada hari Jum’at ini, semua siswa-siswi kelas XII MA KHAS Kempek bisa LULUS semuanya. Amin…

Nah sebagian soal-soal pengayaan tersebut saya posting di blog GEC KHAS Kempek ini.

Text 1
Whales are the largest animal on earth. Bigger than elephants, they may grow 95 feet long, and weight 150 tons. A baby blue whale, just born, can be 23 feet long and weight 3 tons.
Although whales live in the oceans and can swim like fish, they are not fish. They are mammals, like cows and elephants. Unlike fish, they bear young alive net as eggs. Their babies live on their mother’s milk. They breathe through their lungs and hold their breathe when they go under water. If they cannot come to the surface to breathe fresh air, they will drown. They are warm blooded. Fish, however, lay eggs, breathe oxygen in the water and are cold blooded.
Whales live in all the oceans. In the winter some of them go to warm waters to breed and in the summer most of them go to cold waters to feed. There are two kinds of whales, whales with teeth (toothed whales) and whales without teeth (baleen whales). The toothed whales eat fish and squid, which they can catch with their teeth, although they swallow their food without chewing it. The baleen whales eat plankton (small sea animals and plants). When they find plankton, they open their mouths and swim into the plankton. When they close their mouths, they squeeze out the water and swallow the plankton.
Whales have few enemies. Only human beings and the killer whales attack whales. And whales do not seem to fight among themselves. They usually live from 20 to 30 years.

1. Which of the following is TRUE about whales?
a. Whales are generally 95 feet long and weigh 150 tons
b. Big animals living in the ocean tend to be their enemies
c. like fish, whales can live in all kinds of waters
d. Their life span is usually longer than human beings
e. A new baby whale may weigh one-fife-teeth o its mother

2. The organization of the text is ….
a. identification – description
b. general classification – description
c. general classification to position the reader – explanation
d. orientation – event (s) – reorientation
e. goal – material – step (s)

3. A suitable title for the text is ….
a. Large Animals on Earth
b. Differences between Whales and Elephants
c. Whales, the Biggest Animal on Earth
d. Similarity between Fish and Whales
e. The Life of Whales in the Oceans

4. The differences between whales and fish is that whales ….
a. do not have to come to the surface to get fresh air
b. deliver their young like elephants do
c. will die if they cannot get any oxygen in the water
d. are mammals that are cold blooded
e. can easily breathe when they are under water

5. Whales occasionahy live in warm waters ….to get more food
a. to get more food
b. for reproduction
c. to avoid winter
d. for fresh air
e. to feed their babies

6. Which one of the following statements is FALSE based on the text about?
a. Whales are mammals
b. Whales give birth to a baby whale
c. Whales lay eggs
d. Whales breast feed their babies
e. Each kind of whale eat different kind of food

7. From the text we may conclude that ….
a. a whale can eat both squid and plankton
b. toothed whales chew their food before swallowing it
c. the two types of whale live in different waters
d. baleen whales swallow of the water containing plankton
e. each type of whale eats a specific kind of food

Text 2

BINGKUANG
Bingkuang, a symbol of Padang, is a kind of tropical fruit in Indonesia. It is not a seasonal fruit. This fruit grows underground. It’s similar to potato but the difference is in growing it. With bingkuang, the pant’s flower seed is planted in the ground. Bingkuang has an off-white skin. It has white fresh. The longer it is kept. The sweeter taste it will have. If the skin is damaged it will not rot easily. This fruit can help prevent stomach and colon disease. It can also help to lower body temperature if someone has fever. It can help make our skin soft and smooth. It is often used as ingredients of traditional food like rujak and sari buah.

8. Where is the original of Bingkuang?
a. Padang
b. Java
c. madura
d. Jakarta
e. Irian Jaya

9. The TRUE statement based on the passage above is ….
a. bingkuang doesn’t have any similarities to potato
b. we can find Bingkuang in London
c. bingkuang is easy to decay
d. bingkuang doesn’t have any advantages for human being
e. bingkuang only grow in tropical climate place

10. if the skin is damaged it will not rot easily (line 5). What is the synonym of damaged?
a. destroyed
b. danger
c. maintained
d. spoiled
e. advantaged

Text 3

Patty The Milkmaid
Patty the Milkmaid was going to market carrying her milk in a pail on her head. As she went along she began calculating what she would do with the money she would get for the milk. “I’ll buy some fowls from Farmer Brown,” said she, “And they will lay eggs each morning, which I will sell to the parson’s wife. With the money that I get from the sale of these eggs I’ll buy myself a new dimity frock and a chip hat; and when I go to market, won’t all the young men come up and speak to me! Polly Shaw will be that jealous; but I don’t care. I shall just look at her ad toss my head like this.” As she spoke she tossed her head back the Pail fell off it and all the milk was spilt. So she had to go home and tell her mother what had occurred.
“Ah, my child,” said the mother, “Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.”

11. Patty’s job is ….
a. milking a cow
b. selling milk
c. selling chicken
d. selling eggs
e. selling hat

12. The character of Patty is ….
a. diligent
b. lazy
c. arrogant
d. greedy
e. jealous

13. The climax of the text is when ….
a. Patty went to the market to sell the milk
b. Patty was imagining her future
c. Patty fell her pail off
d. Patty went home sad
e. Patty’s mother advised her

14. The characters in text are ….
a. Patty and the Milkmaid
b. Patty and farmer Brown
c. Patty and the Parson’s wife
d. Patty and Polly Shaw
e. Patty and her mother

15. “Patty the Milkmaid was going to market carrying her milk in a pail on her head.”
The other name of pail is ….
a. pale
b. bucket
c. box
d. glass
e. pan

SELAMAT BELAJAR! GOOD LUCK!

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