Latihan Spoof Text – Penguin in the Park

Once, a man was walking in a park when he came across a penguin. He took him to a policeman and said, “I have just found this penguin. What should I do?” The policeman replied, “take him to the zoo”

The next day the policeman saw the same in the same park, and the man was still carrying the penguin with him. The policeman was rather surprised and walked up to the man and asked. “Why are you still carrying that penguin about? Didn’t you take t to the zoo?” ‘I certainly did,’ replied the man.

“And it was a great idea because he really enjoyed it, so today I’m taking him to the movies!”

1. The text above belongs to…..
A. spoof
B. recount
C. report
D. news item
E. narrative

2. Where did the man find the penguin?
A. in a zoo
B. in a park
C. in a movie theatre
D. in a police station
E. at his home

3. Where did the man take the penguin for the first time?

A. to a park
B. to a police station
C. to a zoo
D. to a movie theatre
E. to a policeman

4. What do you think of the text?
A. It’s wonderful
B. It’s frightened
C. It’s interesting
D. It’s funny
E. It’s crazy

5. Does the man do the police advice?
A. Yes, but it is as what the policeman meant
B. No, but it is as what the policeman meant
C. Yes, but it is not what the policeman meant
D. No, but it is not what the policeman meant
E. Yes, and it is as what the policeman meant

6. Why was the man still carrying the penguin the next day?
Because….
A. he would take the penguin to the zoo again
B. he enjoyed bringing the penguin everyday
C. he found that the penguin enjoyed the zoo
D. he misinterpreted to what the police said
E. he found another penguin in the park

7. “And it was a great idea because he really enjoyed it, so today I’m taking him to the movies!”

This part of the text is called…..
A. twist
B. event
C. coda
D. orientation
E. re-orientation

8. The purpose of the text is…..
A. to retell events for the purpose of informing
B. to describe the way things are
C. to persuade reader that something is the case
D. to present two different points of view
E. to retell an event with a humorous twist

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