Soal UN Bahasa Inggris SMP- p12



Mata Pelajaran  : Bahasa Inggris (C2)

Jenjang             : SMP/ MTs

Hari/ tanggal     : Rabu, 27 April 2011

Jam                   : 08.00 - 10.00

Paket                 : P 12

Kode                  : C2- ING -D-03 - 2010/20101        


The following text is for question 1.


No chemicals in This Unit

  1. What does the text mean?

    A. We are allowed to mix food and chemicals here.

    B. We have to add chemical materials on food.

    C. We can put chemicals in the store room.

    D. We can only put food in the unit.

The following text is for questions 2 and 3.

Rani, sorry I can't come to your house tonight to do the wall magazine project as we have planned. My grandmother has just come and she wants me to accompany her to my aunt's house. I will meet you at school tomorrow.


  1. What is Erika and Rani's plan?

    A. To say sorry.

    B. To meet Rani's aunt.

    C. To accompany her grandmother.

    D. To do the wall magazine project together.

  1. From the short message we know that Erika will be ... tonight.

    A. in her grandmother's house

    B. in her aunt's house

    C. in her own house

    D. in Rani's house

The following text is for questions 4 to 6.

The Yogya Kembali Monument is located in Yogyakarta. It is three kilometres north of the Yogya city centre in the Jongkang village of the Sleman Regency. The monument was inaugurated on June 29th, 1985 to commemorate the historic Indonesian struggle for independence. Yogya Kembali means Yogya Returns, as a reminder of the returning of the Indonesian Republic Government.

There are two sections of the Yogya Kembali Monument. The first section of the Cureng Aircraft is on the eastern gate, while the other section of Guntai Aircraft stands closer to the western entrance of the monument. The Monument has two wheeled-machine guns which can be seen from a podium towards the eastern and the western side. In the southern end of the yard, there is a wall engraved with 420 names of freedom fighters who lost their lives during a great struggle, from December 19th, 1948 to June 29th, 1949. A poem by Chairil Anwar, titled Karawang Bekasi, is written on one side of the wall dedicated to these unknown patriots.

The Yogya Kembali Monument is surrounded by fish ponds. It is divided into four alleys which lead to the main building. The main building consists of different floors displaying a wide range of collections during and after the war times. It shows dioramas, carved reliefs or collection of clothes and weapons.

  1. What can be found in the western entrance of the monument?

    A. Two wheeled machine guns.

    B. A replica of the Guntai Aircraft.

    C. A replica of the Cureng Aircraft.

    D. A wall engraved with 420 names of freedom fighters.

  1. What is the topic of the text above?

    A. Yogyakarta.

    B. The Guntai Aircraft.

    C. The Yogya Kembali Monument.

    D. The history of Indonesian struggle.

  1. From the text above we can conclude that ....

    A. the collection during and after the war is displayed outside the building

    B. the Yogya Kembali Monument is surrounded by fish ponds

    C. dioramas can be seen in one of the four alleys

    D. the main building has only one floor

The following text is for questions 7 to 9.

A Milkmaid had been in the meadow to milk her cows. Now she was returning home with a pail of milk on her head.

She thought, "I will make cream and butter out of this milk. Then after selling them, I will buy eggs. And when they hatch, I shall have a good poultry farm".

She further thought, "I shall sell some of my chickens and buy a fine dress. Seeing it on my body at the party, all the boys will admire me. But I will turn them away".

She went on day dreaming; she forgot about the pail on her head. She moved her head suddenly and the pail of milk came tumbling down. It was broken and all the milk split.

"Dear, 0 dear!" she cried, "I have lost mine all".

  1. What did the milk-maid carry on her head?

    A. Some cream.

    B. Some butter.

    C. A pail of milk.

    D. A pail of eggs.

  1. What does the text tell us about?

    A. Spilt milk.

    B. A pail of milk.

    C. A hardworking girl.

    D. A day dreaming milk-maid.

  1. What can we learn from the story above?

    A. Don't cry over the spilt milk.

    B. Don't cry before you are hurt.

    C. Don't dream when you sleep.

    D. Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.

The following text is for questions 10 and 11.

The Ambhara Hotel

Featuring well-designed guestrooms, this high-rise hotel is ideally located in the heart of South Jakarta at Kebayoran. The Ambhara Hotel is situated close to the central business district. It is within walking distance to the Blok M shopping area, where guests can find many shops and restaurants. It is adjacent to the Pasaraya Grande shopping center, which has the largest handicraft display in Indonesia. There are several on-site restaurants that serve a variety of international cuisine. Guests of the hotel will enjoy the hotel for its modern facilities and convenient location in the commercial district.

  1. People can find ... in Pasaraya Grande.

    A. a variety of international dishes.

    B. many kinds of handicraft.

    C. many kinds of shops.

    D. a lot of guests.

  1. "There are several on-site restaurants that serve a variety of international cuisine."

    The underlined word means ....

    A. food

    B. cloth

    C. furniture

    D. appliance

The following text is for questions 12 and 13.


To commemorate the upcoming National Education Day, the Students Board Organization will hold some interesting programs. They are English speech contest, English story telling contest and wall magazine competition. The objective of the programs is to develop students' skills in Eng'ish. The program will be held on May 1st, 2011. The English speech contest and the English story telling contest will begin at 08.00. While the wall magazine competition will start at 10.00. The contestants should be ready at 7.30 a.m. All classes must take part in the program.

For detailed information, please contact the coordinator of the programs, Julia of Class 8-2.

  1. What is the aim of holding these program?

    A. The students can commemorate the National Education Day happily.

    B. The teachers will give some information about English programs.

    C. The students can increase their abilities in English.

    D. The students and the teachers can compete each other.

  1. Who must participate in the programs?

    A. The Student Board Organization members.

    B. The coordinator of the program.

    C. All classes.

    D. Julia.

The following text is for questions 14 to 16.

Rujak Buah


1 cucumber : peeled

1 papaya : cut into 1/2 inch cubes

1 pineapple : cut into 1/2 inch cubes, fresh or canned pineapple

1 apple tart : cut into 1/2 inch cube

1 mango : peeled, cubed

3 tablespoons peanuts : fry

1 hot chili peppers : seeded, sliced

1/4 cup brown sugar

1 tablespoon tamarind : dissolved in 1/4 cup water, strained


  • Mix all the fruit together

  • Grind chillies and salt

  • Add brown sugar

  • Add fry roasted peanuts and grind completely

  • Pour some tamarind liquid

  • Mix the sauce and fruit together

  • Serve chilled

  1. What should we do with the peanut before we grind them?

    A. Peel them.

    B. Roast them.

    C. Cut into cubes.

    D. Add brown sugar on them.

  1. What is the purpose of the text above?

    A. To inform about delicious Rujak Buah.

    B. To show how easy to make Rujak Buah.

    C. To show the steps in making Rujak Buah.

    D. To inform the material used to make Rujak Buah.

  1. What should be dissolved?

    A. The apple.

    B. The mango.

    C. The tamarind.

    D. The pineapple.

For questions 17 to 19, choose the best answer to complete the text.

Waruga is a coffin made of stone that is used to put the dead body. It can be found in the Sawangan village, the Airmadi sub—district, the Minahasa district of Manado, North Sulawesi. ... has a cube shape. The dead body is put in a squatting position. It portrays that the dead person will return to God in the same position as he was in the mother's womb. The coffin is finely ... (18) with some patterns such as plants, animals, and traditional geometric. This philosophy is called by ... (19) as whom. Visiting waruga means observing the incredible heritages of North Sulawesi.

  1. A. It

    B. Its

    C. He

    D. His

  1. A. carve

    B. carved

    C. carves

    D. carving

  1. A. the local people

    B. the dead body

    C. the mothers

    D. the animals

The following text is for questions 20 and 21.

Dear Johann,

'Years of gathering

with food good friends, and fun ...

Let's get together

one more time

to watch the new year come!

Saturday, December 31"

7 p.m. until midnight

At My house

Jl. Anggrek 8



  1. What is the party for?

    A. To have good friends.

    B. To watch new friends.

    C. To enjoy food and drinks.

    D. To welcome the new year.

  1. What is the purpose of the text above?

    A. To invite a friend to attend the New Year party.

    B. To make someone happy in New Year Party.

    C. To remind people the coming of New Year.

    D. To tell the importance of New Year.

  1. Arrange the following words into a correct sentence.

    of the mountain - is - his room - the beautiful view - The man - looking at - from

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7

    A. 5-6-4-7-3-1-2

    B. 5-2-6-4-1-7-3

    C. 5-1-2-6-4-7-3

    D. 5-6-1-7-2-3-4

  1. Arrange the sentences bellow into a correct paragraph.

  1. We left our house at about 5 o'clock in the morning. We took a taxi to the railway station.

  2. Finally our train came. All of us rushed to get on the train.

  3. Last Lebaran, my family and I went to our hometown. We decided to take a train because it is more comfortable.

  4. It took about 5 to 7 hours to get to our hometown. We enjoyed our journey.

  5. We took the carriage no 3 according to our tickets.

  6. But our train was late for about fifteen minutes, so we had to wait a bit longer.

  7. After finding our seats, we sat comfortably.

  8. We arrived at the station at six. Our train would leave at 6.40.

    A. 3-8-6-4-5-1-2-7

    B. 3-4-5-8-1-2-6-7

    C . 3-1-8-6-2-5-7-4

    D. 3-5-4-2-7-8-1-6

The following text is for questions 24 to 27.

A long time ago, there lived an old man in the Penanggungan Mountain. His name was Kiai Gede Penanggungan. He had supernatural power. Kiai Gede Penanggungan had a beautiful daughter named Dewi Walangangin who was not married yet. Kiai Gede Penanggungan prayed days and nights for her daughter to have a husband.

One day, a young handsome man came to his place. The name of the man was Jaka Pandelengan. He wanted to be Kiai Gede Penanggungan's student. Kiai Gede agreed to have Jaka as his student with one condition that he would marry her daughter. Jaka Pandelengan and Dewi Walangangin soon got married. Kiai Gede Penanggungan taught Jaka many things.

After several years, now it was time for the couple to live separately from Kiai Gede Penanggungan. They would move to another village. Kiai Gede gave some seeds of pari or paddy to the couple. He asked the couple to plant the seeds. He also warned the couple not to be arrogant when they were rich. He wanted the couple to help poor people. The couple started a new life. They planted the seed. Soon, the seeds grew and became a lot of rice. Now the couple became very rich. The poor neighbours came to the couple to ask for some pari seeds but the couple refused to help them.

Kiai Gede heard about the couple's bad behavior. Soon he visited the couple. He met them when the couple was working in the field. Kiai Gede talked to the couple. He reminded the couple not to be arrogant, but the couple ignored him. They said nothing to Kiai Gede. Kiai Gede got very angry. Then he said, "You two are like temples. You do not listen to me". Right after he said those words, an incredible thing happened. Slowly, Jaka and Dewi turned into temples. Because the temples stood among the pari, people then named them as Pari Temples.

  1. What did Jaka Pandelengan and his wife do to be rich?

    A. Helped poor people.

    B. Had a great power.

    C. Planted pari seeds.

    D. Built a temple.

  1. The couple becomes temples because ....

    A. they were rich

    B. Kiai Gede said so

    C. Kiai Gede liked them

    D. they were good people

  1. " ... , an incredible thing happened."

    The underlined word means ....

    A. untouchable

    B. unbelievable

    C. common

    D. usual

  1. What can we learn from the story?

    A. We should live separately from our parents.

    B. We have to listen to our parent's advice.

    C. We have to prepare a good paddy field.

    D. We should refuse other people's help.

The following text is for questions 28 to 30.

Last Friday, a friend of mine asked me to accompany him to buy a new shirt at a department store. We left home at 03.00 p.m. by motorcycle. As soon as we arrived there, we went to the clothes section. I let him choose one. An hour later, I got bored watching him confused in choosing a shirt. So I left him and went to the cassette counter. Thirty minutes later, I went back to the clothes section but I couldn't find him there. My cell phone was broken so I couldn't call him. I went to the parking area. I saw his motorcycle was there but I couldn't find him. I waited for him for a few moments then finally I gave up and decided to go home.

When I arrived home, my mother told me that my friend called. She said that he was in the department store looking for me. My mother asked me to come back to the department store. Reluctantly, I walked to the department store and you know what? When I arrived there his motorcycle was not in the parking area. He just went home. I was very tired. There was no other choice, I had to walk home again. When I arrived home, I was so tired. I was very angry but when I saw my friend's broad smile greet me in front of the door, I just could not help laughing.

  1. The text above is about ....

    A. an embarrassing day

    B. shopping with mother

    C. the writer and his friend

    D. my friend and his motorcycle

  1. The writer couldn't contact his friend because ....

    A. he went home alone

    B. his cell phone was broken

    C. he was in the parking area

    D. his friend was still choosing a shirt

  1. From the story above we can conclude that there was a problem because ....

    A. the writer couldn't contact his friend

    B. the writer's friend was in the clothes section

    C. the writer and his friend couldn't ride the motorcycle

    D. the writer and his friend decided to go to the department store

The following text is for questions 31 and 32.

701-235 Sherbrooke St.

Montreal, QC H3C 1L4

January 11, 2011

Dear Dimaz,

All the best for you in the New Year! How are things going in your city? I must say, I am jealous of you. You live in a warm country while I am almost freezing here.

I heard from your aunt that you will work in Bali at the beginning of this year. Is that right?

I am happy for you. Your dream comes true. You've always wanted to work in Bali. It must be nice to work in such a beautiful place. I hope everything will be running well. I wish I have a chance to visit you someday.

Write to me whenever you can. I really happy to receive your letters and to get the details of your life in your country especially in Bali.

Your squash buddy,


  1. What is Dimaz's dream according to the letter above?

    A. To visit George.

    B. To work in Bali.

    C. To live in.warm country.

    D. To work in a beautiful place.

  1. From the letter above, we know that ....

    A. The weather in George's country is cold

    B. George doesn't know Dimaz's aunt

    C. Dimaz will start to work in March

    D. George gets a job in Bali

The following text is for questions 33 to 36.

The peach is known as a species of Prunus. It is a kind of edible juicy fruit. It is native to China. The peach tree grows to 4-10 m tall. It is a deciduous tree so it will fall its leaves in certain seasons. It belongs to the subfamily Prunoideae of the family Rosaceae.

The leaves are 7-16 em long and 2-3 em broad. The flowers are produced in early spring before the leaves. They are solitary or paired with about 2,5-3 cm in diameter. The color of the flower is pink.

Peach fruit is very nice. Its aroma smells good. The color of the flesh is yellow or white. The skin of the peach is smooth or velvety. The flesh is soft and juicy. It is delicious. It is a little bit harder when it is unripe. Inside the flesh, there is a large single seed. The seed is oval in shape. Its color is red-brown. Its length is about 1,3-2 cm. A wood–like husk surrounds this seed.

Most people know peaches as persicas'. It is related to the belief that peaches were native to Persia (now Iran). The modern botanical consensus is that they originate in China, and were introduced to Persia and the Mediterranean region along the Silk Road before Christian times.

  1. Which part of the peach fruit contains water?

    A. The flesh.

    B. The husk.

    C. The seed.

    D. The skin.

  1. What is the purpose of the third paragraph?

    A. To describe a peach tree.

    B. To describe the peach fruit.

    C. To describe the taste of peach fruit.

    D. To describe the smell of a peach tree.

  1. From the text we know that ....

    A. peaches come from Persia

    B. peaches do not originate in Persia

    C. China imported peaches from Persia

    D. the modern botanical consensus decided the name of the fruit

  2. "It is a little bit harder when it is unripe". (paragraph 3)

    The underlined word refers to the ... of the peaches.

    A. flesh

    B. seed

    C. skin

    D. tree

The following text is for questions 37 to 40.

An animal nursery is a kind of job. People who work as animal nursery workers work in zoos, kennels, animal shelters, and circuses. They are responsible for feeding, watering, cleaning, bathing and exercising animals. They care for animals' health by disinfecting them and keeping their cage clean. They keep records of treatments that the animals have received from the veterinarian, an animal doctor.

Animal nursery workers have serious responsibilities and functions. They provide care for newborns and young animals, prepare their food, transport them to feeding areas, and deliver food and water to them. The food they prepare is different for each species of animals they care for. They fill nursing bottles which have been sterilized with the appropriate feeding formula. They also take care of orphaned animals. They observe newborn animals and check for signs of disease or abnormality. They may perform physical exam on the young animals occasionally, taking their temperatures, pulse rate and blood pressure. They are also in charge of cleaning and preparing comfortable sleeping areas for animals, removing waste, cleaning and disinfecting them. They also make sure all cages and enclosures are safe.

  1. What is the text about?

    A. The animals being cared by animal nursery workers.

    B. The job description of animal nursery workers.

    C. A dangerous job of animal nursery workers.

    D. The work place of animal nursery workers.

  1. The food that the animal nursery workers prepared depends on ...

    A. the physical condition of the animals

    B. the emotional condition of the animals

    C. the species of the animals

    D. the age of the animals

  1. "They keep records of treatments that the animals ...... (paragraph 1, line 4)

    The underlined phrase is closest in meaning to ....

    A. make

    B. write

    C. listen

    D. watch

  1. What is the purpose of the writer to write the text above?

    A. To entertain the readers with the animal nursery workers' story.

    B. To explain the hobbies of the animal nursery workers.

    C. To explain how to be an animal nursery workers.

    D. To describe the job of animal nursery workers.

The following text is for questions 41 to 43.

Unlike other international airlines which have stopped flights to Jakarta, Garuda Indonesia has no plan to delay its operation in the capital city.

Garuda Indonesia spokesman Pujobroto said the national flag airlines had not received any notification that Soekarno-Hatta Airport had been affected by the volcanic ash from the Mt. Merapi eruption about 500 kilometers to the east.

"There has been no notification from the aviation authorities which says the airport is affected by the volcanic ash. Therefore Garuda continues its activities", Pujobroto said as quoted by

A total of 13 international carriers stopped their flights to Jakarta on Saturday, concerned out volcanic ash in the air that could cause damage to their aircraft engines, and endanger safety. They are Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Etihad, Turkish Air, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa and KLM.

Separately, Soekarno Hatta Airport operator PT Angkasa Pura II said the airport was safe and not affected by the volcano's eruptions. "The airport is considered normal and safe so far", airport operator's president director Tri S Sunoko said.

(The Jakarta Post)

  1. What does the text tell us about?

    A. International airlines to Jakarta.

    B. Volcanic ash of Merapi eruption.

    C. The condition of Sukarno Hatta Airport.

    D. Garuda's operation in relation to the volcanic ash of Mt. Merapi.

  1. What is the reason for Garuda to continue its activities?

    A. Volcanic ashes had causing some damages to aircrafts.

    B. There is no notification of danger from authorities.

    C. Other international carriers had stop their service.

    D. Soekarno Hatta airport is unsafe for flights.

  1. What is the main idea of the third paragraph?

    A. 13 international carries stopped their flights to Jakarta because of the volcanic ash.

    B. Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia, Singapore Airlines are some of International carriers.

    C. Volcanic ash in the air could cause damage to aircraft and engines.

    D. 13 international carriers are in critical situation in Jakarta.

The following text is for questions 44 and 45.

Children's Cold & Allergy Medicine


  • Temporarily relieves nasal congestion due to the common cold, hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies, or associated with sinusitis

  • Temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever (allergic rhinitis):

    -runny nose


    -itching of the nose or throat

    -itchy, watering eyes

  • Temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose


Do not take more than 4 doses in any 24-hour period



adults and children over 12 years

4 tsp every 4 hours

children 6 to under 12 years

2 tsp every 4 hours

children under 6 years

ask a doctor

  1. From the label above we know that ....

    A. this medicine is only for adult

    B. this medicine is in the form of syrup

    C. stomachache can be cured with this medicine

    D. children under 12 cannot take this medicine

  1. Who must consult to the doctor before taking this medicine?

    A. Adult.

    B. Children under 6 years.

    C. Children 12 years and over.

    D. Children 6 to under 12 years.

The following text is for questions 46 to 48.

I just got a new toy from my uncle. My uncle is a sailor. He bought me a robot when he sailed abroad. I love this robot.

My robot is very nice. It is about twenty centimetres tall. The colour of the robot is blue. The robot has a strong body. It has two big red eyes. Its two strong legs are covered with blade boots.

My robot can be moved with two medium sized batteries. After inserting the batteries at the back of the robot body, we can make it move when we push the button behind its neck. The robot will move its left and right foot in turn. It will move its two arms in turn too. However, the robot could not bend its feet and it moves forward only.

  1. What are the colour of the robot's eyes?

    A. Red.

    B. Blue.

    C. Black.

    D. White.

  1. What is the main idea of paragraph three?

    A. A medium sized battery must be put to make the robot strong.

    B. Two batteries are needed to make the robot move.

    C. The writer's robot is difficult to move.

    D. The robot can move without batteries.

  1. From the text we know that ...

    A. the robot can't move back ward.

    B. the robot's feet are bendable.

    C. the robot can't move at all.

    D. the robot has no arms.

The following text is for questions 49 and 50.

Dear Anindya,

Wish you many happy returns of the day. May God bless you with health, wealth and prosperity in your life




  1. What does Meita do for Anindya's birthday?

    A. She wishes her many happy returns of the day.

    B. She gives her prosperity.

    C. She shares her health,

    D. She returns her love.

  1. What is the purpose of this text?

    A. To give warm wishes on someone's birthday.

    B. To congratulate someone on her success.

    C. To announce someone's birthday.

    D. To entertain the readers.

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November 29, 2011