BRAVE ENGLISH COURSE (BEC SUMPIUH) SIMULASI UJIAN NASIONAL SMP KELAS 9
SOAL BENTUK TEXT
Once upon a time there lived a little girl named Snow White. She lived with her Aunt and Uncle because her parents were dead.
One day she heard her Uncle and Aunt talking about leaving Snow White in the castle because they both wanted to go to America and they didn’t have enough money to take Snow White.
Snow White did not want her Uncle and Aunt to do this, so she decided it would be best if she ran away. The next morning she ran away from home when her Aunt and Uncle were having breakfast. She ran away into the woods.
She was very tired and hungry. Then she saw this little cottage. She knocked but no one answered so she went inside and fell asleep.
Meanwhile, the seven dwarfs were coming home from work. They went inside. There they found Snow White sleeping. Then Snow White woke up. She saw the dwarfs. The dwarfs said, what is your name? Snow White said, “My name is Snow White”.
Doc said, ‘If you wish, you may live here with us”. Snow White said, “Oh could I? Thank you”. Then Snow White told the dwarfs the whole story and Snow White and the seven dwarfs lived happily ever after.
1) What is the story about?
a. The seven Dwarf b. The Red Riding Hood
c. Going to America d. Snow White e. A beautiful Princess
2) These are the characters of the story, except …..
a. Aunt b. Uncle
c. Dwarf d. A Princess e. Snow White
3) What is the complication of the story?
a. Snow White ran away from home.
b. Snow White saw this little cottage.
c. The seven dwarfs were coming home.
d. Snow White went inside the castle and fell asleep.
e. Aunt was talking about leaving Snow White in the castle.
4) Which one of the following sentence is not direct sentence?
a. Oh, could I? b. What is your name?
c. My name is Snow White. d. If you wish, you may live here with us.
e. Snow White told the dwarfs the whole story.
5) How is the end of the story?
a. Snow White and 7 dwarfs lived happily ever after.
b. Snow White told the dwarfs the whole story.
c. Snow White lived with the seven dwarfs.
d. The seven dwarf found Snow White sleeping.
e. Snow White and the 7 dwarfs lived together.
6) What is the function of the text?
a. To inform about Snow White to the reader. b. To amuse the reader.
c. To describe the story of Snow White. d. To retell the events.
e. To give information.
A young and very beautiful princess lost her ball in the water while she was playing by the side of a lake. She began to cry so sadly that the frog who sat beside the lake crocked to her, “What will you give me if I get you your ball back?”
“All the gold you could wish for!” replied the princess. “No, I ask only that I’ll be allowed to stay with you and be your friend,” said the frog. The princess gave her word (what did such a promise cost her if it meant she could have her ball back?), but she said absolutely no intention of keeping her promises. In fact, the moment she had her ball back she ran of so fast that the frog could not keep up with her. Nevertheless, after a while the frog arrived at the palace.
As soon as she saw the frog, the princess was frightened. She ran to ask for help from her father, but the king, who knew what had happened, ordered his daughter her promise. So the princess picked the frog up gently in her hand, but, with a shiver of disgust, she let it drop to the ground again. But that one brief touch was enough to break the spell that bound the frog, and caused it to turn back into a young and handsome prince ha had been before. The story ends with the happiest wedding ceremonies.
7) What is the text about?
a. The princess ball b. The young prince
c. The princess father d. A beautiful princess e. The princess and the frog
8) Paragraph 3 mainly tells about …..
a. the frightened princess b. how the princess broke her promise
c. what the princess asked the father d. what the king ordered his daughter to do
e. why the frog turned back into a handsome prince
9) Which of the following statements is TRUE according to the text?
a. The princess hid a t the back of the palace
b. The frog paid no attention to the princess
c. The princess tried not to keep her promise
d. The frog couldn’t help the beautiful princess
e. The King asked his daughter to marry the frog
10) “All the gold you could wish for!” replied the princess. (Paragraph 2). The underlined word means ….
a. replayed b. answered c. shouted d. told e. said
The Tyrant Who Became a Just Ruler
In the olden times there was a king who was so cruel and unjust toward his subjects that he was always called The Tyrant. So heartless was he that his people use to pray night and day that they might have a new king.
One day, much to their surprise, he called his people together and said to them. “My dear subjects, the days of my tyranny are over. Henceforth, you shall live in peace and happiness, for I have decided to try my rule henceforth justly and welt” The king kept his words, so well that soon lie was known throughout the land as The Just King. By and by one of his favorites came to him said, “Your Majesty, I beg you to tell me how it was that you had this change of heart towards your people.”
And the King relied, “As I was galloping through my forests one afternoon, I caught sight of a hound chasing a fox. The fox escaped into his hole, but not until he had been bitten by the dog so badly that he would be lame for life. The hound, returning home, met a roan who threw a stone at him, which he broke his leg. And the horse, starting to run, fell into a hole and broke his leg. Here I came to my senses, and resolved to change my rule, For surely, I said to myself, who does evil will sooner or later be overtaken by evil.”
11) How is the King as stated in the text above?
a. handsome b. cruel c. cruel and just
d. wise and good e. greedy
12) What animals are stated in the text above?
a. dog b. horse and goat c. hound
d. dog, fox, hound, and horse e. dog, pig, tiger, and fox
13) Here I came to my sense and resolved to change my rule (parag. 3) What is the meaning of italic word?
a. happen b. create c. modify d. develop e. try
14) Which of the statement is true according to the text?
a. The King was chased by a fox.
b. The King’s behavior never changed.
c. The man was thrown with a stone by a hound.
d. The King’s subjects hated him when he was, tyrant.
e. In the olden times the King was loved by his subject.
15) Paragraph two tells us that the King …..
a. never ended the day of his tyranny.
b. Showed his surprise to his subject.
c. Decided to rule his subject unjustly.
d. Warned his subject to obey his rules.
e. Changed his behaviour and became a just ruler.
The Travelers and the Bear
Two friends were traveling on the same road together when they came face to face with a bear. One, in great fear, and without a thought of his companion, climbed into a tree and hid. The other, seeing that single handed he was no match for the bear, threw himself on the ground and feigned death, for he had heard that a bear will not touch a dead body.
The bear approached him, sniffing at his nose and ears, but the man, with great courage, held his breath and kept still, and length the bear, supposing him to be dead, walked slowly ahead.
When the bear was well out of sight the first traveler came down from his tree and asked what it was that the bear had said to him. “For,” said he, “I observed that he put his mouth very close to your ear.” “Why,” he replied the other, “it was no great secret. He only advised me not to keep company with those who, when they get into difficulty, leave their friends in the lurch.
16) What type of writing does this passage belongs to?
a. Descriptive b. Narration c. Explanation d. Argumentative e. Discussion
17) What is the orientation of the text above?
a. Two friends were traveling on the same road together when they came face to face with a bear.
b. One in great fear, and without a thought of his companion, climbed into a tree and hid.
c. When the bear was well out of sight the first traveler came down from his tree and asked what it was that the bear had said to him.
d. “For,” he said, I observed that he put his mouth very close to your ear.”
e. “Why,” he replied the other, “it was no great secret.”
18) Which of these phrases has similar meaning with this phrase; “When the bear was well out of sight …”
a. The bear had lost his eyesight. b. The bear had left the site.
c. The bear watched them from a far. d. The traveler got blind
e. The traveler got into difficulty.
19) What is the moral for this story?
a. Pretend to be dead when you come face to face with a bear.
b. A real friend will never leave his friends even in difficult times.
c. A real friend will leave his friends in difficult times.
d. Always bring a company when you’re traveling away.
e. Don’t mess up with a bear
20) The word him in paragraph 2 line 3 refers to?
a. the bear
b. The firs traveler
c. The second traveler
d. Both travelers
e. The man