choose the correct answer by crossing a, b, c, or d!

Read the notice !


1. Where can you find the notice?

a. At home b. at school c. on a vehicle d. on a food stall

Look at the notice.

Always swim between two red yellow flag

2. What does the notice mean?

a. you are permitted to swim everywhere you want in the sea

b. the flags are meant to remind people that it is hazardous to swim between the flags

c. people should swim at the area between the flag if they want to be safe

d. sharks often attack people swimming between the flags

Read the text to answer no 3 4!

All of Students Grade 9

You are invited to:


SMP Insan Cendikia

Date : Saturday, 6 th June 2011

Time : 10 a. m. – 1 p. m

Venue : Ball Room Hilton Hotel

Jl. S. Parman kav 9 – 10 Surabaya

Come and join us.

Invitation cards are available at the OSIS room.

3. Where will the graduation party be held?

a. At the osis room c. at SMP Insan Cendikia

b. At the school hall d. at the Ball Room of Hilton Hotel

4. How long will the graduation party be?

a. 2 hours c. 4 hours

a. 3 hoursd. 5 hours

Read the text to answer no 5 and 6!


LOBSTER’S sea food Cuisine

5. What is the advertisement about?

a. New restaurant c. seafood cuisine

b. lobster breeding d. barbeque

6. The word “soon “has the same meaning as the word…

a. Frequently b. commonly c. immediately d. regularly

Read the text to answer questions 7 8!

To : Aan

Aan, RU free this afternoon? If you are free , will you come 2 my house?

There R Adit and Faul here .We will do our homework 2 gether.

CU later.


7. How many persons will there be at the sender’s if Aan agree to come?

a. two b. three c. four d. five

8. What is the purpose of the text?

a. to ask Aan to do the assignment

b. to invite Aan to come to Faisal’s house

c. to inform Aan about the homework

d. to give direction to Aan about Faisal’s house

Read the text to answer no 9 10!

To all the teachers and staff of SMPN 1 Gombong

A one day meeting will be held this week :

Day : Tuesday, 8th February 2011

Time : 09.00 a.m. to 14.00 p.m

Place : Room IX A

Topic : National examination preparation

Due to the importance of the meeting, please be punctual.Bring your ideas, your suggestions

To make our students successful in the examination!

The head of the national examination committee

Mr. Bambang.

9. What is the meeting for?

a. to ask teachers to face the national examination

b. to talk about the preparation for the national examination

c. to give solution to the examination problem

d. to discuss about the national examination items

10. From the text above we can conclude that…

a. the national examination has already been done

b. all students are successful in the national examination

c. the meeting is done before the national examination

d. the teachers must be pleased with the result of the national examination

Read the text for no. 11 15!


The following text is for questions 16 19 .

Among my stationeries, my favorite item is the sharpener. There are some reasons of why I like my sharpener. First, I like its shape. The shape is just like a human’s nose. It was created so perfectly that it… (11 ) the real nose. Moreover, it is made of strong smooth shiny plastic, so it feels nice…( 12 ) I hold it. The second reason is its…( 13 ).This sharpener is just as big as two thumbs and it is not more than 3 cm long. So, it doesn’t need much space. Another reason is that it is easy to use. Just insert the pencil, into the right “nostril” and twist your pencil several times. Your pencil will be…(14 ) in just a few seconds.

11. a. looks b. resembles c. the same d. as

12. a. when b. since c. because d. for

13. a. look b. length c. depth d. size

14. a. ready b. blunt c. sharp d. nice

15. Arrange the words into a good sentence.

In – private – taking – prohibited – this – is – properly – picture

  1         2              3              4               5        6            7            8

a. 3 – 8 – 1 – 5 – 6 – 2 – 7 – 4

b. 3 – 8 – 1 – 2 – 6 – 5 – 7 – 4

c. 5 – 6 – 4 – 1 – 2 – 7 – 3 – 8

d. 3 – 8 – 1 – 5 – 2 – 7 – 6 – 4

Read the text to answer no16 19

Aloe Vera is also known as the “ crocodile tongue” plant in Indonesia. It is called so because the leave is thick, long and sharp, and the sides are serrated like the body of crocodile .Aloe Vera is planted in dry areas and in warm climates. It takes little water to grow.

Aloe vera is a short stemmed succulent plant growing to 60 – 100 cm tall. Spreading by offsets, the stems are thick and fleshy, green to grey – green, with some varieties showing while flecks on the upper and lower stem surfaces.

Aloe Vera is a multifunctional plant. It can be used to cure a wound caused by burning. Using aloe Vera to heal the wound is easy and simple. Pick the leaves, peel the rind, then squeeze the sticky liquid and spread it over the wound. Aloe Vera also can be made into healthy drink to prevent rheumatism and diabetes because it contains vitamin and minerals. Generally the drink helps to repair the damage cells and makes the organs of the human body work well. Aloe can also make our hair thick. Apply it over the scalp and massage it gently so it can soak thoroughly, ten minutes later, rinse the hair.

16. What does the text mostly tell us about?

a. A crocodile tongue    c. a special plant

b. Aloe Vera        d. a crocodile plant

17. Where does aloe Vera grow?

a. In dry area and warm climates

b. In wet areas and cold climates

c. In a mountain and dry season

d. In wet and damp places

18. “ It can be used to cure a wound caused by burning .

From the underlined word , we can conclude that …

a. Aloe vera is a medical herb

b. The plant has a magical power

c. Aloe vera is a very fleshy plant

d. Aloe vera can be squeezed

19. What does paragraph three tell us about?

a. The physical appearances of aloe vera

b. The advantages of aloe vera

c. The procedure of plant aloe vera

d. The reason why aloe vera is called the crocodile’s tongue

Read the text to answer no 25 27!

A young and successful man was driving his new car when he saw some children playing between parked cars. Suddenly, a stone hit the car’s side door. He stopped and got out of the car. Angrily he pulled one of the nearest boys and shouted. “Look! What you have done to my car!Why did you do it? The young boy apologized. Please, sir, please I’m sorry…, I don’t know what I should do. I threw the stone to your car because I need your help. The little boy cried .He pointed to the side of the street. There was a sick boy lying there. He is my brother. He is so sick and I couldn’t put him in his wheel chair, he is too heavy for me.

The man couldn’t say anything when he saw a little boy with no legs on the side of the street. He quickly lifted the sick boy and put him back into the wheel chair, and then he took out his handkerchief and cleaned him. Thank you, may God bless you,” said the child to the man.

20. What can we learn from the story above?

a. We have to care for other people

b. We have to drive slowly

c. We can’t let children play

d. We must respect elder people

21. What did the boy do to get attention from the man driving his new car?

a. He cried for help       c. he stood between two parked cars

b. He threw a stone to the car     d. he stopped the man

22. What is the main idea of the last paragraph?

a. The boy felt sorry for the car

b. The man couldn’t say anything

c. The man helped the handicapped boy

d. The boy asked for help

23. Rearrange the sentences into good paragraph!

(A) She began to write the letter

(B) Then , she took a piece of paper and a pen

(C) After that she got an envelope and a stamp

(D) Last weekend, Ratih wanted to write a letter to her pen pal

(E) She wrote the address on the envelope and went to the post office

(F) At five in the afternoon she sat down on a chair in her room

a. (D) – (E) – (F) – (C) – (B) – (A)

b. (D) – (F) – (B) – (A) – (C) – (E)

c. (D) – (A) – (C) – (B) – (E) – (F)

d. (D) – (E) – (B) – (A) – (C) – (F)

Read the following text to answer questions 29 31!


1. Spread margarine onto four slices of bread

2. Grate cheese onto two slices of bread.

3. Spread chutney over cheese.

4. Slice tomatoes( 24 )…put them on top of chutney.

5. Chop chives and ( 25 ) …tomatoes over.

6. Place other two slices of bread(26 ) …top

7. Cut

8. Serve it.

24. a. and    b. but     c. or     d. if

25. a. pour b. drop c. sprinkled. put

26. a. in     b. on     c. between     d. under

Read the text carefully to answer no 27 30

Telaga warna

Long time ago, there was a kingdom in west java. The king was wise and kind hearted. The kingdom was ruled by a king named Majesty prabu.Prabu and his queen hadn’t got any children. The queen often cried because of it. That was why prabu went to the jungle. There he prayed to God everyday, begging for a child.

A few months later, the queen got pregnant. Nine months later, a princess was born. Prabu and queen loved their beautiful daughter so much. They gave whatever she wanted. It made princess turn into a very spoiled girl.

One day, the princess celebrated her 17th birthday party. Many people gathered in the palace. hen Prabu took out a necklace which made of gold and jewel.

“ My beloved daughter, to day I give you this necklace. Please wear this necklace. “said Prabu.

I don’t want to wear it! It’s ugly.” Shouted the princess. Then she threw the necklace. The beautiful necklace was broken. The gold and jewels were spread out on the floor. Everybody couldn’t say anything. They never thought that their beloved princess would do that cruel thing. In their silence, people heard the queen crying. Every woman felt sad and began crying too. Then, everybody was crying. Then, there was a miracle. Earth was crying. Suddenly, from the underground, a spring emerged. It made a pool of water. Soon a place became a big lake. The lake finally sank the kingdom.

Nowadays, people called lake “ Telaga Warna”. It means Lake of color .On the bright day, the lake is full of color. These colors come from shadows of forest, plants, flowers, and sky around the lake. But some people said that the colors are from the princess necklace which spreads at the bottom of the sea.

27. Why did the king go to the wood? Because….

a. He felt sorry for the queen

b. He didn’t want to see her wife dying

c. he wanted to ask God’s help

d. he wanted to be alone

28. What did Prabu ask the princess to do with the present?

a. to throw it

b. to wear it during the party

c. to spread it on the floor

d. to keep and take good care of it

29. What happened on the birthday party?

a. Everybody was happy and enjoyed the party

b. There were plenty of food and drink during the party

c. Everybody was crying because of the princess bad manner

d. Prabu told his people to make a beautiful lake for his daughter.

30. The story tells us to…

a. Collect jewelry as much as possible     c. respect others

b. Enjoy our life      d. help other

Gudeg Jogja (Green Jack Fruit Sweet Stew)


– 5 onions – 10 candlenuts

– 10 garlic cloves – 4 bay Leaves

– 1/2 lb. (250g) green jack fruit – 2-1/2 tsp. (12g) coriander seeds

– 1-1/4 tsp. (6g) cumin – 1/4 cup (62ml) coconut sugar

– 2 cups (500ml) coconut milk – 2 tsp. (30g) tamarind

– 5 cups (1.25l) water – 2 inches bruised galangal

– 2 lb. (1kg) chicken (cut into small pieces with bone)


– First, cut green jack fruit 1 inch thick. Wash and boil until tender.

– Next, ground onions, candle nuts, sauté paste, bay leaves, and galangal until fragrant.

– Add the chicken pieces, stir fry until chicken changes colour.

– Then, pour 4 cups of water and coconut sugar, bring to a boil.

– Add the green jack fruit and simmer until the chicken and vegetables are tender.

– Finally, add coconut milk 5 minutes before it’s done, bring back to a boil.

– Serve hot with rice.

31. Wash and boil until tender.

The similar meaning of the underlined word is ….

a. soft.      c. hot

b. hard.    d. cool

32. When we should add coconut milk?

a. After cutting green jack fruit.    c. after adding green jack fruit.

b. 5 minutes before it’s done.    d. before pouring 4 cups of water.

33. After cutting green jack fruit 1 inch tick, we should….

a. add the chicken pieces  c. pour 4 cups of water and coconut sugar

b. wash and boil until tender  d. serve hot with rice

34. I was standing beside the man … hair cut is weird.

a. who      c. which

b. whom       d. which

35. Eri: Have you ever been to Bali?

       Bejo: Yes, I have. I … there with my family

a. go    c. goes

b. went  d. gone 


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