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UJIAN TENGAH SEMESTER GANJIL

TAHUN AJARAN 20017 – 2018


SMA TMI ROUDLATUL QUR’AN METRO
Jl. Mukti Praja Mulyojati 16 B Tlp. (0725) 45752 Kota Metro,
email : sma_tmi_mtr@yahoo.com/ blog: smatmimetro.blogspot.com

Mata Pelajaran : Bahasa Inggris


Kelas : XII (Duabelas)
Hari/ Tanggal : Sabtu / 30 September 2017
Alokasi Waktu : 90 Menit
PETUNJUK UMUM
1. Tulis nomor dan nama Anda pada lembar jawaban yang disediakan
2. Periksa dan bacalah soal dengan teliti sebelum Anda bekerja
3. Kerjakanlah soal anda pada lembar jawaban
4. Gunakan waktu dengan efektif dan efisien
5. Periksalah pekerjaan anda sebelum diserahkan kepada Pengawas

Read the text and answer questions 1 to 3. Read the text and answer questions 4 to 6.
Japan plans to deploy two more Aegis warship armed Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was a major
with advanced missiles, including one that can intercept political and spiritual leader of India and Indian
ballistic missile, a new report said Saturday, as the country independence movement. He was a pioneer of
tries to boltster its defense in the wake of North Korea’s Satyagraha resistance to tyranny through mass civil
missiles launches. disobedience, firmly founded upon ahimsa or total non-
Japan currently has four Aegis destroyers operating violence which led India to independence and inspired
with SM-2 missiles-designed mainly to intercept aircraft- movement for civil right and freedom across the world.
including two at Sasebo base near the East China Sea, Gandhi is commonly known in India and across the
one at Maizuru base near Kyoto, along the sea of Japan world as Mahatma Gandhi. In India, he is officially
and another at Yosuka on the country east coast. accorded the honor of Father of the Nation and October
A fifth Aegis vessel, to be commissioned next spring, 2 his birthday, is commemorated each year as Gandhi
will be deployed also at Maizuru, Kyodo News Agency Jayanti, a national holiday. On June 15, 2007 the United
said, citing unnamed defense officials. The report did not General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution
say which type of missiles the fifth warship would have. declaring on October 2 to be the “International Day of
Japan’s navy is expected to deploy the sixth warship Non-Violence”.
at Sasebo base in the southern prefecture (state) of As British-educated lawyer Gandhi first employed
Nagasaki in the spring 2008, the report said. The warship his ideas of peaceful civil disobedience in the Indian
will be equipted with SM-3 missiles capable of intercepting community’s struggle for civil rights in South Africa.
ballistic, it said. Upon his return to India, he organized poor farmers and
A spokeswoman for the Maritime Self-Defense Force labors to protest against oppressive taxation and
confirmed that the government plans to upgrade at least widespread discrimination. Assuming leadership of the
three of its existing destroyers with SM-3 missiles. Indian National Congress, Gandhi let nationwide
campaign for the alleviation of poverty, for the liberation
1. What is the text about? of women, for brotherhood amongst differing religions
A. Destroyers operating with SM-2 missiles and ethnicities, for an end untouchability and caste
B. Deploying 2 more warship discrimination, and for the economic self-sufficient of
C. Maritime self defense the nation, but above all for Swaraj the independence
D. Ballistic Missiles of India from foreign domination. Gandhi famously let
E. Japan Navy Indians in the disobedience of the salt tax on the 400
kilometers (248miles) Dandi salt March in 1930, and in
2. The warship will be equipped with SM-3 missiles an open call for the British to India in 1942, he was
because ….. imprisoned for many years on numerous occasions in
A. they can intercept ballistic missiles both South Africa and India.
B. the government plans to upgrade its weaponry Gandhi practiced and advocated non-violence and
truth, even in the most extreme situations. As a
C. the navy is expected to deploy its warship
students of Hindu Philosophy, he lived simply,
D. they are located near the East China sea organizing an ashram that was self sufficient in its
E. the Aegis vessel will be commissioned next needs. Making his own clothes, the traditional India
spring dhoti and shawl woven with a charkha, he lived on a
simple vegetarian diet. He used rigorous fast, for long
3. “Japan navy is expected to deploy …..” The periods, for both self purification and protest.
synonym of the underlined word is …
A. intercepted D. wanted 4. What did Gandhi do to give an example to his
B. whished E. taken people to meet their needs?
C. hoped A. organizing poor farmers
B. protesting against salt tax
C. advocating non-violence and truth
D. making his own clothes
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E. campaigning for the alleviation of poverty C. they are basically water
D. they absorb sunlight
5. Mahatma Gandhi was awarded the honor of Father
E. they are shiny
of the Nation because…..
A. he struggled for civil rights in South Africa 10. “……, it turns the light into heat”. (1st line in 3rd
B. he agreed with salt tax paragraph). The underlined word is closed in
C. he was a British educated lawyer meaning to …….
D. he was theleader of Swaraj A. brings D. moves
E. he knew India very well B. takes E. covers
C. changes
6. What happened to Gandhi when he led the Indians
in the disobedience of the salt tax? Read the text and answer questions 11 to 13.
A. he became a leader The Jacaranda Tree
B. he made his people the poor The Jacaranda tree is a beautiful flowering tree
C. he was sent into jail that is native to areas of the Caribbean, Mexico, South
D. he became a British Educated lawyer America and Central America; however, it is extremely
E. He went to South Africa popular across Australia, Israel, Africa and the
southwestern portion of the United States. Depending
Read the text and answer questions 7 to 10. on the species, it can range anywhere from a shrub of
The energy in wind comes from the sun. When the 6 feet (2m) tall to a picturesque tree of 45 feet (18m)
sun shines, some of its light reaches the earth’s tall. Its leaves resemble a feather and its flowers vary
surface. The earth near the equator receives more of from purple to blue to white. In the autumn months, the
the sun’s energy than the North and the South poles leaves and the brilliant blossoms fall to the ground.
Some parts of the earth absorb more solar energy than Although the Jacaranda tree is clearly loved and
others. Some part reflect more of the sun’s ray back into valued for its aesthetics, it also has other important
the air. Light-colored surface and water reflect more uses. One of the most popular varieties is the blue
sunlight than dark surfaces. Snow and ice reflect Jacaranda. Its flowers are a striking sight in any town or
sunlight, too. lining any street. It is perfect for cooling patios or other
Some types of land absorb more solar energy than sunny spots, especially since it can grow to 60 feet
others. Dark forests absorb sunlight while light desert (18m) wide. Other species of the Jacaranda have
sands reflect it. Land areas usually absorb more energy additional uses. For example, The Jacaranda Copaia is
than water in lakes and oceans. used for its timber and making of furniture, plywood,
When the earth’s surface absorbs the sun’s wood boxes, matchsticks and paper.
energy, it turns the light into heat. This heat on the In Grafton, Northern Rivers New South Wales,
Earth’s surface warms the air above it. The air over Australia, the Jacaranda Festival is held every year
equator gets warmer than the surface air near the from the last weekend of October until the first weekend
poles. The air over the desert gets warmer than the air of November during the area’s spring season. It is a
in the mountain. celebration of the generosity that the nature bestowed
The air over the land usually gets warmer than the on the people of the region and is based on the
air over the water. As air warms, it expands. The warm marvelous sight provided by the many flowering
air over the land becomes less dense than the cooler Jacaranda trees in Grafton. Through the course of the
air and rises into the atmosphere. Cooler and denser air festival many fun festivities take place, such as the
flows in to take its place. This moving air is what we call crowning of the Jacaranda Princess and Queen and the
wind. It is caused by the uneven heating of Earth’s Jacaranda ball.
surface. 11. In autumn, the Jacaranda flowers ……..
7. We know from the first paragraph that ……. A. fall down
A. the amount of solar energy is not the same in B. turn around
every part of the earth C. turn yellow
B. the earth’s surface is always exposed to sun D. look the same
light E. vary from purple to blue
C. the sun’s energy is very limited in the south 12. The blue Jacaranda Copaia have one thing in
pole common, that is …..
D. the wind comes from the sun A. they are rare
E. the equator is always sunny B. they are purple
8. The warm air over the land rises into atmosphere C. they are useful
because it is …….. D. they blossom in autumn
A. thicker D. cooler E. the grow well in Europe
B. warmer E. lighter 13. We know from the text that in spring…..
C. denser A. the Jacaranda will fall and make the street dirty
9. According to the text, snow and ice reflect B. the Jacaranda trees reach their peak of 18
sunlight because …….. meters tall
A. they do not contain sun energy C. it is the best time to start planting Jacaranda
B. they have light color trees
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B. comb E. eraser (1) As a queen, she was very intelligent, and as a
C. wiper politician she had a great charisma.
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B. 6 – 2 – 5 – 1 – 3 – 4 E. 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 1 – 2
17. What is the announcement about ........ C. 6 – 5 – 3 – 4 – 2 – 1
A. A school debate Read the text and answer questions 22 to 23.
B. A school competition
C. A debate competition Dear Mr. Thompson,
D. Extracurricular activities I recently received a letter from Mr. Robinson, a
E. Participants of the debate valued customer of ours. He purchased an Italian coffee
table and four French dining room chairs from us which
18. According to the text the competition ........ your company delivered to his residence.
A. Is only for students with good English He has written a complaint that the purchases arrived
B. Is in the form of spoken arguments damaged. We pride ourselves in the quality of our product
C. Is in the form of written arguments and would like an explanation as to how this mishap
D. Will be held after school hours occurred. Even though the items are insured, our
reputation is at stake.
E. Will run for two days
I would be most grateful if you would reply as soon as
Read the text and answer questions 19 to 20 possible so that this matter can be resolved to everyone'
s satisfaction.
We, a mining consultant company, are looking for
Sincerely,
A SENIOR SECRETARY Jackie Middleton
Female, graduated from a reputable university Customer Services Manager
Min. 5 years of work experience
Good command of English (oral and written) 22. What is the customer complaining about in his
Computer literate (min. Word, Excel, Internet) letter?
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A. Late delivery of the purchasing goods B. It is costly to make
B. The damaged purchased goods C. It causes air pollution
C. Cancellation of the delivery D. It affects the greenhouse
D. High price of the furniture E. It produces small amounts of energy
E. Low quality of the Product
Read the text and answer questions 28 to 30.
23. Who is Mr. Thompson?
A. A Valued Customer Breaking and Entering is an unusual film. Will and
B. Delivery Service Manager Sandy are two architects working on a major urban
renewal project in the King's Cross section in London. The
C. Customer Service Manager area is unsafe and ready for such a project. Will and
D. Jackie Middleton's boss Sandy move their offices into a nearby vacant warehouse.
E. Mr. Robinson's employee Will has to deal with constant burglaries at his new
office. One night, he saw Miro trying to break into the
Read the text and answer questions 24 to 27.
building. He chased Miro to his run down apartment block
Nuclear power is generated by using uranium, which and watched him return home to his mother, Amira, a
is a metal mined in various parts of the world. The first Bosnian immigrant who makes a living tailoring clothes.
large-scale nuclear power station was opened at Calder Soon, Will 'meet' Amira and they begin an affair. And
Hall in Cumbria, England, in 1956. Amira learns that Will holds the key of her son's future.
Some military ships and submarines have nuclear How far will this mother go to protect her son? Breaking
power plant for engines. Nuclear power produces around and Entering is a very interesting film, it is almost entirely
11 % of the world's energy needed, and produces huge character driven. Tis is not a bad thing although in the film
amounts of energy. It causes no pollution as you'd get we are exposed to a story or action driven.
when burning fossil fuels. Anthony Minghella, the director, creates some of the
The advantages of nuclear is as follows: most believable, interesting characters these actors have
1. It costs about the same as coal, so it's not ever played. It is almost painful to watch them on their
expensive to make. journey. Each of the characters makes decisions affecting
2. It doesn't produce smoke or carbon dioxide, so it how their lives will play out, or change and these decisions
doesn't contribute to the greenhouse effect. and actions affect the story. The characters aren't reacting
3. It produces huge amounts of energy from small to the story. They are changing it.
amount of uranium.
4. It produces small amounts of waste. 28. The text is mainly about ........
5. It is reliable. A. A review of a new film, Breaking and Entering
B. The process in making the new film, Breaking
On the other hand, nuclear power is very, very
dangerous. It must be sealed up and buried for many
and Entering
years to allow the radioactivity to die away: Furthermore, C. An amusing story dealing with experience in
although it is reliable, a lot of money has to be spent on different ways
safety because if it does go wrong, a nuclear accident can D. An account of an unusual or amusing incident
be a major disaster. retold by the film
People are increasingly concerned about this. In the E. The description how the film is accomplished
1990's nuclear power was the fastest growing source of through a series of steps
power in many parts of the world. In 2005, it was the 2nd
slowest-growing. 29. "Will and Sandy move their offices into a nearby
24. The text dismisses ........ vacant warehouse." (Paragraph 1)
A. Nuclear in general The antonym of the underlined word is ........
B. Nuclear biggest station A. Empty D. Occupied
C. The danger of radioactive B. Fulfilled E. Luxurious
D. The disadvantages of nuclear power C. Covered
E. The advantages and disadvantages of nuclear 30. Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE
power according to the text ........
25. The opposite of dangerous is ........(Paragraph 4) A. Miro is one of the burglars who tried to break
A. Vile D. Calm into Will's new office.
B. Dull E. Safe B. Will has to deal with constant burglaries at his
C. Tiny new office.
C. Miro is Amira's son, a Bosnian immigrant who
26. Why is nuclear power very dangerous? Because makes a living by tailoring clothes.
........ D. The area where the two architects work is
A. Its radioactivity lasts long unsafe and ready for a renewal project.
B. Uranium is renewable E. Minghella, the critic, creates some of the most
C. It is reliable interesting characters the actors have ever
D. It is cheap played.
E. It is safe
27. Which statement is TRUE about nuclear ........
A. It is reliable
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