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  Kelas : 3, Ujian Nasional/Sekolah (Bahasa Inggris/Tahun 2015)

1.                                     CHECK OUT TIME 12 NOON
                           AVOID ANY ADDITIONAL CHARGE
                                  BY CHECKING OUT IN TIME

The notice means that you ........
A.are suggested to check out at 12 o'clock to get additional charge
B.will pay extra bill when checking out after 12 o'clock
C.are not allowed to check out after 12 o'clock
D.have to check out after 12 o'clock

Dear Rara,

Congratulations on your success in the News Reading Contest 2015. You are best of the best. It was a tough final round, but you could beat the other participants. Awesome! I'm proud of you. I'm sure more success will come in the future.


2.   From the text, we know that ........
A.Rara and Tina are both finalist and winners of the contest
B.Tina is optimistic about Rara's future achievements
C.Tina is a proud and awesome person
D.Rara is wishing Tina more successes

3.   "It was a tough final round, ... "
The underlined word is closest in meaning to ........
A.very difficult
B.quite diligent
C.rather familiar
D.really friendly

Date     : Wed, 11 August 2015
To        : Andy
Subject : Suit shopping

Hi Andy,

I've got to go shopping this weekend to get a new suit. I need a formal jacket and trousers because there's a family wedding next month. My mum has let me choose one for myself. Can you go shopping with us? I need your help to choose a good one for me. We could go to that new shopping centre. My mum will take us - she could pick you up at your house at ten.


4.   Why does Brian invite Andy to go shopping ?
A.He wants to show Andy the new shopping centre.
B.Andy is going to attend a wedding next month.
C.His mum has invited Andy to come with them.
D.He needs Andy's help in choosing a good suit.

5.   From the letter, we know that ........
A.Brian asks Andy to come to a family wedding together
B.They will go to the shopping centre with Brian's mother
C.Andy will be picked up at ten to go to the family wedding
D.Brian has chosen one jacket for himself for the family wedding

+ 629798999831

I am still at the railway station now. I planned to go to Yogya, but I got a traffic jam. By the time I arrived, the train had al ready left. I think I'd better go home now, can you pick me up now?

Lona                                                                                               8.00 PM

6.   Where was Lona when she sent the message?
A.in Yogya.
B.on the train.
C.in a traffic jam.
D.at the railway station

7.   " ..... but I got a traffic jam."
The underlined word is closest in meaning to ........

                                                       GARAGE SALE
                                                  24 - 30 AUGUST 2014

                                              Open at 3.00 p.m.- 8.00 p.m.
                                          We provide second-hand products:
                                   Vintage Shoes, Dresses, Jacket, Jeans, Shirt,
                                                               and Bags
                                              with low price but high quality.
                                     Visit our shop at Zakyata Art or send your
                                                      order to us. Visit our
                                               website www.zakyataart.com

8.   The customer will buy the items because ........
A.the price is expensive
B.the price is really cheap
C.the products are interesting
D.the products are good quality with a cheap price

9.   From the text, we can infer that ........
A.the sale lasted for more than one week
B.the shop opened for four hour a day
C.the things sold are used products
D.the shop was located in a garage

Start Day: lues, Sept. 22nd Day(s): Tues. & Thurs.
Sponsor(s): Mr. Sweeney

The Life Sports- Bike Club is open to all 7th to 9th graders interested in riding through Valley Forge Park after school on Tuesday and Thursday starting from Tuesday,
September 22nd
You may attend either Tuesday or Thursday sessions, or both, depending on your  schedule. The club will leave Valley Forge parking lot about 2:50 and will be back  at school by 4:30 each day.
Any students interested in participating must bring their own bike to school and lock it in the bike rack till after school. All students are required to bring a helmet and a water bottle for the ride.
Be sure to check your bike for proper tire inflation, brakes, etc. before the first day!

10.   Why can students choose to attend Tuesday, Thursday, or both sessions?
A.They are interested in participating.
B.They may have different schedule.
C.They must bring their own bike.
D.They bring a helmet and water.

11.   Where should the students put their bike?
A.in the Bike Club.
B.in t he school area.
C.in the Valley Forge Park.
D.in the bike rack at school.

12.   " .... your bike for proper tire inflation, brakes and ..."
The underlined is closest in meaning to ........

Dear Andrea,

We would like to invite you to the meeting
Date/Time   : Wednesday, May 141h, 2015, from 2 pm- 3.30 pm
Program      : Discussing the preparation for PORSENI
Venue         : School Hall of SMP Negeri Jakarta
Confirmation of attendance is needed, so please contact Elena (OSIS member) at 250-0089

Best Regards,

13.   What must Andrea do before attending the meeting?
A.contact Elena.
B.invite Adeline.
C.prepare the meeting agenda.
D.discuss PORSENI preparation.

14.   From the text, we know that the meeting will be held ........
A.in the afternoon
B.in the morning
C.in the evening
D.at night

                                     FLIGHT SCHEDULE

15.   What is the departure time of GA 88 from Dubai to Amsterdam?
A.at 03:30
B.at 10:20
C.at 20:55
D.at 21:00

16.   The word "reservation" in the text is closest in meaning to ........

                             Crispy Hash Brown Recipe

3 tbsp olive oil, canola oil or grape seed oil
1 lb russel backing potatoes, peeled and grated, salt and pepper.

1. Heat 3 tbsp of oil in large frying pan on medium heat.
2. Squeeze out as much moisture as you can from the grated potatoes.
    It's easier to do this with potatoes ricer. If you don't have it, you can
    use paper towel to squeeze it.
3. Add the grated potatoes on the hot frying pan, spread them out along the
    bottom of the pan. Sprinkle some salt and pepper on the potatoes. If they
    have been fried to golden brown, they are ready for a flip. Continue to
    cook until they are golden brown on the bottom. Put them on the serving
    plate. Serve for 4 people.

17.   What should we do first to make crispy hash brown?
A.Peel and grate the fried potatoes.
B.Heat the oil in the frying pan.
C.Squeeze the grated potatoes.
D.Sprinkle some salt and pepper.

18.   How many portions can we serve based on the recipe above?

19.   "Squeeze out as much moisture as you can .... " (step 2)
The word "moisture" is closest in meaning to ........

20.   "If you don't have it, .... " (step 2)
What does the underlined word refer to ?
A.frying pan
B.paper towel
C.potatoes ricer
D.serving plate

          Bandung, my hometown, is a very interesting place. If you like shopping, you can visit Dago and Cihampelas. In those area, there are so many factory outlets, which apparently attract many Jakarta people who like to shop. These shops are popular for their cheap price. If you go to upper part of Dago, you will see lots of cafes too. These cafes are famous because you can enjoy tasty food and Bandung beautiful view at the same time. The air is cold and fresh, because there is no factory nearby and very limited number of cars, just like in the old days.
          Another place that you can visit is Lembang. It is located a little bit outside the Bandung city and famous for the cold air, which is perfect for holidays. Lembang is also famous for cow's milk, baked sticky rice, and also strawberry plantations. In the strawberry plantations, you can pick and eat any strawberries you want for some amount
of money that you have to pay. You can also eat some foods made from strawberries. The strawberry plantations cause more and more tourists to come to Bandung. Besides that, Bandung is also famous for the tea plantations and the mountains such as Tangkuban Perahu and Kawah Putih.
          Apart from that, Bandung is also famous for its schools. Bandung has a lot of other
interesting aspects too, such as vanous foods and cultural products.

21.   What does the text tell us about ?
C.My hometown.
D.An interesting place.

22.   Where should you go to enjoy baked sticky rice?
D.Kawah Putih

23.   Why do more and more tourists come to Bandung?
A.to study at the famous schools there.
B.because Bandung is surrounded by mountains.
C.to visit the strawberry plantations in Lembang.
D.because there are various foods and cultural products.

          I have many hobbies. One of my hobbies is reading books. I often go to the bookstore or book exhibition to buy some. One day, I went to a second-hand bookshop. There were books everywhere. Cheap books were in the boxes on the floor. I found a crime story by Agatha Christie and another one by Raymond Chandler. I decided to buy them.
          I was paying for the books when I saw a big box of old photos. The very old ones were black and white. I saw a photo of three school girls. The one in the middle looked just like my mum when she was young. Then I found another photo of the same girl. In
this one, she was wearing a party dress and looked very pretty. I decided to buy both of
the photos.
          Later that day, I showed the photos to my mum. She couldn't believe her eyes. The
girl was my great grandmother in her school day. We couldn't figure out how the pictures could get into that bookshop.

24.   What is the main idea of paragraph 2?
A.The writer saw a big box of old photos.
B.The writer showed the photos to her mother.
C.The writer went to a second hand bookshop.
D.The writer looked very pretty in her party dress.

25.   The writer's mother felt ........ when the writer showed the photos to her.

26.   Why did the writer decide to buy both of the photos?
A.The girl in the pictures looked like her mother when she was young.
B.The girl in the photos looked very pretty in her party dress.
C.They couldn't figure out who were in the pictures.
D.The old photos were all black and white.

                                                 Study Tour to Bali

          I was a senior high school when I went to Bali. I went there with my teacher and friends. It was a study tour. My teacher, classmates, and I were in the same bus. We left our school at 8 a.m.
          The journey from Pati to Bali took a full day. I was exhausted because I had to sit during the journey. But since I spent my time playing games, laughing, and kidding with my friends, I forgot about it We arrived at the Sanur Beach in the morning After seeing the sunrise, we drove to the hotel for a rest and had meals. After that, we went to Nusa Dua Beach.
          There were so many activities to do, such as parasailing, banana boat, and so on, but I chose to go to a little island with a lot of reptiles in it. There were snakes, turtles, etc. The scenery was beautiful because it was in the middle of the sea. Next, we went to Garuda Wisnu Kencana {GWK). There were two big statues, Wisnu and his bird, Garuda. I was interested in the relief on the rock but I did not understand its story. At the end of the day, we went to the Balinese tea company. We learned a lot of things, from the first step till the end process of making a tea. After that, we went back to Pati and I was really happy to get an un forgettable experience like this journey.

27.   What is the main idea of the third paragraph?
A.There were a lot of reptiles in Bali.
B.The writer went to Garuda Wisnu Kencana.
C.The writer went to the Balinese tea company.
D.There were many activities the writer did in Bali.

28.   What did the writer do before he drove to the hotel ?
A.having meals
B.playing games
C.seeing the sunrise
D.gomg to Nusa Dua Beach

29.   Why did the writer feel glad along the journey although he was very tired?
A.The writer visited Garuda Wisnu Kencana.
B.The writer spent all of his time with his friends.
C.The writer got many facilities during the journey.
D.The writer saw the sunrise which was so beautiful.

     A fox was boasting to a cat of its clever devices for escaping from its enemies. "I have a whole bag of tricks," he said "which contains a hundred ways of escaping from my enemies." "I only have one," said the cat, "but I generally can manage with that." At the same moment they heard the cry of a pack of hounds coming towards them, and the cat immediately scampered up a tree and hid herself behind the boughs. "This is my plan," said the cat. "What are you going to do?" The fox thought first of one way, then of another to impress the cat. And while he was debating, the hounds came nearer and nearer, and at last the fox lost in his confusion and was caught by the hounds. He was soon killed by the huntsmen.

30.   The fox was caught and killed by the huntsmen because he ........
A.was too arrogant
B.took too long to think
C.was left alone by the cat
D.used an old trick to escape

31.   Who was hide behind the boughs?
A.the clever cat
B.the hounds
C.the cat
D.the fox

32.   What can we learn from the story above?
A.Do not be afraid of huntsmen.
B.Don't be arrogant and underestimate others.
C.Solving the problem in groups is better than individually.
D.Use various techniques to avoid the boredom in our life.

          Clove tree is an evergreen tree that grows up to 8 - 12 m tall. It has large leaves and flowers which are grouped in clusters. The flower buds are initially pale, but gradually turn to green. Then, they become bright red when ready for harvest.
          Clove is a herb. People use the oils, dried flower buds, leaves, and stem to make medicine. Clove is used for upset stomach and as an expectorant. Expectorants make it easier to cough up phlegm. Clove oil is used for diarrhea, hernia and bad breath. Clove and clove oil are used for intestinal gas, nausea, and vomiting. Clove is applied directly to the gums (used topically) for toothache, for pain control during dental work, and for a complication of tooth extraction called "dry socket". It is also applied to the skin as a counterirritant for pain and for mouth and throat inflammation.
          In combination with other ingredients, clove is also applied to the skin. In foods and beverages, clove is used as flavoring. It is also used in perfumeries.

33.   How are the clove's leaves?

34.   The main idea of the second paragraph is that clove can be used for ........
A.commercial products
B.social business
C.human's health
D.private needs

35.   " ... In foods and beverages, clove is .... " (last paragraph)
The underlined word is closest in meaning to ........

36.   Which part of clove plant is not used in medicine according to the text above?
A.dried flower buds

         Grasshoppers are insect that can hop, walk and fly. Many male grasshoppers make noise by rubbing their back legs together. There are about 10.000 different species of grasshoppers .
         Grasshoppers undergo simple (or incomplete) metamorphosis. It consists of 3 stages; eggs hatch into nymphs, which look like little adults without wings and reproductive organs. Nymphs molt many times as they grow to be adults.
         Like all insects, the grasshoppers have a three-part body (head, thorax, and abdomen), six jointed legs, two pairs of wing and two antennae. Their bodies are covered with a hard exoskeleton. Grasshoppers breathe through a series of holes called spiracles; they are located along the sides of the body. Most grasshoppers are green, brown, or olive-green. The biggest ones are about 4.5 inches (11.5 cm) long. The long hind legs are used for hopping. The short front legs are used to hold prey and to walk.
         Grasshoppers eat plants. Their predators include birds, beetles rodents, reptiles, and
spiders. Flies also eat grasshopper's legs.

37.   What is the text about?

38.   How do the Grasshoppers make noise?
A.By moving their wings.
B.By covering their body.
C.By using their short front legs.
D.By rubbing their back legs together.

39.   What is the main idea of paragraph 2?
A.Grasshoppers undergo simple metamorphosis.
B.Metamorphosis consists of three stages.
C.Nymphs molt many times.
D.Eggs hatch into nymphs.

40.   "Grasshoppers undergo simple metamorphosis."
The underlined word is closest in meaning to ........

          Crocodiles are rather 'lizard-like' animals. They have long tails and the limbs are short and straddled sideways. They are large reptiles that live ....(41).... water. Crocodiles generally inhabit freshwater habitats like rivers, lakes, swamps, and other wetlands,
....(42).... there also crocodiles that live in brackish water such as estuarine crocodiles.
          Crocodiles are ancient animals which only ....(43)..... changed because of evolution since the time of dinosaurs. Crocodiles can move quickly over short distance, even they
are out of water.




          Last holiday I visited a sheep station. I helped in the shearing sheds in the yards. On the first day the Merino withers were crutched. I helped by sweeping up after picking up the wool pieces. Shearers started early at 7.30 a.m.
          After lunch, ....(44).... started shearing the lambs. There were more than 400 so we couldn't finish it at once. I was ....(45).... by the end of the day in the shed, but our work wasn't finished. We all had to help to get the withers and lambs back to the paddocks. We also had to get a mob of ewes and their lambs into the yards for shearing the next day. Then it was time for tea. This was a very long day but I ....(46).... it a lot.




47.   Arrange the following words into a correct sentence.
along the beach - a beautiful sea shell - was walking - I - found - when - I
           1                              2                       3           4       5         6      7
A.7 - 6 - 4 - 1 - 3 - 2 - 5
B.7 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 5 - 6
C.7 - 5 - 2 - 6 - 4 - 3 - 1
D.7 - 2 - 1 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 3

48.   Arrange the following words into a correct sentence.
wonderful - is located - is - the hotel - far from the city center - the scenery around it - but
        1               2         3          4                       5                                     6                  7
A.4 - 1 - 3 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 2
B.4 - 2 - 5 - 7 - 6 - 3 - 1
C.4 - 5 - 7 - 6 - 1 - 2 - 3
D.4 - 7 - 5 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 6

49.   Arrange these sentences into a correct order.
1. First, make an appointment with the person you want to interview.
2. Don't forget to thank the person for helping you.
3. Finally, prepare yourself to take notes.
4. Next, if you want to record the interview ask for permission from the interviewee.
5. There are some steps that you must do to have an interview.
6. Third, make a list of questions.
7. Second, tell the person why you want to interview him/her.
The correct arrangement is ........
A.5 - 1 - 7 - 6 - 4 - 3 - 2
B.5 - 1 - 7 - 6 - 3 - 2 - 4
C.5 - 1 - 4 - 7 - 6 - 3 - 2
D.5 - 1 - 7 - 4 - 6 - 2 - 3

50.   Arrange the following sentences into a good paragraph.
1. The place made me feel at home but I had to go home.
2. After that I went to Lamongan.
3. Then I went to Sidoarjo.
4. I visited the famous Jatim Park.
5. It had become famous for its mud.
6. Last summer, I got a fantastic holiday.
7. Next time, I would return to see more of them.
8. I went to the airport and I flew to Surabaya.
The correct arrangement is ........
A.6 - 8 - 3 - 5 - 2 - 4 - 1 - 7
B.8 - 6 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 1 - 7 - 2
C.3 - 8 - 6 - 5 - 2 - 7 - 1 - 4
D.3 - 6 - 8 - 4 - 5 - 2 - 7 - 1

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