Kamis, 31 Mei 2012

SOAL-SOAL NARRATIVE PILIHAN GANDA


SOAL-SOAL NARRATIVE

A fox fell into a well and couldn’t get out. By and by a thirsty goat came along. Seeing the fox in the well it asked if the water was good. “Good”, said the fox. “It’s the best water I’ve tasted in all my life. Come down and try it yourself. “The goat thought of nothing but how thirsty he was. So he jumped into the well. When he had drunk enough he looked around but there was no way to get out. Then the fox said, “I have a good idea. You stand on your hind legs and put your forelegs against the side of the well. Then I’ll climb on your back, from there I’ll step on your horns, and I can get out. And when I’m out I’ll help you out of the well.” The goat did as he was asked and the fox got on his back and so out of the well. Then he coolly walked away. The goat called out  loudly after him out. The fox merely turned to him and said, “If you only has as much sense in your head as you have hairs in your beard you wouldn’t have jumped into the well without making sure  that you could get out again.

1.     What is the type of the text above ?
a.     Recount 
b.    Narrative
c.     Procedure
d.    Report
e.     News item
2.     What is the setting for this story  .....
  1. It is a well
  2. It is a city
  3. It is a goat
  4. It is a fox
  5. It is a house

3.     Why did the goat jump into the well? because
  1. It was hungry
  2. It was sad
  3. It was thirsty
  4. It was good
  5. It was lazy

4.     What is the type of the text ?
  1. Myths
  2. Plays
  3. Folk tales
  4. Modern fantasy
  5. Fable

5.     Why did the fox get the goat into the well? because....
a.     The fox was very hungry and thirsty
b.    The goat was very hungry and thirsty
c.     The fox promised that it would help to get out of the well
d.    The  fox needed the goat to get out of the well
e.     The goat had long hair  and beard


Text 2
This text is for no. 6 to 12

SANGKURIANG

A long time ago, the ancient land of Sunda was ruled by a king and queen who had but a single daughter. Her name was Dayang Sumbi. She was beautiful and clever but also pampered and spolited.

One day as she was weaving in her pavilion, she became moody and distracted, which caused her to keep dropping her shuttle on the floor. Once when it fell she exclaimed she would marry the one who gave it back to her. At that very moment her dog Tumang, a demigod possessing magic powers, came up to her with the shuttle in his mouth. Dayang Sumbi  had to marry him.

They lived happily together, and Dayang Sumbi gave birth to a baby boy, human in appearance but endowed with his father’s magic powers. She named him Sangkuriang. As the boy grew up, he was always guarded by the faithful dog Tumang, whom he knew only as a companion and not as his father, Sangkuriang became handsome and brave.

One day his mother asked him to go hunting with the dog and bring her venison for a feast. After hunting all day without success, Sangkuriang worried about facing his mother empty-handed. Desperate, he took an arrow and shot the dog. He returned home and handed over the meat to his pleased mother. Soon after the feast, however, Dayang Sumbi questioned her son about the absence of Tumang. At first he evaded her queries but finally told her what had happened. She was horrified and struck her son so hard on the temple that he collapsed. For that, the old king banished his daughter from the court and she was made to roam around the kingdom. Sangkuriang recovered with a large scar on his temple, and he too left the court to wander about the world.

Years later, Sangkuriang met a beautiful woman and instantly fell in love with her. It was his own mother-they did not recognize each other. He pro posed to her and she agreed to marry him. On the day before the wedding, as she was caressing her fiancee’s hair, Dayang Sumbi detected the scar on the temple. Horror struck her, for she was about to marry her own son, Sangkuriang. Without revealing the whole truth to him, she tried unsuccessfully to dissuade him. Desperate to avoid the marriage, she set conditions she thought impossible to meet. Sangkuriang had to make a lake that filled the whole valpley and build a boat for the couple to sail in, all before dawn.

Sangkuriang started to work. His love gave him extraordinary strength, and he used his magic powers to summon the spirits to help him. With boulders and mud they dammed the river in the valley and the water rose and began to form a lake. In the early morning hours he chopped down a huge tree in the forest and began hollowing it out to make a boat. When Dayang Sumbi saw that he was about to accomplish what she has thought impossible, she called on the gods to bring the sun up early and thwart Sangkuriang.

The cock crowed, the sun rose much earlier than usual, and Sangkuriang realized he had been deceived. In a fit of fury he caused Dayang Sumbi and kicked the half-finished boat back into the forest. There it lies upside down today, forming the mountain Tangkuban Perahu (Upturned Boat). Not far away is the stump of the tree Sangkuriang had felled, now called  Bukit Tinggi. The dam Sangkuriang had built caused the valley to become a lake, where both Sangkuriang and Dayang Sumbi drowned themselves. They were never heard of again.

(taken from All Around Bandung – Gottfrid Roelcke, Gary Crabb).
6.     Who was Dayang Sumbi’s husband ?
a.     The King
b.    Sangkuriang
c.     Tumang
d.    Her fiancee
e.     Her father

7.     Why did she marry her dog, Tumang ? because...
a.     She exclaimed to marry one who gave it back her shuttle
b.    It was a companion Sangkuriang
c.     She fell in love with it
d.    It was a demigod possessing magic powers
e.     She detected the scar on the temple

8.     Why did Sangkuriang kill his dog ? because....
a.     It had married his mother
b.    He wanted to take Tumang’s powers
c.     Sangkuriang loved Dayang Sumbi
d.    He took an arraw and shot the dog
e.     He worried about facing his mother empty-handed

9.     What did Dayang Sumbi do after she knew about Tumang ?
a.     She married Sangkuriang
b.    She struck her son so hard
c.     She exclaimed she would marry him
d.    She asked Sangkuriang to make a lake
e.     She kicked the half-finished boat back into the forest

10.  Why did Dayang Sumbi avoid to marry Sangkuriang ? because .....
a.     Sangkuriang had shot her dog
b.    She didn’t love him
c.     Dayang Sumbi elected the scar on her fiancee’s head
d.    Sangkuriang was not a king
e.     Sangkuriang didn’t have magic powers 

11.  What did Sangkuriang have to do to mary Dayang Sumbi ?
  1. He had to make a lake and built a boat before dawn
  2. He had to make a lake and built a temple after dawn
  3. He had to make a palace and built a boat before dawn
  4. He had to be a king and built a boat before dawn
  5. He had to make a lake and built a boat before evening
                       
12.  What did Sangkuriang do after he realized that he had been deceived ?
a.     He took an arrow and shot Dayang Sumbi
b.    He struck Dayang Sumbi
c.     He Chopped down a huge tree in the forest
d.    He Cursed Dayang Sumbi and kicked the half-finished boat back into the forest.
e.       He returned home and handed over the meat to his pleased mother

The Legend of Aji Saka : Java, Indonesia

In the Kingdom of Medang Kamulan, in Java, came a young when man, by the name of Aji Saka to fight Dewatacengkar, the cruel King of The Country who had a habit to eat human flesh of his own people. Aji Saka himself he came from Bumi Majeti.
One day he told his two servants, by the name of Dara and Sembodo, that he was going to java. He told them that while  he was away, both of them have to guards his Heirloom / Pusoko. No one except Aji Saka himself not a allowed to take the Pusoko. In the big battle, Aji Saka could successfully push Dewata Cengkar to fall  to the South Sea. Dewata Cengkar did not die, he became a Bajul Putih (White Crocodile). Aji Saka became a ruler of Medangkamulan.
Meanwhile a woman of the village of Dadapan, found an egg. She put the egg in her Lumbung (Rice Barn). After a certain period the  egg vanished, instead a snake found in the rice barn. The villagers would like to kill the snake, but the snake said : “I’m the son Aji Saka, bring me to him”.

Aji Saka told the snake, that he would be recognized as his son, if the could kll the Bajul Putih in the South Sea. After a long stormy battle which both sides demonstrating physical strength and showing skillfull ability of fighting, the snake could kill Bajul  Putih.

As had been promised the snake was recognized as Aji Saka’s son and he was given a name Jaka Linglung (a stupid boy).

In the palace Jaka Linglung greedily ate domestic pets of the palace. He was punished by the King, expelling him to live in the Jungle of Pesanga. he was tightly roped until he could not move his head. He was instructed only to eat things which fall to his mouth.

One day, a group of 9 (nine) village boys were playing around in that Jungle. Suddenly it was raining heavily. They had to find a shelter, luckily there was a cave. Only 8 (eight) boys went inside the cave, the other one who was suffering from very bad skin disease, sting and dirty, he had to stay out of the cave. All of a sudden, the cave was falling apart. The 8 (eight) boys vanished, only the one who stayed outside was safe. The cave in fact was the mouth of Jaka Linglung.

13.  Who was Dewatacengkar ?
  1. a young wise man
  2. The cruel king
  3. White crocodile
  4. Bajul Putih
  5. Jaka linglung 

14.  Where did the woman put the egg ?
  1. In a rice barn
  2. In the south sea
  3. In the palace
  4. In the jungle of pasanga
  5. Inside the cave

15.  Where did Aji Saka come from ?
  1. Medang Kamulan
  2. South Sea
  3. Jungle of Pesanga
  4. Bumi Majeti
  5. Dadapan Village

16.  Who was Jaka Linglung ?
  1. A greedy pet belong to Aji Saka
  2. The cruel king
  3. A stupid boy
  4. The snake was recognized as Dewaracengkar’s son
  5. The snake was recognized as Aji Saka’s son

17.  Why did the king punish Jaka linglung to live in the jungle of Pesanga? because ......
  1. Jaka linglung greedily ate human flesh of the village
  2. Jaka linglung greedily ate domestic pets of the palace
  3. Jaka linglung put the egg in the rice born
  4. Jaka linglung could kill Bajul Putih
  5. Jaka linglung pushed Dewata Cengkor to fall to the Sout sea

Once upon a time there were four little rabbits. Their names were Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter. One morning they were allowed to play outside. Their mother reminded them not to go to Mr. McGregor’s garden because their father had an accident there.
Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cotton-tail were good little rabbits. They went down the lane to pick blackberries. But Peter was naughty. He ran straight away to Mr. McGregor’s garden. He ate some lettuces, French beans, and radishes. Suddenly, he met Mr. McGregor. Peter was very frightened and rushed away as fast as he could. He lost a pair of shoes and a jacket while he was running. Peter never stopped running or looked behind him till he got home. During the evening, he was sick because he was so tired. He had to drink some medicine while three of his brother had bread, mild and blackberries for supper.


1.       Who was the naughtiest rabbit ?
a.       Flopsy
b.       Mopsy
c.        Cotton-tail
d.       Peter
e.        Mr. McGregor

2.       What did Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-tail eat?
a.       carrot
b.       blackberries
c.        lettuce
d.       strawberry
e.        French beans

3.       What did Peter lose while he was running?
a.       one of his shoes
b.       a book
c.        vegetable
d.       medicine
e.        a pair of shoes

4.       Why did Peter get sick?  Because ….
a.       He was so tired
b.       He did not eat
c.        He caught a cold
d.       He was eating to much
e.        He was naughty

5.       Whom did Peter meet at the garden?
a.       his mother
b.       Flopsy
c.        Mr. McGregor
d.       Mrs. McGregor
e.        His father

BLUE-TONGUE LIZARD

Blue-Tongue Lizard and his wife camped near a swamp long ago. One day Blue-Tongue Lizard went to get some food, and while he was down at the swamp, he left his wife sitting under a shady tree. He had not been gone very long when Taipan the Snake passed by Blue-Tongue Lizard’s camp. Taipan saw Blue-Tongue Lizard’s wife sitting under the tree, and he decided he would steal her away from Blue-Tongue Lizard. He made her come with him and together they ran a long way away.
Taipan the Snake did not know that Black Bird had been watching him, and as soon as he ran away with Blue-Tongue Lizard’s wife, Black Bird began singing out to Blue-Tongue Lizard. ‘Your wife is gone, Taipan has taken her away’, he cried. Blue-Tongue Lizard was still at the swamp getting food when he heard Black Bird’s call. He went back to the shady tree where he had left his wife and saw she was gone. He put down his bag which was full of food and made a fire. He cooked his food and after he had finished eating it, he went to get his spears.
He found they had all been broken by Taipan. Then he found the tracks of his wife and Taipan, and he followed them. Blue-Tongue Lizard followed their tracks until he came to a tree in which a freshly killed emu had been hung. It had been killed by Taipan and left there to be eaten that night. Blue-Tongue Lizard knew that Taipan and his wife must be nearby and he soon found them near a river. When Taipan saw Blue-Tongue Lizard he ran to get his spears but Blue-Tongue Lizard had already broken them.
‘We can fight with our teeth’, said Blue-Tongue Lizard. Taipan agreed and the two of them fought wildly, each of them trying to get a hold of the other. Until finally Blue-Tongue Lizard caught hold of Taipan’s body in his powerful jaws, and bit him in half. With Taipan the Snake dead, Blue-Tongue took back his wife and together they returned to the swamp.


6.       Who are the main characters in this folktale?
a.       Blue-Tongue Lizard and Black Bird
b.       Blue-Tongue Lizard and Taipan the Snake
c.        Snake and Blue-Tongue Lizard
d.       Taipan and Snake and Black Bird
e.        Blue-Tongue Lizard’s wife and Black Bird

7.       Who passed by Blue-Tongue Lizard’s camp?
a.       Black Bird did
b.       Blue-Tongue Lizard did
c.        Blue-Tongue Lizard’s wife did
d.       Taipan the Snake did
e.        Emu did

8.       Who was watching when Taipan took Blue-Tongue’s wife?
a.       Black Bird
b.       Taipan
c.        Lizard
d.       The swamp
e.        Blue Bird

9.       Who are the supporting characters?
a.       Blue-Tongue Lizard and Black Bird
b.       Blue-Tongue Lizard and Taipan the Snake
c.        Snake and Blue-Tongue Lizard
d.       Taipan the Snake and Black Bird
e.        Blue-Tongue Lizard’s wife and Black Bird

10.    What was Blue-Tongue Lizard doing when Taipan took his wife?
a.       He was sleeping
b.       He was swimming
c.        He was going to get some food
d.       He was going to get some money
e.        He was watching

11.    Why do you think Blue-Tongue Lizard ate a meal before going to look for his wife?
a.       so he would be strong enough to fight
b.       so he would be full enough to fight
c.        so he would be large enough to fight
d.       so he would be strong enough to walk
e.        so he would be full enough to walk

12.    One sentences below show things that animals in real don’t do. Choose one.
a.       One day Blue-Tongue Lizard went to get some food
b.       The two of them fought wildly
c.        He put down his bag which was full of food and made a fire
d.       Blue-Tongue and his wife camped near a swamp
e.        It had been killed by Taipan and left there to be eaten at night


The Princess and the Pea
      Once upon a time there was a prince he wanted to get himself a princess, but she had to be real princess. So he traveled all over the world to find one, but in every case something was the matter. There were lots of princess, but he could never quite make out whether they were real or not. So he came home feeling very unhappy, for really wanted to find a true princess.
      One evening a terrible storm came; lightening flashed, thunder rolled, and the rain poured down in torrents-it was simply awful ! suddenly there was a knock at the city gate, and the old king went out to answer it.
      There was a princess standing outside, but what a sight the rain and the bad weather had made of her ! The water streamed down her hair and her clothes, and yet she said she was a real princess.
      “It won’t take long to find that out,” thought the old Queen. Without saying anything, she went into bed chamber, took off all the bedclothes, and places one pea on the bottom boards of the bed. Then she took twenty mattresses and put them on top of the pea, and after that she put twenty feather-pillows on top of the mattresses.
      That was where the princess was to spend the night.
      In the morning they asked her how she had slept.
      “Oh, dreadfully! said the princess. “I hardly slept a wink all night. Whatever could have been in the bed ? I was lying on something so hard that I’m black and blue all over.”
      So of course they could see that she was a real princess, since she had felt the pea through twenty mattresses and twenty feather-pillows. No one but a real princess could have such a tender skin as that.
      So the prince took her for his wife, and they lived happily ever after.

1.     What kind of the text is it?
a.     report
b.    recount
c.     narrative
d.    descriptive
e.     news item

2.     The generic structure of the text is…….
a.     Orientation > Complication > Resolution > Re-Orientation
b.    Orientation > Events > Re- Orientation
c.     General Classification > Description
d.    Identification > Description
e.     Newsworthy Events > Background Events > Sources

3.     What is the purpose of the text ?
a.     to inform about princess and the pea
b.    to describe the story of the princess and the pea
c.     to give information that the prince looked for the real princess
d.    to amuse the reader with the story of the princess and the pea
e.     to describe how the princess could feel the pea on the bottom boards of the bed

4.     What is the dominant structure used in the text ?
a.     the simple present tense
b.    the simple past tense
c.     the present continuous tense
d.    passive voice
e.     imperative

5.     No one but a real princess could have such a tender skin as that. The SYNONYM of ‘tender’ is …
a.     hard
b.    light
c.     weak
d.    strong
e.     soft

Once upon a time there was a poor widow who had an only son named Jack. They were so poor that they didn't have anything except a cow. When the cow had grown too old, his mother sent Jack to the market to sell it. On the way to the market, Jack met a butcher who had some beautiful beans in his hand. The butcher told the boy that the beans were of great value and persuaded the silly lad to sell the cow for the beans.
Jack brought them, happily. When he told his mother about this, his mother became so angry that she threw the beans out of the window.
When Jack woke up in the morning, he felt the sun shining into a pan of his room, but all the rest was quite dark and shady.
So he jumped to the window. What did he see? The beanstalk grew up quite close past Jack’s window. He opened the window and jumped to the beanstalk which ran up just like a big ladder
He climbed and climbed till at last he reached the sky. While looking around, he saw a very huge castle. He was very amazed.
Then Jack walked along the path leading to the castle. There was a big tail woman on the doorstep. Jack greeted her and asked for the giantess mercy to give him breakfast, because he fell very hungry. Although the giantess grumbled at first, finally she gave Jack a hunk of bread and cheese and a jug of milk.
Jack hadn't finished when the whole house began to tremble with the noise of someone's coming. "Oh! It's my husband!" cried the giantess. "What on earth shall I do?"
Hastily the giantess opened a very big cupboard and hid Jack there.






1.    Where did Jack sell his cow ?
a.     at a castle
b.    at the market
c.     at the giants castle
d.    at the butchers house
e.     on the way to the market
2.    what is the story about
a.     jack and a butcher
b.    jack and the giantess
c.     a poor widow and his son
d.    Jack and the bean stalk
e.     The giantess and her husband

3.    Oh ! It’s my husband !" cried the giantess (paragraph 7) from the sentence we know that the giantess is … her husband
a.     afraid of
b.    angry with
c.     fed up with
d.    annoyed with
e.     displeased with
4.    Jack's mother looked very furious when jack told that
a.     the beans were precious
b.    the butcher bought his cow
c.     he traded his cow for the beans
d.    he had sold his cow to a butcher
e.     he met a butcher an the way to the market
5.    What do learn from the text ?
a.     Jack's mother was a furious mother
b.    Poverty makes people hopeless
c.     The giantess pity on jack
d.    Jack was innocent boy
e.     Sincerity makes jack get something precious
6.    What kind of the text is that ?
a.     recount
b.    narrative
c.     procedure
d.    report
e.     news item


Once upon a time, there was an old woman who lived in a very old hut near a forest with her only daughter. The daughter’s name is Misna. She is beautiful but she had envious heart.
            One day she saw girl of her age passing by her hut. The girl was joining her father hunting. She dressed in beautiful cloth. His father’s assistants respected her. Misna could not sleep when she was remembering this. She was very angry with her condition. She hated her hopeless mother.
            In the morning she shouted at her mother. She wanted her mother to buy the most beautiful gown in the markets for her. Of course her mother could not afford it. Then she cried and cried. She did not want to eat anything. Her mother was very sad. She decided to sell a piece of land, the only valuable thing that she had. She bought her beloved daughter a very beautiful dress.
            Misna admired herself. She wanted to show everybody that she was a very beautiful girl. She asked her mother to bring her to another village. Along the way, she smiled to everyone. People in the village thought that she was a princess. They gave her a high respect and invited her to have meal in their house. Misna enjoyed this and told everybody that she was princess and mother was maid. Her mother was very sad but she kept her felling deep in the heart.
On the way home Misna met a handsome prince. He was interested in her and wanted to marry her. Misna told the prince that her mother had died and father went married to another woman. She was having a long trip with her loyal maid. Listening to this, her mother was very upset. She cried loudly Misna was very angry to her and told her to be away from her.
Suddenly there was a heavy rain accompanied with big thunders. Everyone run away to save themselves. Misna was very afraid. She cried. Her mother wanted to help her but she did not want to at that time a big thunder hit her to dead.
This text is for No – 6
1.       What is the type of the text?
  1. Procedure
  2. Descriptive
  3. Narrative
  4. News item
  5. Report






2.       When did she ask her mother a beautiful dress?
  1. After she saw another girl with beautiful dress
  2. on the way home she met a handsome prince
  3. after her mother sold a piece of her land
  4. when a heavy rain and big thunders came
  5. since the villagers invited her to have meal in their house

3.       How could her mother buy her a beautiful dress?               
  1. from her saving
  2. by asking her relative some money
  3. by robbed a bank
  4. from her salary
  5. by selling the only land she had

4.       What made her mother cried aloud?
a.       she told everyone that she was her maid
b.       she told the prince that her mother had died
c.        she told the prince that she was her maid
d.       she wanted her mother to buy the most beautiful gown
e.        she was joining her father hunting for a long time

5.       What happened at last?
  1. Misna got married to a prince
  2. Misna was wet in rain
  3. Her mother bought her the most beautiful gown
  4. A thunder hit Misna to dead
  5. She had meal in villagers house

6.       She is beautiful but she had envious  heart
What is the synonym of the underlined word?
a.       Ambigious
b.       Jealous
c.        Fierce
d.       Festive
e.        Humble

7.       What is the orientation of this text?
a.       One upon a time, there was an old women who lived In a very old hut near a forest with her only daughter. the daughter name is misna. she is beautiful but she had envious heart name is misna. she is beautiful but she had envious heart
b.        suddenly there was a heavy rain accompanied with big thunders everyone ran away to save themselves
c.        on the way home misna met a handsome prince. he was interested in her to marry her
d.       she decided to sell a piece of land, the only valuable thing that she had. she bought her beloved daughter a very beautiful dress
e.     Misna admired herself. she wanted to show everybody that she was a very beautiful girl


The Rabbit Revenge

Long, long ago a rabbit and lion were neighbors. The lion was very proud, and was fond of boasting about his strength. And thought they were such close neighbors, the lion look down upon the rabbit, and use to bully and frighten her. Finally, the rabbit could stand it no longer and wanted to get her own back.
One day she went to the lion and said,” Good day, respected elder brother. Image it, I met an animal over there who looked exactly like you, and he said to me, ‘Is there anyone in the world who dares stand up to me? If there is, let me come and have a duel with me. If there is no one, all of you have to submit to my rule and be my servants!” “Oh, he was an intolerable braggart! He is so puffed up with pride that his eyes can’t even light on anymore!” added the rabbit.
“Oho,” the lion said. “Didn’t you mention me to him?”
“Yes, indeed, “the rabbit replied. “But it would have been better if I hadn’t. When I described how strong you were, he just sneered and said dreadfully rude things. He even went so far as to say that he wouldn’t take you for his attendant!”
The lion flew into a rage and roared, “Where is he? Where is he?”
Soon the rabbit took the lion a hill and, not going to near herself, pointed to a well from a distance, and said,”He is down there, in the well.”
The lion hastened to the well and glared angrily into it. Yes there was his rival who even glared back at him angrily. The lion roared, and his enemy roared back. The lion become so furious that his hair stood on end. So did his enemy on the well. The lion show his teeth and lashed out with his paws to scare his rival and his enemy in the well retaliated! In a fit of anger the lion sprang into the air with all his might and then flung himself at the enemy in the well. The result was that the proud lion was instantly drowned.  

1.      What do you thing of the animal on the well?
a.       The image of the lion himself.
b.      An intolerable braggart.
c.       A stronger animal.
d.      Another lion.
e.       His neighbor.

2.      The lion was proud of his…
a.       hair
b.      eyes
c.       teeth
d.      paws
e.       strength

3.      What can we learn from the story?
a.       Be a good neighbor.
b.      Don’t be so arrogant.
c.       We must help each other.
d.      An enemy can be a good friend.
e.       A friend in need is a friend indeed.

4.      What is the type of the text above?
a.       Report
b.      Descriptive
c.       Narrative
d.      Recount
e.       Procedure

5.      The generic structure of the text is…….
a.       Orientation > Complication > Resolution > Re-Orientation
b.      Orientation > Events > Re- Orientation
c.       General Classification > Description
d.      Identification > Description
e.     Newsworthy Events > Background Events > Sources

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