Rabu, 08 Agustus 2012

SOAL UTS XI AKSEL (Narrative dan Spoof)


TERAKREDITASI  :  A  No. 02.00. Ma. 0084.06

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HARI / TANGGAL                       : Senin, 06 Agustus 2012
K E L A S                                       : XI (SEBELAS) Akselerasi
WAKTU                                         : 09.00 – 10.30 WIB

I.      Choose one of the best answers!

The text for No.1 to 5
A young lion came to a small zoo in Europe. In the next cage was a tired, old lion, which did nothing except lie about and sleep. “Lion ought not to be like that!”  Young lion said to himself, so he roared at all the visitors and tried to break the bars of the cage.
At three o’clock a man brought a big piece of meat and put it in the old lion’s cage then he put a bag of nuts and two bananas in the young lion’s cage. The young lion was very surprised. “I don’t understand this,” he said to the old lion, “I behave like a real lion while you lie there doing nothing, and look what happens!”
“Well, you see,” said the old lion kindly, “this is a small zoo. They haven’t got enough money for two lions, so in their books you are here as a monkey

1.      The writer wants to say that…
A. There were two lions in the zoo
B.  The young lion ate nut and banana
C.  We must respect the older people
D. There were so many visitors in the zoo
E.  The old lion ate a big piece of meat

2.      The communicative purpose of the text above is to…
A. To entertain the readers with story of young lion
B.  To inform the readers about the story of old lion
C.  To describe  about the process of the lions in the zoo
D. To describe about the animals in the zoo.
E.  To persuade the reader to keep the lion at home

3.      The young lion was very surprised because …
A. It doesn’t understand the words
B.  It couldn’t break the bars of the cage
C.  The man fed it a bag of nuts and two bananas
D. The old lion just did nothing
E.  There were so many people in the zoo

4.      What did the man put in the young’s lion cage?
A.    Money and meat
B.     Nuts and bananas
C.     Meat and bananas
D.    Bananas and nut
E.     Nuts and money

5.      I behave like a real lion while you lie there doing nothing
What is the synonym of the word above?
A.    Act
B.     Fond
C.     Love
D.    See
E.     tender

The text for No. 6 to 7
Once a man was walking in a park when he came across a penguin
He took him to a policeman and said,”I have just found this penguin. What should I do?” The policeman replied,”Take him to the Zoo
The next day the policeman saw the same man in the same park and the man was still carrying the penguin with him. The policeman was rather surprised and walked up to the man and asked, “Why are you still carrying that penguin about? Didn’t you take it to the zoo?”  “I certainly did,” replied the man. 
And it was a great idea because he really enjoyed it, so today I’m taking him to the movies!

6.      What did the writer want to say about the story?
A.    We must understand the order clearly before do something
B.     We must go to the park sometime
C.     We should report to the police when found something
D.    We have to take the penguin to the cinema
E.     We could find the penguin in the zoo

7.      Who asked the man to take it to the zoo?
A.    The zoo visitors
B.     The policeman
C.     The security
D.    The penguin
E.     The cinema visitors

 The text for No. 8 to 10
Princess Mandalika
Once upon a time in Lombok, there was a kingdom named Kuripan. The king of Kuripan was very wise. He had a daughter, named Mandalika. She was so beautiful. Many princes wanted to marry her. To choose the one that would be his son-in-law, the king held an arrow shooting competition. The best one would be Mandalika’s husband.
On the day of the competition, those princes shot their arrows. All of them did it perfectly. The king found it difficult to choose. Therefore, the princess began to fight and kill each other.
Princess Mandalika was so desperate. She didn’t want anyone killing each other because of her. That’s why she decided to go to the sea. She died in the south sea of the Lombok. The king and princess were sad and felt guilty. They regretted and stopped fighting.
Until now, one day in every year, usually in February or March, people go to the south sea. On that day, a great number of worms come out from the sea. People call these worm nyale. People believe that those nyales are princess Mandalika’ s hair.

8.      Why did the king hold an arrow shooting competition?
  1. To get the best prince for his daughter.
  2. To let his people know his beautiful daughter
  3. To replace him as a king
  4. To entertainment people in the Kuripan Kingdom
  5. He wanted to take worm from the beach

9.      “She died in the south sea of Lombok”
The word “died” has the same meaning as...............
A.    Alive
B.     Slept
C.     Passed away
D.    Woke
E.     Look after

10.  The structure of the text is.......
  1. Orientation > Series of events > Reorientation
  2. Identification >  description
  3. Orientation > series of events > conflict —  resolution
  4. General Classification > description
  5. Orientation > Complication > Resolution > Re-orientation

The text for No. 11 to 13
There was a man who had worked all of his life and had saved all of his money.
He was a real miser when it came to his money. He loved money more than just about anything, and just before he died, he said to his wife, "Now listen, when I die, I want you to take all my money and place it in the casket with me. I want to take my money to the afterlife.”
So he got his wife to promise him with all her heart that when he died, she would put all the money in the casket with him.
Well, one day he died. He was stretched out in the casket; the wife was sitting there next to her closest friend.
When they finished the ceremony, just before the undertakers got ready to close the casket, the wife said "Wait, just a minute!" she had a shoe box with her, she came over with the box and placed it in the casket.
Then the undertakers locked the casket down and rolled it away.
            Her friend said, "I hope you weren't crazy enough to put all that money in the casket.”
            She said, "Yes, I promised. I'm a good Christian, I can't lie. I promised him that I was going to put that money in that casket with him.”
            "You mean to tell me you put every cent of his money in the casket with him?”
            "I sure did,” said the wife. "I got it all together, put it into my account and I wrote him a check.”

11.  Why was the man called a real miser?
A.    He wanted to take all the money with him afterlife
B.     He wanted to life forever
C.     He didn’t want to pay the undertakers
D.    He didn’t want to die
E.     He had a crazy wife

12.  When did his wife put a shoe box in the casket?
A.    Before her husband die
B.     Before the undertakers got ready to open the casket
C.     Before the undertaker got ready to close the casket
D.    Before she went to the Bank to take the money
E.     Before her husband die

13.  What did he say to his wife before he died?
A.    He said that when he die, he wanted his wife to take his shoe box and place it in the casket with him
B.     He said that when he die, he wanted the undertaker to take all his money and place it in the casket with him
C.     He said that when he die, he wanted his wife to take write him a check and place it in the casket with him
D.    He said that when he die, he wanted the undertaker to take his wife and place  her in the casket with him
E.     He said that when he die, he wanted his wife to take all his money and place it in the casket with him

The text for No. 14 to 16
Once upon a time there lived a kind-hearted man and his wife. One morning, his wife found a poor little sparrow. She took in gently and fed it. To show it gratitude, the sparrow stayed with them and sang every morning. But there was an ill-tempered old woman who didn’t like the sparrow. She cut the sparrow’s tongue. That’s why the bird returned to its previous nest.
Knowing that the sparrow flew away, the kind man and women looked for their sparrow. They walked along way, crossed the bridge, climbed a mountain, and passed the wood.
Not long afterwards, they found the sparrow’s nest. The sparrow welcomed them and provided a feast for them. Before they went home, the sparrow brought two baskets, one was large and looked heavy, and the other one was small and light. The sparrow asked them to choose one.
They choose the small one. And that was the best choice. There were many rolls of silk and piles of gold in it.
Being jealous, the ill-tempered old woman did the same thing as the kind man and woman did. She chose the big basket which actually contained wasps and venomous crawlers, such as scorpion, centipedes, and other horrible creatures. Finally, they stung and bit her to death.

14.  What is a sparrow? It is a…
  1. Chicken
  2. Cat
  3. Bird
  4. Fly
  5. Dog

15.  What is the “resolution” of the story?
  1. A kind-hearted woman found a poor little sparrow
  2. An ill-tempered woman cut the sparrow’s tongue
  3. The horrible creatures stung and bit the ill-tempered old woman to death
  4. The kind-hearted man and woman looked for the sparrow
  5. That’s why the bird returned to its previous nest

16.  What is the best title for the story?
  1. The Old Woman and Sparrow
  2. The Sparrow Nest
  3. The Tongue of Sparrow
  4. The ill-tempered Cut Sparrow
  5. The boxes from sparrow

The text for No. 17 to 19
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 used 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 end well.”
The king kept his words so well that soon he was known throughout the land as The Just King. By and by one of his favorite came to him said, “Your majesty, I beg you to tell me how it was that you had this change of heart to words your people.”
And the King replayed, “As I was galloping through my forests one afternoon, I caught sight of a hound casing a fox. The fox escaped into his hole, but not until he had been beaten by the dog so badly that he would be lame for life. The hound, returning home met a man who threw a stone at him, which 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,’ he who does evil will sooner or later to overtaken my evil.”

17.  Which of the statement is true?
A.    The King was chased by a fox.
B.     The King behavior never changed.
C.     The man was thrown with a stone by a hound.
D.    The King’s subjects hated him when he was a tyrant .
E.     In the olden times The King was loved by the subjects.

18.  Paragraph two tell us that The King….
A.    Never ended the day of his tyranny
B.     Showed his surprise to his subjects
C.     Decided to rule his subjects unjustly
D.    Warned his subjects to obey his rules
E.     Changed his behavior and became a just ruler

19.  The organization of text above is….
A.    Goal, material, steps
B.     Identification, description
C.     Orientation, event, re-orientation
D.    Orientation, evaluation, complication
E.     General statement, a sequenced explanation

The text for No. 20 to 22
Mrs. Brown’s old grandfather lived with her and her husband. Every morning he went for a walk in the park and came home at half twelve for his lunch.
But one morning a police car stopped outside Mrs. Brown’s house at twelve o’clock, and two policemen helped Mr. Brown to get out. One of them said to Mrs. Brown, “The poor old gentlemen lost his way in the park and telephoned us for help, so we sent a car to bring him home.” Mrs. Brown was very surprised, but she thanked the policemen and they left.
“But, Grandfather,” she then said, “you have been to that park nearly every day for twenty years. How did you lose your way there?”
The old man smiled, closed one eye and said, “I didn’t quite lose my way. I just got tired and I didn’t want to walk home!”

20.  Why did Mrs. Brown’s grandfather pretend his way?
A.  Wanted to be sent to his granddaughters house
B.   Wanted to get on a police car
C.   Didn’t want to return home by taking a walk
D.  Didn’t like staying in the park
E.   Never took a walk in the park

21.  How many persons lived in Mrs. Brown’s house?
A.     Two
B.      Three
C.      Four
D.     Five
E.      Six

22.  Who needed the police’s help?
A.     Mr. Brown
B.      Mrs. Brown
C.      Mrs. Brown’s grandfather
D.     Mr. Brown and Mrs. Brown
E.      Police’s grandfather

The text for No. 23 to 24
Mr. Black loved shooting bears, but his eyes were not good any more. Several times he nearly shot people instead of bears, so his friends were always very careful when they went out shooting with him.
One day a young friend of his wanted to have a joke, so he got a big piece of white paper and wrote on it in very big letters ‘I AM NOT A BEAR’. Then he tied it to his back and went off. His friends saw it and laughed a lot.
But it did not save him. After a few minutes Mr. Black shot him and knocked his hat off.
The young man was frightened and angry. “Didn’t you see this piece of paper?” he shouted to Mr. Black. “Yes, I did, said Mr. Black. Then he went nearer, looked carefully at the paper and said, “Oh. I am very sorry. I did not see the word NOT.

23.  Mr Black’s hobby is …..
A.     shooting
B.      writing
C.      climbing
D.     shouting
E.      traveling

24.  Mr Black’s eyes are …..
A.     Normal to see
B.      Not normal to see anymore
C.      Still nice to see
D.     Not needed to operate
E.      As clear as the young man

The text for No. 25 to 27
Once upon a time, there was a beautiful girl named Beauty. She lived with her two sisters and her father in a small village. She was also a hard working girl. She always helped her father in the farm.
One day her father went out for the city. He saw an old castle. He became curious to know who lived inside, and he went in. While he was walking around the castle, he met nobody inside. Knowing that there was none inside, he ate the food on the table and picked a rose from the garden, for Beauty. Then an angry beast appeared and wanted to kill him unless Beauty was brought to him.
After reaching his home, Beauty's father told her the truth. Beauty loved her father very much, so she didn't refuse what her father asked. She went to the Beast castle and lived there only with the Beast. Her            gloomy life had begun since then. She often tried to run away but she was always successfully stopped by the Beast.
The Beast loved beauty very much. Because of his treatment, Beauty began to like him too.
One day, when beauty visiting her father in the village because of his illness, she had a dream. She saw the Beast was dying. She suddenly came back to the Beast castle. Seeing the "dying Beast" she began to cry. When her tear was falling on to the Beast, he became a handsome prince.
Beauty and the Beast got married and lived happily ever after.
(Adapter from Beauty and The Beast movie raview)

25.  Which of the following is not true according to the text?
A.    Beauty's father had almost been killed by the Beast.
B.     Beauty finally got married without feeling love.
C.     Beauty often failed to escape from the Beast.
D.    Beauty finally loved the Beast.
E.     Beauty had two sisters.

26.  Paragraph two tells about….
A.    Beauty’s father's experience in an old castle
B.     The beast dream to meet beauty
C.     The beautiful rose for beauty
D.    The beast's castle in the city
E.     The beast’s dying in his castle

27.  Her gloomy life had begun since then. The underlined word means....
A.    Interesting      
B.     Glory
C.     Depressed      
D.    Silent
E.     Happy

This text is for questions 30 to 33
         Once upon a time there was beautiful girl called Cinderella. She lived with her stepsister and step mother. They were very bossy. She had to do all the housework.
         One day an invitation to the ball came to the family. Her stepsister did not let her go, so Cinderella was very sad. The stepsister went to the ball without her.
         Fortunately, the fairy good mother came and helped her to get to the ball. At the ball, Cinderella danced with the prince. The prince fell in love with her then he married her. They live happily ever after

28.  The text above can be classified as …
A.    Myth
B.     Fable
C.     Legend
D.    Folk tale
E.     Fairy tale

29.  Which of the following is not true according to the text?
A.    Cinderella lived with her    stepsister
B.     Cinderella felt happy with her husband
C.     Cinderella felt annoyed with her step sister
D.    Cinderella was helped by fairy to get to the ball
E.     Cinderella was helped by her stepsister to do all the house work

The text for No.1 to 5
A man goes to a pet shop to buy a parrot. “We have tree,” says the shopkeeper. “This blue one can speak four languages and cost $ 50, and the reed parrot know six languages and costs $ 100. The orange one over there costs $ 300. But he doesn’t talk at all.”
“Three hundred dollars!” exclaim the man. How come it’s so expensive? He can’t talk at all!” “Well, the shopkeeper goes on, “we don’t know what he does, but the two other parrots call him ‘BOSS’

30.  “This blue one can speak four languages …” , One refers to …
A.    The first number
B.     Shopkeeper
C.     Pet
D.    Parrot
E.     Color

31.  He can’t speak at all!” he refers to …
A.    A shopkeeper
B.     A man
C.     An orange parrot
D.    A red parrot
E.     A blue parrot

32.  The structure of the text is …
A.    Identification, description
B.     Orientation, complication, resolution,
C.     General classification, description
D.    Orientation, crisis, reaction, coda
E.     Thesis, argument, recommendation

33.  What is the purpose of the text?
A.    To describe parrot
B.     To entertain the readers about the fable
C.     To share with other an amusing incident.
D.    To deal with actual incident
E.     To inform the reader about the parrot

The text for No. 34 to 40
Ali Baba was such a poor man that he had only one shoe for his two feet. Even the mice in his house were hungry.
One day, his wife said, “We have no food in the house. No rice. No potatoes. Go and collect leaves in the forest so that I can make a soup,”
Ali was a lazy man. He looked for leaves for about ten minutes and then he climbed a tree to sleep. He was afraid of wolves. When he woke up he was surprised to see forty thieves and forty horses. They stopped in front of a big rock.
“Open sesame!” shouted the leader. A door in the rock opened. The thieves carried sacks full of gold into the cave. When they had finished the leader shouted.
“Close sesame!” and the door closed. As soon as the thieves had disappeared Ali Baba jumped down from the tree, said, “open sesame” and went into the cave.
There were shelves all around the walls. The shelves were full of sack. The sacks were full of gold. Ali took a sack home with him.
Unfortunately, one of the thieves saw Ali’s footprints in the sand. He followed them to Ali’s home. He took out his knife and made a cross on the door.
“Now I shall know which house it is,” he said.
He rode off to get the other thieves. But Ali had seen the thief.
He and his wife took brooms and swept away the footprints. Then he made crosses on every door in the street. When the forty thieves arrived they had their knives between their teeth. But they never found Ali or the gold. And Ali and his wife lived happily ever after.

34.  Who are the characters in this text?
A.    A poor man, lazy man and forty horses
B.     Forty thieve, lazy man and his wife
C.     Ali Baba, lazy man and his wife
D.    Ali Baba, a poor man and his wife
E.     Ali Baba, his wife and forty thieves

35.  “We have no food in the house” (paragraph 2)
The word we refer to…
A.    Ali Baba
B.     his wife
C.     Ali Baba and his wife
D.    Ali Baba and his family
E.     Ali Baba and his children

36.  “He looked for leaves for about ten minutes and then he climbed a tree to sleep. He was afraid of wolves. When we woke up he was surprised to see forty thieves and forty horses. They stopped in front of a big rock.”
From this paragraph, we can understand that Ali’s characters
A.    Strong and brief
B.     Lazy and coward
C.     Like climbing and sleeping
D.    Afraid of wolves
E.     Watcher forty thieves’ activities 

37.  Which statement is NOT TRUE based on the text
A.    He looked for leaves for about two minutes and then he climbed a tree to sleep
B.     When he woke up he was surprised to see forty thieves and forty horses
C.     The thieves carried sacks full of gold into the cave
D.    As soon as the thieves had disappeared Ali Baba jumped down from the tree
E.     He and his wife took brooms and swept away the footprints

38.  ”As soon as the thieves had disappeared
The underlined word means…
A.    Go away
B.     Go out of sight
C.     Exist
D.    Not available
E.     No one here

39.  Where was the location of the cave?
A.    Near from Ali Baba’s house
B.     In the forest
C.     In front of a big rock
D.    In Arab
E.     above the tree

40.  How did Ali eliminate the footprints?
A.    Sweep away by a broom
B.     Sweep away by foot
C.     Make crosses on every door
D.    Have their knives to their teeth
E.     His wife take a broom

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