Sunday, 1 February 2015

Soal dan Kunci Jawaban Bahasa Inggris Kelas VIII SMP Terbaru

Mata Pelajaran :     Bahasa Inggris                                              Kelas                 : VIII
Jenjang              :   SMP/MTs                                                       Mid Semester   : 2 (dua)

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BACA JUGA  : Soal Ulangan Bahasa Inggris Kelas VIII (8) SMP/MTs Terbaru Part 3

BACA JUGA  : Soal dan Kunci Jawaban Bahasa Inggris Kelas VIII SMP Terbaru 

A.    Choose A, B, C, or D for the correct answer.     
Read the dialog and answer questions 1
and 2.
Reno :   Hello. May I speak to Andy, please?
Andy :   Hello. Andy speaking. Who am I
speaking to?
Reno :   Andy, it’s me Reno.
Andy :   Oh, Reno. What can I do for you?
Reno :   Will you go to the Boy Scout activity this afternoon?
Andy :   Yes. And you?
Reno :   Me too. By the way, can we go together? 
Andy :   Absolutely, we can. I’ll wait for you here.
Reno :   O.K., Andy, thanks. Bye.
Andy :   Bye, Reno.
 1.    The phone call is about ________.
A.    Andy’s intention to come to Reno’s
B.    Reno’s intention to come to Andy’s
C.    Reno’s intention to go to the Boy Scout
D.    Reno and Andy’s plan to join a Boy
        Scout activity
 2.    “I’ll wait for you here.”
       The word ‘here’ refers to ________.
A.    Andy’s house     
B.    Reno’s house
C.    Andy’s school    
D.    Reno’s school
Read the dialog and answer questions 3
and 4.
Jane   :   Hello. Jane speaking.
Terry :   Hello, Jane. This is Terry. May I speak to Bram, please?
Jane   :   I’m sorry, Bram is out at the moment. Would you leave a message for him?

Terry :   Yes. Could you please tell Bram that
I won’t be able to come for the Boy Scout activity this afternoon? I’ve got
a problem with my eyes.
Jane   :   Oh, I’m sorry to hear that. I hope you’ll get better soon.
Terry :   Thank you, Jane.

Jane   :   By the way, have you seen a doctor?

Terry :   Yes, I have. He asked me to take a rest for a while.
Jane   :   That’s good then.
Terry :   Thanks. Well, Jane, please tell Bram about it as soon as he comes home.
Jane   :   I will. Don’t worry about it.
Terry :   Thank you for your help, Jane.
Jane   :   Don’t mention it. Sorry, Terry, there’s someone at the door. Bye.
Terry :   Bye, Jane.
 3.    What should Jane do after ending the phone call?
A.    To see a doctor.
B.    To tell Bram about Terry’s message.
C.    To accompany Terry to see a doctor.
D.    To meet someone at the door.

 4.    What does Jane say when she wants to extend the talk?
A.  She says, “Don’t mention it.”
B.   She says, “Oh, I’m sorry to hear that.”
C.   She says, “Sorry, Terry, there’s
someone at the door. Bye.”
D.  She says, “By the way, have you seen a doctor?”
Read the text and answer questions 5 and 6.
Shannon, it’s me, Marlon. Are you O.K., girl?
I have called you many times, but couldn’t reach you. I’m just worried about you. Please contact me or send me a text when you have got this message.
 5.    Marlon sends the message because ________.
A.  Shannon could reach him
B.   he wants to meet Shannon
C.  he’s worried about Shannon
D.  Shannon doesn’t want to speak with him
 6.    What should Shannon do after hearing the message?
A.  Meet Marlon as soon as possible.
B.   Call Marlon as soon as possible.
C.   Go home as soon as possible.
D.  Go to Marlon’s house.
Read the text and answer questions 7 to 10.
We had a three-day camp in Tawangmangu resort last week. The location was on the slope of Mount Lawu. There was a river with clear water not far from our camp site.
We brought cooking and eating utensils. We also had food supply. There were noodles, eggs, fish, some canned food, mineral water and biscuits.
On the first day, we set up the tents and cooked food for our lunch. After taking a rest for
a while, we walked around to see the surrounding area. The scenery was very beautiful. The weather was cold all day long so we had to wear thick jackets. We inhaled fresh air which we hardly got in town. We all were very happy.
In the evening, we had dinner together.
We had hot lemon tea and boiled noodles. After that, we made a camp fire. We played guitar and sang songs together. We did enjoy our good time that night.
At the second day, we went tracking until 11 a.m. After having lunch and taking a rest, we had competitions, such as tug-of-war, futsal and
a guessing game. My team was a runner up in the tug-of-war and the champ in the guessing game. Unfortunately, my team lost in the futsal. Then, in the evening, we performed some dramas.
On the third day, we packed our stuff and went home. We planned to have another camp activity at the end of this semester.
 7.    When did the campers have a camp fire?
A.    On the first day.
B.    On the second day.
C.    On the third day.
D.    On the last day.
 8.    The following statements are TRUE about the text, except ________.
A.    the camp activity was held for two days
B.    there was a clean river near the camp site
C.    the campers had to bring their own stuffs and food
D.    the writer had to wear thick jackets because it was cold
 9.    The following utensils were what the campers brought, except ________.
A.    plates                  
B.    spoons
C.    tents                   
D.    a spade
10.   “My team was a runner up in the tug-of-war and . . . .” (Paragraph 5)
       What does the underlined word mean?
A.    The first winner.
B.    The second winner.
C.    The third winner.
D.    The loser.
Read the text and answer questions 11 to 15.
The Cherry Tree
By: M.L.Weems
When George Washington was about six years old, he was made the wealthy master of
a hatchet of which, like most little boys, he was extremely fond. He went about chopping
everything that came his way.
One day, as he wandered about the
garden amusing himself by hacking his mother’s pea-sticks, he found a beautiful, young English cherry tree, of which his father was most proud. He tried the edge of his hatchet on the trunk of the tree and barked it so that it died.

Some time after this, his father discovered what had happened to his favorite tree. He came into the house in great anger, and demanded to know who the mischievous person was who had cut away the bark. Nobody could tell him anything about it.
Just then George, with his little hatchet, came into the room.
“George,” said his father, “do you know who has killed my beautiful little cherry tree yonder in the garden? I would not have taken five guineas for it!”
This was a hard question to answer, and for a moment George was staggered by it, but quickly recovering himself he cried: “I cannot tell a lie, father, you know I cannot tell a lie! I did cut it with my little hatchet.”
The anger died out of his father’s face, and taking the boy tenderly in his arms, he said:
“My son, that you should not be afraid to tell the truth is more to me than a thousand trees! yes, though they were blossomed with silver and had leaves of the purest gold!”
Source: September 3, 2010 <http://www.inspirational>
11.   What can you learn from the story?        
A.    We have to be honest.
B.    We should care and love to each other.
C.    We shall not blame other people if we don’t have a proof.
D.    We shall solve any problems calmly and wisely.
12.   What does the third paragraph tell us about?
A.    The death of a cherry tree.
B.    The naughty boy.
C.    The angry man.
D.    The honest boy.       

13.   He tried the edge of his hatchet on the trunk of the tree and barked it so that it died.” (Paragraph 2)
       The word ‘it’ refers to __________.
A.    the garden
B.    George’s hatchet
C.    his mother’s pea-sticks
D.    a young English cherry tree
14.   “Some time after this, his father discovered what had happened . . . .” (Paragraph 3)
What is the synonym of the underlined word?
A.    Revealed.           
B.    Protected.
C.    Searched.           
D.    Found out.
15.   George used ________ to bark his father’s favorite tree.
A.    a knife                
B.    a handsaw
C.    an ax                  
D.    a sickle
For questions 16 and 17, complete the text with the correct words.
On a bright and sunny day I went
fishing. When I reached the jetty, I put
a worm on the hook and threw the line in and waited for the fish to bite. I was very

(16) ________ when I did not catch anything after waiting for three hours.
I pulled the line and to my surprise, there was a small fish at the end of the line.
(17) ________ was so small that I did not feel anything on the line.
I was even more surprised when the fish started to talk, “Let me go; otherwise
I will turn you into a frog.” I was so startled that I just stared at it.
16.   A.    happy                  B.    good
        C.    interested             D.    disappointed
17.   A.    It                         B.    She
       C.   He                         D.    They

18.   enteringthe earthwhenhisfather
               1                           2                3           4                  5
        shokeofficewasthe quake
            6                      7           8             9
The correct arrangement of the words is ________.
A.    5–8–1–7–4–3–9–6–2          
B.    8–5–1–4–7–3–9–6–2
C.    1–4–7–3–9–6–2–5–8          
D.    5–8–1–4–7–3–9–6–2

Read the text and answer questions 19
and 20.

Adapted from: Utami Widiati,, Contextual Teaching and Learning Bahasa Inggris Sekolah Menengah Pertama Kelas VIII Edisi 4, Jakarta, Pusat Perbukuan Depdiknas, 2008.
19.   The brochure is about ________.
A.    any information about Bali
B.    an invitation to visit Bali
C.    what and where Bali is
D.    the culture of Bali

20.   Which of the following is NOT TRUE according to the text?
A.    People cannot enjoy Mount Agung.
B.    There are the best Asia’s hotels available in Bali.
C.    Visitors can enjoy marvelous dances in Bali.
D.    Bali has beautiful beaches.


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