Kamis, 29 Mei 2014

Soal Latihan UKK Kelas 8 2013_2014

Read the dialogue to answer question No.1-2

Andy      : What do you think about the Cinderella Story?         
Mira        : ... . I like it.
1. The suitable expression is ...
A. Great
B. so good
C. I hate them
D. I dislike them
2. From the dialogue above we know that Mira
  is ... with Andy.
A. dislike
B. agree
C. disagree
D. hate

Read the text then answer question No. 3-4
3. Andi                        : I want to take my pill …
    Budi             : Sure ! A minute, please
   A. Do you want some ?                               
   B. Can you take me to the doctor, please ?
   C. Can you get me a glass of water, please ?
   D. Will you buy it for me, please ?
4. The underlined expression means ...
    A. giving opinion
    B. asking permission           
    C. asking agreement
    D. giving agreement

Text for Question No. 5-6.

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.

5. What did Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-tail eat?
A.       carrot
B.        blackberries
C.        lettuce
D.       strawberry
6. Who was the naughtiest rabbit ?
A.       Flopsy
B.        Mopsy
C.        Cotton-tail
D.       Peter 

Text for Question No.7-8
Dear Febriana,
on your success to win the speech contest at your school. With all the speech talent,you should feel much honored, I am proud of you.


7.   Anindya fells proud of febriana because she…
A. enjoys speech
B. has won the contest
C. promoted her talent
D. has joined the competation

8. What is the writer’ purpose of writing the text?
A. To congratulate febriana
B. To inform the readers about the competition
C. To train someone to be a good writer
D. To express the true friendship
Text for question No. 9-11.
                I went to a botanical garden. It  was large, landscaped parks where plantswere grown for scientific purposes and forpublic display. People could stroll down flowers bordered paths or sat on benches and admired the beautiful plants. Most of the plants were labelled with their popular as well as their scientific names.
                In greenhouses, long, low buildings made of glass and artiÀ  cially heated; the more delicate plants were cultivated.
                One of the greatest botanical gardens in the world today is the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew, England. It is commonly known as Kew Gardens. One of the largest botanical gardens in the United States is the New York Botanical Gardens, Bronx, New York, which contains 13,000 species varieties of plants.
9. What are botanical gardens? They are
  large, landscaped parks where ... are grown.
A. trees        
B. shrubs 
C. plants
D. vegetables
10. What are botanical gardens used for?
 All the answers are correct, except ...
A. for camping
B. for scientific researches
C. for scientific purposes
D. for public display
11. What are most of the plants labelled  with? All the answers are correct, except  .
      A. with their scientific names
      B. with their popular names
      C. with their unfamiliar names
      D. with their familiar names
Text for question No. 12-14.
On Saturday night, we went to the Town Hall. It was the last day of the year and a large crowd of people had gathered under the Town Hall clock. It would strike twelve in twenty minutes’ time. Fifteen minutes passed and then, at five to twelve, the clock stopped. The big minute hand did not move. We waited and waited, but nothing happened. Suddenly someone shouted,”It’s two minutes past twelve! The clock has stopped!”
I looked at my watch. It was true. The big clock refused to welcome the New Year. At that moment, everybody began to laugh and sing.
12. When did the clock stopped?
A. At 5.12                                                      
B. At 11.55
C. At 12.00                                                    
D. At 12.02
13. Why did the people gather under the Town Hall clock?
A. To welcome the New Year                         
B. To see the newly bought clock
C.To strike the laughing people                     
D. To stop people who shouted
20. Based on the text, where was the writer?
A. At the center of the town
B. At home
C. AT the beach
D. At the market
      14. When did the event happen?
A. in the middle of the year
B. the end of the year
C. Christmas celebration
D. at the weekend as usual

Text For Question No. 15-18.
       A man with his donkey carrying two sacks of wheat was on his way to the market. After a little while he was tired and they rested under a tree.
      When he woke up from his nap he could not see the donkey and started searching for the donkey everywhere. On the way he met a boy, he asked the boy, “Have you seen my donkey?” The boy asked, “Is the donkey‟s left eye blind, his right foot lame and is he carrying a load of wheat?” The man was happy and said, “Yes, exactly! Where have you seen it?” the boy answered “I haven‟t seen it.” This made the man very angry and he took the boy to the village chief for punishment.
       The judge asked, “Dear boy, if you had not seen the donkey, how could you describe it?” The boy answered, “I saw the tracks of a donkey and the right and left tracks were different from this. I understood that the donkey that passed there was limping. And the grass on the right side of the road was eaten but the grass on the left was not. From that I understood that his left eye was blind. There were wheat seeds scattered on the ground and I understood that he must have been carrying a load of wheat. The judge understood the boy's cleverness and told the man to forgive the boy.
15. The text shows that the boy knew about the donkey based on …
A. the clues that he saw.
B. the words which people said.
C. the report made by passers by.
D. the people who told him.

16. “…and I understood that he must have been carrying a load of wheat.”
What does the underlined word in the sentence refer to?
A. The donkey
B. The traveler
C. The man
D. The village chie
17. What lesson can we learn from telling the story?
A. Punishment should be done as soon as  possible.
B. Law enforcement must be done to everyone.
C. We should not jump into conclusion quickly.
D. We must not belittle people especially children
   18. “Is the donkey‟s left eye blind, his right foot lame and is he carrying a load of
wheat?” The underlined word means that the donkey‟s right foot was…
A. very strong.
B. unable to walk.
C. very weak.
D. all right.
     Question No. 19-47 fill the blanks with suitable words.
    I went to Germany with my family (45) ... a school holiday a few years ago. It was getting dark, so we were        looking for a hotel.Then we (46) ... upon two hotels next each other with (47) ... opening. We just randomly chose one and settled for the night.
45. A. for            
      B. from          
 C. since
 D. during

46. A. come                     
      B. came                     
 C. comes
 D. coming

47. A. park                      
      B. store                      
 C. job 
 D. room