Soal TO B. Inggris SMK Pandeglang

English Try Out for SMK in Pandelang 2009

Listening Section 

 In this section of the test, you will have the chance to show how well you understand spoken English. There are four parts of this section, with special directions for each part.


 Question 1 to 3.

Direction: For each question, you will see a picture in your test book and you will hear four short statements. These statements will be spoken two times. They will not be printed in your test book, so you must listen carefully to understand what the speakers say.

When you hear the four statements, look at the picture in your test book and choose the statement that best describes what you see in the picture. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and mark your answer. Look at the sample below.


Now listen to the four statements.

  1. One of the girl students is writing           Sample Answer
  2. All of them are smiling at camera
  3. The boy is  speaking to the audiences
  4. They are discussing something

Statement (b) “ All of them are smiling at camera.” Best describes what you see in the picture. Therefore, you should choose answer (b).

PART II.Question 4 to 7.

Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear a question spoken in English, followed by three responses, also spoken in English. The question and responses will be spoken two times. They will not be printed in your test book, so you must listen carefully to understand what the speakers say. You have to choose the best response to each question.

Now listen to a sample question.

 You will hear:

          X        : Good morning John, how are you?

 You will also hear:

  1. I’m fine, thank you.
  2. I’m in the living room.
  3. My name is John.


The best response to the question “How are you?” is choice (a), “I’m fine, thank you.”

Therefore, you should choose answer (a).


  1. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.


  1. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.


  1. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.


  1. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.













Question 8 to 11.


Direction: In this part of the test, you will hear several short conversations. The conversations will not be printed in your test book. You will hear the conversations two times, so you must listen carefully to understand what speakers say.


In your test book, you will read a question about each conversation. The question will be followed by four answers. You have to choose the best answer to each question and mark it on your answer sheet.


8.       How much longer will the man stay?

          a.       10 minutes

          b.       15 minutes

          c.       30 minutes

          d.       60 minutes


9.       Which blouse does the woman prefer to have?

          a.       The dark one

          b.       The bright blouse

          c.       All blouses

          d.       The dark blouse is better


10.     Who does man want to speak?

          a.       Jimmy.

          b.       Paige.

          c.       Reggina Lane.

          d.       secretary


11.     Where is the conversation located?

          a.       In office

          b.       In Restaurant

          c.       In Hotel

          d.       In Store










Question 12 to 15

Direction: In this part of the test, you will hear several short talks. Each will be spoken two times. They will not be printed in your test book, so you must listen carefully to understand and remember what is said.


In your test book, you will read two or more questions about each short talk. Each questions will be followed by four answers. You have to choose the best


answer to each question and mark it on your answer sheet.


Let’s begin with short talk number 12.


12.     When does the sale begin?

a.       In five minutes.

b.       In one hour.

c.       At 2 : 45.

d.       Tomorrow


13.     What is going on sale?

a.       Men’s coats.

b.       Women’s hats.

c.       Cosmetics

d.       Old merchandise


14.     What is wrong with the number that was dialed?

a.       It is the wrong number.

b.       It is not working

c.       It has an answering machine.

d.       It has a busy signal.


15.     Who will help you if you on the line?

a.       A repair person.

b.       An operator

c.       A customer service representative.

d.       A telephone executive.



This is the end of the listening section





II. Reading Section


Questions 16 to 25 are incomplete dialogues or sentences. Four choices marked a, b, c, d are given beneath each dialogue. You have to choose the one that best completes the dialogues or sentences.


16.     X        : I am hungry, do you know where the restaurant is.

Y        : I think It is …………..    


  1. on the corner next to BNI bank
  2. so am I
  3. There isn’t  restourant around here
  4. Let’s go there


17.     Student        : Excuse me, sir. Do you mind if I leave the class for a                                         moment

          Teacher        : It depends on the need.

          Student        : I ……. To wash my hand.

  1. needs
  2. needed
  3. have needed
  4. need


18.     Iqbal  : Your clock never works. Perhaps you should buy a new one.

Fadhil : Well, If it …….. down again tomorrow, I’ll definitely buy a new          one.

  1. break
  2. breaks
  3. broke
  4. had broken


19.     X        : What is your plan tomorrow?

          Y        : I want to visit my uncle. May I use your car?

          X        : ……………………

          a.       Sure, use it carefully.

          b.       No, thank you

          c.       Send my regard to him.

          d.       Take a good care.







20.     Syifa   : Thank you very much for your help.

          Euis    : …………………….

  1. certainly
  2. okay
  3. Don’t mention it
  4. Thank you again


21.     Alda   : “ Good morning, may I speak to miss. Irene?

          Irene : “ ………………………………………..

          a.       Hold a moment, I’ll call her

          b.       Yes, I’m speaking

          c.       Who want to call you?

          d.       I’ll put you through miss Irene


22.     Mr. Ridwan is the person …… orders office supplies.

          a.       which

          b.       whose

          c.       who

          d.       whom


23.     X        : ………….. I lost my temper last night.

          Y        : Never mind. I understand.

          a.       I’m glad

          b.       I don’t care

          c.       Please forgive me

          d.       I’m okay


  1. Uli never makes mistakes in typing letters. She works as a secretary in a bank and is very ….. in operating computer.
    1. care
    2. skill
    3. skillful
    4. diligent


25.     Manager       : Where did you work?

          Asep            : I ……. In a small office in a shoe company.

  1. worked
  2. went
  3. visited
  4. arrived





In questions 26 – 35, each sentence has four words or phrases underlined. The four underlined words are marked A,  B, C, and D. You have to identify the underlined word or phrases that should be corrected or rewritten


  1. When a guest visits a house of Indonesians, its host usually offer him

    A                                                               B


drink And mostly the guest refuses though in fact he really needs it.

                                           C                                         D


27.     Ms. Jennie knew she will have to go as soon as possible if she wanted

                                      A                           B


to catch the last flight.

     C                   D


28.     Their lawyer helped them to examine the two options and choose the

            A                                                                                  B


          more easy way to solve the problem

                C                            D


  1. The pamphlet contains some importance information about the current

  A                      B          C                                            D




  1. Our company is most responsible than theirs in providing additional

                                 A                                      B


services after making a sale.

                        C       D


  1. The passengers, which were frustrated by the delays, crowded in front of

        A                            B


the ticket counter to change their flights.


32.     X        : I am hungry but I don’t know where the restaurant is.

                        A                                                           B

Y        : Well, neither I am. Let’s find a road sign with a symbol of plate


  and fork



33.     Mr. Peter did not accept the job offer from Consolidated Mechanical

   A                        B                                                                 

although the salary was too law.                                                          

          C                  D


34.     Mr. Ilham suggested to illustrate the presentation with charts and graphs.

                                                A                    B           C              D


35.     Dr. Cole will be in a meeting at 2:00 this afternoon until 6:00 tonight.

                                 A                B           C                   D


Question 36 – 50 are based on a selection reading materials. You have to choose the best answer a, b, s, or d to each question.


Question 36 – 38 refers to the following reading text.


Celebrating Chinese New Year 

Hotel Mulia Senayan is presenting an array of delicacies and spectacular acrobatic Lion Dance as well as fortune cookies at its Samudra Shark’s Fin, Samudra Suki. To symbolize the dispelling of bad spirits, the lion dance will be performed around

The lobby and at those venues. Samudra Shark’s Fin will offer three mouthwatering set menus of exotic dishes from salmon to boiled glutinous ball in creamy almond. With tables available to seat 10 persons, all dishes, the hotel says, will leave you craving more.


36.     What are not presented by Hotel Mulia for celebrating Chinese New Year?

          a.       Lion Dance

          b.       Samudra Shark’s Fin

          c.       Cookies

          d.       Salmon


37.     What does “you” in last line of the text refer to?

          a.       the Chinese

          b.       the hotel owner

          c.       the guest to be

          d.       the menu


38.     “The lion dance will be performed around the lobby …. “

          The synonym of the word “performed” from the text above is …..

  1. done
  2. doing
  3. exhibited
  4. sung


Question 39 – 41 refers to the following advertisement.



Multinational company seeks sales manager for its office products division. Candidate must have 10 years experience in sales development and management in the field and the ability to motivate and train incoming sales staff. Good salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates should send their resume to: The Daily News, Box 8552, 164 Elm street, Adelaide, Australia.


39.     What kind of the business is looking for a sales manager?

          a.       The office product division

          b.       The multinational company

          c.       The personnel division

          d.       The overseas staff


40.     Where should applicants send their resume?

          a.       To the  company

          b.       To the division manager

          c.       To the vice- president of sales

          d.       To the newspaper


41.     What is the antonym of word “qualified” from the text above? (line 4)

          a.       Good

          b.       Skillful

          c.       expert

          d.       Bad


Question 42 – 44 refers to the following notice.


The company provides a benefit pension plan covering all employees. Benefits are based on years of service and on the employee’s highest salary. Both the company and the employee make contributions to the plan according to government regulations. Employees eligible to receive pension funds are paid monthly through the plan.


42.     On what are benefits from this plan based?

          a.       Years at the company and salary

          b.       Bonuses

          c.       Starting wage

          d.       Company profits




43.     Who make contributions to the plan?

          a.       The employer

          b.       The company and the employees

          c.       The employees

          d.       The government


44.     How often the eligible employees receive payment from the plan?

          a.       Every week

          b.       Twice a week

          c.       Once a month

          d.       Once a year



Question 45 – 48 refers to the following memorandum.




To:     J. Wilson

          Engineering Department

From:  Marcello Palombo

Date:   October 23rd , 2008

Sub:     Elena Kuzikov, Ukrainian Engineer


Dr. Elena Kuzikov will be visiting our company on Tuesday, March 23rd. I would like you to prepare a program for her. She will arrive in the morning before noon. Please start with lunch in the cafeteria and then show her your department. Like you, She has done research on the effects of earthquakes on bridge construction.



45.     What kind of engineer of the Ukrainian?

          a.       Electrical

          b.       Nuclear

          c.       Railroad

          d.       Mechanical


46.     Who will be the visitor guide?

          a.       J. Wilson

          b.       Elena Kuzikov

          c.       Marcello Palombo

          d.       Ukrainian Engineer



47.     When will she arrive?

          a.       Before 12:00

          b.       At noon

          c.       After lunch

          d.       In the evening


48.     What is her chief area of interest?

          a.       Eating lunch

          b.       Designing the bridge

          c.       Touring

          d.       Visiting


Question 49 – 50 refers to the following schedule.


Meeting: Conference Room C


8:30                    Coffee

9:00                    Opening Remarks

9:15                    Introductions

9:30                    Presentations




10:30                  Break

10:45                  Presentations


                                 Chairman of the Board

                                 Questions and answers

12:00                  Adjourn



49.     Why was this schedule prepared?

          a.       To make everyone pay attention

          b.       To limit the number of coffee breaks

          c.       To introduce the speakers

          d.       To establish an agenda for the meeting


50.     What immediately follows the presentations by the chairman?

          a.       A break

          b.       Introductions

          c.       Question and answer period

          d.       Lunch


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