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The following dialog is for questions

Randy : Hi, where is Vika? You usually spend break time with her.

Sofia : Yes, but not this time

Randy : What do you mean?

Sofia : Several days ago we had different views about a matter. We had a debate because each of us insisted that we were right.

Randy : O,gosh!

Sofia : What I didn’t like is that she uploaded the matter on her social media. I wondered why she didn’t try to solve the problem together, instead of writing on social media.

When does the dialog take place?….

A. After school.

B. During the break

C. Before the class

D. When the bell rang.


Read The dialogue below!

Dayu : Congratulations on being the champion of the class, Lina!

I hope you will be the winner of the school’s competition,


Lina : Thanks, I hope so, too

Beni : I’m happy for you, Lina. Congratulations! I hope you win the

first prize in the school’s competition.

Lina : Thank you, Wish me luck!

What Does Dayu say to Congratulate Lina?

A. I’m happy for you

B. Congratulations on being the champion of the class, Lina

C. I hope you will be the winner of the school’s competition, too

D. Thank you, Wish me luck!


You _________ exercise after a meal, or you’ll be ill

A. needn’t 

B. mustn’t 

C. don’t have to 

D. doesn’t have to 


Vacation to Indrayanti Beach

Last weekend, I and my family went to Indrayanti Beach to spend our holiday. We went there with our own car.

The route to Indrayanti Beach is very zigzagged and its very quiet in the middle of the night. I and my family almost got lost since we had never been there before, but eventually we got there safely. We nearly couldn’t get a room to stay overnight because it was a long weekend and it was not easy to find available rooms. We got up early in the morning so that we could enjoy the sunrise landscape by the beach. My brother was playing with white sand with my sister while I took their picture.

A day at Indrayati Beach felt so short, we were quite tired from playing for a whole day, but we were very happy.

how did the author feel about the trip?

A. he was quite tired but very disappointed

B. he was very tired and disappointed

C. he was very happy and tired

D. he was very happy and was not tired at all


Ryan, my roommate, and I had a great weekend. Last Saturday we got up early and had a big breakfast. Then we took the bus to go downtown and went to an art museum. The museum opened at nine o’clock and we stayed there all morning.

We saw some beautiful paintings. We had a guide who explained everything to us. I liked all the art, but Ryan didn’t like the modern art very much. I bought copies of two paintings. I’m going to put them on the wall of my bedroom.

At one o’clock, we were hungry so we had lunch at the museum cafeteria. After lunch, we took a walk in the park near the museum. We went home at five o’clock. We were very tired, but we had a good time. On Sunday we stayed home and studied.

The main idea of the second paragraph is …

A. A guide accompanied the visitors

B. The writer liked all the art displayed at the museum

C. Ryan and his roommate liked all the beautiful paintings at the museum

D. The museum only displayed modern art


Bandung as Sea of Fire was a fire that occurred in the city of Bandung on March 24, 1946. Within seven hours, about 200,000 residents of Bandung burned their homes.

British troops as part of the Brigade MacDonald arrived in Bandung on October 12, 1945. Bandung was deliberately burned by TRI and local people. There were black smoke billowing high into the air everywhere. The British Army began to attack so fierce. The greatest battle happened in the Village name Dayeuh Kolot, in South Bandung, where there were a large ammunition depot belonging to British. In this battle, Barisan Rakyat Indonesia destroyed the ammunition depot.

The strategy to fire Bandung was considered because the power of TRI and people’s militia was not comparable to the British forces and NICA. This incident inspired to create the famous song “Halo, Halo Bandung”.

What happened in Bandung inspired the creation of …

A. The popular song, “Halo,Halo Bandung”

B. The famous village, Dayeuh Kolot

C. The celebration of Hero Day

D. The movie entitled Bandung, Sea of Fire


What is Recount Text ?

A. is a story with complication or problematic events and it tries to find the resolutions to solve the problems

B. is a text which retells events or experiences in the past

C. is a text which informs readers about events of the day


You ………. be quiet in the library.

A. must

B. mustn’t

C. should

D. shouldn’t


My wonderful trip

Last week, my brother and I went to Tokyo for a vacation. I did the web surfing before having a trip there. I choose to take Tokyo public transportation since many people said that Tokyo had the best transportation called MRT (Mass Rapid Transport).

The MRT was known as a commuter underground, so a large number of people transferred to go to their work place every day. We took the MRT boarded at Chiba station. When the train moved, we felt like we were in a jet. It was remarkably fast because the route was underground. We could see nothing except the darkness on both sides.

In the commuter, people were not allowed to bring any food and beverages. The regulation was aimed to keep the cleanliness of the commuter’s area. We amazed by how people obeyed the provided rule, although there was no penalty mentioned in the regulation.

On the arrival at Ariake station, we walked down around the station. Our ride was really comfortable and nice. I dreamt of living here with my family. It was really great and comfortable trip.

what did the author do before their trip to Tokyo?

A. they prepared the snacks

B. they did the web surfing

C. they took a plane

D. they walked down the street


To our amazing friend


You did amazing, Sultan. It was a tough competition. We are so proud of you. We wish you always the best.



What does the sender say to compliment Sultan?

A. congratulations

B. it was a tough competition

C. We are so proud of you

D. We wish you always the best


What should you use if something is FORBIDDEN?

A. You must

B. You should

C. You mustn’t

D. You shouldn’t


You _____ ride a motorcycle on the footpath.

A. shouldn’t

B. must

C. mustn’t

D. should


We (take) _______ the MRT boarded at Chiba station yesterday.

A. take

B. took

C. taken

D. have taken


The writer send the card because she/he wishes her/his friend …. .

A. happy

B. sad

C. glad

D. recovery


The function of recount text is…

A. to give information

B. to retell past experience

C. to tell a story


What a greeting card is it? It is ….

A. a congratulation card

B. a new born baby

C. a wedding

D. a motivation


Which expression is used to get attention?

A. Do you know what I am saying?

B. Excuse me, may I talk to you?

C. Oh my god, I think you are annoying.

D. With me so far?


Dave loves chocolate, but he …………………..too much or he will get fat.

A. shouldn’t eat

B. should eat not

C. should eat

D. should eat not


Where did the writer and his friend go before they got home?

A. They went to Mount Bromo

B. They went to Mount Batok

C. They went to the zoo at Wonokromo

D. They took a rest and had lunch


Look at the greeting cards !

Which number shows the sender of the card?
A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4


Last Friday, a friend of mine asked me to accompany him to buy a new shirt at a department store. We left home at 03.00 p.m. by motorcycle. As soon as we arrived there, we went to the clothes section. I let him choose one. An hour later, I got bored watching him confused in choosing a shirt. So I left him and went to the cassette counter. Thirty minutes later, I went back to the clothes section but I couldn’t find him there. My cell phone was broken so I couldn’t call him. I went to the parking area. I saw his motorcycle was there but I couldn’t find him. I waited for him for a few moments then finally I gave up and decided to go home.

When I arrived home, my mother told me that my friend called. She said that he was in the department store looking for me. My mother asked me to come back to the department store. Reluctantly, I walked to the department store and you know what? When I arrived there his motorcycle was not in the parking area. He just went home. I was very tired. There was no other choice; I had to walk home again. When I arrived home, I was so tired. I was very angry but when I saw my friend’s broad smile greet me in front of the door, I just could not help laughing.

From the story above we can conclude that there was a problem because …

A. The writer’s friend was in the clothes section.

B. The writer and his friend couldn’t ride the motorcycle.

C. The writer couldn’t contact his friend.

D. The writer and his friend decided to go to the department store.


What does the text talk about?

A. Naura’s fourteen birthday party.

B. Preparing Naura’s birthday party.

C. Naura’s birthday party anniversary.

D. Celebrating Naura’s party in the park.


Last weekend, my friends and I went camping. We built the camp next to a small river.

It was getting darker and colder, so we built a fire camp. The next day, we spent our time observing plantation and insects while the girls were preparing meals. In the afternoon we went to the river and caught some fish for supper.

At night, we held a fire camp night. We sang, danced, read poetry, played magic tricks, and even some of us performed a standing comedy.

On Monday, we packed our bags and got ready to go home. It was wonderful experience in my life.

What is the main topic of the text?

A. Building the camp next to a small river

B. Holding a fire camp night.

C. Going camping on a weekend.

D. Wonderful experience on my life


Last summer, my cousin and I went to Indonesia for vacation. we spent a few days in Yogyakarta. it is a special region in the central part of Java.

we stayed in Ibis hotel on Malioboro Street because it made us easy to go anywhere. the first place we visited was Yogyakarta Palace. we also went to Taman Sari water castle. it was nice to see the former royal garden of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta.

on the second day, we went to Prambanan Temple by Trans Jogja. it was very cheap and practical. I was amazed to see the beautiful ancient architecture. After looking around and taking a lot of pictures, we took a rest at a local food restaurant. Dani, my cousin, really loved eating his gudeg, especially Krecek.

The next day, we went to Parangtritis beach. It was very crowded with tourists. after that, we went to Mirota Batik to buy batik clothes and traditional accessories. most people said that it was the most recommended place for shopping in Yogyakarta. i hope i can go there again one day.

How many days did the writer spend his vacation in Yogyakarta?

A. 3 days

B. 2 days

C. a week

D. 4 days


Man : I can’t stop eating sweets

woman : You should stop eating sweets, it is not good for

your health,especially your teeth.

Man : you’re right. But how ?

Woman : well,it depends on your willing.

what does the woman suggest to the man ?

A. stop eating to much

B. not to eat too much sweets

C. go on diet

D. buy some sweets


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