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Text 1 for questions 1 to 4. 02. Which one is not a criteria of good exams?
For many students, exams seem a necessary (A) they help teachers to grade students
evil. Time-consuming yet inevitable. But are precisely
exams really necessary? In 2011, Macquarie (B) they set certain standards for every
University was the first Australian university to student
debate the abolition of exams. No exams in any (C) they fit any specific goals on the related
subject, at any year level. At the time it was field
suggested that exams fail to develop (D) they have alternative forms in testing
“questioning, self-sufficient learners”. Critics students‟ abilities
also often argue that they promote a superficial (E) they can be used as a reflection of
understanding of topics, and that they are students‟ capacity
inauthentic. That is, they fail to represent the
kinds of things students will be asked to do “in 03. How does the author write and arrange the
the real world”. text?
However, this is taking a narrow view of (A) the author shows the pros and cons of
the benefits of exams. Exams include many of exams
the aspects we want from assessment. Good (B) the author gives his views fairly and
assessment programs aim to provide a balanced, neutrally
fair evaluation of each student. They achieve this (C) the author stated clearly about his
in two ways. First, they use of a variety of opinion in exam
strategies and task. This gives students multiple (D) the author gives opposite opinion of
opportunities, in varying contexts, to demon- exams from most parties
strate what they know and can do. It also enables (E) the author shows concern about the
teachers to be confident in the accuracy of their poor views of exams
judgments about each student. Second, task
must be fit for purpose. Each task should be 04. „... topics, and that they are inauthen-
appropriate to the specific goals it is assessing. tic.‟ (paragraph 1)
The underlined word refers to ....
(A) critics
(B) exams
01. What is the main topic of the first (C) topics
paragraph? (D) self-sufficient learners
(E) universities
(A) exams seem like an evil thing to students
(B) how schools treat students with exams
(C) the importance of exams for students
(D) doubts about whether exams are really
important or not
(E) argumentation about schools without
exams

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Text 2 for questions 5 to 7. Text 3 for questions 8 to 11.


Kendari SAR Team Finds 3 more Victims YouTube shifts to make new exclusive
KENDARI : On Thursday, three more shows, movies free to users.
victims from a ship that sank in the Banda Sea YouTube plans to make all future original
were found by a search and rescue team. They programming available to users for free with
were Aris Triono, the captain of the Amami advertising, as the video streaming unit of
cargo ship, Yakub, a crewman, and Suharto, a Alphabet Inc‟s Google seeks a bigger audience
passenger. for shows and movies that had mostly been
The Amami cargo ship had been missing restricted to paid subscribers.
since the incident occurred on Friday last week. The shift in strategy means that starting in
The three victims were found in Thursday, 2020, a YouTube premium subscription will no
floating in water close to Menui Island, Central longer be the only way to watch most original
Sulawesi Province. Two other victims were earlier programs, with all users having some access.
saved by the SAR team in the Banda Sea on YouTube's paid option will still remove ads from
Saturday last week, only a day after the ship sank originals as well as all other videos, and it comes
due to bad weather. “The SAR team is still with music streaming privileges. YouTube said
searching for 10 crew members and a passenger earlier on Tuesday that the new strategy will kick
still missing after incident,” said Rocky Asikin, in next year, but later noted that though it will
the head of Kendari SAR team. apply to content planned in 2019, the actual
programming will debut the year after. YouTube
has not disclosed the total number of
05. Which one of the following information is subscribers for the paid offering, launched three
false according to the text? years ago, which is available in 29 countries.
(A) nineteen people who were on board
became victims of the incident
(B) there are eleven people who haven‟t
been found
08. The statement that is true based on the
(C) the accident occurred because of poor
passage is ....
forecast
(D) SAR team had worked hard since the (A) Youtube plans to remove the paid
incident happened subscribing method
(E) Rocky Asikin directed SAR team to find (B) Youtube will release total paid
undiscovered passengers subscribers information by the next year
(C) the new system in premium subscription
06. How long the victim search has been carried will be started in 2019
out by the SAR team? (D) original programs won‟t become accessi-
ble for many people in 2020
(A) 7 days
(E) Youtube will increase the commercial
(B) 8 days
video displayed in future
(C) 5 days
(D) 6 days
(E) 4 days

07. ... the fact that the accident had happened for
a while ago, SAR team are still trying hard to
find all of them.
(A) because
(B) despite
(C) moreover
(D) unlike
(E) even

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09. What is the purpose of the text? Text 4 for questions 12 to 15.
(A) to inform about Youtube‟s newest Chinese botanist builds ‘bank’ for desert
subscribing method plants
(B) to give information about how to watch in 1972, Researchers started domesticating
exclusive Youtube shows drought-resistant plants for desert control at a
(C) to announce new programs that will be people‟s commune un Turpan, a city along the
running on next year ancient Silk Road, China. At that time, the com-
(D) to plan a new access for regular users to mune was plagued by frequent gales blown from
watch premium movies the sandy land to its west. Local residents hoped
(E) to declare another innovation that the researchers could help them shake off the
Youtube has been working in fear of the sands.
Life in Turpan was harsh. Researchers lived
10. What does it mean by „the shift in strategy‟? in cave houses with windows made of plastic. In
(A) they will expand their premium features the winter, heavy winds would tear apart the win-
to gain more subscribers dows leaving dust and sand everywhere. Food
(B) they will grant access to original program supplies were also scarce. Researchers‟ regular
for every member diet included steamed cakes of sorghum, green
(C) they will add a music player add-on as a turnips and onions. They had to bicycle to the
premium feature county seat to buy daily necessities such as meat,
(D) they will reduce the advertisements on sugar, and soap with ration coupons.
free account holders Despite the difficulties, the researchers
(E) they will create more original programs worked hard and successfully introduced a dozen
to be watched by all members drought-resistant plants, which are adaptable to
local climate and soil conditions. After sapling
11. “... earlier on Tuesday that the new strategy nursery and planting trials, several species were
will kick in next year, ...” chosen to be promoted in Turpan. And today,
the phrase „kick in‟ from the passage will be these sand-fixation plants have grown into tall
best replaced with .... shrubs which form a „green barrier‟ to prevent
sands from moving.
(A) be constructed
(B) be prepared
(C) be appointed
(D) be declared
(E) be contributed 12. What is the main idea of the passage?
(A) problems that caused by unbearable
moving sands in Turpan
(B) a research project about drought-
resistant plants multiplication
(C) discoveries about domestic pants as a
solution for moving sands
(D) the bad effect of moving sands problem
to villagers in Turpan
(E) plant propagation invention to resist
sand movement in Turpan

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13. What does the passage tell us the writer‟s Text 5 for question 16 to 19.
opinion on the research? Rabbits are small mammals with fluffy, short
(A) the author feels that researchers in tails, whiskers and distinctive long ears. There are
Turpan plan to stop the research if they more than 30 species around the world, and
fail while they live in many different environments,
(B) the author thinks that researchers have they have many things in common. Some rabbits
to find a new place to start the research are about the size of a cat, and some can grow to
(C) the author suggests that this research be as big as a small child. Small rabbits, such as
were initiated by a demand to live freely pygmy rabbits, can be as little as 8 inches (20
(D) the author thinks that the drought- centimeters) in length and weigh less than a
resistant plants are adapted from several pound. Larger species grow to 20 inches (50 cm)
common plants there and more than 10 lbs (4.5 kilograms).
(E) the author suggests that the function of Rabbits are known for their insatiable repro-
the plants is to ease the citizens‟ life ductive habits for good reason. They usually
breed three to four times each year. This is be-
14. From the text, we can get a fact that .... cause only 15 percent of baby rabbits make it to
(A) sands and dusts are contaminating the their first birthday, according to the Animal Di-
researchers‟ food stocks versity Web (ADW). Each pregnancy produces
(B) the intensity of dusty wind will decrease three to eight babies, called kits. After four to
after autumn five weeks, a kit can care for itself. In two or
(C) the domesticated plants work by binding three months it is ready to start a family of its
the sands in the soil own. If there is a lack of natural predators, an
(D) Turpan citizens will grow the plants area can quickly become overrun with them.
around their houses
(E) the plants that used in the research were
originally not drought-resistant
16. It is shown in the passage that rabbits ....
15. “At that time, the commune was plagued by (A) are usually small in size compared to
frequent gales blown from ...” other animals
(B) will not get pregnant more than four
The underlined word has the closest meaning
times each year
to ....
(C) are mostly different from each other
(A) teased (D) prefer to live in groups rather than alone
(B) bothered (E) are able to produce offspring in a short
(C) abused time
(D) hurt
(E) blown 17. What aspect that the writer used in
describing the rabbits?
(A) appearance and behavior
(B) appearance and breeding
(C) habitat and behavior
(D) behavior and breeding
(E) appearance and habitat

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18. Which one is not an activity that we can do 20. What does the text most likely discuss?
to control the number of rabbits? (A) the life of Cristiano Ronaldo
(A) maintain the existence of some predators (B) football journey of Cristiano Ronaldo
(B) protect and grow the kits from danger (C) Cristiano Ronaldo‟s struggle as a football
(C) do castration on adult rabbits player
(D) separate the male and female rabbits (D) Cristiano Ronaldo‟s successful career
(E) let rabbits live in the wild freely (E) Cristiano Ronaldo and his dream every-
19. “Rabbits are known for their insatiable re- day
productive habits for good reason.” 21. From the facts that shown in the text, we can
The underlined word has the closest meaning infer that Cristiano Ronaldo‟s personality
to .... is ....
(A) dangerous (A) optimistic
(B) voracious (B) hard worker
(C) unusual (C) courageous
(D) greedy (D) persistent
(E) persistent (E) passionate

Text 6 for questions 20 to 23. 22. Best thing that we can learn from Cristiano
Ronaldo based on the passage is ....
Born on February 5, 1985, Cristiano
Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a Portuguese soc- (A) he already made money since he was still
cer superstar. By 2003, when he was just 16 years a young guy
old, Manchester paid £12 million (over $14 mil- (B) he was always strong-willed to improve
lion U.S. dollars) to sign him, a record fee for a his ability
player of his age. n the 2004 FA Cup final, (C) he never gave up even though he was in
Ronaldo scored Manchester's first three goals trouble sometimes
and helped them capture the championship. He (D) he always took the opportunities that
set a franchise record for goals scored in 2008, were offered to him
before Real Madrid paid a record $131 million (E) he managed to make money from some-
for his services the following year. Among his thing he really enjoys
many accomplishments, he has won a record-
tying five Ballon d'Or awards for player of the 23. “In July 2018, Ronaldo embarked on a new
year, and led Portugal to an emotional victory in phase of his career by signing with Italian
the 2016 European Championship. In July 2018, Serie A club Juventus”
Ronaldo embarked on a new phase of his career The underlined word has the closest meaning
by signing with Italian Serie A club Juventus. to ....
According to Forbes, Cristiano Ronaldo (A) became
took home $93 million in 2017, $58 million of (B) climbed
which was salary and bonus paid by Real Madrid. (C) brought
Ronaldo‟s earnings made him the highest-paid (D) tried
soccer player for the fourth year in a row and the (E) undertook
highest-paid professional athlete of 2017. Ac-
cording to Celebrity Net Worth, as of 2017
Ronaldo‟s net worth is an estimated $400 million.
(

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Text 7 for questions 24 to 27. 27. We can predict that the strategy is created by
ANNOUNCEMENT Japan Telecom due to ....
Japan Telecom co, Ltd (Head Office : (A) expand their chances of getting custom-
Minatoku, Tokyo: President and CEO: Hideki ers
Kurashige: hereinafter “Japan Telecom”) (B) increase customers‟ satisfaction level
announces that on October 1st, 2014 it will (C) shape their confidence to gain more
change its name to „Softbank Telecom Corp” profit
and the corporate logo will change to the design (D) strengthen their reliance value to their
used by Softbank Group Companies. customers
Softbank Group is a comprehensive I.T. net- (E) improve the quality of goods according
work infrastructure, digital platform and content to customer
company. With this collective strength, our com-
pany offers innovative, board solution which con- Text 8 for questions 28 to 31.
tributes to the business success of our customers. LIPI Reports Climate Change Eventually
With this company change, we aim to Damages Coral Reefs
maximize group synergies to further build the Indonesia‟s coral reefs that are in poor con-
relationship and trust we have with our existing dition was reflected in the study done by the In-
customers. We Will use the power of the donesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI). It states
Softbank Group companies to develop our that there is only 6.56 percent that is in a good
company‟s strength. condition. LIPI came to the conclusion that the
global climate change is the perpetrator of the
coral reefs‟ declining condition.
“Generally speaking, the coral reef damage
is caused by the global climate change. It can also
24. What is the company‟s purpose on making be caused by natural elements such as earth-
this announcement? quakes, tsunamis, high population of polycarang
(A) to state a change in the company‟s name predators and the global climate change,” said
(B) to inform the company newest aim Giyanto, Head of LIPI Oceanography Research
(C) to give description about Softbank Group Center today, Nov. 28.
(D) to recover the company‟s power with Furthermore, LIPI Oceanography Research
Softbank Group Center studied that any activity involving fisher-
(E) to create a new company with Softbank men or busi- nesses taking natural coral reefs are
Group considered in the non-detrimental finding (NDF)
set by CITES and does not significantly contrib-
25. In what field does the Japan Telecom proba- ute to the current damage. Giyanto explained
bly move? that damages caused by anthropogenic are over-
(A) I.T networking fishing that causes imbalance, the use of explo-
(B) business consultant sives and toxin, mining, sedimentation, tourism,
(C) telemarketing the construction of beaches.
(D) hiring and recruitment
(E) technology research

26. From the text we know that Softbank Com-


pany is a company ....
(A) which will recreate Japan Telecom
(B) which will be under Japan Telecom
(C) which will direct Japan Telecom
(D) which will revive Japan Telecom
(E) which will be bigger with Japan Telecom

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28. What is the subject of the passage? Text 9 for questions 32 to 35.
(A) coral reefs destruction because of human The Jakarta Transportation Agency will di-
activity vert traffic on Jl. Sudirman as the city administra-
(B) global climate change effects coral reef tion revitalizes the Polda Metro Jaya footbridge
destruction in Senayan, Central Jakarta. “The city will dis-
(C) LIPI‟s study about coral reef destruction mantle the bridge and replace it with a new one,”
(D) Indonesia‟s coral reefs need to be said the agency‟s acting head, Sigit Wijatmoko,
protected The project is divided into two parts: east and
(E) overpopulation of coral reefs predators west side of Jl. Sudirman. The bridge will be dis-
in Indonesia mantled on Dec. 2, at 11 p.m., while the work is
expected to be completed at 4:30 a.m. the next
29. From the passage, we can state that LIPI day. The east side portion will be constructed on
focuses on .... Dec. 6, at 11 p.m., while the west side part will be
(A) reducing the impact of climate change installed on Dec. 7, during the same hour.
on coral reefs destruction While the project is ongoing, vehicles com-
(B) analyzing the factors that enhance coral ing from the west, north or east headed toward
reef demolition in Indonesia Blok M are suggest- ed to turn at Jl. Gatot Sub-
(C) educating Indonesia to reduce human roto and go through SCBD or Jl. Gerbang Pe-
activity that can reduce the coral reefs muda. On the west side, vehicles from Blok M or
(D) examining the effects of global climate the south, headed toward Harmoni (north) or
change in Indonesia Slipi (west) are suggested to take Jl. Pintu Gelora
(E) observing the effect of coral reef degra- 1 – Jl. Asia Afrika – Jl. Gerbang Pemuda – Jl.
dation to sea animals in Indonesia Gatot Subroto – Semanggi –Jl. Sudirman. The
bridge revitalization project, Sigit added, is being
30. Which of the following that is not an anthro- carried out by PT APIK, which takes full respon-
pogenic factor causing coral death? sibility for the safety of road users throughout
(A) sea products exploitation the project.
(B) mineral excavation
(C) human waste
(D) polycarang predators
(E) prohibited fishing
32. The main purpose of the text is to inform us
31. “Coral reefs destruction in Indonesia are about ....
caused by human activity followed ...
(A) the construction of a new bridge in
bleaching phenomenon‟. Sudirman area
(A) by (B) Sudirman road closure due to a bridge
(B) at repairs
(C) with (C) new traffic route opens during bridge
(D) to construction
(E) after (D) the revitalization of Polda Metro Jaya
bridge
(E) traffic jam problem that will be
happened in Sudirman

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33. Which road that we won‟t get through if we


go to Semanggi from Blok M when the
project is ongoing?
(A) Gatot Subroto
(B) Gerbang Pemuda
(C) Sudirman
(D) Asia Afrika
(E) Pintu Gelora

34. For whom the information in the text is


probably really important?
(A) residents of Jl. Sudirman
(B) vehicle drivers
(C) public transportation passengers
(D) traffic police
(E) bridge workers

35. “The Jakarta transportation agency will divert


traffic on Jl. Sudirman as the city administra-
tion revitalizes the Polda Metro Jaya
footbridge”
The underlined word is best replaced with ....
(A) increase
(B) allocate
(C) invert
(D) shift
(E) engross

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