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Bacalah dan pahami teks dengan seksama ,soal PILIHAN GANDA (MULTIPLE CHOICE) sudah ada jawaban dengan kalimat pilihan yang dicetak tebal.

Disini pilihannya dengan menggunakan angka 1,2,3 dan 4

Semoga bisa bermanfaat meskipun sangat terbatas dan jauh dari sempurna yang diharapkan.

Text 1


Many people call platypus duckbill because this animal has a bill like a duckbill. Platypus is a native of Tasmania and southern and eastern Australia.

The platypus has a flat tail and webbed feet. Its body length is 30 to 45cm and covered with a thick, and woolly layer of fur. Its bill is detecting prey and stirring up mud. Platypus’ eyes and head are small. It has no ears but has the ability to sense sound and light.

Platypus lives in streams, rivers, and lakes. Female platypus usually dig burrows in the streams or river banks. The burrows are blocked with soil to protect it from intruders and flooding. On the other hand, male platypus does not need any burrow to stay.

1.How do female platypus protect their selves from danger?

  1. They use their ability to sense around and light.
  2. They dig burrows in the stream and block it with soil.
  3. They will swim fast since they have a flat tail and webbed feet.
  4. They will dive into the deep mud and stir up the mud in the bottom.

2.What is the main idea of the third paragraph?

  1. Platypus is also called as a duck.
  2. Platypus’ body is similar to a duck.
  3. The platypus has a flat tail and webbed feet.
  4. Platypus lives in streams, rivers, and lakes.

3.“Its bill is detecting prey and stirring up mud.” (par. 2)

The underlined word refers to … .

  1. killing
  2. finding
  3. noticing
  4. catching

Text 2

4. Arrange these jumbled sentences to make a meaningful report text.

  1. These colorful spiky flowers generally bloom from midsummer to the first frost.
  2. Most varieties grow 4 to 5 feet tall.
  3. Dahlias are known as tuberous – rooted tender perennials.
  4. They range in color and even size from the giant 10 – inch blooms to the 2 – inch lollipop-style pompons.
  5. They are grown from small brown biennial tubers planted in the spring.

The best arrangement is ….

  1. 2 – 4 – 1 – 3 – 5
  2. 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1
  3. 3 – 5 – 1 – 4 – 2
  4. 1 – 3 – 5 – 2 – 4

Text 3.

Batik (Javanese pronunciation: [ˈbateʔ]; Indonesian: [ˈbatɪk]) is a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, or cloth made using this technique. Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a spouted tool called a canting or by printing the resist with a copper stamp called a cap. The applied wax resists dyes and therefore allows the artisan to color selectively by soaking the cloth in one color, removing the wax with boiling water, and repeating if multiple colors are desired.

A tradition of making batik is found in various countries, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and Nigeria.

The batik of Indonesia, however, is the most well-known. Indonesian batik made in the island of Java has a long history of acculturation, with diverse patterns influenced by a variety of cultures, and is the most developed in terms of pattern, technique, and the quality of workmanship. In October 2009, UNESCO designated Indonesian batik as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

5. What does the text tell us about?

  1. The General description of Batik
  2. A technique in making Batik
  3. The Batik in Indonesia
  4. How to make Batik

6. From the text we know that … .

  1. Batik is only found in Java, Indonesia.
  2. Batik can only be made with a copper stamp.
  3. We can find Batik in Various countries in the world.
  4. The most modern and popular clothes in the world is Batik.

7. “…with diverse patterns influenced by a variety of cultures,…”(par. 3)

The underlined word has the same meaning as … .

  1. beautiful
  2. colorful
  3. various
  4. general

Text 4

            Influenza or ‘the flu’ is a serious, painful illness that affects the whole body. Symptoms include fever, headaches, muscle aches, and pains, in children, symptoms may also include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. The infections occur between July-September usually lasting for about five days. Fever and other symptoms usually disappear after that time but a cough and weakness may continue. All symptoms usually are gone within a week or two.
According to the influenza specialist group (1ST), vaccination reduces the average person’s chances of catching the flu by up to 80% during the flu season. Vaccination isn’t a guarantee against getting sick but it generally reduces the symptoms. Vaccination is only good for the current year.
Influenza is highly contagious—the influenza viruses can survive for an hour or more in the air in enclosed environments, such as child care centers and schools: for more than eight hours on hard surfaces such as stainless steel and plastics; and up to five minutes on hands after transfer from other surfaces. (Australian Family. Winter 2009, p.21)

8. What is the text about?

  1. The origins of the flu.
  2. How contagious is the flu?
  3. What influenza is?
  4. Vaccinations of influenza.

9. What are some of the symptoms of the flu in children?

  1. Fever, headaches.
  2. Vomiting and diarrhea.
  3. Muscle aches and pains.
  4. Headaches and muscle pains.

10. What does contagious mean?

  1. Easily spread.
  2. Hard to cure.
  3. Fast-growing.
  4. Long-lasting.

Text 5

            Mars is a planet that is easy to spot in the night sky. It is called the Red Planet because of its fiery red-orange color.
Mars comes closer to earth than any other planet except Venus. At times it comes within 35 million miles (56 million km). It is similar to Earth in some respects. A day on Mars is only slightly longer than our own day. The planet has seasons like the Earth, only they are almost twice as long as ours. It has ice caps at the north and south poles, like Earth. They shrink in summer and grow again in winter.
However, Mars is different from Earth in most other ways. It lies farther from the Sun and is much colder. Temperatures do not often rise above freezing, even in summer. It has only a very thin atmosphere, made up mainly of carbon dioxide gas.
Some people used to think that there might be some form of life on Mars, but the conditions there are not suitable for life as we know it to survive. (New Science Library: Universe and Sun, 1996, p.72)

11. How different is the Earth’s seasons from Mars’ seasons?

  1. They are longer.
  2. They are shorter.
  3. They have fewer seasons.
  4. They have more seasons

12.What is the main idea of paragraph 3?

  1. Mars is much colder than Earth.
  2. The Earth is closer to the Sun than Mars does.
  3. They differentiate between Mars and the Earth.
  4. The Earth has more atmosphere than Mars does

13. “..They shrink in summer and grow again in winter..” (par. 2)

What does the word ‘shrink’ mean?

  1. disappear
  2. disconnect
  3. appear
  4. raise

Text 6.

The Camel

The camel is a large, strong desert animal. Camels can travel great distances across hot, dry deserts with little food or water. They walk easily on soft sand and carry people and heavy hump. The hump is a large lump of fat providing energy if food is hard to find.
There are two chief kinds of camels: (1) the Arabian camel also loads to places that have no roads. Camels also serve the people of the desert in many other ways.
The camel carries its own built-in food supply on its back in the form of a called dromedary, which has one hump, and (2) Bactrian camel, which has two humps.

14. What does the text tell us about?

  1. The types of camel
  2. The habitat of camel
  3. The description of a camel
  4. The general description of the camel

15. Why camels can survive in a very hot place with little food and water? Because of the camels ….

  1. have hump which providing energy
  2. do not like drinking much water
  3. are strong desert animals
  4. like to stay in the desert

16. “The hump is a large lump of fat providing energy if food is hard to find.”

The underlined word has the same meaning as ….

  1. pouch
  2. bump
  3. sack
  4. back

Text 7

There are many kinds of cactus plants, but most grow in deserts and other dry places. These plants have adaptations, or special features, that let them live in places where there is little water.

Imagine only having to take one big drink of water two or three times a year. That’s all water a cactus plant needs. The cactus is made up mostly of stems and roots. Most kinds of cactus have no leaves or leaves that are very small. The cactus is made for storing water, and water can escape through leaves.

The roots of a cactus spread out close to the surface of the ground. When it rains, the roots soak up as much water as possible. Cactus plants do not grow close to one another. Each plant needs lots of room to collect water. The stem of the cactus stores the water for later use.

17. What is the text about?

  1. Kinds of plants
  2. Deserts
  3. Cactus
  4. Plants

18. “These plants have adaptations, or special features, that let them live in places where there is little water.” (paragraph 1)

What does the underlined word refer to?

  1. Dry places
  2. adaptations
  3. Cactus plants
  4. Special features

19. “The stem of the cactus stores the water for later use.” (The last paragraph)

The word “stores” is similar to ….

  1. uses
  2. consumes
  3. stocks up
  4. spends

20. What is the main idea of paragraph 3?

  1. Where the plant grows
  2. How parts of the plant work
  3. Why parts of the plant work
  4. When the plant spreads out

Text 8.


          Chameleon is a common name for certain lizards that are well known for their ability to change colors.

The chameleon changes color when it is frightened and in response to light, temperature, and other environmental changes. The color change is caused by hormones that affect special pigment-bearing cells in the skin. Its color does not always change to match its surroundings, however, as is commonly believed.

Chameleons range in size from just a few centimeters to as large as 63 cm (25 in). The chameleon has a remarkably long, sticky tongue, which darts into the air to catch insects. Its body is unusually shaped, and most chameleons are specially adapted to living in trees. The lizard’s long, thin legs raise it from the ground, and its toes are divided into opposable sets of two and three digits that enable it to grasp branches rather than cling to them as with claws. The strong, curled tail is also adapted to grasping.

Many chameleons have large domed heads, and males may have as many as three horns, sometimes used for combat. One striking three-horned species is Jackson’s chameleon of Africa.

The chameleon has a short neck that is of limited mobility; however, the eyes are big and can move independently of each other in many directions. The chameleon has no external eardrum or tympanic membrane.

21. The text tells us about . . .

  1. The chameleon that is well-known for their ability in changing colors.
  2. The chameleon that always changes its color to match its characteristics.
  3. The size of the chameleon from just a few centimeters to 63 centimeters.
  4. The physical characteristics of a chameleon which is commonly believed.

22. When does the chameleon change its color?

  1. When it combats with other chameleons
  2. When it moves its big eyes independently.
  3. When it sees a different surrounding color.
  4. When it is frightened in responding to the surrounding.

23. Chameleon is a common name for certain lizards that are well known for their ability to change colors. (par.1)

What is the synonym of the underlined word?

  1. Unfamiliar
  2. Unknown
  3. Famous
  4. Remarkable

Text 9.

The Internet is a computer-based global information system. The Internet is composed of many interconnected computer networks. Each network may link tens, hundreds, or even thousands of computers, enabling them to share information and processing power.

The Internet has made it possible for people all over the world to communicate with one another effectively and inexpensively. Unlike traditional broadcasting media, such as radio and television, the Internet does not have a centralized distribution system. Instead, an individual who has Internet access can communicate directly with anyone else on the Internet, post information for general consumption, retrieve information, use distant applications and services, or buy and sell products.

The Internet has brought new opportunities to government, business, and education. Governments use the Internet for internal communication, distribution of information, and automated tax processing. In addition to offering goods and services online to customers, businesses use the Internet to interact with other businesses. Many individuals use the Internet for communicating through electronic mail (e-mail), retrieving news, researching information, shopping, paying bills, banking, listening to music, watching movies, playing games, and even making telephone calls. Educational institutions use the Internet for research and to deliver online courses and course material to students.

24. What is the benefit of an internet offer for the Government?

  1. It is useful for communication, information distribution, and tax processing.
  2. It is helpful in buying and selling products to customers.
  3. It is beneficial for delivering online courses and materials.
  4. It is powerful for broadcasting information.

25. How do teachers use the internet for serving the students?

  1. By sending teaching materials via e-mail to students.
  2. By sending online courses and materials to students.
  3. By searching for information about their students.
  4. By applying games for the students

26 . . . for general consumption, retrieve information, use distant applications . . . (par. 2)

The underlined word means . . . .

  1. receive
  2. send
  3. recover
  4. search

Text 10


A little boy called Dhon lived in a hut with his mother, in a small village in Assam. Every evening Dhon’s mother went to a nearby jungle to fetch firewood. When she was away, Dhon would play in the garden. Every day, before leaving, she would tell Dhon, “I am going to bring firewood, son. Do not go out. Play near the hut.”

“Mama, may I go a little way in the woods to pick blackberries?” he asked one day. “All right,” his mother said, “but do not go very far.” So Dhon went to the woods that day. He was happy to hear the birds chirping on the trees. He ate lots of blackberries. He stuffed some in his pockets. He also gathered some in his handkerchief.

Then Dhon tried to catch some beautiful butterflies. He chased them far into the woods. He ran and he jumped. He forgets he had to go back home. After some time, he felt tired and sleepy. He wanted to go home. But he could not find his way back. He did not know what to do. He sat under a tree and cried.

By that time the sun had set. And it was becoming dark. Dhon was frightened and hungry. He thought of his mother and he cried. He thought of his home and cried.
Suddenly, he saw a speck of light twinkling among the trees. He stopped crying and looked at it. Slowly, the spot of light came nearer and nearer until it was right on Dhoni’s hand.

Dhon looked at it in wonder. Then he heard a voice. “I am a firefly. Why are you crying, little boy?” “I have lost my way. I want to go home to my mother,” replied Dhon. “Don’t cry, little boy, I will take you home. Follow me. But you must promise never to catch me.” Dhon promised and followed the firefly through the trees. Soon he reached home and was safe in his mother’s arms. He thanked the firefly. “You have been so nice to me, firefly. I shall never forget you.”

“You have also been nice to me,” said the firefly. “You kept your promise and did not hurt me. I shall come with my friends to your village every night.” The firefly then went back to the woods. But it still comes to meet its friend in the village every night. That is why there are so many fireflies twinkling like little stars in the village huts in Assam.

27. What is the main idea of paragraph 3?

  1. Dhon caught some butterflies.
  2. Dhon cried under the tree.
  3. Dhon got tired and sleepy.
  4. Dhon got lost in the wood.

28. From the text we know that Dhon is a … boy.

  1. good
  2. clever
  3. handsome
  4. gorgeous

29. What can we learn from the text?

  1. We should play in the wood.
  2. We should keep our promise.
  3. We should ask for help from others.
  4. We should make friends with fireflies.

Text 11

30. Rearrange the following sentences into a coherent text.

  1. The population of these vulnerable animals has dramatically decreased in the past few decades with no solid reason as to why.
  2. Lions are carnivorous mammals that come from the family Felidae.
  3. Only eight subspecies are recognized today and there is a small range of hybrids with lions mating with tigers, jaguars, or leopards to create unique creatures.
  4. This is discouraged and only initiated at zoos.
  5. They are geographically distributed in mostly sub-Saharan east and southern Africa but can also be found in zoos internationally, India, and some parts of Asia.
  6. It is thought that clashes with humans and habitat loss may be a possibility, but to help further preserve and monitor these creatures, they are usually kept within reserve and parks.
    1. 2 – 5 – 1 – 6 – 3 – 4
    2. 2 – 5 – 1 – 4 – 3 – 6
    3. 2 – 5 – 1 – 4 – 6 – 3
    4. 2 – 5 – 1 – 3 – 4 – 6

Nah demikian lah sebagian soal Report Text yang sebetulnya masih banyak lagi temanya di dalam Report Text. Semoga bermanfaat bagi para siswa SMP yang sedang menhadapi ujian akhir .

Semoga sukses, good luck

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