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  Kelas : 3, Ujian Nasional/Sekolah (Bahasa Inggris/Tahun 2016)

                                    RIS OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

                          Due to the governor's visit to our school compound
                            ALL CLASSES ON MONDAY (4 April) ARE
                                                     SUSPENDED
                          For more information, please contact RIS Office or
                                  Send an email toris@reedleyschool.com
                                          Reddley International School

1.   Why are Monday classes suspended ?
A.Because of electricity problem.
B.Because of the governor's visit.
C.To commemorate governor's birthday.
D.To get more information from RIS office.


2.   How can students get more details about the school suspension?
A.Send an email to the governor
B.Contact the school office.
C.Read the announcement.
D.Welcome the governor.


3.   "All classes on Monday (4 April) are suspended".
The underlined word is closest in meaning to ........
A.continued
B.combined
C.explained
D.postponed


Dear Una,

Hi honey, I hope you are doing well. How is school? I hope you can cope with your study.

I am writing to tell you that Uncle Hasan has just come. He informed that Nana is going to get married next month. You know we have to prepare the gowns. I really want to know whether you can go home this weekend so that we can buy the fabric and send it to the tailor immediately. Remember we only have Limited time to prepare the gowns.

OK dear, let me know as soon as possible. I am looking forward to seeing you.

4.   What does Mom want Una to do?
A.Buy the fabric by herself.
B.Wear a new gown soon.
C.Get married soon.
D.Go home soon.


5.   The text suggests that Mommy is afraid that ........
A.The gowns are not ready in time
B.The marriage will be canceled
C.Una will not buy the fabric
D.Una will go home soon


Nadia,
I took your electronic dictionary from your drawer. Sorry, I didn't ask your permission in advance because I had to finish Mr. Arya's assignment. I have to submit it today I will return the dictionary after school

PS Greeting from Octo. He's also using your dictionary.

Your friend,
Reza

6.   Who wrote the message?
A.Reza
B.Octo
C.Nadia
D.Mr. Arya


7.   The underlined word in "I have to submit it today", is closest in meaning to ........
A.take
B.return
C.collect
D.withdraw


                               Silver Vista Restaurant

Weekdays:
11 a.m. to 3 pm and 4 p.m. to 8 pm.

Weekends:
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 9 pm.

Information about our special lunch and dinner
at 087863995602 01.

                         Kemuning No 19
                              Semarang

8.   You can ask some information about the menu via ........
A.a letter
B.a telegram
C.a facsimile
D.a mobile phone


9.   What is the message given from the text?
A.It opens earlier on weekdays.
B.It closes earlier on weekends.
C.The restaurant opens longer on weekends.
D.The restaurant does not open on weekends.


                                                Announcement

To all students of grade VIII. There will be a school holiday for two weeks. Please do a project of descriptive text in writing. It should be about any animal around your house. You can describe your own pet or your neighbor's. Don't forget to put the animal's photo in your writing. You have to submit it on the first day of the second semester.

                                                                                                                      Mr. Hasan

10.   What is the announcement about?
A.Semester holiday
B.Neighbour's pet
C.Writing project
D.Picture description


11.   What should the student do during their holiday?
A.Doing project of descriptive text
B.Describing the first day of semester
C.Being away from school
D.Taking picture of a pet


12.   "You have to submit on the first day"
What does the underlined word mean?
A.bring
B.collect
C.take
D.send


Friends and family
Join us to celebrate

Casey's 15th Birthday!
Saturday, 21 May 2016
5:00p.m
123 Main Street Perth

Charlotte
RSVP to Lisa at 123-456-7891

13.   When will Casey's birthday be held?
A.At night
B.In the evening
C.In the morning
D.In the afternoon


14.   What can we conclude from the invitation?
A.The invitation is written by Lisa.
B.For confirmation, we can contact Lisa
C.Charlotte and Lisa are Casey's cousins.
D.Lisa is the owner of the house at 123 main street Perth.


To     : Mr. Winfield
From : Andrew
Phone Number : +6242897640

Message
The monthly meeting is postponed due to the
technical reason.
Further information will be conveyed soon.
Call him, when you are back

                                                     Secretary

15.   Who delivered the message to Mr. Winfield?
A.Andrew
B.Mr. Winfield
C.Andrew's secretary
D.The secretary of Mr. Winfield


16.   From the text we know that Mr. Winfield will call Andrew back to .. . of the meeting.
A.ask the place
B.fix the date
C.ask information about
D.clarify the postponement


A month ago after finishing all my homework, I wanted to relax. While I was walking on the beach on a warm evening, I saw two small children playing with the sand. They found something. It was big, reddish-brown, and made of metal. When I looked at it, I knew immediately that it was an old bomb.

First, I told the children to move away from the bomb. Fortunately, I had my mobile phone with me, so I called the police and told them what we had found. Fifteen minutes later, the police arrived and I explained everything to them. Then I went home again.

The next day, I read in the newspaper that the police had blown up the bomb. It was highly explosive. It had been in the sand on the beach for over sixty years. It was from the second World War, and it was very dangerous.

17.   What is the main idea of paragraph one?
A.The bomb was very old.
B.Two children found a bomb.
C.The bomb was made of metal.
D.The children avoided the bomb.


18.   What did the writer ask the children?
A.To call the police.
B.To play around with the sand.
C.To move away from the bomb.
D.To explain everything to the police.


19.   Why was the bomb dangerous?
A.It was big ind made of metal.
B.It had a high explosive power.
C.It had been blown by the police.
D.It was in the sand for over sixty years.


Jasmine is a native flower to some tropical areas in South Asia, Africa and Australia. In India, some varieties of Jasmine are used for religious purposes.

The flower can grow up to 3 meters high and 2 meters wide. It releases its fragrance mostly after the sun sets especially nearing the full moon. Therefore, it is often associated with soothing night-time moods.

The planting of Jasmine is started by putting some cuttings in 3 inch posts within 4 weeks. After the roots grow, they are put into 6 inch pots. The soil in the pots should be kept moist but possible for the water to go through it for optimum growth.

There are some important advantages of Jasmine. In medication, this flower is often used for soothing headaches, stimulating brain, and restoring balance. Its extract is also widely used in the making of perfume.

20.   When does Jasmine release the most fragrance?
A.In the morning.
B.In the evening.
C.In the afternoon.
D.At dawn.


21.   What is the main idea of the last paragraph?
A.Jasmine is grown worldwide.
B.Jasmine has various benefits.
C.Jasmine can cause headache.
D.There are some varieties of Jasmine.


22.   The underlined word in " ........ it is often associated with ........", is closest in meaning to........
A.attached
B.connected
C.compared
D.propagated


23.   In planting Jasmine, the soil should be kept moist to make it ........
A.go through the water easily
B.grow up to 6 inch in length
C.produce optimum fragrance
D.grow optimally


Using Your Electric Kettle

When you first buy an electric kettle, the first thing to do is removing all packaging materials. To remove any dust or residue from the manufacturing process, you have to boil some water for two or three times before initial use.

Here are the steps in boiling water.
1. Remove the unit from the base.
2. Open the cover by depressing the button near the handle.
3. Fill in the kettle with your desired amount of water, but do not fill above
    the maximum(max) line.
4. Close the lid by pressing down it gently until it locks.
5. Place the kettle on the base and ensure that it is correctly engaged.
6. Connect the cord to the power and switch the unit ON.
7. The kettle will switch off automatically when the water is boiling.

24.   Why do we have to boil water two or three times before initial use?
A.To clean the residue.
B.To discard the dirty water.
C.To complete the boiling cycle.
D.To remove all packaging materials.


25.   What happens when the water is boiling?
A.The unit switches off automatically.
B.The unit locks into the base.
C.The cord is connected.
D.The unit switches on.


26.   The underlined word in " ... until it locks", refers to ........
A.the unit
B.the base
C.the kettle
D.the lid


27.   The underlined word in "fill the kettle with your desired amount of water", is closest in meaning to ........
A.followed
B.cooked
C.wanted
D.believed


                                               The Crow and The Oyster

A hungry crow saw an oyster on the beach one day. He wanted to eat the tasty meat inside the shell, so he tried to open the oyster. First, he used his beak, but he could not open the shell. Then, he hit it with a stone, but the shell stayed tightly shut. He even jumped up and down on the oyster, but still be could not open it.

Another crow came by. He saw what the first crow was trying to do and said, "My friend, may I offer you some good advice? I suggest that you pick up the oyster in your beak, fly high into the air, and then drop the oyster onto the wide rock below. The oyster shell will break open and you will be able to have your meal."

The hungry crow thought that it was a very good idea. He picked up the oyster with his beak, and then he flew as high as he could when he was sure that he was high enough, he dropped the oyster onto a wide rock far below.

The oyster shell broke wide open. However, the other crow was waiting nearby, and he
reached the broken oyster first. He enjoyed a tasty meal, while the hungry crow had nothing to eat.

28.   How did the other crow trick the hungry crow?
A.By g1v1ng a suggestion to drop the oyster onto the rock.
B.By telling that he was so hungry and needed some food.
C.By saying that he had a nice and strong beak.
D.By picking up the oyster with his beak.


29.   Where did the crow drop the oyster?
A.Onto the sand.
B.Near the water
C.Near the beach.
D.Onto a wide rock.


30.   What is the moral value of the story?
A.Do not fly high on the sky.
B.It is not easy to fool anybody.
C.Always trust people who offer help.
D.Do not be fooled by people who offer help.


Butterflies are a type of insect with large and often colorful wings. They start out as eggs. They lay their eggs on leaves. The eggs hatch into caterpillars with tabular body. The caterpillar eats leaves, beds, or flowers of plants.

When a caterpillar is full sized, it goes into another stage called chrysalis. Caterpillars attach themselves to something solid before becoming a chrysalis. The caterpillar inside the chrysalis changes into a butterfly. Some butterflies make the change in one week. Some others take years to change.

When the change is complete, the adult butterfly splits the chrysalis. The insect unfolds its wings and pumps blood and air into then. It spreads out the wings until they become dry and harder. The beautiful butterfly then flies to get nectar from flowers. Most butterflies live only for one or two weeks.

31.   What is the text mostly about?
A.Butterflies' life stages.
B.How a caterpillar lives.
C.How butterflies lay their eggs.
D.Physical characteristics of butterflies.


32.   Why do butterflies fly to some flowers?
A.To get nectar.
B.To pump blood.
C.To get some food.
D.To dry their wings.


33.   Where does a caterpillar change into a butterfly?
A.On the flower.
B.On the leaves.
C.Inside the chrysalis.
D.Inside the nectar.


34.   The underlined word in 'The insect unfolds its wing ... ", is closest in meaning to ........
A.opens
B.closes
C.flies
D.eats


Ari's grandmother is a very gentle, loving, and caring person. She never raises her voice at anyone. She has lived with Ari for as long as he can remember. She takes care of him when his Mom and Dad go to work.

Ari's grandmother is a very neat and tidy person. She has very dry grey hair which she usually pulls up into a bun. She has dark brown eyes that twinkle whenever she sees him. I hardly ever see them wet.

Ari's grandmother likes to tell stories. She usually tells him brief stories of her childhood. She can act and imitate the people in the stories. Sometimes, she also tells story about Ari's grandfather who has passed away. Ari really loves his grandmother

35.   What is the text about?
A.Ari's story.
B.Ari's grandmother.
C.Grandmother's hobby.
D.Grandmother's childhood.


36.   The main idea of the third paragraph is that Ari's grandmother ........
A.likes to tell brief stories of her childhood
B.is a very gentle, loving and caring person
C.loves Ari's grandfather very much
D.always takes care of Ari


37.   "She takes care of him when Mom and Dad go to work," (paragraph 1)
The underlined phrase is closest in meaning to ........
A.be wise
B.play with
C.give money
D.be responsible for


Once upon a time, there was a kingdom in Java that was attacked by another kingdom. The king asked his Queen to save her life. Alas! In the middle of the jungle, the enemy killed all her guards. However, the Queen was lucky because she changed herself into a golden snail and survived.

One day, an old woman saw the snail and took it home, she looked after it. Whenever the old woman was not at home, the snail turned into a human being. She cooked and did the
household chores. When the old woman got home, the Queen quickly changed into a snail again. It happened several times and made the old woman curious. One day, the old woman peeped and saw what was going on.

She broke in, immediately. She asked, "Why did you change yourself into a snail?". The Queen told her what happened. The old woman was surprised to know that the snail was a Queen.

Later, from the head of the village they discovered that the king had won the battle and he was looking for his wife. Then the village head sent a message to the king telling him that his wife was safe.

Several days later, the King and his guards came for the queen. They thanked the villagers for their kindness and brought the old women to their place.

38.   What happened when the old woman found the snail?
A.She reported it to the head of the village.
B.She helped it to find the queen's husband.
C.It helped cleaning and cooking in her house.
D.She brought it to her house and took care of it.


39.   What does the second paragraph tell you about?
A.The queen lived as a golden snail
B.The enemy who attacked the kingdom
C.The old woman who looked after a snail
D.The king's guards who were killed by enemy


40.   In the end of the story, the old woman live in ........
A.the king's palace
B.a small village
C.the village heads
D.the middle of the jungle


Koala is a mammal living in a tree. It has a ....(41).... diet which is mostly leaves of eucalyptus trees, Koalas are sometimes called koala bears.  However, koalas are not  bears. Young bears (cube) are grown ....(42).... outside their mother's body, but young koalas ....(43).... their development inside the mother's pouch.

41.   
A.special
B.crucial
C.essential
D.commercial


42.   
A.fully
B.coolly
C.largely
D.quickly


43.   
A.start
B.grow
C.convert
D.complete


Last Friday evening, I went to sleep over at my cousin's place. My cousin, Imam is about my age and we are best friends. However, he is not ....(44).... teenager. He is a footballer and wants to play in a major league in Europe. During my stay, I tried to follow Imam's routine. We woke up very early on Saturday, did our prayer, and headed to the national stadium ....(45).... foot where Imam was going to practice for five hours. We only had some milk, plain bread, and a little fruit for breakfast. We started the training with some warm up. After that I sat by the field watching Iman and his teammates practice. They trained
very hard and they were all very good ....(46).... When they finished, I joined them for some
snacks and nice morning talk. I had a good time with them and hoped to join them sometimes.

44.   
A.a special
B.a famous
C.a popular
D.an oldinary


45.   
A.in
B.on
C.at
D.by


46.   
A.smackers
B.trainers
C.fielders
D.players


47.   when - in - come - a - were - stranger - sleeping - they
   1       2       3      4      5            6             7           8
A.1 - 8 - 3 - 1 - 4 - 6 - 5 - 7
B.1 - 3 - 2 - 8 - 5 - 7 - 4 - 8
C.8 - 5 - 7 - 1 - 4 - 6 - 3 - 2
D.8 - 5 - 1 - 4 - 3 - 6 - 2 - 7


48.   Joko - but - go - doesn't - students - to - all - agree
   1        2     3          4            5        6    7        8
A.1 - 3 - 2 - 7 - 5 - 4 - 6 - 8
B.1 - 4 - 8 - 6 - 3 - 2 - 7 - 5
C.7 - 5 - 4 - 8 - 6 - 3 - 2 - 1
D.7 - 5 - 8 - 6 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 4


49.   How to use a digital camera:
1. Move closer or zoom to get the picture you want.
2. Finally, press the shutter button.
3. Second, hold up the camera.
4. Then, centre the object.
5. First turn on the camera.
A.5 - 3 - 4 - 2 - 1
B.5 - 3 - 4 - 1 - 2
C.5 - 3 - 2 - 1 - 4
D.5 - 3 - 1 - 2 - 4


50.   1. A flock of traveling ravens are sometimes called a conspiracy.
2. A raven is an omnivore.
3. It travels in packs.
4. However, it usually eats carrion (dead body of animals).
5. Although they eat carrion, they are considered as one of the most intelligent animals.
6. It usually flies above the carrion and makes a deep low noise.
A.2 - 3 - 5 - 4 - 1 - 6
B.2 - 3 - 1 - 6 - 4 - 5
C.2 - 4 - 6 - 3 - 1 - 5
D.2 - 4 - 6 - 5 - 1 - 3


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