Arrange these sentences below into a good paragraph



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  1. Arrange these sentences below into a good paragraph.

  1. It was long.

  2. My holiday was great.

  3. My family and I visited my grandparents.

  4. We stayed at my grandparent's house for five days.

  5. We did a lot of things together.

  6. After that we ate them.

  7. We traveled by car.

  8. We cooked and prepared our meals.

A. 1-4-5-8-6-2-3-7

B. 1-3-7-2-4-5-6-8

C. 2-1-3-7-4-5-8-6



D. 1-7-3-4-5-6-8-2
The following text is for questions 2 and 3.



  1. What does the AMSEC EST Series Safety box have?

A. Finger print safe.

B. Featuring Card.

C. Biometric Lock.

D: Touch Screen Lock.




  1. Which one of the following information is found in the ads?

A. None of the AMSEC Safety boxes has biometric lock:

B. AMSEC Safety box of IRC 1412 has electronic lock.

C. AMSEC Biometric Lock cannot be installed on most AMSEC Safety.

D. The new AMSEC EST Series Safes have electronic lock.


For questions 4 to 6, choose the correct words to complete the text.

My cat name is Pussy. She is a beautiful gray Persian cat. She has a small body and smooth (4) ..... She spends most of her time watching television, eating and growing (5) ..... Pussy is picky about her food, (6) .... she refuses to eat food that does not suit her taste.




  1. A. fur

B. hair

C. feather

D. quill


  1. A. fat

B. fame

C. strong

D. smart


  1. A. hardly

B. rarely

C. seldom

D. usually
The following text is for questions 7 and 8.

My special day is coming

I am 14 years old now.

My parents are having a special party for me.

Your smile and laugh we hope.

So come to the party, and it will be lots of fun

The party will be held at three to five p.m.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Nini's house

45 Cibinong Street




  1. Why does Nini write the text?

A. She wants her friends to be happy.

B. She hopes her friends to smile and laugh.

C. Her parents had a special party for her.

D. She wants her friends to come to her party.




  1. What does the word "it" in the text refer to?

A. Special day

B. Birthday.

C. Party.

D. House.


The following text is for questions 9 to 13.

My father has a new black car. He bought it after saving the money for 3 years. He bought it so that my family can travel together easily.

Father uses the car to drive my sister and Ito school every morning. Twice a week, father drives my mother to the traditional market for shopping.

The car has a good design, and it has eight seats; two seats in front, three seats in the middle, and another three seats at the back row.

It is very easy to drive. My mother can drive it by herself if my father is too busy in his office to take her to go shopping.






  1. What does the text tell you about?

A. The car that the writer got.

B. The new car of the writer's father.

C. The good design of the car.

D. The writer's father and mother.




  1. Who bought-the car?

A. Mother.

B. Father.

C. Her sister.

D. The writer.




  1. How did the writer's father buy the new car?

A. His children dropped it at school.

B. He went shopping twice a week.

C. He saved money for 3 years.

D. He spent money in traditional market.




  1. What is the second paragraph about?

A. The way the family drive their car.

B. What mother does to the car.

C. How the car looks like.

D. Why the family use a car.




  1. How many persons are there in the writer's family?

A. 6

B.5


C.4

D.3
The following text is for questions 14 to 17.



LADY WHITE AND LADY YELLOW

Once there were two chrysanthemums growing side by side in a field, one white, one yellow. One day a gardener came and offered to take the yellow flower to his home and make her far more beautiful. The yellow flower jumped at this chance and waved to her sister as she was carried away in the gentle hands of the gardener. Day by day, the yellow flower petals grew long and soft and she looked perfect.

One day a man came saying he was looking for a flower to put on the lord's crest. The gardener showed the man his best flower, the yellow chysanthemum. But the man shook his head and said that the flower had too much style and that he wanted something simpler. The yellow flower was disappointed but tried not to dwell on it.

The man crossed the field of the white chrysanthemum. He came up to her and said, "How would you like to be the object on my lord's crest. We would make sure you have a very nice life." Soon she was planted in a small planter by herself on a windowsill in the lord's mansion. The lord and his family agreed it was perfect for their crest. So artisans came and painted the flower on all of the family's belongings.

As for the yellow chrysanthemum, her luxury was short lived. One day she felt a terrible feeling coming through her leaves and then she fell over and lay on the ground. The white flower was carefully conserved. The gardener were careful not to disrupt her simple beauty for he knew that the family had chosen her instead of the fancy yellow one, which was now dead in the gardener's garden.





  1. The man preferred the white chrysanthemum to the yellow chrysanthemum because.

A. he wanted to give it to his lord

B. the white flower had too much style

C. he liked the color of the flower

D. the white flower had simple beauty




  1. What is the third paragraph about?

A. The reason why the white chrysanthemum is put on their crest.

B. The reason why the man choose the white chrysanthemum.

C. What the Lord's family did to the white chrysanthemum.

D. What the man promised to the white chrysanthemum.




  1. Flow did the yellow flower feel when the gardener took her home?

A. She felt gloomy.

B. She was very pleased.

C. She felt envy to her sister.

D. She took a pity on her sister.




  1. What is the moral message of the story?

A. Simplicity leads to a good thing.

B. Misery makes everything better.

C. Simplicity leads to a misery.

D. Misery leads to suffering.


The text is tor the following questions 18 to 21.

Charles Robert Darwin was an English scientist, Who proposed and provided evidence for the, scientific theory that all species have evolved through natural selection. This theory became widely accepted by the scientific community in the 1930s, and now become the basic of modern evolutionary theory.

Darwin developed his interest in natural history at Edinburgh University while studying first medicine, then theology. His five-year voyage on the Beagle established him as a geologist whose observations and theories supported Charles Lyell's uniformitarian ideas, and publication of his journal of the voyage made him famous as a popular author.

His study on the geographical distribution of wildlife that he collected during the voyage, resulting his theory of natural selection in 1838. Having seen other being attacked for similar ideas, he confided only to his closest friends and continued his research. In 1858, Alfred Russel Wallace sent him an essay describing a similar theory, causing the two to publish their early theories in a joint publication. In 1859 He published his famous book, the Origin of Species.





  1. What initiated Darwin's theory of natural selection?

A. The researcher's discovery on the natural wildlife.

B. The theory of natural selection that he had developed.

C. The geographical distribution of wildlife he collected.

D. His friend who continued his extensive research in 1838.




  1. Darwin became a popular author because of ………….

A. his voyage's journal

B. the geographical distribution

C. a scientific community

D. his study in theology




  1. The third paragraph is about

A. Darwin's publications -

B. Darwin's research on plants

C. the natural selection

D. Darwin's education




  1. "..., he confided only to his closest friends ..." (Paragraph 3)

The underlined word is similar in meaning with.

A told a secret

B. made a group

C. did observation



D. conducted a research
The following text is for questions 22 and 23.




  1. What time will the students 7 have campfire?

A. 8 a.m.

B. 1 p.m.

C. 4 p.m.

D. 8 p.m.




  1. What kind of schedule is it?

A. Daily activities

B. Camping agendas

C. Scout itinerary

D. Holiday plan




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