Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Prediksi Soal SBMPTN 2013

One day, a lady saw a mouse running across her kitchen floor. She was very afraid of mice, so she ran out of the house, got in a bus and went down to the shops. There she bought a mouse-trap. The shopkeeper said to her, “Put some cheese in it, and you will soon catch that mouse.”
The lady went home with her mouse-trap, but when she looked in her cupboard, she could not find any cheese in it. She did not want to go back to the shops, because it was very late, so she cut a picture of some cheese out of a magazine and put that in the trap.
Surprisingly, the picture of the cheese was quite successful! When the lady came down to the kitchen the next morning, there was a picture of a mouse in the trap beside the picture of the cheese!

1.    What did the woman do to trap the mouse in her kitchen? She .... .
A.    put a piece of cheese in the trap and put it in her kitchen
B.    bought a big piece of cheese and put it in the mouse trap
C.    took a picture of some cheese and glued it on a magazine
D.    made a picture of cheese by herself and left it in her kitchen
E.    cut an image of cheese out of a magazine and attached it in the trap

2.    What did the woman purchase in the shop? She purchased ....
A.    a magazine
B.    a mouse-trap
C.    a mouse picture
D.    a piece of cheese
E.    a picture of cheese

3.    The writer wrote the text to .... .
A.    explain how to trap mouse effectively
B.    inform the use of mouse-trap at one’s house           
C.    tell a sequence of events with humorous twist
D.    persuade the readers to buy some mouse-traps           
E.    describe how to make a mouse-trap with a picture of cheese

4.    Surprisingly, the picture of the cheese was quite successful! (Paragraph 3). What is the closest meaning of the bold-typed word?
A.    unfortunately       
B.    unexpectedly               
C.    accordingly
D.    eventually
E.    unlikely

5.    After the woman ... some cheese, she ... it in the mouse trap.
A.    takes – puts            
B.    took – had put
C.    is taking – puts            
D.    had taken – put
E.    was taking – put

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