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Latihan Soal UN Bahasa Inggris SMP 2016 - Latihan: Soal UN SMP 2016 Beserta Pembahasan. Ujian Nasional yang semakin mendekat tentunya membuat kita harus belajar lebih ekstra lagi. Oleh karena itu, pada postingan kali ini saya akan membagikan Latihan beserta Pembahasan Soal UN Bahasa Inggris SMP 2016. Saya sengaja membagikan soal-soal UN Bahasa Inggris beserta kunci jawaban, dengan harapan adik-adik kelas 9 SMP yang akan menghadapi UN bisa lebih memahami bentuk-bentuk soal UN sebelumnya. Pembahasan ini juga bisa didownload dalam format PDF. Silahkan Download Pembahasan Soal UN Bahasa Inggris SMP 2016.


Pembahasan Soal UN Bahasa Inggris SMP 2016

Read the following text to answer question number 1 to 3.
To : Students of SMP Bintang Kejora,

To celebrate school anniversary, we will hold a ceremony on Wednesday, 23 March and a choir competition right after the ceremony.
Each class may send one team consisting of 15 students for the competition. Three winning teams will be awarded cash prize and trophies.
For more info, meet Mrs. Andini.

1. According to the text, 23 March is commemorated as ….
    A. Choir Day anniversary
    B. The school’s principal birthday
    C. The school anniversary
    D. Mr. Andini’s special day

2. To whom should we meet to get the detailed information?
    A. The principal
    B. Ms. Andini
    C. The winning team
    D. The students of SMP Bintang Kejora 

3. “Three winning teams will be awarded cash prizes and trophies” The underlined word is closest in meaning to….
    A. Given
    B. Asked
    C. Covered
    D. Delivered

Read the following text to answer questions number 4 and 5.
Subject: Re-visit plan

Hi Rendy,

I’m happy that you are coming next week.
By the way, you wrote ETA in your last email. I’m wondering what you mean. Could you explain it, please?
I’ll pick you up at the airport. Just give me details of your flight.


4. What is the conclusion taken from the text?
    A. Tyas does not open Rendy’s email
    B. Rendy has given the details of his email
    C. He explains about ‘ETA’ in his email
    D. She will meet with Rendy at the airport

5. How does Tyas feel to know that Rendy is coming?
    A. Sad
    B. Weak
    C. Joyful
    D. Curious

Read the following text to answer question number 6 and 7.
This is a short message from Janet to Hanifah:

Sorry I can't go window shopping with you. We can go next time also with Nadia. I have to visit my aunt with my mother. 
6. Who will accompany Janet to her aunt's house?
    A. Hanifah
    B. Janet's mother
    C. Nadia
    D. Hanifah's mother 

7. The underlined phrase in "Sorry I can't go window shopping ..." The underlined word is closest in meaning to ....
    A. Looking at goods in shops without buying
    B. Looking for a window for your house
    C. Buying some windows from a shop
    D. Looking at your house's windows

Read the following text to answer question number 8 and 9.
In the heart of downtown
Grand Hotel
“Where Comfort Begins”

Facilities :
– Fully air conditioned
– Spacious car park
– Theatres and shopping centres within a walking distance
– No charge for children under 5
– Family rate (conditions apply)
– Convention hall
– Traditional, Chinese and Western restaurants
– Airline ticketing offices

Jl. Jam Gadang 100-101, Padang, West Sumatera
Phone: (0751) 70801701
Website :
8. Visitors will possibly choose IKONYO Grand Hotel because .…
    A. It gives them airline ticket discount
    B. It is the only hotel down town
    C. It is promoted on the internet
    D. It offer good facilities

9. What is conclusion taken from the advertisement?
    A. There is a minimarket at the hotel
    B. Parents with small children should pay more
    C. We can hold a wedding party at IKONYO Hotel
    D. Certain food are available in the restaurants

Read the following text to answer questions number 10 to 12.

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 neighbour’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 pictures of a pet 

12. “You have to submit it on the first day…” What does the underlined word mean?
    A. Bring
    B. Collect
    C. Take
    D. Send

Read the following text to answer questions number 13 and 14.
Friends and family
Join us to celebrate

Casey’s 15th Birthday

Saturday, 21 May 2016
05:00 p.m
123 Main Street Perth

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

Read the following text to answer questions number 15 and 16.
To: Mr. Winfield
From: Andrew
Phone Number: +6242897640

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

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

Read the following text to answer questions number 17 to 19.
Last weekend I and my classmates went to the countryside to have a picnic. Before leaving, we made some sandwiches for lunch. We left quite early to avoid the traffic jam.

After driving for two hours, we arrived at a very nice place. It was near a river with some big trees around it. The driver parked the car under the tree. Seeing the clear an cool water of the river, my friends and I decided to swim. After having lunch together, we went around the area to enjoy the scenery. We saw some beautiful birds and butterflies.

After walking for about an hour, we decided to return to the car and go home. Unfortunately, we cloud not start up the car. Finally after sometime, we cloud make the car start up by pushing it. We were happy although we felt a bit tired when we got home.
17. What is the main idea of the second paragraph?
    A. The writer made sandwiches for lunch
    B. The writer did some fun activities during their picnic
    C. After doing some activities, the writer went home by car
    D. Last weekend the writer prepared to have a picnic in the countryside 

18. Why did the writer and his friends decide to swim in the river?
    A. They felt hot after having lunch
    B. They felt tired after having a walk
    C. The water was cool and clear
    D. It was a tiring day 

19. Because of the trouble they had at the end of their picnic, they probably ....
    A. Got home a bit late
    B. Decided to swim again
    C. Had to spend the night there
    D. Decided not to have a picnic again 

Read the following text to answer questions number 20 to 23.
A cactus (plural: cacti) is any member of the plant family Cactaceae, native to the Americas. They are often used as ornamental plants, but some are also crop plants. Cacti are grown for protection of property from wild animals, as well as malty other uses.

Cacti are unusual and distinctive plants, which are adapted to extremely hot environments, showing a wide range of anatomical and physiological features which conserve water.

Cacti come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. Many cactus species are night blooming, as they are pollinated by nocturnal insects or small animals, principally moths and bats. Cacti range in size from small and globular to tall and columnar. 
20. Cacti can adapt to hot environments because their anatomical and physiological features ....
    A. Are unusual
    B. Are extreme
    C. Conserve water
    D. Have large sizes 

21. What does the third paragraph tell us about?
    A. The usage of cacti
    B. The habitat of cacti
    C. The advantages of cacti
    D. The characteristics of cacti

22. The underlined word in "Many cactus species are night blooming, as ..." is closest in meaning to ....
    A. Performing
    B. Flowering
    C. Increasing
    D. Creating 

23. A cactus can be easily found in front of many houses because it is often used as a/an ... plant.
    A. Crop
    B. Wild
    C. Unusual
    D. Ornamental

Read the following text to answer questions number 24 to 27.
How to Save a Wet Cell Phone

1) Take the phone out of the water as soon as possible.
2) After removing the phone from water, quickly gather some paper towels or soft cloths to lay the phone on while you remove the battery.
3) Remove all other accessories such as memory cards, and protective covers.
4) Dry your phone with soft cloths or a towel.
5) Place the phone in a bowl of uncooked rice overnight. The rice can absorb some remaining moisture from the phone.
6) Plug it into its charger. It is still does not work, take your cell phone to an authorized dealer.
24. How is the wet cell phone dried?
    A. By using soft cloths or a towel
    B. By plugging into its charger
    C. By removing memory cards
    D. By removing the battery

25. What do we do after we lay the phone on paper towels or soft cloths?
    A. Place the phone in a bowl of uncooked rice overnight
    B. Remove all other accessories and protective cards
    C. Rub it with a cloth or a towel
    D. Plug it into its charger

26. "Plug it into its charger." What does the underlined word refer to?
    A. The bowl
    B. The card
    C. The phone
    D. The substance

27. The underlined word in "... quickly gather some paper towels or soft cloths ..." is closest in meaning to ....
    A. Downy
    B. Rough
    C. Thick
    D. Gentle

Read the following text to answer questions number 28 to 30.
The Crow and The Oyster

A hungry crow saw an oyster on the beach ore 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 he 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 giving 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

Read the following text to answer questions number 31 to 34.
The black widow spider is an extremely poisonous spider of North and South America. Only the female one is dangerous. The bite of the male is generally harmless. Although it is greatly feared, it is not aggressive and generally bites only to defend itself.

This kind of spider has long legs and smooth, black bodies. The female spider is about twice as big as the male. It has a round, shiny, black abdomen, with a distinctive mark shaped like an hourglass on the underside. The male spider is only about half as the long as females and has more slender body. It has four pairs of red dots along the sides of the abdomen. It is rarely seen and is harmless.

Black widow spiders primarily eat insect that they trap in their webs. They kill their prey by biting and then inserting their venom. Birds and other animals learn not to eat the spider by identifying hourglass mark on their body. The venom makes the animal sick but usually does not kill them.
31. What does the text mostly tell us about?
    A. The black widow spider's enemy
    B. The habitat of black widow spiders
    C. The black widow spider in general
    D. The danger of black widow spiders

32. What happens when an animal eats a black widow spider?
    A. The animal will soon die because of the venom
    B. The animal will get sick because of the venom
    C. The spider shows hourglass mark on its body
    D. The animal will become more aggressive

33. What is the main food of the black widow spider?
    A. Fish
    B. Birds
    C. Insects
    D. Reptiles

34. The underlined word in "... as long as female and have more slender bodies." is closest in meaning to ....
    A. Huge
    B. Small
    C. Slim
    D. Thick

Read the following text to answer questions number 35 to 37.
I'm so happy to have a close friend. She is my beloved classmate, Fafa. We've known each other since we were in grade 8. We were in the same class, and we still are in grade 9 until now.

Fafa is a very kind and friendly girl. She is always ready to help other people. Although she comes from a rich family, she never looks down on other people. She is very sociable and has a lot of friends. She can interact easily with people from different ages. Therefore, she is also popular among teachers and parents.
35. What is the text about?
    A. The writer's sister
    B. The writer's family
    C. The writer's deskmate
    D. The writer's best friend

36. What is the main idea of paragraph two?
    A. Fafa has good characters
    B. Fafa comes from a rich family
    C. Fafa is an eighth grader student
    D. Fafa is popular among neighbors

37. The underlined word in "she can interact easily with people ..." is closest in meaning to ....
    A. React
    B. Introduce
    C. Influence
    D. Communicate

Read the following text to answer questions number 38 to 40.
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 palace.
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

Read the following text to answer questions number 41 to 43.
Adult butterflies can only feed on ... (41) ... usually nectar. Their mouth parts are modified to enable them to drink, but they cannot chew solids. A proboscis, which functions ... (42) ... a drinking straw, stays curled up under the butterfly's chin until it finds a source of nectar or other liquid nutrition. It then opens the long, tubular structure and ... (43) ... up the nectar.
    A. Fruits
    B. Mud
    C. Leaves
    D. Liquids

    A. For
    B. In
    C. At
    D. As

    A. Touches
    B. Drinks
    C. Brings
    D. Sets

Read the following text to answer questions number 44 to 46.
Lying on a sofa, Risma laughed remembering what she experienced last holiday. On that ... (44) ... Risma and her classmate planned to climb a mountain. They agreed to meet at a bus stop in front of a big mall in the city. When she reached the bus stop, she could not find her friends. She saw no one in front of the bus except the driver. Risma wondered if she came too early. She ... (45) ... she was mistaken about the time. The driver then asked her to get on the bus.  ... (46) ... she got in, Risma was very surprised and embarrassed to know there were no one in the bus except her and the driver. As the bus left, she realized that she mistakenly came to a wrong bus stop.
    A. Day
    B. Seat
    C. Sofa
    D. Bus

    A. Asked
    B. Thought
    C. Stated
    D. Cried

    A. As soon as
    B. In order
    C. So that
    D. If only

Arrange the following words into a correct sentence.
The correct arrangement is ....
    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

Arrange the following words into a correct sentence.
The correct arrangement is ....
    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

Arrange the following sentences into a correct paragraph.
49.1. Aim carefully at the pins at the end of the lane.
2. Cheer if you are happy with the score.
3. Finally, crouch down and roll the ball toward the pins.
4. Firstly, pick up the ball carefully with your thumb, middle and ring fingers.
5. Then take a step forward toward it.
6. Next, as you take the next two steps swing the ball behind you forward.
The correct arrangement is ....
    A. 1 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 2 – 3
    B. 1 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 3 – 2
    C. 4 – 1 – 5 – 6 – 2 – 3
    D. 4 – 1 – 5 – 6 – 3 – 2

Arrange the following sentences into a correct paragraph.
50.1. A subway is a train that runs underground.
2. People save a lot of money and time by using it.
3. Transportation is the way people travel from one place to another.
4. It is cheap and runs fast.
5. In big cities, many people use buses and subway to get around.
The correct arrangement is ....
    A. 3 – 1 – 5 – 4 – 2
    B. 3 – 5 – 1 – 2 – 4
    C. 5 – 1 – 2 – 4 – 3
    D. 5 – 2 – 1 – 4 – 3


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