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Senin, 18 Februari 2013


Taken from Vocabulary Builder

1. The text focuses on the information about _________.

(A) the successful mission of sending astronauts to the moon
(B) the important dates of the launching of spacecraft
(C) the success of the Soviets’ outer space project
(D) the discovery of the four large outer planets
(E) the observation on certain planets

2. The first spaceship to orbit the planet Mars is _________.

(A) Mariner 9
(B) Sputnik 1
(C) Voyager 1
(D) Voyager 2
(E) Pioneer 10

3. Which statement is not true according to the text?

(A) NASA launched Voyager 1 in 1971.
(B) The first man in space was in 1961.
(C) The first satellite was sent by Russians.
(D) It was the American who launched Pioneer 10.
(E) The space shuttle Columbia can be used for more than once.

4. “Both the Soviets and the Americans plan to build huge space stations which will orbit the earth.” (1990s)

The word ‘huge’ means very _________.

(A) large
(B) broad
(C) bulky
(D) heavy
(E) wide

Text 2

Television has a great influence on our ideas about what is right and wrong about the way we should behave, and about life in general. Sometimes the values and life styles that we get from television are in conflict with those that are taught at home and at school. Critics of television point out that crime and western programs often appeal to a taste of violence, while many games show appeal greed. Many critics also believe that television should be used for socially constructive purposes as well as for entertainment.

The first commercial television broadcast was made in April 20, 1939 by Radio Corporation of America (RCA). Since 1939., it has become one of the most important facts or modern life. Television is very much part of the modern world. Its effects are felt all over the world.

Television is a reflection of modern world, say some people. It shows contemporary society. It affects customs and culture, others say. Television is bad for culture because it keeps culture from growing, say still others.

Good or bad, television is difficult to avoid. Its pictures enter home, stores, airports, and factories. It is here to stay!

5. What is the topic of the whole text?

(A) The social constructive purpose shown by television program.
(B) The different opinions on the influence of TV program.
(C) The educational aspects included in TV program.
(D) The cultural values reflected by TV program.
(E) The useful influence of television program.

6. Which of these sentences is true according to the text?

(A) Television can influence all aspects of in our life.
(B) Having a television is a sign of modern life.
(C) Television doesn’t keep the culture growing.
(D) Television cannot be used for business.
(E) Many games shown constructive value.

7. The following TV program gives bad influence on people, except that is related to _________.

(A) the ideas about what is right or wrong
(B) crime and western cultures
(C) values and life style
(D) greed appealing games
(E) a taste of violence

8. “It affects customs and culture, others say”. (paragraph 3)

The italic word means _________.

(A) alters
(B) causes
(C) changes
(D) modifies
(E) influences

9. The type of the text is _________.

(A) descriptive
(B) narrative
(C) report
(D) recount
(E) procedure


Years ago young children used to say they wanted to become train drivers or bus drivers. Today, to some children say, ‘When I grow up I want to become an astronaut.’ And it is quite possible that some of these children will do just that. In few years we have made enormous progress towards living and working in space. Here are some important dates in the history of space travel.

1957 The Russians sent a rocket into space and Sputnik 1, the first satellite, was sent into orbit around the earth.

1961 Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space.

1969 The American put a man on the moon. NASA astronaut, Neil Armstrong, became the first man to walk on the moon.

1971 NASA launched Mariner 9. Five months later, it became the first space trip to orbit the planet Mars.

1973 Pioneer 10 was launched by the USA. The little spacecraft has already gone beyond the nine planets and passed out of the solar system. It will go into deep space beyond our galaxy. It will travel billions of miles and journey past distant stars to the farthest points in the universe.

1977 NASA launched Voyagers 1 and 2. These two spacecraft flew close by and photographed the four large outer planets of the solar system: Jupiter in 1979; Saturn in 1980-81; Uranus in 1986; and Neptune in 1989.

1982 NASA launched the space shuttle Columbia. This was the first manned spaceship to leave the Earth and returned so that it can be used again.

1990 Both the Soviets and the Americans plan to build huge space stations, which will orbit the earth. There are plans to continue to put a man on Mars.

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