Jumat, 26 Juni 2009

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Menulis Ejaan Yang Baik dan Benar

Section 2


25 Minute

This section is designed to measure your ability to recognize language that is appropriate for standard written English. There are two types of questions in this section, with special directions for each type.

Part A

Direction: In part A each problem consists of an incomplete sentence. Four word or phrases, marked (A), (B), (C), (D), are given beneath each sentence. You are to choose the one word or phrase that best completes the sentence. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the problem and mark your answer.

Example 1.

We got a lot of exercise during our holiday in the Swiss Alps………….skiing every day.

(A) to (C) in

(B) by (D) on

Sample answer: A “B” C D (the answer is B)

In English you should read, “ We got a lot of exercise during our holiday in the Swiss Alps by skiing every day.” Therefore, you should choose (B).

Example II.

Los Angeles never gets snowstorms and Honolulu……………

(A) is too (C) isn’t either

(B) does too (D) doesn’t either

The Answer is (D)

The sentence should read, “Los Angeles never gets snowstorms and Honolulu doesn’t either.” Therefore, you should choose (D).

Now try this asshole.

  1. While formerly a member of the sports club, Mr. Teeters………………tennis there regularly.

(A) is used to playing (C) used to play

(B) was used to play (D) used to playing

  1. Some scientists say it is essential that mankind………the amount of air pollution in big cities.

(A) reduce (C) be reduced

(B) reduced (D) will reduce

  1. Having arrived at the football stadium barely in time, ……….

    1. the two teams were just starting as we sat down.

    2. we reached our seats just as the game started.

    3. the officials had already blown the whistle for the game to start.

    4. the gatekeeper took our tickets as we passed.

  1. ……..the rhinoceros is carefully protected, it will soon go the way of other extinct species.

(A) If (C) As long as

(B) Therefore (D) Unless

  1. Most of the courses at the banquet were completely consumed, but there…………food still remaining.

(A) were few (C) were a few

(B) was little (D) was a little

  1. A person probably picks up any language most easily……….it is a child outside a classroom.

(A) learn (C) by learning

(B) to learn (D) for learning

  1. The boy’s father built them a large sandbox………..

(A) to play in (C) to play in there

(B) to play in it (D) in which to play in there

  1. This beach is usually closed………a rainy day.

(A) in (C) at

(B) on (D) while

  1. The movie was very boring and many people began to leave early. By the end, most people…………..

(A) had already left (C) were already left

(B) were already leaving (D) had already been leaving

  1. The little boy first took off one shoe and then took off…………

(A) other (C) the other

(B) another (D) each other

  1. That’s not the butcher we always buy our meat from; you’ve gone to…….one

(A) wrong (C) the wrong

(B) wrong (D) some wrong

  1. After years of great unhappiness in her life, Mrs. Palmer one day just seemed to go…………….

(A) mad (C) madder

(B) madly (D) madness

  1. The police are accusing this businessman of having his store………up so that he could collect the insurance.

(A) blow (C) blew

(B) blown (D) blowing

  1. Hardly ever………get a good job these days without a good education.

(A) people might (C) people can

(B) do people (D) have people

  1. The Joneses’ corn did very well this year, so at harvest time they gave us quite…………

(A) many of them (C) much of it

(B) a few of them (D) a lot of it

Part B

Direction : In questions 16-40 each sentence has four words or phrases underlined. The four underlined parts of the sentence are marked (A), (B), (C), (D). You are to identify the one underlined word or phrase that should be corrected or rewritten. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the problem and mark your answer.

Example I.

One of Mrs. Wilson’s (A)daughters (B)doesn’t play the piano as (C)skillful as the other one (D)does.

Answer is (C) , the underlined adjective skillful, would not be accepted in carefully written English. The adverb skillfully should be used instead. Therefore, the sentence should read: “One of Mrs. Wilson daughters doesn’t play piano as skillfully as the other one does.

Example II:

The woman (A)said she (B) had saw the robbery (C)take place (D)on the previous day.

Answer is (B). The form seen should be used after had. Therefore, the sentence should read, “The woman said she had seen the robbery take place on the previous day.” To answer the problem correctly, you would choose (B).

Try this bastard smart ass

  1. Nelson (A)could of won (B)the fight, with a little more (C)training and (D)a better manager.

  1. The cost of (A)fruits and vegetables (B)go up (C)and down partly (D)because of seasonal factors.

  1. Professor Watford (A)asked his students to explain (B)himself more (C)clearly than they (D)had so far done.

  1. It was on the second (A)days of our (B)camping trip (C)that the storm suddenly (D)struck and destroyed much or our equipment.

  1. (A)While in Los Angeles, visitors have the chance to (B)do many interesting things, (C)such as attending concerts and (D)seen Hollywood and Disneyland.

  1. (A)Pedestrians should (B)across this wide boulevard only (C)when they have (D)the green light.

  1. (A)Between Mt. Everest and Mt. Kilimanjaro, (B)the (C)former is the (D)highest.

  1. At the (A)busiest airports, flights are often (B)delayed (C)as result of (D)very heavy traffic.

  1. The policeman found (A)out the burglar hiding in the (B)basement of the (C)jewelry shop while the alarm was (D)still ringing.

  1. (A)It is commonly (B)understand that one kilogram (C)is equal (D)to about 2.2 pounds.

  1. Yugoslavia has been one nation (A)for many years, (B)even though it is composed (C)by people of several (D)different nationalities, languages and religions.

  1. (A)In sport, (B)as in war, the side with the greater (D)strength usually (D)win.

  1. (A)Lack of a certain chemical (B)in the blood of some people makes (C)it is impossible for bleeding to stop in the event of (D)an injury.

  1. (A)When (B)a country’s currency (C)is devalued, imports from abroad then (D)more cost.

  1. In (A)recent years, the (B)best-known Japanese firms (C)have managed to outperform (D)those of the majority of their foreign competitors.

  1. (A)Heart attacks and strokes can be (B)caused by clots that block arteries and (C)resulting in great damage (D)to the heart or brain.

  1. (A)The world War I (B)began (C)in 1914 after Archduke Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary (D)had been assassinated.

  1. Antarctica has (A)so cold temperatures that (B)no one is (C)able to live there (D)permanently.

  1. Human health and (A)the environment must (B)be protected, but many countries emphasize more the need (C)to economic (D)development.

  1. The decision to raise (A)or lower the (B)world price of oil is (C)very up to OPEC; it is really not (D)for other countries to make.

  1. The theory (A)behind foreign aid (B)is that richer countries have (C)an obligation to do something (D)to the poorer ones.

  1. American universities have been cutting (A)their costs (B)by (C)reducing the percentage of full-time teaching positions and increasing the part-time (D)one.

  1. Mrs. Carter and Mrs. Reagan (A)they became (B)well-known for their efforts to (C)deal with serious (D)social problems.

  1. The child received many (A)lovely gifts (B)on her birthday, probably more than (C)it was good (D)for her.

  1. Mrs. Lincoln was (A)sitting (B)besides the President when he was (C)shot (D)at Ford’s Theater in Washington in 1865.


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