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Kelas : XII-IPA

In this modern era, there are still some parents who are reluctant about sending their daughters to co- llege. The narrow attitude shown to women’s education is largely due to the traditional role of women in society. A women is expected to be a wife and a mother. Most parents believe that if their daughter gets married and chooses to be a housewife, then the higher education will be a waste, however, an educated women is not only a better wife but also contributes something to the society.
                Now a days, more and more women are succesfullly combining their career and marriage. Educated women are richer both emotionally and financially. They are able to find an outlet fot their monotonous drudgery of their housekeeping. They bring more satisfaction and contentment to their lives. Depriving girls of higher education is crass discrimination. Times have changed; modern society needs the talents of its people regardless of gender. Today, women work alongside men. In fact, in the last few decades, women have made outstanding contributions to society.
                Women should be given the freedom to be educated whether or not they get married or go to work after finishing their education, because it is only through education that a women will find herself useful and discover what she wants in life. A women who works is not an insult to her husband. Conversely, her husband should feel proud of her achievements since marriage is actually an equal partnership.
                Therefore, parents should not think that girls should receive less education just because they will get married one day.
Answer the questions!
1. What makes parents reluctant to send their daughters?
a. they think education will be a weste
b. more women are successful in their career
c. it is a waste for women to go to college
d. traditional roles of women in society do not need high education
2. What is the main purpose of the text?
a. to put forward a point of view or argument about higher education for women
b. to tell the parents in this modern era about how to educate their daughters
c. to persuade readers what should and should not do about education
d. to explain to readers about how to give education for their daughters
e. to describe the fact about how some parents educate their daughter
3. Modern society needs….?
a. educated career women
b. married women
c. educated women
d. good hausewive and mothers
e. talented people regardless gender
4. “In fact, in the last few decades, women have made outstanding contributions to society.” (paragraph 3).
The synonym of the underlined word is…..
a. main
b. major
c. ordinary
d. welknown
e. remarkable.
5. Indicating the passive voice sentence are in..?
a. believe
b. discrimination
c. expected
d. husband
e. actually

Narasumber : buku UN tahun 2008/2009 hal 45. Prediksi tahun 2012 .

1.       Answer : A
Elucidation : paragraf pertama kalimat keempat “ Most parents believe that if their daughter gets married and chooses to be a wife, then the highar education will be a waste”

2.       Answer : A
Elucidation : semua paragraf membicarakan pentingnya pendidikan tinggi bagi kaum wanita

3.       Answer : E
Elucidation : paragraf ketiga kalimat kedua “times have changed; modern society  need the talents of its people regardless of gender”

4.       Answer : E
Elucidation : persamaan kata ’outstanding’ adalah “remarkable”

5.       Answer : C
Elucidation : paragraf pertama kalimat ke tiga

Narrative text:
The Wolf and The Goat

A wolf saw a goat grazing at the edge of a high cliff. The wolf smacked his lips at the thought of a fine goat dinner.“My dear friend,” said the wolf in his sweetest voice, “aren’t you afraid you will fall down from that cliff? Come down here and graze on this fine grass beside me on safe, level ground.”
“No, thank you,” said the goat.
“Well then,” said the wolf, “aren’t you cold up there in the wind? You would be warmer grazing
down here beside me in this sheltered area.”
“No, thank you,” said the goat.
“But the grass tastes better down here!” said the exasperated wolf, “Why dine alone?”
“My dear wolf,” the goat finally said, “are you quite sure that it is my dinner you are worrying
about and not your own?”

1.) What did the wolf ask when he saw the goat grazing at the edge of a high cliff?
A. To be his friend.
B. To graze on the level ground.
C. To climb up higher.
D. To be his dinner.

2.) “Aren’t you cold up there in the wind?”
The word ‘there’ refers to …
A. a high cliff
B. sheltered area
C. grass
D. ground

3.) What can we learn from the story above?
A. Don’t look down other creatures.
B. Don’t easily believe in well behaved creatures.
C. Don’t judge others by their appearance.
D. Don’t easily beat other creatures.

4.) From the story we know …
A. the goat was very hungry
B. the wolf was a helpful animal
C. the wolf was eager to eat the goat
D. the goat was going to fight with the wolf
5.) How many characters are there in the story?
A. 2                 C. 6
B. 5                  D. 3

1.      Pembahasan: Lihat paragraph 2. Intinya, serigala berkata kepada kambing: turunlah ke sini dan merumput di bawah sini.
Jawab: B
2.     Pembahasan: kata “there” maksudnya adalah “a high cliff”.
Jawab: A
3.    Pembahasan: Dari kisah dalam teks tersebut, kita bisa mengambil pelajaran jangan mudah percaya pada makhluk yang seolah-olah baik perilakunya.
Jawab: B
4.   Pembahasan: Lihat kalimat di paragraph 1: The wolf smacked his lips at the thought of a fine goat dinner… Jadi serigala sebenarnya ingin memakan kambing.
Jawab: C
5.   Pembahasan: Wolf and Goat

Jawab: A

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