Oleh M. Jamil

MIDTERM TEST
CENTER FOR LANGUAGE
UIN SUNAN KALIJAGA YOGYAKARTA
APRIL 2010

A.LISTENING COMPREHENSION

PART A.
Directions: You will hear questions in English. The questions will not be repeated. After you hear each question, read four possible answers in your test sheet and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen.
Now begin work on the questions!
Questions 1 – 5
1.So, what does your father do for a living?
(A)He lives in Yogyakarta
(B)His name is Muhammad
(C)He is a teacher
(D)He loves UIN SUKA very much

Kunci Jawabannya = A

2.How many………….are in your family?
(A)There are five people in my family
(B)My father has two brothers
(C)My sister is not married
(D)We are a harmonious family

Kunci Jawabannya = C

3.How………….. is your…………..?
(A)Since 1978
(B)She turned 10 in May
(C)They are seventeen
(D)She is a university student

Kunci Jawabannya = B

4.Where …………..?
(A)They are both lawyers
(B)They live in Yogyakarta
(C)They are from Kalimantan
(D)They love Arabic very much

Kunci Jawabannya = D

5.How many …………..?
(A)I am single
(B)I live with my brothers
(C)I have two sisters
(D)I study in Tarbiyah Department

Kunci Jawabannya = D

PART B
Directions: You will hear a narration in English. The narration will not be repeated. After you hear the narration, read the questions and four possible answers in your book and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen.
Now begin work on the questions!
Questions 6 – 10
6. Being on time is……………
(A)import
(B)importing
(C)important
(D)imported

Kunci Jawabannya = A

7. You should ….. 5 to 10 minutes early for meetings and appointments.
(A)attend
(B)alive
(C) arise
(D) arrive

Kunci Jawabannya = D

8. Arrive 5 to 10 minutes early for job ……..
(A)interviews
(B)interlined
(C)reviews
(D)internets

Kunci Jawabannya = B

9. What you respect when you arc on time?
(A)books of others
(B)others
(C)houses of others
(D)the time of others

Kunci Jawabannya = B

10. What will probably happen if you are late for an interview?
(A)it may be cancelled
(B)everybody will be happy
(C)you will be satisfied
(D)it may be rewarded

Kunci Jawabannya = E

B.STRUCTURE
Time: 25 minutes (including the reading of the directions). Now set your clock for 25 minutes.
Direction : Choose one best answer among the five options.

11. Assalamu’alaikum Faza, how’s everything?
A.Everything is mine
B.Wa’alaikumussalam, I am Digit
C.Wa’alaikumussalam, I am here
D.Wa’alaikumussalam, let us go
E.Wa’alaikumussalam, not bad. How are you?

Kunci Jawabannya = E

12. Tsaqif! Please tell me about UIN Sunan Kalijaga!
A.My Brother studies at UIN Sunan Kalijaga
B.I love UIN Sunan Kalijaga very much
C.The Rector of UIN (Prof. Dr. H. Amin Abdullah, M.A.) comes from East Java
D.Let us go to UIN now
E.UTN Sunan Kalijaga has seven faculties; it is located in Jl. Marsda Adisucipto.

Kunci Jawabannya = E

13. Tata : Ma’sum, who are the two girls over there?
Isa : Oh,…… names are Septiani and Zahro
A.her
B.your
C.hers
D.their
E.theirs

Kunci Jawabannya = D

14. Minan : Hi, Emma, This is Nadia. …. from South Kalimantan
A.She were
B.She has
C.She are
D.She is
E.She.

Kunci Jawabannya = D

15. Dawud : Where …….you study, Mita?
Mita : I study at Department of Psychology of Faculty of Social and Humanity
A.did
B.are
C.does
D.have
E.do

Kunci Jawabannya = E

16. Fithrah : Wulan, who is the man standing there?
Wulan : Oh,……name is Munif
A.their
B.his
C.he
D.her
E.your

Kunci Jawabannya = B

17. Andi : Ubaidah, what …..you do?
Ubaidah : I am a lecturer
A.are
B.did
C.do
D.your
E.he

Kunci Jawabannya = C

18. Fahrul : Nabil, what did you do last weekend ?
Nabil : Oh, I ……do anything special.
A.were not
B.don’t
C.wasn’t
D.am not
E.didn’t

Kunci Jawabannya = E

19. Khodijah : Diana, did you go somewhere yesterday ?
Diana : Yes, I went shopping and I ……. some clothes.
A.buy
B.buying
C.buys
D.am buying.
E.bought

Kunci Jawabannya = E

20. Arifin :
Mani : I went to Surabaya by bus.
A.How did you go to Surabaya ?
B.Why did you go to Surabaya ?
C.How do you go to Surabaya ?
D.What did you do in Surabaya ?
E.When, did you go?

Kunci Jawabannya = A

21. Ria Ari, where ….. you born ?
Ari I was born in Palembang.
A.are
B.was
C.is
D.were
E.do

Kunci Jawabannya = D

22. Ayu : Nita, how…….your last holiday ?
Angga : It was terrific. I and my family had a picnic.
A.is
B.were
C.was
D.did
E.do

Kunci Jawabannya = C

23. Allah…….Prophet Muhammad to spread Islam.
A.sending
B.to send
C.Send
D.was vent
E.sell

Kunci Jawabannya = E

24. Febri : I am a guide. I take people on tours around Indonesia.
Valent : That sounds …….
A.interested
B.interests
C.interest
D.of interest
E.interesting

Kunci Jawabannya = E

25. “Yes, it is a great and challenging job. I…….
A.hate it
B.curse it
C.leave it
D.hide it
E.love it

Kunci Jawabannya = E

26.I am……. and I have a part-time job, too.
A.students
B.a student
C.a students
D.the students
E.a study

Kunci Jawabannya = B

27. Shoff : How do you spend your day, Najib?
Najib : Well, on weekdays I get up around ten…….the paper for an hour
A.Then I read
B.But I read
C.Although I read
D.Otherwise I read
E.Otherwise I read

Kunci Jawabannya = A

28. Nabawi : ……
Tesda : I start work at three.
A.Where do you work?
B.What time do you finish your work?
C.How do you go to work?
D.Why do you go to work?
E.What time do you go to work?

Kunci Jawabannya = E

29. Beni : Do women usually work after
Anisah : No, a lot of women stay home and take care of their families. But some work.
A.get they married?
B.married they get?
C.get they married?
D.married get they?
E.they get married?

Kunci Jawabannya = A

30. ……gets married before the age of 20.
A.Mary women
B.A lot of men
C.Most of Indonesians
D.No one
E.Some Europeans

Kunci Jawabannya = D

31. Susi and Sara …… the concert next week.
A.will see
B.saw
C.have seen
D.see
E.will sees

Kunci Jawabannya = A

32. The Quran is the literal word of God, which He ….. His Prophet Muhammad through the Angel Gabriel.
A.reveals to
B.reveals to
C.revealed to
D.revealing to
E.will reveal to

Kunci Jawabannya = C

33. I am going to the meeting and …..
A.so does Dave
B.so goes Dave
C.so is Dave
D.Dave is so
E.too is David

Kunci Jawabannya = C

34. ….. that there is no God but Allah SWT, they surrender to Him Alone.
A.Muslims was believing
B.Muslims believing
C.Muslims believe
D.Muslims belief
E.Muslims are believe

Kunci Jawabannya = C

35. My mother is the woman whom I love very much in my life,…….
A.I have a dream
B.We love English
C.He is great
D.They are happy
E.She is my superhero

Kunci Jawabannya = E

36. The town…….is not so big, but tidy, beautiful, and clean.
A.that I from
B.from which I am
C.whose I am from
D.from where I am
E.where I am from

Kunci Jawabannya = E

37. Pusat Bahasa UIN (UIN’s Center for Language) has three thousand students each semester.
A.It is a wonderful day
B.I am a student of UIN
C.UIN applies Quality Assurance
D.It’s a big number
E.E. It’s nice to be a student

Kunci Jawabannya = D

38. The religion………….that there is no god but Allah SWT is Islam.
A.teaches
B.teaching
C.is teaching
D.who teaches
E.whom teaches

Kunci Jawabannya = A

39. Muslims, the people who follow the religion of Islam, pray in a Holy place …………..the Masjid.
A. calls
B. is calling
C. calling
D. call
E. called

Kunci Jawabannya = E

40. UIN Sunan Kalijaga …… for the past flew years. There tire new buildings now. Sonic general disciplines are also available in the university.
A.Changes
B.Has changed
C.Is changing
D.Was changed
E.Changed

Kunci Jawabannya = B

READING COMPREHENSION
Time: 25 minutes (including the reading of the directions). Now set your clock for 25 minutes.
Direction: In this section you will read several passages. Each one is followed by several questions about it, you are to choose the one best answer, (A), (B), (C), (D) or (E), to each question. Then on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen.

Questions 41-50.
The word Islam comes from the Arabic word that means “surrender.” Therefore the religion Islam means “submission to Allah”. The way to submit to Allah is through worshipping Him, obeying Him, following the rules in the Qur’an, and trying to follow the life of the prophet Muhammad.
People who follow this religion are called Muslims. They believe in only one God, That God is called Allah, which is the Arabic phrase for “the (only) God”. Muslims read a holy book called the Qur’an. Muslims also look at the Sunnah and Hadith as important guides to understand. Muhammad was the last messenger of God who spread Islam in ancient Arabia in the 7th century. Like two other religions today, Judaism and Christianity Islam is thought to be an Abrahamic religion, because the three religions are believed to have been started by Abraham. In all three religions, Abraham is one of God’s earliest messengers. Islam is now the second largest religion in the world with about one and a half billion followers.

41. The word Islam which means “surrender” derives from……
A. Sanskrit word
B. Persian word
C. French word
D. Greek word
E. Arabic word

Kunci Jawabannya = E

42. What is the author’s main point in the first paragraph?
A.The meaning of Holy Qur’an
B.The meaning of Islam
C.The religion embraced by Arabians.
D.The Arabic Word
E.Prophet Muhammad

Kunci Jawabannya = B

43. Which of the following is NOT mentioned as the way to submit to Allah?
A.By following the life of the prophet Muhammad.
B.By obeying Him
C.By worshipping Him
D.By following the rules in the Qur’an
E.By doing harm to others.

Kunci Jawabannya = E

44. The word “rules” in line 3 is closest in meaning to
A.Commands
B.Confessions
C.C. revelations
D.D. understandings
E.Memories

Kunci Jawabannya = A

45. The phrase “this religion” in line 4 refers to…..
A.Holy Qur’an
B.Islam
C.Allah SWT The only God.
D.D. All are wrong
E.Submission to Allah SWT.

Kunci Jawabannya = B

46. What can be inferred about Allah SWT described in the second paragraph?
A.He is the Most Compassionate and the Most Merciful
B.He is All-Seeing and All-Hearing
C.There is no God but Allah SWT.
D.Allah S WT is the Creator of universe.
E.All sent Muhammad to all humankinds.

Kunci Jawabannya = C

47. According to the passage, besides Holy Qur’an sent by Allah to Prophet Muhammad, Sunnah and Hadith are
A.The guides for the Ancient Arabians
B.The sources of Islam
C.The heritage of Prophet Muhammad
D.The sayings of earliest apostles
E.The miracles from prophet Muhammad

Kunci Jawabannya = B

48. Where in the passage does the author mention the faith of Muslims?
A.Lines 1-2
B.Lines 4 -5
C.Lines 5-6
D.Lines 9-10
E.Line 3

Kunci Jawabannya = B

49. According to the passage, the followers of Islam now are…….
A.less than I billion people
B.one billion people
C.more than one billion people
D.a half billion people
E.small numbers of people

Kunci Jawabannya = C

50. Which of the following would be most probably discussed in the following passage?
A.The followers of Islam
B.The Abrahamic Religion
C.The Sunnah and Hadits
D.The ancient Arabia
E.The recognized religions

Kunci Jawabannya = A

Questions 51-55
One day Nasruddin Hoja borrowed a pot from his neighbor Ali. The next day he brought it back with another little pot inside. “That’s not mine,” said Ali. “Yes, it is,” said Nasruddin Hoja. “While your pot was staying with me, it had a baby.”
Some time later Nasruddin Hoja asked Ali to lend him a pot again. Ali agreed, hoping that he would once again receive two pots in return. However, days passed and Nasruddin Hoja had still not returned the pot. Finally Ali lost patience and went to demand his property. “I am sorry,” said Nasruddin Hoja. “I can’t give you back your pot, since it has died.” “Died!” screamed Ali, “how can a pot die?” “Well,” said Nasruddin Hoja, “you believed me when I told you that your pot had had a baby.”

51. Who was the owner of the pot?
A.Nasruddin Hoja
B.no body owns it.
C.the baby
D.Ali’s neighbor
E.Ali

Kunci Jawabannya = E

52. How many times did Nasruddin Hoja borrow the pot?
A.once
B.four times
C.three times
D.never
E.twice

Kunci Jawabannya = E

53. How many pots did he give back the first time?
A.none
B.one
C.two
D.three
E.four

Kunci Jawabannya = C

54. Why was the neighbor happy to lend his pot a second time?
A.He wanted to sell it.
B.He was a good neighbor.
C.He had lots of spare pots.
D.He needed money
E.He was greedy.

Kunci Jawabannya = E

55. How many pots did Nasruddin Hoja return the second time?
A.None
B.three
C.two
D.four
E.one

Kunci Jawabannya = A

56. What probably happened to the pot?
A.It died.
B.The neighbor took it back.
C.Nasruddin Hoja kept it.
D.The neighbor broke it.
E.Nas,-uddin sold it

Kunci Jawabannya = C

Questions 57-60.
Motivation is a desire to achieve a goal, combined with the energy to work towards that goal. Students who are motivated have a desire to undertake their study and complete the requirements of their course.
A motive is an impulse that causes a person to act. Motivation is an internal process that makes a person move toward a goal. Motivation, like intelligence, can’t be directly observed. Instead, motivation can only be inferred by noting a person’s behavior.
Being a motivated student doesn’t mean you are always excited or fully committed to your study, but it does mean you will complete the tasks set for you even when assignments or practical’s are difficult, or seem uninteresting.

57. Motivation is understood as ……
A.an energy
B.a goal
C.a person’s behavior
D.personal intention
E.a desire to achieve a goal

Kunci Jawabannya = E

58. The first paragraph discusses which of Me following?
A.The meaning of motivation
B.The factors of motivation.
C.a person’s behavior
D.Students’ motivation
E.The requirements of the course.

Kunci Jawabannya = A

59. The best title of the passage is……………
A.Achieving a goal
B.Motivation
C.An impulse
D.Intelligence
E.The Desire

Kunci Jawabannya = B

60. The word “it” (It does not mean you will complete the tasks) in line 8 refers to …………
A.the students
B.the tasks
C.difficult assignments
D.uninteresting tasks
E.being a motivated student

Kunci Jawabannya = E

GOOD LUCK!!!

Sumber:
…….….., 2010, Kisi-Kisi Soal Bahasa Inggris Ujian Tengah Semester, Pusat Bahasa Universitas Islam Negeri Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta.

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