Soal Teks Descriptive Bahasa Inggris SMP Plus Pembahasan

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Teks  descriptive merupakan teks untuk menggambarkan seseorang, sesuatu, suatu tempat, atau binatang secara spesifik atau khusus. Seringkali penggambaran teks ini dengan visualisasi gambar.

Struktur dalam teks descriptive dibagi menjadi dua bagian yaitu

        — Identification, berisikan pengenalan subjek atau hal- hal yang ingin dideskripsikan.
        — Description, lebih menginformasikan ciri- ciri subjek yang sudah dikenalkan terlebih dahulu,               misalkan  sifatnya, perilaku, tampilan fisik, fitur- fiturnya, kualitas, dsb.

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Adapun ciri- ciri kebahasaan yang terdapat dalam teks ini, antara lain:

  1. Noun yang spesifik, misalkan my cat, school,mother, dll
  2. Penggunaan simple present tense
  3. Detailed noun phrase misalnya  a cute cat, a big large wooden house
  4. Beragam jenis adjective atau kata sifat
  5. Relational process, yaitu menggunakan kata kerja yang dapat menggambarkan keadaan participant, dan atau mengisyaratkan kepemilikan misalnya My house has four bathrooms.
  6. Figurative language, biasanya menggunakan bahasa yang bersifat figurative seperti simile atau metapor sebagai cara untuk membandingkan.
Untuk lebih jelasnya, berikut ini contoh teks descriptive

Contoh 
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My Toy

Identification
       I have a toy. It is a doll, a bear doll, and I call it Teddy. 

Description
       Teddy bear is an American origin. My dad bought it a present for my tenth birth day anniversary last year. The doll is small, fluffy and cute. It has got thick brown fur. When I cuddle it, the fur feels soft. Because my Teddy bear is a doll, I don’t need to feed it. I wash it at the laundry at least once a month. Every night Teddy accompanies me sleeping. When I am at school. teddy stays in my bed. Teddy Bear is really nice, adorable, and charming toy. I love Teddy Bear very much.

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Selanjutnya kita beranjak ke Soal teks descriptive ya. Soal terdiri dari 20 soal lengkap dengan jawabannya. Jawaban terdapat dalam spoiler yang bisa dibuka tuup dengan mudah. Nah, untuk pembahasannya sudah saya sediakan tautan link pada halaman berikutnya agar tidak terlalu panjang postingan ini.
Oke, langsung saja berikut Soal- soal descriptive text bahasa Inggris SMP.
  

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Text 1
Semarang is the capital city of Central Java, Indonesia. It is famous for the numerous historical places. Tugu Muda monument is one such important place in Semarang which deserves to be mentioned. This place is indeed a must see for all those who come to visit the place. 
Tugu Muda monument is a very important place in Semarang and people visiting Semarang flock to Tugu Muda to catch a glimpse of this fascinating place. This place is one of the most fascinating places here and one cannot simply afford to miss the place. Tugu Muda is located westward of the Simpang Lima which is one of the 5 streets crossing Simpang Lima. This is located at the heart of Semarang city. Tugu Muda monument is the Youth Monument instituted to commemorate the heroic fight for independence. It is a very important tourist destination in Semarang.
Tugu Muda is a very important place and there are numerous buildings around Tugu Muda which are actually landmarks in their own rights. The most important one among the famous buildings is the Lawang Sewu or Thousand Windows and the name derives itself from the fact that the place has many windows. The buildings were used as the Japanese Army’s headquarter. 
1.  What is the aim of the text?
A.  to tell about an interesting place in Semarang
B.  to describe Tugu Muda Monument
C.  to amuse the readers about historical place in Semarang
D.  to explain the history of Tugu Muda monument
2.  The text tells us about ….
A.  tourist attraction in Semarang
B.  Tugu Muda as historical monument
C.  heroic fight for independence
D.  important tourist destination in Semarang
3.  Where is the location of Tugu Muda?
A. Simpang Lima Semarang
B. Near Simpang Lima
C. Northward of the Simpang Lima
D. Westward of the Simpang Lima
4.  What is the main idea of the first paragraph?
A. Semarang is the capital city of Central Java, Indonesia in which it is famous for the numerous historical places.
B. Tugu Muda is the Youth Monument instituted to commemorate the heroic fight for independence.
C. Tugu Muda is one such important place in Semarang which deserves to be mentioned.
D. People come to visit Tugu Muda since it is a very important tourist destination
5. “It is a very important tourist destination in Semarang” (Paragraph 2). What does the underlined word refer to?
A. Simpang Lima
B. Semarang City
C. Lawang Sewu
D. Tugu Muda

Text 2
Paris is the capital of France and the country’s largest city. It is situated in the river Seine, in Northwest France, at the heart of the Ile-de-France region. The city of Paris has an estimated population of 2.167.994 (Jan, 2006) but the metropolitan areas has a population of nearly 12 million, and it is one of the most populated metropolitan areas in Europe.
Today it is one of the world’s leading business and cultural centers, and its influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science and arts make it one of the major global cities, it is estimated, the Paris urban areas are fifth in the world’s list by GDP.
Paris is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with 45 million tourists every year in the Paris region, 60% of whom are foreign visitors. There are a lot of iconic landmarks among its many attractions, along with world-famous institutions and popular parks.

6. What does the text tell us about?
A. Paris is the city situated in the river Seine
B. Paris as the one of the leading world’s business an cultural centers
C. One of the most populated metropolitan areas in Europe.
D. Paris, the capital city of France.

7. Which is NOT TRUE about Paris?
A. It is one of the most populated metropolitan areas in Europe
B. It is popular for tourist destination
C. It it is one of the world’s leading business and cultural centers
D. It is located in the Southwest of France
8. “…It is situated in the river Seine, in Northwest France, at the heart of the…”
What does “it” refer to?
A. The largest city.
B.     France.
C. The metropolitan area.
D.    Paris.

Text 3
The great temple of Borobudur is a stepped pyramid of unmortared andesite and basalt volcanic stone, standing 403 feet square and 105 feet high. This holy place lay abandoned and forgotten for more than 800 years after a devastating earthquake and an eruption of one of the four surrounding volcanoes caused its population to flee in 1006. Besides earthquakes and volcanoes, torrential rains, encroaching tropical vegetation, and time have all taken their toll.
9. It can be inferred from the passage the temple is in …
A. restoration
B. preservation
C. ruins
D. maintenance

10. This holy place lay abandoned and forgotten for more than 800 years.
The underlined word means …
A. unoccupied
B. maintained
C. disappointed
D. dissolved

Text 4
Gita Gutawa is a talented artist. Her father is a musician, Erwin Gutawa. Gita is a new favourite singer for teenagers. She is beautiful. Her cheek is chubby and her nose is pointed. Her skin is bright and her body is ideal. Many people like her because she is kind and friendly.
11. From the text we know that Gita Gutawa is …
A. a musician
B. a singer
C. an actress
D. a composer

12. Which one of the statements is NOT true about Gita Gutawa?
A. She is a favourite singer.
B. She is beautiful and friendly.
C. She wants to be a musician like her father
D. Erwin Gutawa is her father.

14. “Gita Gutawa is a talented artist.” 
What does the underlined word mean?
A. lazy
B. diligent
C. brilliant
D. huge

15. Her father is a musician, Erwin Gutawa. Gita is a new favorite singer for teenagers.” 
The underlined word refers to ….
A. Gita Gutawa
B. Erwin Gutawa
C. father
D. sister

Text 5
Bikes are very popular today in many countries. Many people use bikes for exercise. But exercise is only one reason why bikes are popular.
Another reason is money. Bikes are not expensive to buy. They do not need gas to make them go. They are also easy and cheap to fix. In cities, many people like bikes better than cars. By bikes, they never have to wait in traffic. They also do not have to find a place to park. Finally, bikes do not cause any pollution.
  
16. What is the main idea of the paragraph 1?
A. Bikes are very popular today in many countries
B. Many people like bikes better than cars
C. People have to wait in traffic
D. Bikes are cheap to buy

17. They do not need gas to make them go. The underlined word refers to …
A. cars
B. bikes
C. people
D. countries

Text 6
Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player the world has ever had. Although his career as a player is over, his fame will live on for many years to come.
Michael Jordan certainly looks like a star. He is tall, well-built and handsome, with friendly brown eyes and a wide grin. He always manages to look well-dressed, even in his casual clothes or smart suits.
His personality, too, is as outstanding as his playing ability. Michael is a very determined person. This has made him a successful basketball star. He has given lots of money and support to charities.
All in all, Michael Jordan is not only a great athlete, but also a warm, caring person. It is no wonder that so many boys have dreamed of growing up to be just like him.

18. What is the text about?
A. a physical appearance of Michael Jordan
B. Michael Jordan, a greatest basketball player
C. a career of Michael Jordan
D. a successful basketball star

19. The main idea of the first paragraph is …. 
A. Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player
B. He has good physical characteristic
C. Michael Jordan has great personality.
D. Everyone dreams to be Michael Jordan.

20. “He is tall, well-built and handsome” . The underlined word means …
A. great 
B. warm
C. sturdy
D. determined

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