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This text is for questions 16 and 17

We are announcing today that we are bring-ing the Milestone and Ever Green brands even closer together. Effective as of Decem-ber 5, 2005, our official name will be:


The substitution of “West” in our name -replacing “California”- is the result of an agreement we reached with California Gar-dening Association, following a protest over the original use of “California” in our name. We hope this does not create any confusion among our loyal consumers. While this represents a change from our initial name introduction, it does not change the quality of products we offer to our consumers.

16. UN-SMA-06-16

Which of the following statements is TRUE according to the text?

(A) The corporate offices were protested (B) The loyal consumers created an official

name for the company.

(C) There was a conflict between Green Miles West and Milestone

(D) The quality of products will be different from the former products.

(E) The name “Green Miles West” will be effective as of December 5, 2005.

17. UN-SMA-06-17

“… it does not change the quality of the products we offer ...” (Paragraph 4). The underlined word means ... (A) take

(B) lose erase (C) alter (D) erase (E) throw

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This text is for questions number 18

18. UN-SMA-06-18

From the table above we can conclude that... shows are mostly watched by children. (A) quiz

(B) news (C) talk (D) cinema (E) cartoon

Cinema Quiz Cartoon News

1. Teenager 2. Adult 3. Children

50 % 10 % 0 %

20 % 30 % 20%

20 % 10 % 80 %


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This text is for questions 19 to 22

University of Cambridge

Do you plan to study abroad? Don‟t hesitate. Welcome to Cambridge University. Cambridge University, an institution of higher education, is the second oldest uni-versity in Great Britain after the Uniuni-versity of Oxford. It is located in the city of Cam-bridge.

The University of Cambridge is a system

of faculties, departments, and 31 independ-ent colleges. You know, although the colleges and the university per se are separate corpo-rations, all are parts of an integrated educa-tional entity. The university examines candi-dates for degrees during their residencies and at the conclusion of their studies. The col-leges provide their students with lodgings and meals, assign tutors, and offer social, cultural, and athletic activities. Every student at the University of Cambridge is a member of a college.

Let‟s see its academic year. The academic year is divided into three terms of approxi-mately eight weeks each: Michaelmas (autumn), Lent (late winter), and Easter (spring). Students required to study under supervisor are usually members of the col-lege‟s faculties who maintain close relation-ships with small groups of students in their charge and assist them in preparing for uni-versity exams.

19. UN-SMA-06-19

The author‟s purpose of writing the text is ...

(A) to review a particular education system (B) to commemorate a particular college (C) to define a particular academic year (D) to explain a particular way to study (E) to describe a particular institution

20. UN-SMA-06-20

Which of the following statements is TRUE?

(A) The academic year is held in four sea-sons in a year.

(B) Students in colleges are not members of the university

(C) Students must not be in their residence during the terms.

(D) The students of Cambridge University have holidays in summer.

(E) University of Oxford is younger than University of Cambridge

21. UN-SMA-06-21

The second paragraph tells the readers about ...

(A) an integrated educational entity. (B) social activities in the university. (C) the system in Cambridge University. (D) the examination for candidates‟ degrees. (E) the criteria for the membership of the


22. UN-SMA-06-22

“The colleges provide their students with lodgings and meals, assign tutors and of-fer ...” (Paragraph 2).

The underlined word means ...

(A) dormitories used for studying in groups (B) places offered for doing some business (C) spaces needed for discussion


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This text is for questions 23 to 26

The Hen with the Silver Eggs

One day, in an Arabian city, a woman went to the market and bought a beautiful L™ A few days later to her surprise the hen she bought laid a silver egg. If the hen could only be persuaded to lay more than one egg each day, the woman was sure she would never have to work again.

So the woman decided to make the hen eat more, so that it could lay more eggs. But the only result was that the hen died of indi-gestion and did not lay more eggs at all.

23. UN-SMA-06-23

Paragraph 3 mostly discusses about ... (A) the hen‟s eggs

The underlined word means .... (A) commanded We call it the polar bear because it lives in-side the Arctic Circle near the North Pole. There are no polar bears at the South Pole. The polar bears live at the North Pole. There is only snow, ice, and water. There is not any land.

These bears are three meters long, and

weigh 450 kilos. They can stand up on their back legs because they have very wide feet. They can use their front legs like arms. The polar bears can swim very well. They can swim 120 kilometers out into the water. They catch fish and sea animals for food. They go into the sea when they are afraid. People like to kill the polar bears for their beautiful white coats. The govern-ments of Canada, the United States, and Russia say that no one can kill polar bears now. They do not want all of these beauti-ful animals to die.

27. UN-SMA-06-27

What does the passage mainly discuss? (A) The size of polar bears.

(B) Where polar bears live (C) The habitat of polar bears. (D) Why people hunt polar bears. (E) A brief description of polar bears.



29. UN-SMA-06-29

Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE about a polar bear?

(E) A polar bear can swim 120 kilometers out into the water.

30. UN-SMA-06-30

A polar be; goes into the sea when it is afraid. The underlined word is closest ii meaning to ...

Mia : My mother was angry because I came home late last night.

Tia : Don‟t be sad.

You‟d better ask for her apology and admit that you‟ve done a mistake. From the dialogue we know that Tia gives ... to Mia.



Meity : Have you finished writing the


The underlined expression is used to ex-press ...

Andi : It seems that you enjoy listening to „dangdut‟ music.

From the underlined words we know that it is ... for the government to improve the

Willy : This cake is very delicious. Did you make it yourself ?



Brenda : The road is too busy and the

vehicles are running so fast.

Auntie : ...

(A) Mind your step

(B) Beware of pick pockets (C) Take care of the vehicles

(D) Whatever you do, do it carefully (E) Be careful when crossing the road


Tsunamis wash ashore often with disastrous effect such as severe flooding, loss of lives due to drowning and damage to property. The synonym of the underlined word is ... (A) destructive

(B) suspicious (C) sufficient (D) harmless (E) ultimate


Some drugs taken in large quantities cause permanent brain damage.

The opposite of the underlined word is ... (A) lasting

(B) forever (C) restricted (D) unlimited (E) temporary


“It‟s 12 now. The workers will be dismissed for lunch.”

The antonym of the underlined word is ... (A) gathered

(B) rejected (C) admitted (D) executed (E) terminated


His dry cleaning business is flourishing; he has opened two more branches this year. The underlined word means to be ...

(A) luxurious (D) productive

(B) plentiful (E).successful

(C) beneficial


A tsunami is a very large sea wave that is ... by a disturbance along the ocean-1 floor.

(A) composed (D) influenced

(B) mobilized (E) appreciated