Soal Ebtanas English SMA 1986

Mother warned her ... the newly painted wall.
A.   not touche
B.   not to touc
C.   do not touc
D.   not touchin
E.   not touch

I ... the street when it began to rain.
A.   am walking down
B.   have walked down
C.   have been walking down
D.   was walking down
E.   would walk down

"When do you plan to get married?" "After ... school".
A.   I finish
B.   I finished
C.   I am finishing
D.   I had finished
E.   I have been finished

"I'm sure he will be successful in his job."
"Yes   "
A.   if he should work hard enough
B.   if he works hard enoug
C.   if he worked hard enough 
D.   if he work hard enough
E.   if he had worked hard enough

"... he would have been eaten half of the cake."
A.   If he is hungry
B.   Were he hungry
C.   If only he was hungry
D.   Had he been hungry
E.   If he would be hungry

The batik dress mother gave me is old, its colour has faded. Its refers to ...
A.   mother
B.   batik 
C.   dress 
D.   colour
E.   me

Which of the following statement is corrects?
" ..."
"Yes; sometimes I do"
A.   Do you see ever my uncle? B.   Do you ever see my uncle?
C.   Ever do you see my uncle?
D.   Do ever see you my uncle? E.   Do see ever you my uncle?

"I could have asked somebody else to carry that box"
means ...
A.   "I carried the box"
B.   "Somebody else carried the box"
C.   "I asked someone to carry the box"
D.   "I would ask someone to carry the box
E.   "I didn't want to carry the box"

I’m planning to go to a party tonight, but it's raining very hard now. I wish ...
A.   it stops
B.   it will stop
C.   it would stop
D.   it has stopped
E.   it had stopped

Your sister always gets up late on Sundays, ...?
A.   isn't it B.   will she C.   does it
D.   should she
E.   doesn't she

... a new language can be very interesting. 
A.   Learn
B.   Learned
C.   Learning
D.   To learning
E.   In learning

She went to the blackboard as if she knew how to solve the problem. The underlined words mean ...
A.   She actually couldn't solve the problem
B.   She ought to know how to solve the problem C.   she definitely knew how to solve the problem D.   She should know how to solve the problem
E.   she succeeded in solving the problem

"What did he promised you?" "... if he wins the lottery"
A.   He treats me
B.   I treat him
C.   To treat me
D.   He should treat me
E.   That he treats me

"Having  covered  the  typewriter,  she  turned  the  light off" means ...
A.   "While   turning   off   th light,   sh covered   the typewriter"
B.   "She  turned  the  light  off  when  she  covered  the typewriter"
C.   She  covered  the  typewriter,  then  she  turned  the
light off
D.   She  turned  the  light  off  as  she  was  covering  the typewriter"
E.   "Since she had turned the light off, she covered the typewriter"

These shoes old, ... comfortable. 
A.   yet
B.   nor
C.   while
D.   quite
E.   whereas

" ..."
"Neither does she"
A.   I also sew my own clothes
B.   She cannot sew her own clothes
C.   Nor do I sew my own clothes
D.   I don't sew my own clothes
E.   E Does she sew her own clothes?

"... a pity we missed the program." 
A.   Being
B.   It is
C.   That is 
D.   There is 
E.   What is

The teacher has the children ... to the passage twice. A.   listen
B.   listened
C.   listening- D.   to listen
E.   have listened

"Mahmud  had  the  oil  of  his  car  changed  yesterday"
means ...
A.   "He changed the oil of his car"
B.   "He had to change the oil of his car" 
C.   "Someone changed the oil of his car"
D.   "He would have changed the oil of his car"
E.   "Someone asked Mahmud to changed the oil of his car"

My   neighbour   is    well   ...   an very   successful
A.   educate
B.   educatio
C.   educatin
D.   educate
E.   educative

"I'm sorry for ... you all this trouble, A.   doing
B.   making
C.   causing
D.   creating
E.   disturbing

The disappointed man jumped out of the window and
committed ... 
A.   suicid
B.   murder 
C.   death
D.   crime
E.   sin

He started to make a living right after the death of his father. The underlined word mean ...
A.   to work hard
B.   to stay alive
C.   to get married
D.   to earn money
E.   to look for a house

He was helped by a very attractivenurse. The underlined word mean ...
A.   nice
B.   thoughtful
C.   modest D.   friendly E.   pretty

''The boys have been told the good news" Mean ... 
A.   The good news was .told to the boys
B.   Somebody has told the boys the good news
C.   The good news has been told by the boys
D.   The boys have told the good news '
E.   The good news about the boys has been told

"Is the new edition of this book already available?
A.   it is printing
B.   it has printed
C.   it is being printed 
D.   it has been printed 
E.   it was printed

The police ... for the robber for two years before they caught him.
A.   had been looking
B.   have been looking C.   were being looked D.   had to be looked
E.   were looked

"Why were her eyes red?" "Because ...".
A.   she cries
B.   she is crying
C.   she had been crying 
D.   she has been crying 
E.   she has cried

"If I had come earlier, I could have met Bob in person" means ...
        A.   "I came very early, so that I could meet Bob in person"
B.   I came late, so I could not meet Bob in person
C.   "Although I came early, I could not meet Bob in person"
      D.   "I did not come late, nevertheless, I could not meet
Bob in person"
     E.   I came early, therefore I could not meet Bob in person"

His name is Paul, isn't ...
A.   he
B.   his
C.   that 
D.   so 
E.   it

"He must have been seen me eat the fish" means ...
A.   I must eat the fish
B.   He must see me eat the fish
C.   I'm sure that he saw me eat the fish
D.   He could see me eat the fish
E.   I conclude that he saw me eat the fish

She missed the train. She ... earlier.
A.   should leave
B.   must leave
C.   must have left
D.   should have left
E.   should be leaving

"I am sorry I don't know the answer, but I really wish I
A.   know
B.   knew
C.   have known
D.   will know
E.   had known

"If only his son had studied harder" means ... 
A.   His son did not study harder
B.   His son had studied harder
C.   His son has studied harder
D.   His son will not study harder
E.   His son never studies harder

The dishes we had for lunch were all delicious ...
A.   didn't they
B.   hadn't they
C.   were they
D.   had they
E.   weren't they

At new year's eve ... continued until early in the morning.
A.   to sing and to dance
B.   they sing and dance 
C.   singing and dancin
D.   song and dance
E.   they're singing and dancing

I was interested in ... more about your work
A.   learn
B.   learning
C.   learned
D.   learning
E.   to learning

He knows only a little English, ... he is to do good business.
A.   unless
B.   moreover
C.   since
D.   but
E.   therefore

... a sharp axe, he cut down the tree easily. 
A.   Using
B.   To used
C.   To using
D.   Have used
E.   To have used

" ... very kind of you to help me". 
A. This is
B. There is
C. It
D. That
E. There

"What did he promised you?
(1)  If he would be early
(2)  If he will be early
(3)  Whether he is early
(4)  That he would be early

"He was charged Rp 5000,00,- for that book" means ... 
(1)  "the book cost Rp 5000,00,-"
(2)  "He had to pay Rp 5000,00,-"
(3)  The bookstore had him pay Rp 5000,00,-
(4)  "He was paid Rp 5000,00,-"

"When the farmers were working in the field, they found an ancient tool. Means ...
(1)  "The farmers worked in the field; then they found the tool"
(2)  "Before the farmers worked in the field, they found
the tool"
(3)  "The farmers found the tool after they had worked in the field"
(4)  "At the time the farmers were working, they found the tool"

"Where did he go first?"
(1)  He went to the post office first 
(2)  He first went to the post offic
(3)  First he went to the post offic
 (4)  He went to the first post office

"Mother rarely goes to the movies, does she?" means
(1)  "She hates movies"
(2)  "She doesn't enjoy movies" (3)  "She dislikes movies"
(4)  "She often goes to the movies"

"I stopped seeing my girl-friend last week" means ..
(1)  "I don't see her anymore"
(2)  "I won't see my girl-friend" 
(3)  "I decided not to see her"
(4)  "I haven't seen her since last week"

... what birthday present to buy for my mother, I asked for my friend's help.
(1)  Not knowing
(2)  Without knowin
(3)  As I did not kno
(4)  Not know

"Indonesia is said to be an agricultural country" means
(1)  "It is said that Indonesia is an agricultural country" 
(2)  "They   say   that   Indonesia   is   an   agricultural
(3)  "It   is   know that   Indonesia   is   an   agricultural country"
(4)  People   say   that   Indonesia   is   an   agricultural country"

The student whom I have been introduced to is one of the best athletes in Indonesia. Whom refers to ...
(1)  one of the best athletes
(2)  Indonesia
(3)  the student
(4)  the best athletes

My uncle's business is expanding.
The underlined word means ... 
(1)  changing
(2)  increasing in size
(3)  moving
(4)  growing