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Ada 5 Part, yaitu Part A, B, C, D dan E.

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A. Numbers 1 – 10 contain complete and correct sentences. For each number, you are required to choose the most appropriate paraphrased sentence closest in meaning to the original one.

[Soal nomor 1 – 10 berisi kalimat yang telah lengkap dan benar. Untuk masing-masing nomor Anda diminta memilih parafrasa kalimat A, B, C, dan D yang paling dekat artinya dengan kalimat asal].

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Informasi Khusus

♥ Anda perlu mempunyai pemahaman grammar yang sangat baik untuk bisa mengerjakan soal bagian ini dengan benar.

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Contoh Soal

1. John decided to quit his job. 
   I turned in his report to the manager the other day.

   A. John, who I turned in his report to the manager the 
      other day, decided to quit his job.

   B. John, whose I turned in his report to the manager the 
      other day, decided to quit his job.

   C. John, whose report I turned in to the manager the 
      other day, decided to quit his job.

   D. John, whom I turned in his report to the manager the 
      other day, decided to quit his job.
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2. The snapping turtle is actually quite docile. 
   It is believed by many to be an aggressive animal.

   A. The snapping turtle, is believed by many to be an 
      aggressive animal, is actually quite docile.

   B. The snapping turtle, which is believed by many to be 
      an aggressive animal, which is actually quite docile.

   C. The snapping turtle, believed by many to be an aggressive 
      animal, is actually quite docile.

   D. The snapping turtle, which is believed by many to be an 
      aggressive animal, actually quite docile.
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3. Mango trees are densely covered with glossy leaves and bear 
   small fragrant flowers. 
   They grow rapidly and can attain heights of up to 90 feet. 

   A. Mango trees, which are densely covered with glossy leaves 
      and bear small fragrant flowers, they grow rapidly and 
      can attain heights of up to 90 feet.

   B. Mango trees, are densely covered with glossy leaves and 
      bear small fragrant flowers, they grow rapidly and can 
      attain heights of up to 90 feet.

   C. Mango trees, densely covered with glossy leaves and bear 
      small fragrant flowers, they grow rapidly and can attain 
      heights of up to 90 feet.

   D. Mango trees, which are densely covered with glossy leaves 
      and bear small fragrant flowers, grow rapidly and can 
      attain heights of up to 90 feet.
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4. The Dallas Theater Center presents plays in two buildings. 
   One of the buildings was designed by the internationally 
   renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.

   A. The Dallas Theater Center presents plays in two buildings, 
      one of the buildings was designed by the internationally 
      renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.

   B. The Dallas Theater Center presents plays in two buildings, 
      which was designed by the internationally renowned 
      architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.

   C. The Dallas Theater Center presents plays in two buildings, 
      one of which was designed by the internationally renowned 
      architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.

   D. The Dallas Theater Center presents plays in two buildings, 
      which one of the buildings was designed by the 
      internationally renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Kunci jawaban: Belum ada

Sumber:

http://jerryyr.blogspot.com/2011/08/latihan-soal-acept.html

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B. Numbers 11 – 20 contain incorrect sentences. The incorrect part of the sentence has been identified for you. You are required to find the correct option to replace the underlined part.

[Soal nomor 11 – 20 berisi kalimat yang ‘tidak berterima’. Bagian yang ‘tidak berterima’ atau ‘error’ pada masing-masing kalimat telah diberi tanda berupa garis bawah. Anda diminta mengganti bagian yang bergaris bawah dengan memilih opsi yang secara tepat mengganti bagian yang salah tersebut].

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Informasi Khusus

♥ Anda perlu mempunyai pemahaman grammar yang sangat baik untuk bisa mengerjakan soal bagian ini dengan benar.

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Contoh Soal

1. Marine Biology, the study of oceanic plants and animals 
   and their ecological relationships, has furthered 
   the efficiently development of fisheries.

   A. the efficient development of fisheries.
   B. the efficiently development of fisheries.
   C. the development efficient of fisheries.
   D. the development efficiently of fisheries.
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2. From birth, nightjar chicks solicit food by walking to 
   the front of an adult bird, reaching up, and 
   they peck at its bill.

   A. they pecking at its bill
   B. peck at its bill
   C. pecking at its bill
   D. at its bill they peck
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3. Canada having a bicameral, or two-chamber, parliament.

   A. Canada has
   B. Having Canada
   C. Because Canada has
   D. That Canada is having
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4. In blank verse consisting each line of ten syllables, 
   five of which are accented.

   A. line consists of each
   B. consists of each line
   C. each line consists
   D. it consists of each line
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5. Tornados, powerful, destructive wind storms, occur most 
   often in the spring when hot winds rise over flat land 
   encounter heavy, cold air.

   A. which to rise
   B. that rising
   C. are rising
   D. rising

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Kunci jawaban: belum ada

Sumber:

http://jerryyr.blogspot.com/2011/08/latihan-soal-acept.html

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C. Numbers 21 – 30, Choose the most appropriate and correct sentence.

[Untuk soal nomor 21 – 30, pilihlah kalimat yang ‘benar’ atau sesuai dengan tatabahasa yang ‘berterima’ dalam bahasa Inggris].

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Informasi Khusus

Carilah perbedaan diantara keempat opsi jawaban, kemudian tentukan mana yang paling tepat. Carilah kesalahan ditinjau dari grammarnya (tenses, kalimat aktif/pasif, dll).

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Contoh Soal

1. A. Because what she said is insulting.
   B. She said is insulting.
   C. What she said is insulting.
   D. It is insulting because what she said
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2. A. Thyme, a fragrant garden herb, yields a medicinal oil 
      containing thymol.

   B. Thyme, a fragrant garden herb, yields a medicinal oil 
      contains thymol.

   C. Thyme, a fragrant garden herb, yielding a medicinal oil 
      contains thymol.

   D. Thyme, a fragrant garden herb, yielding a medicinal oil 
      containing thymol.
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3. A. Nutritionists considering goat milk to be rich, 
      nourishing, and readily digested.

   B. Nutritionists are considered goat milk to be rich, 
      nourishing, and readily digested.

   C. Nutritionists considered goat milk to be rich, 
      nourishing, and readily digested.

   D. Nutritionists to consider goat milk to be rich, 
      nourishing, and readily digested.
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4. A. A ray of light passing through the center of a thin lens 
      keeps its original direction.

   B. A ray of light passes through the center of a thin lens 
      keeps its original direction.

   C. A ray of light that passes through the center of a thin 
      lens keeping its original direction.

   D. A ray of light passing through the center of a thin lens 
      what keeps its original direction.
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5. A. Even though Indonesia consists of many islands.
   B. Indonesia is an archipelago, it consists of many islands.
   C. Indonesia consists of many islands it is an archipelago.
   D. Indonesia, an archipelago, consists of many islands.
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Kunci jawaban:1C,2A,3C,4A,5D

Sumber:

http://jerryyr.blogspot.com/2011/08/latihan-soal-acept.html

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21. A. The first scientist to recognize and use the power of the 
       lever was Archimedes.
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    B. The first scientist to recognized and used the power of 
       the lever was Archimedes.
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    C. The first scientist recognized and used the power of the 
       lever were Archimedes.
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    D. The first scientist recognizes and uses the power of the 
       lever was Archimedes.
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22. A. The most used system commonly of writing by and for blind 
       persons is Braille called.
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    B. The most commonly used system of writing by and for 
       persons blind is called Braille.
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    C. The most used system commonly of is writing by and for 
       persons blind is called Braille.
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    D. The most commonly used system of writing by and for blind 
       persons is called Braille.
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23. A. Although cholera is usually not life-threatening, 
       the symptoms produces it can extremely uncomfortable.
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    B. Although cholera is usually not life-threatening, 
       the symptoms it produces can be extreme uncomfortable.
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    C. Although cholera is usually not life-threatening, 
       the symptoms it produces can be extremely uncomfortable.
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    D. Although cholera is usually not life-threatening, 
       the symptoms produces it can be extremely uncomfortable.
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24. A. Although trade foreign was an important part of ancient 
       economies, it significance acquired new after 1500.
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    B. Although foreign trade was an important part of ancient 
       economies, it acquired new significance after 1500.
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    C. Although foreign trade was an important part of ancient 
       economies, it new significance which acquired after 1500.
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    D. Although trade foreign was an important part of ancient 
       economies, it acquired new significance after 1500.
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25. A. The Incas has conquered this vast territory in a single 
       century, and they ruled its people through a high 
       organized government.
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    B. The Incas had conquered this vast territory in a single 
       century, and they ruled their people through a high 
       organized government.
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    C. The Incas has conquered this territory vast in a single 
       century, and they ruled their people through a highly 
       organized government.
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    D. The Incas had conquered this vast territory in a single 
       century, and they ruled its people through a highly 
       organized government.
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26. A. Forests are one of the major resources that can be 
       renewed and improved.
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    B. Forests are one of the major resource that can be 
       renew and improve.
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    C. Forests are one of the major resources that can be 
       renewing and improving.
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    D. Forests are one of the major resource that can  
       renewed and improved.
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27. A. The subject which an artist selects for a painting 
       depend largely upon the time in which he is living.
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    B. The subject which an artist selected for a painting 
       depends largely upon the time in which he lives.
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    C. The subject which an artist selects for a painting 
       depends largely upon the time in which he lives.
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    D. The subject which an artist selected for a painting 
       depend largely upon the time in which he lived.
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28. A. Million of year ago the first forms of life on Earth 
       has grown in the sea.
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    B. Millions of years ago the first forms of life on Earth 
       growing in the sea.
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    C. Million of year ago the first forms of life on Earth 
       grew in the sea.
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    D. Millions of years ago the first forms of life on Earth 
       grew in the sea.
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29. A. For century, terrorism was an instrument of repression 
       by governments as well a tool to overthrows governments.
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    B. For centuries, terrorism was an instrument of repression 
       by governments as well as a tool to overthrow governments.
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    C. For centuries, terrorism was an instrument of repression 
       by governments as well and a tool to overthrow governments.
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    D. For century, terrorism was an instrument of repression by 
       governments as well as a tool to overthrowing governments.
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30. A. In about 10,000 BC, the first farmers prepared the earth 
       for planting, and since then cultivated vegetables have 
       been a major human diet.
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    B. In about 10,000 BC, the first farmers prepare the earth 
       for plant, and since then cultivating vegetables have 
       been a major the human diet.
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    C. In about 10,000 BC, the first farmers prepared the earth 
       for planted, and since then cultivated vegetables was a 
       major the human diet.
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    D. In about 10,000 BC, the first farmers prepare the earth 
       for planting, and since then cultivating vegetables was 
       a major the human diet.
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Kunci jawaban: belum ada

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D. Numbers 31 – 36 contain jumbled sentences. One of the sentences has been underlined. You are required to choose the next sentence which logically follows the underlined one.

[Soal nomor 31 – 36 berisi kalimat-kalimat yang tidak disusun dengan urutan yang logis. Kalimat pertama telah digarisbawahi. Anda diminta untuk memilih kalimat berikutnya yang secara logis mengikuti urutan kalimat yang digarisbawahi].

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Informasi khusus

Terlalu sulit untuk bisa dikerjakan. Akan lebih bijaksana apabila mengalokasikan waktumu untuk belajar pada bagian lain yang lebih mudah.

Hal ini karena kalimat-kalimat yang diacak-acak tersebut tidak mempunyai urutan logika yang jelas.

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Contoh Soal

Catatan: Untuk belajar, contoh soal ini disajikan lebih mudah dengan adanya kata-kata penunjuk urutan.

1. (1) An automated teller machine (ATM) is a convenient 
       miniature bank.
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   (2) In short, an ATM is a helpful machine which makes 
       people’s life more efficient.
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   (3) For example, a customer care use an ATM to deposit 
       money and withdraw a limited amount of cash.
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   (4) It enables customers to do several banking transactions 
       twenty-four hours a day.
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   (5) In addition, a customer can transfer funds between 
       accounts or get a cash advance on a credit card.
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       A. 2
       B. 3
       C. 4
       D. 5
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Kunci jawaban: C

Sumber:

http://jerryyr.blogspot.com/2011/08/latihan-soal-acept.html

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31. 1. If an object held near the surface of the earth is        released, it will fall and accelerate, or pick up 
       speed, as it descends.
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    2. The weight of an object is equal to the mass of the object 
       multiplied by the acceleration due to gravity.
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    3. The force of gravity on an object is also called the 
       object's weight.
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    4. This acceleration is caused by gravity, the force of 
       attraction between the object and the earth.
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    5. This force depends on the object's mass, or the amount of 
       matter in the object.
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       A. 2                                 C. 4
       B. 3                                 D. 5
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32. 1. Internet is composed of many interconnected computer 
       networks.
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    2. Instead, an individual who has Internet access can 
       communicate directly with anyone else on the Internet, 
       post information for general consumption or retrieve 
       information.
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    3. Each network may link tens, hundreds, or even thousands 
       of computers, enabling them to share information and 
       processing power.
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    4. The Internet has made it possible for people all over the 
       world to communicate with one another effectively and 
       inexpensively.
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    5. Unlike traditional broadcasting media, such as radio and 
       television, the Internet does not have a centralized 
       distribution system.
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       A. 2                                 C.  4
       B. 3                                 D.  5
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33. 1. Pregnancy starts when a male’s sperm fertilizes a female’s 
       ovum, and the fertilized ovum implants in the lining of 
       the uterus.
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    2. By the 12th week of pregnancy many of these symptoms have 
       subsided, but others appear.
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    3. Some women also experience cravings for unusual substances 
       such as ice, clay, or cornstarch; this condition, called 
       pica, can indicate a dietary deficiency in iron or other 
       nutrients.
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    4. Other symptoms include breast tenderness and swelling, 
       fatigue, nausea or sensitivity to smells, increased 
       frequency of urination, mood swings, and weight gain.
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    5. Because pregnancy changes a woman’s normal hormone 
       patterns, one of the first signs of pregnancy is a missed 
       menstrual period.
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       A. 2                                 C. 4
       B. 3                                 D. 5
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34. 1. Maya Civilization was an ancient Native American culture 
       that represented one of the most advanced civilizations 
       in the western hemisphere before the arrival of Europeans.
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    2. The people known as the Maya lived in the region that is 
       now eastern and southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, 
       El Salvador, and western Honduras.
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    3. Recent discoveries show highly developed cities, 
       sophisticated art, and examples of Maya writing that date 
       from as early as 600 years before the Classic period began.
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    4. Archaeologists believed that Maya culture reached its 
       highest development from about AD 300 to 900, during what 
       is known as the Classic period.
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    5. They built massive stone pyramids, temples, and sculpture; 
       developed a system of writing using hieroglyphs; and 
       recorded their achievements in mathematics and astronomy.
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       A. 2                                 C. 4
       B. 3                                 D. 5
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35. 1. The basic function of a government is to provide stability.
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    2. They organize a country’s military defenses, and they make 
       agreements with other countries to keep peace.
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    3. Governments also provide many services, such as schools, 
       parks, sewage systems, and streets and highways.
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    4. Governments make laws and enforce laws to protect people’s 
       rights.
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    5. It does so by maintaining order within a country and by 
       protecting the country’s borders from outside attack.
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      A. 2                                 C.  4
      B. 3                                 D.  5
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36. 1. The Apache are known to many people because of the Wild 
       West stories about Cochise and Geronimo.
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    2. They also made raids for horses and supplies.
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    3. In addition to the Chiricahua, there are several other 
       Apache groups who now live on reservations in the 
       Southwest.
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    4. Both men were famous Chiricahua Apache warriors who fought 
       to keep Apache land free from Mexico and the United States.
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    5. The early Apache were nomads who moved about and hunted 
       and gathered food from the land on which they lived.
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       A. 2                                 C.  4
       B. 3                                 D.  5
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Kunci jawaban: belum ada
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E. Numbers 37 – 40 contain jumbled sentences. You are required to identify the correct order to form a good paragraph.

[soal nomor 37 – 40 berisi kalimat-kalimat yang tidak disusun dengan urutan yang logis. Anda diminta untuk memilih opsi yang menujukkan urutan kalimat logis yang membentuk paragraph].

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Informasi khusus

Terlalu sulit untuk bisa dikerjakan. Akan lebih bijaksana apabila mengalokasikan waktumu untuk belajar pada bagian lain yang lebih mudah.

Hal ini karena kalimat-kalimat yang diacak-acak tersebut tidak mempunyai urutan logika yang jelas.

Seandainya saja ada konteks logika urutannya (baik urutan waktu ataupun urutan sebab akibat) tentunya soal seperti berikut ini masih bisa dipelajari: proses respirasi,  cara membuat pupuk kompos, peredaran darah, teori evolusi, riwayat Albert Einstein, pengaruh zat kimia tertentu terhadap kesehatan, dll.

Seandainya saja ada kata-kata hubung yang menunjukkan urutan seperti ini, tentunya masih bisa dipelajari: first, second, next, after that, finally, at last, dll.

Dibawah ini kami beri soal latihan yang mudah. Tingkat kesulitannya dibawah tes AcEPT yang sebenarnya karena hanya untuk latihan saja.

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Contoh Soal

1. 1. Thorough chewing cuts food into small pieces that are 
      more easily attacked by the saliva, which moistens the 
      food so it can be swallowed easily.

   2. Digestion begins in the mouth, where the food is cut 
      and chopped by the teeth.

   3. From the mouth the food is swallowed into the tubelike 
      esophagus, or gullet.

   4. The saliva also contains the enzyme amylase, which 
      changes some starches into simple sugars.

   5. The tongue helps mix the food particles with a 
      digestive juice called saliva, which is secreted by 
      glands in the mouth.

   A. 2-3-1-4-5                 C.  2-5-1-4-3

   B. 2-5-4-3-1                 D.  2-3-5-1-4
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38. 1. As it lays the eggs, it may or may not fertilize them 
       with sperm from its sperm sac.

    2. The female eggs develop into fertile queens, sterile 
       workers, or soldiers.

    3. Most of the ants in a colony are workers.

    4. A queen ant digs a hole where it lays its eggs and waits 
       until the first ants emerge.

    5. Fertilized eggs result in females, while unfertilized 
       eggs produce males.

       A. 4-1-5-2-3                 C. 4-5-2-3-1
       B. 4-3-5-2-1                 D. 4-2-1-5-3
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39. 1. The exercise which involve physical effort such as 
       walking, swimming, bicycling, and jogging is known as 
       active exercise.

    2. It includes many physical therapy techniques.

    3. Physical training of the human body to improve the way 
       it functions is known as exercise.

    4. On the other hand, the exercise which involves a machine 
       or the action of other people is called passive exercise.

    5. The exercise can be categorized as either active or 
       passive.

       A. 3-2-1-4-5                 C. 3-1-4-2-5
       B. 3-5-2-4-1                 D. 3-5-1-4-2
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40. 1. In modern history, one of the most violent revolutions
       with far-reaching effects occurred in France beginning 
       in 1793.

    2. The monarchy was overthrown and a constitutional 
       government installed.

    3. A revolution is an attempt by political and military 
       forces within a country to overturn the government and 
       replace it.

    4. This intranational conflict soon led to a series of 
       international wars as all of Europe lined up against 
       France's revolutionary enthusiasm.

    5. The word revolution is often used to describe a civil 
       war.

       A. 5-2-1-4-3                 C. 5-4-1-3-2
       B. 5-3-1-2-4                 D. 5-2-4-1-3
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Kunci jawaban: belum ada
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